Letter ID: 1045
Reference: BL, MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.154r-v
Citation: DCB/001/HTML/1045/008
Date: 25 May 1591



Later Addition: Belgia 1591 25 May

Later Addition: Belgia 1591. May

Sir. Hir Majestie by hir letters in Januarie last, where- with I dowbt not but yowe weare made acquainted, ernestly recommended /to/ the States of Holland the longe suite of Collonell Sonoy, sufficientlie knowen unto yowe, which letters as he saith weare soone after presented to them, but hetherto he hath not received anie awnsweare: And for that by the same letters hir Majestie signifieth unto them that yowe showld in hir name sollicite them in the behalf of the said Monsieur Sonoy, and that she would expect to hir from them by writinge howe theie showld intend to deale with him: She hath commaunded mee to require yowe effectuallie to solicite this matter in hir name to the said States; the rather for that the said Collonell Sonoy is nowe gon over with his wief and famelie to attend the issue of this matter, which importeth him greatlie, and therefore I praie yowe to assist him thearein what yowe maie./ And so I Commend mee hartelie to you./ From the Cort this xxvth of Maye. 1591. Your vearie Loving frend./ William Burghley

Postscript: I pray yow advertise, what yow shall doo, or can obteyne for this gentleman for hir Majesty is burdened with his importunite