Letter ID: 0469
Reference: TNA, SP 84/50/62 f.61r-62v
Citation: DCB/001/HTML/0469/008
Date: 26 February 1595



Addressed: To the right honorable my very singular good Lord the L. Burghley Lord highe Treasurer of England.

Endorsed: 26 February 1594. Master Bodeleie to my L. From the Haghe. With the Copies of 2 intercepted lettres./

Later Addition: 26 February 94/5


May it please your good L. to receave the copies heerwith of two intercepted lettres, containing somwhat, in my judgement, worthe the sending to your L. They were written from Brussels, and sent for Rome: one to the Cardinal Coetan, and the other to the General of the Jesuites, by one William Creytton a Scottishe Je- suite: who I thinke heeretofore hath bin knowen to your L. and is a man, as I have heard, of good ac- count and respect among those of his profession. Having written at length, about fower daies past, of mine owne negotiations, and somwhat in the inclosed to be imparted to your L. by Sir Robert Cecill, I take my humble leave. From the Hage. February 26 1594. Your L. most humbly bounden Tho. Bodley.

Postscript: I am informed by Scottishe men heere, that Thomas Tyrie, of whome the intercepted make mention, is nephew to James Tyrie the famous Jesuite that professed in Paris, and nowe in Rome. The wife of Thomas and the L. Humes are brother and sisters children.