I am by your counsel from you commanded to go unto the tower a place more wonted for a false traitor, than a tru subject wiche thogth I knowe I deserve it not, yet in the face of al this realme aperes that it is provid.
You have said that I must be sent to The Tower of London. This is a place for a traitor, not a place for a true subject [someone who is loyal to the Queen]. I do not deserve to be sent there, but you think I am guilty.« Return to Dear Herbert
Take a longer look – if you’d like a challenge why don’t you try and work out some of the words? I have also made a simple transcript.