Also, I most humbly beseche your higthnes to pardon this my boldnes wiche innocency procures me to do togither with hope of your natural kindnis [kindness] wiche I trust wyl not se me cast away without desert,
I’m sorry for writing such a direct letter, but I am innocent. You are kind and I know that you will not have me sent away when I have done nothing wrong.« 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.