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Beinecke MS 1206
England, 1548 May 6.
Edward VI, King of England, 1537-1553, Letter : Westminster, to John Laeson.
1 l. . : paper ; 185 x 285 mm.
Restricted fragile material. May not be seen without the permission of the appropriate
Letter, signed, on paper, from King Edward VI of England to John Laeson of Northamptonshire
directing him to contribute a fully furnished horse and armed horseman, by June 10th,
for that summer's planned military campaign against the Scots, who are said to intend
"further annoyaunce of our dominions and subiects."
Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (Bonhams London sale, 2014 June 18, lot 101)
on the Lathrop Colgate Harper Fund, 2014.
Woodcut sign manual of King Edward VI at the head of the document, with "By the kyng;"
counter-signature of Lord Protector Somerset ("E. Somerset") at the end of the text.
Papered seal on verso with address.
Layout: single column of 19 lines.
Script: secretary script.
Edward VI, King of England, Letter to John Laeson. General Collection, Beinecke Rare
Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University..
Edward VI, King of England, 1537-1553.
Somerset, Edward Seymour, Duke of, 1506?-1552.
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