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that

but

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have

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so

he

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write

power

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needs

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daughter,

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take

in her

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necessity.
to

more

you

darling, but

would

to

ever
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extreme

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matter,

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pleased,

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mind

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your

Walter

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at

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yours,
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Letter

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John

be

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of

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us

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and

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cardinal

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trust

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had

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God,

matter

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to

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mercy

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apothecary,
in

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as

it, either

least,
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that

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the

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be

ceased

it shall.
of

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of

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Master

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letters, mine

Walter

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ton,

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your

darling,
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rest

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at

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done.

Wilton,
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before
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herself

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hath
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hath

truth, she

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fied
certi-

had

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con-

would

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children

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that

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so

or

for

destain

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Dame

make

to

as

brother

though

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proved

against them,

^tri

her

ruler

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touching

not

your

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science.
con-

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priorsister,

evident
and

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or

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meanour;
de-

sister, I

nor

Eleanor's
is

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honour

mine

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ungodly

so

I trust,
you

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that

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world,

is of

which

house

and

I would

the

in

of

servant

was,

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conscience

that

which

have

Broke

all the

them,

sundry priests;and, further,

two

since

(which

abbess) to

by

of

examined

being present
me

lE)entp dBiettb

of

that

case

the

lotoe

letters
old

for

that

prioress is

so

she

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I have

shall

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done

have

have

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you;

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best

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woman

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were

you,

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to
there-

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of

ensure

you

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sick

therefore
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come

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because

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you

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you

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pleasure.

for
earth

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same

by

world;

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of

in

company

me,

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desired

more

greater

the

have

waited

long

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for

time

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joy

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than

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day prefixed; for

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more

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me,

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heart

writing

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days, that

two

whose

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father
to

me,

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you,

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this

write

day, which

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book

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matter;

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spent above
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letter

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so

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in

of

me

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you

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in

head; wishing myself (especially

my

evening)

an

in

sweetheart's

my

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whose

arms,

shortly

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kiss.

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shall

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remember-

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dangers

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ter
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for,

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letters

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it shall

trust

both

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long

too

hardly by

messenger

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till

not

be

in

long

lord, your

my

with
of

which

to

be

declared.

repair hither,
store,

speed;.and

with
were

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caused

make

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thus
an

end

hand

Xtii

of

my

of him

yours.

visions
pro-

for lack

H.R.

trusting it

to; for I have

father, to

I would

both

written, and

time, darling,I make

letter, written

to

be

to

you

keep something
shall

hereafter

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specialities

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comforts,

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anne

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reasonable

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I take

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Paris

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past,

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to

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mine

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trust

trust

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true,

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to

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arrived

the

next

arrival

at

by

last

Monday

or

also

caus-

news.

desire

within
which

that

for,

longed
both

hear

then

pleasure

most

Sunday

your

the

these

you
we

on

to

and

send

to

me

know

to

of

request

letter, with

last

that

iBoletn

day
MonCalais:

after

while

have

pleasure

so

and

long
our

comforts.

more

own

to

you

darling,

[ xm

at

for

this

lack

present,
of

time.

letter

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inform

To

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with
of

suppressing

assure

you

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not

faftion

all

thereby

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in

good

same,

shall

[rftJ]

satis-

certainty

in

hereafter;

quietness

world.

world

my

only

both

come,

greatest

this

not

vain

sweetheart,

good

doings

your

for

the

reason.

this

in

and

knowledge

the

in

the

wherefore,

continue

me,

all

and

of

bridle

to

formableness
con-

of

and

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counterpoise

the

thereof,

the

with

thoughts

is

your

reason,

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it

joy
of

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me

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to

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that

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and

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long,

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up

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then

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all

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for

long

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to

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unfeigned

to

access

verily,
health,

he will

his
he

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and

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that

this
and

matter

retard
I

trust

send

know

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he

it shall
he
of

be

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thought

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him

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sayperial)
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imperial;

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farewell.

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to

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thus, for lack

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person;

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you

labour.

God

when

which

sickness

your

to

and

enough

and

pains

so

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yours,

occupy

recompense

my

stays

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divorce, gives

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to

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Fox,

Bishop

Gardiner,

the

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1528;

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4th

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to

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sent

consequence

her

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court,

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to

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Anne

from

and

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French.

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of

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landing

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on

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night

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first letter

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second

allude

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Boleyn

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third

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of

return

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complains

shows

court.

for

himself

excuses

wards
after-

soon

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necessity of parting

the

but

that

Harley,

king

court;

in

where

letter,formerly

Anne

fa6t, in
the

In

how

have

must

under

the

inform

it. This

that
In

of

Boleyn,

to

arrival

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was,

Anne

Tiltyard,

of the

the

on

in

he

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fourth

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is the

August,

of

period
king

of

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in

succeed

finding

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of

the

the
of

cause

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the

final

Anne,

Claude,
returned

queen
to

loves.

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makes

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in

legate

as

affair

of

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Francis

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open

point.
Boleyn,

of

Earl
years

which

at

1529,

of Sir Thomas

many

heart

the

he

of

shall

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legates was

created

of

love," and

in

whom

of that

daughter

passing

place

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decision

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whole

whether

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of

court

subsequently
after

of

delay

in

ended
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dart

illness

divorce, shows

time

above

(i8),

letter

last

mention

of her

affedions

and

the

the

Boleyn.

been

yet certain

not

of

Anne

"having
with

struck

year

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affedion

complains

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inasmuch

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the

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at

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court

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of

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end

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the

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to

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family to

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an

her

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love.

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6th

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Anne's

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correspondence
the
The

8th

2th

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August,

in
and

return.

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15

No.

16

20th, by Wolsey's
Anne.

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17

the

14,

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for

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and

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in

and
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1526.

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to

gave

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court.

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by

the

(July, 1527),

to

to

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we

therefore

date

the

themselves,

date

return

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