Warrants

A warraunte for the Warderobe of Bedds attendaunte

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We will and commaunde you Immediatlie upon the sighte hereof ye do content and pay or cause to be contented & paid to all such persons whose names hereafter do ensue for all suche parcells of Stuffe and workemanship by them donne and deliuered to our use to Robert Cotton yeoman of the Removinge Warderobe of Bedds attendaunte upon oure person as more particularlie hereafter enseweth. (That is to say)

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Fyrste to Edwarde Baker our upholster for makinge one cloth of Estate of Tissue Lyned with Buckeram frendged with venice gold and Silke, lyored and ringed with Laton ringes.

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For makinge of xii Quishions of Lyke Tissue and clothe of Golde frendged buttoned and tasseled with venice gold and Silke with pillowes of Fustian filled with downe

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Item to Thomas Grene our coffermaker for Timberwork of vii chaires, six square Stoles and two footestoles of walnuttre, the seates couered parte with cloth of Gold Tisshue, and parte veluet, the Backs Lyned with Satten, with girthwebb Sackcloth Buckeram, black nayles and bullion nayles and small guilt nayles with pillowes of fustian filled with downe with cases of cotton and lether to them.

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Item to John Parr our Enbrauderer for perfourminge the said cloth of Estate chares Stoles Footestoles and Quishions with enbrauderie

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And for a new Armes to the said cloth of Estate with the compartemente, garter, and crowne Imperiall enbr the same Armes richelie wrought with venice gold and siluer and with Purles and Spangles of gold and Siluer for the same

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Item to Roger mountague our Silkeman for all manner of frendge of venice gold and siluer and silke and other stuff deliuered to our said Artificers to be employed upon the parcells before belonginge to the said cloth of Estate, xii quishions vii chaires, vi square stoles and ii fotestoles. The Tisshue and cloth of gold of our store of the chardge of Raffe Hope disceased late yeoman of our warderobe of robes and remayned within our Tower of london all the rest of our great warderobe.

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And these our Lettres signed with our owne hand shalbe your suffycyent warraunt and dischardge in this behalf yeoven under our Signet at our manor of Otelands the iiiith daie of September in the xxix yeare of our Raigne 1587

To our Trustie and Welbelouid Servaunt John Fortescue Esquire Mr of our great warderobe & in his absence to his deputie or deputies ther.
subsigned Hinsdon

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