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rebus omnibus, atq; aliis optime consulat. omnes, nihil tamen suo, aut suorum tantum Cujusmodi multa, pro salute Regni et publica arbitrio constitutum babere cupit. sed Aposcum dignitate, tum tranquillitate animo agi. tolicæ Sedis judicio; qua in re quanta sit pie. tamus, ut tandem optimo Regi præsidio simus, tate, maxime ostendit, quum non ex magorum qui incredibili patientia st humanitate, nos- carminibus, et circulatorum imposturis, aliisre tram et Sanctitaus Vestræ opem expectat, sed malis artibus, sed Sanctissinia Pontihcis ma. tanta obsessus cura, sollicitudine et anxietate, nu, tanto huic vulneri suo opem petat, de quo ut nullus facile explicare possit, vix enim in vel plura forte quam licuisset Sanctitati les hoc ipso, oculis et auribus nostris credimus; træ subjecimus, quoniam bæc ipsa ulcera macujus usque adeo nos miseret, ut nibil ingrato nibus nostris contrectavimus, et quantum vimagis animo audiamus quam ejus de bac re tales spiritus exhalent cognovimus: proinde verba, querelas et cruciatum : jure, an injuria Sanctitas Vestra, pii patris et peritissimi meliceat nobis hoc, Beatissime Pater, cum Sanc- dici more, dum virtus adhuc stat, dum salos titate l'estra tacere, ne præjudicium nobis non desperatur, dum æger ipse sese sustinet et aut aliis faciamus, sed quem non excitet tot legitima petit auxilia, kegem de se et Apostoannorum Conscientiæ Carnificina, quam ut lica sede optime meritusa in pietatis suæ sinu transversum et modo in has et modo in illas foveat, illudq; ei indulgeat quod nec disputapartes agant Theologorum disputationes, et tionum immortalia dissidia, nec litium immen. Patrum decreta, nullus non videt; qua in resum chaos unquam dabit, nec sine maximo enucleanda ita ambiguo laboratur sensu, ut discrimine unquam tractabitur; atque illud jam non doctioris sed melioris hominis lumine etiam secum reputet, quam injurium, et cum et pietate egeamus, et propterea factum est privatis tum publicis rebus incommodum sit, ut cum ab utraq; parte stant assertores max extremos juris apices consectari, quanquam imi, in illam magis Majestas sua inclinat, non expediat ex scripto jure semper judicari ; quæ ab offensionibus et periculis magis re- cui, quia Pontifices et Principes miro omnium mota videtur. Quem præterea non moveat consensu, a Deo ipso præfecti, consentur Spidulcis illa insitaque sobolis successio, in qua ritus et animæ vice, merito in ambiguis, et morieutes et animam exhalaturi conquiescere, ubi multa periclitatur hominum salus, arbitrio natura ipsa, videmur oinnes ? quem ipsuper suo ejus duritiem moderari possunt et debent, non accendat, Regni atque imperii propa. in quo Sanctitas Vestra et Regem et Regnum gatio, et per solos liberos continuata quædam boc plane servaverit. Quod si alia ratione fruitio ? quem deniq; populorum fidei ac ejus vel aliunde paranda sibi fuerint auxilia, vecuræ commissorum tranquillitas et securitas, remur ne de Regno et Rege boc actum sit, quæ in designatis jam regibus et principibus quicquid enim alia manu huic vulneri im onutritur et vivit, non sollicitet ? ita ut tanti situm fuerit, nihil minus faciet quam sanitaadeoq; communis boni fundamenta nulla a tem, seditionibus enim et tumultibus omnia se jacta, non doleat et suspiret, cum in ex- exponentur, atq; imprimis Ecclesiastica Diy. tremis ejus diebus, extrema quoque tempora nitas et Apostolicæ Sedis Authoritas hinc deeis adventare sentiat, atq; secum omnia quod. turbabitur; quod non erit difficile, aut ingra. ammodo in ruinam trahi ? Majores babet, tum quibusdam, qui Rege cum Sanctitate Beatissime Pater, Causa hæc anfractus et Vestra nunc conjunctissimo, impietatis suæ difficultates, quam superficie tenus inspectan- venenum perbelle dissimulant; Cujusmodi tibus offerantur, in quo vel hæ potissimæ sunt jacturam si dura bæc tempora nostra fece. quod nec moram patitur, et in alteram par- runt, quod deinde sperandum sit, non videtem non inclinat quidem, sed omnino cogit, mus. Conservandus itaq; Rex est, ejusq; ni velimus ab ea præcipites et maxima cum eximia in Apostolicam Sedem voluntas ac privatæ tum publicæ rei jactura cadere; nam fides, ne eo a nobis abalienato, non modo qui vel Reginæ odio, vel speratæ, nec dum Angliæ Regem, sed Fidei quoq; Defensorem forsan notæ, futuræ conjugis illecebra et titil. amittamus, cujus virtutes et Religionem tanto latione Regem agi putant, ii excordes plane plausu orbi commendavimus. Brevitati stuet toto, quod aiunt, cælo errare videntur : ut dentes multa præterimus, et præsertim quid enim credere dignum est, nullis illius quam- Regni proceres, Nobiles æque atque ignobiles lib t duris moribus aut in jocunda consuetu- dicant, qui fremunt et acerbissime indignandine, vel ulterioris sobolis spe desperata, Re- tur, se tamdiu suspensos haberi, atq; ab aligium animo tanto periculo ad odium impelli orum nutu et voluntate exspectare, quid de posse ; ita nec in hominis bere sani mente fortunis eorum omnibus et capitibus statuant, cadere debet, Regem hunc imbecillo adeo esse aut decernant: atq; hac potissimum via inanimo, ut sensuum suadela eam abrumpere sistunt, qui nullam aut certe diminutam hic cupiat consuetudinem, in qua adolescentiæ Romani Pontificis Authoritatem vellent, quosuæ florentes annos exegerit persancte adeo, rum pleriq; in his disceptationibus, quibus ut in hac quoq; fluctuatione, non sine reve- alter alteri
, ut usu venire solet, re in ambiguo Tentia et honore versetur.
Ipest, credite posita, adversatur, ea dicunt quæ non absq; omnes, voluntati ejus non modo divinæ legis horrore referri queant; nam inter cætera illud timor, sed humani quoq; juris ratio eximia, maxime in ore obvium habent, et prædicant, hæcq; son privata sed publica, ad quam cum se nunquam satis demirari, aut ridere posse ejus animum trahant, utriusq; juris peritis. quorundam ignaviam, qui patienter audiunt, simi, et Regni hujus sui proceres, et primates Pontificibus in Jure Divino figendo et refie
gendo licere, Pontifci Pontificis ceram aut before this time; I wrote unto you the plumbum conflare non permitti; nos, ut bos King's mind and pleasure, as well to forbear scopulos et bas syrtes evitemus, nihil non any further pursuits of the Degrees comagimus, et ne præceps, huc vel illuc, Rex hic miited unto your Charge, except only the exruat, curamus, quem in officio vix contineri pedition of a new Commission and Pollicitaposse confidimus, dum a Sanctitate Vestra tion mentioned in the same. As also that you bis literis rescribatur : quibus si ut speramus Mr. Stevins, and Sir Francis Brian, should et cupimus aliquid rescriptum fuerit, per quod return home, like as my said Letters puret Regem et horum omnium animos quieti. ported. And forasmuch as now it appeareth, ores reddere valeamus, accedet nobis quoq; that there is no hope for you to attain the vis aliqua cætera felicius perficiendi; sin mi- said Commission and Pollicitation, the King's nus, omnia in deterius itura non ambigimus. Highness supposing that ye the said Mr. Quæ ut celerius Majestas sua cognoscat, præ- Stevins and Sir Francis be on your way sentes bos nuntios suos per dispositos equos homeward ; and perceiving that it should be ad Sanctitatem Vestram mittit, ex quorum necessary for his Grace to have there a subsermone plura quoque intelligent quam literæ stantial Counsellor of his, well learned in the ipsæ commode capere potuerunt. Ignoscet Laws, as well to defend all such things as vero Sanctitas Vestra literarum nostrarum shall be procured or set forth by the Cæsaprolixitati, quæ tametsi modum excedunt, rei reans, to the hindrance of the King's Cause, tamen bujus difficultatem et periculum majori as to let and impeach any Advocations, Inex parte minime attingunt.
hibitions, or other thing that may be dam. mageable thereunto, hath dispatched thither this Bearer and Mr. Bennet, who bath com
mandment to shew unto you, and every of XXV.-May 21, 1529. Richmont.
you, wheresoever be shall meet with or find Another Dispatch to Rome. An Original.
you, his whole Instructions, by tenour where
of ye shall be advertised of the King's fure Rooit well beloved Friends, I commend ther mind and pleasure in that behalf; me unto you in my most hearty manner, by wherefore tbis shall be only to signifie unto the bands of Alexander, Messenger; I have you, bow his Highness will that ye now forin good diligence received your Letters of the bear any pursuit, either for Commission, Pol4th of this Month; and semblably the King's licitation or Rescript to be sent to the EmHighness bach received your other Letters, peror for exhibition of the Brief, either bere sent by the same Messenger unto his Grace: or at Rome, but that following in every part By tenour whereof it well appeareth that the the tenor of the said Instructions, ye 'Mr. King's Highness is now frustrate of the good Stevins and Sir Francis Brian use all the dihope and expectation that his Grace and sem- ligence possible in your Voyage homeward, blably I were in of the Pope's determination, and the residue of you to attend to such to bave done for his Higliness in this great things as be mentioned in the said Instrucand weighty Cause of Matrimony, as his Ho- tions ; ascertaining you, that whereas ye liness by his Chamberlain promised; not only were in doubt what is meant by the Protesthat which might be done of power ordinary, tation spoken of in my former Letters and but also of absolute; and that ye be utterly your Instructions, it was none other thing in despair to consecute or attain any thing to iban in the same Instructions was plainly the purpose there, to the benefit of the said specified and declared ; That is to say, FailCause, with the strange demeanour that bath ing of all your Requests and Pursuits touchbeen used in calling you to make answer, why ing the King's great Matter, to have shewed the supplications presented by the Emperor's unto his Holiness the danger that might enAmbassador for advocation of the Cause sue, by losing the entire favour of this Prince, should not proceed; and bow discreetly and by mean of his so strange and unkind dealing substaotially ye have answered and ordered with bis Grace ; howbeit, considering in yourselves therein : Affirming finally, that as what state the things now be, and how much to that Matter, ye think it shall not serve to the Pope's Holiness seemeth to be inclined to any purpose, but only to stop your suit in the the Emperor's part. And yet as appeareth obiaining of a new Commission, and desiring both by your Letters, and by such other knowto be ascertained of the King's pleasure ledg as the King hath, his Holiness would touching the Protestation mentioned in your gladly conserve the King's Love and Favour, Instructions, and how the same is meant and and is loth to do any třing to the prejudice understood, with many other things comprised of his Cause : It is no time to come to any in your said Letters, right well and substan- rigorous or extream words with his Holitially couched and handled; for the which ness, but in gentle and modest manner 10 the King's Highness giveth you hearty thanks, shew himself in such words as be mentioned and I also thank you in most hearty manner in my said last Letters sent by Thadeus; and for my part.
so without irritation of him, but with con. Ascertaining you, that by Thadeus, Cou- servation of his favour to entertain bis Holirier, upon receipt of your former Letters sent ness in the best manner that may be, without by him, who I trust be arrived with you long medling in any other Protestaion, but only
to look what may be done touching such writing, Mr. Stevins, to Capisuke was well Protestations apart, as is mentioned in the avoided; yet was there none express refusal said Instructions given to Mr. Benet, which made by the Pope's Holiness to condescend with these Letters shall be a sufficient infor- unto the said New Commission, but order mation of you all what to do in the Causes given that you should consult and conser with to be committed, not doubting but in all other the Cardinal Anconitane and Symonetle upon particular suits of Bulls, and other things the same ; which Conference, by mean of the committed unto you, ye Mr. Stevins and Sir said Business, was deferred and disapFrancis Brian, have or will do your best to pointed, without any tinal conclusion or resobring the saine with you; the expedition lution taken thereupon. Wherefore inasmuch whereof, if they be not sped already, the as yet there appeareth none utter despair King's Highness committeth to the Wisdonis of obtaining the said New Commission and of such of you as sball fortune to be in the Pollicitation, with some more fat, pregnant, Court of Rome at the receipt bereof; where. and etfectual Clauses than the other hath; in, and in all other things, his flighness The king's pleasure is, That notwithstandtrusteth, and I do the semblable, that ye will ing any words before mentioned, both ye the order yourselves with all effectual diligence, said Mr. Stevins, and Sir Francis Brian, if ye as the special confidence that is put in you be not departed from the Court of Rome, do doth appertain.
for the time of your demur there, which the And forasmuch as the greatest thing that is King's pleasure is, shall not be long, but only to be looked unto is the importune Suit of for taking of your leave; and also the rest of the Cæsareans, not only to stop any further the King's said Orators, after your departure, things to be granted to the King's Highness, shall, as ye shall see the case require, endeabut also to revoke the Commission given to vour your selves as inuch as may be, to ob. the Lord Legate Campegius and to me, tain the said New Commission and Polliciwhich should be a clear disappointment and tation, foreseeing always that you handle the frustration of the King's Cause ; ye shall matter after such manner, as thereby the therefore look substantially by all politick Pope be not the rather induced to hearken means to withstand, that no such thing be and incline to any persuites of the Imperials granted; assuring the Pope and all the Car- for advocation of the Cause, which were a dinals, and such other as have respect to the total frustration of all the King's intent, but well of the See Apostolick, that if he should so to use your selves, as ye shall see to be do such an high injury to the King and his to the benefit, and not to the hindrance thereRealm, and an Act so contumelious to us bis of: Which done, the King's Grace doth refer Legates, and so contrarious to his Faith and the good bandling of this thing to your wisPromise, he should thereby not fail so highly doms and discretions, neither to leave the to irritate the King and all the Nobles of this pursuit for the said Commission and PolliciRealm, that undoubtedly they should decline tation, if it may without dammage be folfrom the obedience of the See Apostolick, lowed; nor to follow it, if therehy you shall and consequently all other Realms should do see apparent danger of any such Advocation, the semblable, forasmuch as they should find or advantage to ensue to the purpose of the in the Head of the same, neither justness, Imperialists, like as his Highness doubteth uprightness, nor truth ; and this shall be ne- not, knowing now the King's mind and pleacessary, as the case shall require, well to be sure, you will with wisdom and dexterity, inculked and put in his head, to the intent order your selves herein accordingly. his Holiness by the same may be preserved And furthermore, you shall in any wise from granting, passing, or condescending to dissuade the Pope for sending either by his any such thing.
Nuntio, to be sent unto Spain, or otherwise, After these Letters perfected hither, and for the Original Brief. And if the Nuntio be read unto the King's Highness, albeit that already passed, having charge to speak for mention is made in sundry places beretofore, sending the same to the Court of Rome, then that as well ye Mr. Stevins, and Sir Francis to find the means that a Commandment be Brian, if ye be not returned from the Court by the Pope's Holiness sent after him, not to of Rome, as also the rest of the King's Am- make any mention thereof: Which done to bassadors, which at the arrival of Mr. Doc. you, the King's said Ambassador shall bave tor Bennet shall fortune to be there, shall a good colour to induce the Pope's Holiness, forbear to make any further means or pursuit saying, as of yourself, That you have well for the New Commission and Pollicitation, considered your own pursuits for producing but clearly to use silence therein ; yet never the Brief at Rome ; and because the Emperor theless regarding, and more profoundly might percase think that the Pope were about considering the effect of your Letters last to arect unto him the falsity of the said Brief, sent, it doth plainly appear, that tho after therefore you can be contented that that matthe overture made to the Pope's Holiness of ter be put off, and no mention to be made the said New Commission, the Business thereof by his Nuntio, or otherwise ; wherechanced to be made by the Emperor's Am- unto it is not to be doubted but the Pope's bassador, upon preferring a Supplication for Holiness will have special regard, and facilly advocation of the cause ; wbich thing by your condescend to your desires in that behalf.
BY TIE KINO.
Finally; It appeareth also by certain your XXVII.--April 6, 1529. Letters sent, as well to the King's High- The King's Letter to his Ambassadors, to hinder ness as to me, that the Pope's Holiness is
an Avocution of the Suit, An Original. much desirous to study and find a mean and way to satisfy the King's Highness in this [Cotton Libr. Vitel. B. 11.) behalf : Amongst which one clause in his Letters to me is this ; Tumeisi enim jurisperito HENRY REX, rilin consilium quæsiverimus, sed nihil reperimus, Trusty and right well-beloved we greet quod bonis oratoribus simul et justiliæ ac honori you well. Since your departure from hence, nostro sutisfaceret; sed tumen ugimus omnia, et we have received sundry your Letters to us tentamuis omnes molos Regice sua Serenitali, ac directed, whereof the last beareth date at circumspectini tuæ sulisficienti. (And it is Rome, the 4th day of the last inontb ; and added in the Margin, with Wolsey's hand; have also seen such other as from time to
Mi Pilre, refrras tuis literis pervelim quid tibi tinie ye have sent to the most Reverend Faet mihi Pontifex diuerit de modis escogitandis, et ther in God, our most entirely well-beloved quonodo subrisens dicebat, In nomine Putris, &c.) Counsellor, the Lord Legate, Cardinal,
Wherefore since his Holiness 80 plainly Archbishop of York, Primate of England, declared, that he seekech the ways and means and our Chancellour: By continue whereof, to satisfie the King's Highness, it shall be in we have been advertised of the Successes, as any wise expedient, that you the said Orators well of your Journey thitherwards, as of such perceiving any towardness of Advocation, things as ye to that time had done in our lay tbis to the Pope's Holiness, saying, That Causes to you coinmitted; for the which that is not the way to satisfy his Grace; and your diligent advertisement, and good acyet besides that, by your Wisdoms to find quittal, we give unto you condign thanks : ibe means to understand and know of bis ascertaining you, We do not a lituie marvel, Holiness what be the ways and means, which that in your said last Letters you shew so his Holiness hath studied or can study to much desperation of any great favour to be satisfie the Kiny according to his writing in bad at the Pope's hand in our said Causes ; this bebalf, whereof they shall say his Grace considering that neither ye then had spoken is glad, and is very desirous to know and un- with bis Holiness in the same, nor by such derstand the same; and as you shall per- Conferences as ye had had with Mr. Jacobo ceive any towardness or untowardness in Salviati, or other on bis bebalf, we can perthe Pope in that behalf, so to set forth your ceive but all good favour and towardness ; pursuits to the best purpose accordingly. tho per-case the superiority of the Inperials, And thus heartily fare you well. From Rich and the common fame, led you to think the mond, the 21 day of May.
contrary: Howbeit as you know no credence Your loving Friend,
is to be given unto such cominou report, nor T. Cardinalis Eborac. we trust the same shall prove more true,
than hach done the Opinion that was of the
Lord Legate Campegius now here Resident, XXVI—May 31. Romæ, 1529. whom we find and certainly know to be of a
far other sort in his love and inclination toA Letter of the Pope's to the Curdinal.
wards us, than was spoken, not having such An Original.
affection towards the Emperor, as in bim Dilecto Filio nostro Thomæ tituli Sanctæ Cecilia was suspected. And to be plain with you,
Preshulero Cardinali Ebrucensi, rostro et if ever he had been of other mind, we have sedis Apostolicæ Legato de lutere.
said somewhat to him after sucb manner as Clemens manu propriu.
might soon change that intention. So ibat
little Faith is to be given to the outward [Cotton Libr. Vitell. B. 11.)
Sayings and Opinions of such People as meaDilecte Fili noster, salutem et Apostoli. sure every thing at their pleasure ; which we cam benedictionem. Cum Angliæ Rex ac doubt not but ye right wisely do consider, Circumspectio vestra, vetera erga nos et Se- and that ye bave before this time, by your dem Apostolicam merita novis officiis auge- diligent sollicitation made to speak with the retis, optabamus occasionem, in qua et vos Pope's Holiness for declaration of yourCharge,
amorem cognoscere possetis ; sed proved the contrary. Whereof we shall be molestissime (ulimus eam primum esse obla- glad and joyous to hear; willing and desir. tam, in qua circumsepti angustis terminis ing you therefore, according to the great and Justitiæ, non possemus progredi quantum special confidence that we have in you, to velleinus, studio vobis gratificandi, multis ac pretermit no time in the diligent handling and rationabilibus Causis desiderium vestrum im. execution of your said Charge, but by one pedientibus, quod quidem Regiis Oratoribus good way or other to find the mean, if you istuc redeuntibus demonstrare conati sumus. bave not already done it, to declare the same Sed super his et publicis negotiis copiosius unto the Pope, wherein the good advice and vobiscum loquetur Dilectus Filius noster Car- address of the Bishop of Verone shall, We dinalis Campegius. Datum Romæ die ultima trust, do you great furtherance; and by Maii, 1529.
J. whose means, if ye for the Pope's extreme
BY THE KINO.
debility or sickness might in no wise be often in every way bear to us the more perfect af. admitted unto his presence, ye may signify fection. And by your next Letters, We will unto him at great length, our whole Mind, that ye advertise us what Advocates ye have Desire, and Intent, after such form as your on our part, with their Names and Qualities; Instructions and Letters given and sent unto finding the means also, if it be possible, to you in that behalf do purport : For sure ye retain some notable and excelleni Divine, a inay be, it shall highly confer unto the bene. Frier, or other that may, can, or will firmly fit of our Causes, that ye have there present stick to our Causes, in leaning to that, Quod one so fast and assured Friend unto us, as Pontifer er Jure Divino non potest dispensare, we trust the Bishop of Verone is, who shall &c. And of all the Successes to advertise us, be able right largely to countervail, and meet as our special trust is in you. Given under with the malicious practices of the Archbishop our Signet, at our Mannor of Greenwich, the of Capua, who is thought to be one of the 6th of this April. chief Authors and Contrivers of the Falsities, Crafts, and Abuses, set forth to the hindrance of our said Causes; which no Man shall XXVIII. — The King's Letter to his Ambassamore politickly and facilly deprehend, than
dvurs, about his appeurance before the Legates. the said Bishop of Verone may do: And An Original. therefore be is by you, with all good means and ways possible, to be entertained; as we
June 23, 1529. doubt not but you will have special eye and To our trusty and right well-beloved Counsellors, regard to the making, wivning, and conser Mr. Wm. Bennet, Doctor of both Laws; Sir vation of as many Friends to our purpose as Gregory de Cassalis, Knight; and Mr. Peter ye can possibly obtain ; so bandling your Vannes our Secretary for the Lutin Tongue, self, as now may appear your dexterity and our Ambassadours, resident in the Court of perfect endeavour to conduce, with your dili Rome, and to every of them. gent labour and policy, our Matters to the speedy, indelayed, and desired end and ef. [Cotton Libr. Vitell. B. 11.] fect, which ye may be sure we shall not put in oblivion, but will have the same in remembrance accordingly. Marvelling neverthe Trusty and right well-beloved, we greet less, that though ye Mr. Stevins could not you well. By former Letters and Writings bring hitherto our great Causes to perfection, sent to you Sir Gregory and Mr. Peter, with ye had not in the mean season advertised us other of your Collegues then being at Rome, what is done touching such Bulls as were to and by such conference as was had with you be sped for our other particular Matters, Mr. Benet before your departure, you were whereof no mention is made in your said advertised in what state then stood our Cause Letters; willing and desiring you therefore, and Matter of Matrimony, and how it was by your next Letters, to advertise us in what intended that the Process of the same should state and train the same be ; knowing right with diligence be commenced before the Pope's well that ye being not only by the former Legates here, being authorised for that purLetters and Writings, but also by such as be pose. Since that time, ensuing the deliberasent unto you, at this time sufficiently and tion taken in that behalf, the said Legates, amply instructed of our Mind and Pleasure, all due Ceremonies first observed, bave diwill now so acquit your self, as shall corre. rected Citations both to us and to the Queen, spond to the perfect expectation, and firm for our and for her appearing before them the opinion that we have of you, which we shall 18th of this month; which appearance was not fail to have in our tender consideration duly on either Parry kept, performed, and all to your well, as is aforesaid. Ye shall also, requisite Solemnities accomplished: At which in your Conferences with the said Bishop of time the Queen trusting more in the power of Verone, understand and know of him, by the Imperialists, than in any justness of her what ways and means ye may best further Cause, and thinking of likelyhood, by frustrahis advancement to the Cardinality; exbort- tory allegations and delays, to traci and put ing him, for the manifold good effects that over the Matter to her advantage, did protest thereof may ensue, to conform bimself to the at the said day, putting in Libels, Recusaloacceptation thereof
, if it may be obtained; ries of the Judges; and also made a provocafor doubtless his Vertue, Wisdom, Experi- tion, alledging the Cause to be avoked by the ence, Fidelity, and other great and commend- Pope's Holiness, et litis pendentiam coram eodem; able merits well considered, we think no desiring to be admitted for probation thereof, Man more meet at this time to be preferred and to have a term competent for the same: thereunto than him: And therefore our ex. Whereupon day was given by the Judges till the press Mind and Pleasure is, that ye do it by 21 of the same month, for declaration of their all the ways and means to you possible. And minds and intentions thereunto ; The Queen finally we will that ye show unto him how in Person, and we by our Proctor enjoined to effectually we have written unte you in that appear the same day, to hear what the said behalf, to the intent, being advanced there- Judges should determine in and upon the same. onto, he may give us the better thanks, and At which time both we and the Queen appear.