By Robyn Adams, Rosanna Cox
Providing a clean method of the examine of the determine of the diplomat within the early smooth interval, this number of various readings of archival texts, items and contexts contributes a brand new research of the areas, actions and practices of the Renaissance embassy.
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He notes that he had received on 2 April ‘a lettre of banke for thes your Gentyllmen of a hondreth crownes. whiche the banker hathe promysyd to paye wyth yn thes ii dayes’. Elsewhere, he refers to ‘the chylderns inclynatyon and desyer homewarde’ to England and ‘theyr towardenes yn lernynge, and the frenche tonge, and the spendyng of theyr tyme’ in Swerder’s ‘pore tuycyon’. 41 These children and gentlemen are clearly the same, though Swerder names them nowhere in the letter. A bill dated 25 April 1540 and retained among the Loseley papers is on its own similarly mysterious.
A bill dated 25 April 1540 and retained among the Loseley papers is on its own similarly mysterious. 42 These are clearly the ‘Gentyllmen’ referred to in Swerder’s letter, who are now returning to England, and the sixty crowns the remainder of the hundred sent on 2 April to Swerder. Lord John Grey (d. 1564) was the youngest son of Thomas Grey, marquis of Dorset (1477–1530), and younger brother of Henry Grey, later duke of Suffolk (1517–1554). His biographical entry in the DNB mentions no particular details of his education, but Swerder’s ‘tuycyon’ and ‘husbandyng’ may have partly prepared him for his subsequent military role in within the pale of Calais, where he was deputy of the English fortification of Newhaven near Boulogne.
In contrast to Swerder, whose letters to Cromwell, Cranmer and Audley suggest someone seeking further patronage, Weldon is at least for the moment focused on his studies. However, despite the impression he gives of neglecting his daily bread for study, Weldon discusses another distraction in the same letter, an elaborate search for very specific items requested by Jones. He reports that he cannot find a particular type of cosmetic case requested for Jones’s wife; she wants a ‘rownde’ tablet, but that ‘faschon’ is (perhaps embarrassingly) ‘exolete [obsolete] and litle now usyde’.