|This is just a little tricky to get on to a computer screen. If I make it any smaller, you won't be able to read it, so it will just have to be divided into two halves horizontally and you will just have to scroll backwards and forwards. Sorry about that, but they were very careless about web design in 1478.|
|Letter to John Paston III from William Paston III, c.1478 (British Library, add. ms. 27,446, f.18). All images by permission of the British Library.|
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