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The Paston Letters
A Selection Illustrating English Social Life in the Fifteenth Century

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  • Date Published: January 2015
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107453685

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  • Originally published in 1909 as part of the English Literature for Schools collection, this book contains selections from the Paston letters, a group of letters written by the Paston family between 1440 and 1485. The letters reveal important details about daily life in fifteenth-century England, and a family tree and critical notes are both supplied by the editor. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in English history or the history of education.

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    • Date Published: January 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107453685
    • length: 90 pages
    • dimensions: 178 x 127 x 5 mm
    • weight: 0.09kg
    • availability: Available
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    Introduction
    Pedigree of the Paston family
    1. To my worshipful husband, William Paston, be this letter taken (about 1440)
    2. To my right worshipful husband, John Paston, dwelling in the Inner Temple at London, in haste (1443)
    3. To my well-beloved son, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (about 1444)
    4. To Edmind Paston of Clifford's Inn in London, be this letter taken (1444)
    5. To my trusty and well-beloved friend, Sir Thomas Howys, parson of Castlecomb (1450)
    6. To my right worshipful husband, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (1451)
    7. To my right worshipful master, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (1452)
    8. To my right worshipful master, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (1452)
    9. To my well-beloved son, John Paston (1453)
    10. To my right worshipful husband, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (1454)
    11. To my right worshipful husband, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (1455 or 1460)
    12. Errands to London of Agnes Paston, the 28th day of January, 1457, the year of King Henry VI, the 36th (1457)
    13. To my right worshipful husband, John Paston (before 1459)
    14. Unto my right worshipful cousin, Margaret Paston, this letter be delivered in haste (1458)
    15. To my right worshipful husband, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (before 1459)
    16. To my right worshipful and right entirely well-beloved cousin, the Viscount Beaumont (before 1460)
    17. To my right worshipful husband, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (1460)
    18. To my worshipful husband, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (about 1461)
    19. To my right worshipful husband, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (between 1461 and 1465)
    20. To my cousin, Margaret Paston (between 1461 and 1465)
    21. To my well-beloved son, Sir John Paston, be this delivered in haste (between 1463 and 1466)
    22. To my mistress Margaret Paston, be this delivered in haste, at London (1465)
    23. To my mistress Margaret Paston, be this delivered (before 1466)
    24. To master John Paston, or to my mistress his mother, be this letter delivered in haste (1466)
    25. To mistress Margaret Paston, be this delivered (probably between 1466 and 1469)
    26. To his worshipful brother, John Paston, be this delivered in haste (1467–8)
    27. To my right reverend and worshipful mother, Margaret Paston, dwelling at Caistor, be this delivered in haste (1468)
    28. To John Paston, the younger, be this delivered in haste (between 1466 and 1470)
    29. To my right well-beloved brother John Paston Esq. being at Caistor, or to John Daubeney there, be this letter delivered (1468)
    30. To my mother and my brother John Paston (1469 or 1474)
    31. To Sir John Paston, knight (1469)
    32. To John Paston, Esquire, be this delivered (1469–70
    33. To Sir John Paston, knight (1469–70)
    34. To my right worshipful mother, Margaret Paston, as Mawteby (between 1470 and 1474)
    35. To his well-beloved John Paston, Esquire, at Norwich, or to Mrs Margaret, his mother (1471)
    36. To my right worshipful brother Sir John Paston, knight (1472, or perhaps 1470)
    37. To John Paston, Esquire, at Norwich, be this delivered (1473)
    38. To John Paston, Esquire, be this delivered (1473)
    39. To Edmund Paston, Esquire, at Calais, be this delivered (1473)
    40. To John Paston, Esquire (1474)
    41. [This letter has no direction, but it is written either to John Paston, Esquire, or Margaret Paston] (1475)
    42. To John Paston Esquire, at Norwich, be this delivered (1475)
    43. Unto my right well-beloved Valentine, John Paston, Esquire, be this bill delivered (1476–7)
    44. To my right well-beloved cousin John Paston, Esquire, be this letter delivered (1476–7)
    45. Unto my right worshipful master, John Paston, Esquire, be this bill delivered (1476–7)
    46. To Master Sir John Paston, be this letter delivered in Calais (1476)
    47. Unto the right worshipful Sir John Paston, Knight (1477)
    48. To

  • Editor

    M. D. Jones

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