Written while Wentworth took refuge in Denmark during the summer of 1641. Pledges his "most affectionate service unto" Radcliffe. Mentions "our vessell hath perished in [th]e storme." On leaf 2, Radcliffe's autograph reply to initialed "R.," dated August 31, 1641. Indicates that the King will be returned out of Scotland very shortly, and suggests that it is "most requisite that y[ou]r L[ordshi]p come to kiss his Ma[je]styes hands." Indicates that he sends "a copy of [th]e last entercourse passed betwene y[ou]r blessed father and me" (possibly the copy that is now Folger X.c.101(5))
Dated: "Alcinore, [th]e 3d of July, 1641." Signed "W. Raby."
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Formerly Folger MS Add 652 (4)
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Extended title: Autograph letter signed from William Wentworth, Lord Raby, Helsingør, to Sir George Radcliffe 1641 July 3