To Richard Bagot, Langley L.a.190
How vncharytably the parson of chedall (good mr Bagott) hathe byne
dealte withall by hys froward neyghbours it seemes well known
so you, so that I need nott any further to enfurme you
herein. butt do haertely entreat that as you have pytyed
his wrongfull vexaciones in motioinge his ould adversaryes
to an agreement, wherevnto they have assented: so do I trust
that you will beestowe your traveylls vnto bromley on fryday
next to effect a frenshyp betwyxt them, yf otherwyse they
can nott be agreed by their alredy chosen arbytratons, att
which plase you shall have my company I doe my best herein.
So (with most harty comendaciones) I leave you to the almyghty.
langley the xvth of Ianuary 1594
Your very Loving frend assureddly to his pow[damaged] Wyliam Basset
if this parsonnes molestaciones weare as thorowly knowne vnto you as it is vnto myselfe, I am persuaded you would very greatly pytye his case. So preyinge I mey be hartely comended vnto good mrs bagott your bedfellowe, once ageine doe beetake you to the grace of god././