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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Whilest the king remained thus in Normandie, Anno Reg. 9. 1075 Roger earle of Hereford (contrarie to the kings mind and pleasure) married his sister vnto Rafe earle of Cambridge,Rafe Earle of Cambridge. Matth. West. Matth. Paris. Hen. Hunt. Simon Dun. A rebellion raised against K. William. or (as other haue) Northfolke, and withall began a new conspiracie against him. Amongst other also of the associats, earle Walteof the sonne of earle Siward was one, who afterward mistrusting the successe of this deuise, first vttered it to archbishop Lanfranke, and by his aduice sailed ouer into Normandie, and there disclosed the whole matter to king William: but in the meane time, the other two earles; namelie, Hereford and Cambridge had so farre procéeded in the matter, that they were vp in armour. Howbeit, Wolstan bishop of Wor|cester, and Egelwine abbat of Euesham, with the shirife of Worcester & Walter Lacie, so resisted the earle of Hereford, that he could not passe the Se|uerne to ioine with the earle of Cambridge. On the other side, Iohn Pike. Odo the bishop of Bayeux, and Geffrey the bishop of Constances pursued the earle of Cam|bridge so narrowlie with an other armie, which they had gathered of the English and Normans, that they constreined him to flée into Britaine, whereby the re|bellion was verie much appeased.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Anno Reg. 10. 1076In the meane time, the king vnderstanding by earle Walteof how the matter went in England, came ouer with all spéed out of Normandie, & within a short space brought the residue of the conspirators into such a feare, that they were scattered and put to flight, without attempting anie further exploit or conspiracie against him. Manie of them also were apprehended and put to death, among whom Roger and Walteof were most famous. And though Wal|teof (as yée haue heard before) disclosed the treason, H. Hunt. Earle Walte|of beheaded. yet to the end he should offend no more hereafter, he was beheaded at Winchester by the kings com|mandement, and his bodie hauing béene first buried in the same place where he suffered, was after con|ueied vnto Crowland, and there more honorablie in|terred.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 This earle Walteof or Waldeue was sonne (as ye haue heard) to Siward the noble earle of Nor|thumberland, of whose valure in the time of K. Ed|ward the confessor ye haue heard. His son the fore|said Walteof in strength of bodie and hardinesse did not degenerate from his father, for he was tall of personage, in sinews and musculs verie strong and mighty. In the slaughter of the Normans at Yorke, he shewed proofe of his prowesse, in striking off the heads of manie of them with his owne hands, as they came foorth of the gates singlie one by one: yet afterwards, when the king had pardoned him of all former offenses, and receiued him into fauour, hee gaue to him in mariage his néece Iudith the daugh|ter of Lambert earle of Lens, sister to Stephenerle of Albermare, and with hir he had of the kings gift, all the lands and liberties belonging to the honor of Huntingdon: in consideration whereof,Earledome of Huntingdon. he assigned to hir in name of hir dower, all the lands that he held from Trent southward. Shée bare by him two daughters, Maud and Alice. We find, that he was not onlie earle of Northumberland, but also of Nor|thampton and Huntingdon.

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