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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Moreouer, the earle of Mellent, and Richard de Riuers (who had counselled the king to stand stoutlie in the matter,The earle of Mellent. and not to giue ouer his title of such in|uesritures, sith his ancestors had vsed them so long a time before his daies, Anno Reg. 4. by reason whereof, in renoun|cing his right to the same, he should doo a thing great|lie preiudiciall to his roiall estate and princelie maie|stie) were now earnest labourers to agree the king and the pope,The K. per|suaded to re|nounce his ti|tle to the inue|stiture of pre|lats. Eadmerus. in so much that in the end the king was persuaded by Anselme and them to let go his hold, resigning the inuestitures with staffe and ring; not|withstanding that, he reserued the right of elections, and such other roialties as otherwise apperteined to to his maiestie, so that such bishops as had doone ho|mage to the king, were not disabled thereby, but qui|etlie permitted to receiue their iurisdictions.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 About this time Robert duke of Normandie came into England to see his brother:Duke Robert commeth into England to visit his bro|ther. who through the su|gred words and sweet enterteinment of the king, re|leased the yeerelie tribute of 3000. markes, which he should haue had out of the realme vpon agreement (as before ye haue heard) but cheefelie indéed at the request of the queene, being instructed by hir husband how she should deale with him that was knowne to be frée and liberall, without any great consideration what he presentlie granted.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Now hauing béene here a certeine time, and sola|ced himselfe with his brother and sister, he retur|ned into Normandie, where shortlie after he began to repent him of his follie, in being so liberall as to release the foresaid tribute: wherevpon he menaced the king, and openlie in his reproch said that he was craftilie circumuented by him, and flatlie couzened. Diuerse in Normandie desired nothing more than to set the two brethren at square, Wil. Malm. Factious per|sons practise to set the two brethren at variance. and namelie Robert de Belesme earle of Shrewsburie, with William earle of Mortaigne: these two were banished the realme of England. The earle of Shrewesburie for his rebellious attempts (as before you haue heard) and the earle of Mortaigne left the land of his owne willfull and stubborne mind,The earle of Mortaigne. exiling himselfe onelie vpon hatred which he bare to the king. For being not contented with the earledome of Mortaigne in Nor|mandie, and the earledome of Cornewall in Eng|land, he made sute also for the earledome of Kent, which his vncle Odo sometime held. Now bicause he was not onelie denied of that sute, but also by order of lawe had certeine parcels of land taken from him, which he wrongfullie deteined, he got him into Nor|mandie, and there made war both against those pla|ces which the king held, and also against other that belonged to Richard earle of Chester, who was then vnder the kings tuition and gouernement by reason of his minoritie.Richard earle of Chester.

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