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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Not long after this Thomas the archbishop of Yorke died: after whom succeeded Thurstane,Thurstane archbishop of Yorke. a man of a loftie stomach, but yet of notable learning, who euen at the verie first began to contend with Rafe the archbishop of Canturburie about the title and right of the primasie. And though the king aduised him to stand to the order which the late archbishops of Yorke had obserued, yet he would not staie the matter, sith he saw that archbishop Rafe being sicke and diseased, could not attend to preuent his doings. Thurstane therfore consecrated certeine bishops of Scotland,Giles Aldane bishop of S. Ninian. and first of all Giles Aldane the elect bi|shop of S. Ninian, who promised and tooke his oth (as the manner is) to obeie him in all things as his primate.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The citie of Worcester about this season was by a casuall fire almost wholie burnt vp and consumed.

Floriacensis Wigorniensis. Worcester burnt. Polydor.

The Welshmẽ inuade the en|glish marshes. K. Henrie en|treth into Wales with an armie.

Which mishap, bicause that citie ioineth néere vnto Wales, was thought to be a signification of trou|bles to folow by the insurrection of the Welshmen: who conceiuing hope of good speed by their good suc|cesse in the wars held with William Rufus, began now to inuade & waste the English marshes. Wher|vpon king Henrie desirous to tame their hautie sto|machs (bicause it was a gréefe to him still to be vex|ed with such tumults and vprisings as they dailie procured) assembled a mightie armie, and went into Wales. Now bicause he knew the Welshmen tru|sted more to the woods and mountains, than to their owne strength, he beset all the places of their refuge with armed men, and sent into the woods certeine bands to laie them waste, & to hunt the Welsh out of their holes. The soldiours (for their parts) néeded no exhortation: for remembring the losses susteined a|fore time at the Welshmens hands, they shewed well by their fresh pursute, how much they desired to EEBO page image 38 be reuenged, so that the Welsh were slaine on each hand, and that in great numbers, till the king percei|ued the huge slaughter, & saw that hauing throwne away their armour and weapons, they sought to saue themselues by flight, he commanded the souldi|ours to ceasse from killing, and to take the residue that were left prisoners, if they would yéeld them|selues: which they did, and besought the king of his mercie and grace to pardon and forgiue them.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The king thus hauing vanquished and ouercome the Welshmen,Garisons pla|ced in Wales by K. Henrie. Floriacensis Wigorniensis. placed garisons in sundrie townes & castels, where he thought most necessarie, and then re|turned to London with great triumph. Thither shortlie after came ambassadours from the empe|rour, requiring the kings daughter affianced (as be|fore you haue heard) vnto him, and (being now viri|potent or mariable) desired that she might be deliue|red vnto them.A subsidie rai|sed by the king to bestowe with his daughter. Hen. Hunt. Polydor. King Henrie hauing heard their sute and willing with spéed to performe the same, raised a great tax among his subiects, rated after euerie hide of land which they held, & taking of ech one thrée shil|lings towards the paiment of the monie which was couenanted to be giuen with hir at the time of the contract. Which when the king had leuied, with much more, towards the charges to be emploied in sending hir foorth, he appointed certeine of his greatest péeres to safe conduct hir vnto hir husband, who with all con|uenient speed conueied hir into Germanie, and in verie honorable maner there deliuered hir vnto the foresaid emperour. After this, the king went into Normandie,The king go|eth ouer into Normandie. and there created his sonne William duke of that countrie, causing the people to sweare fealtie and obedience to him, whereof rose a custome, that the kings of England from thencefoorth (so long as Normandie remained in their hands) made euer their eldest sonnes dukes of that countrie. When he had doone this with other his businesse in Norman|die, he returned into England.

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