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Compare 1577 edition: 1 In the yeare 1165. queene Elianor was deliue|red of a daughter which was named Ioane. Matth. West. Matth. Paris. Also on the 26. day of Ianuarie, there chanced a maruellous earthquake in Northfolke, in the Ile of Elie, and in Suffolke, so that men as they stood on the ground were ouerthrowne therewith, and buildings so sha|ken, that the belles in stéeples knolled: the like had also chanced in the Aduent season then last before passed.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The Welshmen this yeare spoiled a great part of those countries that bordered vpon them:The Welsh|men make wa [...] on the Eng|lish marshes. where|with the king being sore mooued, leuied an armie with all spéed as well of Englishmen as strangers, and (without regard of difficulties and dangers) did go against the rebels, Wil. Paruus. Polydor. The king in|uadeth Wales. and finding them withdrawne into their starting holes (I meane the woods a [...]d strait passages) he compassed the same about in verie forceable maner. The Welshmen perceiuing them|selues now to be brought into such ieopardie, as that they could not well deuise how to escape the same, consulted what was best to be doone. After consulta|tion, casting awaie their weapons, they came foorth to the king, asking mercie; which somewhat hardlie they obteined. Few of them were executed in com|parison of the numbers that offended: but yet the capteines and chéefe authors of this rebellion were so punished, that it was thought they would neuer haue presumed so rashlie to offend him in like sort a|gaine. Rog. Houed. The seuere punishment vsed by king Henry against the Welshmen. For (as some writers affirme) he did iustice on the sonnes of Rice or Rees, & also on the sonnes and daughters of other noble men that were his compli|ces verie rigorouslie: causing the eies of the yoong striplings to be pecked out of their heads, and their noses to be cut off or slit: and the eares of the yoong gentlewomen to be stuffed.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 But yet I find in other authors, that in this iour|nie king Henrie did not greatlie preuaile against his enimies, but rather lost manie of his men of warre, both horssemen and footmen: for by his seuere proceeding against them, he rather made them more eger to séeke reuenge, than quieted them in any tu|mult. They tooke the castell of Cardigan, Ger. Dor. Ran. Cogge. Cardigan ca|stell wonne by the Welshmen. and in be|sieging of Briges, the king was in no small danger of his life: for one of the enimies shooting directlie at him, had persed him through the bodie, if Hubert de Saint Clere conestable of Colchester,Hubert de S. Clere conesta|ble of Colche|ster. perceiuing the arrow comming, had not thrust himselfe betwixt the king and the same arrow, and so preseruing his maister, receiued the stripe himselfe, whereof he died presentlie after, beséeching the king to be good lord to one onelie daughter which he had, whome the king bestowed in mariage vpon William de Langualée,William de Langualée. togither with hir fathers inheritance, which William begat of hir a sonne that bare both his name and surname. ¶A president of gratitude & thankfulnes is here committed to memorie. And surelie the king could doo no lesse, than some way requite the ventu|rous courage and hartie zeale of the gentleman, who with the losse of his owne life preserued the king, if not from death, yet from some dangerous wound that might haue put him to extreame anguish and paine. This may incite men to be mindfull of bene|fits receiued, a vertue no lesse rare than the contra|rie is common, and as one saith,

Quidam sed rari, acceptorum qui meritorum
Assiduè memores, &c.

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