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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The king was stirred with these words, and said vnto the patriarch,

Though all the men of the land were one bodie, and spake with one mouth, they durst EEBO page image 109 not vtter such words against me. No woonder (said the patriarch) for they loue thine and not thée; that is to say, they loue thy temporall goods, and stand in feare of thée for losse of promotion, but thy soule they loue not. And when he had so said, he offered his head to the king; saieng, Doo by me euen as thou diddest by archbishop Becket, for all is one to me, either to be slaine heere in Europe of a wicked christian, or in the holie land by a Saracen, for thou art woorse than a Saracen, and thy people follow the prey and spoile and not a man. The king kept his patience, and said, I may not go out of my land, for if I should, mine owne sonnes would rise and rebell against me. No maruell (said the patriarch) for of the diuell they came, and to the diuell they shall. And thus he depar|ted from the king in great displeasure. ¶Thus haue some written: but by others it appeareth that the pa|triarch remained here till the king went ouer into Normandie himselfe,Rash iudge|ment in an ho|lie father. in companie of whom the pa|triarch went also (as after shall appeare.)

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 R. Houed. Iohn the kings sonne made king of Ireland. Ger. Dor. This yeare the last of March, king Henrie made his sonne Iohn knight, and shortlie after sent him ouer into Ireland, of which countrie he had made him king. At his comming into Ireland, he was ho|nourablie receiued of the archbishop of Diueline, and other noble men that had béene sent thither be|fore him. The king allowed him great abundance of treasure, but he hauing learned that

Non minor est virtus quàm quaerere parta tueri,
keeping it in his coffers (as one now come into a strange place, and not knowing what he shuld want) would not depart with it so fréelie amongst his soul|diers and men of warre as they looked for: by reason whereof their seruice was such, that in diuerse con|flicts he lost manie of his men, and at length was driuen through want of conuenient aid, to returne againe into England, hauing appointed his cap|teins and souldiers to remaine in places most expe|dient for the defense of that countrie. ¶ But héere|of yée may read more at large in the historie of Ireland.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 On the mondaie in the wéeke before Easter, chan|ced a sore earthquake thorough all the parts of this land,An earth|quake. such a one as the like had not beene heard of in England sithens the beginning of the world. For stones that laie couched fast in the earth, were remoo|ued out of their places, stone houses were ouer|throwne, and the great church of Lincolne was rent from the top downwards.

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