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Richard the first, second sonne to Henrie the second.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Anno Reg. 1._RIchard the first of that name, and second sonne of Henrie the second, began his reigne ouer England the sixt day of Iulie, in the yere of our Lord 1189. in the seauen and thir|teeth yeare of the emperour Frederike the first, in the e|leuenth yere of the reigne of Philip the second king of France, Wil. Paruus. and king William surnamed the Lion as yet liuing in the gouernement of Scotland.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 This Richard, immediatlie after the solemnities of his fathers funerals were ended, made hast to Ro|uen, where he was ioifullie receiued, and proclamed duke of Normandie, receiuing the inuesture accor|ding to the custome, Matt. Paris. on the twentith day of Iulie. Then studieng to set all things in good order on that side the sea, he made search where his fathers treasure was preserued, and therevpon attached Stephan de Turnham, who was seneschall or gouernour (as we may call him) of Aniou,Stephan de Turnham committed to prison. and committing him to pri|son, compelled him to make deliuerie of all such summes of monie as he had hid and laid vp in cer|teine castels by the commandement of the late king his father.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Whilest he was thus occupied, his brother Iohn came to him, Matth. Paris. Polydor. to whom he ioifullie gaue the welcome, and besides all other things which his father had be|queathed vnto him by his testament in England, amounting to the value of foure thousand pounds of yearelie rent, with the earledome of Mortaigne, he procured a marriage for him (being now a widower) for his further aduancement with the ladie Isabell,Isabell daugh+ter to the earle of Glocester married to Iohn ye kings brother. daughter to Robert earle of Glocester, which earle had appointed the said Iohn to be his heire as before is mentioned, although Baldwine the archbishop of Canturburie forbad the mariage, bicause they were coosens in the third degree of consanguinitie.She is named by diuerse au|thors Ha [...]isia. Matth. Paris. R. Houed. To Robert earle of Leicester also he restored all his lands which had béene taken from him, and such per|sons as his father had disherited, he restored like|wise to their former rights and possessions, howbeit those had forsaken his father, and taken part with him against his said father, he séemed now so much to mislike, that he remooued them vtterlie from his presence, and contrariwise preferred such as had continued faithfull vnto his father in time of the troubles.

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