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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The wind continuing this yeare for the space of thrée moneths and od daies northerlie, did greatlie hinder the growth and increase of floures and fruits: and about the first of Iulie there fell such a storme of haile and raine,A mightie storme of haile. as the like had not béene seene nor heard of in those daies, breaking downe the tiles and other couerings of houses, with boughes of trées, by the violent aboundance and force of the water and hailestones, which continued aboue the space of an houre powring and beating downe incessantlie. Af|ter this, when the king had remained a whole yeare in Guien, Anno Reg. 39. The king re|turneth hom|w [...]rds tho|rough France he returned homewards through France, and comming vnto Charters, was honorablie there receiued of Lewes the French king, as then latelie returned out of the holie land, and from thence he was roiallic by the same king Lewes brought vnto Paris.The countesse of Cornewall. The countesse of Cornewall went ouer with a noble traine of lords, gentlemen, and others, to be present at the méeting of hir two sisters, the queenes of England and France, so that the roialtie of the as|semblie on ech part was great.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 After that king Henrie had continued there for his pleasure certeine daies, he returned to England, landing at Douer in Christmasse weeke. This iour|nie into Gascoigne was verie costlie, and to small purpose (as writers haue recorded) for the kings char|ges amounted to the summe of 27 hundred thousand pounds and aboue, except lands and rents, which he gaue vnaduisedlie to those which l [...]ttle deserued, but rather sought the hinderance both of him and his realme, besides the gift of [...]0 thousand marks, which he bestowed vpon his halfe brethren by the mothers side, not reckoning the lands nor rents, neither yet the wards nor the horsses, nor iewels which he gaue to them besides, being of price inestimable. Thus in two iournies which he made, the one into Poictou, which countrie he lost; and the other into Gascoigne, which he hardlie preserued; he spent more treasure than a wise chapman would haue giuen for them both if they had béene set on sale (as Matthew Par [...] writeth) so that it might be verified in him that is meant by the old prouerbe,

Qui procul excurrit, sed nil mercatur ibidem,
Sivia longa fuit, rediens tristatur hic idem.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Moreouer to increase the kings vaine charges, so it fell out, that pope Innocent bearing grudge to|wards Conrade king of Sicill, offered that king|dome (as before is partlie touched) to Richard duke of Cornewall, who refused the offer, aswell for other causes, as chieflie for that the pope would not agrée to such conditions as earle Richard thought necessa|rie for his assurance. Wherevpon the pope granted that kingdome vnto king Henrie,The pope of|fereth ye king|dome of Si|cill vnto the king of Eng|land. with manie good|lie promises of aid to his furtherance for atteining the possession thereof. King Henrie ioifullie receiued that grant, and called his sonne Edmund openlie by the name of K. of Sicill, and to furnish the pope with monie for the maintenance of his war against Con|rade, he got togither all such sums as he could make, aswell out of his owne coffers, and out of the exche|ker, as by borrowing of his brother earle Richard, and likewise what he could scrape from the Iewes,The K. ma|keth great shift for monie to send to the pope. or otherwise extort by the rapine of the iustices itine|rants: all which he sent to the pope, who not con|tent herwith (when he began ef [...]s [...]ns to want) wrote againe to the king for more.

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