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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 About Easter the barons of the land with consent of the péeres, discharged sir Hugh Spenser of his of|fice of chéefe iustice,The lord Spenser dis|charged of his office. and placed in his roome sir Phi|lip Basset without the kings assent, he being not made priuie therevnto. Wherevpon a new occasion of displeasure was ministred to kindle debate be|twixt the king and his lords, but by the policie of the king of Almaine and some prelats, the matter was quieted for a time, till after at Hallowentide next in|suing, which was the 46 yeare of K. Henries reigne. At that time the barons tooke vpon them to discharge such shiriffes as the king had elected & named gar|dians of the countries and shires, Anno Reg. 46. The presumptuous procée|dings of the barõs against the king. and in their pla|ces put other shiriffes, and besides that would not suffer the iustice which the king had admitted, to doo his office in keeping his circuit, but appointed such to doo it, as it pleased them to assigne, wherwith the king was so much offended, that he laboured by all means to him possible about the disanulling of the ordinan|ces made at Oxford, and vpon the second sundaie in Lent, he caused to be read at Paules crosse a bull, ob|teined of pope Urbane the fourth, as a confirmati|on of an other bull before purchased of his predeces|sour pope Alexander,I bull read at Pauls crosse. for the absoluing of the king, and all other that were sworne to the maintenance of the articles agrees vpon at Oxford. This absolu|tion he caused to be shewed through the realmes of England, Wales & Ireland, giuing streight charge that if any person were found that would disobe [...] this absolution, the same should be committed to pri|son, there to remaine till the kings pleasure were further knowne.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Suerlie the most part of those péeres which had the rule of the king and kingdome thus in their hand, Matth. West. Many gouer|nors pernici|ous to a common-wealth. perceiuing the enormitie that dailie grew of so ma|nifold heads and gouernours, were minded of them|selues to dissolue those prouisions and ordinances so made at Oxford, in somuch that there were but fiue which stiffelie stood in defense of the same, that is to saie, the bishop of Worcester, and the earles of Lei|cester and Glocester, with Henrie Spenser, and Pe|ter de Montfort, the which by no meanes could be brought to confesse that they might with a safe con|science go contrarie to those ordinances which they had confirmed with their solemne oth, notwithstan|ding the popes dispensation; whereas the same oth was rather a bond of iniquitie (as saith Matth. West|minster) deuised to conspire against Christ and his annointed, that is to saie, their naturall liege lord and lawfull king, than any godlie oth aduisedlie ta|ken, or necessarie to be receiued of good meaning sub|iects, yea and of such a friuolous oth it is said, that

In aqua scribitur & in puluere exaratur.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 In Iune the king of Almaine tooke shipping and sailed ouer into Dutchland,

The king of Almaine go|eth ouer into Germanie. Fabian.

The king ha|uing licence passeth ouer into France.

and king Henrie at a folkemote holden at Paules crosse the sundaie af|ter S. Peters day, had licence to saile into France, and the morrow after he departed from London to|wards the sea side, with the quéene and other lords, his two sonnes prince Edward and the earle of Lanca|ster being at that present in Guien. When he had béene a season in France, he went vnto Burdeaux, and there fell sicke of a feuer quartane,He falleth sick of a feuer quartane. by occasi|on whereof he taried in those parties till S. Nicholas tide next following. There were few that went ouer with him that escaped frée without the same disease, Chro. Dun. so that in maner all his companie were taken and fore handled therewith. Manie died thereof to the number of thréescore,Death of no|ble men. and amongst them as chéefe were these, Baldwine de Lisle earle of Deuonshire, Ingram de Percie, and William de Beauchampe.

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