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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Matth. Westm. Breton bi|shop of Here|ford departeth this life.The same yeere departed this life Iohn Breton bishop of Hereford, who being verie expert in the lawes of the land, compiled a booke of them called Le Breton. The 11 of September, a generall earth|quake chanced betwixt the first houre and the third of the same daie, the church of S. Michaell on the hill without Glastenburie, was therwith throwne down to the ground. After this, it rained bloud in the coun|trie of Wales,It rained bloud. as a prodigious euill token to that nation, with whose bloud shortlie after that region was in manie places moistened and stained. For as it chanced shortlie after, Leolin the sonne of Griffin came to haue the gouernment of Wales,1276 Anno Reg. 4. who part|lie to raise new seditions in England, and partlie to purchase him friendship and aliance in France, sent vnto king Philip, requiring of him that he might haue in marriage the ladie Eleanor daughter to Si|mon Montfort earle of Leicester, the which togi|ther with hir mother and brother Emerike, remained as banished persons in France. The French king granted his request, and sent hir vnder the conduct of hir said brother to be conueied into Wales vnto Le|olin, who had promised to marrie hir. But yer they approched to Wales, at the Ile of Sillie both the bro|ther & sister were taken by foure ships of Bristow,The earle of Montforts daughter ap|pointed wife to the prince of Wales ta|ken. the owners whereof that so tooke them, sent them vn|to king Edward. When Leolin vnderstood that his wife was taken from him by the waie as she was comming, he was not a little wroth, and inconti|nentlie began to make warre vpon king Edwards subiects that bordered neere vnto Wales, killing the people,Leolin prince of Wales be|gi [...]neth to make wars. Matth. West. spoiling their goods, and burning vp their townes and houses on each side.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Herewith the king of England was so mooued, that although the said Leolin made sute for peace, and offred no small sum of monie to haue the daugh|ter of the earle of Leicester his fianced wife deliue|red to him, yet would not the king by any meanes consent to that marriage, nor receiue any monie of him, except he would restore vnto the right owners such lands as he had inuaded and got into his posses|sion, and further repaire such castels as he had de|stroied. Herevpon grew no small grudge betwixt the Welshmen and Englishmen, so that to represse the inuasion of the enimies in the parts towards Bristow, Mountgomerie and Chester, the king sent three hundred men in armes on horssebacke. In the quindene of Easter, the king departing from West|minster, hasted towards Wales with a mightie power, Matth. West. The excheker and the king [...] bench remo|ued to Shre|wesburie. and caused the courts of the excheker and of his bench to remooue vnto Shrewesburie, that they might be néere vnto him, making forward with all conuenient speed to come to the aid and succour of his liege people.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Hervpon entring into Wales he tooke the castell of Rutland,The castell [...] Rutland ta|ken. and sent into Westwales a valiant cap|teine named Paine de Camure [...]js, who with fire and sword wasted that countrie, Anno Reg. 5. 1277 so that the people of|fering themselues to the kings peace, deliuered vnto the said Paine the castell of Stridewie with the countrie adioining.The castell of Stridewie. Leolin sueth for peace. Then Leolin the prince of Wales, perceiuing that he was not able to resist the kings power, and knowing that if he did attempt the conflict against him the danger would redound to himself & his traine, did as th'old verse counselleth,

Peruigili cura semper meditare futura,
and therefore made suit for peace, in so much that fi|nallie it was agreed, N. Triuet. Cõmissioners appointed. that commissioners for both parts should talke concerning certeine articles, and whatsoeuer they concluded, aswell the king as the said Leolin should hold the same for firme and sta|ble. The king appointed one of his commissioners, to wit, the lord Robert de Tiptost, to take an oth for him, & authorised the said Robert, Anthonie Beke, and frier William de Southampton, prior prouin|ciall of the friers preachers, commissioners, nomina|ted on his behalfe, to receiue the like oth of the said Leolin. Which Leolin appointed commissioners for his part, Tuder ap Edeuenet, and Grono ap Helin, the which commissioners with good deliberation con|cluded vpon certeine points and articles, of which the principall were as followeth.

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