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Compare 1577 edition: 1 This was thought to be so sore a proclamation, as that a more greeuous had not lightlie beene heard of.Ordinances for monie. Men in euerie place made complaint and shewed themselues gréeuouslie offended, so that the king by meanes thereof came in great hatred of his people: but the meane sort of men, though they stood in de|fense of their right, yet it auailed them but little, bi|cause they had no euidence to shew, so that they were constreined to be quiet with losse, rather than to striue against the streame. Manie were thus called to answer, till at length the lord Iohn Warren earle of Surrie, a man greatlie beloue [...] of the people, per|ceiuing the king to haue cast his net for a preie, and that there was not one which spake against him, de|termined to stand against th [...]se so bitter and cruell procéedings. And the [...]e [...]re b [...]ing called afore the iu|stices about this matter, he appeared, and being asked by what right he held h [...] la [...]s suddenlie drawing foorth an old rustie sword;

By this instrument (said he) doo I hold my lands,The saieng [...] the earle of Surrie. [...] by the same I intend to defend them. Our ancestors comming into this realme wi [...]h William the Conquerour, conquered their lands with the sword, and with the same will I defend [...]e from all those that shall be about to take them from me he did not make a conquest of this realme alone, our progenitors were with him as participants and helpers.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The king vnderstanding into what hatred of his people by this meanes he was fallen, and therfo [...]e de|s [...]rous to auoid ciuill dissention and war that might thereby insue, he left off his [...] practise: so that the thing which generallie should haue touched and béene hurtfull to all men, was now suddenlie staied by the manhood and couragious stoutnesse onelie of one man, the foresaid earle, who in his rare act of de|fending cõmon equitie against the mightie in autho|ritie (who spared not to offer extreme iniurie) shewed himselfe a verie true and naturall branch of nobilitie,

—cupit quae grandia semper,
Vilia contemnit, quae sursum tendere vt ignis
Nititur, & summas penetrat velut ardea [...]ibes.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The archbishop of Canturburie held an other sy|nod at Lambeth,A synod at Lambeth. in the which he receiued and confir|med the orders and constitutions decréed and establi|shed by the legats Otho and Othobone, in councels by them kept here within this realme, adding diuerse other of his owne: & in the same councell he went a|bout to adnihilate certeine liberties belonging to the crowne, as the taking knowledge of the right of pa|tronages and the kings prohibitions In placitis de ca|tallis, and such like, which séemed méerlie to touch the spiritualtie. But the king by some in that councell withstood the archbishop openlie, and with menaces staied him from concluding any thing that might preiudice his roiall liberties and prerogatiues. King Edward held a parlement at London,A parlement. in the which he demanded a fifteenth of the cleargie, which latelie before he had got of the temporaltie. The archbishop of Yorke was content at the first to grant this fif|teenth to be paid of the cleargie within his diocesse in two yeares;The archbi|shop of Yorke. but the archbishop of Canturburie held off,The archbi|shop of Can|turburie. and required re [...]pit till the next parlement to be holden after Easter, and then he granted vnto the king the dismes of all his cleargie for thrée yeares, that in some point he might be different from the archbishop of Yorke.

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