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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Herewithall the king being seuered from his com|panie, how he ruled his horsse it is hard to saie, but downe he was throwne, and immediatlie died with the vehement fall which he thus caught, either head|long downe one of the cliffes or otherwise, and thus he came to his end, on a mondaie, being saint Cuth|berts euen the nineteenth of March (as before is no|ted) after he had reigned six & thirtie yeares and nine moneths, as the same Southwell saieth; who also (contrarie to that which Hector Boetius writeth) af|firmeth, that the same daie was so tempestuous with wind, snow, haile and raine, that he and manie other that then liued and felt it, durst not vncouer their fa|ces, in going abroad against the bitter northerne wind, that droue the snow and sleet most vehementlie vpon them. And although that such fowle weather might haue staied him from taking his iournie in that sort, yet he made no accompt thereof, as he that was accustomed to ride as well in fowle weather as faire, and spared neither for tempest, waters, nor craggie rocks, thicke nor thin; for all was one to him, oftentimes taking his iournie in disguised apparell, accompanied onlie with one seruant. But to returne vnto the dooings in England.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 In this yeare the king tooke escuage, fortie shillings of euerie knights fee, towards the charges of his last wars in Wales. ¶ A parlement was holden at Westminster, at the which were made the statutes called Additamenta Glocestriae, or rather the statutes of Westminster the second.

Anno Reg. 14.

Fabian. Thomas Pi|wilesdon a citizen of London.

In the fouretéenth yeare of king Edward, a citizen of London named Tho|mas Piwilesdon, who in time of the barons warres had béene a great dooer, to stir the people against king Henrie, was now accused, that he with other should go about to make new disturbance within the citie: whereof inquirie being made and had before sir Rafe Standish, then custos or gardian of the ci|tie,He with other are banished the citie. the said Piwilesdon and other, to the number of fiftie, were banished the citie for euer. ¶Also, whereas of old time before this season, the merchant strang|ers were vsed to be lodged within the dwelling hou|ses of the citizens of London, and sold all their mer|chandize by procuration of their hosts, for the which their said hosts had a certeine allowance, after the rate of euerie pound: now it was ordeined, that the said merchant strangers might take houses to hire,A new order for merchant strangers. for to inhabit therein, & for stowage of their wares, & no citizen to intermeddle with them or their wares: by reason whereof they vsed manie deceits, both in vttering counterfeit wares, and also vniust weights. Moreouer, much of those wares, which they should haue waied at the K. beame, they weighed at home within their houses, to the hinderance of the kings custome.Strangers [...]mmitted to the towre. Where vpon search being made vpon a sud|den, and their weights found and prooued false, twen|tie of the said strangers were arrested and sent to the towre, and their weights burnt, destroied and broken to péeces in Westcheape, on thursdaie before the feast of Simon and Iude. Finallie, the said merchants were deliuered, being put to a fine of a thousand pounds, after sore and hard imprisonment.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The Iewes in one night were generallie appre|hended, and put in prison through all the parts of England, and so kept in durance, till they had fined at the kings pleasure. ¶ It is reported that the com|mons of England granted to the king, the fift part of their mooueables, to haue the Iewes banished out of the land: but the Iewes, to put the Englishmen frõ their purpose, gaue to the king great summes of mo|nie, whereby they tarried yet a while longer. King Edward went ouer into France vpon the fiue and twentith of Maie, Nic. Triuet. The king passeth ouer into France. passing through Picardie vnto A|miens, and there the French king, to doo him honor, was readie to receiue him. Here king Edward did homage vnto the French king, for the lands which he ought to hold of him in France. And after, he was also present at a parlement, which the said French king held at Paris, in the which he obteined manie things for the liberties of his said lands, as then by diuerse waies wrongfullie oppressed, though such grant continued not long in force. After Whitsun|tide, king Edward departed from Paris and went into Gascoigne, togither with his wife queene Elia|nor, who was with him in all his iournie.

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