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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.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 This yeare the king went into Aragon, Anno Reg. 15. 1287 where his authoritie auailed much, in the making of agreement betwixt the kings of Aragon and Naples; whereby Charles king of Naples was then set at libertie, vp|on certeine contracts or couenants passed and a|greed betwixt them. Rich. South. ¶ The kings mother queene E|lianor this yeare forsooke the world, and tooke vpon hir the habit of a nunne at Ambresburie; but yet she still reteined and inioied hir dower by the popes au|thoritie and dispensation. About this time a squire called Chamberlaine, with his complices, set fire on the merchants boothes, at S. Butolphes faire;Bristow faire robbed. and whilest the merchants were about to quench the fire, the said squire and his complices set vpon the said merchants, slue manie of them, and robbed them of their goods. In this yeare fell variance betwéene the lord Paine Tiptost,Uariance be|twixt the lord Paine Tip|tost, and Rice ap Meridoc. wardeine of certeine castels in Wales, and a Welsh knight called sir Rees ap Meridoc, so that sundrie skirmishes were fough|ten betwixt them, and men slaine on both sides, to the great disturbance of the countrie.

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