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Compare 1577 edition: 1 In the winter of this yeare great flouds chanced, by reason of the excéeding abundance of raine that fell: and the sea alongst the northeast coasts from Humber to Yarmouth, brake into the land, ouerflow|ing the same by the space of three or foure leagues in breadth (as the author of the Chronicle of Dunstable affirmeth) ouerthrowing buildings, Chron. Dunst. and drowning vp men and cattell that could not auoid the danger by the sudden comming in thereof, namelie, about Yar|mouth, Dunwich, and Gippeswich. Likewise in the Mers land of Lincolnshire it did passing great hurt, bringing all the countrie into water. This chanced in the verie night of the beginning of this yéere, to wit, in the feast of the circumcision of our Lord, and in December it brake out againe in Northfolke and Suffolke, where it did much harme, namelie about Yarmouth.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Anno Reg. 16. 1288This yeare, and likewise the yeare last past, was such plentie of graine, that wheat was sold in some places of this land for twentie pence a quarter, Chron. Dunst. Nic. Treuet. and in some places for sixtéene pence, and pease for twelue pence a quarter. The summer this yeare excéeded in heat, so that men thorough the intemperate excesse thereof died in diuers places. ¶ It chanced in Gas|coigne,O woonder by thunder! that as the king & queene sate in their cham|ber vpon a bed talking togither, the thunder bolt comming in at the window behind them, passed through betwixt them as they sate, and slue two of their gentlemen that stood before them, to the great terror of all that were present. Ri. Southwell. ¶ This yeare diuerse of those that robd the faire at Boston, were executed.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Moreouer, whereas Rees ap Meridoc continu|ed still in his mischieuous dooings, at length, the lord deputie of Wales, Polydor. Ran. Higd. N. Triuet. Robert Tiptost, vsing both spée|die diligence and timelie counsell, gathered all such power as he could make, & passed foorth against his aduersaries. Whereof when sir Rées was aduertised, and vnderstanding that the Englishmen were farre fewer in number than his Welshmen, he thought to ouerthrow them at his pleasure, and therefore incou|raging his people with manie comfortable words, to shew their manhood vpon the Englishmens approch, he hasted to méet them. The Welshmen being for the more part but yoong souldiers, and not trained to kéepe any order of battell, ran fiercelie vpon their e|nimies, assailing them on the front before, on the sides a flanke, and on the backe behind, inforcing themselues to the vttermost of their power to breake their arraie.

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