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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Abington. William Wa|leis.But Will. Waleis with certeine other, kéeping themselues in places where no armie could come to pursue them, would neuer giue eare to any conditi|ons of agreement: Polydor. Hect. Boetius. Ia. Meir. so that neither with feare, neither with offer of rewards could this Waleis be induced to follow or behold the English K. ruling the realme of Scotland. King Edward returning backe, came to the castell of Striueling (which the Scotishmen held against him) and besieged it.

Anno Reg. 32. Striueling castell besie|ged.


The king himselfe laie at Dunfersing the most part of the winter: and whilest he laie there, the queene which had lien a long time at Tinmouth came to him, and when the win|ter was once past,1 [...]04 the king himselfe came to the siege,Engins to cast stones. and caused certeine engins of wood to be raised vp against the castell, which shot off stones of two or thrée hundred weight: but yet would not they with|in once talke of any surrender. And where the En|glishmen filled the ditches with wood and boughs of trées, they set the same on fire, and burnt them to ashes: at length the ditches were filled with stones and earth, so that then the Scots within perceiuing themselues in euident perill to loose the castell, on saint Margarets daie they yéelded themselues sim|plie into the kings hands, as the English writers af|firme, though the Scotish writers record the con|trarie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Finallie, when the king had ordered all his busi|nesse in Scotland at his pleasure, he returned into England, leauing in Scotland for warden the lord Iohn Segraue, Polydor. or (as other writers haue) sir Aimer de Ualence earle of Penbroke. Tho. Wals. The earle of Penbroke lord Warde [...] of Scotland. N. Triuet. Polydor. At his comming to Yorke he caused the iustices of his bench, and the ba|rons of the excheker to remoue with their courts, and all their clearks and officers, togither with the lord chancellor and his court to London, that the termes might be kept there, as in times past they had béene, whereas now the same had remained at Yorke a|boue the space of six yeares, vpon this consideration, that the king and his councell might be néere vnto Scotland to prouide for the defense thereof, as occa|sion from time to time should require. From Yorke he came to Lincolne, and there remained all the win|ter, holding a councell, in the which he eftsoones confir|med the articles of Magna charta, touching the liber|ties, priuileges and immunities of his subiects, the which to declare their thankfull minds towards him for the same, granted to him for the space of one yéere the fifteenth part of all their reuenues.A fiftéenth granted. Others write that the king had in this yeare of citizens and of the burgesses of good townes, the sixt penie according to the valued rate of their goods.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 About the same time, Thomas Colebrugh or Cor|bridge archbishop of Yorke departed this life,The decea [...] of the archbi|shop of Yorke Wil. Gréene|field made archbishop of Yorke. and one William Greenefield doctour of both the lawes suc|céeded him. ¶ There died about the same time that valiant knight the lord W. Latimer. ¶ Also Iohn Warren earle of Surrey and Sussex died this yéere & was buried at Lewes. His nephue by his son (na|med also Iohn) succéeded him, obteining to wife the kings néece by his daughter Elianor that was mar|ried to the earle of Bar, as before ye haue heard. Likewise Robert Bruce earle of Carrike,Robert Bruce earle of Carrike departeth this life. the fift of that name died this yeare, who was father to that Robert Bruce that was after K. of Scots. ¶ More|ouer, about this season the king ordeined certeine commissioners of iusticiaries, to make inquisitions through the realme, N. Triuet. Inquisitions taken of the misdemea|nors of iu|stices. Caxton. by the verdict of substantiall iu|ries vpon all officers, as maiors, shiriffes, bailiffes, exchetors, and other that had misused themselues in their offices, either by extortion, briberie, or other|wise, to the gréeuance of the people, contrarie to that they rightlie might doo and iustifie by vertue of their offices: by means of which inquisitions manie were accused and found culpable, and therevpon put to gréeuous fines.Iustices fined.

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