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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The lords perceiuing the kings affection, and that the treasure was spent as lauishlie as before, thought with themselues that it might be that the king would both amend his passed trade of life, and that Peers being restored home, would rather aduise him there|to, than follow his old maners, considering that it might be well perceiued, that if he continued in the incouraging of the king to lewdnesse, as in times past he had doone, he could not thinke but that the lords would be readie to correct him, as by proofe he had now tried their meanings to be no lesse. Here|vpon to reteine amitie,1309 Anno Reg. 3. as was thought on both sides, Péers by consent of the lords was restored home againe (the king meeting him at Chester) to his great comfort and reioising for the time, Hen. Marle. although the ma|lice of the lords was such, that such ioy lasted not long.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 1310 Anno Reg. 4In the fourth yeare of king Edward was a coun|cell holden at London against the templers, the which councell indured from the beginning of Maie,The addition to Triuet. till Iune. In this councell they confessed the fame, but not the fact of the crimes laid to their charge, ex|cept two or thrée ribalds that were amongst them: but bicause they could not cleare themselues, they were adiudged vnto perpetuall penance within certeine monasteries.The earle of Cornewall placed in Bambourgh castell. The king this yeare fearing the enuie of the lords against Peers de Gaueston, placed him for his more safetie in Bambourgh ca|stell, bearing the prelats and lords in hand, that he had committed him there to prison for their plea|sures.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 This yeare also there were ordinances made for the state and gouernement of the realme, by the pre|lats, earles, and barons, which were confirmed with the sentence of excommunication against all them that should go about to breake the same. The king neither allowed of them nor obserued them, although he had confirmed them with his seale, and sent them to all cathedrall churches and counties, to be regi|stred in perpetuall memorie therof. Polydor. The king indeed was lewdlie led, for after that the earle of Cornewall was returned into England, he shewed himselfe no changeling (as writers doo affirme) but through sup|port of the kings fauour, bare himselfe so high in his doings, which were without all good order, that he see|med to disdaine all the peeres & barons of the realme. Also after the old sort he prouoked the king to all naughtie rule and riotous demeanour, and hauing the custodie of the kings iewels and treasure, he tooke out of the iewell-house a table, & a paire of tre|stels of gold, which he deliuered vnto a merchant cal|led Aimerie de Friscobald, commanding him to conueie them ouer the sea into Gascoine. Caxton. This table was iudged of the common people, to belong some|time vnto king Arthur, and therefore men grudged the more that the same should thus be sent out of the realme.

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