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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The Scots hauing receiued the monie, turned their march toward the west parts, and iournieng thréescore miles, came to Fourneis, burning all the countrie thereabouts, and tooke awaie with them all the goods and prisoners, both men and women which they might laie hands on, and so returned, reioising most of such iron as they had got in that iournie, for they had great want in Scotland of that kind of me|tall in those daies. The dearth by reason of the vnsea|sonable weather in the summer and haruest last past still increased, Anno Reg. 10. The dearth increased. for that which with much adoo was in|ned, after when it came to the proofe, yéelded nothing to the value of that which in sheafe it séemed to con|teine, so that wheat and other graine which was at a sore price before, now was inhanced to a farre higher rate, the scarsitie thereof being so great, that a quar|ter of wheat was sold for fortie shillings, which was a great price, if we shall consider the allaie of monie then currant. ¶ Also by reason of the murren that fell among cattell, béefes and muttons were vnreso|nablie priced.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 About this season, the lord Henrie Beaumont a man of high valiancie and noble courage, hauing gotten togither a power of men, entred into Scot|land, and after he had taken great booties and spoiles in the countrie, he being intrapped by sir Iames Dowglas, lost the most part of his men, togither with the prey which they had gotten.The lord Be|aumont dis|comfited. The displeasure of these mishaps was increased with the naughtie and bold presumption of sir Gilbert Middleton knight, who being offended that maister Lewes Beaumount was preferred vnto the bishops sée of Durham,Lewes Beau+mont taken by sir Gilbert Middleton. and Henrie Stamford put from it, that was first elected and after displaced by the kings suit made vnto the pope, tooke the said Lewes Beau|mont and his brother Henrie on Winglesdon moore néere vnto Darington, Caxton. leading the bishop to Mor|path, and his brother the lord Beaumont vnto the ca|stell of Mitford, and so deteined them as prisoners, till they had redéemed their libertie with great sums of monie. Herewith the said sir Gilbert being ad|uanced in pride,Sir Gilbert Middleton proclaimeth himselfe duke. proclaimed himselfe duke of Nor|thumberland, and ioining in fréendship with Robert Bruce the Scotish king, cruellie destroied the coun|tie of Richmond. Wi [...] such traitorou [...] parts Will [...]|am Felton, and Thomas Heton, being not a little stirred, first wan by force the castell of M [...]ford, and after apprehended sir Gilbert Middleton, with his companion Walter Selbie, and sent them vp to London, where shortlie after they were drawne, han|ged and quartered.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 G [...]ucellino and Flisco cardinals.Some write that the said sir Gilbert was put to death for robbing two cardinals, to wit, Gaucellino the popes chancellour, and Lucas de Flisco, that were sent from pope Iohn the two and twentith, to consecrate the foresaid Lewes Beaumont bishop of Durham, Thom. Walsi. and to intreat a peace betwixt the realms of England and Scotland, and also to make an a|gréement betwixt the king and the earle of Lanca|ster. The which being met with vpon Winglesdon moore in Yorkeshire by the said Gilbert, Fabian. Caxton. were robbed of such stuffe & treasure as they brought with them, but yet escaped themselues and came to Durham, and from thence sent messengers to Robert Bruce, Polydor. to persuade him to some agreement. But whereas he would not condescend to any reasonable conditions of peace at that time, they determined to go into Scotland to talke with him themselues: but before they came to the borders, king Robert, who iudged it not to stand with his profit to haue any peace in that season, sent certeine of his people to forbid the cardi|nals the entrie of his realme. The cardinals being thus iniuriouslie handled,The cursse pronounced against the Scots. pronounced the Scots by their legantine power accursed; and interdicted their whole realme. And bicause they saw nothing lesse than any hope to doo good with king Robert touching any composition or agreement to be had, they retur|ned againe to the pope, without any conclusion of that for the which they were sent.

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