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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 Anno Reg. 15.The king fauouring inough the causes and petiti|ons of the Spensers, granted their requests, and de|liuered the petitions vnto the archbishop of Cantur|burie and his suffragans,The king as|keth the opi|nions of the prelats. the which at the same time were there assembled in their prouinciall councell a|foresaid, requiring to haue their aduise and opinion therein. He likewise requested of the earles and ba|rons that were then with him, and of the counsellers in law, what they thought of this matter. The prelats vpon deliberation had, declared that in their opini|on, the said award as touching the disheriting and banishing of the Spensers, the father and sonne was erronious,The declara|tion of the prelats. and not rightlie decréed, and for them|selues they denied that they either did or could thinke it reason to consent therevnto, and therefore they re|quired that it might be repealed, and the kings bro|ther Edmund earle of Kent, Iohn de Britaine earle of Richmond,The declara|tion of the earles. Aimer de Ualence earle of Penbroke, and Edmund earle of Arundell, then being in pre|sence of the king, and likewise of the foresaid prelats, affirmed that the said award pronounced against the Spensers was made contrarie to law and right, and therefore as the prelats requested, that the same might be repealed.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Further, the said earles alledged, that the assent which they gaue in the said award, was for doubt of the vnlawfull force which the barons brought vnto the said parlement, when they made that award, and for that the said earles that now were with the king, had counselled him to suffer the said award to passe, for feare of the said force, and confessed they had doone euill, and besought him of pardon for their of|fenses in so dooing. The king thus hauing caused the prelats, earles, barons, and lawiers there present to vtter their iudgements in maner aforesaid, he iudi|ciallie reuoked and quite disanulled the processe of the said award, made as well touching the banishment, as the disheriting of the Spensers, and restored them to his peace and allegiance, and to their former estates, in all conditions as they inioied the same be|fore the making of the said award, notwithstanding certeine letters to the contrarie of the earle of Lan|caster, and other lords of his faction, which for the ap|prouing and ratifieng of the said processe they direc|ted vnder their seales to the king as yet remaining at London.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 They wrote also to the prelats, iustices, and barons of the excheker, to induce the king to giue his assent to that which in the tenor of their letters was contei|ned. The earle of Hereford, the lord Roger Morti|mer of Cherke,The barons againe [...] armour. & the lord Roger Mortimer of Wig|more, entring the marches of Wales, came to Glo|cester, and tooke that citie. The castell was also deli|uered vnto them by the constable thereof. The king hauing his people comming dailie vnto him, where|by his armie was hugelie increased, about the feast of saint Nicholas he set foorth from London, and with him there went his brother Edmund earle of Kent, Iohn earle of Richmond, Edmund earle of A|rundell, and manie other great lords and barons. The quéene with hir children he left in the tower of London.The lord saint Iohn. The lord Iohn de saint Iohn comming to submit himselfe vnto the king, at the intercession of diuerse noble men, with much adoo had his pardon at length granted him.

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