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Compare 1577 edition: 1 The lord Lucie watching his time, when the earles men were gone some whither abroad, and but few left about him, the morrow after the feast of saint Matthew the apostle, he entred the castell of Carleill, as it were to talke with the earle of some businesse, as his manner was at other times to doo. He had with him sir Hugh Lowther, sir Richard Denton, and sir Hugh Moricebie knights, and foure esquiers, beside other priuilie armed, so that leauing some at e|uerie gate and doore as he entred, he came into the hall, and there finding the earle inditing letters, ar|rested him. Herewith when certeine of the earles ser|uants made a noise, and cried, Treason, treason, the porter of the inner gate would haue shut it vpon them that were thus entred, but sir Richard Denton slue that porter with his owne hands, and there was not one more slaine by them in the apprehension of the earle, for all other his seruants yéelded them|selues and the house vnto the said lord Lucie, with|out more resistance.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Howbeit one of his seruants that saw these doo|ings, got awaie, and with all spéed ran to the péele of He [...]head,Michaell de Herkley. and shewed to the earles brother Michaell Herkeley what was chanced to the earle, wherevpon the said Michaell foorthwith fled into Scotland, and with him sir William Blunt knight, a Scotishman, and diuerse other that were of the earles priuie coun|cell. The lord Lucie streightwaies sent a messenger to the king vnto Yorke, aduertising him how he had taken the earle, and therefore required to vnderstand further of the kings pleasure. The king foorthwith sent the lord Geffrey Scroobe iustice, with a number of armed men vnto Carleill, the which came thither on saint Chaddes daie, and the morrow after, being the third of March, he sat in iudgement vpon the said earle, in the castell of Carleill, and there (as out of the kings mouth) he pronounced sentence against him in this wise; first, that he should be disgraded of his earledome, by the taking awaie from him the sword which the king had gird him with, and likewise of his knighthood, by cutting off his spurs from his heeles, and that after this, he should be drawen from the castell through the citie vnto the place of executi|on,The earle of Carle [...]s judgement. where felons were accustomed to suffer, and there to be hanged, afterwards headed, and then his head to be sent vnto London, there to be set aloft vpon one of the turrets of the tower, and his quarters to be di|uided, one to be set vp at Carleill, an other at New|castell vpon Tine, the third at Bristow, & the fourth at Douer.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 When he had heard this iudgement, he said; You haue diuided my bodie at your pleasure, and I com|mit my soule vnto God: and being according to the iudgement drawen to the place where he suffered, he neuer shranke at the matter, but boldlie behaued himselfe,His constan|cie at his death. declaring at the verie houre of his death, that his intention in concluding the agréement with the Scots was good, and procéeding not of any euill meaning, but tending onelie to the wealth and quiet|nes of the realme. Neither could such friers as were permitted to come to him before his arreignement to heare his confession, get any thing more of him, but that his meaning was good, and that which he had concluded with the king of Scots was not doone vp|on any euill purpose, whereby any hurt might insue, either to the king or to the realme. ¶ Thus haue we thought good to shew the cause of this earles death, as by some writers it hath béene registred; although there be that write, Fabian. that the ouerthrow at Beighland chanced through his fault, Ca [...]ton, by misleading a great part of the kings host, and that therefore the king being offended with him, caused him to be put to death, al|beit (as I thinke) no such matter was alleged against him at the time of his arreignement.

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