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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The bishop of London and certeine other great personages, whome he had accused, were permitted to go at libertie, Anno Reg 4. vnder suerties taken for their good demeanour and foorth comming. But Robert de Touton, and the frier that had raised the spirit for to know whether the kings father were liuing or not, were committed to prison, wherein the f [...]ier remai|ned till he died. The earle himselfe was had out of the castell gate at Winchester, and there lost his head the 19 day of March,The earle of Kent behea|ded. chiefelie (as was thought) tho|rough the malice of the quéene mother, and of the earle of March: whose pride and high presumption the said earle of Kent might not well abide. His death was the lesse lamented, bicause of the presumptuous gouernement of his seruants and retinue,Naughtie seruants bring their master into disfauour. which he kept about him, for that they riding abroad, would take vp things at their pleasure, not paieng nor agrée|ing with the partie to whome such things belonged; in so much that by their meanes, who ought to haue doone their vttermost for the inlargement of his ho|nour, he grew in greater obloquie and reproch: a fowle fault in seruants so to abuse their lords names to their priuat profit, to whome they cannot be too trustie. But such are to be warned, that by the same wherin they offend, they shall be punished, euen with seruants faithlesse to plague their vntrustinesse, for

Qui violare fidem solet, & violetur eidem.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The yoong queene Philip was brought to bed at Woodstoke the 15 day of Iune of hir first sonne,The Blacke prince borne. the which at the fontstone was named Edward, and in processe of time came to great proofe of famous chi|ualrie, as in this booke shall more plainelie appeare. He was commonlie named when he came to ripe yeares prince Edward, & also surnamed the Blacke prince. The sixtéenth day of Iulie chanced a great eclipse of the sunne, Croxden. An eclipse. and for the space of two moneths before, and three moneths after, there fell exceeding great raine, so that through the great intemperancie of weather, corne could not ripen, by reason whereof, in manie places they began not haruest till Michael|mas,A late haruest & in some places they inned not their wheat till Alhallontide, nor their pease till saint Andrews tide.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 On Christmasse euen, about the breake of day, a maruellous sore and terrible wind came foorth of the west, which ouerthrew houses and buildings,A mightie wind. ouer|turned trees by the roots, and did much hurt in diuerse places. ¶ This yeare shortlie after Easter, the king with the bishop of Winchester, and the lord William Montacute, hauing not past fifteene horsses in their companie, passed the sea, apparelled in clokes like to merchants, he left his brother the earle of Cornewall his deputie & gardian of the realme till his returne. Moreouer, he caused it to be proclaimed in London, that he went ouer on pilgrimage, and for none other purpose. He returned before the later end of Aprill, and then was there holden a turnie at Dertfort.

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