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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 This yeare, the tenth of Februarie,1355 Anno Reg. 29. there rose a sore debate betwixt the scholers and townesmen of Ox|enford.Debate be|twixt the scho+lers & townes|men of Oxen|ford. The occasion rose by reason of the falling out of a scholer with one that sold wine: for the scholer perceiuing himselfe euill vsed, powred the wine on the drawers head, knocking the pot about his pate, so as the bloud ranne downe by his eares. Héerevpon began a sore fraie betwixt the scholers and townes|men, which continued for the most part of two daies togither. There were twentie townesmen slaine, be|side those that were hurt: but at length, there came a great number of countrimen foorth of the villa|ges next adioining, to aid the townesmen, entring the towne with a blacke banner, and so fiercelie assai|led the scholers, that they were constreined to flee to their houses and hostels, but their enimies pursuing them, brake vp their doores, entered their chambers, slue diuerse of them, and threw them into priuies, tare their bookes, and bare awaie their goods. The scholers héerewith tooke such displeasure, that they departed the Uniuersitie: those of Merton colledge, and other the like colledges onelie excepted.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The bishop of Lincolne inhibited préests to cele|brate diuine seruice in presence of anie laie man within that towne of Oxenford; and the king send|ing his iustices thither, to take knowledge of this dis|orderlie riot, there were diuerse, both of the townes|men and scholers indited, and certeine of the burges|ses committed to ward. ¶ This yeare, the first sun|daie in Lent, the king held a roiall iustes at Wood|stoke, for ioy of the queenes purifieng, after the birth of hir sixt sonne, the lord Thomas, whome the bishop of Durham (named Thomas) held at the fontstone: he was borne the seauenth of Ianuarie last past. In the parlement holden at Westminster this yeare af|ter Easter, Thom. Wals. Auesburie. The quarrell appeased be|twixt the scholers and townesme no [...] Oxenford. the king tooke vpon him to make an end of the quarrell betwixt the scholers and townesmen of Oxenford, and sauing to euerie man his right, pardoned the scholers of all transgressions: and this he signified into euerie shire, by writs directed to the shiriffes, they to proclame the same for more notice of the thing. And so in the summer following, the U|niuersitie began againe to flourish, students resor|ting thither from each side, and falling afresh to their academicall exercises, which they néeded not to haue discontinued, if either partie, I meane the townes|men or scholers, would haue tolerated and borne one with another, and not so rashlie haue vndertaken the reuenge of one anothers wrath and iniurie; but,

Oderunt pacem stulti & certamina quaerunt.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 In this parlement, the processe of the iudgement had and made against Roger Mortimer, late earle of March, was reuoked, adnihilated, and made void, so that the lord Roger Mortimer was restored to the title and possessions of the earledome of March, as cousine and heire to his grandfather the said erle of March. Moreouer, to this parlement came the bishop of Carpentras, and the abbat of Clugnie, being sent EEBO page image 382 from pope Innocent the sixt, to make sute to haue the truce proroged betwixt the two kings, of Eng|land and France, to whome the king himselfe in per|son, made this resolute answer, that he would not a|grée to anie longer truce; for that, when diuerse times, at the Frenchmens sute, he had consented to haue truce by mediation of two cardinals, sent to him about the same matter, his aduersaries in the meane time, whilest such truces indured, had doone much harme and damage by subtill practises to per|sons and places beyond the sea, that were vnder his rule and gouernement, yet he said he would delibe|rate heereof with his councell, and after intimate his pleasure to the pope, and to them of France by messengers which he would send ouer for that pur|pose: and so these ambassadors within foure daies after their comming, were thus dispatched with an|swer. Herewith in this parlement it was ordeined, that the prince of Wales, being as then about foure and twentie yeares of age, should passe ouer into Gascoigne, and haue with him a thousand men of armes, and two thousand archers, with a great num|ber of Welshmen.

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