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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 This yeare a parlement was called by the king, which began the ninth of October,1363 Anno Reg. 37. from the which none of the noble men could obteine licence to be ab|sent. Thom. Wals. In this parlement all rich ornaments of gold and siluer vsed to be worne in kniues,

Additions to Adam Meri|muth.

A statute of a|raie against costlie appa|rell.

girdels, ouches, rings, or otherwise, to the setting foorth of the bodie, were prohibited, except to such as might dispend ten pounds by yeare. Morouer that none should weare a|ny rich clothes or furres, except they might dispend an hundred pounds by yeare. ¶ Moreouer it was en|acted, that labourers and husbandmen should not vse any deintie dishes, or costlie drinks at their tables. But these, and such other acts as were deuised and e|stablished at this parlement, tooke none effect, as af|ter it appeared. In this yeare, there came into Eng|land to speake with king Edward concerning their weightie affaires,Thrée kings came into En+gland about businesse with K. Edward. thrée kings, to wit, the king of France, the king of Scotland, & the king of Cypres: they were honorablie receiued, and highlie feasted.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The king of Scotland, and the king of Cypres af|ter they had dispatched their businesse for the which they came, turned backe againe; but the French king fell sicke, and remained here till he died, as in the next yeare ye shall heare. He arriued here in Eng|land, about the latter end of this yeare, and came to Eltham (where king Edward as then laie) on the foure and twentith day of Ianuarie, and there dined. After diner, he tooke his horsse and rode toward Lon|don, and vpon Blacke heath, the citizens of London clad in one kind of liuerie, and verie well horssed, met him, and conueied him from thence through to Lon|don, to the Sauoy, where his lodging was prepared. About the beginning of March, Anno. Reg. 38. in this eight and thir|tith yeare, the forenamed French king fell into a gréeuous sickenesse,The death of the French king. of the which he died the eight day of Aprill following. His corps was conueied into France, and there buried at S. Denise: his exequies were kept here in England in diuerse places right solemnelie, by king Edwards appointment.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Fabian. This yeare, by reason of an extreme sore frost, con|tinuing from the seuen and twentith day of Septem|ber last passed, vnto the beginning of Aprill, in this eight and thirtith yeare (or rather from the seuenth day of December till the ninetenth day of March, as Walsingham and other old writers doo report) the ground laie vntild, to the great hinderance and losse of all growing things on the earth. This yeare on Michaelmasse day, before the castell of Aulroy,The battell of Aulroy. not far distant from the citie of Uannes in Britaine, a sore battell was fought betwixt the lord Charles de Blois, and the lord Iohn of Mountford. For when there could be no end made betwixt these two lords, touching their title vnto the duchie of Britaine, they renewed the wars verie hotlie in that countrie, Froissard. and procured all the aid they might from each side. The king of France sent to the aid of his cousine Charls de Blois a thousand speares; and the earle of Mount|ford sent into Gascoigne, requiring sir Iohn Chan|dois, and other Englishmen there to come to his suc|cour. Sir Iohn Chandois gladlie consented to this re|quest, and therevpon got licence of the prince, and came into Britaine, where he found the earle of Mountford at the siege of the foresaid castell of Aul|roy. In the meane time, the lord Charles de Blois, being prouided of men, and all things necessarie to giue battell, came and lodged fast by his enimies.

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