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Compare 1577 edition: 1 ¶ Here we find some variance in writers. For as by an old French pamphlet (which I haue séene) it should appeare, the king commanded first, that this duke should be conueied vnto the tower, where he ment to commen with him, & not in any other place: but neuerthelesse, the king shortlie after appointed, that he should be sent to Calis, as in the same pam|phlet is also conteined. Other write, that immediatlie vpon his apprehension, the earle marshall conueied him vnto the Thames, and there being set aboord in a ship prepared of purpose, he was brought to Calis, where he was at length dispatched out of life, either strangled or smoothered with pillowes (as some doo write.Out of an old French pam|phlet.) For the king thinking it not good, that the duke of Glocester should stand to his answer open|lie, because the people bare him so much good will, sent one of his iustices called Willam Kikill, an I|rishman borne, ouer vnto Calis, there to inquire of the duke of Glocester, whether he had committed any such treasons as were alledged against him, and the earles of Arundell and Warwike, as after shall be specified. Iustice Kikill hearing what he confessed vpon his examination, wrote the same as he was commanded to doo, and therewith spéedilie returned to the king, and as it hath beene reported, he informed the king (whether trulie or not, I haue not to say) that the duke franklie confessed euerie thing, wherewith he was charged. Wherevpon the king sent vnto Tho|mas Mowbraie earle marshall and of Notingham, to make the duke secretlie awaie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The earle prolonged time for the executing of the kings commandement, though the king would haue had it doone with all expedition, wherby the king con|ceiued no small displeasure, and sware that it should cost the earle his life if he quickly obeied not his com|mandement. The earle thus as it séemed in maner in|forced, called out the duke at midnight, as if he should haue taken ship to passe ouer into England, and there in the lodging called the princes In, he cau|sed his seruants to cast featherbeds vpon him, and so smoother him to death, or otherwise to strangle him with towels (as some write.) This was the end of that For he was son to a king, and vncle to a king. noble man, fierce of nature, hastie, wilfull, and giuen more to war than to peace: and in this great|lie to be discommended, that he was euer repining against the king in all things, whatsoeuer he wished to haue forward. He was thus made awaie not so soone as the brute ran of his death. But (as it should appeare by some authors) he remained aliue till the parlement that next insued, and then about the same time that the earle of Arundell suffered, he was dis|patched (as before ye haue heard.) His bodie was af|terwards with all funerall pompe conueied into England, and buried at his owne manor of Plashie within the church there, in a sepulchre which he in his life time had caused to be made, and there erected.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The same euening that the king departed from London towards Plashie, to apprehend the duke of Glocester,The earle of Arundell ap|prehended. the earle of Rutland and the earle of Kent were sent with a great number of men of armes and archers to arrest the erle of Arundell; which was doone easilie inough, by reason that the said earle was trained with faire words at the kings hands, till he was within his danger: where otherwise he might haue béene able to haue saued himselfe, and deliuered his fréends. The earle of Warwike was taken, and committed to the tower the same day that the king had willed him to dinner, and shewed him verie good countenance. There were also apprehen|ded and committed to the tower the same time, the lord Iohn Cobham, and sir Iohn Cheinie knights. The earle of Arundell was sent to the Ile of Wight, there to remaine as prisoner, till the next parlement, in the which he determined so to prouide, that they should be all condemned, and put to death. And for doubt of some commotion that might arise amongst the commons, he caused it by open proclamation to be signified, that these noblemen were not apprehen|ded for any offense committed long agone, but for new trespasses against the king, as in the next parle|ment should be manifestlie declared and prooued.

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