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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 There was a iusts held at London, betwixt the earle of Kent, and the erle of Marre a Scotishman; also sir Iohn Cornewall, and the lord Beaumont, a|gainst other two Scotish knights, whereof the honor remained with the Englishmen. Anno Reg. 8. The duke of Yorke restored to libertie. In the parlement which yet continued, the duke of Yorke was restored to his former libertie, estate and dignitie, where ma|nie supposed that he had beene dead long before that time in prison. Edmund Holland earle of Kent was in such fauour with king Henrie, that he not onelie aduanced him to high offices and great honors,The earle of Kent in fauor with ye king but also to his great costs and charges obteined for him the ladie Lucie, eldest daughter, and one of the heirs of the lord Barnabo of Millane, which Barnabo pai|ed to him 100000 ducates,He marrieth a daughter of Barnabo lord of Millane. in the church of S. Ma|rie Oueries in Southwarke, by the hands of Don Alfonso de Cainuola, vpon the day of the solemniza|tion of the marriage, which was the foure and twen|tith of Ianuarie.

¶ In this yeare Roger of Walden departed this life; Abr. Fl. out o [...] Thom. Walsi Hypod. pag. 161. who hauing béene tossed vp and downe with sun|drie changes of fortune, tried in a short time how in|constant, vncerteine, variable, wandering, vnstable, and flitting she is; which when she is thought firmelie to stand, she slipperinglie falleth; and with a dissem|bling looke counterfaiteth false ioies. For by the meanes of hir changeablenesse, the said Roger of a poore fellow,Roger of Waldens va|riable fortune. grew vp to be high lord treasuror of the realme, and shortlie after archbishop of Canturbu|rie; but by what right, the world knoweth; conside|ring that the lord Thomas Arundell was then li|uing. Anon after he was deposed from his dignitie, and lead the life of an ordinarie priuat man a long time; within a while after againe he was promoted and made bishop of London, which sée he had not pos|sessed a full yeare, but was depriued, and Nicholas Hobwith succeeded in his roome. So that hereby men are taught not to be proud of their preferment, nor to reck [...] of them as of perpetuities, sithens they may be as soone dispossessed as possessed of them; and for that all estates & degrées depend vpon Gods power and prouidence, whereof the poet diuinelie saieth,

Ludit in humanis diuina potentia rebus,
Et certam praesens vix habet hora fidem.Ouid. lib. [...] Pont. 4.

In this yeare the seuenth of Maie was Thomas Langlie consecrated bishop of Durham after the de|cease of Walter Skirlow.An additi [...] of Fran [...] Thin In which place he conti|nued one and thirtie yeares. He among other his be|neficiall déeds beautified the church of Durham for e|uer with a chanterie of two chapleines. Besides which for the increase of learning (wherwith himselfe was greatlie furnished) be built two schooles, the one for grammar to instruct youth, whereby in following time they might be made more able to benefit them|selues and serue their countrie: and the other of mu|sicke, wherein children might be made apt to serue God and the church, both which schooles he erected in a parcell of ground cõmonlie called The plaie gréene. To which buildings (for he was one that delighted much therein, and like vnto the philosopher Anaxago|ras supposed that there was not any more earthlie felicitie, than to erect sumptuous palaces, wherby af|ter their death the memorie of the founders might haue continuance) he added manie sumptuous parts of the palace of Durham. In the towne whereof he did also from the ground (of most statelie stone) erect a new gaole with the gate-house to the same, in that place where of old it remained, and then by iniurie of time fallen downe and consumed. This man inioied the sée of Durham almost the whole time of thrée kings, that is; about six yeares and six moneths in the time of Henrie the fourth, nine yeares and fiue moneths in the time of Henrie the fift, and fifteene yeares in the time of Henrie the sixt; during the go|uernment of all which princes, he was all his life time highlie estéemed and reuerenced for his singu|lar wisedome, and for the great authoritie he bare in publike, betwéene whome and the maior of New|castell arose great contention, about a bridge called Tinebridge in the towne of Gateshed or Goteshed, in Latine called Caput caprae. But in the yeare of our redemption 1416, and of Henrie the fift, the fourth, and of his bishoprike the eleuenth, this bishop had the recouerie thereof, as appeareth by the letter of at|turnie of the said bishop, made to diuerse to take pos|session of the same.

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