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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 For first this yeare, dame Eleanor Cobham, wife to the said duke, was accused of treason; for that she by sorcerie and inchantment intended to destroie the king, to the intent to aduance hir husband vnto the crowne EEBO page image 623 crowne. Vpon this, she was examined in saint Stephans chappell before the bishop of Canturburie, and there by examination conuict, and iudged to doo open penance in three open places within the citie of London [Polychronicon saith she was inioined to go through Cheapside with a taper in hir hand] and after that adiudged to perpetuall imprisonment in the Ile of Man, [...]. vnder the keeping of sir Iohn Stanlie knight. At the same season were arrested, arreigned, and adiudged giltie, as aiders to the duchesse, Thomas Southwell priest, and canon of S.Stephans at Westminster, Iohn Hun priest, Roger Bolingbrooke a cunning necromancer (as it was said) and Margerie Iordeine, Ali [...]s Iohn [...]. surnamed the witch of Eie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 The matter laid against them, was [...]or that they (at the request of the said duchesse) had deuised an image of war, representing the king, which by their sorcerie by little and little consumed, intending thereby in conclusion to waste and destroie the k [...]ngs person. Margerie Iordeine was burnt in Smit [...]field, and Roger Bolingbrooke was drawne to Taborne, and hanged and quartered taking vpon his death that there was neuer anie such thing by them imagined. Iohn Hun had his pardon, and Southwest died in the Tower the night before his execution: [for (saith Polychr.) he did prophesie of himselfe, [...]. Fl. that he should die in his bed, and not by iustice.] The duke of Gloce|ster bare all these things patientlie,King Ed|ward the fourth borne. [...] said little. Edward sonne to the duke of Yorke was borne this yeare the nine and twentith of Aprill at Rone, his fa|ther being the kings lieutenant in Normandie. ¶ In this yeare was a great fraie in Fléetstréet in the night time, A [...]r. Fl. A great fraie by night. betwéene gentlemen of courts and inha|bitants of London; insomuch that much bloud was spilt, diuerse slaine outright, and some mortallie wounded; besides great harme otherwise doone and suffered.]

Abr. Fl. ex [...]a [...]ian. 438.¶ Upon the daie of the translation of saint Ed|ward, or the twelfth of October, vpon which daie the maior and his brethren for the yeare following, and daie when the commoners of the citie,Tailors ma|lepertnesse at the election of an alderman. after their an|cient custome had chosen two aldermen, such as be|fore had béene shiriffes of London and of Middlesex, namelie Robert Clopton draper, and Rafe Holland tailo [...] and them presented by name vnto the maior and his brethren, then sitting in the vtter chamber where the maiors courts be kept, to the intent that the said maior and his brethren might choose one of the said two, such as they thought most necessarie and worshipfull for the roome; the said maior and his brethren choosing Robert Clopton, brought him after downe vpon his right hand towards the hall. Where|of when certeine tailors there present were aware, and saw that Rafe Holland was not chosen, anon they cried; Nay, nay: not this, but Rafe Holland. Wherewith the old maior being astonished, stood still vpon the staire, and commanded them to keepe si|lence, and so held on his waie to the east end of the hall, where he sat him downe, and his brethren about him. In the meane time, the said tailors continued their crie, and incensed others of base tra [...]es of the ci|tie (as simple persons) to take their part, and to crie as fast as they, not proffering to cease their misrule for all that the maior could saie, no nor yet when the maiors sergeant at armes had cried O [...]yes. Here|vpon the maior, to appease the rumor, sent downe the shiriffes, and commanded them to take the offendors, and send them to the goale; which precept was fulfil|led, & about twelue or sixteene of the principall com|mitted to Newgate, where some of them abode a long time imprisoned; and others that were fined set at libertie. This is reported by Polychronicon, but in somewhat a differing maner.1442 [...]nno Reg. 21.]

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