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Compare 1577 edition: 1 In this yeare died in Guien the countesse of Co|mings, to whome the French king and also the earle of Arminacke pretended to be heire, in so much that the earle entred into all the lands of the said ladie. And bicause he knew the French king would not take the matte [...] well, to haue a Rouland for an O [...]|uer; he sent solemne ambassadours to the king of England, offering him his daughter in mariage, with promise to be bound (beside great summes of monie, which he would giue with hir) to deliuer into the king of Englands hands, all such castels and townes, as he or his ancestors deteined from him within anie part of the duchie of Aquitaine, either by conquest of his progenitors, or by gift and deliue|rie of anie French king; and further to aid the same king with monie for the recouerie of other cities within the same duchie, from the French king; or from anie other person that against king Henrie EEBO page image 624 vniustlie kept, and wrongfullie withholden them.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 This offer séemed so profitable and also honora|ble to king Henrie and the realme, that the ambas|sadours were well heard, honourable receiued, and with rewards sent home into their countrie.The earle of Arminacks daughter affi|ed vnto king Henrie. After whome were sent for the conclusion of the marriage into Guien, sir Edward Hull, sir Robert Ros, and Iohn Gralton deane of S. Seuerines, the which (as all the chronographers agrée) both concluded the ma|riage, and by proxie affied the yoong ladie. The French king not a little offended herewith, sent his [...]ldest sonne Lewes the Dolphin of Uienne into Rouergue with a puissant armie,The erle with his ladie, his sonne and two daughters taken. which tooke the earle and his yoongest sonne, with both his daughters, and by force obteined the countries of Arminacke, Louuergne, Rouergue, and Moulessonois, beside the cities Se|uerac & Cad [...]ac, chasing the bastard of Arminacke out of his countries, and so by reason hereof, the con|cluded mariage was deferred, and that so long that it neuer tooke effect; as hereafter it may appeare.

¶In this yeare was an act made by authoritie of the common councell of London, Abr. Fl. ex Fabian. 441. that vpon the sun|daie no maner of thing within the franchises and li|berties of the said citie should be bought or sold; nei|ther vittels nor other thing.A law against bu [...]eng and selling on the sundaie. It was also enacted by the same common councell with full consent, and ra|tified by the authoritie of the law-makers, that no artificer or handicrafts man should bring his wares, commodities, or worke, vnto anie person or persons to be worne or occupied on that daie: bicause it was iudged a foule prophanation thereof. And peoples minds giuen to couetousnesse, make no exception of times or places in a case of aduantage and gaine. In consideration whereof, and for the suppressing of this abuse, this law was ordeined and made: the force whereof did principallie extend to tailors and shoo|makers (who as on that daie bring home their gar|ments and shoos to the parties for whome they are made) and likewise to all other occupations and trades. But this ordinance (saith mine author) was too good for so bad an age, and therefore died within a short time after the magistrate had giuen it life.

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