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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 Moreouer, in this present parlement, he caused proclamation to be made, that all men were pardo|ned and acquited of their offenses, which would sub|mit themselues to his mercie, and receiue an oth to be true and faithfull vnto him: wherevpon manie that came out of sanctuaries and other places were receiued to grace, and admitted for his subiects. Af|ter this, he began to remember his speciall freends, of whome some he aduanced to honour and dignitie,The king ad| [...]nceth his f [...]eends. and some he inriched with goods and possessions, eue|rie man according to his deserts and merits. And to begin, his vncle Iasper earle of Penbroke, he crea|ted duke of Bedford; Thomas lord Stanleie was created earle of Derbie; and the lord Chendew of Britaine his especiall fréend, he made earle of Bath; sir Giles Daubeneie was made lord Daubeneie; sir Robert Willoughbie was made lord Brooke. And Edward Stafford eldest sonne to Henrie late duke of Buckingham, he restored to his name, dignitie, & possessions, which by king Richard were confiscat and atteinted. Beside this, in this parlement was this notable act assented to and concluded as fol|loweth; to the pleasure of almightie God, wealth, prosperitie, and suertie of this realme of England, and to the singular comfort of all the kings subiects of the same, in auoiding all ambiguities and que|stions.

19.1. An act for the establishing of the crowne in the line of Henrie the seauenth.

An act for the establishing of the crowne in the line of Henrie the seauenth.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 _BE it ordeined, established, and en|acted by this present parlement, that the inheritance of the crown of this realme of England, & also of France, with all the preheminence, and dignitie roiall to the same apperteining, all other seigniories to the king belonging beyond the sea, with the appurtenances thereto in anie wise due or apperteining, shall rest, remaine, and abide, in the most roiall person of our now souereigne lord king Henrie the seuenth, and in the heires of his bodie lawfullie comming, perpetual|lie, with the grace of God so to indure, and in none other.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Beside this act, all atteindors of this king enacted by king Edward and king Richard were adnihila|ted, and the record of the same iudged to be defaced; and all persons atteinted for his cause and occasion were restored to their goods, lands, and possessions. Diuerse acts also made in the time of king Edward and king Richard were reuoked, and other adiudged more expedient for the common wealth were put in their places and concluded. After the dissolution of this parlement, the king remembring his fréends left in hostage beyond the seas,The king re|d [...]meth his [...]ostages. that is to wit, the marquesse Dorset, & sir Iohn Bourchier, he with all conuenient spéed redéemed them, and sent also into Flanders for Iohn Morton bishop of Elie. These acts performed, he chose to be of his councell a con|uenient number of right graue and wise councel|lors.

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