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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Anno Reg. 12.The king of England being certified of this inua|sion, prepared an armie with all diligence to haue resisted the Scots: but they were returned yer the English power could assemble togither. Now when the king was truelie certified that the Scotish king was returned home, he staied all the preparations made at that time to go against him. But yet mean|ing to be reuenged of the wrongs doone to him by king Iames and his people;A parlement of the thrée e|states of the realme. he first called a parle|ment, and in that assemblie of three estates of the realme, he declared the cause of the instant warre, and how necessarie it should be for the suertie and wealth of the realme of England to haue that warre pursued against those enimies that had begun it. To this motion all the nobilitie wholie agréed.A subsidie. And to the maintenance of that warre, a subsidie was by whole assent of the parlement fréelie giuen and granted. Which paiment though it was not great, yet manie of the common people sore grudged to pay the same, as they that euer abhorre such taxes and exactions. At the same parlement were diuerse acts and sta|tutes made, necessarie & expedient (as was thought) for the publike weale of the realme.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 In the meane season the king of Scots, percei|uing that the Englishmen would shortlie go about to reuenge the iniuries doone to them by him and his people, assembled eftsoones a puissant armie, The king of England and Scotlãd pre|pare for mu|tuall warre. that he might either defend his realme against the English power, attempting to inuade his countrie, or else a|fresh to enter into the English borders. And thus these two mightie princes minded nothing more than the one to indamage the other. But the king of England would not deferre one houre by (his good will) till he were reuenged, and therefore prepared a mightie armie to inuade Scotland, and ordeined for chéefteine thereof the lord Daubeneie. But as this armie was assembled, and that the lord Daubenie was forward on his iournie towards Scotland, he was suddenlie staid and called backe againe, by rea|son of a new commotion begun by the Cornishmen for the paiment of the subsidie which was granted at the last parlement.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 These vnrulie people the Cornishmen,A rebellion in Cornewall for the paiment of a subsidie. inhabiting in a barren countrie and vnfruitfull, at the first sore repined that they should be so greeuouslie taxed, and burdened the kings councell as the onelie cause of such polling and pilling: and so being in their rage, menaced the chéefe authors with death and present destruction. And thus being in a rose, two persons of the same affinitie, the one called Thomas Flam|mocke, a gentleman,The two cap|teins in this commotion. learned in the lawes of the realme; and the other Michaell Ioseph, a smith, men of stout stomachs and high courages, tooke vpon them to be capteins of this seditious companie. They laid the fault and cause of this exaction vnto Iohn Morton archbishop of Canturburie, and to sir Regi|nald Braie; bicause they were cheefe of the kings councell. Such rewards haue they commonlie that be in great authoritie with kings and princes.

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