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Anno Reg. 6. Abr. Fl. ex I.S. pag. 902.George Monox for this yeare Maior of London, of his godlie disposition reedified the decaied stéeple of the parish church of Walthamstow, in the countie of Essex, adding therevnto a side Ile, with a chappell, where he lieth buried. And on the northside of the churchyard there, he founded a faire large almes|house for an almose priest or schoolemaister, and thir|téene poore almes folke, eight men, and fiue women, appointing to the said almes priest or schoolmaister for his yearelie wages, six pounds thirtéene shillings foure pence; and to euerie one of the said almes folke seuen pence a weeke, and fiue pounds to be bestowed yearelie amongst them in coles. And ordeined that the said almes priest should on sundaies and festiuall daies, be helping and assistant to the vicar or curat there in celebration of diuine seruice, & on the wéeke daies fréelie to applie and teach yoong children of the said parish,Freé schoole at Waltham|stow. to the number of thirtie, in a schoolehouse by him there builded for that purpose. Moreouer, hée gaue to the parish clearke there for the time being, a yearlie stipend of twentie six shillings eight pence, for euer, and a chamber by the said almes house, to the intent he should helpe the said schoolemaister to teach the said children. And hath giuen faire lands and tenements in the citie of London, for the perpe|tuall maintenance of the premisses to Gods glorie for euer. He also for the great commoditie of trauel|lers on foot, made a continuall causie of timber ouer the marshes from Walthamstow to Locke bridge towards London.

Edw. Hall in Hen. 8. fol. 46. The king and the new duke of Suffolke defenders at the tilt against all commers.In the moneth of Maie, the king and the new duke of Suffolke were defenders at the tilt against all commers. The king was in a scopelarie mantle, an hat of cloth of siluer, and like a white hermit, and the duke apparelled like a blacke hermit, all of blacke veluet, both their berds were of damaske siluer: and when they had ridden about the tilt, & shewed them|selues to the quéene, then they threw off their apparell, and sent it to the ladies for a larges. Then was the king in blacke, and the duke in white, with blacke staues, on the staues was written with white letters, Who can hold that will away: this posie was iud|ged to be made for the duke of Suffolke, and the du|chesse of Sauoie. At these iustes were the duke of Longuile, & the lord Cleremont, and there the king & duke did so valiantlie, that they obteined the prise. At these iustes were broken an hundred and fourteene speares in a short space. The king at this season sent againe into Flanders, for the performance of the mariage of the yoong prince of Castile, and the faire ladie Marie his sister, and shewed how he had prepa|red all things necessarie and conuenient for such an high estate. The councell of Flanders answered, that they would not receiue hir that yeare, with manie subtill arguments; by reason wherof, the perfect loue betwene England and the low countries was much slaked.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 On the nineteenth daie of Maie was receiued into London a cap of maintenance & a sword,A cap of [...]tenance se [...] to the king from the po [...] sent from pope Iulie, with a great companie of nobles and gen|tlemen, which was presented to the king on the sun|daie then next insuing, with great solemnitie in the cathedrall church of saint Paule. Touching this pope (saith Guicciardine) disappointed of so manie hopes, Abr. Fl. ex Guic. pag. 490. Pope Iulie compared to Anteus. we may laie him in comparison with that which is written by the poets of Anteus, that being tamed by the forces of Hercules, as often as he was throwne to the ground, so often did appeare in him a greater strength and courage; such wéening had the pope a|midst his aduersities, for when he seemed most aba|sed and oppressed, it was then that he did most lift vp him selfe with a spirit more constant and resolute, promising better of his fortune than euer.

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