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Compare 1577 edition: 1 The empe|rours answer to the ambas|sadors.The emperour answered, that he in no wise would be against the lawes of God, & if the court of Rome would iudge that the matrimonie was not good, he could be content: but he solicited both the pope and cardinals, to stand by the dispensation, which he thought to be of force inough to prooue the mariage lawfull. With these answers the ambassadors depar|ted and returned homewards, till they came on this side the mounteins, and then receiued letters from the king, which appointed the earle of Wilshire to go in ambassage to the French king which then laie at Burdeaux,The earle of Wilshire am|bassador to the French king, & others sent to other pla|ces. making shift for monie for redéeming of his children: and the bishop of London, was ap|pointed to go to Padoa, and other vniuersities in I|talie, to know their full resolutions and determinate opinions in the kings case of matrimonie: and the kings almoner was commanded to returne home into England, and so he did.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 ¶ You haue heard before how the cardinall was attainted in the premunire, Abr. Flem. ex Edw. Hall. in H. 8. fol. cxcj.cxcij. and how he was put out of the office of the chancellor, & laie at Asher. In this Lent season the king by the aduise of his councell li|cenced him to go into his diocesse of Yorke, & gaue him commandement to kéepe him in his diocesse,The cardinall licenced to re|paire into Yorkeshire. and not to returne southward without the kings speciall licence in writing. So he made great prouision to go northward, and a pparelled his seruants newlie, and bought manie costlie things for his houshold: and so he might well inough, for he had of the kings gentle|nesse the bishoprikes of Yorke and Winchester, which were no small things. But at this time diuerse of his seruants departed from him to the kings ser|uice,Thomas Crumwell aduanced to the kings seruice. and in especiall Thomas Crumwell one of his chiefe counsell, and chiefe dooer for him in the suppres|sion of abbeies. After that all things necessarie for his iournie were prepared, he tooke his waie north|ward till he came to Southwell, which is in his dio|cesse, and there he continued this yeare, euer grud|ging at his fall, as you shall heare hereafter. But the lands which he had giuen to his colleges in Oxford and Ipswich, were now come to the kings hands, by his atteindor in the premunire: and yet the king of his gentlenesse and for fauour that he bare to good learning, erected againe the college in Oxford,The kings college in Ox|ford otherwise called Christs church. and where it was named the cardinals college, he called it the kings college, & indowed it with faire possessi|ons, and put in new statutes and ordinances. And for bicause the college of Ipswich was thought to be no|thing profitable, therefore he left that dissolued.

In this yeare the emperour gaue to the lord ma|ster of saint Iohnes of Ierusalem, and his brethren the Iland of Malta lieng betwéene Sicill and Bar|barie, there to imploie themselues vpon Christs eni|mies, which lord master had no place sure to inhabit there, since he was put frõ the Rhodes by the Turke that besieged Uienna, but missed of his expectation. For the christians defended the same so valiantlie a|gainst the said Turke and his power,The number of the Turks that died at the siege of Uienna. that he lost manie of his men by slaughter; manie also miscar|ried by sicknesse and cold: so that there perished in all to the number of fourescore thousand men, as one of his bassats did afterward confesse, which was to him a great displeasure; and in especiallie bicause he neuer besieged citie before, but either it was yéel|ded or taken. In the time of this siege a metrician did make these two verses in memorie of the same:

Caesar in Italiam quo venit Carolus anno,
Cincta est ripheis nostra Vienna Getis.]

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