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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 This matter was opened with all the circum|stances to the ladie Katharine Dowager (for so was she then called) the which persisted still in hir former opinion, Anno. reg. [...]5. and would reuoke by no meanes hir ap|peale to the court of Rome. Wherevpon the archbi|shop of Canturburie accompanied with the bishops of London, Winchester, Bath, Lincolne, and diuers other learned men in great number, rode to Dun|stable, which is six miles from Ampthill, where the princesse Dowager laie, and there by one doctor Lée she was cited to appeare before the said archbishop in cause of matrimonie in the said towne of Dun|stable, and at the daie of appearance she appeared not, but made default, and so she was called peremp|torie EEBO page image 930 euerie daie fiftéene daies togither,The ladie Katharine Dowager called per|emptorilie. and at the last, for lacke of appearance, by the assent of all the learned men there present, she was diuorsed from the king, and the mariage declared to be void and of none effect. Of this diuorse and of the kings mariage with the ladie Anne Bullongne men spake diuerse|lie; some said the king had doone wiselie, and so as became him to doo in discharge of his conscience. O|ther otherwise iudged, and spake their fansies as they thought good: but when euerie man had talked inough, then were they quiet, and all rested in good peace.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 In Maie pope Clement sent an orator to the king, requiring him to appeare personallie at the generall councell which he had appointed to be kept the yeére following. But when his commission was shewed, at the earnest request of the king, there was neither place nor time specified for the keeping of that coun|cell; and so with an vncerteine answer to an vncer|teine demand he departed, but not vnrewarded. The king vnderstanding that the pope,Ambassadors to the French king. the emperor, & the French king shuld méet at Nice in Iulie folowing, appointed the duke of Norffolke, the lord Rochford brother to quéene Anne, sir William Pawlet con|trollor of his house, sir Anthonie Browne, and sir Francis Brian knights, to go in ambassage to the French king, and both to accompanie him to Nice, and also to commune with the pope there concerning his staie in the kings diuorse. These worthie perso|nages made their prouision readie; and so with the number of eight score horsses they went to Douer, and passing ouer to Calis, tooke their waie through France, to accomplish their ambassage as they had in commandement.

Proclamati|on for the co|ronation of quéene Anne.In the beginning of Maie, the king caused open proclamations to be made, that all men that claim|ed to doo anie seruice, or execute anie office at the so|lemne feast of the coronation by the waie of tenure, grant, or prescription, should put their grant thrée wéekes after Easter in the Starrechamber before Charles duke of Suffolke, for that time high steward of England, and the lord chancellor and other com|missioners.The seuerall claimes of di|uerse honora|ble and wor|shipfull per|sons. The duke of Norffolke claimed to be erle marshall, and to exercise his office at that feast; the erle of Arundell claimed to be high butler, and to exercise the same; the erle of Oxford claimed to be chamberlaine; the vicount Lisle claimed to be pan|tler; the lord Aburgauennie to be chiefe larderer; and the lord Braie claimed to be almoner, and sir Henrie Wiat knight claimed to be ewrer. All these noble personages desired their offices with their fées.

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