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Compare 1577 edition: 1 On the ninth of Iulie was the lord Dacres of the north arreigned at Westminster of high trea|son, Anno Reg. 26. The lord Da|cres of the north ar|reigned. where the duke of Norffolke sate as iudge and high steward of England. The said lord Dacres be|ing brought to the barre, with the axe of the Tower before him, after his indictment read, so improoued the same, answering euerie part and matter therein conteined, and so plainlie and directlie confuted his accusers, which were there readie to auouch their ac|cusations, that to their great shames, and his high honor, he was found that day by his péeres not guil|tie, whereof the commons not a little reioised, as by their shout and crie made at those words, not guiltie, they fréelie testified.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 The two and twentith of Iulie was Iohn Frith burned in Smithfield,Iohn Frith burned. for the opinion of the sacra|ment: and with him the same time, and at the same stake, suffered also one Andrew Hewet, a yoong man, EEBO page image 938 by his occupation a tailor. The eleuenth of August were all the places of the obseruant friers suppressed, Iohn Stow. Frieries suppressed. as Gréenwich, Canturburie, Richmont, Newarke, and Newcastell, and in their places were set Augu|stine friers, and the obseruant friers were placed in the roomes of the graie friers. ¶ The one and twen|tith of September, doctor Tailor master of the rolles, was discharged of that office, and Thomas Cromwell sworne in his place the nintéenth of Oc|tober. Moreouer the third of Nouember, the parle|ment began againe,The parlemẽt againe be|ginneth. in the which was concluded the act of supremacie, which authorised the kings highnes to be supreme head of the church of England, and the authoritie of the pope abolished out of the realme. ¶In the same parlement also was giuen to the king, the first fruits and tenths of all spirituall dignities and promotions. This yeare came the great admerall of France into England,The admerall of France cõ|meth in am|bassage into England. ambassadour from the French king, and was honorablie receiued.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 In this time died the earle of Kildare, prisoner in the Tower, and his sonne Thomas Fitzgaret be|gan to rebell, and tooke all the kings ordinance, and sent to the emperour, requiring him to take his part: also he slue the bishop of Dublin, and robbed all such as would not obeie him. In the beginning of this yeare, the duke of Norffolke and the bishop of Elie went to Calis, Anno Reg. 27. and thither came the admerall of France. On the two & twentith of Aprill the prior of the Charterhouse at London, Iohn Stow. Certeine pri|ors arreigned and executed for treason. the prior of Beuall, the prior of Erham, Reinalds a brother of Sion, & Iohn vicar of Thistleworth, were arreigned and condem|ned of treason: and therevpon drawne, hanged and quartered at Tiburne the fourth of Maie: their heads and quarters were set ouer the bridge & gates of the citie, one quarter excepted, which was set vp at the Charterhouse at London. ¶ On the eight of Maie, the king commanded that all belonging to the court should poll their heads, & to giue example, caused his owne head to be polled, and his beard from thencefoorth was cut round, but not shauen, which fashion the courtiers imbraced, and would (no doubt) haue put in practise, though they had not beene there|vnto bound by precept: for the people imitate the prince, as the poet long ago well noted, saieng:

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