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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Much about this season there were thrée no|table ships set foorth and furnished for the great aduenture of the vnknowne voiage into the east by the north seas. The great dooer and incourager of which voiage was Sebastian Gabato an English|man,Sebastian Gabato. borne at Bristow, but was the sonne of a Ge|nowaie. These ships at the last arriued in the coun|trie of Moscouia, not without great losse and dan|ger, and namelie of their capteine, who was a woor|thie and aduenturous gentleman, called sir Hugh Willoughbie knight, who being tossed and driuen by tempest, was at the last found in his ship frozen to death and all his people. But now the said voiage and trade is greatlie aduanced, and the merchants aduenturing that waie, are newlie by act of parle|ment incorporated and indued with sundrie priuile|ges and liberties.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 About the beginning of the moneth of Maie next following,Thrée maria|ges betwéene great estates. there were thrée notable mariages con|cluded, & shortlie after solemnized at Durham place. The first was betwéene the lord Gilford Dudleie, the fourth sonne of the duke of Northumberland, and the ladie Iane, eldest daughter to Henrie duke of Suf|folke, & the ladie Francis his wife, was the daugh|ter of Marie second sister to king Henrie the eight, first maried to Lewes the French king, and after to Charles Brandon duke of Suffolke. The second ma|riage was betwéene the lord Herbert, son and heire to William earle of Penbroke, and the ladie Katha|rine, second daughter of the said ladie Francis, by the said Henrie duke of Suffolke. And the third was betwéene Henrie lord Hastings, sonne and heire to Francis earle of Huntington, and ladie Katharine yoongest daughter to the forenamed duke of Nor|thumberland.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 These mariages were compassed & concluded chief|lie vpon purpose to change & alter the order of succes|sion to the crowne,The euill end whereto the knitting of these couples in mariage tended. made in the time of king Henrie the eight, from the said kings daughters, Marie and Elizabeth, and to conueie the same immediatlie af|ter the death of king Edward to the house of Suf|folke, in the right of the said ladie Francis: wherein the said yoong king was an earnest traueller in the time of his sickenesse,The kings feare fell out to be true. & all for feare that if his sister Marie, being next heire to the crowne, should suc|céed, that she would subuert all his lawes and sta|tutes made concerning religion, whereof he was most carefull: for the continuance whereof he sought to establish a meet order of succession, by the aliance of great houses by waie of marriage, which neuer|thelesse were of no force to serue his purpose. For tending to the disheriting of the rightfull heirs, they proued nothing prosperous to the parties: for two of them were soone after made frustrate, the one by death, the other by diuorse.

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