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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 It was not long after this, Anno Reg. 3. but that hir grace re|storing to hir subiects fine sterling monie, called all the said base and corrupt coines into hir maiesties mint, allowing to them therefore after the rate be|fore mentioned, so much of the said fine monies as they brought in of the said base monies. About the same time,

Additions to Lanquet.

The quéene furnisheth hi [...] land with ar|mour and mu|nition.

hir grace also finding this realme great|lie vnfurnished of armour, munitions, and powder, for the defense thereof in time of necessitie, did so largelie and plentifullie prepare and cause to be brought into the same, such sufficient furniture of armour and weapons, as England hath iust cause to praise and giue thanks to God and hir maiestie; for that it is certeine, that the realme was neuer so amplie stored nor prouided of all maner of kinds of EEBO page image 1194 conuenient armor and weapons, as it is at this pre|sent. The one and twentith of March a notable Grammar schoole was founded by the maister,The merchãt [...]lors frée s [...]hoole. war|dens, and assistants of the right worshipfull compa|nie of the merchant tailors of London, in the parish of S. Laurence Pontneie in the same citie, the right worshipfull Emanuell Lucar, Robert Rose, Willi|am Merike, Iohn Sparke, & Robert Duckington then maister and wardens of that companie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The tenth of Aprill was one William Geffreie whipped, from the Marshalsea in Southworke, to Bedlem without Bishops gate of London, for that he professed one Iohn Moore to be Christ our sauior:William Gef|freie whipped. on his head was set a paper, wherein was written as followeth: William Geffreie a most blasphemous heretike, denieng Christ our sauiour in heauen. The said Geffreie being staied at Bedlem gate, Iohn Moore was brought foorth,A false Christ whipped till he changed his song. before whome William Geffreie was whipped, till he confessed Christ to be in heauen. Then the said Iohn Moore being exami|ned, and answering ouerthwartlie, was comman|ded to put off his cote, doublet, and shirt; which he sée|med to doo verie willinglie, and after being tied to the cart, was whipped an arrowes shot from Bed|lem, where at the last he also confessed Christ to be in heauen, and himselfe to be a sinfull man. Then was Iohn Moore sent againe into Bedlem, and Gef|freie to the Marshalsea, where they had laine priso|ners nigh a yéere and a halfe, the one for professing himselfe to be Christ, the other a disciple of the same Christ. On wednesdaie the 4 of Iune, betwéene foure & fiue of the clocke in the afternoone, the stéeple of Paules in London being fired by lightning,Paules stée|ple on fire by lightening. brast forth (as it séemed to the beholders) two or three yards beneath the foot of the crosse, and from thence burnt downe the spire to the stoneworke and bels, so ter|riblie, that within the space of foure houres the same stéeple with the roofes of the church, so much as was timber or otherwise combustible, were consumed, which was a lamentable sight and pitifull remem|brance to the beholders therof. After this mischance, the queens maiestie being much gréeued for the losse of so beautifull a monument,The quéene [...] gréeued with the losse of Paules stéeple & pro|uideth means to repare it. directed hir highnesse letters to the maior of the citie of London, willing him to assemble the citizens to take some order for speciall aid and helpe for the reparing againe of the said monument. And she of hir most gratious dispo|sition, to giue a comfort to others for the furtherance thereof, did presentlie giue and deliuer in gold one thousand markes,The quéenes beneuolence to excite o|thers. and a warrant for a thousand lode of timber, to be taken out of hir maiesties woods or elsewhere: and the citizens of London granted one beneuolence, and three fiftéens to be foorthwith paied. The clergie vnder the prouince of Canturburie granted the fortith part of the value of their benefi|ces charged with first fruits, & not charged with first fruits the thirtith part. The clergie of the diocesse of London granted the thirtith part of their benefi|ces in first fruits, and the twentith part out of first fruits. Now immediatlie by commandement of the quéenes highnesse,Ouerséers appointed to [...] the reparing of Paules. hir priuie councell tooke order that six citizens of London, and two of the cleargie of the church of Paules, had charge and commandement to ouersée and set forward this worke, who made such expedition, that within one moneth next following the burning thereof, the whole church, that is to saie, all the foure great roofes of the same were couered with boords and lead, after the maner of a false roofe. And the greatnesse of the worke dispatched in so short time could scarselie be credited of anie, but of such as saw and knew the same. And the cause of this great hast was for feare of raine, which might haue perished the vawtes, to the destruction of the whole church, & the people that were therein. And be|fore the said yéere was fullie ended, all the said iles of the said church were made & framed of new & maine timber, & couered with lead, & fullie finished.All the iles of Paules made and framed of new timber. And the same yeare also, the great roofe of the west end was framed, and made of new & great timber in Yorke|shire, & brought to London by sea, and set vp & coue|red with lead, and fullie finished. And in like maner within the said yeare, the whole roofe and frame of the east end of the said church was made in Yorkeshire, & brought by sea to London, and there laid readie to be raised when the season of the yeare serued. This one thing resteth to be told,Ten thousand pounds insuf|ficient to re|pare Paules as it was at the first. that by estimation of wise men, 10000 pounds more than is yet granted vnto it, will not perfect & finish the church and stéeple in such sort as it was before the burning thereof.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 In this meane time also, by reason of the quéenes maiesties letters directed to the maior and his bre|thren of the citie of London about the burning of Paules, there were certeine aldermen and commo|ners of the said citie named and called togither by the authoritie of the maior, to deuise some good order and spéedie remedie for the reliefe and comfort of the said citie, whensoeuer anie chance of fire hereafter should happen (as God forbid) within the said citie or liberties thereof. And the persons so called after sun|drie méetings, and with good aduisement and delibe|ration, agréed and penned a certeine order for the spéedie remedie thereof, as well for the readie know|ledge of the place, wheresoeuer the same fire should happen, and for the sudden extinguishment & suppres|sing of the same, as also for the safe kéeping of the goods of such persons in whose house anie fire should chance. Which orders and rules vndoubtedlie would be to the great comfort & safetie of the citie and citi|zens of the same, if they were published and made knowen in time, and executed accordinglie. But what should I saie? I can but lament,Good orders nothing worth if they be not put in execution. not onelie for this, but also for manie such painefull and profitable labors, which for good gouernement of this citie had béene taken. For as soone as the talking thereof is doone, and the bookes framed and deliuered, so soone is it put in obliuion, and nothing at all thought vpon, vntill an houre after the mischiefe be past.

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