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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The seauenth of October at night, from eight a clocke till after nine of the clocke,Fierrie im|pressions. all the north parts of the element séemed to be couered with flames of fire, procéeding from the northeast and northwest, to|ward the middest of the firmament, where after it had staied nigh one houre, it descended west: and all the same night (being the next after the change of the moone) seemed nigh as light as it had béene faire daie. Anno Reg. 7. Houses shat|tered with gunpowder. The twentith of Nouember in the morning, through negligence of a maiden with a candell, the snuffe falling in an hundred pounds weight of gun|powder, thrée houses in Bucklersburie were sore shaken, and the maid died two daies after. The one and twentith of December began a frost,The Thames frozen ouer. which con|tinued so extremlie, that on Newyeares euen, peo|ple went ouer and alongst the Thames on the ise from London bridge to Westminster. Some plaied at the football as boldlie there, as if it had béene on the drie land: diuerse of the court being then at Westminster, shot dailie at pricks set vpon the Thames: and the people both men and women went on the Thames in greater numbers, than in anie strèet of the citie of London. On the third daie of Ianuarie at night it began to thaw, and on the fift daie was no ise to be seene betwéene London bridge and Lambeth, which sudden thaw caused great floods and high waters, that bare downe bridges and hou|ses, and drowned manie people in England: especi|allie in Yorkshire,Owes bridge borne downe. Owes bridge was borne awaie with others.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The third daie of Februarie,Henrie Stu|art married the quéene of Scots. Henrie Stuart lord Darleie, about the age of ninetéene yeares, eldest sonne to Matthew earle of Lineux (who went into Scotland at Whitsuntide before) hauing obteined licence of the quéenes maiestie, tooke his iourneie to|wards Scotland, accompanied with fiue of his fa|thers men, where when he came, he was honorablie receiued, & lodged in the kings lodgings, and in the summer following, he maried Marie quéen of Scot|land. About this time, for the quéenes maiestie were chosen and sent commissioners to Bruges,Commissio|ners chosen to go to Bruges the lord Montacute knight of the honourable order of the garter, doctor Wotton one of hir maiesties honou|rable councell, doctor Haddon one of the masters of requests to hir highnesse, with others: master doctor Aubreie was for the merchant aduenturers of Eng|land: they came to Bruges in Lent, Anno 1565, and continued there till Michaelmasse following, and then was the diet prolonged till March in the yeare 1566, and the commissioners returned into Eng|land.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The two and twentith of Aprill, the ladie Marga|rite countesse of Lineux,Ladie Lineux sent to the tower. was commanded to kéepe hir chamber at the Whitehall, where she remained till the two and twentith of Iune, and then conueied by sir Francis Knolles and the gard to the tower of London by water. On s. Peters euen at night, was the like standing watch in London,Standing watch at at midsummer in London. as had béene on the same night twelue moneths past. The sixtéenth of Iulie, about nine of the clocke at night began a tem|pest of lightning and thunder, with showers of haile, which continued till three of the clocke in the next morning, so terriblie,Tempest at Chelmesford of lightning thunder and raine. that at Chelmesford in Essex 500 acres of corne was destroied, the glasse win|dowes on the east side of the towne, and of the west and south sides of the church were beaten downe, with the tiles of their houses also, besides diuerse barnes, chimneis, and the battlements of the church, which was ouerthrowne. The like harme was doone in manie other places, as at Leeds, Cranebroke, Douer, &c.

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