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Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 After his firſt entring into the eſtate, he would gladly haue gone in hãd with the warres againſt ye Engliſh mẽ,He fain would recouer his predeceſſours loſſes. to haue recouered out of their poſ|ſeſſions, thoſe countreys which they had lately ta|ken from the Scottes in his predeceſſors time: but his counſell aduiſed him otherwiſe,He was adui|ſed otherwiſe by his counſel. declaring that the eſtate of the common wealth was ſo decayed by the miſgouernance of his ſayde predeceſſour, that till the ſame were refourmed, and ſuche in|teſtine diſcorde, as through licencious libertie EEBO page image 187 raigned amongſt his ſubiects might be appeaſed and quieted, there was no hope to atchieue anye worthie enterpriſe abrode agaynſt forraine eni|mies. Hereupon by theyr aduertiſements and good aduice,Miſorders are redreſſed. hee deuiſed a reformation of all ſuch miſorders as were growen vp in al partes of his realme: and firſt for the ſpiritualtie, he orday|ned that Prieſtes ſhould attende their cures,Prieſtes ſhould onely attende their vocation. and not to intermeddle with any ſecular buſineſſe, but to be free from going forth to the warres: ney|ther ſhould they keepe horſes, hawkes, or hounds. And if any of them wer found negligent in doing his duetie apperteyning to his vocation,A penaltie for not doing their dueties. he ſhould for the firſt fault forfeyt a peece of money, but for the ſecond he ſhould loſe his benefice.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Youth ſhoulde eate but one meale a day.For the youth of his realme he tooke order (to brydle them the better from wanton delites and ſenſuall luſtes) that none of them ſhoulde haue paſt one meale a day, and that of no fine or dain|tie delicates, and to abſtaine from all ſuch drinke as might diſtemper their brayne, ſo that if anye yong perſon,Drunkennes puniſhed with death. either man or woman were known to be dronken, they ſhould die for it.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 He commaunded further, that all the youth of his realme, ſhoulde exerciſe running, wraſtling, ſhooting, throwing of the dart and bowle, ſo to auoyde ſlouthfulneſſe, that their bodies myghte with ſuch exerciſes be made the more able to en|dure paynes and trauaile: and for the ſame pur|poſe he tooke order, that they ſhoulde lye vpon the bare bourdes, with one mantell onely throwne vnder them,Youth to be treined vp in hardneſſe. ſo that they ſhould taſt nothing nei|ther by day nor night, that might noozell them in any wanton delytes or effeminate pleaſures.

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