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Compare 1587 edition: 1 King Grime his alteration from noble qualities vnto deteſtable vices.But Gryme at length of a chaſte and liberall Prince, through long ſlouth and encreaſe of ry|ches, became a moſt couetous tyrant, and ſo cor|rupted in maners and conditions, that it paſſed the termes of al reaſon and equitie: inſomuch that when he had put vnto death diuerſe of his nobles, to the ende he might haue their landes and goodes as forfeyted by attainder, he oppreſſed the people by continuall exactious alſo eche day more than other.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 His ſubiects being thus brought into extreme miſerie through his wicked & vniuſt gouernmẽt, not knowing where to ſeeke for redreſſe,The common peoples praier. ſaue only at the handes of almightie God, the puniſher of al ſinne, beſought him to haue pitie of their afflicti|ons, and to chaunge the gouernment of the realm into ſome better eſtate.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The Lordes alſo hauing great indignation of the trouble fallen to the realme,The Lordes require Grime to reforme the miſdemeanor of his officers. by the kings miſ|gouernance and auaricious crueltie, appointed a certaine number of Gentlemen to goe vnto him as Ambaſſadours from them, to requyre him to put away from him ſuch naughtie perſons as by euill councell had peruerted his minde, and mo|ued him to do things contrary to his honour and the wealth of his realme.

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