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Compare 1587 edition: 1 This trouble being thus quieted, king Iames paſſed through all the boundes of his Realme to puniſh all offenders and miſruled perſons, which in any wiſe wronged and oppreſſed the poore people.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Pardons gran|ted by the go|uernour are [...]yde.He allowed no pardon graunted afore by the gouernour, alledging the ſame to be expyred by his death. For he thought indeede it ſtoode ney|ther with the pleaſure of God, nor wealth of the Realme, that ſo many ſlaughters, reiffes, and oppreſſions, as had beene done afore in the coun|trey, ſhoulde remayne vnpuniſhed through fault of iuſtice.

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