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3.8. ¶ Richard the third.Richard the third.

¶ Richard the third.Richard the third.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 WHen this Monſter of nature and cruell Tyrant Richard the third had murthered his two yong Nephewes, and taken vpon hym the Crowne and gouernement of England, hee preferred his owne ſonne Edward to the dignitie of Lorde Lieutenante of Ireland, whoſe deputie was Geralde Earle of Kildare that bare that of|fice all the reigne of King Richard, and a while in Henry the ſeuenth his dayes.

3.9. ¶ Henry the ſeuenth.

¶ Henry the ſeuenth.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 TO the which Earle came the wilie Prieſt,Henry the ſeuenth. Sir Richard Simõd Prieſt. Lambert coũ|terfeyt to be the Erle of Warwicke. ſir Richard Simond, bringing with him a lad that was his Scholer, named Lambert, whome hee feygned to bee the ſonne of George Earle of Clarence, lately eſcaped foorth of the Tower of London. And the boy could reckon vp his pede|gree ſo redily, and had learned of the Prieſt ſuche Princely behauiour, that hee lightly moued the ſayde Earle, and many other ye nobles of Ireland EEBO page image 75 (tendering as well the lignage royal of Richard Plantagenet Duke of Yorke, and hys ſonne George their Countreymã borne, as alſo ma|ligning the aduancement of the houſe of Lan|caſter in Henry the ſeuenth) eyther to thinke or to faine, yt the world might beleeue they thought verily this child to be Edward Earle of War|wike, the Duke of Clarence his lawfull ſonne.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 And although King Henry more than halfe marred their ſporte, in ſhewing the right Earle through all the ſtreetes of London, yet the Lady Margaret, Duches of Burgongne, ſiſter to Edwarde the fourth, hyr Nephewe Iohn de la Poole,The Lorde Louell. [...] Thomas Broughton. ye Lord Louell, Sir Thomas Brough|ton Knighte, and dyuers other Captaynes of this conſpiracy, deuiſed to abuſe the coloure of this yong Earles name, for preferring their pur|poſe: which if it came to good, they agreed to de|poſe Lamberte, and to erect the very Earle in|deede, nowe priſoner in the Tower, for whoſe quarrell, had they pretended to fight, they dee|med it likely hee ſhoulde haue bin made away. Wherefore it was blazed in Irelande, that the King to mocke hys ſubiectes, had ſcholed a boy, to take vppon hym the Earle of Warwikes name, and hadde ſhewed him about London, to blinde the eyes of the ſimple folke, and to defeate the lawfull inheritour of the good Duke of Cla|rence theyr countreyman and protector duryng his life, vnto whoſe lignage, they alſo deriued title in right to the Crowne.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 In all haſt, they aſſembled at Dublin, and there in Chriſts Churche, [...]mberte [...]ned. they Crowned thys Idoll, honoring him with titles imperiall, fea|ſting and triumphing, reyſing myghtie ſhoutes and cryes, carrying him from thence to the Ca|ſtell vpon tall mens ſhoulders, that hee myghte bee ſeene and noted, as hee was ſure an hono|rable childe to looke vpon.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Heerewith, aſſembling their forces togither, they prouided themſelues of Shippes, and em|barquing therein, they tooke the Sea, and lan|ding in Lancaſhire, paſſed forwarde, till they came to Newarke vpon Trent: therevpon en|ſued the battell of Stoke, commonly called Martin Swartes field, wherein Lambert and hys maiſter were taken, but yet pardoned of life, and were not executed.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The Earle of Lincolne, the Lorde Louell, Martin Swart, the Almayne Captayne, and Maurice Fitz Thomas, Captayne of the Iriſh, were ſlayne, and all their power diſcomfited, as in the Engliſhe hiſtory it may further appeare.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 1460Iaſper Duke of Bedford, and Erle of Pem|broke Lieutenant,Iaſper Duke of Bedford Lieu|tenant. and Walter Archbyſhop of Dublin his Deputie.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 In this time, befell another like Iriſhe illuſi|on, procured by the Duches aforeſayd, and cer|tayne nobles in England, whereby was exalted as rightfull King of Englande, and vndoubted Earle of Vlſter, the counterfeyte Richarde Duke of Yorke, preſerued from kyng Richards crueltie (as the adherentes faced the matter downe) and with thys Maygame Lorde,Perkin War|becke. na|med indeede Peter (in ſcorne Perkin) War|becke, they flattered themſelues manye yeares after.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Then was Sir Edward Poynings Knight ſente ouer Lorde Deputie,


Sir Edward Poynings L. Deputy.

with commiſſion to apprehende Warbeckes principall partners in Irelande: amongſt whome, was named Gi|ralde Fitz Girald Earle of Kildare, whoſe pur|gation the Kyng (notwithſtandyng dyuers furmiſing and auouching the contrarye) dyd accept.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 After muche adoe, Perkin beeing taken,Perkin War|becke taken. con|feſſed by hys owne writing the courſe of hys whole life, and al his proceedings in thys enter|priſe, whereof in the Engliſhe hiſtorie, as wee haue borowed the ſame forthe of Halles Chro|nicles, yee may reade more, and therefore heere we haue omitted to ſpeake further of that mat|ter.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 In the yeare .1501.1501 King Henrye made Lieutenant of Ireland his ſecond ſonne Henry,Henry Duke of Yorke, after King Henry the eyght, L. Lieutenaunt. as then Duke of Yorke, who after reigned by the name of Henry the eyght.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 To him was appoynted Deputie, the fore|ſayd Giralde Earle of Kildare, who accompa|nyed with Iohn Blake Maior of Dublin,The fielde of Knocktowe. warred vpon William le Burgh, Obrene, and Mack Nemarre, Ocarroul, and foughte wyth the greateſt power of Iriſhmen that hadde bin togither ſince the Conqueſt, vnder the hyll of Knocktowe, in Engliſhe, the hyll of the Axes, ſixe miles from Galoway, and two myles from Belliclare Burghes manour Towne: Mack William and his complices were there taken, hys Souldyers that eſcaped the ſworde were purſued fleeing, for the ſpace of fyue myles, great ſlaughter was made of them, and many Captaynes caughte, without the loſſe of one Engliſhman.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The Earle of Kildare at hys returne, was made Knighte of the noble order of the Garter,The Earle of Kildare, knight of the Garter. and lyued in worthy eſtimation all hys lyfe long, as well for thys ſeruice, as diuers other his famous exploytes.

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The thirde Booke of the Hiſtorie of Ireland, compriſing the raigne of Henry the eyght: continued by Richard Stanihurſt, and vvritten to the right honorable Sir Henrie Sidney Knight, Lord Deputie of Ireland, Lord preſident of VVales, Knight of the moſt noble order of the Garter, and one of hir Maieſties priue Counſayle within hir Realme of Englande.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 _HOw comber|ſome (ryghte Honorable) & daungerous a taſke it is, to engroſſe & di|vulge the do|ings of others, eſpecially whẽ the parties re|giſtred or their iſſue are liuing: both common reaſon ſufficient|ly acknowledgeth, and dayly experience infal|libly approueth. For Man by courſe of nature is ſo partially affected to himſelf, and his bloud, as hee will bee more agreeued with the Chro|nicler for recording a peeuiſh treſpaſſe, than hee will be offended with his friende, for cõmitting an heynous treaſon.

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