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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Toward the end of his daies he waxed verie de|uout, and became desirous to aduance the state of the church, insomuch that he builded thrée abbeies in three seuerall places, endowing them with faire lands and large possessions, one at the place where he van|quished king Harold, fiue miles from Hastings, which he named Battell, of the field there fought: the other at Celby in Yorkeshire: and the third in Normandie at Caen, where his wife Quéene Maud had builded a nunnerie, which Maud died in the yéere 1084. before the decease of the king hir husband.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 After his death, his bodie was buried in Caen, in S. Stephans church; but before it could be com|mitted to the ground, the executors were cons [...]reined to agree with the lord of the soile where the church stood,They gaue him an hun|dred pound, saith Hen. Marle. which (as he said) the king in his life time had in|iuriouslie taken from him, and gaue him a great summe of monie to release his title.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 ¶ By this we may consider the great miserie of mans estate, in that so mightie a prince could not haue so much ground after his death as to couer his dead cor [...]s, without dooing iniurie to another. This also may be a speciall lesson for all men, and namelie for princes, noblemen, and gentlemen, who often|times to enlarge their owne commodities, doo not regard what wrong they offer to the inferiour [...]ort.

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