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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Among manie lawes made by the said William, Iohn Rous. Hen. Marle. this one is to be remembred, that such as forced any woman, should lose their genitals.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 In this kings daies also liued Osmond the se|cond bishop of Salisburie,Salisburie vse. who compiled the church seruice, which in times past they commonlie called after Salisburie vse.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The vse of the long bowe (as Iohn Rous testifieth) came first into England with this king William the Conquerour:Shooting. for the English (before that time) vsed to fight with axes and such hand weapons: and therefore in the oration made by the Conquerour be|fore he gaue battell to king Harold, the better to en|courage his men, he told them they should encounter with enimies that wanted shot.

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