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Compare 1577 edition: 1 After this, bicause he was in despaire to haue is|sue by his second wife, about Whitsuntide he sent o|uer his daughter Maud the empresse into Norman|die, that she might be married vnto Geffrey Plan|tagenet earle of Aniou, and in August after he fol|lowed himselfe. Now the matter went so forward, that the mariage was celebrated betwixt the said earle and empresse vpon the first sundaie in Aprill, which fell vpon the third of the moneth, and in the 27. of his reigne.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 In the yeare ensuing, Anno Reg. 28 Matth. Paris. 1128 king Henrie meaning to cause the French king to withdrawe his helping hand from his nephue William earle of Flanders, passed foorth of Normandie with an armie, and inua|ding France, remained for the space of eight daies at Hipard, in as good quiet as if he had béene within his owne dominions, and finallie obteined that of the French king which he sought for; namelie, his re|fusall to aid his nephue the said earle of Flanders. Who at length contending with other that claimed the earledome, chanced this yeare to be wounded, Anno Reg. 29. Ia. Meir. as he pursued his enimies vnto the walles of a towne called Alhust, and soone after died of the hurt the 16. of August.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 ¶ It was thought that the great felicitie of king Henrie was the chiefe occasion of this earles death,William earl [...] of Flanders deceaseth of a wound. who meant (if he might haue brought his purpose to passe, and be once quietlie set in the dominion of Flanders) to haue attempted some great enterprise against king Henrie for the recouerie of Norman|die, and deliuerie of his father out of prison.The fortunat & good hap of K. Henrie. Which was knowen well inough to king Henrie, who mainteined those that made him warre at home, both with men and monie; namelie,William d [...] Hypres. William of Hy|pres, who tooke vpon him as regent in the name of Stephan earle of Bullongne, whome king Henrie procured to make claime to Flanders also, in the ti|tle of his grandmother queene Maud, wife to Wil|liam Conqueror. But to procéed with our historie.

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