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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The issue of king Henrie the first.Touching his issue, he had by his first wife a sonne named William, drowned (as ye haue heard) in the sea: also a daughter named Maud, whome with hir sonnes he appointed to inherit his crowne and o|ther dominions. He had issue also by one of his con|cubins, euen a sonne named Richard, and a daughter named Marie, who were both drowned with their brother William. By an other concubine he had a sonne named Robert, who was created duke of Glo|cester.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 His stature.He was strong of bodie, fleshie, and of an indiffe|rent stature, blacke of haire, and in maner bald be|fore, with great and large eies, of face comelie, well countenanced, and pleasant to the beholders, special|lie when he was disposed to mirth.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 His vertues.He excelled in three vertues, wisedome, eloquence, and valiancie, which notwithstanding were somewhat blemished with the like number of vices that reig|ned in him;His vices. as couetousnesse, crueltie, and fleshlie lust of bodie. His couetousnesse appeared, in that he sore oppressed his subiects with tributes and impositi|ons. His crueltie, in that he kept his brother Robert Curtehose in perpetuall prison, and likewise in the hard vsing of his coosine Robert earle of Mortaigne, whome he not onelie deteined in prison, but also cau|sed his eies to be put out: which act was kept secret till the kings death reuealed it. And his fleshlie lust was manifest, by kéeping of sundrie women.

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