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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Murcherdach king of Ireland & his successors had him in such reuerence,Murcherdach K. of Ireland. that they durst doo nothing but what he commanded, nor write any thing but what might stand with his pleasure, though at the first the same Morchad attempted something against the Englishmen more than held with reason, but after|ward (vpon restraint of the entercourse of merchan|dize) he was glad to shew himselfe more fréendlie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Moreouer the earle of Orkney,The earle of Orkney. although he was the king of Norwaies subiect, yet did he what he could to procure king Henries fréendship, sending such strange beasts and other things to him often|times as presents, wherein he knew the king tooke great delight and pleasure. He had in singular fa|uour aboue all other of his councell,Roger bishop of Salisburie. Roger the bi|shop of Salisburie, a politike prelate, and one that knew how to order matters of great importance, vnto whome he committed the gouernement of the realme most commonlie whilest he remained in Normandie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 As well in this kings daies, as in the time of his brother William Rufus, men forgetting their owne sex and state, transformed themselues into the habit and forme of women, by suffering their haire to grow in length, the which they curled and trimmed verie curiouslie, after the maner of damosels and yong gentlewomen:The abuse of wearing long haire. insomuch that they made such account of their long bushing perukes, that those which would be taken for courtiers, contended with women who should haue the longest tresses, and such as wanted, sought to amend it with art, and by knit|ting wreathes about their heads of those their long and side locks for a brauerie. Yet we read that king Henrie gaue commandement to all his people to cut their haire, about the 28. yeare of his reigne. Matth. West. Prea|chers EEBO page image 46 indeed inueied against such vnseemlie maners in men, as a thing more agréeable and seemelie for the contrarie sex.

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