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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Whilest he was thus occupied, his brother Iohn came to him, Matth. Paris. Polydor. to whom he ioifullie gaue the welcome, and besides all other things which his father had be|queathed vnto him by his testament in England, amounting to the value of foure thousand pounds of yearelie rent, with the earledome of Mortaigne, he procured a marriage for him (being now a widower) for his further aduancement with the ladie Isabell,Isabell daugh+ter to the earle of Glocester married to Iohn ye kings brother. daughter to Robert earle of Glocester, which earle had appointed the said Iohn to be his heire as before is mentioned, although Baldwine the archbishop of Canturburie forbad the mariage, bicause they were coosens in the third degree of consanguinitie.She is named by diuerse au|thors Ha [...]isia. Matth. Paris. R. Houed. To Robert earle of Leicester also he restored all his lands which had béene taken from him, and such per|sons as his father had disherited, he restored like|wise to their former rights and possessions, howbeit those had forsaken his father, and taken part with him against his said father, he séemed now so much to mislike, that he remooued them vtterlie from his presence, and contrariwise preferred such as had continued faithfull vnto his father in time of the troubles.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 At length, king Richard remembring himselfe of his mother quéene Elianor, Matt. Paris. who had béene separated from the bed of hir husband for the space of sixtéene yeares, and was as yet deteined in prison in Eng|land, wrote his letters vnto the rulers of the realme, commanding them to set hir againe at libertie,The kings mother set at libertie. and withall appointed hir by his letters patents, to take vpon hir the whole gouernment of the kingdome in his absence. The quéene being thus deliuered, and hauing now the cheefe authoritie & rule in hir hands, rode in progresse about the realme, to sée the estate thereof; and as she passed from place to place, she shewed gladsome countenance to the people where|soeuer she came, dooing also what she could to plea|sure them, that she might thereby win their good willes to hir, and to hir sonne: but speciallie remem|bring by hir late experience and tast thereof, what an irksome & most gréeuous thing imprisonment was, she caused the gailes to be opened, and foorthwith set no small number of prisoners at libertie by the way as she passed through the countries, according to the verse of Virgil,

Non ignara mali miseris succurrere disco.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 In the meane time, king Richard concluding a league with Philip king of France, receiued all those places againe which were taken from his father by the same Philip, togither with his wife Adela, whom vpon suspicion that she had beene dishonested in hir person before, without anie sufficient proofe thereof had, he forsooke, & sent hir home with hir dowrie, and otherwise with great and princelie gifts, most boun|tifullie inriched, hauing alreadie concluded a marri|age with the ladie Berengaria, daughter to Garsias king of Nauarre, who was sent into Sicill vnto hir sister Ioane, that he might marrie hir there, as he passed that waie towards the holie land.

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