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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 When the daie of appointment came, which was the daie of saint Wolstane, sir Guie de Buttler, and the burgesses, deliuered the keies of the citie and ca|stell vnto the king of England, beséeching him of fa|uour and compassion. The king incontinentlie ap|pointed the duke of Excester, with a great companie to take possession of the citie, who like a valiant cap|teine mounted on a goodlie courser first entered into the citie, and after into the castell. The next daie being fridaie, the king in great triumph like a conquerour, accompanied with foure dukes, ten earles, eight bi|shops, sixtéene barons, and a great multitude of knights, esquiers, and men of warre entered into Rone, where he was receiued by the cleargie, with two and fourtie crosses; and then met him the senat, and the burgesses of the towne, offering to him di|uerse faire and costlie presents.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 In this manner he passed through the citie to our ladie church, and there hauing said his orisons, he caused his chapleins to sing this antheme: Quis est tam magnus dominus: Who is so great a lord as our God. This doone, he came to the castell, where he con|tinued a good space after, receiuing homages and fe|alties of the burgesses and townesmen, and setting orders amongst them. He also reedified diuerse for|tresses, and townes, during which time he made pro|clamation, that all men which would become his sub|iects, should inioy their goods, lands & offices, which proclamation made manie townes to yéeld, and ma|nie men to become English the same season.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The duke of Britaine, vnderstanding that if the king of England should continue in possession of Normandie, Titus Liuius. his countrie could not but be in great danger, if he prouided not to haue him his freend, vp|on safe conduct obteined for him & his retinue, came to Rone with fiue hundred horsses, and being hono|rablie receiued of the king, after conference had be|twixt them of diuerse things, at length they agréed vpon a league on this wise,A league con|cluded be|twéene king Henrie and the duke of Britaine. that neither of them should make warre vnto the other, nor to any of the others people or subiects, except he that meant to make war denounced the same six moneths before. Thus this league being concluded, the duke tooke leaue of the king, and so returned into Britaine.

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