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¶ In Michaelmasse terme were made sergeants at law, Thomas Yoong, Nicholas Geneie,

Abr. Fl. ex I. S. pag. 716.

Sergeants feast.

Register of maiors.

Richard Neale, Thomas Brian, Richard Pigot, Iohn Green|field, Iohn Catesbie, and Gwie Fairfax, which held their feast in the bishop of Elies place in Holborne. To the which feast the maior of London, with the al|dermen, shiriffes, and commons of diuerse crafts being bidden, repaired. But when the maior looked to be set to keepe the state in the hall, as it had beene v|sed in all places of the citie and liberties, out of the kings presence (vnknowne to the sergeants and a|gainst their wils, as they said) the lord Graie of Ru|then then treasuror of England was there placed. Wherevpon the maior, aldermen, and commons de|parted home,The maior of London de|parteth from the sergeant [...] feast. and the maior made all the aldermen to dine with him. Howbeit he and all the citizens were greatlie displeased that he was so dealt with, and the new sergeants and others were right sorie therefore, and had rather than much good it had not so happe|ned. This was then (as my record reporteth more at large) registred to be a president in time to come.]

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 After that king Edward had reduced the state of the publike affaires vnto his liking; to purchase himselfe a good opinion and fauourable iudgement a|mong the commons, he made proclamations, that all persons, which were adherents to his aduersaries part, & would leaue their armour, and submit them|selues wholie to his grace and mercie, should be cléerelie pardoned and forgiuen. By this kind of courteous dealing he wan him such fauour of the people, that euer after, in all his warres, he was (thorough their aid and support) a victor and conque|rour. When his realme was thus brought into a good & quiet estate, it was thought méet by him and those of his councell, that a marriage were prouided for him in some conuenient place; and therefore was the earle of Warwike sent ouer into France, to de|mand the ladie Bona, daughter to Lewes duke of Sauoie, and sister to the ladie Carlot, then quéene of France; which Bona was at that time in the French court.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The earle of Warwike, comming to the French king, then lieng at Tours,The earle of Warwike sent into France about a mar|riage. was of him honourablie receiued, and right courteouslie interteined. His message was so well liked, and his request thought so honourable for the aduancement of the ladie Bo|na, that hir sister quéene Carlot obteined both the good will of the king hir husband, and also of hir sister the foresaid ladie: so that the matrimonie on that side was cleerelie assented to, and the erle of Damp|martine appointed (with others) to saile into Eng|land, for the full finishing of the same. But here con|sider the old prouerbe to be true, which saith, that ma|riage goeth by destinie. For, during the time that the earle of Warwike was thus in France, and (accor|ding to his instructions) brought the effect of his EEBO page image 668 commission to passe, the king being on hunting in the forrest of Wichwood besides Stonistratford, came for his recreation to the manor of Grafton, where the duchesse of Bedford then soiourned; wife to sir Richard Wooduile lord Riuers, on whome was then attendant a daughter of hirs, called the ladie Elizabeth Graie,The ladie E|lizabeth Graie. widow of sir Iohn Graie knight, slaine at the last battell of saint Albons, as before ye haue heard.

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