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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 After this, was the earle besieged in the towne of Penbroke by Morgan Thomas; but the siege was raised by Dauid Thomas, brother to the said Mor|gan,Dauid Tho|mas. a faithfull friend to the earle; and then the earle by his helpe was conueied to Tinbie, where he got ships, and with his nephue the lord Henrie earle of Richmond sailed into Britaine,The earle of Penbroke with his ne|phue the earle of Richmond [...] ouer into Britaine. where, of the duke they were courteouslie interteined; with assurance made, that no creature should doo them anie wrong or iniurie within his dominions. King Edward vi|siting diuerse places in Kent, sate in iudgement on such as had aided the bastard in the last commotion, of whome diuerse were condemned and executed, as Spising one of the capteins that assaulted Algate, whose head was set vp ouer the same gate: and so likewise was the head of one Quintine, a butcher, that was an other capteine amongest them,Execution. and chiefe of those that assaulted Bishops gate, as some write.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Moreouer, at Canturburie the maior of that citie was executed, and diuerse other at Rochester, Maid|ston and Blackeheath: for the lord marshall and o|ther iudges, being appointed to hold their oier and de|terminer in that countrie of Kent, there were aboue an hundred indicted and condemned. Diuerse also of Essex men that had béene partakers in this rebellion with the bastard, & holpe to set fire on Bishops gate and Algate, were hanged betwixt Stratford and London. Manie also of the wealthie commons in Kent were put to grieuous fines.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Now when the king had made an end of his bu|sinesse in that countrie, he returned to London, com|ming thither againe vpon Whitsun éeuen, being the first of Iune. Fabian. And hauing thus within the space of eleuen wéekes recouered in maner the whole posses|sion of his realme, being relieued of the most part of all his doubtfull feare, he ment to remooue all stops out of the waie. Wherefore he sent the archbishop of Yorke, brother to the earle of Warwike,The archbi|shop of Yorke. and to the marques Montacute ouer to Guisnes, there to be kept in safe custodie within the castell, where he con|tinued a long season, till at length be was by friend|ship deliuered, and shortlie after (through verie an|guish of mind) departed this life; whome Laurence Bath, and after him Thomas Rotheram in the sée of Yorke, did ordinarilie succeed. Beside this, Iohn earle of Oxford, which after Barnet field both manfullie and valiantlie kept saint Michaels mount in Corne|wall, either for lacke of aid,The earle of Oxford. or persuaded by his friends, gaue vp the mount, and yeelded himselfe to king Edward (his life onelie saued) which to him was granted. But to be out of all doutfull imaginations, king Edward also sent him ouer the sea to the castell of Hammes, where, by the space of twelue yeeres hée was in strong prison shut vp and warilie looked to.

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