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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Not verie well content (quoth the queene) and yet the case is not like, for the tone was then in health, and the tother is now sicke. In which case, I maruell greatlie,The quéenes mistrust of the lord protector. that my lord protector is so desirous to haue him in his kéeping, where if the child in his sicknesse miscarried by nature, yet might he run into slander and suspicion of fraud. And where they call it a thing so sore against my childes honor, and theirs also, that he bideth in this place: it is all their honours there to suffer him bide, where no man doubteth he shall be best kept; and that is héere, while I am heere, which as yet intend not to come foorth and ieopard my selfe after other of my fréends, which would God were ra|ther héere in suertie with me, than I were there in ieopardie with them.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Whie madame (quoth another lord) know you anie thing whie they should be in ieopardie?The lord Howard, saith Edw. Hall. Naie verelie sir (quoth shee) nor whie they should be in prison nei|ther, as they now be. But it is (I trow) no great mar|uell though I feare, least those that haue not letted to put them in duresse without colour, will let as little to procure their destruction without cause. The cardi|nall made a countenance to the other lord, that he should harpe no more vpon that string; and then said he to the queene, that he nothing doubted, but that those lords of hir honorable kin, which as yet remai|ned vnder arrest, should vpon the matter examined, doo well inough: and as toward hir noble person, neither was nor could be anie maner ieopardie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Whereby should I trust that (quoth the quéene) in that I am giltlesse? As though they were giltie, in that I am with their enimies better loued than they? When they hate them for my sake, in that I am so néere of kin to the king? And how far they be off, if that would helpe, as God send grace it hurt not, and therefore as for me, I purpose not as yet to depart hence. And as for this gentleman my sonne, I mind that he shall be where I am, till I sée further: for I assure you, for that I sée some men so greedie, without anie substantiall cause to haue him, this maketh me much the more fearder to deliuer him.

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