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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Besides these requests of the duke, the protector of his owne mind promised him a great quantitie of the kings treasure, and of his houshold stuffe. And when they were thus at a point betwéene themsel|ues, they went about to prepare for the coronation of the yoong king, as they would haue it séeme. And that they might turne both the eies and minds of men from perceiuing of their drifts other-where, the lords being sent for from all parts of the realme, came thicke to that solemnitie. But the protector and the duke, after that they had sent the lord cardinall, the archbishop of Yorke then lord chancellor, the bi|shop of Elie, the lord Stanleie, and the lord Hastings then lord chamberlaine, with manie other noble men (*) to common & deuise about the coronation in one place, as fast were they in an other place, con|triuing the contrarie, and to make the protector king.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 To which councell albeit there were adhibited ve|rie few, and they were secret: yet began there here and there abouts, some maner of muttering among the people, as though all should not long be well, though they neither wist what they feared, nor where|fore: were it, that before such great things, mens hearts of a secret instinct of nature misgiue them; as the sea without wind swelleth of himselfe sometime before a tempest: or were it that some one man, hap|pilie somewhat perceiuing, filled manie men with suspicion, though he shewed few men what he knew, Howbeit somewhat the dealing it selfe made men to muse on the matter, though the councell were close. For by little and little all folke withdrew from the Tower, and drew vnto Crosbies in Bishops gates stréet, where the protector kept his houshold. The protector had the resort, the king in maner desolate.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 While some for their businesse made sute to them that had the dooing, some were by their fréends secret|lie EEBO page image 722 warned, that it might happilie turne them to no good, to be too much attendant about the king with|out the protectors appointment, which remooued also diuerse of the princes old seruants from him, and set new about him. Thus manie things comming togi|ther, partlie by chance, partlie of purpose, caused at length not common people onelie, that woond with the wind, but wise men also, and some lords eke to marke the matter and muse thereon; so farre foorth that the lord Stanleie that was after earle of Der|bie, wiselie mistrusted it, and said vnto the lord Ha|stings, that he much misliked these two seuerall councels. For while we (quoth he) talke of one mat|ter in the tone place, little wot we wherof they talke in the tother place.

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