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Compare 1577 edition: 1 The meanes whereby; namelie, his euill companie, sinister procuring,The life and déeds of the lord chamber|leine laid open and vngratious example, as well in manie other things, as in the vicious liuing and inordinate abusion of his bodie, both with manie o|ther, and also speciallie with Shores wife, which was one also of his most secret counsell in this most hei|nous treason, with whom he laie nightlie, and name|lie the night last past next before his death. So that it was the lesse maruell, if vngratious liuing brought him to an vnhappie ending, which he was now put vnto by the most dred commandement of the kings highnesse, and of his honorable and faithfull councell, both for his demerits, being so openlie taken in his falslie conceiued treason, and also least the delaieng of his execution might haue incouraged other mis|chiefous persons, partners of his conspiracie, to ga|ther and assemble themselues togither, in making some great commotion for his deliuerance: whose hope being now by his well deserued death politike|lie repressed, all the realme should (by Gods grace) rest in good quiet and peace.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Now was this proclamation made within two houres after that he was beheaded, and it was so cu|riouslie indicted, & so faire written in parchment, in so well a set hand, and therewith of it selfe so long a processe, that euerie child might well perceiue that it was prepared before. For all the time, betwéene his death and the proclaming, could scant haue sufficed vnto the bare writing alone, all had it bene but in pa|per, and scribled foorth in hast at aduenture. So that vpon the proclaming thereof, one that was schoole|maister of Powles, of chance standing by, and com|paring the shortnesse of the time with the length of the matter, said vnto them that stood about him; Here is a gaie goodlie cast foule cast awaie for hast. And a merchant answered him, that it was written by pro|phesie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Now then by and by, as it were for anger, not for couetise,Shores [...] spoiled of [...] that she had the protector sent into the house of Shores wife (for hir husband dwelled not with hir) and spoiled hir of all that euer she had, aboue the value of two or three thousand markes, and sent hir bodie to prison. And when he had a while laid vnto hir (for the maner sake) that she went about to bewitch him, and that she was of counsell with the lord chamberleine to destroie him: in conclusion, when that no colour could fasten vpon these matters, then he laid heinouslie to hir charge, that thing that hir selfe could not denie, and that all the world wist was true, and that nathe|lesse euerie man laughed at, to heare it then so sud|denlie so highlie taken, that shee was naught of hir bodie.

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