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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 And albeit that she was by the kings mother and manie other put in good comfort, to affirme that she was ensured vnto the king: yet when she was so|lemnlie sworne to saie the truth, she confessed that they were neuer ensured. Howbeit she said his grace spake so louing words vnto hir, that she verelie ho|ped he would haue married hir. And that if it had not béene for such kind words, she would neuer haue shewed such kindnesse to him, to let him so kindlie get hir with child. This examination solemnelie ta|ken, when it was cléerelie perceiued, that there was none impediment:The kings mariage. the king with great feast and honourable solemnitie married dame Elizabeth Greie, and hir crowned queene that was his enimies wife, and manie times had praied full hartilie for his losse, in which God loued hir better than to grant hir hir boune.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 But when the earle of Warwike vnderstood of this marriage, he tooke it so highlie that his ambas|sage was deluded, that for verie anger and disdaine he (at his returning) assembled a great puissance against the king, and came so fast vpon him yer he could be able to resist, that he was faine to void the realme, and flee into Holland for succor, (where he re|mained for the space of two yeares,The king fled leauing his new wife at Westminster in sanctuarie, where she was deliuered of Edward the prince, of whome we before haue spoken.The prince borne. In which meane time the earle of War|wike tooke out of prison, and set vp againe king Henrie the sixt,king Henrie the sixt set vp. who was before by king Edward deposed, and that much what by the power of the erle of Warwike, which was a wise man, and a couragi|ous warriour,Of the earle of warwike. and of such strength, what for his lands, his aliance, and fauor with all people, that he made kings and put downe kings almost at his pleasure, and not impossible to haue atteined it himselfe, if he had not reckoned it a greater thing to make a king than to be a king.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The earle of warwike s [...]aine.But nothing lasteth alwaie: for in conclusion, king Edward returned, and with much lesse number than he had at Barnet on the Easterdaie field, slue the earle of Warwike, with manie other great e|states of that partie, & so stablie atteined the crowne againe, that he peaceablie enioied it vntill his dieng daie: and in such plight left it, that it could not be lost but by the discord of his verie friends, or falshood of his feined fréends. I haue rehearsed this businesse about this marriage somewhat the more at length, bicause it might thereby the better appeare, vpon how slipperie a ground the protector builded his colour, by which he pretended king Edwards children to be bastards. But that inuention, simple as it was, it li|ked them to whome it sufficed to haue somewhat to saie, while they were sure to be compelled to no lar|ger proofe than themselues list to make.

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