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Compare 1577 edition: 1 And thus (as I haue learned of them that much knew, and little cause had to lie) were these two no|ble princes, these innocent tender children, borne of most roiall bloud, brought vp in great wealth, likelie long to liue, reigne, and rule in the realme, by traito|rous tyrannie taken, depriued of their estate, short|lie shut vp in prison, and priuilie slaine and murthe|red, their bodies cast God wot where, by the cruell ambition of their vnnaturall vncle & his despiteous tormentors. Which things on euerie part well pon|dered, God neuer gaue this world a more notable ex|ample, neither in what vnsuertie standeth this world|lie weale; or what mischeefe worketh the proud enter|prise of an high heart; or finallie, what wretched end insueth such despiteous crueltie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 For first, to begin with the ministers, Miles For|rest, at S. Martins péecemeale rotted awaie.The iust iudgement of God seuerelie reuenging the murther of the innocent prin|ces vpon the malefactors. Digh|ton in déed yet walketh on aliue in good possibilitie to be hanged yer he die. But sir Iames Tirrell died at the Tower hill beheaded for treason. King Richard himselfe, as ye shall hereafter heare, slaine in the field, hacked and hewed of his enimies hands, ha|ried on horsse-backe dead, his haire in despite torne and tugged like a curre dog; and the mischéefe that he tooke, within lesse than three yeares of the mischeefe that he did: and yet all (in the meane time) spent in much paine & trouble outward, much feare, anguish and sorow within. For I haue heard by credible re|port of such as were secret with his chamberleine, that after this abhominable déed doone, he neuer had a quiet mind. [Than the which there can be no greater torment. For a giltie conscience inwardlie accusing and bearing witnesse against an offendor, is such a plague and punishment, as hell it selfe (with all the féends therein) can not affoord one of greater horror & affliction; the poet implieng no lesse in this tristichon:

Poena autem vehemens, ac multo saeuior illis,
Quas & Caeditius grauis inuenit & Radamanthus,Pers. sat. 3.
Nocte diéque suum gestare in pectore testem.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 He neuer thought himselfe sure. Where he went abroad, his eies whirled about,The outward and inward troubles of tyrants by meanes of a grudging conscience. his bodie priuilie fen|sed, his hand euer vpon his dagger, his countenance and maner like one alwaies readie to strike againe, he tooke ill rest a nights, laie long waking and mu|sing, sore wearied with care and watch, rather slum|bered than slept, troubled with fearefull dreames, sud|denlie sometime start vp, lept out of his bed, and ran about the chamber; so was his restlesse heart conti|nuallie tossed and tumbled with the tedious impres|sion and stormie remembrance of his abhominable déed. Now had he outward no long time in rest. For herevpon, soone after began the conspiracie, or rather good confederation, betweene the duke of Bucking|ham and manie other gentlemen against him. The occasion where vpon the king and the duke fell out, is of diuerse folke in diuerse wise pretended.

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