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Compare 1577 edition: 1 This duke (as I haue for certeine béene informed) as soone as the duke of Glocester, vpon the death of king Edward, came to Yorke, & there had solemne funerall seruice for king Edward, sent thither in the most secret wise he could, one Persinall, saith Ed. Hall. Persall his trustie ser|uant, who came to Iohn Ward a chamberer of like secret trust with the duke of Glocester, desiring that EEBO page image 736 in the most close and couert maner, he might be ad|mitted to the presence and spéech of his maister. And the duke of Glocester aduertised of his desire, caused him in the dead of the night (after all other folke a|uoided) to be brought vnto him in his secret cham|ber, where Persall (after his maisters recommenda|tions) shewed him that he had secret sent him to shew him, that in this new world he would take such part as he would, & wait vpon him with a thousand good fellowes, if need were.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The messenger sent backe with thanks, & some se|cret instruction of the protectors mind, yet met him a|gaine with further message from the duke his master within few daies after at Notingham: whither the protector from Yorke with manie gentlemen of the north countrie, to the number of six hundred horsses, was come on his waie to London-ward, & after se|cret méeting and communication had, eftsoones de|parted. Wherevpon at Northampton, the duke met with the protector himselfe with thrée hundred hors|ses, and from thense still continued with him part|ner of all his deuises; till that after his coronation, they departed (as it séemed) verie great fréends at Glocester. From whense as soone as the duke came home, he so lightlie turned from him, and so highlie conspired against him, that a man would maruell whereof the change grew. And suerlie, the occasion of their variance is of diuerse men diuerselie repor|ted.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Some haue I heard say, that the duke a little be|fore his coronation,Causes of the duke of Buc|kingham and K. Richards falling out. among other things, required of the protector the duke of Herefords lands, to the which he pretended himselfe iust inheritor. And forso|much as the title, which he claimed by inheritance, was somwhat interlaced with the title to the crowne by the line of king Henrie before depriued, the pro|tector conceiued such indignation, that he reiected the dukes request with manie spitefull and minato|rie words. Which so wounded his heart with hatred and mistrust, that he neuer after could indure to looke aright on king Richard, but euer feared his owne life; so far foorth, that when the protector rode through London toward his coronation, he feined himselfe sicke, bicause he would not ride with him. And the other also taking it in euill part, sent him word to rise, and come ride, or he would make him be caried. Wherevpon he rode on with euill will, and that not|withstanding on the morow, rose from the feast, fei|ning himselfe sicke, and king Richard said it was doone in hatred and despite of him.

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