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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 While this busie search was diligentlie applied and put in execution,Humfrie Ba|naster seruant vnto the duke of Bucking|ham betraied his maister. Humfreie Banaster (were it more for feare of life and losse of goods, or allured & prouo|ked by the auaricious desire of the thousand pounds) he bewraied his guest and maister to Iohn Mitton then shiriffe of Shropshire; which suddenlie with a strong power of men in harnesse apprehended the duke in a little groue adioining to the mansion of Humfreie Banaster, and in great hast and euill speed conueied him apparelled in a pilled blacke cloake to the towne of Shrewesburie, where king Richard then kept his houshold. Whether this Banaster be|wraied the duke more for feare than couetous,Gods secret [...]gement [...] vpon Bana|ster and his children after th [...] duke was apprehended. ma|nie men doo doubt: but sure it is, that shortlie after he had betraied the duke his master; his sonne and heire waxed mad, & so died in a bores stie; his eldest daugh|ter of excellent beautie, was suddenlie striken with a foule leprosie; his second sonne maruellouslie defor|med of his lims, and made lame; his yoonger sonne in a small puddle was strangled and drowned; and he being of extreame age, arreigned, and found guiltie of a murther, and by his cleargie saued. And as for his thousand pounds, K. Richard gaue him not one farthing, saieng that he which would be vntrue to so good a maister, would be false to all other: howbeit some saie that he had a small office or a farme to stop his mouth withall. The duke being by certeine of the kings councell diligentlie vpon interrogatories ex|amined, what things he knew preiudiciall vnto the kings person, opened and declared franklie and frée|lie all the coniuration, without dissembling or glo|sing; trusting, bicause he had trulie and plainelie re|uealed and confessed all things that were of him re|quired, that he should haue licence to speake to the king: which (whether it were to sue for pardon and grace, or whether he being brought to his presence, would haue sticked him with a dagger as men then iudged) he sore desired and required. But when he had confessed the whole fact & conspiracie,The duke of Buckingh [...] beheaded with out arreig [...] or iudgeme [...] vpon All soules daie, without arreigment or iudgement, he was at Salisburie in the open market place, on a new scaffold beheaded and put to death.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 This death (as a reward) the duke of Bucking|ham receiued at the hands of king Richard, whom he before in his affaires, purposes and enterprises had holpen, susteined, and set forward, aboue all Gods forbode. By this all men may easilie perceiue, that he not onelie loseth both his labour, trauell, and indu|strie (and further staineth and spotteth his line with a perpetuall ignominie and reproch) which in euill and mischiefe assisteth and aideth an euill disposed person, considering for the most part, that he for his freendlie fauour should receiue some great displeasure or im|portunate chance. Beside that, God of his iustice in conclusion appointed to him a condigne paine and affliction for his merits and deserts. [Auailable therefore, and for his best aduantage had it béene, to haue followed the wise counsell of him, that willed him, and such as he, to kéepe them from the man that hath power to slaie; so shalt thou doubt (saith he) the feare of death. And if thou come vnto him make no fault, least he take awaie thy life: remember that thou goest in the middest of snares, & that thou wal|kest vpon the towers of the citie. Which aduise a lear|ned man, in good place, and necessarie seruice about the prince, neatlie comprised in these few veries:

Vtere principibus modicé,Gu. [...]la nimis esse propinquus
Si cupis, in vitae multa pericla rues.
Situa te fortuna facit seruire potenti,
Dispice ne titubes, atque repentè cadas,
Sollicicè vigiles, laquei sunt vndiquefusi,
Turribus in summis es situs, ergo caue.]

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 While these things were thus handled and ordered in England,The earle o [...] Richmonds preparation of ships and souldiers to the sea. Henrie earle of Richmond prepared an armie of fiue thousand manlie Britons, and fortie well furnished ships. When all things were prepared in a readinesse, and the daie of departing and setting forward was appointed, which was the twelfe daie of the moneth of October, the whole armie went on shipbord, and halsed vp their sailes, and with a prospe|rous wind tooke the sea. But toward night the wind changed, and the weather turned, and so huge and ter|rible a tempest so suddenlie arose, that with the verie power and strength of the storme,His ships dis|parkled by tempest. the ships were dis|parkled, seuered & separated asunder: some by force were driuen into Normandie, some were compelled to returne againe into Britaine. The ship wherein the earle of Richmond was, associat onelie with one other barke, was all night tossed and turmoiled.

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