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Compare 1577 edition: 1 Further, that the said William Collingborne, be|ing confederate with the said earle and other his ad|herents, as well within the realme as without, the eightéenth day of Iulie, in the said second yeare, with|in the parish of saint Gregories in Faringdon ward within,Collingborne indicted to be a libeller a|gainst king Richard. had deuised certeine bils and writings in rime, to the end that the same being published, might stir the people to a commotion against the king. And those bils and writings in rime so deuised and writ|ten, the same Collingborne the daie and yeare last mentioned, had fastened and set vpon diuerse doores of the cathedrall church of saint Paule, for the more speedie furthering of his intended purpose. Thus EEBO page image 747 farre the indictement. But whether he was giltie in part or in all, I haue not to saie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 King Richard being thus disquieted in mind, and doubtfull for the suertie of his owne estate, called to remembrance that confederations, honest bands and pacts of amitie, concluded and had betwixt princes and gouernours, are the efficient cause that realmes and common-wealths are strengthened with double power, that is, with aid of fréends abroad, and their owne forces at home. Wherevpon the deuised how to conclude a league and amitie with his neigh|bour the king of Scots: who not long before had made diuerse incursions and roads into the realme of England. And although he had not much got|ten; yet verelie he lost not much. And now euen as king Richard could haue wished, he of himselfe made sute for peace or truce to be had betwixt him and king Richard; who willinglie giuing eare to that sute, commissioners were appointed to méete about the treatie thereof,Sée Scot|land pag. 284, 285. as in the historie of Scotland it maie appeare.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 At length they agréed vpon a truce for three yeeres,A truce be|twixt Eng|land & Scot|land with a tr [...]atie of aliance. and withall for a further increase of firme fréend|ship and sure amitie (betwixt him and the king of Scots) king Richard entered into a treatie also of aliance for the concluding of a marriage betwixt the duke of Rothsaie (eldest sonne to the king of Scots) and the ladie Anne de la Poole daughter to Iohn duke of Suffolke and the duchesse Anne, sister to king Richard: which sister he so much fauoured, that studieng by all waies and meanes possible how to aduance hir linage, he did not onelie thus seeke to preferre hir daughter in marriage; but also after the death of his sonne, he proclamed Iohn earle of Lincolne hir sonne and his nephue,Iohn earle of Lincolne pro| [...]amed heire apparant to the crowne. heire apparant to the crowne of England, disheriting king Ed|wards daughters, whose brethren (as ye haue heard) he most wickedlie had caused to be murthered and made awaie.

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