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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 On mondaie the eight and twentith of Nouem|ber, about two of the clocke in the afternoone, hir grace remooued againe, and taking hir chariot, rode from my lord Norths house alongst Barbican,Hir grace re|moueth to the tower. and entring by Criplegate into the citie, kept along the wall to Bishops gate, and so by blanch Chapelton vnto Marke lane. At hir entring into blanch Cha|pleton, the artillerie in the tower began to go off, con|tinuallie shooting for the space almost of halfe an houre, but yet had made an end before hir maiestie was aduanced to Berkin church, and so with great ioie and prease of people, of whom all the streets were full as she passed, declaring their inward reioisings by gesture, words, and countenance, she entered the tower, where she continued till the fift of December being mondaie,Hir remouing to Summer|set house. on the which daie, she remooued by water vnto Summerset place in the Strond, where she arriued about ten of the clocke in the forenoone the same daie.

Abr. Fl. ex ma|nuscripto Hen. Tennant. The death of sir Thomas Cheinie lord Warden of the cinque ports.¶On thursdaie betwéene two and thrée in the mor|ning the eight of December 1558 in the first yeare of our souereigne ladie quéene Elisabeths reigne di|ed in the tower of London, that honorable man sir Thomas Cheineie knight of the order, treasuror of hir maiesties most honorable houshold, warden of the cinque ports, & of hir highnesse priuie councell, whose pulses (by the report of his surgeon) laboured more than thrée quarters of an houre after his death, so stronglie as though life had not béene absent from the bodie. By the report also of the same surgeon, he had the swéetest face of death to behold for one of his yeares that euer he saw, and died so quietlie and pa|tientlie, that neither his face, mouth, eies, hands, or féet were vncomelie vsed in the changing of this his life.

His horsse for seruice which proued him to be a louer of chiualrie.For twentie yeares before his departure, he kept in his stable continuallie winter and summer twen|tie great horsse at the least, and eight or nine gel|dings, besides sixtéene or seuentéene geldings which were kept at grasse, and had in a readinesse furniture for them all to serue in the field: and no one of the same horsse or geldings but he was able and readie for anie man at armes to serue vpon. Beside this he kept so bountifull a house, and was so liberall and good to his men,The like is reported of cardinall Wolseie when he was in the floure of his prosperitie. that well was that noble mans son, gentlemans sonne, or other that might happen to be preferred into his seruice. And againe, the number of his seruants to whom he gaue liueries were 205, wherof in houshold were six score, besides strangers that were dailie comming and going. And his ser|uants had no iust cause, either for lacke of great wa|ges trulie paid them euerie quarter, and boordwages euerie sundaie, or plentie of meat and drinke, & lodg|ing on good featherbeds to liue out of order. And such commoditie as might by chance fall within the iuris|diction of his office of wardenrie,But how ma|nie be there now that will giue away the profits of their office to their seruants? being a thing fit for his men, he neuer turned the same to his owne vse; but alwaies gaue it them. Whether this realme hath not lost a worthie subiect, and speciallie his men a good maister, let all men iudge that knew him.

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