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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 Moreouer,Commissio|ners sent a|brode for esta|blishing of re|ligion. about the same time were commissio-appointed to visit in euerie diocesse within the relme, for the establishment of religion, according to the or|der appointed by act and statute, passed and confir|med in the last parlement. For London were appoin|ted sir Richard Sackuill knight, Robert Horne doctor of diuinitie, doctor Huic a ciuilian, and mai|ster Sauage; who calling before them diuerse per|sons of euerie parish, sware them to inquire and make presentment accordinglie, vpon certeine in|iunctions drawne and deuised, for the better accom|plishment and execution of that which they had in charge. Furthermore, about the same time, by vertue of an act established in parlement, all such religious houses as were againe erected and set vp, were now suppressed, as the abbeies of Westminster, the hou|ses of the nuns and brethren of the Sion and Shéene, the blacke friers of Gréenwich, &c. And on the twelfe of August being saturdaie,

Religious houses sup|pressed.

Images ta|ken downe and burned in the stréets.

the high altar in Paules church, with the rood & the images of Marie and Iohn, standing in the rood loft, were taken downe, & the pre|bendaries and petie canons commanded to weare no more their graie amises, but to vse onelie a sur|plice in seruice time. This was doone by comman|dement EEBO page image 1185 of doctor Grindall, newlie elect bishop of London, doctor Maie, then also newlie elected deane of Paules, and other the commissioners then appoin|ted.Diuerse po|pish relikes consumed to ashes. Also on the euen of saint Bartholomew, the day and morrow after, were burned in Paules church|yard, Cheapeside, and diuerse other places of the ci|tie of London, all the roods and other images of churches: and in some places, the coapes, vestments, and altar clothes, bookes, banners, sepulchers, and rood lofts, were likewise committed to the fier, and so consumed to ashes.

¶ The fift of September about midnight, fell a great tempest at London, Ex I. S. 1113. Churches in London stri|ken & broken by tempest. in the end wherof, a great lightning, with a terrible clap of thunder strake the spire (being stone) of the stéeple of Alhallowes church in Bredstréet, about a ten foot beneath the top, out of the which fell a stone that slue a dog, and ouerthrew a man plaieng with the same dog, and the spire of the stéeple was so perished, that not long after the same was taken downe with lesse charges to the parish, than the reparing would haue cost. And at the same instant, by the same tempest, one of the southdores of S. Dionise church in Fenchurchstréet, with the dore of the reuestrie of the same church, were both striken through and broken.]

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Upon Fridaie the eight of September, was kept in Paules church of London a solemne obsequie for Henrie,An obsequie for the Frẽch king, Henrie the second, in whose time Calis was lost. the second of that name, king of France, who departed this life, about the tenth of Iulie last past, of a wound receiued the 29 of Iune, in run|ning at tilt in a solemne iusts holden at Paris, in honor of the marriage celebrated betwixt his sister the ladie Margaret of France, and Philibert duke of Sauoie. He was striken on the viser with a lance, as he ran against the counte de Montgomerie: the spilts entring by the sight of his headpéece, & persing through his eie into his head, so perished his braine, that there was no meane to saue his life.

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