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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Knights made by the earle of Sussex.The eight of August they marched towards Car|leill, where (by the waie) they burnt and ouerthrew two houses, the one being Arthur Greams aliàs Car|leill, the other rich George, two notable théeues. The same daie at night after the lord lieutenants com|ming to Carleill he made knights, sir Edward Ha|stings, sir Francis Russell, sir Ualentine Browne, sir William Hilton, sir Robert Stapleton, sir Hen|rie Curwen, sir Simon Musgraue.Tempest by sea and land which did much hurt. This yéere the fift of October chanced a terrible tempest of wind and raine both by sea and land, by meanes whereof manie ships perished, & much hurt was doone in di|uerse parts of the realme, as by a little pamphlet set foorth therof by Thomas Knell minister appéereth, Tho. Knell. What hurt this tempest did in Bed|fordshire. the effect whereof insueth. About midnight the water o|uerflowed so much, that men were faine to forsake their beds, & one woman drowned, where also were lost a great number of sheepe, oxen, kine, horsse, and other cattell. Among other there, one maister Cart|wright gentleman, hauing his house inclosed round about, the water came in so much, that a cart being laden with thornes did swim about the ground. Hée lost by the same floud, sheepe, and other cattell, to the value of an hundred pounds. The same gentleman had a close gate by the high waies side,A woonder of an hole made in the ground by a water|course. where the water ran ouer so extremelie, that at the fall thereof it made such an hole, that it was fortie foot déepe: so that no man could passe that waie without great danger. To the filling vp of the said hole or pit, was cast in by the men of the said towne fiue and twen|tie lodes of faggots, & twentie lodes of horsse doong, which said faggots and horsse doong filled not the hole. Also one maister Lée at the friers in Bedford, ha|uing a faire yard, wherein was great store of elme|trees, whereof thréescore were blowen downe, with the roots pulled cleane out of the ground. Also he had a close of conies that were cleane destroied.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The sea brake in betwixt Wisbich and Walsoc|ken, and at the crosse keies drowning Tilneie,What hurt this tempest did in the countie of Norffolke. and old Lin, saint Marie Teding, saint Marie Tid, saint Iohns Wauple, Walton & Walsocken, Emneie, Iarmans, and Stow bridge, all being the space of ten miles. At the crosse keies the goodman of the inne had built an house with a strong foundation ioi|ning vnto an other house being old and not so strong, wherein were certeine ghests. And when the water came in so violentlie, the goodman of the house being in the stronger house, called the men out of the old house, and they would haue gone downe the stairs, but the water was so high that they could not come downe, wherefore they went backe againe, and brake an hole into the other house, where they went tho|rough, and the last man was no sooner in, but the old house fell downe. The walles of the houses were broken downe, and the horsses that were tied at the manger (which was made fast in the ground) did swim in the water, when the stable was cleane car|ried awaie, vntill the waters were asswaged, and were saued aliue, and the people were constreined to get vp to the highest parts of the house, and so to be carried awaie in botes.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 At Yarmouth a great part of the bridge was car|ried awaie.A péece of Yarmouth bridge borne awaie with water. The house vpon the hauen called the ha|uen house, wherein was one Nicholas Iossellin the hauen man & his son, with all their tooles, were cari|ed into the marishes six miles from the hauen, where it stood vpright, and where they abode long without meat or drinke. Also at Iermans Bridgestréet was verie much hurt doone by the extreame floods that were there. Also one Thomas Smith of Yarmouth lost a ship, with seauen men and a boie in it. Also at Newarke by Yarmouth were lost twelue saile. Also a great hulke, laden with oile and pitch, was lost at Worreie sand, and about twentie men lost therein, and thirtie saued by the hulke bote.What hurt this tempest did in the bi|shoprike of Elie. These townes and villages were ouerflowne, that is to saie, Wis|bich, Gutborne, Parson Droue, and Hobshouse. This Hobshouse being an almes house (and the wa|ter breaking downe the wals of it) the wind blew the cloths off from the bed of a poore man & his wife: EEBO page image 1223 who being cold, awaked, and suddenlie stept out of his bed to reach vp his cloths, and slipt vp to the bel|lie in water, and then he thinking himselfe to be in danger (as he was in déed) and knowing the best waie to escape the danger of the water, he tooke his wife on his necke, and carried hir awaie, and so were both saued.

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