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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 At the same time in Wisbich was a garden, a ten|nise plaie, & a bowling allie walled about with bricke (which was worth twentie pounds by yeare to the owner) was quite destroied by the water.What hurt this tempest did in Lin|colneshire. Mumbie chappell, the whole towne was lost, except thrée hou|ses. A ship was driuen vpon an house, the sailers thinking they had béene vpon a rocke, committed themselues to God: and thrée of the marriners lept out of the ship, and chanced to take hold on the house top, and so saued themselues: and the wife of the same lieng in childbed, by climing vp into the top of the house, was also saued by the marriners, hir hus|band and child being both drowned. Likewise, the church was wholie ouerthrowne except the stéeple. Betwéene Boston and Newcastell were threescore sea vessels,Thréescore sea vessels lost in this tem|pest. as small ships, craires, and such like, lost vpon the coasts of Boston, Humerston, Marsh chap|pell, Tetnie, Stepneie, Nercots, Kelbie, & Grims|bie, where no ship can come in without a pilot, which were all lost, with goods, corne, & cattell, with all the salt cotes, where the chiefe and finest salt was made, were vtterlie destroied, to the vtter vndooing of manie a man, and great lamentation both of old and yoong.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Wentford bridge, being verie strong, of eight ar|ches in length, had three of the arches broken, and cleane carried awaie. Master Smith at the swan there had his house (being thrée stories high) ouer|flowed vnto the third storie, and the wals of the sta|ble were broken downe, and the horsses tied to the manger were all drowned. Manie men had great losse, as well of sheepe, kine, oxen, great mares, colts of the breed of the great horsses,Great losse of cattell both great and small. and other cat|tell innumerable, of which the names manie of them shall here follow. Master Pelham lost eleuen hun|dred shéepe at Mumbie chappell. In Summercote were lost fiue hundred sheepe, that were of the inha|bitants there. Also betwéene Humerston & Grims|bie were lost eleuen hundred shéepe of one master Spensers, whose sheepheard about middaie, com|ming to his wife, asked his dinner: and she being more bold than manerlie, said, he should haue none of hir. Then he chanced to looke toward the marishes where the sheepe were, and saw the water breake in so fiercelie, that the shéepe would be lost, if they were not brought from thense, said, that he was not a good shéepheard that would not venture his life for his shéepe,Scripture abused. & so went streight to driue them from thense, but he & his shéepe were both drowned, and after the water being gone, he was found dead, standing vp|right in a ditch.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Master Thimblebie lost two hundred and twentie sheepe, master Dimocke lost foure hundred sheepe, & master Marsh fiue hundred, master Madison lost a ship, master William Askugh of Kelseie, sir Hugh Askugh, master Merin, master Fitz Williams of Maplthorpe, lost by estimation twentie thousand cat|tell, one and other. Boorne was ouerflowne vnto the midwaie of the height of the church. Steeping was wholie carried awaie, where was a waine lode of willow tops, the bodie of the waine with the wil|lowes carried one waie, and the axiltrée and whéeles an other waie. In the towne of saint Edes, the wa|ter flowed into the towne in such abundance,What hurt this tempest did in Hun|tingtonshire. that it ran thorough the towne and church, being in the middest therof, hauing about the churchyard a bricke wall of two yards high, was so ouerflowne, that botes were rowed ouer it, without touching of the same. Also a little from Huntington, were three men riding vpon the causeie, being then ouerflowne (the water on the causeie being not deepe) and thinking no danger therein, chanced to come into a place where the water had galled awaie the earth, and the grauell, were carried awaie with the water: and wil|lowes growing on both sides the waie, two of them caught hold on the willowes, and left their horsses, and saued themselues: and the third chanced to catch a verie little twig of willow betwéene his fingers, hauing verie little hold, and forsaking his horsse, which was carried a great waie from him, had much paine to kéepe his hold on the twig,A man woon|derfullie pre|serued from drowning. and hold his head aboue the water, and his horsse returning with force against the streame, came againe vnto him, and vn|der him: by which meanes he set his feet vpon him, and gat better hold of the willow, and so saued him selfe, and the horsse was immediatlie carried awaie, that he neuer saw him after.

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