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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.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Also Holland, Leuerington, Newton chappell in the sea, long Stutton & Holbich were ouerflowne. And in this countrie also was great losse of cattell. In the low parts in Mooreland,What hurt this tempest did in Staf|fordshire and Warwike|shire. in a little towne cal|led Cliffield, there was a man, his wife, and a suck|ing child in hir armes ouerwhelmed and slaine by the violence of the waters, and of the boisterous winds. The water called Auen, that passeth by the towne called Stratford vpon Auen, did run with such vio|lence, that méeting with the water called the Se|uerne, droue it backe ten miles against the course, ouerflowing much ground, and drowning much cat|tell. In Newport panell were two houses ouer|throwne,Hurt in Bu [...]|kingham|shire by this tempest. and in one of them an old man and an old woman were ouerwhelmed and slaine. And in the same towne, on the backe side of the Saracens head, the water sprang out of the hard grauellie ground, and flowed so fast, that certeine merchants (sitting there at dinner) were faine to rise and depart from thense to saue themselues. Sir Henrie Leie knight (dwelling at Quarrington) lost by the flouds the number of three thousand shéepe, besides horsses and other cattell, a great number.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 In the Wish at Rie (a place so called) the water came in so suddenlie,Hurt in Sus|sex by this sud+den inunda|tion of wa|ters. and flowed so high about mid|night, that it was eight or nine foot high in mens houses: insomuch that if one William White had not called them vp, some of them had like to haue béene drowned. And the same William White ha|uing a bote, fetcht a great companie of them out of their windowes, and carried them to drie land as fast as he could fetch them, which were in great dan|ger and feare, and glad to escape with their liues. Moreouer, the water came in so vehementlie there, that it brake into the marishes, and made such waie, that where of late yeares, and now before this great floud came, a cockebote could not passe in at a low water, now a fisherman drawing six foot water and more maie come in at a low water, and at a full sea the greatest ship that the quéenes maiestie hath may come in, and haue good harborough there.A strange e|uent wrought by the inflow|ing of the water. The conti|nuance of the same will not onelie be profitable to the most part of the inhabitants there, but also com|modious vnto all the queenes subiects trauelling by sea.

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