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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Moreouer this yeare about Candelmas,Sir Thomas Sackuille ambassador to the French king. sir Tho|mas Sackuille, baron of Buckhurst was sent in ambassage from the quéenes maiestie to Charles the ninth French king, as well to congratulate for his marriage with the daughter of the emperour Maxi|milian, as for other weightie affaires. And as his ambassage was great, so was his charge no lesse in furnishing himselfe and traine accordinglie, being both in number and furniture such in euerie point, as did apperteine; and his receiuing and interteine|ment in France by the king and others was agrée|able thereto, for he was receiued vpon the coast by the gouernours of the fortified townes right hono|rablie by order from the king. Among other the ba|ron of Bournoisell was one, who being verie well mounted and appointed,His inter|teinement ve|rie honorable. left not his lordship before he came to the court, and from thense accompanied him backe vntill his imbarkement homewards.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 In the maine countries he was accompanied with the gouernours and nobles of the places about. And in the good townes where he passed, he was pre|sented by the chiefe magistrates, wherein their good wils were to be thankefullie accepted, though his lordships rewards far ouervalued their presents. At his approch néere to Paris he was incountred on the waie for courtesie sake, by two marquesses of Trans and Saluces; this being of the house of Sa|uoie, and the other of the worthie familie of Fo [...]x. These wanted not such as accompanied them, and the same euen of the best sort. At the lord ambassa|dors first audience,The first [...] of the lord am|bassadors au|dience. which was at the castell of Ma|drill, otherwise called Bullogne néere Paris (where the king then laie) the quéenes Almane coches verie brauelie furnished were sent to Paris for him, in one of the which his lordship with the marquesse of Trans rode towards the court, verie narrowlie es|caping from a shrewd turne and great mischance, by reason the same co [...]h was ouerthrowen by the Dutch wagoners their negligence, who in a brauerie gallopping the field made an ouer short [...], where|with the [...] was sore bru [...]ed.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The lord ambassador at his arriuall at the place was right honorablie receiued, he was banketted by diuerse, and that verie sumptuouslie:The lord am|bassadors li|beralitie. which by him was not left vnrequ [...]ted to the vttermost, and rather with the better. For his liberalitie vnto the French EEBO page image 1225 was verie large, but his reward at the kings hands was onelie a chaine waieng a thousand French crownes. At that present there was a great dearth & scarsitie of vittels in France. The riuer of Saine that runneth through Paris was not passable with vessels,The riuer of Saine not passable with vessels. by reason of the great frosts: and thereby not onelie all kind of vittels, but also haie and wood hard to come by, and not to be had but at excessiue prices, the countrie thereabouts hauing before béene sore harried and spoiled by the ciuill tumults. By reason whereof, not onlie the lord of Buckhurst for the space he remained there, but also sir Henrie Norrice (now lord Norrice) and maister Francis Walsingham hir maiesties ambassadors, ligiers successiuelie, were driuen to an increase in expenses, paieng for e|uerie thing they bought an higher price than ordina|rilie had béene accustomed.

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