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“ voured to make his Escape ; which his Imperial

Majesty took no notice of, but only ordered he inight “ be more strictly observed: That the Protestation, men“ tioned in the Apology, was never made: That “ all Conditions, provided they be possible, ought in

Justice to be performed: That the Emperor asked “ for no more than was his due : That he had given his • Sister in Marriage to the Duke of Bourbon, who, "next his Brother, was Heiress to all his vast Da “ minions : That the Parliament of Paris had acted


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The Secret History of the CARDINAL, • Still the Lords thought long me, faid, What have you efpied till my Lord was removed fur- there, whereat

jou look so ear• ther off the King's Way; "nefly? : wherefore, among others of Forfooth, quoth I, if it please

the Lords, my Lord of Nor- your Grace, I here behold these

folk faid, Master Cromwell, Images, which I suppose were Methinks the Cardinal, thy Ma- ' ordained to be set up in the

fler, makes no haste to go North- King's Palace; but amongst them wards ; tell him, if

all I have most considered this away, I will tear him with


Cow, which seems to Teeth ; therefore I would ad- Artificer's Master-piece: Yea,

vise him to prepare away with marry, quoth my Lord, upon Speed, or else I will set him this Cow hangs a certain Praforwards. These Words re- phecy, which perhaps you neported Mr. Cromwell to my ver heard of ; I will preru you Lord at his next Repair, which there is a Sajing,

was then at Richmond, having • obtained Licence of the King When the Cow dóth ride the Bull, • to remove from Apur to Rich- Then Priest beware thy Scull: « mond; and in the Evening my

Lord, being accustomed to walk Of which Saying neither my « in the Garden, and I, being • Lord that declared it, nor I

with him standing in an Al- • that heard it, understood the ley, pro certain Images of • Effect, altho' the Compass Вег

feited imber, thereof was working, and then

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• like to be brought to pass.

This Cow the King gave, by

" reason of the Earldom of Rich. most mond, which was Inheritance : My

' and this Prophecy was afterwards upon 'expounded in this Manner : ng to The Dun-cow, because it is the



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« like Flatterers, in telling their King, he was not bound

to the Observation of the Treaty : That what

was required of him, and he had sworn to per« form, was no Alienation, but Restitution: That the Burgundians, spoken of in the Remonstrance, had “ been instructed with regard to what they were

to say: And that, in case he would not perform “ “ the Premises, he ought to render himself Pri“ foner again, as he had sworn to do; and, as his “ Predecessor King John had done, when re

« leased By GEORGE CAVENDISH, Esq; King's Beast, betokens the King, pel me to pay the rest of my and the Bull betokens Mifress Debts is too much Extremi• Anne Bulloigne, who after was ty, feeing all my Goods are Queen. Her Father

the taken from me :

And also • black Bull's Head in his Cog: "Sherw my Lord of Norfolk, and • nizance, and was his Beast, so the rest of the Council, that ! • that, when the King had mar- would depart, if I had Money.

ried Anne, it was thought of Sir, quoth Master Cromwell, I

all Men to be fulfilled; for what Mall do my beft; and so, after ia Number of Priests, religious other Communication, departed, • and fecular, lost their Heads, • and came to London. Then, in: for offending of those Laws, • the beginning of Lent, my • made to bring this Matter to • Lord removed his Lodging in

pass, is not unknown to all to the Charter. house at Rich « the World ; therefore it may mond, where he lay in a Lodg

well be judged, that this Pro- ing that Dr. Colet made for phecy is fulfilled.

• himself; and every Afternoon, " You have heard what Words for the Time of his Residence

the Duke of Norfolk spake to • there, would he set in Con• Mafter Cromwell, touching my templation with some one of • Lord's going into the North ; • the most antient Fathers there, " then said my Lord, Tom, it « who converted him to despise is time to be going, there- the vain Glory of this World ; fore I pray you go to the • and there they gave unto him King, and tell him I would · Shirts of Hair to wear next his

go to my Benefice at York, Body, which he wore divers but for want of Moneys, de- 6 times after. firing bis Grace to help me • The Lords assigned, that my to some ; and you may say,

« Lord should have 1000 Marks the last Money I had from Pension out of Winchester, for 6 bis Grace

100 little to • his going down into the North, pay my Debts, and to ' which, when the King heard


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Notwithstanding these Pieces were published, the French Ambassadors continued their Endeavours to prevail with the Emperor, to comply with the King their Master's Request, but all in vain"; for he refused to make the least Alteration in the Treaty of Madrid; and his Imperial Majesty was fo provoked at King Francis's Behaviour, that he told the French Ambaffadors, 6 That their Master had done lachment


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• of, he commanded it should • he bare his Palm, and went on • be forthwith paid to Mafter • Procession with the Monks ; Cromwell, and the King com- • and upon Thufday he made his • manded Master Cromwell to Maundy, having 59 poor Peo

repair to him again, when he ple whose Feet he washed and " had received the said Sum, • kissed, and, after he had dried • which accordingly he did ; to them, he gave every one of • whom his Majetty faid, Sheru • them 12 d. and three Ells of

your Lord, that I have fent good Canvas to make them bim 10,000 Pounds of my Ben • Shirts, and each of them a Pair nevolence, and tell him, he shall • of new Shoes, and a Cask of

nöt lack; bid him be of good Red-herrings. On Eafter-day Comfort. Master Cromwell, on he rose to the Resurrection, my Lord's Behalf, thanked the

• and that Day he

went in . King for his royal Liberality - Procession in his Cardinal's

towards my Lord, (and with • Vestments, having his Hat • that departed to Richmond) • on his Head, and sung the • to whom he delivered the High Mass there himself so· Money and the joyful Tid. • lemnly; after his Mass he

gave ings, wherein my Lord did o his Benedi&tion to all the • not a little rejoice ; forthwith • Hearers with clean Remiffion. • there was a Preparation made . From Peterborough he took

for his going. He had with his Journey into the North, • him in his Train 160 Per. • but made some Stay by the • fons, and 12 Carts, to carry - Way, and many Passages hap« his Goods, which he sent * pened in his Journey too te• from his College at Oxford; . dious here to relate. At the last • besides other Carts, for his daily • he came to Stoby, where he

Carriage of his Necessaries for I continued till after Michael • his Buildings. He kept his fo- mas, exercising many Deeds • lemn Feast of Easter at Peter- • of Charity. Most commonly borough, and upon Palm-funday every Sunday, if the Weather


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" & mechantment, (that is, basely and wickedly) the very “ Words Francis declared Charles should be free to charge

him with, if he did not perform the Treaty."

No sooner was the Emperor's Resolution known, but Lanoy quitted the French Court, and proceeded to put himself at the Head of the Emperor's Army, ordered to march for Naples, and foon after he arrived in Corsica.

Matters having been carried to this Extremity, the League, that had been concluded at Cognac, was

ng By GEORGE CAVENDISH, Esq; ferved, would he go to some all the Doctors and Prebends

poor Parish-church ihereabouts, of the Church of York did reI and there would say the Di- pair to my Lord, according to • vine Service, and either said • their Duties, as unto the chief ! or heard Mass, and then cauf- • Head, Patron, and Father of • ed one of his Chaplains to • their Spiritual Dignities, who ! preach the Word of God to • did joyfully welcome him into ! the People; and afterwards he • those Parts, saying, it was 1:0

would dine in fome honest small Comfort unto them, to House in the Town, where Jee their Head

among them, who ! should be distributed to thé ! had been so long absent from them, • Poor Alms, as well of Meat being like to fatherless and com

and Drink, as Money to fup: fortless Children for want of his • ply the want of Meat and ' Presence; and, that they trusted ! Drink, if the Number of Poor Portly to see him amongst them ! did exceed : Thus, with other in his own Church. To whom ! good Deeds, practising himself • he made answer, That it was

during the Time of his Abode the most especial Cause of his ? there between Party and Party, • Coming, to be amongs them as ļ

they being at Variance. About a Father, and a natural Bro

Michaelmas after he removed • from thence to Caywood-castle,

Sir, quoth they, you must ! within seven Miles of the

understand the Ordinances and City of York, where we had Rules of our Church, whereof, ' much Honour and Love from though you be the whole and

all Men, high and low, where 'fole Governor, yet you are not • he kept a plentiful House for *well acquainted as we he • all Comers; also he built Therein ; therefore, if it please ! and repaired the Castle, which your Grace, we shall (under was much decayed, having at Favour) open unto you some the least 300 Persons daily in Part of our antient Laurs and Work, to whom he paid Cuftoms of our Church, that ! Wages laying there : Whither cur bead Prelate and Pastor, as



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no longer kept a Secret, but published in all the Courts of Europe, and the King of England was strongly follicited to become a principal Party therein ; which he declined, because fome Articles of that Treaty were apprehended prejudicial to his Interest, and others omitted which most concerned him; therefore Wol

; fex demanded, in his Majesty's Behalf, “ That Com“ miffioners might be sent by the Powers mentioned “ in this Treaty, in order that such Parts thereof

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Minister of their Church above our Quire-door, until by : was most principally and chiefduz Order be be installed. Nor • ly bound to observe and infalif you stould happen to die be. libly keep and maintain.

fore your Installation, you should • When my Lord had read • not be buried above in the Quire; • the Records, he did intend to but below, in the nether Part of be at the Cathedral Church of the Body of the Cburch : There- York, the next Monday after Al

fore we bumbly defire and bes hollan-tide, against which Time feech you, in the Name of all our • due Preparation was made for Brethren, that you would vouch- " the same; but not in so sumpSufe to do therein, as our antient tuous a wise as were his PreFathers, your Predeceffors, have • deceffors before him : Nor yet done, and that you would not • in such sort as the Fame and • break the laudable Customs of ' common Report was afterwards

Church; to the which we ! made of him, to his great i are obliged by Oath, at our first « Slander, and to the false ReAdmittance to observe, and di- porters no small Dishonesty,

vers others, which in our Chap- to become Divulgers of such ter doth remain upon Record. • notorious Lies, as I am sure they

These Records, quoth my Lord, • did; for I myself was sent by I would I feigr fee, and then fnall my Lord to York, to see that

you know further of mine Advice . all Things there should be or • and Mind in this Bufiness. • dered and provided for that

• A Day was assigned to bring Solemnity * in a very decent • their Records to my Lord, at • Form, to the Honour of that I which Time they resorted to • antient and worthy Monaltery my Lord with their Register

" of York. o and Books of Records, where • It came to pass, that upon • in were fairly written their Albollows-day, one of the head • Institutions and Rules, which and principal Officers of the

! said * Yet many Authors, the Cardinal's inveterate Enemies, have averred the contrary.

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