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to be concerned ; and then, these Points having been settled, Henry acceded to the Treaty.

The Spanish Writers complain of the Pope's Ingratitude upon this Occasion, and say, " That c he was the chief Instrument of this Treaty : ". That, besides the many Benefits and Favours he

received from the Emperor, he was beholden to ç that Prince for having always supported him

against his most implacable Enemy, Cardinal Voltieri ; maintained him in the Government of Flo

rence, By George Cavendish, Esq; « faid Cathedral Church, which • Servants to go as humbly thi

should have had moft doing 'ther as might be, without any • at my Lord's Installation, was fumptuous Apparel : For I in

with my Lord at Caywood, and tend on Sunday to come to you • fitting at Dinner, they fell in- to be installed, and to make

to Communication of this Mat- but one Dinner for you at the . ter,

and the Order and Ceremo- Close; and the next Day to dine ç ny thereof: He saying, that my with the Mayor, and so return

« Lord Cardinal should go a again thither. • foot from a Chapel which The Day being not unknown * ftands without the Gates of " to all the Country, the Gens of the City, called St. James's tlemen, Abbots, and Priors, 5 • Chapel, unto

unto the Miniter such Provision sent in, that it • upon Cloth, which should was almost incredible for Store o be distributed to the Poor • and Variety • after his faid Passage to the The common People held 6 Church. Which my Lord Lord in great Ellimation

hearing, replied, and said, Al- • for his Purity, and Liberality, though perhaps our Predeces and also for his familiar Gesture

fors have gone upon Cloth, jet • and good Behaviour amongst we intend to go on foot, with- ' them; by means whereof he out any such Pomp or Glory, gained much Love of all the

' in the Vamps of our Hosen : People in the North Parts of And therefore

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order to his o England.*

CHAP. XIX. of the Cardinals Fall, and how he was arrested of High Treason. P Hat chanced before his

wood, is a Sign or Token from last Troubles at Cay- God, of that which should fol. Vol. IV.

G * Would one think, that Mr. Cavendish could, after this and other such like Declarations, say, immediately on his Master's Death, Here is the End and Fall of Pride ? &c.

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to the Papal 66 Throne.”

But these Writers take no notice how perfidioufly the Emperor had dealt with Cardinal Wolsey, whom he had twice promised to affist in raising him to the Papal Chair, and both times deceived him: So that the Pope only returned to the Emperor, if the Spanish Account be true, what his Imperial Majesty had measured to Wolsey. If Men will act fally by others, why should they complain when they meet with the like Treatment?

The The Secret HISTORY of the CARDINAL, • low, I will now, God will- « King's Privy-chamber, should

ing, declare. My Lord's Ene- I be sent down with a Commis• mies, being then at the Court • fion into the North, and the • about the King in good Estima- • Earl of Northumberland, who ! tion and honourable Digni- ' was sometimes brought up in

' • ties, seeing now my Lord in the Houfe of my Lord, being ? great Favour, and fearing the joined in Commission with him,

King would now call him Home should arreft my Lord of High again, they therefore did plot · Treason. This being resolved * amongst themselves to dispatch upon, Sir Walter Welch pre

" • him by Means of some finister pared for his Journey, with his

Treason, or to bring him into • Commission and certain Initru: the King's great Indignation ments annexed to the fame, by some other Means.

• and took Horse at the CourtThis was their daily Study gate, upon Alhollows-day, tos and Consultation, having, for • wards my Lord of Northum• their especial Help and Fur

berland's. ? therance, as many vigilant At- • Now I will declare, what

tendants upon him, as the Poets • I promised before, of a certain feign Argus had Eyes.

Sign or Token of

my Lord's • The King, with these their • Trouble ensuing. continual Complaints, was • Upon Albollows-day my : moved to much Indignation, Lord, fitting at Dinner, hav

• ļ and thought it good that the ing at his Board's End divers of

Cardinal should come up, and ' his Chaplains to bear him Com& ftand to his Trial in his own pany for want of other Guests, • Person ; which his Enemies did you shall now understand, that ! not like of. Notwithstanding my

Lord's great Cross, which • he was sent for, and after this fiood by, sell, and in the Fall Sort.

• broke Dr. Bonner's Head, in• First, thay devised that Sir somuch that some Blood ran { Walter Well, Knt one of the down. My Lord, perceiving

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The Pope, the Venetians, and the Duke of Milan, were the Confederates that entered into a League with Francis against the Emperor ; the Italian Princes in particular set heartily about raising an Army, in order to make a Stand against the Imperialists 3 and their first Efforts were to succour the Duke of Milan, who was closely blocked up in his Castle by the Duke of Bourbon, lately returned from Spain, having taken upon him the Command of the Emperor's Army. But they were disappointed in their

good By George CAVENDISH, Esq; ' the Fall thereof, demanded of • Blood betokeneth Death, wbich · those that stood by him What • did suddenly after follow.

was the Matter, that they stood Now the appointed Time fo amazed? I fhewed him of • drew near for Installation; and, • the Fall of his great Cross sitting at Dinner, the. Friday upon Dr. Bonner's Head : • before the Mondaythat he should Quoth my Lord, Hath it drawn have been installed at York, any Blood ?--Yea, quoth I. With the Earl of Northumberland, " that he cast his Head afide, and • and Mr. Welch, with a great soberly Said, Malum Omen/ and

Company of Gentlemen of the thereupon suddenly said Grace, Earl's House, and of the Coun

• . and rofe from Table and went • try, whom they had gathered 6 to his Bed-chamber, but what • in the King's Name, to accom• be did there I cannot tell. pany them, (yet not knowing • Now mark how my Lord ex- to what End) came to the Hall • pounded the Meaning thereof of Caywood, the Officers being

(in his Fancy) to me, at Pon. ' at Dinner, and my Lord not iefract, after his Fall

. First, • fully dined, nor knowing any that the great Cross, that he thing of the Earl's being

' • bare as Archbishop of York, • betokened himself; and Dr. • The first thing that the

Auftine, the Physician who o- • Earl did, after he had set the • verthrew the Cross, was he • Hall in order, he commanded

that accused my Lord, where- • the Porter to deliver the Keys • by his Enemies caught an Oc. • of the Gates to him, which "cation to overthrow him : It • he would in no wise do, al

fell on Dr. Bonner's Head, who tho' he was chreatned and com " was then Master of my Lord's • manded in the King's Name • Faculties, and fpiritual Juris- • to make Deliverance thereof to • diction, who was then dam. one of the Earl's Servants, nified by the Fall thereof; · which he still refused, saying • and moreover the drawing of to the Earl, That the Keys

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good Intentions ; for the Duke's People were become quite destitute of Provisions, and therefore furrendered the Castle, by Capitulation, on the 24th of July, wherein was stipulated, “ That his Troops “ should be conducted to Como, where he had a " Garrison ; and that he should be allowed the Re- , “ venues of the Place for his Support, till the Em

peror's Pleasure was known.”

The Italian Writers affirm, “ That the Princes “ of Italy were made the Dupes of the French and

Eng The SECRET HISTORY of the CARDINAL,

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delivered to him by his « Northumberland was in the * Lord and Master, both by Oath • Hall, whereat my

Lord s and other Command.

• dered, and at the first beNow some of the Gentle. • lieved him not, till he heard men that stood by the Earl, ' it confirmed by another: Theo • hearing the Porter speak so • quoth my Lord, I am sorry . ftoutly, said, he is a good Fel- we have dined ; for I fear • low and a faithful Servant to our Officers have not provided • his Master, and speaks like an Fish enough for the Entertain• honest Man, therefore give him.' ment of him, with some honour

your Charge, and let him keep ' able Cheer fitting his Eftate and • the Keys Itill; then said my Dignity : But with that my • Lord, .66 Thou shalt well and • Lord arose from the Table, “ truly keep the Keys to the and commanded to let the “ . Use of our Sovereign Lord the Cloth lay, that the Earl might

• King, and you shall let none fee how far forth they were at

pass in nor out of the Gates, • their Dinners, and as he was 6 but such as from time to time going down the Stairs he en

you shall be commanded by us, • countered with my Lord of · being the King's Commission. Northumberland, to whom my

“ers, during our Stay here:" And • Lord said, You are heartily wel: 6 with that Oath he received the

come, my Lord, and so they 'Keys of the Earl, at Master o embraced each other : Phen: & Welch's Hands ; but of all • quoth my Lord Cardinal, if these Doings knew my Lord you had loved me, you would

nothing, for they had stopped i have sent me Word before of

the Stairs that none should go your Coming, that I might have to my Lord's Chamber, and entertained you according to • they that came down could ‘ your Honour : Notwithstanding

not go up again. At length you fall have such Cheer as ane escaped up, and shewed I can make you for the present, my Lord, that the Earl of ' with a right good Will, trust

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English, by the Treaty concluded at Cognac.” But on the other Hand these very

Writers

own,

" That “ the Duke of Urbino acted but faintly against the

Emperor, or he might have relieved Milan : That “ if the Duke of Bourbon had been hard pressed “ in the beginning, he must have abandoned that “ Durchy. But then the Reason, they fay, that “ the Pope, and the Venetions were not so zea“ lous as might be expected, was owing to the “ King of France's not sending them the Succour

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ing you will accept thereof in and therefore, unless I see your good Part, hoping hereafter to Authority, I will not obey you. see you oftner, when 1 jhall be • Even as they were debating

able to entertain you. • the Matter in the Chamber, • This said, my Lord took him • fo likewise was MasterWelch bu

by the Hand, and led him to fy in arresting Dr. Auftine, at the • his Chamber, whom followed ' Door, saying, Goin thou Traitor, • all the Earl's Servants, and or I Mall make thee: With that

they being there all alone, fav- I opened the Portal-door, and he

ing I, which kept the Door • did thrust in Dr. Auftine before • as my Office required, being him with Violence. The Mat· Gentleman-usher, these two ter on both sides astonished • Lords standing at a Window, 'me very much, marvelling the Earl trembling said, I ar

what all this should mean, unreft you of High Treason, with til at the laft, Mafter Welch,

" , · which Words my Lord was being entered my Lord's Cham• well-nigh astonished, standing •ber, began to pluck off his • ftill a good Space without speak · Hood, being of the same Cloth ing one Word.

• his Cloak was, which Hood • But at the last quoth my • he wore to the Intent he thould • Lord, What Authority have you not be known, who kneeled

to arrest me ? Quoth the Earl, · down to my Lord; to whom I have a Commission fo to do. my Lord said, Come hither, GenShew it me, quoth my Lord, tleman, and let me speak with ' that I may see the Contents there- you, commanding him to stand of.Nay, Sir, that

you may not, up, and said thus ; My Lord of quoth the Earl. Then quoth · Northumberland bath arrested my Lord, Hold you contented, me, but by what Authority I ! for I will not obey your Arref, know not, if you be privy thereunto,

* for there hath been between your and joined with him therein, I Ancestors and my Predecesors pray you fhew me.great contentions and Debates, Lord, if it please your Grace,

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