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1784 Excerpt: ...armes quarterly 'the vijth Henry had great treble
in defending the right of his foueraigne lord king Richard the ijd,
to whome he was a trew knight And in his quarrell at laft on
Bramham more for his trewth flaine was he by the commandment of
Henry the iiijth called Henry Darby THE faid Henry of darby after
he was entered to this lond At Dancafter in the whiet frears was
fworne on the facrament to the faid feventh Henry firft Erie of
Northumberland And to the lord Percy his eldeft fone being there
prefent with his vncle the Erie of worcefter that he wold be
content his owne inheritance onely to clame which was the Dukedome
of lancafler which of right fhould obteine and not to vfurpe the
crowne vpon his prince king Richard But fone after was peiiured,
and of his othe had no regard FOR his wrongfull dealling and
periury as Polycronycon in his life dothe plainly expres God
ponifhed him right fore and greuoufly for after he had taken vpon
him the crowne wrongfully Jmmediatly ftrickene he was with the
contagious feknes of lepre which is a difeafe remediles the body of
the faid Erie of Northumberland in yorke Mynfter dothe lye at the
right hand of the highe Alter right honorably THE viij"1 Henry fone
to the vijth Henry bounteus and goode his father yet leuing was a
right valiant knight And did manie notable actes as became his
noble bloode for defence of his Princes Realme he fpared not to
fight his dewtie bound him to manteine his foferaine right for his
fharpe quicknes and fpedines at nede Henry hote-fpurre he was
called in uery dede THIS viijth Henry the firft Erles fone his
father yet leuing jn his forfaid Princis quarrell king Richard the
ijd was flaine at Shrewi/bury whofe entent was onely his Prince owt
of Pomfret frome captiuitie to deliuer and bring...
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