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Ver. 80. himself deny'd a grave /] The place of his interment at Caen in Normandy was claimed by a gentleman as his inheritance, the moment his servants were going to put him in his tomb, so that they were obliged to compound with the owner before they could perform the King's obsequies.
Ver. 81. second hope] Richard, second son of William the Conqueror.
VA R 1 at 1 on s. ves. 72. And wolves with howling fill, etc. The Author thought this an error, wolves not being common in England at the time of the Conqueror. P.