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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The threatning words of duke Robert comming at the last to king Henries eares, caused him foorth|with to conceiue verie sore displeasure against the duke, in so much that he sent ouer a power into Nor|mandie, which finding no great resistance,A power of men sent into Normandie. did much hurt in the countrie, by fetching and carieng spoiles and preies. Againe, the Normans rather fauoured than sought to hinder the enterprise of king Henrie, bicause they saw how duke Robert with his foolish prodigalitie and vndiscréet liberalitie had made a|waie all that belonged to his estate; so that of the whole duchie of Normandie, he had not any citie or towne of name left in his owne possession, Roan onelie excepted, which he also would haue alienated, if the citizens would haue consented to his fond mo|tion. Gemeticen [...]is.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Now king Henrie hearing of the good successe of his men, passed ouer himselfe soone after with a migh|tie armie,The k. passeth ouer to Nor|mandie. Anno Reg. 6. Simon Dun. Gemeticensis. Polydor. and with little adoo tooke Eureux or (as o|thers haue) Baieux and Caen, which cities when he had furnished with sufficient garisons of men, he re|passed the sea into England, bicause the winter ap|proched, and the wether waxed troublesome for such as laie in the field. Herevpon duke Robert conside|ring how vnable he was (by reason that his people failed him at néed) to resist king Henrie, sith the Bri|tans also, and they of Aniou, tooke part with the said king, he thought good to laie armour aside, and to passe ouer into England, to entreat with him by way of brotherlie amitie, in full hope by that meanes to auoid this present danger. But at his arriuall here,1106 Anno Reg. 7. he learned how the king his brother as then was at Northampton: wherefore he hasted thither, and comming to him, made earnest sute for peace, beséeching the king in respect of brotherlie loue to grant the same; or if it were that he regarded not the goodwill of his naturall brother, to consider at least wise what apperteined to his accustomed gen|tlenesse, and to thinke with himselfe that warre be|twixt brethren could not be mainteined without re|proch, nor that victorie be honorable which was obtei|ned against his owne flesh. Wherefore he required him not to refuse peace, freendship, and voluntarie beneuolence, sith he was now readie to render all that euer he had into his hands.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The king nothing mooued herewith, but as one that disdained to make a direct answer, murmured certeine things with himselfe, and turned away from the duke, as one that either by experience knew his brothers light and vnstable mind, or as one that de|termined to be reuenged of him euen to the vtter|most. Duke Robert also,The brethren depart in dis|pleasure. abhorring and vtterlie de|testing this his brothers pride, streightwaies retur|ned home, purposing with himselfe to trie the hazard of warre, sith he sawe no hope to be had in brotherlie loue and amitie. Wherevpon he prouided for wars with all his power, seeking aid from all places where he might get any,K. Henrie pas|seth into Nor|mandie to pur|sue his bro|ther. though the king his brother gaue him small leisure thereto, who followed him inconti|nentlie with a new supplie of souldiours, desiring no|thing more than to get him within his danger.

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