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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 In this meane time in an other part of the coun|trie the earle of Glocester with an armie,The earle of Glocester ma|keth warre on the Welshmen made sore warre to the Welshmen, and néere vnto the towne called Lantilaware, fought a sore battell with them, in the which manie of the Welshmen being slaine, the earle lost also fiue knights vpon his partie, as William Ualence the yoonger, being one of that number, who was the kings cousine. The earle of Glocester then departing from thence, Leolin the prince of Wales entered into the countrie of Car|digan and Stradwie, destroieng the lands of Rice ap Meridoc, which now held with the king against the said prince. At length, prince Leolin going to|wards the land of Buelth with a small companie, Anno Reg. 11. left his maine armie behind him aloft vpon the top of the mounteine, néere to the water called Waie,Leolin inua|deth the kings fréends. and he had set a number of his people to kéepe the bridge of Orewin: and so the Welshmen kept on the one side, and the Englishmen on the other, of whome were capteins the lord Iohn Gifford and the lord Edmund Mortimer,The lord Gifford and Mortimer. the which perceiuing the Welshmen that were readie to defend the bridge, and a great host of them vpon the top of the moun|teine, they consulted togither what they were best to doo.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 At length by the couragious exhortation of one Helias Walewaine they drew on the one hand a|longst the riuer, where was a foord passable in déed,Helias Wal|waine. though not without danger: but yet the Englishmen by the conduct of the same Helias, got ouer by the same foord, so that it bare the name long after of He|lias way. And so the Welshmen that kept the bridge (perceiuing the Englishmen to be got ouer vnto that side) fled, wherevpon the residue of the English armie passed ouer at the bridge, whereof rose a great noise, which Leolin lurking not farre off might well heare, but yet at the first he could not be brought to thinke that by any possible means the Englishmen were got ouer to that side of the water. But yet per|ceiuing it to be true, he drue backe toward the heigth of the mounteine againe, neuerthelesse being disco|uered by one Stephan de Franketon,Prince Leo|lin slaine by Stephan de Franketon. named by some writers Sward, he was so narrowlie pursued of the same Stephan, that he was ouertaken and slaine.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Stephan not knowing whome he had slaine, re|turned to the host, the which was now mounting vp the hill to ioine with the Welsh armie that stood still looking for the returne of their prince Leolin (though in vaine) yet they manfullie abode by their tackle, discharging plentie of arowes and darts at the Eng|lishmen as they came vp towards them. The Eng|lish archers which were mingled amongst the horsse|men, paid them home againe with their shot, so that finallie the English horssemen, winning the top of the hill, slue manie of them standing stoutlie at de|fense, and put the residue to flight. Stephan Sward that had slaine Leolin, after the victorie was atchi|ued, rode to the dead bodie which he had slaine in the beginning of the battell, and vpon [...]ew taken of him perceiued who he was, of which good hap the English|men were verie ioifull.Leolins head presented to the king. His head was herewith cut off, which the lord Edmund Mortimer tooke with him vnto Rutland (where the king as then was lodged) vnto whome he presented it: and the king sent [...] vn|to London, appointing that there should be an yuie crowne set vpon it, in token that he was a prince, and so being adorned, a horsseman carried it vpon the end of his staffe through Cheapside, holding it as he rode on heigth, that all men might sée it, till he came to the tower, & there it was pight vp aloft vp|on one of the highest turrets, remaining there a long time after.

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