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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The king kept his Christmasse at Aber [...]onwey in Wales, Anno Reg. [...]3. 1295 and hearing that the new archbishop of Canturburie, doctor Robert Winchelsey, being re|turned from Rome (where, of pope Celestine he had receiued his pall) was comming towards him, he sent one of his chapleines named Iohn Berwike with a power of souldiers to conduct him safelie vn|to his presence And after the archbishop had doone his fealtie to the king, accordinglie as of dutie and custome he was bound, he was licenced to returne with great honour shewed vnto him at the kings hands. Upon the day of the circumcision of our Lord,Baion yéel|ded to the Englishmen was the citie of Baion rendred vnto the lord Iohn saint Iohn, the which the day before had beene taken by the mariners by force of assault. Manie of the ci|tizens which were knowne to be cheefe enimies vnto the king of England,The castell of Baion w [...]n. were apprehended and sent in|to England. The castell was then besieged, and after eight daies taken. The lord of Aspermont with diuerse others that held it,Two French gallies taken. were committed to prison. There were also taken two gallies, which the French king had caused to be made, and appointed to be remaining there vpon defense of that citie.Saint Iohn de Sordes. Short|lie after the towne of saint Iohn de Sordes was de|liuered vnto the Englishmen, who wan manie other townes and fortresses, some by surrender of their owne accord, and some by force and violence. The English armie greatlie increased within a while, af|ter the deceit of the Frenchmen once appeared,The Gas|coins aid the English|men. for the Gascoins returned vnto the English obedience, in such wise that foure thousand footmen and two hundred horsemen came to aid the English capteins.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 In the meane time,The king en|treth into Wales. the king of England passing ouer the riuer of Conwey, with part of his armie to go further into Wales towards Snowdon, lost ma|nie carts and other cariages which were taken by the Welshmen, being loden with the prouisions of vit|tels, so that he with his people indured great penu|rie, and was constreined to drinke water mixt with honie, and eat such course bread and salt flesh as he could get, till the other part of the armie came vnto him. There was a small quantitie of wine amongst them, Abington. which they would haue reserued onelie for the king, & therfore refused to tast therof. But least they should repine at his extraordinarie and seuerall fare, and so by conceits of discontentment for not ha|uing the like, he considered in a sympathie, that,

Quae mala cum multis patimur, leuiora videntur,
saieng, that in time of necessitie all things ought to be common, and all men to be contented with like diet. For as touching him (being the cause and pro|curer of their want) he would not be preferred before any of them in his meats and drinks. The Welsh|men compassed him about in hope to distresse him, for that the water was so risen, that the residue of his armie could not get to him. But shortlie after, when the water fell, they came ouer to his aid, and there|with the aduersaries fled.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The earle of Warwike,The earle of Warwike. N. Triuet. hearing that a great number of Welshmen was assembled togither, and lodged in a vallie betwixt two woods, he chose out a number of horssemen, with certeine crossebowes and archers, and comming vpon the Welshmen in the night, compassed them round about, the which pitching the ends of their speares in the ground, and turning the points against their enimies, stood at de|fense so to keepe off the horssemen. But the earle ha|uing placed his battell so, that euer betwixt two horssemen there stood a crosbow, a great part of the Welshmen which stood at defense in maner aforesaid with their speares,The Welsh|men ouer|throwne by the earle of Warwike. were ouerthrowne and broken with the shot of the quarels, and then the earle char|ged the residue with a troope of horssmen, and bare EEBO page image 294 them downe with such slaughter, as they had not sus|teined the like losse of people (as was thought) at a|nie one time before.

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