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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 Froissard saith they were an hundred thou|sand. Gio. Vil|lani writeth that they were a six thousand horsmen and fiftie thousand footemen, of Frenchmen, Gascoignes & Lombardes.The French king being sore moued at the con|quests thus atchiued by the earle of Derbie, raised a mightie armie, and sent the same foorth, vnder the lea|ding of his sonne the duke of Normandie, into Gas|coigne, to resist the said earle, and to recouer againe those townes which he had woone in those parts. The duke of Normandie being come to Tholouz, where generall assemblie was appointed, set forward with his armie, and winning by the waie Miremount, and Uille Franche in Agenois; at length came to the citie of Angolesme, which he inuironed about with a strong siege, continuing the same, till finallie, the capiteine named Iohn Normell, Annales de Burgoigne. required a truce to indure for one daie,1346 Anno Reg. 20. which was granted, and the same was the daie of the Purification of our ladie, on the which, the same capiteine, with the souldiers of the garrison departed, and left the citie in the citizens hands.Angolisme recouered by the French|men. The Frenchmen, bicause they had granted the truce to indure for that daie without exception, permitted them to go their waies without let or vex|ation. The citizens in the morning yéelded the citie to the duke.Damassen. Thonins. After this, he wan the castell of Damas|sen, Thonins, and Port S. Marie; Thonins by sur|render, and the other two by force of assaults. Then he came to the strong castell of Aiguillon, which he besieged,Aiguillon besieged. and laie thereat a long season. Within was the earle of Penbroke, the lord Walter de Mannie, sir Franke de Halle, and diuerse knights and cap|teins, which defended themselues, and the place so stoutlie, that the Frenchmen could win little aduan|tage at their hands.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 Whilest the siege continued before this fortresse, the seneshall of Guien departed from the campe, Gio. Villani. with eight hundred horssemen, and foure thousand footmen, purposing to win a castell, belonging to a nephue of the cardinall Della Motte, a twelue leagues distant from Aiguillon.The archde|con of Unfort. The archdeacon of Unfort, owner of that castell, went to the Rioll, where the earle of Derbie with his armie as then was lodged, to whome he made suit, to haue some power of men to rescue his castell. The earle appointed to him a sufficient number, both of horssemen, and also of English archers, with whome the said archdeacon rode all the night, and the next morning betimes, be|ing the one and thirtith of Iulie, they came to the ca|stell where the Frenchmen were arriued the daie be|fore, and had fiercelie assailed the castell, dooing their best to win it by force. But the Englishmen without anie delaie, immediatlie vpon their comming, set vpon the Frenchmen, and gaue them so sharpe and fierce battell, that in the end, the Frenchmen were discomfited:Frenchmen discomfited the seneshall with manie other gen|tlemen were taken prisoners, beside those that were slaine. To conclude, the number of them that were slaine, and taken prisoners in the whole, amounted to foure hundred horssemen, and two thousand footmen. Sir Godfrey de Harcourt being constreined to flée out of France, to auoid the French kings displea|sure, came ouer vnto the king of England, who recei|ued him verie ioifullie, for he was knowne to be a right valiant and a wise personage. He was brother to the earle of Harecourt, lord of saint Sauiour le Uicount, and of diuerse other townes in Norman|die. A little before that he fell into the French kings displeasure, he might haue doone with the king of France, more than anie other lord within that realme.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 In this twentith yeare of his reigne,Additions to Adam Meri|muth. king Edward vpon complaint of the people made against puruei|ours of vittels for his houshold (the which vnder co|lour of their commissions, abused the same, in ta|king vp among the commons all manner of things that liked them, without making paiment for the same, further than the said commissions did allow them) he caused inquirie to be made of their misde|meanors, and such as were found to haue offended, of whome there was no small number, some of them were put to death on the gallowes,Purueiers punished. and other were fi|ned, so to teach the rest to deale more warilie in their businesse from thenceforth. ¶ About the same time,Iustices. he caused all the iustices within his dominions to re|nounce and giue ouer all their pensions, fées, and o|ther bribing benefits and rewards, which they vsed to receiue of the lords and great men of the land, as well prelats, as of them of the temporaltie, to the end that their hands being free from gifts, iustice might more fréelie haue course, and be of them dulie and vprightlie ministred.A parlement. Also this yeare in the Lent season, the king held a parlement at Westminster, and tooke into his hands all the profits, reuenues,Cardinals. and emoluments, which the cardinals held within this land: for he thought it not reason, that they which fa|uoured the pope and the French king, being his ad|uersaries, should inioy such commodities within his realme.

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