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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The king of Scotland, and the king of Cypres af|ter they had dispatched their businesse for the which they came, turned backe againe; but the French king fell sicke, and remained here till he died, as in the next yeare ye shall heare. He arriued here in Eng|land, about the latter end of this yeare, and came to Eltham (where king Edward as then laie) on the foure and twentith day of Ianuarie, and there dined. After diner, he tooke his horsse and rode toward Lon|don, and vpon Blacke heath, the citizens of London clad in one kind of liuerie, and verie well horssed, met him, and conueied him from thence through to Lon|don, to the Sauoy, where his lodging was prepared. About the beginning of March, Anno. Reg. 38. in this eight and thir|tith yeare, the forenamed French king fell into a gréeuous sickenesse,The death of the French king. of the which he died the eight day of Aprill following. His corps was conueied into France, and there buried at S. Denise: his exequies were kept here in England in diuerse places right solemnelie, by king Edwards appointment.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Fabian. This yeare, by reason of an extreme sore frost, con|tinuing from the seuen and twentith day of Septem|ber last passed, vnto the beginning of Aprill, in this eight and thirtith yeare (or rather from the seuenth day of December till the ninetenth day of March, as Walsingham and other old writers doo report) the ground laie vntild, to the great hinderance and losse of all growing things on the earth. This yeare on Michaelmasse day, before the castell of Aulroy,The battell of Aulroy. not far distant from the citie of Uannes in Britaine, a sore battell was fought betwixt the lord Charles de Blois, and the lord Iohn of Mountford. For when there could be no end made betwixt these two lords, touching their title vnto the duchie of Britaine, they renewed the wars verie hotlie in that countrie, Froissard. and procured all the aid they might from each side. The king of France sent to the aid of his cousine Charls de Blois a thousand speares; and the earle of Mount|ford sent into Gascoigne, requiring sir Iohn Chan|dois, and other Englishmen there to come to his suc|cour. Sir Iohn Chandois gladlie consented to this re|quest, and therevpon got licence of the prince, and came into Britaine, where he found the earle of Mountford at the siege of the foresaid castell of Aul|roy. In the meane time, the lord Charles de Blois, being prouided of men, and all things necessarie to giue battell, came and lodged fast by his enimies.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The earle of Mountford aduertised of his approch, by the aduise of sir Iohn Chandois and other of his capteins, had chosen out a plot of ground to lodge in, and meant there to abide their enimies. With the lord Charles of Blois was that valiant knight sir Berthram de Cleaquin or Guesclin (as some write him) by whose aduise there were ordeined three bat|tels, and a reregard,Thrée thou [...]sand and six hundred fig [...]ting men, [...] Walsing. [...]. and in each battell were appoin|ted a thousand of good fighting men. On the other part, the earle of Mountford diuided his men like|wise into thrée battels and a reregard. The first was led by sir Robert Knols, sir Walter Hewet, and sir Richard Brulle or Burlie. The second by sir Oliuer de Clisson, sir Eustace Daubreticourt, and sir Mat|thew Gournie. The third the earle of Mountford him selfe guided, and with him was sir Iohn Chandois as|sociat, by whom he was much ruled: for the king of England, whose daughter the earle of Mountford should marie, had written to sir Iohn Chandois, that he should take good héed to the businesse of the said earle, and order the same as sagelie as he might de|uise or imagine.

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