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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Moreouer in this 44 yeare of king Edward,The king of Nauarr [...] c [...]|meth ouer [...] to England. the king of Nauarre came ouer into England, and at Claringdon found the king, and there talked with him of such matters as they had to conclude betwixt them two. Polydor. But for that the king of Nauarre could not assure the king of such couenants as should haue passed betwixt them two, it was not thought meet by the kings councell to worke too far vpon his bare word, that had before time shewed apparant proofes of his inconstant dealing. And suerlie this doubt arose not without cause,The king of Nauare c [...]|stancie sus|pected. Froissard. as his dooings shortlie after de|clared: for although he séemed now at this present to be a verie enimie to the French king, yet shortlie af|ter he was reconciled to him againe, and became his great freend for the time it lasted. This yeare in the moneth of Februarie was a parlement called,1371 Anno Reg. [...] in the which there was demanded of the spiritualtie a subsidie of fiftie thousand pounds, Caxton. and as much of the laitie.A subsidie. The temporall men soone agréed to that pai|ment, but the cleargie excused themselues with faire words and shifting answers: in somuch that the king tooke displesure with them, and deposed certeine spirituall men from their offices of dignitie, as the chancellor, the priuie seale, the treasuror,Spirituall men deposed. and such o|thers, in whose roomes he placed temporall men.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The bishop of Winchester, and the bishop of Beau|uois being both cardinals, were put in commission by pope Gregorie the eleuenth to treat betwixt the kings of England and France for a peace.Cardinals appointed [...] treat of peace. But al|beit they did their indeuour therein, and mooued both kings to the vttermost of their powers, yet their mo|tions tooke none effect, and therefore was the warre pursued to the vttermost betwixt the parties, & name|lie in Aquitaine, where the fortresses were so inter|medled one with an other, some English, and some French, that one knew not how to beware of an o|ther, nor to auoid the danger, so that the countrie of Poictou and other the marches thereabout were in great tribulation. Sir Robert Knols, Polydor. sir Thomas Spenser, sir Iohn Triuet, and sir Hugh Hastings, diuiding their powers insunder, went to recouer townes, some in one quarter, and some in an other, and certeine they assaied, but preuailed not: the in|habitants doubting to be punished for their vn|truths, made such stout resistance.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 After this, the duke of Lancaster appointed sir Ro|bert Knols to repaire againe to Calis, and by the waie (if occasion serued) to attempt the recouerie of Ponthieu.The feare which the [...]|mies had of sir Ro. Knols Sir Robert taking his iournie through France by Paris, came into the marches of Picar|die: and bicause in comparison to this man, all the English capteins were litle feared of the French|men, sir Berthram de Cleaquin,Sir Berth [...] de Cleaquin. the constable of France, leauing the fortresses in the marches of A|quitaine sufficientlie stuffed with men of warre and munition, followed sir Robert Knols, still readie to assaile the hindermost companies, or else to set on the sides of his enimies. So that there chanced manie skirmishes betwixt them, & manie men were slaine on both parts; but at length, when sir Robert Knols saw no likelihood to atchiue his purposed intent in recouerie of the townes of Ponthieu, as Abuile and other, he drew streight to Calis, and the constable re|tired backe into France.

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