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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 About the same time, or rather somewhat before, the lord Oliuer de Clisson, with a number of ships and gallies of France and Spaine, tooke the sea, and comming on the coast of England, landed in diuerse places of the west countrie, and also in the south parts, spoiling and burning sundrie townes,The French men spoile & burne d [...]uerse townes in the west coun [...]ie. taking such ships and vessels as they might laie hold vpon, and so continued to indamage the English people that inhabited néere to the sea side, all that summer following. ¶In the beginning of the fourth yeare of this king, Anno Reg. 4. Thomas of Woodstoke earle of Bucking|ham, vncle to the king, Froissard. The earle of Buckingham sent into Bri|taine to aid the duke a|gainst the French king. with an armie of seauen or eight thousand men of armes and archers, was sent ouer to Calis, that he might inuade France, and passe through the same to come into Britaine vnto the aid of the duke there. ¶ You haue heard how the French king had seized into his hands the more part of the duchie of Britaine, bicause that the duke had ioined himselfe in league with the king of England: but yet there were diuerse of the good townes, and also manie of the barons and nobles of the countrie which kept themselues as neuters a long season; but at length, longing to see the re [...]urne of their naturall lord and duke, sent for him into England, requi|ring him to repaire home, and to sée to the quieting of the troubled state of his countrie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The duke being thus earnestlie desired to re|turne home, by the aduise of the king of England and his councell, granted to their request that had so instantlie required him, both by letters and sufficient messengers: wherevpon he tooke the sea, and sailing foorth, arriued in Britaine, hauing with him sir Ro|bert Knolles, and a certeine number of Englishmen both armed men and archers (as before yée haue heard.) The king also promised to send him a new EEBO page image 426 supplie verie shortlie, which was not forgotten. But fortune was so contrarie, that sir Iohn Arundell ge|nerall of those that were sent, and manie of his com|panie, were drowned by force of tempest, and the o|ther driuen backe againe into England (as b [...]fore ye haue heard.) In the meane time, though the duke of Britaine with aid of his subiects, did manfullie de|fend his townes and countrie against the French|men, yet he was in doubt to be oppressed by the great puissance of the Frenchmen, if aid came not the soo|ner. Which being signified ouer into England, moo|ued the king and his councell to appoint the earle of Buckingham to take vpon him this voiage. He lan|ded at Calis three daies before the feast of Marie Magdalene.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 There went ouer with him in that armie, the earls of Stafford and Deuonshire, the lord Spenser con|stable of the host, the lord Fitz Walter marshall, the lord Basset, the lord Bourchier, the lord Ferrers, the lord Morlie, the lord Darcie, sir William Windsore, sir Hugh Caluerlie, sir Hugh Hastings, sir Hugh de la Sente, sir Thomas Percie, sir Thomas Triuet, sir Hugh Tirell, sir William Farrington; sir Iohn and sir Nicholas Daubriticourt, Thomas Camois, Rafe Neuill sonne to the lord Neuill, sir Henrie ba|stard Ferrers, sir Hugh Broe, sir Geffrie Wourslie, sir William Clinton, sir Iuon Fitz Warren, and diuerse other. After they had rested them at Calis two daies, they remooued the third day out of the towne, and came to Marque [...]gnes, where they re|mained thrée daies, till all their companie, cariages, and prouisions were come to them out of Calis: from thence they remooued and came before Arde, where the earle of Buckingham made knights these that follow:Knights made by the earle of Buc|kingham at his entrie into France. the earle of Deuonshire, the lord Morlie, the son of the lord Fitz Walter, sir Roger Strange, sir Iohn Ipre, sir Iohn Colle, sir Iames Tirel [...], sir Thomas Ramston, sir Iohn Neuill, and sir Thomas Ros or Roslie, as some copies haue. These persons were made knights, bicause they went in the va|ward, which was sent to win a strong house called Follant, which the owner had fortified against them. But though he defended himselfe manfullie for a time, yet in the end both he and all his companie were taken prisoners.

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