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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 About the same time, there came againe ambassa|dours to him from Charles the French king, & from the yoong duke of Burgognie to treat with him of some good conclusion of peace to be had; who had no such trust in their sute, but that he doubted their mea|ning, and therefore ceassed not to procéed in the win|ning of townes and castels, as he was in hand. Now when Christmasse approched, the king withdrew to Rone, and there kept the solemnization of that feast, appointing in the meane time his men of warre to be occupied as occasion serued. The earle of Salisburie was sent to besiege the towne of Fresneie, the which after stout resistance made at the first, shortlie after was deliuered to him to the kings vse. Anno Reg. 8. The earles Marshall and Huntington, sir Iohn Gréene Corne|wall, EEBO page image 572 sir Philip Léech, and diuerse other, were sent in|to the countrie of Maine, where, not farre from the citie of Mens they were incountered by a power of Frenchmen, which the Dolphin had sent against them.A great victo|rie on the English side. There was at the first a sharpe bickering be|twixt them, but in the end the victorie remained with the Englishmen; so that manie of the Frenchmen were slaine, and taken, and the residue chased out of the field. There were slaine (as Thomas Walsing|ham saith) at the point of fiue thousand, and two hun|dred taken prisoners, among whome was the mar|shall de Rous, and diuerse other of good account. The two English earles remained there as victors, in the countrie which was by the king to them assigned.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Whilest these victorious exploits were thus happi|lie atchiued by the Englishmen, and that the king laie still at Rone, in giuing thanks to almightie God for the same, there came to him eftsoones am|bassadours from the French king and the duke of Burgognie to mooue him to peace. The king min|ding not to be reputed for a destroier of the countrie, which he coueted to preserue, or for a causer of chri|stian bloud still to be spilt in his quarell,King Henrie condescendeth to a treatie of peace. began so to incline and giue eare vnto their sute and humble re|quest, that at length (after often sending to and fro) and that the bishop of Arras, and other men of honor had béene with him, and likewise the earle of War|wike, and the bishop of Rochester had béene with the duke of Burgognie, they both finallie agreed vpon certeine articles, so that the French king and his commons would thereto assent.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 Now was the French king and the quéene with their daughter Katharine at Trois in Champaigne gouerned and ordered by them, which so much fauou|red the duke of Burgognie, that they would not for anie earthlie good, once hinder or pull backe one iot of such articles as the same duke should séeke to pre|ferre. And therefore what néedeth manie words, a truce tripartite was accorded betwéene the two kings and the duke,A truce tri|partite. and their countries, and order ta|ken that the king of England should send in the com|panie of the duke of Burgognie his ambassadours vnto Trois in Champaigne sufficientlie authorised to treat and conclude of so great matter. The king of England, being in good hope that all his affaires should take good successe as he could wish or desire, sent to the duke of Burgognie his vncle,Ambassadors from K. Hen|rie to the French king. the duke of Excester, the earle of Salisburie, the bishop of Elie, the lord Fanhope, the lord Fitz Hugh, sir Iohn Rob|sert, and sir Philip Hall, with diuerse doctors, to the number of fiue hundred horsse, which in the companie of the duke of Burgognie came to the citie of Trois the eleuenth of March. The king, the quéene, and the ladie Katharine them receiued, and hartilie welco|med, shewing great signes and tokens of loue and amitie.

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