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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Anno Reg. 20.When the regent and the lord Talbot were re|turned againe into Normandie, the French king considering how much it should redound to his dis|honour to let rest the towne of Ponthoise in his eni|mies hands,Ponthoise gotten by the French. sith he had beene at such charges and tra|uell about the winning thereof, he eftsoones assem|bled all his puissance. And returning suddenlie vnto Ponthoise, he first by assault got the church, and after the whole towne, tooke the capteine, and diuerse other Englishmen, and slue to the number of foure hundred, which sold their liues dearelie: for one French writer affirmeth, that the French king lost there thrée thousand men; and the whole garrison of the Englishmen was but onelie a thousand. Among other that were slaine here of the defendants, Enguerant. Sir Nicho|las Burdet slaine. was sir Nicholas Burdet knight, cheefe butler of Nor|mandie. After this hot tempest, the weather began somewhat to war more calme: for king Henrie and king Charles agréed to send ambassadors to com|men of some good conclusion of peace: so that king Henrie sent the cardinall of Winchester, with di|uerse other noble personages of his councell to Ca|lis, with whome was also sent Charles duke of Or|leance yet prisoner in England, to the intent that he might be both author of the peace, and also procurer of his owne deliuerance.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The French king sent the archbishop of Reimes, and the earle of Dunois: and the duke of Burgog|nie sent the lord de Creuecueur, and diuerse other. All these met at Calis, where the duke of Orleance cour|teouslie receiued the earle of Dunois (his bastard brother) thanking him greatlie for his paines taken in gouerning his lands & countrie, during the time of his captiuitie and absence. Diuerse communicati|ons were had, as well for the deliuerance of the duke as for a finall peace; but nothing was concluded, sa|uing that an other méeting was appointed, so that in the meane season the demands of either partie might be declared to their souereigne lords and maisters: and herevpon the commissioners brake vp their as|semblie, and returned into their countries. The Eng|lishmen (as the French writers record) required not onelie to possesse peaceablie the two duches of Aqui|taine and Normandie, discharged of all resort, superi|oritie, & souereigntie against the realme of France, the kings and gouernours of the same; but also to be restored to all the townes, cities, and places, which they within thirtie yéeres next before gone and past, had conquered in the realme of France. Which re|quest the Frenchmen thought verie vnreasonable, and so both parties, minding rather to gaine or saue than to loose, departed for that time, as yée haue heard.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 After this méeting thus proroged, Philip duke of Burgognie, partlie mooued in conscience to make amends to Charles duke of Orleance (as yet priso|ner in England) for the death of duke Lewes his fa|ther, whome duke Iohn, father to this duke Philip, cruellie murthered in the citie of Paris; and partlie intending the aduancement of his neece, the ladie Marie, daughter to Adolfe duke of Cleue (by the which aliance, he trusted, that all old rancor should ceasse) contriued waies to haue the said duke of Or|leance set at libertie, vpon promise by him made to take the said ladie Marie vnto wife. This duke had beene prisoner in England euer since the battell was fought at Agincourt, vpon the daie of Crispine and Crispinian, in the yeare 1415, and was set now at libertie in the moneth of Nouember, in the yeare 1440, paieng for his ransome foure hundred thou|sand crownes, though other saie but thrée hundred thousand.

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