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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The earle of Kent was appointed about this time to kéepe the seas, being accompanied with the lord Audeleie, the lord Clinton, sir Iohn Howard, Iohn Stow. sir Ri|chard Walgraue, and others, to the number of ten thousand, who landing in Britaine, wan the towne of Conquet, and the Isle of Reth, and after returned. When all things were brought in order, Anno Reg. 2. The duke of Summerset & other, submit them to king Edward. and framed as king Edward in maner could wish, Henrie duke of Summerset, sir Rafe Persie, and diuerse other, being in despaire of all good chance to happen vnto king Henrie, came humblie, & submitted themselues vnto king Edward, whome he gentlie receiued. Which clemencie notwithstanding both the one and the other (when time serued) reuolted from king Ed|ward, and betooke themselues to take part with Hen|rie, vnto whom they had béene adherents before: bi|cause they grew in hope that in the end the confede|rats, to whom they so closelie did cleaue both in affec|tion and seriousnesse of labour (though they preten|ded a temporall renunciation of all dutie and seruice for their securitie sake) should haue the honor of vic|torie against their gainstanders. But as commonlie the euents of enterprises fall out flat contrarie to EEBO page image 666 mens expectation and hope; so came it to passe with these, whose hope though it were gréene and flourie in the prosecuting of their affaires, yet in the knitting vp of the matter and vnluckie successe thereof, it fell out in triall to be a flattering, a false, and a fruitlesse hope: and therefore that is a true and a wise sen|tence of the comiall poet well seruing the purpose:

Plant. in Mostel.Insperata accidunt magis saepè quàm quae speres.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 All this season was king Henrie in Scotland, and quéene Margaret (being in France) found such friendship at the French kings hands,1463 Anno Reg. 3. that she ob|teined a crue of fiue hundred Frenchmen, with the which she arriued in Scotland.The quéene returneth foorth of France. And after that she had reposed hir selfe a time, she sailed with hir gallant band of those ruffling Frenchmen toward Newca|stell, and landed at Tinmouth. But whether she were afraid of hir owne shadow, or that the Frenchmen cast too manie doubts; the truth is, that the whole ar|mie returned to their ships, and a tempest rose so sud|denlie, that if she had not taken a small carauell, and that with good spéed arriued at Berwike, she had beene taken at that present time by hir aduersaries.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 And although fortune was so fauourable to hir, yet hir companie with stormie blasts was driuen on the shore before Banburgh castell, where they set their ships on fire, and fled to an Iland called holie I|land, where they were so assailed by the bastard Ogle, and an esquier called Iohn Manners, with other of king Edward freends, that manie of them were slaine, and almost foure hundred taken prisoners: but their coronell Peter Bressie, otherwise called mon|sieur de Uarenne, happened vpon a fisherman, and so came to Berwike vnto queene Margaret, who made him capteine of the castell of Alnewike, which he with his Frenchmen kept, till they were rescued.

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