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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 When these two lords were met at Cotteshold, they heard how the northerne men were going to|ward Northampton: wherevpon the lord Stafford, and sir Richard Herbert, with two thousand well hor|sed Welshmen, rode foorth afore the maine armie, to sée the demeanour of the northerne men: and at length, vnder a woods side, they couertlie espied them passing forward, and suddenlie set on the rere-ward: but the northerne men with such nimblenesse turned about,The Welsh|men discom|fited. that in a moment the Welshmen were dis|comfited, and manie taken, the remnant returned to the armie with small gaine. The northerne men well cooled with this small victorie, went no further south|wards, but tooke their waie toward Warwike, loo|king for aid of the earle, which was latelie come from Calis, with his sonne in law the duke of Cla|rence, and was raising men to aid his freends and kinsfolke.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The king likewise assembled people to aid the erle of Penbroke, but before either part receiued succour from his fréend or partaker, both the armies met by chance in a faire plaine, néere to a towne called Hedgecote, foure miles distant from Banberie,Hedgecote. Bãberie field. where there are thrée hilles, not in equall quantitie, but lieng in maner (although not fullie) triangle. The Welshmen got first the west hill, hoping to haue recouered the east hill also, which if they might haue obteined, the victorie had beene theirs, as their foolish prophesiers told them before. These northerne men incamped on the south hill; the earle of Penbroke and the lord Stafford of Southwike were lodged in Banberie, the daie before the field, which was saint Iames daie, and there the earle of Penbroke put the lord Stafford out of an Inne,Discord what it bréedeth. wherein he delighted much to be, for the loue of a damosell that dwelled in the house: and yet it was agréed betwixt them, that which of them soeuer obteined first a lodging, should not be displaced.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The lord Stafford in great despite departed with his whole band of archers, leauing the earle of Pen|broke almost desolate in the towne, who with all dili|gence returned to his host, lieng in the field vnpur|ueied of archers. Sir Henrie Neuill, sonne to the lord Latimer, tooke with him certeine light horssemen, and skirmished with the Welshmen in the euening, iust before their campe, where dooing right valiant|lie, but a little too hardilie aduenturing himselfe, was taken and yeelded, and yet cruellie slaine. Which vn|mercifull act the Welshmen sore rued the next day yer night: for the northerne men sore displeased for the death of this noble man, in the next morning va|liantlie set on the Welshmen, and by force of archers caused them quicklie to descend the hill, into the val|lie, where both the hoasts fought.

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