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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 King Henrie and Maximi|lian agrée to plague the Frenchmen.King Henrie no lesse desirous than Maximilian to put the French king to trouble, and chieflie to aid the Britains in the extremitie of their businesse, gladlie consented to the request of Maximilian; and promi|sed to prepare an armie with all speed, and in time conuenient to passe the seas with the same, and in|uade the French territories. In this verie season, Charles the French king receiued the ladie Anne of Britaine, Anno. Reg. 7. as his pupill into his hands, and with great solemnitie hir espoused, hauing with hir in dower, the whole duchie of Britaine.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The cause of Maximilians malice against Charles of FranceNow was Maximilian in great chase toward the French king, not onelie for that he had refused his daughter, but also had béereued him of his assured wife the said ladie Anne, contrarie to all right and conscience. Wherefore he sent vnto king Henrie, de|siring him with all speed to passe the seas with his ar|mie, that they might pursue the warre against their aduersarie, with fire, sword and bloud. King Henrie hearing this, and hauing no mistrust in the promise of Maximilian, with all speed leuied an armie, and rigged his nauie of ships. And when all things were readie, he sent his almon [...]r Christopher Urswike, and sir Iohn Riseleie knight vnto Maximilian, to certifie him, that the king was in a readinesse, and would arriue at Calis, as soone as he should be ad|uertised that Maximilian and his men were readie to ioine with him.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 These ambassadors comming into Flanders, perceiued that Maximilian was neither purue [...]ed of men, monie, nor armor,Maximilian dealeth disho|nestlie with the king of England to his great v [...]xation. nor of any other thing neces|sarie for the setting foorth of warre; sauing onlie that his will was good, although his power was small. King Henrie being aduertised hereof by letters sent to him from his said ambassadors, was sore disquie|ted in his mind, and was almost brought to his wits end, to consider how his companions in arms should thus faile him at néed; but taking aduise of his coun|sell, at length he determined not to stay his prepen|sed iournie, and therfore he so increased his numbers before he tooke ship, that he with his owne power might be able to match with his aduersaries. When he had thus gathered and assembled his armie, hée sailed to Calis the sixt day of October, and there in|camped himselfe for a space, to see all his men and prouision in such readinesse, as nothing should be wanting.

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