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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Earle Baldwine, Simon Dun. Hen. Hunt. who had made the oration in the kings behalfe, was also taken, after he had fought valiantlie and receiued manie sore wounds: like|wise Richard Fitzvrse, who on that daie had shewed good proofe of his manhood, and had giuen and recei|ued manie a sore stripe. To conclude, Matth. Paris. all those that abode with the king, and namelie all the footmen were taken prisoners, those which were slaine in the place excepted. W. Paru. This battell was fought in the sixt yeare of king Stephans reigne, vpon Candlemas daie, being sundaie, as Niger saith.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The king being apprehended and brought to the empresse lieng at Glocester, Polydor. The king led to Bristow. was commanded by hir to be conueied in safetie vnto Bristow, where he was kept as prisoner from that time of his taking, vntill the feast of All saints next ensuing. Not long after this field fought, as ye haue heard, Geffrey earle of Aniou husband to the empresse, W. Paru. receiuing ad|uertisement of this victorie atchiued in England, foorthwith inuaded Normandie, inducing all the No|bles of the countrie to incline vnto him: for by pub|lishing the captiuitie of king Stephan, it was easie for him to come by the possession of the same.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Moreouer, Dauid king of Scotland entred into Northumberland,

The king of Scots taketh Northumber|land into his possession. Polydor.

The empresse foloweth the victorie.

and by commandement of the em|presse tooke the countrie into his hands, whilest she (like a woman of great wisedome, as she was no lesse indéed) iudging that it stood hir vpon to vse the victorie which fell to hir lot, slept not hir businesse, but went forward, and setting from Glocester, she came to Winchester, where she was honorablie receiued of bishop Henrie, though he was king Stephans brother, and inwardlie lamented the misfortune of the king. Then came she backe againe to Wilton, and so to Oxenford, from thence to Reading, and then to S. Albons, into all which cities and townes she was receiued with great triumph and honour.

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