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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The new French king being come from Reimes to Dampmartine, studieng how to compasse them of Paris, was halfe abashed at this message. But yet to set a good countenance on the matter, he answe|red the herald, that he would sooner séeke his maister, than his maister should néed to pursue him. The duke of Bedford hearing this answer, marched toward the king, and pitched his field in a strong place. The French king though at the first he meant to haue a|bidden battell; yet when he vnderstood that the duke was equall to him in number of people, he changed his purpose, and turned with his armie a little out of the waie. The duke of Bedford, perceiuing his faint courage, followed him by the hils and dales, till he came to a town not far from Senlis, where he found the French king and his armie lodged; wherefore he ordered his battels like an expert cheefteine in mar|tiall science, setting the archers before, and himselfe with the noblemen in the maine battell, and put the Normans on both sides for wings. The French king also ordered his battels with the aduise of his capteins.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Thus these two armies laie two daies and two nights either in sight of other, without anie great dooing, except a few skirmishes, wherein the dukes light horssemen did verie valiantlie. At length in the dead of the night (as priuilie as might be) the French king brake vp his campe,The French armie fled in the night. Boheme. and fled to Braie. The duke of Bedford had much adoo to staie his people in the morning from pursuit of the French armie: but for that he mistrusted the Parisiens, he would not de|part farre from that citie, and so returned thither a|gaine. ¶ In this season pope Martin the fift of that name, meaning to subdue the Bohemers that dis|sented from the church of Rome in matters of reli|gion, appointed Henrie Beaufort Bishop of Win|chester & cardinall of saint Eusebie, to be his legat in an armie that should inuade the kingdome of Boheme, and to bring a power of men with him out of England. And because the warre touched reli|gion, he licenced the cardinall to take the tenth part of euerie spirituall dignitie, benefice, and promo|tion.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 This matter was opened in the parlement house, and assented to: wherevpon the bishop gathered the monie, and assembled foure thousand men & aboue, not without great grudge of the people, which dailie were with tallages and aids wearied and sore burde|ned. As this bishop was come to Douer readie to passe the seas ouer into Flanders, the duke of Glo|cester hauing receiued letters from the duke of Bed|ford, conteining an earnest request to reléeue him with some spéedie aid of men of warre, was con|streined to write vnto the bishop of Winchester, willing him in time of such néed, when all stood vpon losse or gaine, to passe with all his armie toward the duke of Bedford, to assist him against his aduersa|ries; which thing doone, and to his honour atchiued, he might performe his iournie against the vngratious Bohemers. The cardinall (though not well conten|ted with this countermand) yet least he should run into the note of infamie, if he refused to aid the re|gent of France in so great a cause, passed ouer with his power, and brought the same vnto his coosine to the citie of Paris.

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