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Compare 1577 edition: 1 The duke of Bedford furnished with this armie and companie of worthie capteins came to the siege before Laignie, where he made a bridge of boats, and [...]ought his ordinance so néere the towne, that to all people it séemed not long able to resist. But the earle of Dunois, otherwise called the bastard of Orle|ance, with diuerse hardie capteins, as valiantlie de|fended as the Englishmen assaulted. At length the French king, perceiuing this towne to be the thrée cornerd keie betwéene the territories Burgognion, English, and French, and the losse thereof should turne him to irreuocable damage, sent the lord of Rieux, Poiton, the Hire, the lord Gawcourt, and six thousand men, with great plentie of vittels, to the intent either to raise the siege, or else to vittell the towne.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The Frenchmen made a brag, as though they would haue assailed the Englishmen in their campe, but when they perceiued the courage of the lord re|gent, and the desire he had to fight, they framed them|selues so in order of battell, as though they could doo all things, and yet in effect did nothing: but that whi|lest part of them mainteined a skirmish, a sort of rude & rusticall persons were appointed to conueie into the towne thirtie oxen, and other small vittels. But this swéet gaine was déerelie paied for, if the losse with the gaine be pondered in equall balance: for hauing regard to their 30 leane oxen, in the skir|mish were slaine the lord Saintreiles brother to that valiant capteine Poiton de Saintreiles, also cap|teine Iohn brother to the lord Gawcourt, and fiftie other noble and valiant personages.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The Frenchmen thus politiklie hauing doone their feat, in the beginning of August, remooued their ar|mie vnto Fort vnder Yer, where, by a bridge of tuns they passed into the Ile of France. The duke of Bed|ford (like a wise prince) not minding to leaue the more in ieopardie for hope of the lesse, Anno Reg. [...] nor the acci|dent for the substance, raised his siege, and returned to Paris, nothing more minding than to trie his quarrell with dint of sword against the enimies, if they would thereto agrée. And herevpon sent Bed|ford his herald to the lord Gawcourt and other cap|teins of the French armie, offering them battell and a pitched field within a conuenient time, and where they would appoint. The French capteins answered the English herald, that there was time to gaine, and time to lose: and for choise of times they would vse their owne discretions.

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