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Compare 1577 edition: 1 In this fourtéenth yeare, the duke of Burgognie determined by the aduise of his councell, to attempt the winning of Calis. The prouision was woonde|rous great which was made for the atchiuing of this enterprise: whereof sir Iohn Ratcliffe,The duke of Burgonie pre+pareth an ar|mie against Calis. deputie of the towne of Calis, hauing perfect intelligence, ad|uertised king Henrie, and his councell, who inconti|nentlie sent thither the earle of Mortaigne, sonne to the duke of Summerset, and the lord Camois, with fifteene hundred men, and great foison of vittels, that issued out of Calis, and came before Grauelin, where they were incountered with a great number of Fle|mings, who were shortlie discomfited, foure hundred of them slaine, and six score taken prisoners. Within two daies after, the Englishmen draue by fine force the lords of Warren and Bado to the barriers of Ard, and discomfited their whole companie, to the number of fiftéene hundred, slue seauen valiant cap|teins, and tooke manie gentlemen prisoners.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The duke of Burgognie, remaining still in his former purpose, assembled togither, of Flemings, Picards, Hollanders, and Heneweirs, a great ar|mie, to the number of fortie thousand, so well armed,The duke of Burgognie with fortie thousand mẽ. so well vitteled, so well furnished with ordinance, and garnished in all things, that they thought and bla|zed amongst themselues, that the Calisians would leaue their towne desolate, and flee for their safegard, hearing onelie of the dukes approch: but they recko|ned without their host; and so paid a déerer shot than they looked for. Now when this mightie armie was past the water of Grauelin, the duke intending to begin his feats, assaulted the little poore castell of Oie, which hauing in it but fiftie souldiers, whereof twelue sold their liues deerelie; the remnant (com|pelled by necessitie) yéelded themselues to the dukes EEBO page image 614 mercie. Which to please the Gantois (being of num|ber most puissant in all the armie) liberallie gaue to them, both the castell and prisoners, who (rude & cruell people) not onelie raced the castell, but also hanged nine and twentie of the captiues, and had so doone with the residue, if the duke, offended at their cruel|tie, had not willed a staie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 After this feat doone, the Picards besieged the ca|stell of Marke, & gaue thrée assaults to it. The Eng|lishmen within, being in number two hundred and six, vnder the gouernement of their capteine sir Iohn Gedding, valiantlie defended the place; vntill at length, despairing of succours, they yéelded them|selues (their liues & lims saued.) The castell of Marke being thus deliuered, was raced to the ground. Then the duke, accompanied with the duke of Cleues, the earle of Estampes, the lords of Dantoing, Croie, Crisquie,Calis besie|ged by the duke of Bur|gognie. Humiers, and manie other barons and knights, with his great armie, came before Calis, & placed his siege about the same, most to his aduan|tage: he gaue thrée assaults, and gained nothing by them, but constreined to kéepe them further off. At the first assault, the Hire which was come to sée the duke of Burgognie, was sore wounded and hurt. A cooling card it was also vnto them, still to sée ships arriued in the hauen out of England, openlie before their faces, laden with vittels, munition and men.

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