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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 In the same moneth also, sir Richard Wooduile, sir William Chamberleine, sir William Peito, and sir William Storie, with a thousand men, were sent to stuffe the townes in Normandie, which at that time had therof great néed: for the English capteins had small confidence in the Normans, and not too much in some of their own nation. For that harlot briberie, with hir fellow couetousnesse,Two shrewd persuaders. ran so fast abroad with French crownes, that hard was it to remaine vncor|rupted. In this yeare, the Dolphin of France alied with Iohn duke of Alanson, and Iohn duke of Bur|gognie, rebelled against his father king Charles: but in the end, by wise persuasions, and wittie handling of the matter, the knot of that seditious faction was dissolued, and the king with his sonne, and the other confederates openlie and apparantlie pacified. The Englishmen taking aduantage of this domesticall diuision in France, raised an armie, and recouered againe diuerse townes, which had béene surprised from them before, and prepared also to haue recoue|red the citie of Paris, till they hard of the agréement betwixt the father and the sonne, and then they left off that enterprise.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 In Nouember of this yeare, there was such a great frost, Anno Reg. 18. and after that so déepe a snow, that all the ground was couered therwith, and all the diches fro|sen. Which wether put the Englishmen in hope to re|couer againe the towne of Ponthoise, by the French king gotten before,Ponthoise re|couered by the English. by corrupting with monie di|uerse burgesses of the towne. Hervpon the English|men clothed all in white, with Iohn lord Clifford their capteine, came in the night to the diches, passed them without danger by reason of the frost, scaled the walles, slue the watch, and tooke the towne, with ma|nie profitable prisoners. ¶After the regaining of this towne, the lord Richard Beauchampe earle of War|wike died in the castell of Rone, from whence con|ueied into England, he was with solemne ceremo|nies buried at his college of Warwike, in a verie faire and sumptuous sepulchre.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Anno Reg. 19.About the beginning of Lent, the duke of Sum|merset, and the lord Talbot, with other capteins and men of warre to the number of two thousand, which they had assembled in the marches of Normandie to|wards Rone, marching forward towards Picar|die, passed ouer the riuer of Some; and through the towne of Monteruell, came before the fortresse of Folleuile, which the duke besieged, whilest the lord Talbot entered further into the countrie. After that the duke had mounted his great artillerie, E [...]guerant. and began to batter the hold, the capteine within chanced to be slaine with a shot of the same artillerie, & shortlie af|ter, the batterie being still continued, the rest of the men of warre that serued vnder him yéelded the place, in which the duke left a competent garrison of souldiers, which afterwards sore indamaged the countrie.

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