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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 This doone, the duke followed the lord Talbot, who was alreadie entered a good waie within the coun|trie of Santhois, and now ioining their powers to|gither, they came to a fortresse called Lihons in Santhois, which was also rendered vnto them, after they had burnt the church; which the countrie people kept against them, and would not yeeld it, till they were fired out, burnt, and slaine; to the number of thrée hundred. After the fortresse was deliuered into their hands by composition, the duke with his power laie there about ten daies, sending diuerse troops of his men of warre abroad into the countrie, which spoiled the same, tooke the fortresse of Herbonneres, and the lord thereof within it, who for his ransome, and to haue his subiects and house saued from spoile and fire, compounded with his takers for a thousand saluz of gold, which he paid to them. Finallie, after the duke of Summerset, and the lord Talbot with their power, had laine in Lihons about ten daies, they departed from thence, and returned into Nor|mandie, without anie impeachment.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 After the death of the earle of Warwike, the duke of Yorke was againe made regent of France,The duke of Yorke againe made regent of France. which accompanied with the earle of Oxenford, the lord Bourchier called earle of Ewe, sir Iames of Or|mond, the lord Clinton, sir Richard Wooduile, & di|uerse other noble men, sailed into Normandie. Be|fore whose ariuall, the French king sore gréeued with the taking of the towne of Ponthoise, assembled a great armie,Ponthoise besieged by the French king, but va|liantlie defen|ded. and besieged the said towne himselfe in person, inuironing it with bastiles, trenches, and dit|ches, beating the walles and bulworks with shot of great ordinance, and giuing therevnto diuerse great and fierce assaults. But Iohn lord Clifford, like a va|liant capteine, defended the towne so manfullie, that the Frenchmen rather lost than woone.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The duke of Yorke at his landing receiued true aduertisement of this siege, wherevpon he sent for the lord Talbot, and a great number of soldiers, and so came neere to the towne of Ponthoise, and there incamped himselfe; who therewith sent word to the French king, that thither he was come to giue him battell, if he would come out of his strength and ba|stiles. But the French king by aduise of his coun|cell, determined not to venture his person with men of so base degrée, but meant to kéepe his ground, bidding the lord regent to enter at his perill, and in the meane season did what he could to stop the pas|sage of the riuer of Oise, so that no vittels should be brought to the English armie by that waie, in hope so to cause them to recule backe.

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