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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 This sore conflict indured in doubtfull wise on the bridge, till nine of the clocke in the morning: for som|time, the Londoners were beaten backe to saint Magnus corner: and suddenlie againe, the rebels were repelled to the stoops in Southwarke, so that both parts being faint and wearie, agréed to leaue off from fighting till the next daie; vpon condition, that neither Londoners should passe into Southwarke,A staie by assent. nor Kentishmen into London. Upon this absti|nence, this rakehell capteine for making him more friends, brake vp the gailes of the kings Bench and Marshalsie, and so were manie mates set at libertie verie méet for his matters in hand.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The archbishop of Canturburie being chancellor of England, and as then for his suertie lieng within the Tower, called to him the bishop of Winchester, who for some safegard laie then at Haliwell. These two prelats, séeing the furie of the Kentish people, by their late repulse, to be somewhat asswaged, passed by the riuer of Thames from the Tower into South|warke, bringing with them vnder the kings great seale, a generall pardon vnto all the offendors, and caused the same to be openlie published. The poore people were so glad of this pardon, and so readie to receiue it,Proclamatiõ of pardon dis|persed the re|bels. that without bidding farewell to their cap|teine, they withdrew themselues the same night e|uerie man towards his home.

¶But Iacke Cade despairing of succours, and fea|ring the reward of his lewd dealings, Abr. Fl. ex I. S. pag. 661, 662. in Quart. put all his pil|lage and goods that he had robbed, into a barge, and sent it to Rochester by water, and himselfe went by land, and would haue entred into the castle of Quin|borow with a few men that were left about him; but he was there let of his purpose: wherefore he disgui|sed in strange attire, priuilie fled into the wood coun|trie beside Lewes in Sussex, hoping so to scape. The capteine & his people being thus departed, not long after proclamations were made in diuerse places of Kent, Sussex, and Southerie, that whosoeuer could take the foresaid capteine aliue or dead, should haue a thousand markes for his trauell. A copie of which proclamation, touching the apprehension of the said Cade and his complices, hereafter followeth.

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