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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The earles of Penbroke and Wilshire fled, but sir Owen Teuther father to the said earle of Pen|broke (which Owen had married king Henries mo|ther,Owen Teu|ther and other taken and beheaded. as yee haue heard before) with Dauid Floid, Morgan ap Reuther, and diuerse other were taken, and beheaded at Hereford. The quéene neuerthelesse incouraged by hir late victorie, with a multitude of northerne people, marched toward London, inten|ding to vndoo all that had beene ordeined in the last parlement. These northerne people, after they were once passed ouer the riuer of Trent, Whethamsted. spoiled and wa|sted the countrie afore them, in maner as if they had béene in the land of forren enimies. At length, they approched to saint Albons, hearing that the duke of Northfolke, and the earle of Warwike, with other whome the duke of Yorke had left to gouerne the king in his absence, had (by the kings assent) assem|bled a great hoast, and were incamped neere to that towne.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Those northerne lords and other that were with the queene,The northern men enter in|to S. Albons. made forward, and entring into S. Albons, meant to passe through the towne, and so to coape with their enimies; but finding a sort of archers ran|ged néere to the great crosse in the market place, to defend their passage, they were receiued with such a storme of arrowes, which came flieng about their eares as thicke as haile, that they were quicklie re|pell [...]d backe, and with losse driuen to retire in hast vnto the west end of the towne; where, by a lane that leadeth northwards vp to saint Peters stréet, they made their entrie, and had there also a sharpe in|counter against certeine bands of the kings people. But after great slaughter on both parts, they got throughThey passe through it. and vpon the heath that lieth at the north end of the towne, called Barnard heath, they had a farre greater conflict with foure or fiue thousand of the kings armie, that séemed as they had beene auant courrers.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 These gaue the onset so fiercelie at the beginning, that the victorie rested doubtfull a certeine time,The second battell at S. Albons. so that if the easterne and southerne men had conti|nued as they began, the field had beene theirs; but af|ter they had stood to it a pretie while, and perceiued none of their fellowes from the great armie to come and assist them, they began to faint, and turning their backes, fled amaine ouer hedge and ditch,The [...] part [...] through thicke and thin, woods and bushes, séeking so to escape the hands of their cruell enimies that followed them with eger minds, to make slaughter vpon them, namelie, the northern prickers, now in the chace pur|sued most hotlie, and bare downe manie, and more had doone, if the night comming vpon, had not staied them.

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