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Compare 1577 edition: 1 When the daie was closed, those that were about the king (in number a twentie thousand) hearing how euill their fellowes had sped, began vtterlie to despaire of the victorie, and so fell without anie long tarriance to running awaie. By reason whereof, the nobles that were about the king, perceiuing how the game went, and withall saw no comfort in the king, but rather a good will and affection towards the con|trarie part, they withdrew also, leauing the king ac|companied with the lord Bonneuille, & sir Thomas Kiriell of Kent; which vpon assurance of the kings promise, tarried still with him, and fled not. But their trust deceiued them, for at the queenes departing from saint Albons, they were both beheaded; though contrarie to the mind and promise of hir husband. Sir Thomas Thorp, baron of the escheker, was also beheaded the same daie, at Highgate, by the com|mons of Kent.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Such was the successe of this second battell fought at S. Albons, vpon Shrouetuesdaie, the seuentéenth of Februarie, in which were slaine thrée and twentie hundred men, of whom no noble man is remembred,1916, as Iohn Stow noteth Sir Iohn Graie slain [...]. saue sir Iohn Graie, which the same daie was made knight, with twelue other, at the village of Colneie. Now after that the noble men and other were fled, and the king left in maner alone without anie pow|er of men to gard his person, he was counselled by an esquier called Thomas Hoo, a man well langua|ged, and well seene in the lawes, to send some conue|nient messenger to the northerne lords, aduertising them, that he would now gladlie come vnto them (whome he knew to be his verie fréends, and had as|sembled themselues togither for his seruice) to the end he might remaine with them, as before he had remained vnder the gouernement of the southerne lords.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 According to the aduise and counsell of this es|quier, the king thought it good to send vnto them, and withall appointed the same esquier to beare the mes|sage,Thomas [...] esquier sent to the nor|therne lord [...] who first went and declared the same vnto the earle of Northumberland, and returning backe to the king, brought certeine lords with him, who con|ueied the king first vnto the lord Cliffords tent, that stood next to the place where the kings people had in|camped. This done, they went and brought the quéene and hir sonne prince Edward vnto his presence, whome he ioifullie receiued, imbracing and kissing them in most louing wife, and yeelding hartie thanks to almightie God, whome it had pleased thus to strengthen the forces of the northerne men to restore his déerelie belooued and onelie sonne againe into his possession. Edw. Hall Thus was the quéene fortunate in hir two battels, but vnfortunate was the king in all his enterprises: for where his person was present, the victorie still fled from him to the contrarie part. The quéene caused the king to dub hir sonne prince Ed|ward knight, with thirtie other persons,Prince Ed|ward [...] knight. which the day before fought on hir side against his part.

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