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Compare 1577 edition: 1 This doone, they went to the abbeie, where of the abbat and moonks they were receiued with hymnes and songs, and so brought to the high altar, and after to the shrine, and so to the chamber in which the king was woont to lodge. The abbat made sute that or|der might be taken to restreine the northerne men from spoiling the towne: and proclamation indéed was made to that effect, but it auailed not: for they EEBO page image 661 mainteined, that the spoile of things was granted them by couenant, after they were once passed ouer the riuer of Trent: and so not regarding anie pro|clamation or other commandement, they spared no|thing that they could laie hands vpon,

The northern [...]en spoile the towne of saint [...].

The queéne s [...]ndeth to the m [...]ior of Lon|do [...] for vit|tels.

if the same were meet for them to carie awaie. The queene, ha|uing thus got the victorie, sent to the maior of Lon|don, commanding him without delaie to send cer|teine carts, laden with Lenton vittels, for the re|freshing of hir and hir armie. The maior incontinent|lie caused carts to be laden, and would haue sent them forward; but the commons of the citie would not suffer them to passe,Uittels sent by the maior, and staid by the commons. but staied them at Criple|gate, notwithstanding the maior did what he could by gentle persuasions to quiet them.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 During which controuersie, diuerse of the nor|therne horssemen, came and robbed in the suburbs of the citie, and would haue entred at Criplegate; but they were repelled by the commoners, and three of them slaine. Wherevpon, the maior sent the recorder to Barnet to the kings councell there, to excuse the matter; and the duches of Bedford, the ladie Scales, with diuerse fathers of the spiritualtie, went to the quéene, to asswage hir displeasure conceiued against the citie. The queene at this humble request, by ad|uise of hir councell, appointed certeine lords and knights, with foure hundred tall persons, to ride to the citie, and there to view and sée the demeanor and disposition of the people: and diuerse aldermen were appointed to méet them at Barnet, and to conueie them to London. But what man purposeth, God dis|poseth. All these deuises were shortlie altered to an|other forme, bicause true report came not onelie to the queene, but also to the citie; that the earle of March, hauing vanquished the earles of Penbroke and Wilshire, had met with the earle of Warwike (after this last battell at saint Albons) at Chipping Norton by Cotsold; and that they with both their powers were cõming toward London. The queene hauing little trust in Essex,The quéene returneth northward. and lesse in Kent, but least of all in London, with hir husband and sonne, departed from saint Albons, into the north countrie, where the foundation of hir aid and refuge onelie rested.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The duches of Yorke, séeing hir husband and sonne slaine, and not knowing what should succéed of hir eldest sonnes chance, sent hir two yonger sonnes, George and Richard, ouer the sea, to the citie of U|trecht in Almaine, where they were of Philip duke of Burgognie well receiued; and so remained there, till their brother Edward had got the crowne and go|uernement of the realme. The earles of March and Warwike, hauing perfect knowlege that the king & queene, with their adherents, were departed from S. Albons, rode straight to London, entring there with a great number of men of warre, the first weeke of Lent. Whose cõming thither was no sooner knowne, but that the people resorted out of Kent,The great hop [...] of the people concei|ued of the erle o [...] March. Essex, and other the counties adioining, in great numbers, to sée, aid, and comfort this lustie prince and flower of chiualrie, in whome the hope of their ioy and trust of their quietnesse onelie consisted.

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