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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 By which meanes, he gathered togither a puissant armie, to the intent by battell (sithens none other waies would serue) at once to make an end of all. So, his armie and all things prepared, he departed out of London the twelfe daie of March, and by ea|sie iournies came to the castell of Pomfret, where he rested, appointing the lord Fitz Walter to kéepe the passage at Ferribridge with a good number of tall m [...]n. King Henrie on the other part, hauing his ar|mie in readinesse, committed the gouernance there|of to the duke of Summerset, the earle of Northum|berland, and the lord Clifford, as men desiring to re|uenge the death of their parents, slaine at the first battell at saint Albons. These capteins leauing king Henrie, his wife, and sonne, for the most safegard within the citie of Yorke, passed the riuer of Wharfe with all their power, intending to stop king Edward of his passage ouer the riuer of Aire.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 And the better to bring that to passe, the lord Clif|ford determined to make a charge vpon them that kept the passage of Ferribridge; and so he departed with his light horssemen from the great armie on the saturdaie before Palmesundaie; and earelie yer his enimies were aware, slue the kéepers and wan the bridge. The lord Fitz Walter hearing the noise, sud|denlie rose out of his bed,The lord Fitz Water slaine. and vnarmed with a pollar in his hand, thinking that it had béene but a fraie a|mongst his men, came downe to appease the same; but yer he knew what the matter meant was slaine, and with him the bastard of Salisburie brother to the earle of Warwike, a valiant yoong gentleman, and of great audacitie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 When the earle of Warwike was informed here|of, like a man desperat, he mounted on his hacknie, and hasted puffing and blowing to king Edward, saieng;

Sir, I praie God haue mercie of their soules, which in the beginning of your enterprise haue lost their liues. And bicause I sée no succors of the world but in God, I remit the vengeance to him our crea|tor and redéemer.
With that he alighted downe, and slue his horse with his sword, saieng; Let him flée that will, for suerlie I will tarrie with him that will tar|rie with me:The earle of Warwike. and kissed the crosse of his sword as it were for a vow to the promise. King Edward, per|ceiuing the courage of his trustie friend the earle of Warwike, made proclamation, that all men which were afraid to fight, should depart: and to all those that tarried the battell, he promised great rewards,A proclama [...]tion. with addition, that anie souldier which voluntarilie would abide, and afterwards either in or before the fight should seeme to flee or turne his backe, then he that could kill him, should haue a great reward and double wages.

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