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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 After this proclamation ended, the lord Faucon|bridge, sir Walter Blunt, Robert Horne with the fore-ward, passed the riuer at Castelford, three miles from Ferribridge, intending to haue inuironed the lord Clifford and his companie. But they being ther|of aduertised, departed in great hast toward king Henries armie; yet they met with some that they loo|ked not for, & were so trapt yer they were aware. For the lord Clifford, either for heat or paine, putting off his gorget, suddenlie with an arrow (as some saie) without an head, was striken into the throte,The lord Clifford [...]. and im|mediatlie rendred his spirit; and the earle of West|merlands brother, and all his companie almost were there slaine, at a place called Dintingdale,Dintingdale not far from Towton. This end had the lord Clifford, which slue the earle of Rutland kneeling on his knees,Crueltie paid with sudden mischiefe. whose yoong sonne Thomas Clifford was brought vp with a sheepheard in poore habit, euer in feare to be knowne, till king Henrie the seuenth obteined the crowne, by whom he was restored to his name and possessions.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 When this conflict was ended at Ferribridge, the lord Fauconbridge, hauing the fore-ward,The lord Faucon|bridge. bicause the duke of Norffolke was fallen sicke, valiantlie vp|on Palmesundaie in the twilight set foorth his armie and came to Saxton,Saxton. Whethamsted saith, that K. Hẽries powe [...] excéeded in number king Edwards [...] twentie thou|sand men. where he might apparantlie be|hold the host of his aduersaries, which were accomp|ted thréescore thousand men, and thereof aduertised king Edward, whose whole armie amounted to eight and fortie thousand six hundred and thréescore per|sons: which incontinentlie with the earle of War|wike set forward, leauing the rere-ward vnder the gouernance of sir Iohn Wenlocke, sir Iohn Din|ham, and other. And first of all,An heauie proclamatiõ. he made proclamati|on, that no prisoner should be taken. So the same daie about nine of the clocke, which was the nine and twentith daie of March, being Palmesundaie,Palmesun|daie field both the hostes approched in a faire plaine field, betweene Towton and Saxton.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 When ech part perceiued other, they made a great shout; and at the same instant there fell a small sléete or snow, which by violenee of the wind that blew a|gainst them, was driuen into the faces of king Hen|ries armies, so that their sight was somewhat dim|med. The lord Fauconbridge, leading K. Edwards fore-ward, caused euerie archer vnder his stan|dard to shoot one flight (which before he caused them to prouide) and then made them to stand still. The northerne men feeling the shot, but by reason of the sléet, not well viewing the distance betweene them and their enimies, like forward men shot their theafe arrowes as fast as they might: but all to losse, for they came short of the southerne men by thréescore yards.

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