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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 This deadlie conflict continued ten houres in doubtfull state of victorie, vncerteinlie heauing and setting on both sides; but in the end, king Edward so couragiouslie comforted his men, that the other part was discomfited and ouercome,King Henries part discomfi|ted. who like men a|mazed, fled toward Tadcaster bridge to saue them|selues, where in the mid waie is a little brooke cal|led Cocke, not verie broad, but of a great déepenesse, in which,Cocke or ri|uer. what for hast to escape, and what for feare of their followers, a great number was drowned there. It was reported, that men aliue passed the riuer vp|on dead carcasses, and that the great riuer of Wharfe whereinto that brooke dooth run, and of all the water comming from Towton, was coloured with bloud.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The chase continued all night, and the most part of the next daie, and euer the northerne men (as they saw anie aduantage) returned againe, and fought with their enimies, to the great losse of both parts. For in these two daies were slaine (as they that knew it wrote) on both parts six and thirtie thousand seuen hundred thréescore & sixteene persons,The number slaine in bat|tel of Saxtõ, otherwise cal|led Palme|sun [...]aie field. all En|glishmen and of one nation, whereof the chiefe were the earles of Northumberland and Westmerland, the lord Dacres, and the lord Welles, sir Iohn Ne|uill, Andrew Trollop, Robert Horne, and manie o|ther knights and esquiers, and the earle of Deuon|shire was taken prisoner, but the dukes of Sum|merset and Excester fled from the field and saued themselues.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 After this great victorie, king Edward rode to Yorke, where he was with all solemnitie receiued; and first he caused the heads of his father, the earle of Salisburie, and other his freends, to be taken from the gates, and to be buried with their bodies: and there he caused the earle of Deuonshire, and thrée o|ther to be beheaded, and set their heads in the same place.King Henrie withdraweth to Berwike, & from thence into Scot|land. King Henrie, after he heard of the irrecouer|able losse of his armie, departed incontinentlie with his wife and sonne to the towne of Berwike, and lea|uing the duke of Summerset there, went into Scot|land, and comming to the king of Scots, required of him and his councell, aid, and comfort.

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