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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The king likewise assembled people to aid the erle of Penbroke, but before either part receiued succour from his fréend or partaker, both the armies met by chance in a faire plaine, néere to a towne called Hedgecote, foure miles distant from Banberie,Hedgecote. Bãberie field. where there are thrée hilles, not in equall quantitie, but lieng in maner (although not fullie) triangle. The Welshmen got first the west hill, hoping to haue recouered the east hill also, which if they might haue obteined, the victorie had beene theirs, as their foolish prophesiers told them before. These northerne men incamped on the south hill; the earle of Penbroke and the lord Stafford of Southwike were lodged in Banberie, the daie before the field, which was saint Iames daie, and there the earle of Penbroke put the lord Stafford out of an Inne,Discord what it bréedeth. wherein he delighted much to be, for the loue of a damosell that dwelled in the house: and yet it was agréed betwixt them, that which of them soeuer obteined first a lodging, should not be displaced.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The lord Stafford in great despite departed with his whole band of archers, leauing the earle of Pen|broke almost desolate in the towne, who with all dili|gence returned to his host, lieng in the field vnpur|ueied of archers. Sir Henrie Neuill, sonne to the lord Latimer, tooke with him certeine light horssemen, and skirmished with the Welshmen in the euening, iust before their campe, where dooing right valiant|lie, but a little too hardilie aduenturing himselfe, was taken and yeelded, and yet cruellie slaine. Which vn|mercifull act the Welshmen sore rued the next day yer night: for the northerne men sore displeased for the death of this noble man, in the next morning va|liantlie set on the Welshmen, and by force of archers caused them quicklie to descend the hill, into the val|lie, where both the hoasts fought.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The earle of Penbroke did right valiantlie,The valiant manhood of sir Richard Herbert. and so likewise did his brother sir Richard Herbert, in so much that with his polax in his hand, he twise by fine force passed thorough the battell of his aduersa|ries, and without anie hurt or mortall wound retur|ned. But sée the hap, euen as the Welshmen were at point to haue obteined the victorie, Iohn Clap|pam esquier, seruant to the earle of Warwike,Iohn Clap|pam. mounted vp the side of the east hill, accompanied EEBO page image 673 onelie with fiue hundred men, gathered of the ras|cals of the towne of Northampton, and other villa|ges about, hauing borne before them the standard of the earle of Warwike, with the white beare, crieng; A Warwike, a Warwike.

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