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Compare 1577 edition: 1 The earle of Warwike, vnderstanding that his enimie the duke of Burgognie had receiued king Edward, and meant to aid him for recouerie of the kingdome, he first sent ouer to Calis foure hundred archers on horsse backe to make warre on the dukes countries; and further, prepared foure thousand vali|ant men to go ouer shortlie, that the duke might haue his hands euen full of trouble at home. And where ye haue heard that the erle of Warwike was kept out of Calis at his fléeing out of England into France, ye shall note that within a quarter of an houre after it was knowne that he was returned into England; and had chased king Edward out of the realme; not onelie monsieur de Uaucléere, but also all other of the garrison & towne shewed them|selues to be his fréends;The ragged staffe. so that the ragged staffe was taken vp and worne in euerie mans cap, some ware if of gold enameled, some of siluer; and he that could haue it neither of gold nor siluer, had it of whitish silke or cloth: such wauering minds haue the com|mon people, bending like a reed with euerie wind that bloweth.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The duke of Burgognie, hauing an armie readie at the same time to inuade the frontiers of France, to recouer the townes of saint Quinti [...]es and Ami|ens, latelie by the French king taken from him, doubted to be hindered greatlie by the Englishmen, if he should be constreined to haue warre with them: for the duke of Burgognie held not onlie at that sea|son Flanders, but also Bulleine, and Bullennois, and all Artois, so that he was thereby in danger to receiue harme out of Calis on ech side.The duke of Burgognie sendeth am|bassadors to Calis. Therefore he sent ambassadors thither, which did so much with the councell there, that the league was newlie confir|med betwixt the realme of England and the dukes countries; onelie the name of Henrie put in the wri|ting in stéed of Edward. This matter hindered sore the sute of king Edward, dailie suing to the duke for aid at his hands, the more earnestlie indéed, bicause of such promises as by letters were made vnto him out of England, from his assured fréends there.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 But duke Charles would not consent openlie to aid king Edward;14 [...]1 He asketh K Edward vn|der hand. but yet secretlie vnder hand by o|thers he lent vnto him fiftie thousand florens of the EEBO page image 679 crosse of S. Andrew, and further caused foure great ships to be appointed for him in the hauen of de Uéere, otherwise called Camphire in Zeland, which in those daies was free for all men to come vnto, and the duke hired for him fouretéene ships of the Easter|lings well appointed, & for the more suertie tooke a bond of them to serue him trulie, till he were landed in England, and fifteene daies after. The Easter|lings were glad of this iournie, trusting if he got a|gaine the possession of England, they should the soo|ner come to a peace, and obteine restitution of their liberties and franchises, which they claimed of former time to haue within this realme. The duke of Bur|gognie cared not much, on whose side the victorie fell, sauing for paiment of his monie: for he would oft saie, that he was fréend to both parties, and either part was fréendlie to him.

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