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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 In déed, as he was brother in law to the one, so was he of kin to the other, as by his grandmother being daughter to Iohn of Gant duke of Lancaster. W. Fleetwood. When therefore all king Edwards furniture and prouision for his iournie were once readie, hauing now with him about two thousand able men of warre, beside mariners, he entered into the ships with them, in the hauen before Flishing in Zeland, vpon the second day of March: and bicause the wind fell not good for his purpose, he taried still aboord for the space of nine dais, before it turned méet for his iournie. But after that the wind once came about (as he wisht) the sails were hoissed vp on the 11 of March being monday, & forward they sailed,He arriueth on the coast of Norffolke. directing their course streight ouer towards the coast of Norffolke. On the next day being tuesday, & the twelfe of March, toward the euening, they road before Cromer, where the king sent to land sir Robert Chamberleine, with sir Gil|bert Debenham knights, and diuerse other, to the end they might discouer the countrie, and vnder|stand how the people within the land were bent to|wards him, especiallie those countries there next adioining.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Anno Reg. 11. The earle of Oxford.Upon their returne, he vnderstood that there was no suertie for him to land in those parties, by reason of the good order which the earle of Warwike, and the earle of Oxford especiallie had taken in that coun|trie to resist him: for not onelie the duke of Norf|folke, but all other the gentlemen (whome the earle of Warwike had in anie suspicion) were by letters of priuie seale sent for, and either committed to safe kéeping about London, or else inforced to find suer|tie for their loiall demeanor towards king Henrie: yet those knights and other that were thus sent foorth to make inquirie, were well receiued of their frends, and had good cheare. But after the king perceiued by their report, how things stood thereabouts, he caused his ships to make course towards the north parts.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The same night folowing, a great storme of winds and weather rose, sore troubling the seas, and conti|nued till the fourtéenth day of that moneth being thursday,He arriueth at the head of Humber. on the which day with great danger, by rea|son of the tempestuous rage and torment of the trou|bled seas, he arriued at the head of Humber, where the other ships were scattered from him, each one se|uered from other; so that of necessitie they were dri|uen to land in sunder where they best might, for doubt to be cast awaie in that perillous tempest. The king with the lord Hastings his chamberleine, and other to the number of fiue hundred men being in one ship,He landeth at Rauenspurgh landed within Humber on Holdernesse side, at a place called Rauenspurgh, euen in the same place where Henrie erle of Derbie, after called king Henrie the fourth landed, when he came to depriue king Richard the second of the crowne, and to vsurpe it to himselfe.

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