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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 But this notwithstanding, although there were great companies of people of the countries there a|bouts assembled, yet they came not in sight of the king, but suffered him quietlie to passe; either bicause they were persuaded that he ment (as he in outward words pretended) not to claime anie title to the crowne, but onelie his right to the duchie of Yorke; or else for that they doubted to set vpon him, although his number were farre vnequall to theirs; know|ing that not onelie he himselfe, but also his compa|nie were minded to sell their liues dearlie, before they would shrinke an inch from anie that was to incoun|ter them. It maie be that diuerse of the capteins al|so were corrupted: and although outwardlie they shewed to be against him, yet in heart they bare him right good will, and in no wise minded to hinder him. So forward he marched,K. Edward without inter|ruption pas|seth forward to Yorke. till he came to Yorke, on a monday being the eightéenth day of March.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Before he came to the citie by the space of thrée miles, the recorder of Yorke, whose name was Tho|mas Coniers (one knowne in déed not to beare him anie faithfull good will) came vnto him;Thomas Co|niers recorder of Yorke. & gaue him to vnderstand, that it stood in no wise with his suertie, to presume to approch the citie: for either hée should be kept out by force, or if he did enter, he shuld be in danger to be cast away by his aduersaries that were within. King Edward neuerthelesse, sith he was come thus farre forward, knew well inough there was no going backe for him, but manfullie to procéed forward with his begun iournie, and there|fore kept on his way. And shortlie after there came to him out of the citie, Robert Clifford, and Richard Burgh, who assured him that in the quarell which he pretended to pursue, to wit, for the obteining of his right to the duchie of Yorke, he should not faile but be receiued into the citie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 But immediatlie after came the said Coniers a|gaine, with the like tale and information as he had brought before. And thus king Edward one while put in comfort, and another while discouraged, mar|ched foorth till he came to the gates of the citie, where his people staied;K. Edward commeth to Yorke. whilest he and about sixtéene or se|uentéene other such as he thought méetest, went forth and entred the citie with the said Clifford & Burgh. And (as some write) there was a priest readie to saie masse, in which masse time the king receiued the sa|crament of the communion,He receiueth an oth. & there solemnlie sware to kéepe and obserue two speciall articles: although it was farre vnlike that he minded to obserue either of them: the one was that he should vse the citizens after a gentle and courteous maner: and the other, that he should be faithfull and obedient vnto king Henries commandements.

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