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Compare 1577 edition: 1 About Wakefield and the parts there adioining, some companie of his freends came to him, whereby his power was increased; but nothing in such num|bers as he looked for. From Wakefield he crossed on the left hand, so to come againe into the high waie, and came to Doncaster,K. Edward commeth to Northamptõ and from thence vnto No|tingham. Here came to him sir William Parre, and sir Iames Harrington, with six hundred men well armed and appointed: also there came to him sir Tho|mas Burgh, Edw. Hall. & sir Thomas Montgomerie with their aids, which caused him at their first comming to make proclamation in his owne name, to wit, of K. Edward the fourth, boldlie affirming to him, that they would serue no man but a king.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Whilest he remained at Notingham, and also before he came there, he sent abroad diuerse of his auaunt courrers to discouer the countrie, and to vn|derstand if there were anie power gathered against him. Some of them that were thus sent, approached to Newarke, and vnderstood that within the towne there, the duke of Excester, the earle of Oxenford, the lord Bardolfe,The duke of Excester and a power a [...] Newarke. and other were lodged with a great power to the number of foure thousand men, which they had assembled in Essex, Norffolke, Suffolke, and in the shires of Cambridge, Huntington, and Lincolne. The duke of Excester, and the earle of Ox|enford, with other the chéefe capteins, aduertised that king Edwards foreriders had béene afore the towne in the euening, supposed verefie that he and his whole armie were comming towards them.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Héerevpon, they not thinking it good to abide longer there, determined with all spéed to dislodge, and so about two of the clocke after midnight they departed from Newarke, leauing some of their peo|ple EEBO page image 681 behind, which either stale awaie from them, and taried of purpose, or could not get awaie so soone as their fellowes. In déed the foreriders that so discoue|red them within the towne of Newarke, aduertised the king thereof in all post hast, who incontinentlie assembled his people, and foorthwith marched tow|ards them: but before he came within thrée miles of the towne, he had knowledge that they were fled and gone from Newarke. Whervpon he returned a|gaine to Notingham, intending to kéepe on his nee|rest waie towards the earle of Warwike, whome he vnderstood to be departed from London, and to be come into Warwikeshire, where & in the countries adioining he was busied in leuieng an armie, with the which he purposed to distresse him.

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