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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 Hervpon remoued they towards Barnet, a towne standing in the midwaie betwixt London and saint Albons aloft on a hill; at the end whereof towards saint Albons there is a faire plaine for two armies to meet vpon,Gladmore heath. named Gladmore heath. On the fur|ther side of which plaine towards saint Albons the earle pight his campe. King Edward on the other part, being furnished with a mightie armie (hauing ioined to that power which he brought with him cer|teine new supplies) vpon Easter euen the thirteenth of Aprill in the after noone marched foorth, hauing his said armie diuided into foure battels. He tooke with him king Henrie,The ordering of the kings armie. and came that euening vnto Bar|net, ten small miles distant from London; in which towne his foreriders finding certeine of the earle of Warwikes foreriders, beat them out, & chased them somewhat further than halfe a mile from the towne, where, by an hedge side they found readie assembled a great number of the earle of Warwiks people.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The king after this comming to Barnet, would not suffer a man to remaine in the towne (that were of his host) but commanded them all to the field, and with them drew toward his enimies, and lodged with his armie more neere to them than he was a|ware of,K. Edward lodged before his enimies. by reason it was darke, so as he could not well discerne where they were incamped, fortifieng the field the best he could for feare of some sudden in|uasion. He tooke his ground not so euen afore them as he would haue doone, if he might haue discouered the place where they had lien; and by reason thereof he incamped somewhat aside slips of them, causing his people to kéepe as much silence as was possible, [least making anie noise with the busseling of their armour and weapons or otherwise with their toongs, the enimie might haue come to some knowledge of the kings priuie purpose, and so by preuention haue disappointed his policie by some prouident deuise; which bicause they wanted for the present time, it tur|ned to their disaduantage; after the old prouerbe:

Nescit prodesse qui nescit prouidus esse.]

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Artillerie.They had great artillerie on both parts, but the earle was better furnished therewith than the king, and therefore in the night time they shot off from his campe in maner continuallie; but dooing little hurt to the kings people, still ouershooting them, by reason they laie much néerer than the earle or anie of his men did estéeme. And such silence was kept in the kings campe that no noise bewraied them where they laie. For to the end it should not be knowne to the enimies, how neere the king with his armie was lodged vnto them, the king would not suffer anie of his gunnes in all that night to be shot off,A good policie. least there|by they might haue gessed the ground, and so leuelled their artillerie to his annoiance.

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