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Compare 1577 edition: 1 On the morrow, hearing no certeintie of their comming forward, he marched to Malmesburie, still seeking to incounter them: but heere he had know|ledge, that they hauing changed their purpose, meant not to giue him battell; and therefore were turned aside, and gone to Bristow, where they were receiued, reléeued, and well refreshed by such as fa|uoured their cause, as well with vittels, men, and mo|nie, as good store of artillerie. Wherevpon they were so incouraged, that the thursdaie after they tooke the field againe, purposing to giue king Edward battell indéed; and for the same intent had sent their foreri|ders to a towne, distant from Bristow nine miles, called Sudburie, appointing a ground for their field,Sudburie hill. a mile from the same towne, toward the kings campe, called Sudburie hill.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The king heereof aduertised, the same thursdaie, being the first of Maie, with his armie faire ranged in order of battell, came towards the place by them appointed for their field: but they came not there. For hearing that king Edward did thus approach, vpon a new change of resolution, they left that waie: albeit some of their herbingers were come as farre as Sudburie towne, and there surprised fiue or six of the kings partie, which were rashlie entred that towne, attending onelie to prouide lodgings for their mai|sters. The lords thus hauing eftsoones changed their purpose, not meaning as yet to fight with the king, directed their waie streight towards Berkelie, tra|uelling all that night. From Berkelie they marched forward towards Glocester.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The king in the meane time, on the thursdaie in the after noone, came to the same ground called Sudburie hill, and there staied a certeine space, send|ing foorth scowriers, to hearken what they might vn|derstand of the enimies, whome he tooke to be some|where at hand. But when he could not heare anie cer|teintie of them, he aduanced forward, lodging his vant-gard in a vallie beyond the hill, towards the towne of Sudburie, and laie himselfe (with the resi|due of his people) at the same place, called Sudburie hill. About thrée of the clocke after midnight, he was EEBO page image 687 aduertised, that his enimies had taken their waie by Berkeleie, towards Glocester. Héerevpon, taking aduise of his councell what was best to doo, he was counselled to send some of his seruants with all spéed vnto Glocester, to Richard Beauchampe, sonne and heire to the lord Beauchampe of Powike, to whome he had (before this present) committed the rule and custodie of the towne and castell of Glocester.

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