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Compare 1577 edition: 1 The king on this fridaie, verie erlie in the morning, aduanced his standards, and in good order of battell hauing diuided his armie into thrée wards, marched through the plaines of Cotteswold. The daie was ve|rie hot, and hauing in his armie aboue thrée thousand footmen, he trauelled with them and the residue thir|tie miles and more. By all which waie,The painfull march of king Edward with his armie. they could find neither horssemeat, nor mans meat, no not so much as water for their horsses, except one little brooke, of the which they receiued no great reléefe; for what with the horsses and carriages that passed thorough it, the water became so troubled, that it serued them to no vse: and still all that daie king Edward with his ar|mie was within fiue or six miles of his enimies, he in the plaine countrie, and they among the woods.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 King Edward had euer good espials, to aduertise him still what his enimies did, and which waie they tooke. At length he came with all his armie vnto a village called Chiltenham,Chiltenham. like a fiue miles distant from Teukesburie, where he had certeine know|ledge that his enimies were alreadie come to Teu|kesburie, and were incamped there, purposing to a|bide him in that place, and to deliuer him battell. King Edward therevpon made no long delaie, but tooke a little refection himselfe, and caused his people to doo the like, with such prouision of vittels as he had appointed to be conueied foorth with him for the re|léefe of himselfe and his armie. This doone, he set for|ward towards his enimies, and lodged that night in a field not past thrée miles distant from them.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 On the morrow being saturdaie, and fourth of Maie, he drew towards his enimies, and marshalled his armie, diuided into thrée battels in this sort.The ordering of king Ed|wards battell. He put his brother the duke of Glocester in the fore|ward, and himselfe in the midle-ward. The lord Mar|ques, and the lord Hastings led the rere-ward. Heer|with he approached the enimies campe, which was right hard to be assailed, by reason of the deepe dit|ches, hedges, trées, bushes, and cumbersome lanes, wherewith the same was fensed, both a front, and on the sides, so as the king could not well approach them to anie aduantage: and to be the better in a readinesse to beat backe the kings power, when he should come to assault them, they were imbattelled in this order.

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