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Compare 1577 edition: 1 When these newes were brought to the earle, he then kept house in Uannes, and incontinent dispat|ched againe Christopher Urswike vnto Charles the French king, requiring him that he and his might safelie passe into France. Which desire being obtei|ned, the messenger shortlie returned to his lord and prince. The earle, well perceiuing that it was expe|dient and necessarie, with all spéed and diligence to looke to this weightie matter, calling verie few to counsell, he made inquirie and search of all secret & by-waies, & sent before all his noble men, as though for a certeine familiaritie and kindnesse they should visit and comfort the duke, which then (for recreation and change of aire) laie on the borders and confines of France.The earle of Penbroke cõ|ductor of the earle of Rich|monds com|panie. And secretlie he gaue charge to the earle of Penbroke, which was the leader and conductor of his companie, that when they approched the marches and limits of Britaine, they should diuert and take the next waie into France.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The noble men somewhat suspicious of things newlie imagined, without any tarieng, scowring the waies as fast as their horsses could runne, came out of the duchie of Britaine into the duchie of Aniou in the dominion of France, where they taried the erles comming, which two daies after departed out of Uannes,The earles small traine for a policie. onelie accompanied with flue seruitors, as though he had gone secretlie to visit a familiar friend of his, in a small village adioining. No man suspec|ted that he would depart, considering that a great multitude of Englishmen were left and continued in the citie. But after that he had passed directlie fiue miles forward, he suddenlie turned into a solitarie wood next adioining, where clothing himselfe in the simple coat of his poore seruant, made and appointed his said minister leader and maister of his small com|panie,The earle ap|parelled like a page attẽdeth vpõ one of his men as his maister. & he as an humble page diligentlie followed and serued his counterfeit gouernor, neither resting nor refreshing themselues, except the baiting of their horsses, till they by waies vnknowne, now this way, now turning that way, came to their companie a|biding them in Angiers.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The fourth day after the earle of Richmond was thus departed, that craftie merchant Peter Lan|doise, thirsting still after his preie promised by king Richard, was readie to set forward his crew of soul|diers, which he priuilie had consigned, with certeine trustie capteins for that onelie purpose appointed and elected, to performe and atchiue his pretended enter|prise; dissembling and feining them to be conducted and hired by him to serue the earle of Richmond, and him to conduct in his returne toward his natiue countrie: meaning no other thing but to apprehend him, and the other noble men in his retinue, which no such fraud suspected, nor yet anie treason imagined, vnware and vnprouided, and destitute of all aid, and them to cast and commit suddenlie into continuall captiuitie and bondage, to the intent that by this his wretched and naughtie act, he might satisfie the cha|ritable request and louing desire of good king Ri|chard, more for his owne profit than king Richards gaine.

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