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Compare 1577 edition: 1 The [...]reame [...] king Ri|chard the third foretel|ling him of his end.The same went, that he had the same night a dreadfull and terrible dreame: for it séemed to him being asleepe, that he did see diuerse images like ter|rible diuels, which pulled and haled him, not suffering him to take anie quiet or rest. The which strange vi|sion not so suddenlie strake his heart with a sudden feare, but it stuffed his head and troubled his mind with manie busie and dreadfull imaginations. For incontinent after, his heart being almost damped, he prognosticated before the doubtfull chance of the bat|tell to come; not vsing the alacritie and mirth of mind and countenance as he was accustomed to doo before he came toward the battell. And least that it might be suspected that he was abashed for feare of his enimies, and for that cause looked so pitiouslie; he recited and declared to his familiar fréends in the morning his wonderfull vision and fearefull dreame.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 But I thinke this was no dreame, but a punction and pricke of his sinfull conscience: for the conscience is so much more charged and aggreeued, as the of|fense is greater & more heinous in degrée. [So that king Richard, by this reckoning, must needs haue a woonderfull troubled mind, because the déeds that he had doone, as they were heinous and vnnaturall, so did they excite and stirre vp extraordinarie motions of trouble and vexations in his conscience.] Which sting of conscience, although it strike not alwaie; yet at the last daie of extreame life, it is woont to shew and represent to vs our faults and offenses, and the paines and punishments which hang ouer our heads for the committing of the same, to the intent that at that instant, we for our deserts being penitent and repentant, maie be compelled (lamenting and be|wailing our sinnes like forsakers of this world) io|cund to depart out of this mischeefe life.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Now to returne againe to our purpose.King Richard bringeth all his men into the plaine. The next daie after, king Richard being furnished with men & all ablements of warre, bringing all his men out of their campe into the plaine, ordered his fore-ward in a maruellous length, in which he appointed both hors|men and footmen, to the intent to imprint in the hearts of them that looked a farre off, a sudden ter|ror and deadlie feare, for the great multitude of the armed souldiers: and in the fore-front he placed the archers like a strong fortified trench or bulworke. O|uer this battell was capteine,The duke of Norffolke and the earle of Surrie on K. Richards side. Iohn duke of Norf|folke, with whome was Thomas earle of Surrie his sonne. After this long vant-gard, followed king Ri|chard himselfe with a strong companie of chosen and approoued men of warre, hauing horssemen for wings on both sides of his battell.

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