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Compare 1577 edition: 1 And againe, he was called into Italie to make warre against the king of Naples, whose kingdome he pretended to apperteine to him by lawfull succes|sion from his father king Lewes, to whome Reine duke of Aniou last king of Sicill, of the house of Aniou, had transferred his right to that kingdome (as partlie before ye haue heard) wrongfullie and without cause disinheriting his coosine, godsonne and heire, Reine duke of Lorraine and Bar.A motion on the French part for a treatie of peace with the English The lord Chordes hauing commission from his maister the French king to make some entrie into a treatie for peace with the king of England, wrote letters to him before he passed ouer to Calis, signifieng to him that if it might stand with his pleasure to send some of his councellors to the borders of the English pale adioining to France, there should be so reasonable conditions of peace proffered, that he douted not but his grace might with great honour breake vp his campe, and retire his armie home againe.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 The king of England considering that Britaine was cléerelie lost, and past recouerie, and that Maxi|milian for lacke of monie, and mistrust which he had in his owne subiects, laie still like a dormouse dooing nothing; and herewith weieng that it should be hono|rable to him, and profitable to his people to deter|mine this great warre without bloudished, appointed the bishop of Excester, and Giles lord Daubenie to EEBO page image 775 passe the seas to Calis,Commissio|ners sent ouer to Calis a|bout the said [...]eace. and so to commun with the lord Chordes of articles of peace, which tooke effect as after ye shall perceiue. In the meane time, whilest the commissioners were communing of peace on the marches of France, the king of England (as ye haue heard) was arriued at Calis: from whense af|ter all things were prepared for such a iournie, he re|mooued in foure battels forward, till he came néere to the towne of Bullogne,Bullogne be|si [...]ged by the Englishmen the king him|selfe p [...]esent. & there pitched his tents before it in a conuenient place for his purpose, mea|ning to assaile the towne with his whole force & puis|sance.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 But there was such a strong garison of warlike souldiers within that fortresse, and such plentie of ar|tillerie, and necessarie munitions of warre, that the losse of Englishmen assaulting the towne (as was doubted) should be greater damage to the realme of England, than the gaining thereof should be profit. Howbeit the dailie shot of the kings battering pee|ces brake the wals, and sore defaced them. But when euerie man was readie to giue the assault, a sudden rumor rose in the armie that peace was concluded: which brute as it was pleasant to the Frenchmen, so was it displesant to the Englishmen, bicause they were prest and readie at all times to set on their eni|mies, and brought into great hope to haue béene in|riched by the spoile and gaine to haue fallen to their lots of their enimies goods, beside the glorious fame of renowmed victorie.

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