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Compare 1577 edition: 1 The citie was in a great feare at the first know|ledge giuen,The citie of London sore afraid of the rebels. how the rebels were so neere incamped to the citie, euerie man getting himselfe to harnesse, and placing themselues, some at the gates, some on the walles, so that no part was vndefended. But the king deliuered the citie of that feare: for after that he perceiued how the Cornishmen were all daie rea|die to fight, and that on the hill; he sent straight Iohn Earle of Oxenford, Henrie Bourchier, earle of Es|sex, Edmund de la Poole, earle of Suffolke, sir Rise ap Thomas, and sir Humfreie Stanleie, noble war|riors, with a great companie of archers and horsse|men, to enuiron the hill on the right side, and on the left, to the intent that all bywaies being stopped and foreclosed, all hope of flight should be taken from them. And incontinentlie he himselfe, being as well incouraged with manlie stomachs as furnished with a populous armie and plentie of artillerie, set for|ward out of the citie, and incamped himselfe in saint Georges field, where he on the fridaie at night then lodged.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 On the saturdaie in the morning, he sent the lord Daubeneie with a great companie to set on them earlie in the morning, which first got the bridge at Dertford Strand, which was manfullie defended by certeine archers of the rebels, whose arrowes (as is reported) were in length a full cloth yard. While the earles set on them on euerie side,Blackheath field. the lord Daubenie came into the field with his companie, and without long fighting, the Cornishmen were ouercome; and first they tooke the lord Daubenie prisoner: but whe|ther it were for feare, or for hope of fauour, they let him go at libertie, without hurt or detriment. There were slaine of the rebels which fought and resisted, aboue two thousand men (as Edward Hall noteth) and taken prisoners an infinite number,Thrée hun|dred slaine, & a thousand fiue hundred taken priso|ners, as Iohn Stow saith. & amongst them the blacke smith, and other the cheefe capteins, which were shortlie after put to death. When this bat|tell was ended, the king wanted of all his numbers but three hundred, which were slaine at that con|flict.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Some affirme, that the king appointed to haue fought with them not till the mondaie, and preuen|ting the time set on them on the saturdaie before, ta|king them vnprouided, and in no arraie of battell; and so by that policie obteined the field and victorie. The prisoners as well capteins as other, were par|doned, sauing the chéefe capteins and first begin|ners, to whome he shewed no mercie at all. The lord Audeleie was drawne from Newgate to the Tow|er hill in a coate of his owne armes,Iames lord Iu [...]elie igno|min [...]ouslie drawne to ex|ecution and beheaded. painted vpon paper reuersed and all to torne, and there was behea|ded the foure and twentith of Iune. Thomas Flam|mocke & Michaell Ioseph were hanged, drawne, and quartered after the maner of traitors, & their heads and quarters were pitched vpon stakes, and set vp in London, and in other places: although at the first, the king meant to haue sent them into Cornewall, to haue béene set vp there for a terror to all others. But hearing that the Cornishmen at home were readie to begin a new conspiracie, least he should the more irritate and prouoke them by that displeasant sight, he changed his purpose, for doubt to wrap himselfe in more trouble than néeded.

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