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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 On sundaie the seuenth of Aprill, a new trench was cast beside the crag, and thereon two péeces of ordinance planted. The same daie, sir Iames Croft, sir George Howard, and sir Henrie Persie, went againe vpon assurance, to talke with the queene Dowager Mondaie the eight of Aprill, the French|men shot at the English campe verie sore out of S. Nicholas steeple,Saint Ni|cholas Stée|ple planted with two great hot pée|ces. where there were two great pée|ces placed for to annoie them, although they did no great hurt. But the same night, the Englishmen cast a trench beyond the crag, and placed in the same trench certeine small peeces of artillerie, which went off the next daie against the enimies: and they likewise shot off againe at the Englishmen; and so likewise on wednesdaie the tenth of Aprill, on which daie, a great part of the carriages for the great ordi|nance, and diuerse bullets for the same, were landed, and much thereof remoued, and brought to the inner|most trench. Thursdaie the eleuenth of Aprill, the great ordinance was landed,Ordinance landed. and two péeces thereof mounted into their carriages.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 The twelfe of Aprill being good fridaie,Good fridaie to some bad fridaie. a bullet of a great péece of ordinance, being shot out of Leith earlie in the morning, did light in the campe, and slue thrée men. The same night, they were answe|red againe with foure or fiue canons, and demica|nons. Saturdaie was spent in warding the tren|ches, and mounting the great artillerie.Warre ma|keth no diffe|rence of time. Sundaie the fourtéenth of Aprill, being Easter daie, the Eng|lishmen shot off in the morning all their great ordi|nance, and the Frenchmen answered them againe, and so they continued most part of that day, in shoo|ting one at another. The footmen also skirmished so, that diuerse were hurt on both parts.The pile of Blackeness [...] surrendred. The same day, the pile of Blacknesse was surrendred to mai|ster Winter, vpon sight of the canon. There were within it eightéene Frenchmen, who were brought awaie prisoners, and the house deliuered to maister Iames Hamilton. The same daie, nine French|men apparelled like women, came foorth of Leith,Nine French+men in wo|mens appa|rell. and counterfeiting some like demeanor to the appa|rell wherein they were disguised, trained one of the English skouts within their danger, whome they tooke, and chopped off his head, which they set vpon the top of one of their church stéeples.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 Mondaie the fifteenth of Aprill about noone,Blacke mon|daie. there issued out of Leith a fiftie horssemen, and about fiue hundred harquebusiers: who making to the new trenches,The French|men win the trench. were vpon the Englishmen that warded in such wise vppon the sudden, before they could be brought into anie order; that so entring the trenches, they slue and wounded no small number: and pos|sessing the trenches a while, stopped and cloied the touch holes of three peeces of the artillerie, tooke mai|ster Maurice Barkeleie prisoner, and his ensigne.Maister Barkeleie ta|ken prisoner. Brian Fitz Williams was sore wounded, and a foule fright there was. The alarum being brought to the campe, sir Iames Croft and other repaired to|ward the trench with all expedition, and perceiuing the Frenchmen to be maisters of one of the tren|ches, he called to capteine Uaughan, commanding him with his band to enter the trench, and to relieue those that were hardlie beeset of the Frenchmen.

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