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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 The same daie the Frenchmen of Dunbar tooke an English hoie laden with double béere, [...] English [...] taken. béefe, oxen, and s [...]itches of bacon. Saturdaie the eight of Iune, sir Iohn Neuill with three hundred men, capteine Bridges, and capteine Drurie, with other thrée hun|dred, set from Barwike towards the campe, where they arriued on mondaie the tenth of Iune, [...] quéene Dowager [...] life. on which daie the queene Dowager departed this life. The thirtéenth of Iune, sir William Cicill, principall secretarie to the queenes maiestie, and doctor Wot|ton deane of Canturburie and Yorke came to Bar|wike, appointed commissioners on hir said maiesties behalfe, to treat of an accord with the conte de Ran|don, and the bishop of Ualence, commissioners sent for that purpose from the French king, and his wife Marie queene of Scotland. [...] French [...] to their [...]. The fouretéenth of Iune being fridaie, a certeine number of Frenchmen came foorth of Leith to gather cockles on the sands towards Montpelham: which the Englishmen perceiuing, set vpon them, slue thréescore and ten, and tooke sixtéene of them prisoners.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 On sundaie the sixtéenth of Iune, the fore remem|bred commissioners came to Edenburgh:Sir William [...] and [...] Wotton [...] to E| [...]urgh. and as master secretarie and doctor Wotton passed the English forts and campe, they were saluted with a gallant peale of the harquebusiers that shot off their harquebusies verie liuelie. Mondaie the seuentéenth of Iune about eight of the clocke, an abstinence of warre was concluded, warning being giuen by the discharging of two péeces of the great artillerie out of the castell; and then the Frenchmen shewed and aduanced themselues vpon their rampiers. Satur|daie the two and twentith of Iune, the abstinence was broken off, which till then had beene trulie kept and obserued. Thursdaie the fourth of Iulie, about thrée of the clocke in the after noone, the French came out of Leith, according to their accustomed maner to gather cockles. Whervpon the lord lieutenant be|ing at that present in Montpelham,Frenchmen [...] as they gathered [...]. sent a drum vn|to monsieur Doisell to signifie to him that his soldi|ours had gone further without their bounds than they might doo by the order taken by the commissio|ners of both parts. Doisell answered, that they were no souldiours, but poore people which went to gather cockles for their releefe and sustenance. The drum said, that if they kept not themselues within their ap|pointed limits, my lord lieutenant meant to send them backe not greatlie to their ease: wherevnto Doisell replied, that if he so did, he would doo the best he could to aid them. Herevpon the English horsse|men and footmen out of Montpelham gaue a charge vpon them, and slue of them to the number of fiftie, and tooke certeine of the residue prisoners. Fridaie the sixt of Iune, about six of the clocke in the after|noone, issued out of Leith fouretéene horssemen, and an hundred footmen, which offered the skirmish: but vpon the shooting off the great artillerie from Montpelham, they retired home againe into the towne.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The night following about twelue a clocke, one Scattergood an Englishman that was a gunner,Scattergood [...] the Frenchmen. & had feined himselfe to flée from the English campe for manslaughter into Leith, and was receiued of the Frenchmen, beléeuing that he had meant no de|ceit, came out of the towne, after he had remained there about seauen daies: in which meane while he had vnderstood fullie the state of the towne, and now vpon his returne made relation therof as he knew. On saturdaie the sixt of Iune,Order taken for the restrei|ning of all signes of ho|stilitie. the lord Greie lord lieutenant, master secretarie Cicill, and sir Rafe Sadler, betwixt three and foure of the clocke in the afternoone, gaue order that there should no peece be shot, nor shew of hostilitie made till seauen of the clocke the same night: and herewith sent sir Ger|ueis Clifton vnto all the souldiors that warded in the trenches and bulworks on the west side of Leith, to command them to obserue the like order. And sir Iohn Neuill was sent with like commandement vnto the souldiors that laie in Summersets mount. The peace now in the meane time being concluded,The peace concluded and word sent to the French that it should be proclamed. on the morrow being sundaie, and seauenth of Iune, sir Francis Leake, and sir Gerueis Clifton, accom|panied with two French gentlemen, were sent to the towne of Leith, to signifie vnto monsieur Doi|sell, the bishop of Amiens, la Brosse, Martigues, and other the French lords and capteins, that they were come thither by commandement from the commissi|oners, to cause the peace alreadie concluded to be proclamed: which accordinglie was doone in maner as followeth.

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