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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 The fifteenth of Ianuarie, at one of the clocke in the afternoone, there issued foorth of Newhauen three|score horssemen, and fiftéene hundred footmen, which comming to Harflue, gaue a like alarum to that towne;An alarum giuen to Har|flue. but none of the garrison there would come foorth: wherevpon the Englishmen returned home againe to Newhauen. The sixteenth of Ianuarie, the castell of Tankeruille was surrendred to the Reingraue, after he had laine about it eight daies,The castell of Tankeruille deliuered to the Rein|graue. with two thousand horssemen and footmen. It was now yéelded by composition (after it had béene kept by the space of thirtie eight daies) that those within should depart with bag and baggage, the gallie be|ing sent from Newhauen to fetch them awaie. There were no more within it at that time when it EEBO page image 1199 was thus deliuered: but capteine Iohn Ward, cap|teine Edward Dudleie, and capteine Saule, his lieutenant Rileie, with seuentie English souldiers, & thirtie French.Tremaine. The 19 of Ianuarie, there landed at Newhauen capteine Tremaine, with 50 horssemen verie well appointed to serue the quéenes maiestie there.Francis Clerke Frenchman. The foure and twentith of Ianuarie, Francis Clerke Frenchman arriued at Newhauen, with two tall ships of his owne, right well appointed for the wars, bringing with him thrée rich prises, valued at about fiftie thousand crownes,Prises taken by him of a|bout 50000 crownes va|lue. one of them was a mightie great hulke, laden with wood & allume. The 26 of Ianuarie, capteine Tremaine with all his horssemen, & capteine Clerke with his Scotish hors|men, and 600 footmen, went foorth of Newhauen to|wards Mondeuille, & by the waie in a little village, there was a French capteine came foorth of Monde|uille, named monsieur Emerie, hauing with him thirtie souldiers, where falling in hand to spoile the same village, the pezzants about gathered them|selues togither, and set vpon him and his souldiers. Now whilest they were thus in fight, the Scotish horssemen came suddenlie vpon them,Capteine E|merie taken by the Sco|tish horsmen. tooke the said capteine sore wounded, slue twelue of his soldiers, & tooke foureteene other of them prisoners, whome with their capteine wounded (as he was) they brought home the same night vnto Newhauen.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 A proclama|tion for the obseruing of orders.The three and twentith of Ianuarie, a proclama|tion was made for orders to be obserued by the soul|diers, and other resiants within the towne of New|hauen, concerning politike gouernement thereof, as well for the better defense against the enimies without, as the quiet demeanor of the men of warre and inhabitants within. The fift of Februarie, two ships of Britons laden with Gascoigne wines,A prise brought to Newhauen. but|ter, bakon, lard, salt, and other vittels, were brought into Newhauen by a shallop of Killebeuf, that was resiant with other Frenchmen in Newhauen, ser|uing against the papists, and had taken those two vessels, as they were going to vittell the enimies.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 The sixt of Februarie thrée faire mightie ships of warre, belonging to Francis Clerke, brought into Newhauen thrée rich prises,Thrée other prises of sackes, ba|stards, &c. laden with sackes, ba|stards, sugar, orenges, graines, and other merchan|dizes. This Clerke had not béene foorth past six weeks at this time, and yet he had got aboue eightéene pri|ses, well worth by iust valuation the summe of fiftie thousand pounds. On saturdaie the sixt of Februa|rie,A souldier ex|ecuted for fighting con|trarie to the orders in that case giuen. a souldier of capteine Appleyards band was exe|cuted in the market place; for that contrarie to order taken and published afore that time by proclamati|on, he had not onelie drawen his weapon against another souldier, but also maimed him, and plaied o|ther lewd parts in contempt of the lord lieutenants commandements. There was another also condem|ned to die,Thrée other pardoned. and two others adiudged to lose their hands: but the lord lieutenant of his mercifull cle|mencie granted to those thrée his pardon, for their passed offenses. On sundaie the seuenth of Fe|bruarie, was Hunflue summoned by an herald, sent from the French admerall, monsieur de Chatil|lon.The admerall of France summoneth Hunflue. On mondaie the eight of that moneth, the said admerall came before Hunflue, with six thousand horssemen Reisters, and other of his owne retinues, beside footmen, and a thousand horssmen of the coun|tries thereabout. And about six of the clocke at night there was a great peale of ordinance shot off at Newhauen for a welcome to the said admerall.

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