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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 The Englishmen and Frenchmen were no sooner departed, they to their trenches, and the English|men into the towne, but that the enimies hauing planted that morning eight canons in batterie a|gainst the castell, and the bulworke of the hauen, caused the same to be shot off,The castell battered. continuing the same till wednesdaie at noone, being the eight and twen|tith of Iulie. There were six other canons also plan|ted by them in the meane space, which likewise made batterie to the castell, and to the townegate. In this meane time also, Cutbert Uaughan comptrollor,Cutbert Uaughan de|parteth this life, his woor|thie praise. departed out of this life, a skilfull man of warre, and no lesse circumspect than hardie, both to preserue those which he had vnder his conduction, and to in|courage them to doo manfullie, when time thereto serued. Saturdaie, the foure & twentith of Iulie, the batterie still continuing as before, certeine peeces were bent also to beat and trauerse the hauen. The Englishmen therefore setting fire on two wind|mils that stood there,Windmils set on fire. abandoned a trench which they kept: and the Palisad, capteine Poiet, lieutenant of an other of the ensignes coronels of the French footmen vnder monsieur Dandelot, entred with his band, and tooke possession of a tower that stood at the end of the said Palisad. The French yet had hot a|biding there, notwithstanding all the diligence and policie which they could vse to lodge there in safetie. Among others,Richlieu ma [...]ster of the campe hurt capteine Richlieu maister of the campe, was hurt in the shoulder with an harquebuse shot.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 The marshall Montmorancie caused a platforme to be raised, ioining to the Palisad, where about eue|ning the same daie he planted foure péeces of artil|lerie. On sundaie the fiue and twentith of Iulie, monsieur de Estrée, great maister of the artillerie, accompanied with the seneshall of Agenois,Monsieur de Estrée. vsed all diligence that might be to place the artillerie for batterie: wherevnto also,Monsieur de Ca [...]lac. monsieur de Caillac ap|plied himselfe by the conestables commandement, who had compounded a matter in variance betwixt him and monsieur de Estrée. This sundaie and mondaie following, they were verie busie to bring their purpose in that behalfe to passe, & likewise to aduance their trench vnto the side of the breach. The marshall de Burdelon abode in the trench there all sundaie, and lost two of his gentlemen. The mar|shall EEBO page image 1204 Montmorencie,The marshall Montmoren|cie. accompanied with diuerse lords & knights of the order, remained all mondaie in the trenches, to prepare things readie for the bat|terie, not without some danger of his person. For the stones that were beaten with the bullets comming out of the towne flew verie fast about his eares, of the which there was one that lent him a blow on the shoulder, an other of them philipped him on the fin|gers, and lighting also in other parts of his bodie, if his armor had not defended him the better, he had not escaped without further harme. The same daie, the prince of Conde and the duke of Montpensier came to the campe,The prince of Conde and the duke of Montpensier. and alighting at the conestables lodging, went from thence' to the trenches, to re|lieue the marshall Montmorencie, and to supplie his roome, whilest he might in the meane time go to sup with his father, and so take his rest. Monsieur De|strée, and the other that had charge about the plan|ting and ordering of the artillerie, vsed such dilgence, and were so earnestlie called vpon and incouraged by the prince of Conde, continuallie remaining in the trenches,The bul|worke of saint Addresses bat|tered. that on tuesdaie in the morning, the artillerie began to batter the bulworke of saint Ad|dresses, and other places.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 This was doone not without great danger of the pioners and men of war that garded them, for as the French desperatlie made their approch, so they were made by English gunners to tast the bitter fruit that the canon & culuerings yéelded. But such was the multitude of the Frenchmen that were now as|sembled togither, in hope to recouer that towne, which being possessed by the English, cut off all traf|fike from Rouen and Paris, and so consequentlie from the chéefe parts of the whole realme of France, that with their generall aid,Thus we sée [...] in opi|nion vnpossi|ble, by indus|trie possible. and drawing the water downe to the sea, the marishes were made passable and firme ground, which to men of great experience was thought a thing vnpossible. The castell, the walles, and other defenses of the towne were bat|tered, breaches made, and the trench which before the comming of the conestable, was but brought to the point ouer against the bulworke of saint Addresses, was now within foure daies aduanced néere hand the space of two miles, vpon the causeie or breach which was all of stone, without anie earth to couer them: so that they were driuen to make the best shift they could with woolsacks, sandbags, baskets and fagots. Yet all this had neuer come to passe, nor could haue beene wrought without infinit slaughter, and far more losse of French bloud, that necessarilie should haue béene spilt, if the great mortalitie of pes|tilence which entred the towne about the beginning of the summer,The great [...] of pes|tilence in Newhauen. throgh a malicious infection, had not so greatlie increased, that it [...]ue & tooke awaie dailie great numbers of men, beside those that being sicke thereof, escaped with life but were yet so feeble and weake, that they were notable to helpe themselues, nor to doo anie seruice auailable at all.

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