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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 There died so manie dailie through the vehemen|cie of the infection, Additions to Lanquet that the stréets laie euen full of dead corpses, not able to be remooued or buried, by reason of the multitude that perished. Herewith they were gréeuo [...]slie annoied for want of fresh vittels; but chéeflie of fresh waters, which the enimie by long siege had cut off. And now the shot of the canon, li|eng within six and twentie pa [...]es of the towne, was so terrible, as the like had not lightlie beene heard of: and sundrie breaches therewith were alreadie made; namelie two verie great and easie for the eni|mies to enter. All these dangers and miseries not|withstanding,The high va|liancie of the [...] of War|wike. the worthie earle of Warwike with his capteins and soldiors in couragious order stood at those seuerall breaches, readie to defend the same, if the enimies had presumed to haue giuen the assault, nothing afraid of death nor bloudie wounds; before which he preferred the seruice of his prince. And al|beit the aduenture was great, yet by his owne ex|ample he incoraged other to cast awaie all dread of danger, and to shew themselues bold, which to a sol|dior in battell is a whetstone to set him on edge. And surelie in this point he was warriorlike minded, if a man may allow the poets words in the like sense:

Res magnae non absque graui discrimine fiunt,
In dubijs prodest generosa audacia rebus.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 Which when the conestable perceiued, he caused a trumpet to sound the blast of imparleacute;e, that talke might be had for the concluding of a composition be|twixt both the parties. This offer, considering that sore contagious mortalitie wherwith the towne was most greeuouslie infected, hauing so greatlie inféeb|led the English forces within the same, was thought not vnméet to be receiued. Herevpon, after a sallie made by the Englishmen, and a faire skirmish be|twixt them and the Frenchmen that laie afore the fort de Lheure,Capteine Pelham went foorth to talke with the com|missioners. on the tuesdaie the seauen and twen|tith of Iulie maister William Pelham capteine of the fort, with another gentleman and a trumpetter, went foorth by appointment, and was receiued first by monsieur de Losses, who brought him to the mar|shall Montmorencie, and after by his appointment went with him by the Reingraues campe to the co|nestable: and till his returne a truce was accorded on that side of the fort. After that maister Pelham had talked a space with the conestable, the matter was put ouer till the next daie, and so he returned.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The morrow after being wednesdaie,The commis|sioners ap|pointed to talke with the conestable. and the eight and twentith of Iulie, the conestable about sea|uen of the clocke came to the end of the trenches next to the towne, where sir Maurice Denis treasu|ror of the towne, sir Hugh Paulet, capteine Hor|seie, capteine Pelham, capteine Iohn Shute prouost marshall, and Nicholas Malbie secretarie to my lord lieutenant came foorth, and passed ouer the hauen to commune with him. And during the parlee betwixt them, a truce was accorded and assented to by both parts: the which neuerthelesse was broken two seue|rall times through the vnrulie insolencie of certeine harquebutters. And though by the good diligence of the capteins they were incontinentlie quieted and staied: yet the valiant earle of Warwike, Additions to Lanquet. The earle of Warwike hurt. standing at a breach in his hose and dublet in sight of his eni|mies, was by a lewd soldior of the French (contra|rie to the law of armes) shot through the thigh with an harquebuse. The conestable and the English commissioners appointed, had long conference togi|ther; and before they concluded, the marshals Mont|morencie and Burdellion (and at length the marshall Brissac also) came to the place where they were thus in parlee:The cone|stable tooke vpon him to be chiefe in authoritie on the French part. but the conestable tooke vpon him to haue onelie authoritie to accept or refuse such conditions as should be offered, or agreed vnto by the English commissioners in this treatie. And so at length they passed certeine articles in forme as followeth.

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