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' This sentence is added in the niar!j;in by the Corrector, who has also interlined
under the names of the mayors and sheriffs, " The kyng was crowned in Paiise.'


teyn meyne on her owne coste, and every bysshoppe, abbay, liowsell
of religiouns, and every gode towne fonde a certaYnet)f men. And
London sent a for that vC sowdyors for to kepe Calys. And yet
London yave to the werrys M^ li. And so my Lord of Glowseter
toke his shippe with many other lordes at Wynchelsey, and so
sayled to Galleys with all his oste, and his shippis waitinge on the
see coste off Flawndres upon our Oste. And so the Duke of
Glowseter toke his jorney ta ward Flaundres the Monday after Seint
Lauerence daye, in theyere of our Lorde M^CCCC.xxxvij^''^ and lay
that nyght at Sparkys place be syde Oye; upon the morne he
passed the water of Gravenynge at x of the clokke, with l.M^ men
nombryd. And ther he made dy verse knyghtis. And so passyd
forthe to Mardyke and brent hit and Popery nge and Bell, and so
distroyed all West Flawndres. And our shippis brentt a gode lie
whiche is called Cagent, and sone after the Duke with all his oste
retorned to Caleys, and so came a yeue in to Englond.

i,T. 1 ,1 i,T . f Thomas Morsted j

John Michell, Maire I ^^T^^v n \ A" xv^.

' (_ William Gregory J

This yere fell downe the Towre of London Brygge with ij arches.
And the same yere dyed Queue ^ Kateryne, ^ whiche is buryed at

William Estfeld, r Williani Halys

iiiiam n^stteia, r wiiuam naiys -»

Mair | William Chapman J


Stephen Browne, c Hugh Dyke


r Hugh Dyke "I vo

{ Nicholas Yoo j ^^' ^^'^'''

This yere the Duke of Orlyaunce went over the see to Caleys
with a certayne lordys, and so was dely verd by composicioun made ;
and in that yere the Erie of Hontyngdon was sent in to Gascoync.
And in that yere whete was worthe throwe the londe xvj d. a
busshell. And in that yere was ordeyned that all the comyn strom-
petes sholde were raye hodis and Avhite roddis in her hondes.

• Above these words is written by the Corrector: "uxor Henrici quinti."


Robert Lartrc, i 1-tobcrt IMarcliall "| .

AT • PI 1 ATI [ ^^" XVllj^

iMaire (. 1 hclyppc 31alpas J ''

This ycrc tlic water condyt was in Flete strete fyrst inadc.'^
Tliis yere hit wasordeyncd by Parlement that all mancr strangers
shuldc go to Oste. In tliat ycrc were two men honged in Tcniracs
by yonde Seynt Katerynes, for they had rubbed vitalers in Temmes.
And in this yere was Sir Robert White, some tyme vicorye of Dcp-
fTbrd, and ano]?ere seculer man, dampned for heresye, and brent at
Toure Hill in a mornyng at vij of the cloke.

John Padysle, f William AVhetnalle | , ^

Maire I John Sutton j

This yere the Duke of Yorke was made Regent of Fraunce and
Xormandy for v yere, and went overe y see with a ryall power.
And in that yere Wcis a chalange made of a knyght of Spayne and
Sir Richarde AYodfelde, knyght, whiche was done in Smythfcld
a for the kynge and the lordys. And the kynge toke it in his
honde with in iiij strokes, and so was ended. And in that yere
Dame Elynore Cobham, Duches of Glowscter, and a clerke of hires Kiynm- Cohham,
that was called ]\Iaiste Roger Bultyngbroke, throwe nigrymancye, p^^^^.n "/ ^^"'
and a Avyche of the Eye, by wychcrafte, had conspired the kynges
dethe. All thre were a rested and put in holde.

Robert Clopton, [ William Combys ^ a o

Mair I Richard Riche J

This yere Dame Elynor Cobham a for wreten was made to go
throwe London, openly beryng a taper in hir hande by pennaunce
cnjoyned by the Chirche and the Kynge, and after hir body to per-
petuall prison. And the clerke was dampned to be hanged, drawe,
and quartered, and ]>^ wiche was brent in Smythfelde for the
treson afor wretyn. And this yere was a chalange previd with in
lystis in Smythfelde a for the kynge of a knyght of Aragon and
John Assheley, squyer, the whiche Assheley had the felde, and of

° This sentence is inserted by the Corrector.

^ To this note is added in a hand considerably later: " and the W7tche of Eye."



Quene Margaret, the
Duke of Angyos
dowghter, cam f jrst
into Pliiglonde, A°
D'ni 1444.

the kynges honde was made knyght in the felde for his wele

doynge. And the lorde of Aragon after that offerd up his harneys

at Wyndsore.

T 1 A xi • 1 Tvr f Thomas Bemond ) .

John Athirle, Mayre \ -n- t j ^r .^ ^ A" xxf.

•' 1 Kichard Northern | -^

This yere the Duke of Somersed went in to Fraunce with x M^
men, and that yere came the Cardenalle Erchebysshope of Rone,
Chaunseler of Normandy and Bysshoppe of Hely, in to Englond,
and here dyed, &c.

Thomas Catworthe, f Nicholas Wyflfolde | ..^

]\Iaire «- John Norman i "^ '

This yere came the Duke of Somersed oute«pf Fraunce, Y whiche
had lost myche of his peple. And that yere the Erie of Southe-
folk, and the Prevey Sealle," and Sir Robert Roose, the kynges
secretory, went on enbassetory in to Fraunce to trete for pees, and
to make a maryage for the Kynge with the Dukys doughter of
Angios, whiche pees was made for xviij monthes, and seuerte hadde
of the maide for maryage a for recorde of all the riales of Fraunce
in presens of oure enbassetours. And so they came a yene in to
Eno-elond, presentyng the kynge this tythinges, for the whiche was
made bothe in Inglonde and Fraunce grete solemnyte. And in that
yere died the Duke of Somersett. And in that yere was ordeyned
that no markett sholde be holde on the Sonday. And this yere the
Erie of Stafford was made Duke of Bokynham, J?*" Erie of Dorsett
was made Markes of Dorsett, the Erie of Southefolke Markes of
Southefolke, the Erie of Warwyke made Duke of Warwyke.
Harry Frowyk, f Stephen Foster

Maire 1 Hugh Wiclie

This yere Quene Margeret came in to Englond with grete rialte
of the kynges coste. And the xxix daye of Maye all the craftes of
London with the Meire and Aldermen met with the quene on
hors backe in blewe gownes browdered and rede hodis, and brought
hir to the Towre of London ; and on the same day was made xlvij
" Adam Moleyns, afterwards Bishop of Chichester.

I A° xxiij^


knygl\tis of the Bathe. And on the morowc all the craftes of

London in her best a ray brought hir to Westmester, and all the

ibrsaide knyghtes a (bv ridyngc. And the xxx day of ]\Iay (the

whiehe ^vas than the SontUiy next after Trinite Sonday'') ^he was Coroimcio Ki-inc

erowned at \\ cstmestrc. And iij dayes after open justynge to all ii(^.„,-i(.i ycxti.

tlio that woldc conic. And in this yere the priour of Ivylmaync of

Irlonde apelcd the Erie of Ormond. And in tlds yere eanic ser-

tcyne cnbassctours oute of Fraunce to tretc for pees to be liadde

generall whiche duryd not but xij monthis after the xviij monthis

a for wretyn. And in this yere was the translacioun of Seynt The Tnuislacion of

Edward made holy throwe London; and ironies stcpyll sett on fii'c n^a^i" halyd[ny].^

with lyghtnynge.

Symond Eyre, j John Derby ) ^^^ ^^

^Jaire ' GefFray Feldyng i "^ ^ J •

X n ^, AT \ Robert Home j .

John Olney, ALryre j ^^^^^^ ^^^^^^ \ A" xxv .

This ycrc was tlie Parlemcnt at Bury for the Duke of Glowcester The Piirlamcnt at

with grcte treison wrought a yenes him coniyng thedir, and was j,*!!^" j^n/i'nm,\f,.ey

loged in the Ospitale, for whom was raysed Ix m' men. And as lie Dewke of Glowcctor •
1 T ,. 1 1 • , 1 • • 1 1 andreftcutof ICiiglond

sate at soper, lordis ot dyverse degreis came to liim m the kynges ^^^^^^ y^..^^ slaviu-, A"

name discharffeynge him of the kynges presense, and of all other I^onimi I'^i'^^'^^ - ^'"

^ J b •^.... „,. ., die Januanj.

maner of answeres. And so they a restid mm of hie treyson. And

J»at he mekely obeyed, and all his men were avoyded from him full
lievely. And sone after he dissesyd, the sykenes howe God knowith.
And xxxij of his men were sentt to dyverse persones, and afterward
V of his men were bro3t to London. And ther thei were dampned
to be drawe, hanged, and quarterd; and so they were drawe to
Tiborn. And thes bethe ther names: Arteys the Dukys bastard
Sonne, and Herberd squyer, Medilton squyer, and Sir Roger Cham-
burlayne knyght, and Ncdameyoman. And ther thei were hanged
and lette downe quycke; and ther was the Markes of Southefolkc,
and shewed a cliartour geuerall ibr hem all; and so they were par-
doned and had lyfe and godes.

" The parenthesis is inserted hy the Corrector in the margin Iielow.


^ -, ^r . f William Abraham } .

John Gedney, Men-e ( .^.^^^^^^ g^^^^ | A^ xxvj .

This yere the xxij day of Marche the water brake in oute of
Temmes be syde Lymeoste, and in a no]7er place in Temmes, and
dide myche harme. And in the same yere was an herytik brent at
the Toure Hill.

Stephen Browne, ( William Cantlowe "I ao

Maire I William Marowe j "^ '

Thomas Chalton, ( Thomas Canynges 1 ...^

Maire I William Hewlyn 3 - ' J •

This yere the kynge helde his Parlement at Westmester. And
that same yere was all Normandy loste. And also in the terme of
Cristmas while the Parlement was at Westmester the Duke of
Southefolke was a rested and sent to the Toure of London. And
with in a moneth after the kynge sent after the duke frome the
Toure to the tovvre at Westmestre, and a yenes Ester the Parlement
was enjorned to Leyseter, and the kynge toke with him the Duke
of Southefolke. And whan the kynge and the comenys were come to
Leyseter the comenys saide that they wolde have excusyon don
upon the traytors that hadde solde Normandy, Gyan, and Gascoyne,
and were causes of the dethe of the Duke of Glowcester, for the
whiche the Duke of Suthefolke was named chefe, and the Lord
Saye and Danyell squyer, and many other. And so the comenys
cryed so sore on the Duke of Southefolke that at the laste the kynge
did exile hym oute of the londe. And so the duke shepped and
was forwarde in the see, and ther mett with him a shippe calles ^
Nicholas of the Toure, and toke the duke and smote of his hede in
the see the first day of Maye. And so he was brought to Dovyr a
londe, and forthe with the Parlement was ended. And than the
comynes of Kent a rose and hade chosen hem a capteyne the whiche
John Cade. namyd hym sylfe John Mortymer, whose very trew name was John

Cade, and he was an Iresheman;'' and so become to the Black

" So in MS.

'' " whose — Iresheman." This clause is inserted by the Corrector.


hethe withe the comyncs of Iventt. And the kyngc with all his
lordis made hciu redy with all her power for to with stonde him.
And the capteyn hiryng that the kynoe was comynge, and so the
nyght a fore the capteyne with drowe him and his peple ; and so the
xviij day of June the kynge toke his wey tuward the Blacke Hethe.
And Sir Umfrey Stallbrd, knyght, and John Stafford, squyer, with
her peple went in the fowarde, and tlicy were slayne and mychc of
her peple. And the kynge came to the Blacke Hethe with his
lordys. They hirynge of ];is jorney a none the lordis mcyne went
togeder and said, but the kynge wolde do excussyon on suche
traytors as were named else they wolde turne to the capteyn of
Kent. And than the kynge grawnte hem that they shuld have
ther entcnt, and bade hem name suche persones as were fectyffe, and
they shulde have as lawe wolde. And than the lordis men saido that
the Lorde Saye was one, the Bysshuppe of Salysbury, the Baron of
Dudley, the Abbott of Glowcester, and Danyell, and many moo.
And the Lord Saye was a rested in the kynges presence, and sent
to the Toure of London ; and so the kynge went to Grenewiche, and
so to London by water, and ther was ij or iij dayes, and than made
him redy to remeve to Kyllyngworthe. And the Meire of London
with the comynes of the cite came to the kynge besekynge him that
he wolde tarye in the cite and they wolde lyve and dye with him, and
pay for his costes of housholde an halff yere; but he wold nolt, but
toke his jorney to Kyllingworthe. And whan the kynge was gone
the capteyn with the comynes of Kent came a yene to the Black liethe.
And the Iij*'*® day of Juyll he came to London ; and as sone as thei
cntred in London they rubbed Phelippe Malpas. And the iilj day of
Jule he behedid Crowmer and a no];er man at Myle Ende; and the
same day at after none the Lorde Say was fett oute of the Toure to
the Yelde Hall to for the meire to have jugement, and Avhan he came
befor the meir he saide he wolde be juged by his perys. And
then the comenes of Kent toke him from the officers and ledd him
to the Standart in Chepe and there smote of his hede. And than the
capteyn did do drawc him tliorowe London, and over London brice,


and to Seint Thomas Watring, and tlier he was hanged and

quartered, and his hede and Crowmers hede and a no]?er manes

hede were sett on London brige. And after that he smote of ij oj^er

menes hedis in Sowthewerke. And the v^^' day of Jule at nyght (and

The imtel on London beyng Sondaye ^) the comynes of London sett upon the comynes

of Loudon find Kent- ^f Kent, for they began to rubbe. And all the men of Kent that were

yssh men, Jak Cade j^ London that nvfiht thev went to her capteyne in to Sowthewerke.
beyng capten 01 Kent. . , , . „, nr ^ tot

And the same nyght the JNIeir and Shorefies and my Lorde Scalys

and Mathew Gowghe and the comynes of London went to London
Brygge, and ther they faughte from ix of the cloke at eve till ix on
the morowe, and at the laste the capteyne fired the drawe brigge.
And forthe withe went the Chaunseler '' to Y capteyne and sessed
him and yave him a chartur and his men a no]7er, and so with
drowe hem homward. Than the xij daye of Juyll was in every
shire proclamed that whate man that couthe take the forsaide cap-
teyne shulde have a m' marke and brynge him to the kynge quycke
or dede, and as for any man that longed to him, x marke; for hit
was openly knowe that his name was nott Mortymer, his name Avas
John Cade, and J?erfor his chartor stode in no streynthe. And so

John Cade taken yn Qj^g Alexandre Iden, a squyre of Kent, toke hym in a a^arden yn
Kent, and so hurt vn , . . . , , . , .

his takyng that he' Sowthsex the xiij day of Jule; '^ and in the takynge of him he was
dyed the same nyght. j^^^.^^ and died that same nyght, and on the morowe he was

brought in to the Kynges Bynche, and after was drawe throwe

London and his hede set on London brige.


Nicholas WyfFold, f William Dere \ a o , • e

Maire I John Medilton i " '

This yere the kynge went in to Kent to Caunterbury and sate

and did grete justice upon tho that rose with the capteyne, and ther

Y'At dyed viij men upon a daye. And in o]>er ])laces in Kent the kynge

did grete justice; and so Y ^^y^ge wentt in to Southsex, and so

» This parenthesis is added in the margin by the Corrector.
^ Cardinal Kemp,

•= This passage has been altered by the Corrector. The sentence originally stood:
" And so the xiij day of Jule John Cade was take in Kentt."


wcptwarcle to Snlisbery, and thcr as the Bysshoppe of Salysbcry "
was slayne. And the same yerestode at ones xiij hcdis on London
bi-igc. And this yerc was Burdeux lost. Bur.lcus lost.

William Gregory, j' Mathcw Phclipp 1

Maire 1 Krystofer Water j A" xxx^

This yere Kichard Duke of Yorke came oute of AValys by
Kyngcston brygge unto the Blacke Hct.he with a grete power to
clere him selfe a gaynes Kynge Henrey of all maner poyntes that
the kynge was his hevy lorde fore. And the kynge came ridinge
thorowe London with a riall power agayn the sayde duke. And
ther the lordis bothe spirituall and temporall toke the mater in
hondc and cntretid hem of rest and pees; the whiche the seid
duke at the last agred to on this condission, that his pcticiouns for
the wele of the kynge and the realme niyght be hadde and his
cnemyes to the Touvc to a bide the lawe; and so were the lordis a
greed and sworne cuche to other. A none the duke sent home his
men ayen, and him selfe mekely obeyed the kynge at the Black
Hethc, and his adversaryes stode present contrary the poyntment
and othis. And so they brought him thorowe London ungirde by
twene two bysshopis to his owne place, and after that made him
sworne on the sacrement at Powles after ther entente, and putte him
from his gode pcticiouns.

GefFiey Feldynge, | Richard Lee 1

Maire I Richard Alley 1^" '^^^J''

This yere was the queue dely verde of a sonno, the whiche was Tlic bvrthe of Prince

called Edwarde, that tvme called Prince. Edwarde the sonne

' " of Kyng Henrye the

John Norman, ( John Walden ]

Maire ^ Thomas Cooke jA^xxxij«.

This yere the ridynge of the Mayres to Westmcster was for done,
and John Norman, Draper, was the first maire that went to West-
mcster by barge.

" William Ayscough. -who was murdered in the preceding year.


Stephen Foster, i John Felde i ...,,

INIaire ( William Taylor \ ^ "

The fyrst Batel at This ycre the Lord Egrymond was take by Sir John Nevell, my

Seint Albons. Lorde of Salysburys sone. And in the same yere (the xx*'^ day of

May, beyng Thyrsday"^) was the fyrst'' batayll at Seint Albonys;
and ther was slayne the Duke of Somersett, the Erie of Korthe-
homberlonde, the Lord Clyflforde, with o]?er mo under the kynges
baner. And the Duke of Yorke, the Erie of Warwyke, the Erie of
Salysburye wanne the felde, and so came with the kynge to London
with mycche ryalte. And this yere the Kynge of Scottys with the
rede face layde sege to Berwyke bothe by water and londe. But
he was dryve thensse, and all his ordenaunce and vitayle that was
on the watir syde lefte be hynde them.

William Marowe, | John Yonge i ....^

jNlaire I William Holgrave i ' ^ '

This yere was a grete horlynge be twene the mercers and Lom-

bardes ; and then the kynge helde his Counsell at Coventre. And

Cauntelowe, mercer and alderman, was sent ffore to come a iFor

the kynges Counsell; and as sone as he came he was a rested by the

'^ kyno-es commaundement, and the Baron of Dodley had him in

kepinge in the Castell of Dudley for the mater a for wretyn.

Thomas Canynges, 1 RaufFe Verney

Maire t John Stewarde j

This yere Sir Thomas Percy brake oute of Newgate. And in the
same yere was an hurlynge by twene mercers with oj^er craftes a
yenes Lombardes. And after that by comaundement of the kynge
xxviij*' mercers men and other were sent to Wyndsore Castell,
and the Lorde Fakonbrige had the kepynge of them till thei came
to the kynges presence. And in this same yere the Sencyall of
Normandy, Sir Peers the Brasyle,*^ and Flokket,^' came with iij ivi'

^ Inserted in margin by the Corrector.

1' " the fjrst." Interlined by the Corrector in place of "a," struck out.

c Pierre de Brezo, Seigneur de la Varenne.

^' Robert de Floquet, bailiff of Evreux. See Monstrelct, iii. 71.


men and londyd be sydo Sandwyche, and tokc the towne and spoylcd

hit, and tokc a way mychc goode, and slcwe dyvcrsc pcrsoncs, and

toke many prisoners; but the contre came downc and drove hem

a wcy, and in her fleynge to shippc thcr were drowned mo than

vj'''^ men of the Frensshe parties.

GciVrey Bollcyn, j John Reyner j ^„ ^^xxvj".

jMaire j William Edward i

This yerc as the Duke of Yorke and the Erie of Salysbury lay

pcasablye in London, than came to London the Duke of Somersett,

and the Erie of Northehombcrlond, and the Lord Egrymond, and

other lordes of thcr affynite, and loged hem from Tempill Bar to

AVestmester, with myche people all aboute to Scynt Gylis ; and they

came in that entent for to fight with the Duke of Yorke. And in

the meane tyme came from Caleys the Erie of Warwyke with a

godely fellaueshippe to helpe the Duke of Yorke and his flider,

but the Meire off London with a godely fellaueshippe of men of

armes kepte the pees. And in the same yere Bysshoppe Pecok Bysshop Tccok.

was acusyd of heresye, and many of his bokys brent, and he put in

holde to the Erchebysshoppe of Caunterbury. And the same yere

the Erie of Warwyke destressed the Flete of Spaync taward

Elawndres. Also a none after he toke xvij hulkes with o]?er smaler

vesselles laden with salt for be cause they wolde not strike in the

kinges name of Inglond.

Thomas Scott, ( Eaufie Josselyng -j .

. '• A xxxvii®.

]\Iaire ( Richard ]\ledam j "* *

This yere was a grete fraye be twene the Cite of London and A grete fray in

men of Cowrte, which were drevyn with the Archeres of the [t]hc Cytc niid the

Cite from the Standarde in Flete strete to thcr innes, the xiij day of ^'^'^ ^'^ ^°^''^-

Apreillj and some were slaync and some were taken, where for

William Tayllour, Alderman of the same warde, was sent to

AVyndsore to a byde the kynges grace, and ther thei bode till

Hewlyn was ^leire, and so thorowe his prayer thei had grace of the

kynge. And ]?is same yere the kynge and the quene and ther

lordes lete make a grete gaderynge in the northe centre, where of


Avas grete noyse. And the Erie of Warwyke came from Caleys
thorowe London, and the Erie of Salysbery went from Medlame
for to mete withe the Duke of Yorke and Warwyke his sonnc
with iiij M^ men, and the quene lay by the wey with xiiij M^ men
Blorehethc felde. to stoppe his wcy. And he toke a felde manly at Blorehetlie the
xxiij day of Septembre, and faught and slowe many and put the
remnant to flight, and helde forthe his wey in purpos to LudJowc,
where Kynge Henry came with 1 M^ men a gayne the Duke of
Yorke, the Erie of ]\farche, the Erie of Rotlonde, the Erie of
Warwyke, the Erie of Salysbury, the whiche never entcndid to
be o]7crwyse then feythefull and trewe liege men to the kynge,
but cro welly were banysshed oute of this londe and not excepte
like as thei were worthi. And so ther departed the Duke of Yorke
and his sonne Eotlond thorowe Godis helpe in to Irelonde; and the
Erie of jMarche, the Erie of Warwyke, and the Erie of Salysbury,
and Sir John Wenloke in a litell vessell, Almighti God gided hem
oute of the Weste Centre by the see to Caleys. [

William Hewlyn, r John Plomer 1

Maire | John Stocker |A°xxxviij«.

This yere the kynge graunted the Duke of Somersett for to be
Capteyne of Caleys. A[nd] anone he made him rcdy thedirwarde;
but the Erie of Warwyke was J^er a fore, and kepte him that he
myght not londe there; and so he was conveyed to Gynes and his
pcpylle, and assone as he was with in the castell he made stronge
werre a gaynes Caleys, and they of Calys a gaynes him. And than
he sent in to Englonde to the kynge for more pepull. And so the
kyng sent the Lorde Eyveres and his sonne Antony with iiij'' men
for to strenthe the Duke of Somersett. And as they were at Sand-
wyche the Erie off Warwyke had knowleche, and a none he made a
sawte over with a godely fellaweshippe and londed at Sandwyche,
and toke the Lorde Reveres and his sonne and distrussyd all his
pepull. And so they were brought to Caleys a yenes her will. And
this yere a for this tyme the Duke of Exceter was syned for kepe
the see a yenes the Erie of Warwike, but his viage turned to


nought; and or l:c went to the sec lie tokc a gentilman ol" tlie
Temple that was called Ncvcll, and John Goode felaue, vinter, and
o];cr viij personcs, and bare hem on honde that they were going to
Caleys to the Erie of Warwykc with bowestrenges and arowes
heded. And here upon thei were danipncd of treison, and her
hedis sett on London Brigc, and thcr quarters on the yatis aboute
the towne. And this yerc Juddc, that was maister of the kynges
ordenaunce, as he caried ordenaunce to the kyngc warde, a litcll
bcyonde Seint Albonis, he was slayne on Seint Albones daye. And
|;at sanic tyme Moumiford was made capteyne of iiij'^ men for to
goo to helpe the Duke of Somersett. And as they were at Sand-
wiche the Erie of Warwyke had knowleche of them, and a none
he made oute a pussaunce of pcpuUe and beseged Sandwyche, and
wanne the towne, and toke Moumford, and many of his men slayne;
and so they led him to Caleys, and so led him to Else banke, and
thcr the shipmen smote of his hede, and ij of his menes hedis. And
sone after came the Erie of jNIarchCj the Erie of ^^^arwyke, the Erie
of Salysbury, and Sir John Wenlok, and the Lorde Audeley from
Caleys, and londid at Sandwyche; and so they came to London
warde, and ther mett with hem the Lorde Cobham and o]>er statys
and comyns of Kentt, and so they came to London. And the Lorde
Scalys was that tyme in London, and he desired to be capteyn of
the cite but the comenys wolde not have him. Than the Lord

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