Edwardus Quartus Rex.
Pio A°. Thys yere was the erle of Oxenford be-heddyd and
ij°. A°. Thys yere the towne dech was new cast. And
Palmesonday felde. And the towne of Barwyke wanne.
iij°. A°. Thys yere was the sarganttes fest, and the mayer dyned
not there, and for be cause that he satt not princypall bothe he and
the comyns went a waye at that tyme. And this yere was the
battelle of Hexhame felde.
iiij°. A°. Thys yere the qwene was crownyd. And kynge
Henry put in to the Towere. And the rose nobyll at xs., the
aungell at vjs. viijd.
v°. A°. Thys yere came grete lordes from the londe of Poole and
Beame to see thys lond.
vj°. A°. Thys yere a battell in Smythfelde betwene the lorde
Scales and the basterd of Burgoyne, and the lorde Scales had the
worchyppe of the felde.
vij°. A°. Thys yere was the kynges suster Margaret marryd
unto Charles duke of Burgone.
viij°. A°. Thys yere was taken the lorde Harbord and hys
brother at Hedgcot felde and both be-heddyd, and the lorde Ryvers
and hys sone be-heddyd, and one Stafforde of Soutwyke that was
made erle Dennsher be-heddyd also.
ix° A°. Thys yere at Ester the duke of Clarans and the erle of
Warwyke flede into France. And Poynes and Alford be-heddyd.
And at Myhylmas the lordes came agayne into Englond and the
kynge flede into Hollonde, and kynge Henry put agayne to the
crowne. And the erle of Worceter be-heddyd. And the
prince borne. And a blacke sterre. And the battelle of
x°. A°. Thys yere the kynge came agayne in to Ynglond in
Lent, and dyd a battell at Barnet on Ester day, and there was
slayne the erle of Warwyke and hys brother markes Montagu, and
kyng Henry put agayne into the tower. And a battelle at
Teukysbury there was slayne kynge Henrys sone and many other
lordes and knyttes. And the basterd Fauconbryge came from
the see with hys retenew, [and] wolde have entered the citte, but he
was manly defendyd by the cittezens and many of hys men slayne.
xj°. A°. Thys yere in July was borne Richard the kynges
ijde sone, and he was made duke of Yorke.
xij°. A°. Thys yere was ordenyd in every warde a payer of
stockes; and that yere fifteen women ware ray hoddes.
xiij°. A°. Thys yere was a fray on sent Peteres evyn betwene
the kynges servantes and the wache men of the citte of London.
xiiij°. A°. Thys yere the kynge went in to France ward at
Mydsomer, and londyd at Callys with a grete armey, and hys host
went to Amias, and there spake with the Frenche kynge and there
made pece with owte battelle, and the Frenche kynge heldynge (fn. 1)
yerly xj Ml.li. and soo came home agayne.
xvj.°. A°. Thys yere beganne the reparacions of the walles of the
citte of London, and the deches abowte new cast.
xvij°. A°. Thys yere the ducke of Clarans was put to dethe.
And the terme deferrd from Ester to Myhylmas be cause of the
xix. A°. Thys yere the kynges syster duches of Burgone came
in to Ynglond to see hare brother. And this yere the kynge
taxid sore hys lond.
xxj°. A°. Thys yere the kynge made a grete army into Scotland
by hys brother the duke of Glocester, in the wyche viage he wane
Barwike. And a gret derth of corne.
xxij.°.A°. Thys yere descecid the kynge [xxij day] in Aperlle
enterynge in to the xxiij. yere of hys rayne.