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Folio 72r
Folio 72r
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Elyne ys son of͵ Ingelonde was Emperoure of͵ Roome
and he recouerde the crosse þᵗ cryste dyed vpponʹ . ¶ And
thus was þᵉ Empyre kepte be my kynde elders & thus
haue we evydence I nowȝe that we have ryght to clayme the tytil of the empyre ofto þᵉ Empyre of͵ hole Rome


Milestone: King Angwysshaunc speaks

¶ Than answerde kynge Angwysshaunc͵ vnto Arthure
Sir þou ouȝte to be a bovenʹ aƚƚ͵ othir crysten kyngɤ for
of͵ knyghthode and of͵ noƀƚe counceyle þᵗ is aƚƚ͵ way
In the is none lyke unto the ¶ And Scotlonde had neuer scathe syne ye were
crowned kynge ¶ And whan þᵉ Romaynes raynede
vppon vs they raunsomed oure elders and raffte vs of͵
oure lyves and put this londe to extorsions and tayles // ¶ There fore I make myne avow vnto
mylde Mary And vnto Jɧu cryste that͵ I shaƚƚ͵ be aven//
ged vppon the Romayns And to farþer thy fyght͵ I shaƚƚ͵
brynge þᵉ ferse men of͵ armys fully ·xxti. Mƚ· of͵ tyred
men I shaƚƚ͵ yeff͵ hem my wages for to go and warre
on the Romaynes & to dystroy hem and aƚƚ͵ shaƚƚ͵ be wᵗ
In .ij. ayges to go where þᵉ lykes

Milestone: King of Little Brittany speaks

¶ Than þᵉ kyngʹ of͵
lytyƚƚ͵ Brytayne sayde vnto kynge Arthure Sir an//
swere thes alyauntes and gyff͵ them þeire answere and
I shaƚƚ͵ somen my pepƚe and ·xxxti. Mƚ· men shaƚƚ͵ ye
haue at͵ my costis and wages · ye sey weƚƚ͵ seyde þᵉ
kynge Arthure

Milestone: Lord of West Wales speaks

¶ Than spake a myghty deuke that͵
was lorde of͵ weste Walys Sir I make myne a vo//
we to god to be revenged on the Romaynes . And to
haue þᵉ vawarde and þere to vynquyshe wᵗ vyctory þᵉ
Vyscounte of Roome ¶ ffor onys as I paste on pyl//
grymage aƚƚ͵ by the poynte Tremble thanʹ þᵉ vysco//
unte was In Tuskayne and toke vp my knyghtys
& raunsomed them vnresonaƀƚe ¶ And than I complay //
ned me to the Potestate and þᵉ Pope hym self͵ but͵ I had
no thynge ellys but͵ plesaunte wordys oþer reson at͵