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  • Title: The Civil Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York (Selection)
  • Editor: Rosemary Gaby

  • Copyright Rosemary Gaby. This text may be freely used for educational, non-profit purposes; for all other uses contact the Editor.
    Author: Samuel Daniel
    Editor: Rosemary Gaby
    Peer Reviewed

    The Civil Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York (Selection)

    99

    The swift approach and unexpected speed

    The king had made upon this new-raised force

    115

    In th'unconfirmed troops much fear did breed,

    Untimely hindring their intendeded course;

    The joining with the Welsh they had decreed

    Was hereby stopp'd, which made their part the worse,

    Northumberland, with forces from the North

    120

    Expected to be there, was not set forth.