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THE HUNTING OP THE CHEVIOT. 41
His handdes dyd he weal and wryng,
He sayd, "Alas, and woe ys me !" Such an othar captayn Skotland within, >«
He sayd, ye-feth shuld never be.
Wbrde ys commyn to lovly Londone,
Till the fourth Harry our kyng, That lord Perse, leyff-tenante of the Jlerchis,
He lay slayne Chyviat within. isa
" God have merci on his soil," sayd kyng Harry,
" Good lord, yf thy will it be ! I have a hondrith captayns in Ynglonde," he sayd,
"As good as ever was he: But Perse, and I brook my lyffe, 155
Thy deth well quyte shall be."
As our noble kyng mayd his a-vowe,
Lyke a noble prince of renowen, For the deth of the lord Perse
He dyde the battell of Hombyll-down : ieo
Wher syx and thritt4 Skottishe knyghtes
On a day wear beaten down: Glendale glytteryde on ther armor bryght,
Over castill, towar, and town.
163. Glendale is one of the seven wards of Northumberland. In this district the village of Homildown is situated, about a mile from Wooler. On the 14th of September, 1402,