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Anecdotes of Archery
Part 16 of 34

SIR WALTER AUFITH, fage and grave,
Was with SIR HENRY SHERBURN bent ;
And under BULMER'S banner brave
The Bifhoprie of Durham went[37].

Whom enfued SIR CHRISTOPHER WARD,
With him SIR EDWARD EFFINGHAM ;
Next went SIR NICHOLAS APPLEYARD,
SIR METHAM, SIDNEY, EVERINGHAM.

Next went SIR BOLD and BUTLER brave,
Two lufty Knights of Lancafhire;
Then BURKERTON bold and BYGOT grave,
With WARCUP wild, a worthy fquire.

Next RICHARD CHOLMLEY and CHRISTON ftout,
With men of Hatfield and of Hull ;
LAURENCE of Dun with all his rout,
The people frefh with them did pull.

JOHN CLARTICE then was 'nexed near
With STAPYLTON of ftomach ftern;
Next whom FITZ-WILLIAM forth did fare,
Who martial faites was not to learn.

The next the left-hand wing did wield,
SIR MARMADUKE CONSTABLE old[38];
With him a troop well tried in field,
And eke his fans and kinsfolk bold.

Next him in place was 'nexed near
LORD SCROOP[39] of Bolton ftern and ftout,
On horfeback who had not his peer,
No Englifhman Scots more did doubt.

With him did wend all Wenfadale,
From Morton unto Moifdale Moor;
All they that dwelt on th' Banks of Swale,
With him were bent in harnefs ftour,

From Werefdale warlike wights did wend,
From Bifhop's Dale went bow-men bold,—
From Coverdale to Cotter-end,
And all to Kidfton caufey cold ;

From Mollerftang and Middleham,
And alt from Mafk and Middleconby,
And all that climb the mountain Cam,
Whofe crown from fnow Is feldom free ;

With lufty lads and large of length
Which dwelt at Seimer water-fide,
All Richmondfhire its total ftrength
The lufty Scroop did lead and guide.

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