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5.32. Sicilius.


Compare 1587 edition: 1 [...]cilius. [figure appears here on page 29] SIcilius the ſonne of Guintoline, be|ing not paſt ſeuen yeres of age when his father dyed, was admitted king, in the yeare .3660. after the buylding of Rome .430. and after the deliuerance of the Iſraelites out of capti|uitie . [...]8. and in the ſixt after the death of Alexander.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 By reaſon that Sicilius was not of age ſuf|ficient of himſelfe to guide the kingdome of the Brytaynes, his mother that worthie Ladie cal|led Martia, had the gouernance both of his reaſon and perſon committed to hir charge.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 She was a woman expert and ſkilful in dian [...]e ſciences, [...]ene Mar| [...]gouerneth [...]r ſonnes [...]ruth. but chiefely beeing admitted to the go|uernance of the realme, ſhe ſt [...]died to pre [...]e the common wealth in good quiet and wholſome or|der, [...]maketh [...]s. and therefore deuiſed & eſtabliſhed pro [...]table & conueniente lawes the which after were called Martian laws, of hir name that fyrſt made them.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Theſe lawes, as thoſe that were thought good and neceſſarie for the preſeruation of the common wealth, Alfred, or Alured, that was long after king of England, tranſlated alſo out of the Bry|tiſhe tongue, into the Engliſh Saxon ſpe [...]che, and then were they called after that tranſlation Marchenelaghe, [...]t. VVeſt. that is to meane, the lawes of Martia.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 To conclude, this worthie woman guided the lande during the minoritie of hir ſonne right politiquely, and highly to hir perpetuall renowme and commendation. And when hir ſonne came to lawfull age, ſhe deliuered vp the gouernaunce into his handes.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 How long he raigned wryters varie, ſome a|uouche but ſeuen yeares, [...]t. VVeſt. [...]ton. though other affyrme xv. whiche agreeth not ſo well with the accorde of other Hyſtories and tymes. He was buried at London.

5.33. Kimarus.


Compare 1587 edition: 1 KImarus the ſonne of Sicilius, began to raign ouer the Brytaynes,Kima| [...]s. in the yeare of the world 3657. and after the buylding of Rome .442. and in the firſt yeare of the .117. Olympiade.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 This Kimarus being a wild yong man, and giuen to follow his luſtes and pleaſure, [...]ian. was [...] by ſome that were his enimies, as he was abrode in hunting, when hee had raigned ſcarcely three yeares.

5.34. Elanius.


Compare 1587 edition: 1 [figure appears here on page 29]Elanius ye son of Kimarns, Elanius or as other haue, M [...]t [...]. VVeſt. his brother, began to rule the Brytaines in the yere after the creation of ye world. 3661. after the building of Rome. 445. after the deliuerance of the Israelites. 229. and in the fourth yere of the Seleuciens, after which account the bookes of Machabees doe recken, which beganne in the xiiij. after the death of Alexander.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 This Elanius in the Englishe Chronicle is named also Haran, by Mat. VVestm. Danius. and by an olde Chronicle which Fabian muche followed, Elanius: and Kimarus shoulde seeme to be one person: but other holde the contrarie, and say that he raigned fully .viij. yeares.

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