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Compare 1577 edition: 1 But to returne to the purpose in hand, king William hearing of all these things, was not a lit|tle mooued at the same, but chéefelie with Malcolme king of Scots, for that his countrie was the onelie place wherein all the mal-contents of his realme had their refuge. Wherfore, thinking to reuenge the losse of his subiects, and to bring that realme also vnto his subiection, he went thither with an huge armie, a|bout the middle of August, where he first inuaded the bounds of Galloway, bicause he heard how the En|glish were latelie fled thither. Polydor. But after he had wea|ried his souldiers in vaine pursuit of them (who kept themselues in the mountaines and marres grounds) he gaue ouer the enterprise, and drew to|wards Lothiam, where king Malcolme laie with all his power, & sundrie English fugitiues, with whome he determined by battell either to end his trouble, or else to loose his life. Now as both the kings with their armies were readie to encounter, Malcolme began to doubt somewhat of the [...]iersenesse of the battell, Matth. Paris. bi|cause he saw the great puissance and readie willes of the English and Normans to fight, wherevpon he sent an harrold to king William to treat of peace, wherewith he was content at the last (though with much adoo) and so a vnitie insued betwixt them, H. Hunt. vp|on these conditions; namelie, that king Malcolme should doo homage to king William for the realme of Scotland,The king of Scots did ho|mage to king William for Scotland. and therevpon deliuer sufficient hosta|ges: and that on the other side, king William should pardon all the English outlawes in Scotland which then rebelled against him. The place where this peace was concluded, was called Abirnethi. After this, king William returned into England, where he yer long tooke the earledome of Northumberland from Gospatrike, Simon Dun. and gaue it to Waltheof the sonne of Siward; bicause of right it séemed to descend vnto him from his father,The kings iustice. but cheefelie from his mother Alfreda, who was the daughter of Aldred sometime earle of that countrie.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 At the same time also the king caused a castell to be built at Durham, and returned to London, where he receiued aduertisement that his subiects in Nor|mandie toward the parties of Angiew had begun a rebellion against him. Heerevpon with all speed he leuied an armie, whereof the most part consisted of English (whose seruice he liked rather in a forren countrie than in their owne) and sailed ouer into Normandie, where he easilie subdued his enimies by the valiancie of the English, whom from thenceforth he began somewhat to fauour and better thinke of than before. Yoong Edgar also grew in verie good EEBO page image 11 credit with him, for though he had twise broken his oth of allegiance, and run to the Scots as a rebell, yet now of his owne motion, returning to the king and crauing pardon, he was not onelie receiued, but also highlie honoured and preferred in his court.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 The yeare 1074. thrée moonks of the prouince of Mercia, purposing to restore religion after their ma|ner within the prouince of Northumberland, came into Yorke, and required of Hugh Fitz Baldricke (then shirife of the shire) to haue safe conduct vnto Monkaster,Mount ca|ster now Newcastell. which afterwards hight Newcastell, and so is called to this day. These moonks, whose names were Aldwin, Alswin, and Remfred, comming vn|to the foresaid place, found no token or remanent of any religious persons, which sometime had habitati|on there (for all was defaced and gone:) wherevpon, after they had remained there a while, they remooued to Iarrowe, where finding the ruines of old decaied buildings and churches, perteining in times past to the moonks that there inhabited, they had such assis|tance at the hands of Walkher bishop of Durham, that at length, by the diligent trauell and sute of these moonks, three monasteries were newlie founded and erected in the north parts, one at Durham, an other at Yorke, and the third at Whitby. For you must consider, that by the inuasion of the Danes, the churches and monasteries throughout Northumber|land were so wasted and ruinated, that a man could scarselie find a church standing in all that countrie, as for those that remained, they were couered with broome or thatch: but as for any abbey or monaste|rie, not one was left in all the countrie, neither did any man (for the space of two hundred yeares) take care for the repairing or building vp of any thing in decaie, so that the people of that countrie wist not what a moonke ment, and if they saw any, they woon|dered at the strangenesse of the sight.

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