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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 In the fift yeare of K. Edwards reigne,1331 Anno. Reg. 5. Edward Balioll came foorth of France into England, and ob|teined such fauour through the assistance of the lord Henrie Beaumont,Edward Ba|lioll commeth into England the lord Dauid of Strabogie earle of Athole, the lord Geffrey de Mowbraie, the lord Walter Cumin, and others, that king Edward granted him licence to make his prouision in Eng|land to passe into Scotland, with an armie of men to attempt the recouerie of his right to the crowne of Scotland, with condition that if he recouered it, he should acknowledge to hold it of the king of Eng|land as superiour lord of Scotland. The comming a|waie of Edward Balioll out of France is diuerslie reported by writers: some saie that he was aided by the French king, whose sister he had married: Caxton. and o|ther saie, that he being in prison in France, for the escape of an Englishman,Iohn Bar|nabie. one Iohn Barnabie es|quier, which had slaine a Frenchman by chance of quarelling in the towne of Dampierre, where the same Barnabie dwelled with the said Edward Ba|lioll,The lord Beaumont. so it came to passe that the lord Henrie Beau|mont hauing occasion of businesse with the French king, that fauoured him well, came ouer to France, and there vnderstanding of Baliols imprisonment, procured his deliuerance, and brought him ouer into England, and caused him to remaine in secret wise at the manor of Sandhall vpon Ouse in Yorkeshire with the ladie Uesci [...], till he had purchased the kings grant for him to make his prouision of men of war and ships within the English dominions.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 In the sixt yeare of king Edwards reigne,1332 Anno Reg. 6. Reig|nold earle of Gelderland married the ladie Elianor sister to this king Edward the third, Croxden. The earle of Gelderland. who gaue vnto the said earle with hir for hir portion, fifteene thou|sand pounds sterling. ¶ Isabell the kings daughter was borne also this yeare at Woodstoke. ¶ After that Edward Balioll had prepared and made readie his purueiances for his iournie, and that his men of warre were assembled and come togither, being in all not past fiue hundred men of armes, and about two thousand archers, and other footmen, he tooke the sea at Rauenspurgh in Yorkeshire, and from thence directing his course northward, he arriued at length in Scotland, where he atchiuing great victories (as in the Scotish chronicle yée may read more at large) was finallie crowned king of that realme.Edward Ba|lioll crowned k. of Scotlãd.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 It may séeme a woonder to manie, that the king EEBO page image 350 of England would permit Edward Balioll to make his prouision thus in England, and to suffer his peo|ple to aid him against his brother in law king Da|uid that had married his sister (as before ye haue heard.The cause that mooued K. Edward to aid Edward Balioll.) Indéed at the first he was not verie readie to grant their suit that mooued it, but at length he was contented to dissemble the matter, in hope that if Edward Balioll had good successe, he should then recouer that againe, which by the conclusion of peace during his minoritie, he had through euill counsell resigned out of his hands. The Scots neuerthelesse in December chased their new king Edward Bali|oll out of Scotland, so that he was faine to retire into England, and celebrated the feast of the Natiuitie at Carleill, in the house of the friers minors, and the morrow after being S. Stephans day, he went into Westmerland, Rich. South. Edward Ba|lioll chased out of Scot|land. where of the lord Clifford he was right honorablie receiued, to whome he then granted Douglas Dale in Scotland, which had béene gran|ted to the said lord Cliffords grandfather in the daies of king Edward the first, if he might at anie time re|couer the realme of Scotland out of his aduersaries hands.

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