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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 After this, he went and laie a time with the ladie of Gines, that was his kinsewoman. Finallie about the téenth day of March, Anno Reg. 7. hauing assembled a power of Englishmen and Scotishmen, he entred Scot|land,Berwike besieged. and besieged the towne of Berwike, during the which siege, manie enterprises were attempted by the parties: and amongst other, the Scots entred England by Carleill, dooing much mischiefe in Gille|s [...]and, by burning, killing, robbing and spoiling. The king aduertised hereof, thought himselfe discharged of the agréement concluded betwixt him and Dauid Bruce, the sonne of Robert Bruce that had married his sister, & therfore tooke it to be lawfull for him to aid his coosen Edward Balioll the lawfull K. of Scots. And herewith assembling an armie, came to the siege of Berwike, togither with his brother Iohn of El|tham earle of Cornewall,The victorie of English|men at Ha|lidon hill. and other noble men, sée|king by all meanes possible how to win the towne: and finallie discomfited an armie of Scots, which came to the rescue theerof vpon Halidon hill, in slea|ing of them what in the fight and chase, seuen earles, nine hundred knights and baronets, foure hundred esquiers, and vpon 32 thousand of the common peo|ple: and of Englishmen were slaine but 15 persons, as our English writers make mention. The Scotish writers confesse, that the Scotishmen lost the num|ber of 14 thousand.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 Berwike de|liuered.On the morrow following, being S. Margarets day, the towne of Berwike was rendered vnto king Edward with the castell, as in the Scotish chronicle ye may read, with more matter touching the siege and battell aforesaid, and therfore here in few words, I passe it ouer. King Edward hauing thus sped his businesse, left a power of men with Edward Balioll, vnder the conduct of the lord Richard Talbot,The lord Ri|chard Talbot and returned himselfe backe into England, appointing the lord Percie to be gouernor of the towne of Ber|wike, and sir Thomas Grey knight his lieutenant. The lord Iohn Darcie lord chéefe iustice of Ireland, leauing the lord Thomas Bourgh his deputie in that countrie,The lord iu|stice of Ire|land cõmeth into Scot|land. passed ouer with an armie into Scotland, to aid the king, who (as ye haue heard) was there the same time in person. And so by the king on one side, and by the Irishmen on an other, Scotland was sub|dued, and restored vnto Balioll, who the morrow af|ter the octaues of the Natiuitie of our ladie, held a parlement at saint Iohns towne, in the which he re|uoked and made void all acts, which the late king of Scots Robert Bruce had inacted or made: and fur|ther ordeined, that all such lands and possessions as the said Bruce had giuen to any maner of person, should be taken from them, and restored to the for|mer and true inheritour.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 In this yeare about the twelfth of October, Simon Mepham archbishop of Canturburie, departed this life, in whose place succeeded Iohn Stretford, being remooued from the see of Winchester, Adam Me [...]|muth. whereof he was bishop, before that he was thus called to the see of Canturburie.1334 Anno Reg. [...] After Candlemas the king of Eng|land repaired towards Yorke, Adam Me [...]|muth. A parlement at Yorke. there to hold a parle|ment, to the which (beginning on the mondaie in the second wéeke in Lent) when Edward Balioll doub|ting to be surprised by his aduersaries, could not come, yet he sent the lord Henrie de Beaumont, and the lord William de Montacute, to make excuse for him. The king of England passing further into the north parts, held his Whitsuntide at Newcastell vpon Tine, with great roialtie: and shortlie af|ter, Edward Balioll king of Scots came thither,Edward B [...]lioll dooth [...]|mage vnto the king of Eng+land for Sc [...]+land. and vpon the nintéenth daie of Iune made his ho|mage vnto the king of England, and sware vnto him fealtie in the presence of a great number of Nobles and gentlemen there assembled, as to his superiour and chiefe lord of the realme of Scotland, binding himselfe by that oth, to hold the same realme of the king of England, his heires and successors for euer. He also gaue and granted vnto the king of England at that time fiue counties next adioining vnto the borders of England, as Berwike and Rocksburgh, Peplis, and Dunfres, the townes of Hadington and Gedworth with the castell, the forrests of Silkirke, Etherike, and Gedworth, so as all these portions should be cléerelie separated and put apart from the crowne of Scotland, and annexed vnto the crowne of England for euer. And these things were confirmed and roborated with oth, scepter, and wit|nesse sufficient.

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