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Compare 1577 edition: 1 This yeare in Maie the king tooke a lone of mo|nie of all such as were valued at fiftie pounds and vpward in the subsidie bookes. Anno Reg. 34. The lord priuie seale, the bishop of Winchester,A lone. sir Iohn Baker, and sir Thomas Wriothesleie were commissioners about this lone in London, where they so handled the mat|ter, that of some head citizens they obteined a thou|sand markes in prest to the kings vse. They that laid forth anie summe in this wise, had priuie scales for the repaiment thereof within two yeares next insu|ing.Submission of the Irish nobilitie. Diuerse of the Irish nobilitie came this yeere into England, and made their submission to the king as in the Irish chronicle it is more particularlie tou|ched. Also wars fell out betwixt England and Scot|land, the causes whereof (as appeereth by a declarati|on set forth by the king of England at this present) in effect were these. First there were diuerse of the English rebels,The caus [...]s of the wars be|twixt Eng|land & Scot|land. such as had moued the commotion in the north and Lincolneshire, that fled into Scot|land, and were there mainteined: and although re|quest had béene made that they might be deliuered, yet it would not be granted.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Moreouer, where the king of Scots had promised to repaire vnto Yorke the last yeare, and there to méet his vncle the king of England, wherevpon the king of England to his great charges had made pre|paration for their méeting there; the same was not onelie disappointed, but also at the kings being at Yorke, in lieu thereof an inuasion was made by the Scots, as it were in contempt and despite of the king of England, who notwithstanding imputing the default of méeting to the aduise of his nephues councell, and the inuasion to the lewdnesse of his sub|iects, was contented to giue courteous audience vn|to such ambassadors as the same king of Scots sent into England, which came to the king at Christmas last, and with manie swéet and pleasant words excu|sed that which was doone amisse, & sought to persuade kindnesse and perfect amitie in time to come. And for the better accomplishment thereof, they offered to send commissioners to the borders, there to deter|mine the debate betwixt them of the confines, if it would please the king likewise to send commissio|ners for his part, which to doo he gratiouslie condes|cended, desirous to make triall of his nephue in some correspondence of deeds, to the faire and plea|sant messages in words which he had receiued from him.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 Herevpon commissioners were sent from either king, the which met and talked. But where the Eng|lishmen chalenged a peece of ground, vndoubtedlie vsurped by the Scots, being for the same shewed such euidence as more substantiall,The wilfull obstinatnesse of the Scotish cõmissioners. or more autentike can not be brought forth for anie ground within the realme; the same was neuerthelesse by the Scots denied and reiected, onelie for that it was made (as they alleged) by Englishmen, and yet was it so an|cient, as it could not be counterfeited now, and the value of the ground so little, and of so small weight, as no man would attempt to falsifie a writing for such a matter. But yet this deniall notwithstanding, the English commissioners departed from the Sco|tish commissioners as fréends, taking order, as hath béene accustomed, for good rule vpon the borders in the meane time to be obserued.

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