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Compare 1577 edition: 1 In this meane time, Anno Reg. 2. Trouble in Scotland. through controuersie raised betwixt the Scotish nobilitie, and the queene Dowa|ger of Scotland, which chanced especiallie about matters of religion, certeine of the lords there min|ding a reformation therein; and the quéene resisting them to hir power, in purpose to mainteine the old popish religion, which some name catholike; diuerse companies of souldiers and men of war were sent out of France into Scotland to aid the said quéene,Frenchmen sent into Scotland. where they were placed in diuerse townes and forts, to the high displeasure of the more part of the Sco|tish nobilitie: who lothing to be oppressed with stran|gers in that sort,The Scots sue to the queens maie|stie of Eng|land for aid against the French. were forced to sue vnto the quéene of England for aid to expell the French, who sought to subuert the ancient state of that realme, and to an|nex the same vnto the crowne of France.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 Their sute was the better liked of, for that it was doubted, least the Frenchmen (vnder pretense of bringing an armie into Scotland to appease the Scots) might attempt some inuasion here in Eng|land, considering that by procurement (as was thought) of the duke of Guise, vncle to the quéene of France and Scotland, a title should seeme to be pre|tended by his néece, the foresaid quéene, as might be gathered by manifest coniectures of the vsurping of armes, and so foorth. The names of the lords of Scot|land that made sute for aid against the Frenchmen at this season, were these:The lords of Scotland that were confede|rat togither against the French. the duke of Chateau le reault, the earle of Arraine his sonne, the lord Iames prior of saint Andrews, the earle of Argile, the earle of Glencarne, the earle of Rothouse, the earle of Southerland, the earle of Mounteith, the earle of Huntleie, the earle of Cathnes, the earle of Erroll, the earle Marshall, the earle of Morton, the earle of Cassils, the earle of Eglenton, the earle of Montros, the lord Ruithuen, the lord Boid, the lord Ogletrée, the lord Erskin, the lord Dromond, the lord Hume, the lord Roose, the lord Chreighton, the lord Leuingston, the lord Somerwell, the maister of Lindseie, the maister of Maxwell.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The quéenes maiestie, with aduise of hir graces councell, considering of this weightie businesse, and EEBO page image 1187 withall foreseeing the malicious purpose of hir ad|uersaries, and how the queene of Scots was in France married and gouerned, so as she was not a|ble to vse the libertie of hir crowne, did thinke it best to preuent such mischiefs as might insue, if timelie remedie were not vsed, to displace such dangerous neighbours the Frenchmen, that began to nestle themselues thus stronglie so néere at hand for no good purpose,The quéenes maiestie de|termineth to aid the Scots. as easilie might be ghessed. Herevpon was a power raised and sent foorth both by sea & land, the duke of Norffolke being appointed generall, and sent into the north, for the direction thereof. And first maister William Winter,Sir William Winter vice|admerall. appointed viceadmerall of the quéens nauie northwards, made saile toward Scotland, and wasting alongst the coast in Ianua|rie, came into the Forth, & so to the road of Leith, and there cast anchor, as well to impeach the landing of such Frenchmen, as might happilie be sent foorth of France, to the aid of the French there, against the Scotish lords, named of the congregation; as also to keepe them that laie in Insketh from vittels: and likewise to sée that none of the Frenchmen by water should passe to or from Leith: but to watch them so, as they shuld not inioy any commoditie that might come to either place by the same water.

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