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Compare 1587 edition: 1 The Biſhops ſea, whiche before had bene at Abirnethy,S. Reule his Church, nowe called Saint Andrewes. hee tranſlated vnto the Churche of that holy man Saint Reule. Euer ſithe whiche time the towne hath bene called Saint An|drewes, and thoſe whiche gouerned the ſame Churche long time after, were called the greate Biſhoppes of Scotlande: for the realme was not deuided into Dioceſes till the daies of Mal|colme the thyrde, who by deuine inſpiration as is ſayde) ordeyned the ſea of Murthlake, now called Abirden: but ſuche as were reputed of vertuous behauiour and knowledge meete for the office, vſed the authoritie and rowmeth of Biſhoppes in what place ſo euer they were re|ſident. Yet ſuche was the continuaunce of thoſe which gouerned the church of Saint Andrewes, that there haue bene aboue the number of fortie Biſhoppes, reſident there ſithe the firſte inſti|tution of that ſea: many of them for the opi|nion conceyued of theyr holineſſe beyng num|bred accordyng to the maner in times paſte in the regiſter of Saints.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The boundes [...] Scottiſh ki [...]gdome.But nowe to returne vnto Kenneth, who hauing (as is ſayde) enlarged the boundes of his kingdome, ſo as the ſame ſtretched foorth vnto the confynes of Northumberlande on the one ſide, and to the Iſles of Orknay, on the other the ſea compaſſing in the reſidue, at the length after hee hadde reygned aboute twentie yeares in greate renowme and glory, hee depar|ted out of this lyfe,

King Kenneth departeth out of this life.

85 [...] H.B.

through to muche abun|d [...]n [...]ce of rewmatike mater, at Fortivoite, in the yeare of our Lorde .856. His bodie was con|ueyed into the Iſle of Colmekill, and there ho|norably buried amongſt his aunceſtours.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 DonaldAFter his deceaſſe ſucceeded in gouernment of the realme his brother Donald,Donald the [...] of that [...] accer| [...] [...] bro|ther Kenneth. farre dif|fering in qualities from his noble brother the foreſayde Kenneth, but yet before he came to the rule of the realme, he diſcloſed not his vicious nature, for doubte of offending the king his bro|ther.The king is of diſſolute behauiour. Neuertheleſſe he had continued vnneth twoo yeares in the aſtate, but that he had ſub|uerted all good orders in his realme, by his naughtie enſamples of diſſolute liuing: for his minde was ſet on nothing but on wanton plea|ſures: as in the vnlawfull vſe of concubines, riotous banquetting, keepyng of Hawkes, Houndes, and Horſes for pleaſure, and not for the vſe of warres, whereof hee had no regarde at all: for ſuche charges as hee ſhoulde haue bene at for mayntenance of men of warre to keepe the frounters of his realme, was imployed vpon a ſorte of raſcals, that ſerued him in the furthe|rance of his wanton delites and voluptuous de|ſires, as Huntſmẽ, Fauconers, Cookes, Bawdes, Ruffians, and ſuche lyke.

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