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Compare 1587 edition: 1 But firſt there was a league concluded with newe articles of agreement betwixte the En|gliſhmen and Brytons,The Engliſh|men & Brytõs ioyned theyr powers with the Pictes. as yet inhabiting a|longſt the coaſtes of Cumberlande, by meanes EEBO page image 183 of whiche league bothe Brytons and Engliſh|men ioyned theyr powers togither, and in moſte ſpeedy and forcible wiſe paſſed the water of Tweede, firſt pitching theyr campe in the coun|trey of Mers. From whence immediatly kyng Oſbert (beyng appoynted as generall in that iourney) ſente an Herault vnto Donalde the Scottiſhe king,An Herault is ſent vnto Do|nald. commaunding him eyther to ſurrender vp vnto the Pictes all ſuche regions as the Scottes had taken from them, eyther els to looke to haue the Engliſhmen and Brytons no leſſe theyr enimies than the Pictes, whoſe cauſe they had taken vpon them to mayntaine and defende.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Donald being at the firſte ſore troubled with theſe newes, yet at length by the aduiſe of his no|bles hee tooke a good harte vnto him, and in de|fence of his realme, cauſed muſters to be taken throughout all his dominions,Osbert is put to the flight, at Iedworth, or Iedburgh. and foorthwith came into the fielde to encounter his enimies, whom hee founde at Iedworth ready to giue battell, where after ſore fight, in the ende Oſ|bert with his people was chaſed to the nexte mountaines.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Donald hauing thus obtayned the victory in this conflict, ſuppoſed all had bene his owne, and therevpon remoued ouer Tweede with all poſſible haſte, marchyng foorth till hee came to the mouthe of that ryuer, where there lay at anker certayne Engliſhe veſſels, laden with pro|uiſion of vitayles and all other things neceſſarie for the furniture of an armie.Osbert his prouiſion by water is taken by the Scot|tiſhmen. Donald ſetting vppon theſe ſhippes, with ſmall reſiſtaunce tooke them, ſpoyled them of all ſuche things as were founde aboarde, and after ſet fire on them. The ſpoyle was deuided amongeſt the Souldiers and menne of warre, whiche ſerued them to ſmall vſe or commoditie, for all the youth of the armie through enſample of theyr Prince was ſo corrupted in vicious cuſtomes, that the campe was repleniſhed with Hoores and Bawdes, Stewes and dicyng tables, in ſuche wiſe that all ſuche prouiſion as ſhoulde haue ſerued for ſtore and ſtaple of vitayles, was ſpente in rio|tous banqueting without any order or meaſure: and oftentymes (as it chaunceth where politike gouernment lacketh) there happened amongſt them in the armie,A great diſor|der in the Scot+tiſh campe. diſcorde and variaunce with ſundry murders and ſlaughters.

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