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Compare 1587 edition: 1 And furthermore, leaſt the other conſpirators might prouide them of ſome other Chieftaine,Many kept in priſon. he apprehended diuerſe of the nobilitie that were ac|cuſed to be of Euans confederacie, the whiche he put in ſtrayte pryſon, there to bee ſafely kept, tyll the Peeres of the Realme had determined wyth good deliberation, what ſhoulde become of them. This buſineſſe being in this wiſe appeaſed, when all men looked for quietneſſe, there ſodenly follo|wed a greater and more pernicious trouble:One trouble followeth ano|ther. for ſuch is the courſe of the worlde, that when men leaſt thinke of miſchiefe, they fall oftentimes into moſt daunger.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Cadane king of Denmarke,Cadane king of Denmarke. pretending a ti|tle to all ſuche landes as ſometimes belonged to the Pictes, for that the reſidue of that Nation which had eſcaped the handes of the Scottes and Engliſhe men, had reſigned vnto him all theyr ryght and intereſt of the ſame landes, hee deter|mined in that quarell (and in reuenge of the in|iuries which the Pictes alledged they had ſuſtey|ned) to make warres both vpon the Scottes and Engliſh men.The cauſe that moued the Da+nes to make warre againſt England and Scotlande. He cauſed therefore an huge num|ber of ſhippes to be prepared, and a mightie army of men to be put in a readineſſe, to paſſe in the ſame ouer into Albion, vnder the leading of hys two brethren, the one named Hungat, and the o|ther Hubba.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 Theſe two Chieftaines hauing their ſhippes EEBO page image 188 and men with all prouiſion apperteyning once readie,A great nauye ſent into Scot|land. tooke the ſea, and ſayled forth til they came to the coaſtes of Scotlande, where they tooke land within the Countrey of Fife, before any tidings [figure appears here on page 188] were heard of theyr comming thither. The Da|nes being ſet a lande, ſpared no kinde of crueltie that might be ſhewed agaynſt the inhabitantes,The Danes vſe great crueltye. and namely for that they had not as yet receyued the fayth of Chriſt, they raged without all mea|ſure agaynſt Prieſtes and religious perſons, o|uerthrowing and burning vp Churches & Chap|pels, whereſoeuer they found any in theyr waye. Whereupon the Engliſhe men that inhabited in Louthian,The inhabitãtes fled the countrie. and the Scots which dwelled in Fife, lefte theyr houſes and poſſeſſions, flying into o|ther parties where they thought they might beſt eſcape the handes of their newcome aduerſaries.

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