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Compare 1587 edition: 1 At length the one with long ſickeneſſe wearyng away and finally deceaſſing,One part died before the o|ther. the other was not able to abide the greeuous ſmell of the dead car|caſe, but immediatly after died alſo.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Aboute the ſame tyme there iſſued foorth a fountayne of bloude out of the ſide of a moun|tayne in Galloway,Bloud [...] out of an [...]. and flowed in greate abun|daunce for the ſpace of ſeuen dayes togither, ſo that all the ryuers there aboute (whereof there is great ſtore in that countrey) had theyr waters mixed with bloude, and rennyng into the ſea, cauſed the ſame to ſeeme bloudie certaine miles diſtant from the ſhore.What was ment by theſe wonders. Theſe prodigous fightes put menne in greate feare, for that deui|nours did interprete the ſame to ſignifie ſome great bloudſhedde to fall vpon the Scots ſhort|ly after: They were alſo the better beleeued, for that within a whyle after that greate ouer|throw happened at Bronyngfielde, as before is ſpecified.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 [figure appears here on page 202] AFter that Co|ſtantine (as is ſayde) was en|tred into religion,Mal|colme. the before named Malcolme the ſon of Donalde was admitted king, or rather regent [...] who although he percei|ued right wel how the force of the realme was ſo enfeebled, that there was no hope to mainteyne warres abroad, yet his chiefe ſtudie was by all meanes poſſi|ble to defende the bordurers of the Scottiſhe do|minion, and before all things to procure peace with the Engliſh men. But as he was about to haue ſente Ambaſſadours vnto King Athelſtane, to haue treated for peace,Aualoſſu [...] had giuen him Northumber|land. he was credibly enfor|med, howe Athelſtane had gyuen Northum|berlande vnto Analaſſus, and made a league with him to haue his ayde againſt the Scottes. EEBO page image 203 Whiche newes put Malcolme in wonderfull dread, for that he vnderſtood how his realme was vnpurueyed of ſkilfull Captaines to make reſi|ſtance.A councell called. Yet hee cauſed a councell to be called, wherein when ſuche as were aſſembled propo|ned many fond & childiſhe reaſons, it might ap|peare there was ſmall hope of any good conclu|ſion: but euen as they were at a poynt to haue brokẽ vp without any certaine reſolution worde was brought howe through ſeditious diſcorde,The Engliſh|men and the Danes fall out togither, and ſight. whiche had chaunced betwixt the Danes and Engliſhmen being aſſembled togither in campe, they had fought a right bloudy battayle, the vi|ctorie in the ende remayning with the Engliſh|men, who ceaſſed not to purſue the Danes in chaſe, ſo long as any day light appeared in the ſkie.Aualaſſus fled into Weſt|merland. Aualaſſus with ſuche Danes as he might get togither after that ouerthrowe, fledde into Weſtmerland, and within three dayes after, in ſuche ſhippes as he found there vpon the coaſt,Ri [...]ed the Iſle of Man, & got him into Ire|land. he ſayled ouer into the Iſle of Man, and ſpoyling the ſame, with all the pray he paſſed from thence ouer into Irelande. In the meane time king A|thelſtane hauyng loſt no ſmall number of his people in the foreſayde batayle, omitted his iour|ney into Scotlande, and lay ſtill in Northum|berland, no man vnderſtanding what he enten|ded to do. Which newes were ſo pleaſant to the Scottiſhmen,They goe in proceſsion in Scotlãd for ioy that there was common ſupplica|tions and proceſſions made through the whole realme, in rendring thanks to almightie God for deliuering the people by this meanes frõ ſo great and preſent daunger.

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