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Compare 1587 edition: 1 Grime moued with the wordes of the Biſhop (who moſt inſtantly beſought him, although the calamitie and great affliction of his people did but little mollifie his heart, yet in reſpect of his owne ſuretie, which might not continue if his people were once deſtroyed,Grymes an|ſwere to Fo|thadus. to remit part of his high diſ|pleaſure) anſwered, that peace he could be conten|ted to haue, ſo the ſame might be concluded with his honor ſaued: for ſurely warres he neuer deſired but onely in defence of his good title & right, which he had to the crowne deſcended vnto him by the olde lawes and auncient ordinances of the realm, & therefore he purpoſed not to leaue the ſame with life, but to fight for it agaynſt Malcolme, and all his partakers, euen vnto death: But if it were ſo, that Malcolme would content himſelfe with the principalitie of Cumberland, & ſo thervpon breake vp his campe and depart forth of the lands pertey|ning to the crown, he woulde gladly com to a cõ|munication with him for peace, but if Malcolme refuſed thus to do, he aſſured him that he woulde not leaue off to purſue him to the vttermoſt of his power, as his moſt cruel and fierce enimie.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Fothadus hauing heard Grymes wordes, be|ſought hym to ſtay a tyme, tyll hee myght goe vnto Malcolme, to vnderſtande what hys full mynde was in this behalfe, not doubting but to finde him conformable vnto any reaſonable mo|tion, for relieuing of the poore afflicted ſtate of the lande.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Fothadus go|eth vnto Mal|colme.Gryme graunting to this requeſt, Fothadus in like ſort and habite as he came vnto Gryme, went vnto Malcolme, whome he founde at Sterling. Where comming before his preſence wyth a long Oration, hee greatly bewayled the dolo|rous calamityes of the Scottiſh common weale, into the which it was fallen through ciuil ſediti|on only: and herewith declared alſo by great like|lyhoodes of ſubſtantial reaſons, how infortunate and miſerable the ende ſhould be of the warres, if the ſame were purſued to the vttermoſt.

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