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Compare 1587 edition: 1 After this victorie thus obteyned by Malcolm, he called ſuch noble men as were taken priſoners in this battaile before him,Malcolmes wordes to thẽ that were ta|ken priſoners. vſing manye gentle wordes towards them, declaring how the right of the crown apperteyned vnto him, & that ye warres which he had made, were not attẽpted againſt the cõmon wealth of the Scottiſh eſtate, but rather in reliefe therof, to the ende the people might be dely|uered of the tyrannie exerciſed by Grime and his counſellors. And when he had thus vttered his minde vnto them,A Parliament at Scone. he appointed a publike aſſemble to be kept at Scone (for the electiõ of a new king) [figure appears here on page 227] there to be holden within .xv. days after. Whither the Scottiſh nobiltie cõming togither at the day and place appoynted, and conſenting to crowne Malcolme king,Malcolme re|fuſeth the crowne but vpon cõdition he vtterly refuſed to receyue the crowne, except the law eſtabliſhed by his father Kenneth for the ſucceſſion therof were firſt cõfir|med & approbate,The ordinance of king Ken|neth for the ſucceſsion of the crowne is confirmed. wherevpon the Lordes bounde thẽſelues by ſolemne othes to perform the [...], & neuer to breake or violate it in any condition.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 His requeſt herein being graũted with generall conſent both of the nobles and cõmons, the crown was ſet vpon his heade, he beeing placed in the EEBO page image 228 Chayre of Marble, to the great reioyſing of al the people preſent.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Mal|colme.WHen the ſolemnitie of this coronation was ended, he called afore him again al the lords and peeres of his realme, of the which part had ay|ded him in the laſt warres, & part had bin aſſiſtant vnto his aduerſarie Grime:Malcolme a|greeth the no|bles of his realme. & there vſed the matter in ſuch wiſe amongſt them, that he made them all friendes, eche one promiſing to other, to forget all former offences, diſpleaſures & controuerſies paſt, which he did to auoid al inteſtine trouble yt might grow out of the rootes of ſuch rãcor & malice, as in time of the ciuil diſcord had ſprũg vp amõgſt thẽ.

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