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Compare 1587 edition: 1 But now touching the arriuall of Sueno the Norwaygian king in Fyfe, as before is expreſ|ſed, ye ſhall vnderſtand, that the pretence of his comming was to reuenge the ſlaughter of his vncle Camus and other of the Daniſhe nation ſlayne at Barre, Crowdane, and Gemmer.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The crueltie of this Sueno was ſuche,The crueltie of Sueno king of Norway. that he neyther ſpared man, woman, nor childe, of what age, condition or degree ſo euer they were, whereof when king Duncane was certified, hee ſet all ſlouthfull and lingering delayes aparte,Duncane be|ſturreth him ſelfe in aſſem|bling an army. and began to aſſemble an army in moſte ſpeedy wiſe, like a right valiant Captayne: for often|times EEBO page image 242 times it happeneth, that a dull cowarde, and ſlouthfull perſon conſtrayned by neceſſitie, becõ|meth right hardie and actiue. Therefore when his whole power was come togither, he deuided the ſame into three batayles.The ſcottiſhe army deuided into three ba|tayles. The firſte was led by Makbeth, the ſeconde by Banquho, and the king himſelfe gouerned in the mayne batayle or middlewarde, wherein were appoynted to at|tende his perſon the moſte parte of all the reſidue of the Scottiſhe nobilitie.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The army of Scottiſhmen beyng thus or|dered, came vnto Culros, where encountring with the enimies, after a ſore and cruell fough|ten batayle,Sueno van|quiſheth the Scottes. Sueno remayned victorious, and Malcolme with his Scottes diſcomfited. How|beit the Danes were ſo broken by this batayle, that they were not able to make long chaſe on theyr enimies, but kepte themſelues all night in order of batayle, for doubte leaſt ye Scots aſſem|bling togither againe, might haue ſet vpon them at ſome aduantage.

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