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Compare 1587 edition: 1 Stood Mares brought out of Hungarie into Scotlande for breede.He brought forth of Hungarie ſundrie great Horſes and Mares for generation, that by ſuche meanes the countrey might be prouided of great horſes of their own race, where til that time there was none bred within Scotland, but ſmal nags, more meet to ſerue for iourneying hackneis than for any ſeruice in the warres.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Not long before this time,Ambaſſadors out of Den|marke. there came an Ambaſſade from the King of Denmarke vnto king Iames, requiring him to make payment of ſuch yearely tribute as was due to the ſayde king of Denmark, being alſo king of Norway,Their requeſt. for the weſterne Iles, according to the promiſe and a|greement made by Alexander ſometime king of Scotland, the thirde of that name, vnto his pre|deceſſor Magnus, at that time king of Norway.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The Ambaſſadours that came with this meſ|ſage, were honourably receyued, and in like ſort enterteyned by king Iames, who at their depar|ture gaue to thẽ ſundry rich gifts, and appointed EEBO page image 383 ſir William Creichtoun to goe with them into Denmarke,Sir William Creighton ſent into Denmark.Ambaſſadour from him, to the king there, who vſed himſelfe ſo ſagely in this buſi|neſſe which he thus went about, that renuing the olde league betwixt the two Realmes of Den|marke and Scotlande,Peace and ami|tie betwixt Scotland and Denmarke. ſtedfaſt peace and aſſured amitie without any more ado thereof enſued.

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