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Compare 1587 edition: 1 Beſide his Biſhoprike, he helde in his hands the commaundary of the Abbey of Pettinweme, whiche was worth vnto hym .800. crownes by yeere.

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The marriage of Iames the thirde.

In the yeere .1469. on the tenth day of Iuly, king Iames the third b [...]ing as then about [...] yeeres of age, married in the Abbey of Holy Roode houſe neere Edynburgh, the Lady Mar|garet, daughter to the King of Denmarke and Norway, whiche Lady was at the ſame tyme not paſt twelue yeeres of age, ſome ſay ſixteene.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 The King of Norway re|ſigneth his title to the ou [...] Iles.Hir father the King of Denmarke and Nor|way, in name of hir dower, tranſported and re|ſigned to King Iames all his right, title, and in|tereſt which he pretended to the out iles. The Ambaſſadours that were ſent into Denmarke to conclude this mariage, and to conuey the Bride into Scotland, were theſe: Andrew Duſdeir Bi|ſhop of Glaſgo, the Biſhop of Orkney, the Lorde Auandale Chancellor of Scotlande, and Tho|mas Boyd Earle of Arrane, who had married the kings ſiſter, and was now in his abſenſe rũne into the Kings diſpleaſure, whereof his wife ha|uing intelligence, hearing of hir huſbands arriual with ye other in the forth, gote out of Edinburgh, and comming a ſhipborde vnto him, gaue hym to vnderſtande what diſpleaſure the King hadde conceyued againſt him: who perceyuing himſelfe in what daunger he ſtoode if he tooke lande,The Earle of Arrane in the Kings diſ|pleaſure. retur|ned backe into Denmarke, taking his wife with him. The King heerewith was ſo offended, that he cauſed both the ſayd Earle and his father to be atteynted of high treaſon, and ſente for his ſiſter backe into Scotlande, cauſing a diuorſe in ab|ſence of hir huſbande to be ſewed, and gote ſoorthe betwixt them,The Lord Ha|milton ma| [...]eth the kings ſiſter. marrying hir afterwardes to the Lord Hamilton, to whome hee gaue the Earle|dome of Arrane, which hir former huſband had in gift before. Of this marriage, thoſe of the houſe of Hamilton are diſcend [...]d, & are neereſt of bloud to ye Crowne of Scotland as they pretend.

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