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Compare 1587 edition: 1 1482The Duke of Albany after his wife was dead which he had married in France, perceyuing him ſelfe not ſo well entreated as before, came ouer into Englande,The Duke of Albany com|meth into England. where king Edwarde receyued him righte honorably, promiſing as ſome haue written, to make him king of Scotlande: & there|vpon aſſembled an army of thirtie thouſand mẽ, with a great nauie by Sea to inuade Scotland, and appoynted Captaynes and leaders of the ar|my by land, his owne brother ye Duke of Glow|ceſter, the Duke of Albany and others. The king of Scot [...]tes hearing of their approche to inuade his Realme, reiſed a puiſſant army to reſiſt them, and came forward with the ſame vnto ye town of Lowder, where beeing encamped, the principall nobles of his Realme, as Archembalde Earle of Angus, George Erle of Huntley,The preſump|tuous demea|nor of the Scottiſh no|bilitie. Iohn Erle of Lenox, Iames Erle of Buchquhã, Androw ſord Grey, Robert Lord Lile, and diuers other, beeing armed, entred the kings lodging, where they ac|cuſed him of diuers things done and practiſed by him contrary to his honor & the common weale of his Realme, and ſpecially, bycauſe he vſed yõg counſell of lewde perſons, vnworthy and baſe of birth, ſuche as Thomas Cochram,Thomas Cochram. whome of a Maſon, he had made erle of Mar, through whoſe deuiſe and counſell, hee had cauſed to bee coigned certayne money of copper, not conuenient to bee currant in any Realme, which the people refuſed,Embaſing of cogne. and ſo great dearth & hunger was reyſed through the countrey. Moreouer, that he would not ſuffer the noble men to come neere his preſence, nor to take their counſell in gouerning the Realme, but gaue himſelfe to voluptuous pleaſure,The kings concubine na|med Dayſie. ſetting nought by ye Queene his lawfull wife, keeping a naughty harlot called the Dayſie in hir place.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 3 4 Alſo they layde to his charge, yt he had put hys brother the Earle of Mar vnto death, & baniſhed his other brother the Duke of Albany, & therefore they could not ſuffer him and the whole Realme to be longer miſledde by ſuche naughty perſons. And herevpõ they tooke Thomas Cochram Erle of Mar, William Roger,Cochram Erle of Mar and other hanged. and Iames Hommill Tayllor, who with others being conuict, were hanged ouer the Bridge at Lowder. Only Iohn Ramſey a yong man of eyghteene yeeres of age, for whome the king made great inſtaunce, was pardoned of life. This done, they returned to E|denburgh, and appoynted the king himſelfe to bee kept in the Caſtel by the Erle of Athole,The king kept vnder arreſt. and in ye meane time, the ſecond of Auguſt, they ſente An|drow Steward elect Biſhop of Murray, & Iohn Lord Darneley, to the Engliſh army lying then at Tuyder, to take truce for three moneths: but ye Dukes of Glowceſter and Albany came forward vnto Reſtalrig, where they encamped withoute any reſiſtance. The Engliſh nauie lying alſo in the Forth, was readie to aſſiſt their fellowes by land. Herevpon certaine noble men of Scotland, EEBO page image 404 as the Archbiſhop of Saint Androwes, the Bi|ſhop of Dunkeld, Colin Erle of Argyle, and An|drow Steward Lord Auendale great Chancel|lor of Scotland, wente to the Engliſh camp, and treating with the two Dukes,The Duke of Albany is re|conciled. agreed vpon cer|tayne articles, whereby the Duke of Albany was receyued into his countrey againe in peaceable wiſe, and had giuen to him the Caſtell of Dun|bar with the Erledomes of March and Mar. He was proclaymed alſo generall Lieutenant to the King: And ſo the Engliſhmen returned home|wards, and came to Berwike where they hauyng wonne the towne as they paſſed that wayes into Scotlãd, had left the Lord Stanley and ſir Iohn Eldrington with foure thouſand men, to keepe a ſiege before the Caſtell, and nowe they enforced the ſame: but the Lorde of Halis then Captayne within that Caſtell, defended it right manfully, ſending to the Duke of Albany and other the Lords of the counſell,The Caſtell of Barwike is taken. for reliefe to reiſe the ſiege. The Duke in deede reyſed an army, and came to Lamer More, but when they within perceyued that through diſſention betwixte the King and the nobles of the Realme, they were not like to be reſkewed, they yeelded the Caſtell into the Eng|liſhmens handes the .24. of Auguſt in that yeere 1482.


The king a priſoner.

after it had remayned nowe at this time in the Scottiſhmens handes the ſpace of .21. yeeres. The king remayning as priſoner in Edenburgh Caſtell, all things were ordered by the Duke of Albany, Androwe Stewarde Lord of Auendale Chancellor, & others, till the ſayd Duke, ye Arch|biſhop of Sainte Androwes, the Chancellor, the Erle of Argile & diuers others wẽt vnto Striue|ling to viſit the Queene and Prince, where the Duke was perſwaded by the Queene withoute knowledge thereof giuen to the other, to goe vnto Edenburgh,The king is ſet at libertie. and to reſtore the king vnto libertie. The Duke accordingly to the Queenes pleaſure comming to Edenburgh, beſeeged the Caſtell & wanne it, remoued the Earle of Athole, and ſet ye king and all his ſeruants at libertie, for the which good turne, the king ſhewed great tokens of loue to his brother the Duke, although it laſted not long. The Earle of Argile, the Biſhop of Sainte Androwes, the Chancellor and others which re|mayned at Striueling, when they hearde thoſe newes, fled into their owne countreys: and ſhort|ly after, the Biſhop of Sainte Androwes at re|queſt of the king,The Archbi|ſhop reſig|net [...]. reſigned his Biſhoprike in fauor of maſter Androw Steward prouoſt of Glene|lowden, and was content in recompence thereof, with the Biſhoprike of Murray. [...]8 [...] This yeere there was great theft, reiſe, & ſlaughter in diuers partes of the Realme, by occaſion of the variance be| [...] [...] and his nobles. [...] The Duke of Al| [...] [...] vnderſtood there was poiſon gi| [...] [...] drinke in the kings chamber, and therefore ſtoode in feare of his life, fledde from the Court vnto the Caſtell of Dunbar, whereby en|ſewed great diſcord. The king fearing the diſple|ſure of his nobles, gote him alſo into ye Caſtel of Edenburgh. The Erles of Angus, Bach [...]uhan,The king is forſaken. and others left the king, and aſſiſted the Duke of Albany. And the king through counſell of certain meane perſons whome he had againe taken vnto him, ſummoned the Duke and others his aſſi|ſtantes to come to anſwer for ſuch treaſon as hee had to lay againſt them,Lords are ſum|moned. and withall prepared an army to beſeege Dunbar, whereof the Duke be|ing aduertiſed fled into Englande, & afterwardes being accompanyed with the Earle of Dowglas and a great nũber of Engliſhmen inuaded Scot|land vpon the weſt marches,Scotland in|uaded. where many Eng|liſhmen were ſlaine and taken by the reſiſtaunce of the Lards Cokpule, Iohnſton and others, the Duke was put to flight, and the Erle Dowglas taken and brought to the king, who bycauſe hee was an aged man and had bin long baniſhed his countrey, was ſente to the Abbey of Lundoris,Erle Dowglas ſent vnto an Abbey. where hee remayned the reſt of his dayes, and at length, departing this life, was buried there. The Duke of Albany for the loſſe of that army, was blamed of the king of England,The Duke of Albany is blamed. and therevpõ ta|king a miſliking, ſecretely departed ouer into France by the help of Iohn Liddell, ſonne to Sir Iames Liddell knighte, who afterwards loſt his life for the ſame. The Duke was well entertey|ned in France by the King there: and finally rũ|ning at tilt with Lewes Duke of Orleance, was hurt with the ſplint of a Speare and thereof died. He lefte behinde him two ſonnes, Iohn Duke of Albany, that was after gouernor and tutor to king Iames the fift, & Alexander that was after Biſhop of Murrey and Abbot of Scone. Thys yere the Lords Hume, Torreklis, Oliphant, and Drummond, were made Lordes of the Parlia|ment. In the yeere .1484.


The Archbi|ſhop is ſent to Rome.

the king ſent the Arch|biſhop of Saint Androwes vnto Rome for cer|tayne priuileges which he obteyned. And ye ſame yeere, Pope Innocente the eighte of that name,The Pope ſent to entreate fo [...] peace. ſent the Biſhop of Imola to treate of peace be|twixt Richarde King of Englande and Iames king of Scotlãd. Iames king of Scottes hauing not long before made diuers incurſions & roades into England, and that to his profite, hee ſewed therevpon for a truce, which came to paſſe euen as king Richarde wiſhed, ſo that condiſcending to haue a communication,Commiſsio|ners appoyn|ted on the behalfe of the king of Eng|land and Scot|lande to treat [...] for a peace at Notingham. commiſſioners were appoynted for both partes to meete at Notyng|ham ye ſeuenth day of September nexte enſuing.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 3 4 5 6 For the King of Scottes there appeared Co|lin Earle of Argile, the Lorde Cambell, and the Lord Chancellor of Scotlãd, William Biſhop of Abirdene, Robert Lord Lyle, Laurence Lord Oliphant, Iohn Drummound of Stubhall, Ar|chybald EEBO page image 405 Duytelaw Archdeacon of Lawden, and Secretary to king Iames, Lyon king of armes, and Duncan Dundas. For king Richard, there came Richard Biſhop of S. Aſſaph, Iohn Duke of Norfolke, Henry Erle of Northumberlande, Thomas Lord Stanley, George Stanley Lord Straunge, Iohn Gray Lord Powes, Richarde Lord Fitzhugh, Iohn Gunthorpe, keeper of the Kings priuie ſeale, Thomas Barrow maſter of the Rolles, ſir Thomas Bryan chiefe iuſtice of ye common place, Sir Richarde Ratclife Knighte, William Cateſby, & Richard Salkeld Eſquires. Theſe counſellers in the latter end of September after ſundry meetings and communications had togither, concluded (as followeth) a peace to bee had betwixt both the Realmes for ye ſpace of three yeres, [...] [...]ea [...]e con| [...]d for [...]re yeeres. the ſame to begin at the riſing of the ſunne on the .29. of September in the yeere .1484. and to continue vnto the ſetting of the ſunne on the .29. of September, in the yeere .1487. during whyche tearme, it was agreed, that not onely all hoſtilitie and warre ſhuld ceaſſe betwixt ye two Realmes, but that alſo al ayde and abaitement of enimies ſhould be auoided, and by no colorable meanes or way in any caſe vſed. The towne and Caſtell of Barwike to remayne in the Engliſhmens hãds, for the ſpace of the ſayde tearme, with the ſame boundes as the Engliſhmen poſſeſſed it at that ſeaſon, when it was deliuered to the Scottiſhmẽ by king Henry the ſixt. It was likewiſe condiſ|cended, that all other Caſtels, holdes, and fortreſ|ſes during the tearme of the ſayde three yeeres, ſhould abide in the hands of thoſe that held them at that preſent, the Caſtell of Dũbar only excep|ted.

The Caſtell of Dunbar in the Engliſh|mens hands.

[...]n article for the Caſtell of Dunbar.

This Caſtell of Dunbar was deliuered vnto the Engliſhmen by the Duke of Albany, when he fled into France, and ſo remained in their hãds at that time of concluding this truce. Herevppon (by reaſon the Scottiſh commiſſioners had not authoritie to conclude any ful agreement for that Caſtell, vnleſſe the ſame might be reſtored vnto ye king their maſters hands) it was accorded, that if the king of Scots within the ſpace of .40. dayes next enſewing, did intimate his reſolute refuſall to be agreeable, that the ſayd Caſtell ſhoulde re|mayne in the Engliſhmens hands aboue ye ſpace of ſixe moneths, that then during that tearme of ſixe moneths, thoſe that kepte the Caſtell for the Engliſhmen ſhould remayne in quiet, and not be troubled nor moleſted by any kind of meanes by the ſayde King of Scottes, or any other by hys procurement, ſo that they within ye Caſtell like|wiſe abſteyned from making any iſſues or reiſſes vpon the Scottiſhe people. And if after that the ſayd tearme of ſixe moneths were once expired, it ſhould chance, that any warre aroſe for defending or recouering the ſayd Caſtell, yet the truce ſhuld endure for all other rightes and poſſeſſions, not|withſtãding that it might be lawfull to do what lay in any of their powers, eyther for winning, or defending the foreſaid Caſtel, as though no truce had bene concluded. It was further agreed,An article for Traytors. that no traytor of eyther Realme ſhoulde be receyued by ye Prince of ye other Realm, and if any traytor or Rebell chanced to arriue in eyther Realme, the Prince thereof to deliuer him vpõ demaũd made.An article for Scottiſhmen already being in England. Scottes already abiding in England & ſworne to the king there, may remain ſtil, ſo their names be certified to ye Scottiſh King, within .40. days.An article for the Wardens of the marches If any Warden of eyther Realm ſhuld inuade ye others ſubiects, he to whome ſuch Wardẽ is ſub|iect, ſhal within ſixe days proclaime him traytor, & certifie the other Prince thereof within .2. days.

A clauſe to be put in ſafecon|ducts.

An article for ſuch as ſhould ſerue eyther Princes in warre.

And in euery ſafeconduct this clauſe ſhoulde be conteyned. Prouided alwayes that the [...] nor of this ſafeconduct be no traytor. If any of the ſubiects of eyther Prince do preſume to aide [...] mainteyne, or ſerue any other Prince againſt a|ny of the contractors of this truce, then it ſhall be lawfull to him, to whome hee ſhewed himſelfe e|nimie, to apprehende and attach the ſayd ſubiect, going, comming, or tarying within any of hys dominions.Colleagues compriſed in the truce. Colleagues compriſed in this truce (if they woulde aſſente thereto) on the Engliſhe part were theſe, the king of Caſtell and Leon, the king of Arragone, ye king of Portingale, ye Arch|duke of Auſtrich and Burgoine and the Duke of Britaine. On the Scottiſhe parte, Charles the French king, Iohn King of Denmarke & Nor|way, the Duke of Gelderlãd & the Duke of Bri|tayne.Lorne and Lunday ex|cepted. The Lordſhip of Lorne in the Realme of Scotland, and the Iland of Lunday lying in the riuer of Seuerne, in the Realme of Englande, were not comprehended in this agreement. This concord, peace, and amitie thus concluded, was appoynted to be publiſhed ye firſt day of October, in the moſt notable cities and townes of both the Realmes. For ye ſure obſeruation, keeping & per|formance of this truce and league, there were ap|pointed for conſeruators on ye Scottiſh ſide Da|uid Earle of Crawford & Lord Lindſey, George Erle of Huntley Lord Gordon and Badzenath, Iohn Lord Darnlye, Iohn Lord Kenedy, Ro|bert Lord L [...]e, Patrick Lord Haleene, Laurence Lord Oliphant, William Lorde Borthwike, ſir Iohn Roſſe of Hal [...]her [...], ſir Gilbert Iohnſon of Elphy [...]ſton, ſir Iohn Lundy, ſir Iohn Og [...]y of Arly, ſir Robert Hamilton of F [...]galton, Sir Willã Balȝe of Lamington, ſir Iohn Kenedy of Blarqbone, ſir Iohn Wen [...]es, ſir W. Rochwen, Edward Stochton of Kirke paty, Iohn D [...]as, Iohn Roſſe of Mountgrenan Eſquires.

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