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Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 It was further agreed,Commiſsio|ners appoin|ted to meete at Loughma| [...]an. that Commiſſioners ſhoulde meete at Loughma [...]an the eyghteene day of Nouember, aſwell for redreſſe of certayne offences done on the Weſt marches, as alſo for EEBO page image 406 declaring and publiſhing the peace. On ye Eng|liſh part, the Lord Dacres, the Lord Fitzbugh, ſir Richard Ratcliffe, ſir Chriſtopher Moreſhye, ſir Richard Salkeild, or three of thẽ. For ye Scots, the Lorde Kenedy, the Lord Mountgomery, the Lord Lile, Iohn Maxwel Steward of Annan|dale, Robert Creichton of Sanquhan, or three of them.

Commiſsio|ners to meete at Royden|borne.

And at Haldan Stanke.

Alſo, there were aſſigned commiſſioners to meete at Roydenborne for the Eaſt marches, the firſt day of December, and at Haldan Stanke for the middle marches on the fourthe daye of the ſame moneth. At which two places for Scotlãd there were aſſigned to appeare the Earle of Hũt|ley, the Erle of Angus, the Erle of Argyle Chã|cellor of Scotlãd, the Lord Auandale, the Lord Seyton, the Lord Oliphaunt, the Lord Stabhal with other. For Englãd, the Erle of Northum|berland, the Lord Greyſtocke, the Lorde S [...]rope of Maſſan, ſir William Gaſcoigne, ſir Roberte Conſtable and other. The ſame Commiſſioners had authoritie to aſſigne certayn perſons, to view and declare the boundes and limits apperteyning to Berwike, according to the true meaning of the league.The batable grounde. For the battell grounde it was accorded, that the ſame ſhoulde remayne without ſowing, or earing, building, or inhabiting, as it had done before.A marriage concluded be|twixt the Duke of Roth|ſay and the Lady Anne de la poole. Shortly after ye concluding of thys truce, King Richard entreated for a marriage to be had betwixte the Prince of Rothſay, eldeſt ſonne to king Iames and Lady Anne de la Poole, daugh|ter to Iohn Duke of Suffolke, and to the Lady Anne his wife, that was ſiſter to the ſayde King Richard. For the concluding of this marriage, both the Kings ſent their Ambaſſadours agayne vnto Notyngham, where their treatie had ſuche ſucceſſe for that time, that the marriage was a|greed vpon, and writings therof drawen, engroſ|ſed, and ſealed, and affiances made and taken by proctors and deputies on both partes. The fore|ſayd yong Lady was immediately called Prin|ces of Rothſay, but by the ſhort life of King Ri|charde hir vncle, ſhe ſhortly after loſt that name.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 King Iames within a while after the conclu|ſion of this league and marriage aforeſayde, for the expreſſing and declaring of his opinion tou|ching the Caſtell of Dunbar, whether he woulde be agreeable that the ſame ſhould remayne onely ſixe moneths,King Iames by letters ſig|nifieth hys minde tou|ching the ar|ticles of Dun|bar. or elſe during the tearme of ye whole truce in the Engliſhmẽs poſſeſſion, he wrote vn|to King Richard a louing letter, ſignifying vnto him, that he was not minded to ſeeke the recoue|rie of the ſayd caſtell by force of armes, but rather to leaue it in his hand, during the whole terme of the truce, neuertheleſſe, he inſtantly required hym for the bonde of that loue and familiaritie, which nowe by treatie and aliance was ſprong vp be|twixt them, that he would redeliuer the ſaid Ca|ſtell into his handes, according as reaſon mighte moue him thereto, conſidering the Engliſhmen had no right to it, being only deliuered to them by traitors of their natiue coũtrey without any rea|ſonable cauſe, or commiſſiõ lawfully authoriſed.King Richard would not de|liuer the Ca|ſtell of Dun|bar.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 King Richard dalied in this matter with plea|ſant letters & faire wordes, ſo feeding forth King Iames without minding to gratiſfie him in that ſuite, ſo that as long as king Richard liued, king Iames could neuer get it, for any thing he might do. In the yeere .1486. Henry Erle of Richmont comming out of France with a power of men,


King Richard ouerthrowen by the Earle of Richmond.

of the whiche Bernard Stewarde a Scottiſhman was chiefe Captaine, landed in Wales, & paſſing through ye cuntrey into Englãd, at lẽgth encoũ|tred King Richard & ſlew him, ſo obtayning the Crowne of that Realm. And after he was ſome|what quietly eſtabliſhed in the ſame, he came into the North partes where hee remayned the moſte part of the next ſommer, and regarding nothing more than to haue ye loue & friendſhip of his ney|bors, & to be confederate with the Kings & Prin|ces ioyning next vnto him,An ambaſſage ſente vnto Scotlande. he ſent from Newca|ſtell one of his counſellors Richard Foxe Biſhop of Exceter, and ſir Richard Edgecombe knight, Ambaſſadors vnto King Iames, to treat cõtract & renew the band of peace & truce betwixt the ſaid Kings and their Realmes. Theſe Ambaſſadors were gladly receiued of King Iames,The Kings aunſwere. who decla|red vnto them, yt he bare great fauor & loue vnto their maiſter, & woulde be glad to pleaſure hym in al he might: howbeit, that his ſubiects were not of ſo good a mind towards the Engliſh nation as he himſelfe wiſhed, & therefore he willed them to bee contented with a truce for ſeuen yeres, for further he could not do, for doubt to offend his nobilitie & ſubiects: but he promiſed ſecretly,His promiſe. that when thoſe ſeuen yeeres were expired, hee woulde ren [...]e the ſame for the tearme of other ſeauen yeeres, and ſo from ſeuen yeres to ſeuen yeres ſo lõg as he liued. This he did, bycauſe he perceyued that his people had him in ſuch hatred, that they would not con|ſent to any band that he ſhuld make: the Ambaſ|ſadors perceiuing his good meaning toward king Henry, confirmed the truce for thoſe ſeuen yeeres, and ſo returned home to King Henry, who was right glad of that they had done.

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