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Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 1504The king then being at peace with England, and iuſtice ſo miniſtred amongeſt his owne ſub|iects, that they liued in greate reſt and quietneſſe, certaine of his counſell deuiſed wayes to winne the king great profite and gaynes by calling hys barons and all thoſe that helde any landes with|in his realme,A deuiſe to get the king money. to ſhew their euidence by way of re|cognition, and if they had not writings to ſhewe, (according to the auncient inſtruments & lawes of the realm ſufficient for their warrant, the lands ſhoulde remaine at the kings pleaſure: but when the king perceyued his people to grudge herewith, and not without cauſe, as with a thing deuiſed to diſquiet his people and the whole countrey, of his owne curteous and gentle nature, he eaſily agreed with the poſſeſſors of ſuch lands: for the whiche he purchaſed great loue amongeſt his people, and the deuiſors of that ordinaunce wanne paſſing great hatred and malice.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 This yeare in May the king helde his court of Iuſtice at Lowder,1506 and remouing it to Eden|bourgh, there continued the ſame, where the Lord of Thorneton was conuicted for killing his wife, and therefore loſt his head.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 There came an Ambaſſadour this yeare alſo from the Duke of Gelderland to renue the league betwixt the King and the ſayde Duke.

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