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Compare 1587 edition: 1 All theft, reife, murther, and robberie ceaſſed in his dayes, by ſuch rygorous execution of lawes penall as he cauſed to bee exercyſed through all the boundes of Scotlande:The ſauage people refor|med them|ſelues. Inſomuche that the ſauage people of the oute Iles ſorted themſelues through terror and dreade of due puniſhment to EEBO page image 423 liue after the order of lawes and Iuſtice, where otherwiſe of themſelues they are naturally incly|ned to ſedition and diſquieting of eche other. To conclude, men were in great hope, that if it had pleaſed the high determinate purpoſe of almigh|tie God to haue lente to him longer lyfe, hee ſhoulde haue brought the Realme of Scotlande to ſuche a flouriſhing eſtate, as the lyke in none of hys Predeceſſours tymes was yet euer heard of.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 There died with him in that vnfortunate bat|taile, of noble men, beſide other of the meaner ſort: The Archbiſhop of Saint Androwes his baſtard ſonne, the Biſhop of the Iles. The Abbots of In|chaffray and Kylwenny, the Erles of Montros, Crafford, Argile, Lenox, Glencar, Cathnes, Ca|ſtelles, Bothwel, Arrel high Coneſtable of Scot|land, Addel, Athol, & Morton: the Lords Louet, Forbos, Elueſton, Roos, Inderby, Saintcleare, Maxwel, & his three brethren, Daunley, Simple, Borthick, Bogony, Arſkil, Blackater, & Cowin: knights and gentlemen of name, ſir Iohn Dow|glas, Cutbert Hume of Faſt caſtell, ſir Alexander Seton, ſir Dauy, maiſter Iohn Grant, ſir Dun|kin Cawfield, ſir Saunder Lowder, ſir George Lowder, maiſter Marſhal, maiſter Key, maiſter Ellot, maiſter Cawell clerke of the Chauncerle, the deane of Elleſter, Mack Kene, Mack Clene, with many other.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 James. [figure appears here on page 423] AFter the death of that worthy prince king Iames the fourth, ſlaine at Branxton (as before yee haue heard) his ſonne Iames the fifth ſucceeded him: for after the returne of thoſe that eſcaped from the ſayde field, the Queene aſſembled the Lordes and eſtates of the realme togither at Striueling,An aſſemble at Striueling. where the .xxj. day of September .1513. hir ſonne the foreſayde Iames the fifth, a child of one yeare fiue Monethes,1513 and tenne dayes of age, by vni|uerſall aduice and conſent was crowned King,The king crowned, and the Queene appoynted [...]gent. and his mother the Queene appoynted Regent of the Realme, vſing the counſaile of the reue|rend father Iames Betõ Archbiſhop of Glaſgew the Erles of Huntley,A deba [...]e. Angus, and Arrane. But ſhortly after they fell at variance among them|ſelues about the beſtowing thoſe benefices which were vacant by the deaths of thoſe perſons which had beene ſlaine at the fielde,The Duke of Albanie is [...]or. by reaſon whereof ſome of them writte letters ſecretely into France to Iohn Duke of Albanie, willing him to come into Scotland to be tutor to the king, and gouer|nor of the Realme, as he that was next of bloud to the king, and neareſt to the crowne, in caſe the kings childrẽ deceaſſed without iſſue. He therfore ſent Monſieur de la Bawtie, into Scotland,Monſieur de la Bawtie is ſent into Scotland. who in company of the Erle of Arrane, the Lord Flem|ming, and Lion the Herald (which long had bene in France) landed on the weſt coaſt the thirde of Nouember, and ſhortly after the ſaid Monſieur de la Bawtie deliuered his letters to the Queene and Lordes, who thervpon met at S. Iohns towne,An aſſembly had at Striue|ling. and there by vniuerſall conſent it was accorded, that the Duke of Albany ſhoulde be admitted tu|tor and gouerner to the king and realme, and that the ſame ſhoulde be confirmed in Parliament by ye three eſtates which ſhuld be kept at Edẽburgh the .xiij. day of March next for the ſame intent.

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