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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.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 To reherſe the troubles and great diſquietneſſe that chaunced during the minoritie of this king,The great diſ|quietnes raig|ning in Scot|land during the minoritie of Iames the fifth. through lack of due adminiſtration of Iuſtice, & by diſcord and variance dayly riſing amongſt the Lords & Peeres of the realme, a man might haue iuſt cauſe greatly to wonder therat, & in waying the ſame througly, no leſſe lament the oppreſſion done to the poore commons in that wicked and moſt miſerable time when iuſtice ſeemed to ſleep, and rapine with all the other ſortes and rabble of iniurious violence inuaded hir emptie ſeate, tri|umphing ouer all as a conquerour.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 The Queene ſent louing letters vnto the king of England hir brother, requiring him of peace, whervpõ a truce was takẽ betwixt ye two realms of Englande & Scotland for the ſpace of one yere & a day. In the beginning of Februarie, the king of England hearing that a Parliament ſhould be holden in Scotlãd for the bringing in of the duke of Albanie to be tutor,The king of England wry|teth to his ſiſter. wrote to his ſiſter that ſhe ſhoulde in any wiſe impeach & ſtay his comming thither, declaring howe daungerous it was, not only for hir, but alſo for hir ſonne to haue him go|uernor, which was to ſucceede if hir ſonne were once out of the way. But the chiefeſt cauſe that moued the king of Englande to labour that the Duke ſhould haue nothing to doe in Scotlande, was (as many thought) for that he knew how the Duke in fauour of the king of Fraunce woulde ſhewe himſelfe an enimie agaynſt Englande with all the force he might make or procure. And ſhortly after that the peace was cõcluded betwixt him and the king of Fraunce, he ſent a letter alſo, requiring him not to ſuffer the duke to paſſe into Scotland for the reaſon firſt alledged.The Duke of Albanie con|firmed tutor by Parliament. But not|withſtanding the labor that king Henrie made to the contrarie, it was concluded by the ſtates in Parliament aſſembled in Edenburgh at the time prefyxed, that ſir Patrike Hamilton, and Lio [...] king of Armes ſhoulde be ſent into Fraunce, to procure the Duke to come into Scotlande, being nowe confyrmed Tutor and Gouernour, accor|ding to the lawes of the Realme in ſuche caſes prouyded. Wherevppon in Apryll then nexte EEBO page image 424 following they tooke the Seas, and paſſed into Fraunce accordingly as by the eſtates had beene deuiſed.

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