The Holinshed Project

Holinshed Project Home

The Texts

Previous | Next

[figure appears here on page 446]

Compare 1587 edition: 1 This Sommer the Queene remayning at Striueling,The Queene deliuered of a|nother ſonne. was deliuered of an other Prince, which was baptiſed in the Chapel of Striueling, and cleped Arthure, but within eight dayes after, the ſame Prince deceaſſed at Striueling afore|ſayde,The two yong princes depar|ted this life. and the verie ſame daye, Prince Iames the kings eldeſt ſonne being at Saint Andrews departed this life alſo in ſuch wiſe that there was but onely ſixe houres betwixt the time of theyr departures out of this worlde which cauſed no leſſe lamentation through the whole Realmes than there was ioy at their byrthes.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 After this, the Queene wente vnto Saint Iohns towne, where ſhe was honourably recey|ued with great triumph made by the towne.The King and Queene at Aberdine. She was accompanied with the principall men of the Countrey, and from thence ſhee roade to Aber|dine, the king being then come vnto hir, where by the Towne and Vniuerſitie, they were receyued with great ioy, triumph, Pageants, verſes, and playes, ſet forth in ye beſt maner for their paſtime. They remayned there the ſpace of fiftene dayes, and were highly enterteyned by the Biſhop of that place. There were exerciſes and diſputati|ons helde in all kinde of ſciences in the Colledges and Schooles, with diuerſe Orations made in Greeke, Latine, and other languages, to the high prayſe and commendation of the maiſters and ſtudents in that Vniuerſitie.

Previous | Next