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Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 Moreouer, immediately after the Kynges death (bycauſe he deceaſſed without making a|ny will, or taking any direction for the gouerne|mente eyther of the Realme, or cuſtody of the yong Queene hys daughter) Dauid Beaton,Dauid Beaton Cardinall. Cardinall and Archbyſhop of S. Androwes, the ſpeciall miniſter and factor of the Frenche cauſes, to the aduancement and continuaunce thereof, [...]forging of [...]ll. inuented and forged a will and Teſta|ment of the late King now departed, in whiche among other things, hee eſtabliſhed hymſelfe chief [...] regent, adioyning with him the Garles of Murrey [...], ba [...]e brother to the Kyng deceaſſed, Huntley and Argile, not once mentioning the Garle of Lennox, then abſent in Fraunce, nor yet Iames Earle of Arraine his Couſin,The Prote|ſtants eſpyed the Cardinals craftie iug|ling. bee|ing there preſent in Scotland. Thoſe that pro|feſſed the reformed Religion, being then called Proteſtantes, to whome the ſayde Cardinall was [...]uer [...] cruell enimie and ſharp ſcourge, eſ|pyed forth his vniuſt dealing in this behalfe, and truſting by the gentle nature and good inclina|tion of the ſayd Earle of Arraine, to haue ſome libertie to imbrace the Goſpell, ſet him againſte the Cardinall, ſo that by the helpe of his owne and their friendes, he remoued the Cardinal and his adherents from the vſurped roomth and au|thoritie, and therewith was the ſayde Earle of Arraine proclaymed gouernour and protector of the Realme.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 This Earle of Arrane made a title to haue and enioy that office and roomth, as nexte in bloud [...] yong Queene, as diſcended from a ſiſter of King Iames the third, married to his Grandfather Lord Hamilton in the yere .1475. by reaſon of whiche marriage, hee was created Earle of Arrane, as by acte of Parliament hol|den the ſame yeare at Edẽburgh, it was agreed and ordeyned.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 The King of Englande that noble Prince Henrye the eyght, aduertiſed of the death of the King of Scottes, conſidered with good aduiſe, that now there was offered a moſt ready meane and iuſt occaſion, whereby the two Realmes of Englande and Scotland might be broughte into one [...]tier Monarchie, without warre or bloudſhed, by the marriage of his ſonne Prince Edwarde, beeyng then little paſt ſixe yeares of age, with the yong Queene of Scotlande.The King of England tal|keth with the Lords of Scot|lãd priſoners, for a marriage betwixt his ſonne, and their Queene. Hee therefore being reſolued fully to bring the ſame to paſſe eyther by quiet meanes or by force, and ſending for the Erles of Caſſill and Glencarne, the Lordes Maxwell, and Fleming, and other Priſoners yt had bin taken at Soloway Muffe, cauſed them to bee conueyd vnto Hampton Court, where the ſeauen and twentith of De|cember they being right curteouſly enterteined, hee made vnto them an ouerture of his purpoſe and whole intent, proponing the whole matter vnto them, requeſting them for their partes to help with their conſents, that a contract of mar|riage mighte bee made betweene his ſonne the Prince, and their yong Queene, promiſing to them libertie without raunſome, beſydes other pleaſures and benefytes, if they would doe theyr indeuour to perſwade the Gouernoure, and o|ther of the nobilitie of Scotland to be agreeable heerevnto.

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