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Compare 1587 edition: 1 Theſe things thus executed, the Earle of Lennox, and the Lorde Wharton returned backe into Englande wyth theyr priſoners, [...]|ties and ſpoyles, receyuing greate thankes and commendations by gentle letters, of the fyue and twentith of September, from the Duke of Somerſet, then lying at Rockeſburgh, aboute fortifying of that place.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 The gouernour perceyuing thus that with|out the aſſiſtance of Fraunce hee ſhould not be able to reſiſt the Engliſhmen, hauing now gote ſuch foote hold within the Realme of Scotland,The Gouer|nours ſuite the Queene Dowager, an [...] to the French Ambaſsador required the Queene Dowager, and Monſieur Doyſell, Liger Ambaſſador for the Frenche Kyng to perſwade with him by letters, to ſend an army into Scotland, to the aide of his friẽds there. The Queene, and Monſieur Doyſell, perceyuing a ready way prepared to bring that to paſſe which they moſt deſired, which was, to haue the Queene of Scotlande ordred in all things by the Frenche Kyngs aduice, they vn|dertooke to procure an army out of Fraunce, according to the gouernours deſire,The Queene Dowager p [...]|miſeth ayde out of Fraunce with condition. if hee wyth the ſtates of the Realme woulde agree that the Queene myghte bee ſente into Fraunce, and a contract made for hir beſtowing in marriage, as ſtoode with the French Kings pleaſure. The Gouernour condiſcending heerevnto, aſſembled the ſtates, and by their aduiſes, paſſed certayne couenantes to the effect aforeſayd, and ſente the ſame in writing by certayne meſſengers into Fraunce.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 3 The Frenche King gladly accepting thys meſſage,

The Gouer|nour ſendeth into France for aide.

Broughtie Crag beſiege by the Gouer|noure.

prepared a nauie of Shyppes and Ga|leys to tranſporte an army into Scotland the next Sommer. In the meane time, the Go|uernour laid ſiege to Broughtie Crag, and the D. of Somerſet as well for meane to cauſe the Scottes to retire that ſiege, as alſo for the an|noyance of Clideſdale, apperteyning to ye Go|uernour and ye Erle of Angus, and other Scots yt would not come in to the obeyſance of the K. of England, appoynted the Earle of Lennox to make a new inuaſiõ into Scotland, & to vſe for triall of their fidelities, the help of two thouſand Scottiſh light horſemen, that were already aſ|ſured and ſworne to ſerue the Kyng of En|gland in all ſuch exploytes in which they ſhould be employed. The Earle of Lennox deſirous to aduaunce the King of Englands affayres, & hauing receyued letters from William Earle of Glencarne, with promiſe of hys aſſiſtance, and likewiſe of his father in lawe the Earle of Angus, the Larde of Drumlanrig, and thoſe Lardes and Gentlemenne of the Countreys of Kile, Cunningham, Renfreu, & Lennox, entred Scotlãd about the twelfth of Decẽber,The Earle of Lennox en|treth into Scotlande. accom|panyed with Henry Whartõ, ſecond ſon to the L. Wharton, with two C. light horſemen, of the garniſons in Scotland, and comming firſt EEBO page image 471 to Dunfreis, where the generall aſſemblie was appoynted of the two thouſande aſſured Scot|tiſhe lyght Horſemen, when the muſters ſhould bee taken, hee founde vnneth three hundred, and thoſe for the more part of the broken coun|treys of Annãdale, Ewiſdale, Eſdale, and Lid|deſdale.The Earle of Glencarne his double dea|ling. The Earle of Glencarne came thither indeede, but vnder a counterfeit ſhewe of good meaning, where in trueth hee meante nothyng but crafte to diſcouer all the Earle of Lennox hys purpoſes, who perceyuing his double dea|ling, and fynding no ſuche forces ready to aſ|ſiſt hym as he looked for, and moreouer miſtru|ſting the loyalties of the maiſter of Maxwell,New Lord [...]nes. & the Gẽtlemẽ of Nideſdale, meaning as he tooke it, to entrappe hym, and delyuer hym to the Queene Dowager, and the Lorde Gouernour, ſtoode in ſome perplexitie what way ſhould bee the beſt for hym to followe,The Earle of Lennox in doubt what to doe. thinking it not to ſtande wyth hys honor to returne, without at|chieuing ſome enterpriſe.

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