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Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 The Queene heerewith called for the Her|rault, to vnderſtande whether he had credite or not, who denyed to haue had any at all, where|with the Queene ſeemed to be ſomewhat aba|ſhed, but neuertheleſſe ſhe brake forth and ſayd, that ſhe maruelled greately that the Queene of Englande ſhoulde ſend hir ſhippes into hir Ri|uer, without giuing hir knowledge aforehand. Cheſter aunſwered thereto, that where it was certaynely knowen that the French King had prepared to ſend a power of men of Warre in|to Scotlande, without aduertiſing hir thereof, ſhee coulde not but thinke that dealing verye ſtrãge, & therfore had in very deede ſent certaine of hir Shippes with vittayles, for prouiſion to be laid within hir Townes and Caſtels on the fronters, the whiche Shippes by tempeſt beeing diſperſed, mighte happily be driuen into the ri|uer there, albeit hee hadde not ſpoke with any of them ſince their comming forthe, but yet as hee had hearde by others, they had bin very vncur|teouſly vſed: for comming in after that man|ner for ſuccour, the Canon had bin bent againſt them.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Herewith the Counte Martigues ſtandyng by,Martigues a forwarde cap|taine, but an vntrew pro|phet. beganne to ſpeake very ſtowte words vnto Cheſter, alledging, that where it was percey|ued well enoughe, that the Queene of Eng|lande mente to make warre againſte his Mai|ſter the Frenche Kyng, hee truſted ſhee ſhoulde gaine as little thereby, as his ſiſter had done in breaking with hir father Henry the late French King. Cheſter heerevnto aunſwered, that hee thought to haue found but one regent in Scot|land, EEBO page image 491 to whome he ſhould neede to make aun|ſwere, wherevpon Martigues was commaun|ded to ſilente.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 All this while the Queene had talked with Cheſter in the Scottiſhe tong, and bycauſe hee did not ſo well vnderſtande hir, hee beganne to ſpeake in the French language, whereat the Q. ſeemed greately to reioyce, and beganne agayne to diſcourſe with hym of hir griefes, & he on the other part made hir aunſwer as fell to purpoſe, and at length, when hee was demaunded what further credite he hadde, he declared, that where ſhe hadde requeſted a ſafeconduct for Monſieur la Broſſe to paſſe through Englãd into Frãce, if ſhee woulde ſee hym ſafely conueyd to Ber|wike, he durſt aſſure hir of a ſufficient ſafecon|duct for his ſafe paſſage: through the Queene his miſtres Realme, but at length, there was another Gentleman commended to him, in lieu of La Broſſe, that was his Couſin. And nowe when Cheſter ſhould take his leaue, he declared that he had not bin courteouſly dealte with, for ſithence his comming thither, hee coulde not bee ſuffered to paſſe anye where abrode out of hys Chamber, but at meale times, and therefore if any of hir meſſengers ſhould chance to come in|to the Queene his miſtreſſe dominions, hee would procure (if he might) that they ſhoulde taſt of the like enterteynement: but the Queene ſee|med not to vnderſtande that he had bin in anye wiſe ſo hardly dealt with, ſhewing that ſhe was not well contented therewith, and ſo Cheſter tooke his leaue, and returned backe into En|gland, without any reward for his paynes ta|ken in that iourney, at the handes of the Scot|tiſh Queene, howſoeuer ſhe liked of his meſſage.

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