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Compare 1587 edition: 1 The .xx of Iune they marched to Hoddom, a place belonging to the Lorde Haries, a thou|ſand of the broken men were aſſembled and of|fered ſkirmiſhe, twoo or three were taken: they lay within a myle of the Regent that night.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The .xxj.Hoddom yeeldeth to the Regent. The Laird of Drumlanrig. the houſe was yeelded, and the cuſto|die thereof committed to the Laird of Drum|lanrig that was appoynted Warden of thoſe marches. It was thought very ſtrong, ſo that the defendants might haue kept it longer if they had bene diſpoſed. Great hunger began to pinch in the armie, a pinte of wine was ſolde at .vij. ſhillings Scottiſh, and no bread to be had for a|ny money. The Regent ſente foorth the Earle of Morton, & the lord Hume with a thouſande men, to trie if they might haue drawen the bro|ken men to a chaſe, but it would not be, for they went theyr wayes, and would not tarrie it.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 The .xxij. of Iune the campe lay ſtill, but the Regent with a thouſand men went to Annand and had it deliuered vnto him.Annand deli|uered to the gouernour. Here hee mette with my Lorde Scroupe, and after returned to the campe. The .xxiij. of Marche they wente to Lochinaben and receyued the Caſtell,Lochinaben the whiche the Regent deliuered to Drumlanrig, but ſome of the Maxwelles beyng cloſely hidde within an odde corner of the houſe, after the re|gent was gone, brake out and ſeaſed the houſe againe into theyr handes. The ſame day twoo houſes belongyng to the laird of Iohnſtone,Two houſe of laird Iohn+ſton taken [...] the regent. the one named Lochwood, & the other Lowhowſy were takẽ, but not brent bicauſe the laird Iohn|ſton had put in ſuretie to come in by a day vnto the Regent. The ſame day they tooke greate ſtore of caſtell and that night with a ſhot of the greate artillery, they ſlew two theeues among lx. others, that came and approched very neare to the army as the maner of the prickers is. The army lay that night at Milton holmes.

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