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Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 The next day the Earle of Morton came to Leith, where he met with ſir William Drurie, and there they lodged that night. The nexte mornyng Sir William Drurie paſſing foorth of Leith towardes Edenburgh, accompanied with ſundry capitaynes and other Gentlemen for his conuoy thither, they within Edenburgh perceyuing them comming, imagined that they were come forth to offer a ſkirmiſh, wherevpon they iſſued out of the towne and caſtell to en|coũtre them, ſo that beyng readie on eyther ſide to beginne the ſkirmiſhe, ſir William Drurie bryng come to talke with the parties for ſome accorde to be had, tooke in hande with great di|ligence to appeaſe them, and at length procured them to agree vpon a truce to endure till eyght of the clocke at night, but yet when bothe partes ſtayed in the fieldes for the ſpace of an hower, bycauſe they coulde not agree whether compa|nie ſhoulde firſte retyre from the fielde, they fell at length in ſkirmiſhe,A skirmiſh. notwithſtandyng the truce, and fought right ſharpely for the tyme, till in the ende they of the Towne and Caſtell had the ouerthrow,The abbot of Kilwinnyng ſlayne. the Abbot of Kilwinnyng beyng ſlayne with diuers other, and there were taken aboue an hundred pryſoners, amongſt the whiche the Lorde Hume,The lorde Hume and ca+pitaine Cullen taken. and capitayne Cul|len were accompted principall. Thoſe that eſ|caped were chaſed and conſtreyned for theyr ſafegarde to flee into the towne of Edenburgh, capitayne Cullen was afterwardes beheaded.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The Regent immediatly after this ſkirmiſh came with all ſpeede vnto Leith, aſwell to for|tifie the towne, as to make ſome further at|tempt againſt his aduerſaries within the towne and caſtell of Edenburgh. Herevpon was Leith entrenched rounde aboute,Leith fortified beyng eſteemed a place of great importance ſtandyng bothe in the face of the enimies, and ſo ready to annoy thẽ, and alſo ſeruyng well to preuent them of ſuche ſuccour as they looked for dayly out of France.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 In this meane time the Laird of Grange then Capitayne of the Caſtell, and Prouoſt of the towne of Edenburgh,A Proclama|tion. cauſed Proclamation to be made, that all thoſe inhabitantes whiche were not willing to take parte with him in his doyngs, ſhould departe out of the towne, wher|vpon many of them departed thence, togither with theyr wiues and children, and tooke with them alſo ſuche goodes as they coulde ſecretely conuey, & cõming to Leith, offered theyr ſeruice vnto the Regent, who thankfully accepted theyr offer, and ſo they remayned at Leith, ſeruing a|gainſt the cõtrary factiõ vpõ their own expẽces.

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