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Compare 1587 edition: 1 Nowe was Dermote growen into ſome fa|uor and liking of his people, inſomuche that hee began to fancie a further conqueſt, hauing alrea|dy recouered his whole kingdome of Leymſter. And bycauſe he knewe it ſhoulde be to ſmall pur|poſe to attempt any ſuch thing, without the help of his Engliſh confederates, hee conſulted with the two brethren Fitzſtephans, and Fitzgerald, about the inuading of Connagh, for hee meante to giue a puſh for the obteining of that countrey, with the whole monarchie of Ireland, and for as much as hee founde them ready to further him in that enterpriſe, he wrote ouer into England vn|to ye Erle of Penbroke, requiring his aſſiſtãce,Dermucius ſendeth to the Earle of Penbroke. in renuing ye former couenants paſſed betwixt thẽ.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 This Erles anceſtors came into this Realme of Englãd with Wi [...]llam Conqueror, but now eyther through riotous prodigalitie, or diſfauor of the Kings, they were runne farre behinde hand with the world, and therefore this man gaue the more willing eare vnto Dermotz letters, & there|vpon paſſed ouer to the King, beſeeching him ey|ther to reſtore him to ſuch landes as he withhelde [figure appears here on page 24] o [...] his, or elſe [...]ece him in forraigne parts to ſeke his fortune. The King as one yt ſpake in ſkorne, EEBO page image 25 bade him go forward in the name of God ſo farre as his fette woulde beare him.

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Reymond le Grace is ſent ouer from the Erle of Pem|broke into Irelande.


The Earle diſſembling to vnderſtand the hol|lowneſſe of the Kings heart and good will to|wardes his preferment, firſt furniſhed forth hys couſin Reymond le Grace, nephew by an elder brother vnto Fitz Stephans, and Fitz Geralde, with .x. knightes and .lxx. Archars about the Ka|lendes of May, appoynting him to paſſe ouer be|fore him into Irelande. Who landing neare to a rocke by the Sea ſide called Dundenolfe (foure myles from Waterforde, towarde Wexforde by ſouth) began there on the ſayde rocke to buylde a Fort of earth and fagots. The Citizins of Wa|terforde,The Citizins [...] Waterford take to reſiſt Reymond. and with them Machlachelin Ophelan hauing in a iealouſie the neighborhood of ſtraun|gers, aſſembled togither three thouſand men and paſſed ouer the ryuer that deuideth the Countrey of Deſmound from Leyniſter vnder their towne walles towardes the Eaſt, and deuiding themſel|ſelues into three battails marched forth, and vali|antly approched to the ditches where Reymonde with his companie was intrenched. Reymonde perceyuing them thus to approche, boldly iſſued forth agaynſt them with ſuch ſmall companie as he had there with him. Howbeit not able to make his partie good, he was forced to retyre vnto hys ſtrength, but beyng purſued vnto the very gates by the Iriſhe, thinking to enter with the Eng|liſhe men, Reymond at the very entring of the gate turned backe vppon them, and thruſt his ſworde through the firſt of his enimies that preſ|ſed next to follow him at the heeles, and calling to his people to turne vpon the aduerſarie, he ſo encouraged his companye,The Iriſh men diſcomfited. and ſtroke ſuche a feare into the Iriſh mens heartes, that they tooke themſelues to flight, and were ſo egrely followed of their aduerſaries, that aboue fiue hundred of thẽ were ſlaine, beſide a great number that were dry|uẽ to take the ſea, where they were loſt & drowned [figure appears here on page 25]

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