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Compare 1587 edition: 1 Gothred king of Man.Gothredus king of Man being writtẽ vnto, as well by the Archbiſhop, as by Rotherike king of Connagh, came to further this enterpriſe with other Iland men embarked in .xxx. ſhips fraught full of warlike people, and aryuing in the hauen of Hauenliph, came forwarde to cloſe vp the ha|uen of Dublin.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 After that the Earle of Pembrooke being ſhut vp within the walles of Dublin, had abyd the ſiege for the ſpace of two Monethes togither, and coulde recouer no vytayles for the reliefe of hys people, ſo that famine began ſore to annoy them within: The malice of theyr enimies was not thus contented to moleſt the Engliſh men with keping them beſieged within Dublin,Duneualde Mac Dermi|tius. but Dune|ualde, Mac Dermicius or Dermote, alſo com|ming forth of the confines of Kencelie, got togi|ther an armie (what of ſuche as he brought with him forth of Kencelie, and of the towneſmen of Wexford) in all to the number of three thouſand, with which power hee enuironed Fitz Stephan that with a few lay within his Caſtel of Karrec, and conſtrayned him ſo ſore, that he wrote vnto the Earle, aduertiſing him, that if he were not re|ſcued within three dayes, all ſuccour would come to late. There were beſieged within Dublyn in company of the Erle Maurice, Fitz Geralde and Reymonde that was lately returned from King Henrie: the one brother, and the other nephew to Fitz Stephan: wherevpon when aduertiſement was come in what daunger he ſtood, being ſo be|ſet of enimies that he might by no meanes eſcape without preſent reſcue, they vſed ſuch perſwaſion with the Earle,The beſieged determin to ſally forth vp their enimies that it was reſolutely determi|ned to make a ſally forth vpon the enimies, and to trie the hazarde of battaile, ſo to delyuer them|ſelues and other from inſtant perill: eyther with victorie or death, ſithe otherwiſe they knewe not howe to prouide remedie in ſuch deſperate ſtate of things.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 Herevpon they choſe forth a conuenient num|ber to leaue behinde them in the Citie for the ga [...]d thereof, and with the reſidue marched forth, deui|ded into three troupes, the firſt being [...] Rey|monde accompanied with .xx. knightes. The ſe|conde was gouerned by Myles, who ha [...] wyth him .xxx. knightes: and laſtly in the r [...]rewarde went the Erle himſelfe, and Fitz Geralde, hauing with them .xl. knightes beſide other horſmen, and a fewe Citizens that were ioyned with them in eche of thoſe three wardes ſome: with ſo ſmall a cõpanie they manfully ſet vpon the whole campe of theyr enimies, being fewe leſſe than .xxx. thou|ſand, and [...]o beſtyrred themſelues,A notable vic|torie gotten by a fewe a|gaynſt a great number. that with great ſlaughter they obteyned a glorious victorie, [...]ha|ſing their enimies, and ſleaing them as they o|uertooke them, till the euening came vpon them, and cauſed them to returne into the Citie wyth ſuch vytayles and other ſpoyles as they founde in the enimies campe. Rotherike being in his bane when the fight firſt began, got away as well as he might, and ſo eſcaped.

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