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Compare 1587 edition: 1 Roderike king of Connagh, mette the kings Ambaſſadours,Roderik king of Connagh the Monark of of Ireland ſub|mitted himſelf Hugh Lacie, and William Fitz Aldelme at the water of Shenyn, which deuideth Meth & Connagh aſunder: where the ſayde Ro|derike obteyning likewiſe the kings peace and ap|pointing what tribute he ſhould pay, aſſured hys fidelitie with firme bounds of ſubiection.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 King Henrie acknowledged to be ſupreme Prince of all Irelande.Thus all the Princes of the whole Iland, and ſpecially this Roderike King of Connagh that was reputed Monarke of Irelande for himſelfe and al other, acknowledged king Henrie for the ſupreme Lorde and ſoueraigne Prince of all the Ilande, ſo that there was not one of any name or accompt within the boundes thereof (thoſe of Vlſter onely excepted) that refuſed to exhibite due reuerence vnto hys royall Maieſtie. And ſo was the prophecie of Merlyn fulfilled (as ſome tooke it.The Prophecy of Merlin.)

Compare 1587 edition: 1 The ſixt ſhall ouerthrow the Walles of Ire|lande, and againe fiue portions ſhall be brought into one.

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