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The Engliſh men perceyuing ſuch diſloyall practiſes to bee dayly attempted agaynſt them, tooke from the Iriſh (as farre as they might) all truſt of gouernment, fenced themſelues with ga|riſons, placed Captaynes, Gouernours, and Co|neſtables euerie where within the compaſſe of theyr conqueſtes.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 But king Henrie was troubled with the re|bellion of his ſonnes, which brake forth in Aprill next after his returne forth of Ireland, that he had no leyſure to attend greatly to the doings in Ire|lande.King Henries iealouſie to|wardes Earle Strangbow. But ſtill yet his iealouſie increaſed to|wardes Earle Strangbow, whom he miſtruſted as one eaſie to be caried away by any light occa|ſion of chaunge of fortune.

The Earle was a man of great byrth, but (as ye haue partly heard) as well by his aunceſters diſfauour with their Princes, as his owne, and likewiſe his ryotous expences in his youth, hee bare no great name, till the good happe of his ma|riage had aduaunced him,Earle Strang|bow his wiſe dealing. and euen after alſo knowing himſelfe neyther brooked in ſight, nor truſted in abſence, kept ſtill one rate in all his do|ings, bare a low ſaile, fed no quarels, and ſhunned all ſuſpitious conference.

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