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Compare 1587 edition: 1 The Erle remẽbring how Reymond had bin an earneſt ſufer to his ſiſter Baſill, to haue hir in mariage, & that there was no ſtay but the graunt of his good will, to bring him ouer againe wyth more ſpeede to his ayde, he wrote to him louing letters, with promiſe that if hee woulde make EEBO page image 34 haſt to come, and bring with him ſome power to ſtrengthen his parte agaynſt the Rebelles, hee ſhoulde haue hys ſyſter and all things at hys pleaſure.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 2 Reymonde vnderſtanding in what diſtreſſe the Earle and other his friendes ſtoode in Ire|lande, and deſirous withall to enioy the Ladie Baſill whome he entirely loued, hee communed with his couſin Meiller, and other worthie Gen|tlemen of his lynage, whome he perſwaded eaſi|ly to goe ouer with hym: ſo that hauing aſ|ſembled thirtie luſtie Knightes, with an hundred other horſemen, and three hundred Archers foote|men,Reymond [...] at Waterford. choſen forth of the Welche Nation, he em|barked them in .xv. ſhippes, paſſed ouer with them and landed at Waterford, where the Citizens the ſame time rayſing a tumult, were about to haue ſlain the Engliſh men, but by the arriual of Rey|mond which chaunced ſo in the nicke, the vprore was pacified, and all things brought to quiet. This done, Reymõd brought the Erle to Wex|ford,Frecell gouer|nor of Water|ford ſlaine by the Mariners that vndertook to conuey him ouer the water there. and as Frecell gouernor of Waterford was about to follow the Erle in a veſſell by the water of Suire, he with diuerſe of his companie were ſlaine by thoſe mariners that vndertooke to paſſe him ouer, which murther committed, the murthe|rers returning to the Citie, ſlue all ſuch Engliſhe people as they mette with, either in the ſtreetes or houſes, not ſparing either ſexe or age. But they miſſed yet of winning the full poſſeſſiõ of the city. For an Engliſh gẽtleman yt remayned in charge with keeping it, ſo handled ye matter, that the trai|tors were ſubdued and brought to quiet, with worſe opinion and ſtate than they were in before.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Reymond not forgetting the Earles promiſe conteined in his letters,Reymonde marieth the Ladie Baſill, ſiſter to Erle Strangbow. would not depart forth of Wexford, till the Ladie Baſill was fetched from Dublyn, and coupled with him in mariage. The [figure appears here on page 34] ſolemnization whereof being finiſhed, vnderſtan|ding that Roderike king of Connagh, hauing vt|terly deſtroyed the Countrey of Meth, had nowe inuaded the confines about Dublin, the morrow after his maryage feaſt, Reymonde with his bandes of men of warre, iſſued forth and marched towardes thoſe parties, wherof Roderike hauing knowledge, withdrew backe into his Countrey.

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