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Compare 1587 edition: 1 Betweene him and Iames Butler Earle of Ormond (their owne ielouſies fedde with enuy and ambition, kindled with certaine lewde fac|tious abettors of eyther ſide) as generally to all noble men, ſo eſpecially to both theſe houſes ve|ry incident, euer ſince the ninth yeare of Henrye the ſeuenth,The occaſion [...] the diſſen| [...]on betweene Kildare and Ormond. bred ſome trouble in Irelande. The plot of whiche mutuall grudge, was grounded vpon the [...]actious diſſention, that was rayſed in England, betwene the houſes of Yorke & Lan|caſter, Kildare cleauing to Yorke, and Ormond relying to Lancaſter. To the vpholding of whi|che diſcord, both theſe noble men laboured, with tooth and nayle, to ouercrowe, and conſequent|ly to ouerthrow one the other: And for aſmuch as they were in honour Peeres, they wroughte by hooke and by crooke to be in authoritie ſuperi|ours. The gouernement therefore in the reignes of Henry the ſeuenth, being caſt on the houſe of Kildare. Iames Earle of Ormond, a deepe and a farre reaching mã, giuing backe, like a butting Ramme, to ſtrike the harder puſh, deuiſed to in| [...]eigle his aduerſarie by ſubmiſſiõ and courteſie, being not then able to ouermatch him wt ſtoute|neſſe or preheminence. Wherevpon, Ormonde addreſſed his letters to the Deputie, ſperifying a ſlaunder rayſed on hym and his, that hee pur|poſed to deface his gouernemente, and to with|ſtand his authoritie, and for the cleering of him|ſelfe and of his adherentes, ſo it ſtoode with the Deputie his pleaſure, he woulde make his ſpee|dy repayre to Dublin, and there in open audi|ence, woulde purge hymſelfe of all ſuche odious crimes, of whiche he was wrongfully ſuſpected.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 To this reaſonable requeſt had the Lorde Deputie no ſooner condiſcended,Ormonde marcheth to Dublin. than Ormond with a puiſſant army marched towardes Dub|lin, encamping in an Abbey in the ſuburbes of the Citie, named Saint Thomas Court. The approching of ſo greate an army of the Citizens ſuſpected, and alſo of Kildares counſayloures greatly diſliked, laſtly the extortion, that ye law|leſſe Souldyours vſed in the pale by ſeuerall cõ|plaintes detected: theſe three poyntes, with dy|uers other ſuſpitious circumſtances laid and put togither, did miniſter occaſion rather of further diſcorde, than of any preſent agreement.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Ormonde perſiſting ſtill in his humble ſute, ſent hys meſſenger to the Lord Deputie, decla|ring, that he was preſt and ready to accompliſhe the tenoure of his letters, and there did attende (as became him) his Lordſhip his pleaſure. And as for the company, he brought with him from Mounſter, albeit ſuſpitious braynes did rather of a malitious craftineſſe ſurmiſe the worſt, thã of charitable wiſedome dyd iudge the beſt, yet notwithſtanding, vppon conference had wyth his Lordſhippe, hee woulde not doubt to ſatiſfye hym at full in all poyntes, wherewith hee coulde bee with anye coulour charged, and ſo to ſtoppe vppe the ſpring, from whence, all theſe enuious ſuſpitions guſhed. Kildare with this mild meſ|ſage entreated, appoynted the meeting to bee at S. Patricke his Churche: where, as they were ripping vpone to the other their mutuall quar|rels, rather recounting the damage [...] they ſuſtei|ned, than acknowledging the iniuries they offe|red: the Citizens and Ormond his army,The Citie in an vprore. fell at ſome iarre, for ye oppreſſion & exaction with whi|che ye ſouldiers ſurcharged them. With whome, as part of the Citizens bickered, ſo a round knot of archers ruſht into the Churche, meanyng to haue murthered Ormond, a [...] the Captain [...] and belweather of al theſe lawleſſerab [...]e. The Erle of Ormond [...] ſ [...]ſpecting that he had bin betrayd, fled to the Chapitre houſe, put too the dore, ſpar|ring it with might and mayne. The Citizens in their rage, imagining that euery poſt in the Churche had bin [...] of ye Souldyers ſhot habbe or nabbe at randon vppe to the Roode lofte, and to the Chancell, leauing foure of theyr EEBO page image 78 arrowes ſticking in the Images.

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