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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The legat vpon his arriuall indicted the citie for his execrable offense: but at length, by the procure|ment as well of the archbishop as of all the cleargie, he was weighed to giue the citizens absolution with Penance in|ioined to the citizens of Dublin. this caueat, that in detestation of so horrible a fact, and Ad perpetuam rei memoriam, the maior of Dublin should go barefooted thoroughout the citie in open procession before the sacrament, on Corpus Christi daie: which penitent satisfaction was after in euerie such procession dulie accomplished. Girald Fitzgi|rald, sonne and heire to the aforesaid erle of Kildare, The earle of Kildare lord deputie. was shortlie after his fathers decease constituted lord deputie of Ireland, before whome in the seuenth yeare of Henrie the eight, there was a parlement A parlement holden at Dublin. holden at Dublin, wherein it was established, that all such as bring out of England the kings letters of priuat seale, for particular causes against anie of the king his subiects in Ireland, should find sufficient suerties in the king his chancerie in Ireland; to bée bound by recognisance, that the plaintife shall satis|fie the defendant, that purgeth or acquiteth himselfe of the matter to him alledged, for his costs and da|mages susteined by such wrongfull vexation. This noble man being valiant and well spoken, was no|thing inferior to his father in martiall prowesse, cha|sing in the time of his gouernment the familie of the Tooles, battering Ocarrell his castels, and bringing in awe all the Irish of the land.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 This earle of good meaning, to vnite the houses in friendship, matched his sister Margaret Fitzgi|rald Piers Butler and Marga|ret Fitzgirald espoused. with Piers Butler earle of Ossorie, whome he also helped to recouer the earldome of Ormond, into the which, after the decease of the earle Iames, a ba|stard Butler had by abatement intruded. Great and EEBO page image 84 manifold were the miseries the ladie Margaret su|stemed, hir husband Piers Butler being so egerlie pursued by the vsurper, as he durst not beare vp hed, but was forced to houer and lurke in woods and for|rests. The noble woman being great with child, and vpon necessitie constreined to vse a spare diet (for hir onelie sustenance was milke) she longed sore for wine, and calling hir lord, and a trustie seruant of his, Iames White vnto hir, she requested them both Iames white to helpe hir to some wine, for she was not able anie longer to indure so strict a life. Trulie Margaret, quoth the earle of Ossorte, thou shalt haue store of wine within this foure and twentie houres, or else thou shalt féed alone on milke for me.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 The Next daie following, Piers hauing intelli|gence that his enimie the base Butler would haue trauelled from Donmore to Kilkennie, notwithstan|ding he were accompanied with six horssemen: yet Piers hauing none but his lackie, did forestall him in the waie, and with a couragious charge gored the The bastard Butler slaine. bastard through with his speare. This prosperous calme succéeding the former boisterous storme, the ladie Margaret began to take heart, hir naturall stoutnesse floted, as well by the remembrance of hir noble birth, as by the intelligence of hir honorable match. Kildare all this while kept in authoritie, not|withstanding the pushes giuen against him by se|cret heauers that enuied his fortune, and sought to nourish the old grudge, was at length by their priuie packing fetched vp to the court of England by com|mission, Kildare sent for into Eng|land. and caused him to be examined vpon di|uerse interrogatories touching the affaires of Ire|land.

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Compare 1587 edition: 1 This noble man being valiant and well ſpo|ken, was nothing inferioure to hys father in martiall proweſſe, chaſing in the time of his go|uernemẽt the family of the tooles, battering O|Carrell his Caſtels, and bringing in awe all the Iriſh of the land.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 This Earle of good meaning,Pierce Butler, and Margaret Fitz Girald eſpouſed. to vnite the houſes in friendſhip, matched his ſiſter Marga|ret Fitz Giralde, with Pierce Butler Earle of Oſſorie, whome he alſo help to recouer ye Erle|dome of Ormond, into the which, after the de|ceaſſe of the Earle Iames, a Baſterde Butler, had by abatement intruded.

Compare 1587 edition: 1 Greate and manifolde were the miſeries the Lady Margaret ſuſteyned, hir huſband Pierce Butler beeing ſo egrely purſued by the vſurper, as hee durſt not beare vp head, but was for|ced to houer and lurke in Wooddes and For|reſtes.