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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 At their first arriuall there, they came into the ha|uen The Scots ariue in Ire|land. of Dundalke, where getting on land, they first incamped themselues néere the shore, and then sent foorth certeine of their folks to search if they could learne what people inhabited in the countrie, by whome at their returne, and by such as they had hap|pened vpon and brought with them, they vnderstood how there was no great number of inhabitants in that Ile, and that they which dwelled there were ve|rie simple, such I meane as liued onelie by milke Irishmen liue by milke and hearbes. and herbs, with other the like things as the earth by nature brought foorth of hir owne accord, without mans helpe or vse of anie tillage. Herevpon Hiber Irishmen are gentlie in|treated. with his brother Himecus, went not about with force, but by gentlenesse to win those people, min|ding to ioine them in friendship so with their Sco|tishmen, that both the people might be made as one. Neither was this hard to be doone, sithens the inha|bitants (perceiuing the Scotishmen not to go a|bout to harme them) came flocking in wholie about them, submitting themselues into their hands with gladnesse.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 WHen things were once set here in a stay, and Hiber. that orders were giuen how the land should be conuerted vnto tillage, and manured for the bet|ter bringing foorth of such things as serue for mans sustenance, Hiber (leauing his brother in charge Hiber retur|ned into Spaine. with the gouernance of all those which were appoin|ted to abide there in Ireland) with the most part of the ships and residue of the companie, sailed backe into Spaine, where finding his father Gathelus Hiber succée|ded his father Gathelus. dead, he succéeded in his place of gouernement, to the great reioising of all the people there.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 This Hiber was a man of great courage, and more giuen to the wars than his father before him, so that where his father contenting himselfe with the bounds and limits of the countrie assigned him by composition, sought no further (as is said) to inlarge EEBO page image 31 the fame: Hiber ceassed not to conquer cities and [...]ber a con|querour. townes néere adioining to the borders of his sub|iects, by reason whereof hie fame spred ouer all those parties: and in the end constreined his enimies to séeke for peace, which he willinglie granted: so that a league being concluded betwixt the Scots and [...] peace. Spaniards, the same tooke such good successe, that within certeine yeeres after, both the nations, what by mariage and other contracts, which they [...]sed togither, became one. The succession also of kings Spaniards & Scots becom one people. continued after Hibers deceasse in his posteritie a long season; amongst the which, Metellus, Hermo|neus, P [...]olomeus, Hibertus, and S [...]on Brechus were of most woorthie fame, as is recorded by such as haue written the histories of that nation more at large.

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