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Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 But to the purpose, king William after his re|turne into England, remembring what damage he had susteined two yéeres before at the hands of the Welshmen, determined eftsoones to inuade their countrie, and therefore doubling his power, com|meth into the marshes,The king eft|soones inua|deth the Welshmen. Polydor. pitcheth his field, and consul|teth with his capteines what order he were best to vse in that his enterprise, for the taming of his eni|mies. The Welshmen hearing of the kings approch, and that his armie was farre greater than the last which he brought into their countrie, fell to their woonted policie,The Welsh|men with|draw into the woods. H. Hunt. and got them into the woods, there to lie in wait, trusting more to the aduantage of starting holes, than to their owne force & puissance.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 When the king vnderstood their practise, he set ar|med men in diuers places, and builded towers and fortifications to defend him and his, bicause he durst not assaie to enter into wild and wast grounds where he had béene hindred and damnified before that time, hoping by this meanes in stopping vp the waies and passages of the countrie, to bring the rebels to more subiection. But when this policie was found by proofe to wearie the kings souldiors rather than to hurt the enimies, which straieng vp and downe in the woods intrapped oftentimes the Normans and English, in taking them at aduantage, the king without brin|ging his purpose to any good effect, departed home into England. Simon Dun. R. Houed. After this, he sent Edgar Etheling with an armie into Scotland, that he might place his coosine Edgar the sonne of king Malcolme in the gouernement of that kingdome, and expell his vncle Duffnald, who had vsurped the same.

Compare 1577 edition: 1 2 3 4 Anno Reg. 11. 1098King William, being still inflamed with ire, for that he could not haue his will, determined with continuall warres to wearie the rebellious stomachs of the Welshmen: and therefore was fixed first to set vpon them of Anglesey, which being an Ile enui|roned with the sea, was euer a refuge for them when they were sharpelie pursued. Matth. Paris. This enterprise was chéeflie committed vnto Hugh earle of Shrewsbu|rie and Arundell, and to Hugh earle of Chester, who at their first comming wan the Ile, and tempered the victorie with great crueltie and bloudshed, put|ting out the eies of some, cutting off the noses, the armes, or hands of others, and some also they gelded. Moreouer (as authors write) the said earle of Shrew|esburie made a kenell of the church of Saint Fri|dancus, Gyral. Cam. laieng his hounds within it for the night time, but in the morning he found them all raging wood. How true so euer this report is I wote not, but shortlie after they had executed (in maner as be|fore is said) such strange kinds of crueltie in that Ile, it chanced that a nauie of rouers came thither from the Iles of Orkney, whose chéefe admirall was na|med Magnus,Hugh earle of Shrewsburie slaine. who incountring with the said earle of Shrewesburie, shot him into the eie with an arrow, which part of his body remained bare and vnarmed, so that by & by he fell downe dead out of his ship into the sea. When Magnus beheld this, he said scorneful|lie in the Danish toong, Leit loupe, that is; Let him leape now: the English neuerthelesse had the victo|rie at that time (as some write) and ouercame their enimies with great slaughter and bloudshed. Not long after, the earle of Chester going ouer to Wales, with long and continuall warres tired and tamed the wild Welshmen [...]ab. ex Guido. de Columna. who for a good while after durst not shew their faces.

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