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Into that tyme the maist part of his landis 43,940
Reinanand still wes in the kingis handis,
The laue of thame, as my author did say,
He gaif befoir onto this ilk abbay
Of Arbroth, quhilk he foundit and feft.
Syne all the laue in his handis wer left, 43,945
Frelie agane to Gillecrist he gaif,
With all fredome as he wes wont to haif;
Quhilk efterwart richt weill his prince did pleis,
Levand alway at greit honour and eis.
Syne efter sone as that the cace befell, 43,950
Ane of his sonis, quhilk I can nocht tell,
Befoir him self throw greit seiknes and soir,
Departit hes, for he micht leif no moir.
The tother sone vnabill wes to haue
"Wyfe or bamis, thairfoir that tyme he gaue 43,955
Of his landis, as my author did sa,
Ane greit portioun on to that same abba
Of Arbroth, to magnifie the rent,
Quhairof his sone wes richt hartlie content.
Quhilk he appreuit weill but ony pleid; 43,950
For all the laue efter his fatheris deid,
Quhilk wes richt sone efter ane litill space,
Richt frelie gaif onto that samin place.
Quhair his father, his bruther als, and he
Ingrauit war with greit solempnitie, 43.905 Col.».
Befoir the altar thair of Sanct Katherene,
Qubair sung and said is seruice richt diuyne.
Thair sepulture of greit auctoritie,
The eropryss sone, Henrie of Ingland,
Hed sic desire to honour, laud and gloir,
Richt hardelie this Richard tuke on hand,
And or he wald pas fordwart in that tyde,
This king Williame he hes gart cum him till,
Beruik, Roxburch, and Stirling of stone,
Siclike also he gart agane restoir
1 In MS. tutte.
As I haif said, quhen all this thing wes done,
This king Williame rycht suddantlie and sone,
On to his bruther Dauid'than gaif he 44,010
All Huntlyngtoun in heretage and fie
The quhilk Dauid into tha samin dais,
Fyve bundreth men, as that my author sais,
With him awin self and mony vther mo,
Furneist that tyme with king Richard to go. 44,015
This beand done as I haif said anone,
This king Richard vnto his bruther Johne
Committet hes of his kinrik the cuir,
In his absence than baith to riche and puir
Justice to keip, and equall for to be, 44,020
Without fauour or ^it crudelitie.
Syne tuke his leif and fuir that tyme of toun,
With this Dauid, erle wes of Huntlyntoun;
Of Cantirberrie and Serwyne also
With him he tuke thir halie bischopes tuo. 41,025
Of Glocister the nobill erle than was,
Schir Hubertus, he tuke with him till pas,
And mony vther worthie no/bill men.
Sevin scoir of schippis into the tyme and ten,
Furneist richt weill he hes put to the ae;
That neidfull war thairof aneuche had he.
To echip tha went, the wynd wes loud and schill,
Haiffand all wedder at thair awin will,
Evin as tha wald withoutin variance.
That samin tyme Phillip the king of France,
Throw Italic that samin tyme ^eid he,
Quhill that he come to Jannes by the se;
The nobill duke of Burgundy also,
The quhilk to name that callit wes Odo,
Of Flanderis erle [Phillip], ane worthie man, 44,040
And ane hecht Henrie, erle wes of Campan,
And Theobald, that erle wes of Blasens,
And mony bischop of greit excellence,
And mony vther nobill man also,
With king Phillip that tyme wer maid till 44,045
At Ptolome ane reddie port tha fand,
With his navin landit in Cipris Yle;
To Ptolomon syne tuke the narrest way,
Distroyit [hes] with litill force or pley,
Onto that toun so strang of lyme and stone,
The inwart wall so stalwart wes and straug,
Quhat Tnair of this quha lykis for to speir,
Quhilk causit him for his wisdome to haif
How Oliueir And Johne Dewar Met, And
QUHAIR AND HOW THE TBYIST WES SET.
Sa on ane tyme it hapnit him on cace
Walk on the wall neirby the samin place,
Quhair erle Dauid of Huntlyngtonis men 44,100
Woik in the tyme, of quhome ane he did ken,
Quhilk of befoir, as my author did mene,
Into the court his compan^eoun had bene
Into Scotland quhen that he wes at hame,
And Johnne Dewar he callit wes to name. 44,105
1In MS. to to. VOL. HI.