IMMEDIATLIE after this his auoiding the realme, the nobles and péeres chose one Conanus
Conanus is chosen king.
lord of Galloway to rule the estate as gouernour, whose authoritie had beene euer great
amongest the people. His studie was chieflie imploied how to reduce the lords and nobles of
the realme into, concord and friendlie amitie, where before through the negligence of Thereus
each sought others destructions. Also he caused due punishment to be executed vpon all
such as liued by robbing and reuing, of whome in the beginning of his gouernement there
was no small number: but he wéeded them foorth, in such wise that yer he left off, there was
Conanus persecuteth offendors.
not one of them to be found. At length, after it was vnderstood that Thereus was dead,
this Conanus renounced the administration in presence of all the estates assembled in
He renounceth the estate.
Iosina elected king.
parlement at Beregonium, where by common consent Iosina brother of Thereus was chosen to
reigne as king, for that Thereus had left no issue behind him to succéed.