The Historie and Life of King James the Sext: Being an Account of the Affairs of Scotland from the Year 1566 to the Year 1596; with a Short Continuation to the Year 1617 (Google eBook)

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J. Ballantyne and Company, 1825 - Scotland - 446 pages
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Page ii - WALTER SCOTT, BART. PRESIDENT. THE RIGHT HONOURABLE WILLIAM ADAM, LORD CHIEF COMMISSIONER OF THE JURY COURT. SIR WILLIAM ARBUTHNOT, BART. JAMES BALLANTYNE, ESQ. SIR WILLIAM MACLEOD BANNATYNE, ROBERT BELL, ESQ. WILLIAM BLAIR, ESQ. GEORGE CHALMERS, ESQ. HONOURABLE JOHN CLERK, LORD ELDIN. HENRY COCKBURN, ESQ. ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE, ESQ. DAVID CONSTABLE, ESQ. JT GIBSON CRAIG, ESQ. ROBERT DUNDAS, ESQ. ROBERT GRAHAM, ESQ.
Page 178 - ancient port, at the whilk hang a curious globe, that opnit artificiallie as the King came by, wharin was a young boy that discendit craftelie, presenting the keyis of the toun to his Majestic, that war all maid of fyne massie sylver ; and thais war presentlie ressavit be ane of his
Page 202 - to acknawlege the same ; and thay be thair general! voittis decernit the rayd of Ruthven to be manifest treasoun. The Ministers on the uther part, perswadit the people that it was a godly fact, and that whasoever wald not allow thareof in his hart, was not worthie to be estemit a Christien
Page 317 - To this howre, we gat never gude of the Guysien blude, for Queyne Marie his mother was an oppin persecutor of the sanctis of God, and althoght the King be not an oppin persecutor, we have had many of his fayre wordis, wharein he is myghtie aneugh, bot for his gude deiddis I commend me to thayme.
Page iii - THE EARL OF MINTO. JOHN ARCHIBALD MURRAY, ESQ. ROBERT PITCAIRN, ESQ. THE RIGHT HONOURABLE SIR SAMUEL SHEPHERD, LORD CHIEF BARON OF SCOTLAND. ANDREW SKENE, ESQ. JAMES SKENE, ESQ. GEORGE SMYTHE, ESQ. THOMAS THOMSON, ESQ. VICE-PRESIDENT. PATRICK FRASER TYTLER, ESQ.
Page 179 - And withall, the haill streits war spred with flowres ; and the forehowsis of the streits, be the whilks the King passit, war all hung with magnifik tapestrie, with payntit historeis, and with the effegeis of noble men and wemen : And thus he past
Page 378 - gevin to magistrats, and uther officiers of burrowis, that in cace any preacher sould speik opinlie aganis that baneisment, or for defence or mentenence of that assemblie, or pray publiklie for ther saiftie, that they sould be noted and manifested to the secret counsell, and corrected for their fault.
Page 52 - the haill realme of Scotland was sa devydit in factions, that it was hard for any peaceable man, as he rayd out the hie way, to profes himself oppinlie, ather to be a favorer of the King or Queyne. All the people were cassin sa lowse, and war becum of sik
Page 147 - when any benefeces of kirk vaikit, he keapit the proffet of thair rents sa lang in his awin hand, till he was urgit be the kirk to mak donatioun tharof, and that was not gevin but proffeit for all that.
Page 178 - the toun, in the streat that ascendis to the castell, thair is an ancient port, at the whilk hang a curious globe, that opnit artificiallie as the King came by, wharin was a young boy that discendit craftelie,

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