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" I am desirous that all here, with ladies and others, bear witness ; for he is so much your own son, that I fear it will be the worse for him hereafter ! " Then she spoke to Sir William Stanley. " This," says she, " is the son whom (I hope) shall first... "
Cassell's Old and New Edinburgh: Its History, Its People, and Its Places
by James Grant - 1880
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The Life of King James the First, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Great Britain - 1830
...hereafter." Then turning to Sir William Stanley, Darnley's principal English servant, Mary added, " This is the son who, I hope, shall first unite the...two kingdoms of Scotland and England. " Sir William answered, " Why, madam ! shall he succeed before your Majesty and his father ? " " Alas ! " Mary only...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications, Volumes 55-56

Constable and co, ltd - 1830
...turning to Sir William Stanley, Darnley's principal English servant, Mary added, " This is the sou who, I hope, shall first unite the two kingdoms of Scotland and England. " Sir William answered, " Why, madam ! shall he succeed before your Majesty and his father ? " " Alas ! " Mary only...
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A Knight Templar Abroad: Or, Reminiscences of Travel Beyond the Sea

W. Harlan Cord - Europe - 1885 - 549 pages
...child . "'My lord,' said Mary, "God has given us a son,' and partially uncovering the infant's face, she added a protest that it was his, and no other...kingdoms of Scotland and England.' " Sir William Stanley then inquired, ' Why, madam, shall he succeed before your majesty and his father? ' " 'Alas ! ' answered...
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Beaten Paths: Or, A Woman's Vacation

Ella Mason Williams Thompson - Europe - 1889 - 274 pages
...and child. "My lord," said Mary, "God has given us a son." Partially uncovering the infant's face, she added a protest that it was his, and no other...turning to an English gentleman present, she said. X "This is the son who, I hope, shall first unite Scotland and England." He replied, "Why, madam, shall...
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Where Ghosts Walk: The Haunts of Familiar Characters in History and Literature

Marion Harland - Authors - 1898 - 305 pages
...for a critical inspection of the unpleasing visage of James First of England and Sixth of Scotland. " The son who, I hope, shall first unite the two kingdoms of Scotland and England," said Mary to an English gentleman who accompanied Darnley upon the visit alluded to just now. The peace...
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Mary Queen of Scots, 1542-1587: Extracts from the English, Spanish, and ...

Robert Sangster Rait - 1900 - 327 pages
...worse for him hereafter ! " Then she spoke to Sir William Stanley. " This," says she, " is the son whom (I hope) shall first unite the two kingdoms of Scotland and England ! " Sir William answered, " Why, Madam ? Shall he succeed before your Majesty and his father ? " " Because," says she,...
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Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots: Her Friends and Her Foes. A Review of Her Life ...

William Odum - 1904 - 216 pages
...heir to the throne caused much rejoicing throughout Scotland. " This," said she, "is the son whom, I hope, shall first unite the two kingdoms of Scotland and England." As we know, this hope was ultimately realised. Sir James Melville rode to London, and in four days...
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Old Edinburgh: Being an Account of the Ancient Capital of the ..., Volume 1

Frederick William Watkeys - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1908
...infant's face, she then added that it was his and no other man's son. Turning to an English nobleman present, she said, " This is the son who, I hope,...first unite the two kingdoms of Scotland and England. " Why, madam," said Sir William Stanley, " shall he succeed before your Majesty and his father? " "...
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