The Correspondence of Robert Bowes, of Aske, Esquire, the Ambassador of Queen Elizabeth in the Court of Scotland, Volume 14

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J. B. Nichols and son, 1842 - England - 588 pages
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Page 270 - answer And he concluded flatly, that after he had found and seen the writings, that he might not make delivery of them without the privity of the King; albeit I stood long with him against his resolution in this point to acquaint the King with this matter before the letters were in the hands of her Majesty, letting him
Page 281 - in the same, so far as he may with his duty to the King, and to the rest of the associates in that action ; but I greatly distrust to effect this to her Majesty's pleasure, wherein, nevertheless, I shall do mine uttermost endeavour.
Page 256 - and also found that no mean might prevail to win the same out of his hands without his own consent and privity, in which behalf I had employed fit instruments that nevertheless profited nothing ; therefore I attempted to assay himself, letting him
Page 281 - for recovery of the letters in the coffer in his hands, therefore I put him in mind thereof; whereupon he told me that the duke of Lennox had sought earnestly to have had those letters, and that the King did know where they were, so as they could not be delivered to her Majesty without the King's privity and consent ; and he
Page 257 - good opinion conceived already of him, and be thereby drawn to greater goodness towards him. I shall still labour him, both by myself and also by all other means ; but I greatly distrust the desired success herein.
Page 225 - If the work be at this time stayed, or fall, the building, I think, will never after prosper ; for our credit broken so far shall be unable to repair the breach, and the loss of the good instrument to be now cast away by our default will not suddenly be recovered, nor be found sufficient to remove the possession taken by
Page 288 - most part of the nobility, then he would obey and perform it with all speed. Secondly, that he had neither money for his expenses, nor furniture meet for his journey ; and he trusted the King would not put him away with such shame, and in that bare state ; whereupon he prayed some time to make provision to supply these wants.
Page 257 - for the present 1 could not better, leaving him to give her Majesty such testimony of his good will towards her by his frank dealing herein as she may have cause to confirm her
Page 269 - I have lately moved him earnestly therein ; letting him know the purpose of the Scottish Queen, both giving out that these letters are counterfeited by her rebels,
Page 368 - to be in hazard, if from a sole King (as he had hitherto continued from his cradle,) he should now fall to divide and communicate his authority to others. And therefore taking this overture no otherwise than in nature of a

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