Documents illustrative of Sir William Wallace: his life and times

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Joseph Stevenson
Printed for the Maitland club, 1841 - History - 203 pages
 

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Page vii - ANDREW MACGEORGE, ESQ. ALEXANDER MACGRIGOR, ESQ. GEORGE MACINTOSH, ESQ. JOHN WHITEFOORD MACKENZIE, ESQ. ROBERT MACLACHLAN, ESQ. ARCHIBALD MACLELLAN, ESQ. ALEXANDER MACNEILL, ESQ. JAMES MAIDMENT, ESQ. THOMAS MAITLAND, ESQ.
Page v - HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF SUSSEX. HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF ARGYLL. JOHN BAIN, ESQ. DAVID BALFOUR, ESQ.
Page vii - ESQ. JOHN WHITEFOORD MACKENZIE, ESQ. ROBERT MACLACHLAN, ESQ. ARCHIBALD MACLELLAN, ESQ. ALEXANDER MACNEILL, ESQ. JAMES MAIDMENT, ESQ. THOMAS MAITLAND, ESQ. JOHN MAXWELL, ESQ. 60 WELLWOOD MAXWELL, ESQ. WILLIAM MEIKLEHAM, ESQ. WILLIAM HENRY MILLER, ESQ. ROBERT MONTEITH, ESQ. JAMES PATRICK MUIRHEAD, ESQ. WILLIAM MURE, ESQ.
Page v - HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF BUCCLEUCH AND QUEENSBERRY. JAMES BOGLE, ESQ. WALTER BUCHANAN, ESQ. THE MOST NOBLE THE MARQUESS OF BUTE. ALEXANDER CAMPBELL, ESQ. THE HONOURABLE HENRY COCKBURN, LORD COCKBURN. JAMES T.
Page xxiv - Frisel treine, pendu, dcscolé, ses boeles ars, et le corps saunz teste pendu autre Forty marks, equal to thirty pounds, were given to one person, who had watched Wallace ; sixty marks (forty pounds) were given to others who had been employed in the same mission ; a like sum was divided among those who had been present at his capture ; and land to the value of one hundred pounds was assigned to Sir John Menteth. So anxious was Edward to wreak his vengeance upon the head of Wallace, that no sooner...
Page xxiii - Alderman of Coleman Street Ward. (Ibid.) || William Wallace, or Walays, was the second son of Sir Malcolm Wallace of Ellerslie, near Paisley, a simple knight, whose family was ancient, but neither rich nor noble. After escaping from the hands of his enemies for some time, he at last fell a victim to the confidence which he reposed in a friend and countryman, and was betrayed by Sir John Menteth, a Scottish baron of high rank, and governor of Dunbarton. On the night of the 5th August, 1305, strongly...
Page 140 - to which his illustrious actions had given rise : "Of his gud Dedis and Manhad Gret Gestis, I hard say, ar made ; Bot sa mony, I trow noucht, As he in-til hys dayis wroucht. Quha all hys Dedis of prys wald dyte, Hym worthyd a gret Buk to wryte ; And all thai to wryte in here I want bathe Wyt and gud Laysere.
Page 131 - He gottyn and borne wes in maryage. Hys eldare brodyre the herytage Had, and joysyd in his dayis. This ilk Willame the Walayis Drew to wapnys and to gere, As manly men than oysyde to bere, Wyth a swerde bath sharpe and lang It wes hys oys than oft to gang.
Page vi - ESQ. JAMES HUNTER, ESQ. THE HONOURABLE JAMES IVORY, LORD IVORY. JOHN CLARK KENNEDY, ESQ. JOHN KERR, ESQ. ROBERT ALEXANDER KIDSTON, ESQ. GEORGE RITCHIE KINLOCH, ESQ. 40...
Page xiii - The present collection of documents places this subject in a new and interesting position ; for it show» us that those very particulars, which, from their romantic character, were supposed to be fictitious, and which contributed to throw discredit upon the whole production, are, in reality, genuine and authentic history.

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