Annals of Scotland, from the Accession of Malcolm III. to the Accession of the House of Stewart; To Which Are Added Several Valuable Tracts Relative to the History and Antiquities of Scotland ...

Annals of Scotland, from the Accession of Malcolm III. to the Accession of the House of Stewart; To Which Are Added Several Valuable Tracts Relative to the History and Antiquities of Scotland ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ...and the gainslzycrs. of Queen Margaret He, moreover, promised to make no attcmptto seize the person, or impair the dignity of the King, Land that he never would consent to the difiblutiori 'of his marriage with the, Ateen. VVhat obliged. Henry to make such a declaration is unknown. M-gggm He dispatched Richard de Clare Earl of Gloricester, and john Maunsel, to Scotland, under pretence of inquiring into the condition of the Scot-' Foederafltiflt Qteen, but, in truth, to counsel the idtscon553. tented nobles, and to forward their enterprlse. Nkparis Many were the grievances of the young lady. 610. ' " She was confined in the castle of Edmburgh, a " sad and solicary place, Without vcrdure, and, by ' mybn Q' its-uicinity to 'tbe sea, unwholesome: ' She was not permitted to make excurfions ' through the kingdom, nor to chuse her female ' attendants: And lastly, she was excluded from ' all conjugal intercourse with her husband, who ' by this time had compleated hisvfourteenth Q 77 year. ' M. Paris, Redress of her last grievance was instantly pro6"-cured; redress of her other grievances was promised X.. As the family of Balliol, the regent, had so near pretenfions to the crown of Scotland, "it might seem unjuslifiable in him to 'keep the King separated from his spouse. ' Chn Me), While the Comyns and their alfociates were enzw. gaged in preparations for holding a parliament at Stirling, the Earl of March, Alan Dureward, and the other leaders of their party, surprized the callle of Edinburgh, and procured the liberty of the King and Queen; or rather, according to the Scottish mode, gave them new malterst To second this enterprize, Henry led his army Foedcram towards the Scottish borders, proclainiing, never-560. 561. theless, ...
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123674702X
  • 9781236747020