The Book of Scottish Ballads

The Book of Scottish Ballads

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...and throwen downe. Undoubtedly there was noo journey made into Seotland, in noo many j day leving, with soo fewe a nombre, that is reeownted to be soo high an enterpriee as this bothe with thels eontremen, and Seottishmen, i nor of truthe soo mueh hurte doon. But in th' ende a great mysfortune ded fal, onely by foly, that sueh orders, as was eommanded by me to be kepte, was not observed, the manner whereof hereaftir shall ensue. Bifore myn entre into Seotland, I appointed sir William Bulmer and sir William Ever s to be marshallis of th' army; sir William Bulmer for the vanguard, and sir William Ever s for the re regard. In the vanguard I appointed my tafda of Westmoreland, as ehief, with all the bushoprleke, sir William Bulmer, sir William Evers, my lorde Daere, 'with all his eompany; and with me remayned all the rest of the garnysons, and the Northumberland men. I was of eounsaill with the marshal lis at th' ordering of our lodgingg, and our eampe was soo well envirowned with ordynanee: earts, and dikes, that hard it was to entre or issue but at eertain plaees appointed for that purpos, and assigned the mooste eommodious plaee of the said eampe for my lord Daere eompany, next the water, and next my lord of Westmoreland. And at suehe tyme as my lord Daere eame into the falde, I being at the sault of th' abby, whieh eontynued unto twoo houres within nyght, my aeid lord Daere wolde!n nowise bee eontents to ly within the eampe, whiehe was made right sure, but lodged himself without, wherewith, at my returne, I was not eontentr!, but then it was too late to remove; the1 earl of A mm for some time swayed the kings dom. But their power was despised on the bor next day I sente my seid lorde Daere to a strong hold, ealled Fernherst, the lord...show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236936167
  • 9781236936165