Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots 1547-1603, Vol. I A.D. 1547-1563

Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots 1547-1603, Vol. I A.D. 1547-1563

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...in victuals and munition at sight of the Scots, for 6 months at a time. All new fortifications at Dunbar shall be demolished, and the soldiers be answerable to the justice of Scotland. The Scots " remayn in there relligion, as a thyng that the French dare not medle withall." I should have mentioned first--the Leith garrison shall be embarked at our appointment, and the fortification demolished under our oversight. They shall either pay, or the French king be bound to pay, the Scots for all victuals, &c. taken since this matter began, whereof good testimony can be made. The Duke of Chastelherault and his son (Arran) and all others, shall be restored to their estates in France. The Scots shall not acknowledge any " falte," but only require " all these thynges above sayd," and the ambassadors shall covenant that their King and Queen shall agree with " our soverayne lady " to ratify them all to the Scots. "I knowe not howe reasonably to require more." All we yield is for these 100 men, which is to be treated in this next parliament, and if found unnecessary, they shall be withdrawn. " God send good performance of these thynges! The French ar angred with nothyng so much, as that the treaty betwixt the Quenes majesty and the nobilite of Scotland can not be broken. We both stand fast at that band." I trust things will do better than French conditions are wont to promise. " I must be playne with your lordships, though I wryte this of my self: I wold not for more than ever ether I looke or covett to have by service, but that I had come hyther. Suerly here had bene no accord, as the Scottes saye, without my presence, and I feare without accord at this tyme, matters had proved worss than they have bene hoped of. Suerly my lord (sic) this towne of Lethe is...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236658124
  • 9781236658128