Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots, 1547-1605; Preserved in the Public Record Office, the British Museum, and Elsewhere in England Volume 5

Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots, 1547-1605; Preserved in the Public Record Office, the British Museum, and Elsewhere in England Volume 5

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...at Falkirk. He approves that Sir John Seton had there above a dozen men in armour, notwithstanding that sundry of that fellowship deny the same contrary to all truth indeed. He is very loth to tell him who dealt with him in particular, yet he promises upon opportunity and better leisure to let him know perfectly all that he knows, and further, that if any like matter be again offered to him he will timely and friendly reveal the same to the Queen of England. All which he Elizabeth. 1580. willed him to signify to her to satisfy her in that part of her letter desiring to know his state. It is evident that the Earl of Lennox had written to the Earl of Glencairn in the King's name, and to many others of great credit to come to the King at this time, and in their fensible array, and many of that company have directly confessed parts sufficient to prove these matters, which, notwithstanding all these, are still denied. Although the bruits rising hereon are suppressed, and this enterprise defeated for the present, yet the way is left open for the second, and many good men in this Court and elsewhere go in great fear and much doubt that it shall be attempted with the next opportunity. Some others have said that the next wind will blow the chaff from the corn. The Earl of Morton greatly distrusts the sequel of these things, and has little desire to come to Court or deal in the State, being already departed from hence. He has found great inconstancy in sundry of the Council of Scotland in whom he trusted. Nevertheless, he is contented to take his part in any plot for the entertainment of the amity and removing all impediments, wherein he will employ himself and his force. He will give timely advertisements to prevent all evils, and will remain at Court to...show more

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  • Paperback | 474 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 839g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123652246X
  • 9781236522467