Historical Memoirs of the Reign of Mary Queen of Scots and a Portion of the Reign of King James the Sixth
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. 1836 edition. Excerpt: ...fitting! The King, with these continuall infusions, observed more narrowlie both her actions and words. In the mean tyme the Queen was acquented, on the other hand, that her husband was jealous, and tooke strict notice of her actions! They leave it not heer. They infuse stranger things yet in the King's head. They desyre him to take heed to himselfe, for he can not be sure of his lyffe; for they tell him the Queen hes plotted his death! Upon the other syd, they acquent the Queen with her husband's jealousie; which she soone perceaved by his carriadge, for he was much more reteared then usuallie. These insinuations tare there affections asunder; and the Queen, the highest mynded of the two, gave greatest expression of her displeasure. In the mean tyme, Bothwell was much at court, and in the Queen's companie; and it was certain that the used him with more familiaritie than stood with her dignitie. Severall instances are given of her publick misregard to her husband, and too much respect to Bothwell. One wherof was, that the Queen was on her jorney, in persone, to Jedburgh to execute justice there, upon the Borders. The Earle Bothwell, being either Warden or Leutenant, went into Liddisdaill to take theeves, and was unhappilie hurt by a shott of a pistoll from one of these that were persewed, and was carried into the castle of Hermitadge. So soone as the Queen gote notice, being at Borthwick Castle, she presentlie tooke hors and went to Melros, from thence to Jedburgh, and so to Hermitadge; and after she had given ordor for his transport to Jedburgh, she returned to Jedburgh herself, where she fell dangerouflie sick. Heer (they say) the King came to visitt her, and was not well lookt upon by the Queen. Wherupon he reteared again to Stirlin. When the...
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