The Historie of Scotland Wrytten First in Latin by the Most Reuerend and Worthy Jhone Leslie, Bishop of Rosse; And Translated in Scottish by Father James Dalrymple ... 1596 ...

The Historie of Scotland Wrytten First in Latin by the Most Reuerend and Worthy Jhone Leslie, Bishop of Rosse; And Translated in Scottish by Father James Dalrymple ... 1596 ...

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...the Jnglismen returne to Beruick, the Gouernour stoutlie layes on the chais, al the way, al the way with lycht carmuching war sa perturbet, that na man in al the host a fingre braid or sa mekle as ane Jnche durst seperat him selfe from his Cumpanie to do onie skaith in the cuntrie. About the sam tyme, quhen the Jnglis nauie had 1'strukne sail, thay set Kingorne on fyre, and certane vthiris tounes vpon the cost syd. The monaster in the Jle of S. Colme, tane, is delyuired in keiping to Lutteroll an Jnglis man with an armie. Bot schortlie eftir oures dingis him out. The xx of September the Jnglis hoste sett a seage to the castel of Hume: Bot albeit it culd nocht esilie be wone be the Jnglise force, the Ladie in quhais housband now lay seik in Ed', and his (son) quha now was in the Jnglismenis handis, in respect of her (their) lyf, landis and geir sche gaue ower al. The Protectour than leiueng captan Dudlie thair with a force to keip the castel, passes to Roxburghe, quhair the men of weir sair in labour throuch skaith of the ald walis, a weil fortified place to ouirthrawe the aduersar gif thay set onn, or inuad thame and brek thair forse gif tha pas by, heir thay sett, on the xxix of September, Bulmer returneng til Jngland, left thair thrie hunder men of weir, and skailit his armie.1 ' About this tyme an Jnglis schip landes at Bruchtie craig vpon Tai besyd Dundei, quhair the men of weir att the castel sa vehementlie and sair shuitis with gret cannounis, that now gyuen ouer is walit about w' new walis, and biginis, and men of weir, and committed in keiping til Andro Dudlaei; with al necessaris. he in the nerrest craig erectis another bulwark, did gret skaith to al places about: About the self tyme, Whartoun, Lenox, and vtheris, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236788354
  • 9781236788351