The History of the Affairs of Church and State in Scotland; From the Beginning of the Reformation in the Reign of King James V. to the Retreat of Queen Mary in to England Anno 1568 Volume 1

The History of the Affairs of Church and State in Scotland; From the Beginning of the Reformation in the Reign of King James V. to the Retreat of Queen Mary in to England Anno 1568 Volume 1

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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. 1734 edition. Excerpt: ...her Subjects ought not to be allowed to tasskc, Fsironi ' her and to themselves any Sword or Jnrisdiction-to-puniilror resorm lier FanlsitsisJ f but ought to seek the Amendment of any of her Faults by Counselaxidlhumbld ' Requests. And finall), (not finding that they would desire to remit them-si '-selves to Almighty God, in whose Hands only Princes Heatts remain) you f-shall add, that to bring the Calamity to some 'speedy and quiet End, you ' shall move her to remit and pardon siich Things as by Rigour of Law flieJ ' 'as their Soverei n, may extend againstrthem; and to yield also which Rsie-ss f quests, which all be made to her, and shall tend directly for Advancefmenf _-of Justice, and specially for the Punishment of the Murder of her Husband, upon any Subject whosoever the same be, being sound guilty. And fiittber also, to yield to her Nobility and People such other reasonable Requests as ' may seem convenient and necessary for the security of their Lives and-Lands. living hereafter obediently. In which last Matter you shall lay, ifany such? f thin shall be bythem demanded. as she cannot nor ought' not to like of, not" canffie induced to; if she will commit the Judgment thereof to us," being a? Queen as she is, we will frankly deal therein (as far as poffibly we can with '. our Honour) most to her Satisfaction: And in Things unmeet to be grantedsi by her, we will assist her in the plain Denial thereof. And to bring this manner, of End the better to pass, youmay labour to perswade her, that seeking Things done and past, as well of her Partas on theirs, cannotnow be-undone, -it-is altogether vain togcontend much hereupon: But Wisdom must '-beuscd in these, and such Extremities ashthese be, to abolish the Memory of uboth, and yet...show more

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  • Paperback | 658 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,157g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123689443X
  • 9781236894434