Miscellany of the Scottish History Society

Miscellany of the Scottish History Society

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...established, and to wit nes that I am, My Lord, Yo' Gr.' most humble servant, LAUDERDAILL. Addressed For my Lord A rchbp of St. Andrews his Grace. 1 Perhaps the anonymous fur Populi V1'na'i: atum, printed, or professing to be printed, in Holland, which was condemned as seditious by the Privy Council upon January 12 (Wodrow, vol. ii. p. 6). The book was the work of James Stewart (afterwards Sir James) of Goodtrees. " Probably has reference to the failure of the 'indulgence' to bring about peace. my slow answering yo' Letter, when you consider that I have been drinking waters, purging, and sufiiciently taken up when I am heir. Much less I am sure will you doubt my concern for the service of the Church and of yo' order, of wl' my actions have, and by God's grace shall, as long as I live, give reall testimonies. As to the vacancies I am most cleirly of yo' minde. They oght on many accounts be filled; and you may be assured nothing wilbe done w"'out yo' advice. Yo' Gr. knowes how and why Glasgow' and Dunblanei are not formally filled. As for the Iles,1 when I was in Scotland you desired it might vake; and when I was desired St. Leonardsa might have the past vacancie, I wold doe nothing till I heard from you. 1 Keith (as was pointed out by Grub in his Ecrlesfaslical History 0fScutlam1', vol. iii. p. 234) seems to be mistaken in the following account of the immediate cause of Archbishop Bumet's surrender of the See of Glasgow. 'After the defeat of the rebels at Pentland, anno I666, Archbishop Burnet shewed great inclination to have those people used with lenity; and when their affair came before the Privy Council, he laboured to get their...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783611
  • 9781236783615