Publications Volume 111

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...widow of James 11.; Patrick third Earl Bothwell, to Queen Mary of Lorrain, widow of King James V.; his son James, fourth Earl Bothwell to Queen Mary.'--(Genea.logica1 Collections, Ms. Advocates' Library.) The widow of King James 1., the heroine of ' the There are son, who was still living, although in exile, when she fled to the castle of Dunbar, while it was held by the, first Lord Hailes against the crown. The amour of the heroic Queen Mary of Gueldres with the Master of Hailes, has been doubted by Sir David Dalrymple, but, it is to be feared, upon no sutficient grounds. As to Queen Mary of Guise, we have the solemn attirmation of Earl Patrick, or 'the Fair Earl, ' as he was called, that she ' promest faithfullie, be hir hand writ, at twa sindre tymis, to: the said Erle in mariage, hir @ 11 1. thairupoun, and day assignit thairto, ' and, he might have added, ' his wife divorced therefor. '--(Short Chronicle of the Reign of King James 11., pp. 7, 37, 38. J. Major, Rebus Gestis Scotorum, lib. vi. capp. 15, 19. G. Buchanani Rerum Scoticarum Historia, lib. xi. cap. 23, lib. cap. 18, lib. xv. cap. 12. Lord Hailes, Remarks on the History of Scotland, ch. viii., in Annals of Scotland, voL iii. pp. 69-71. Pinkerton's History of Scotland, vol. i. pp. 199, 252. The Bannatyne Miscellany, vol. iii. PP-179. . 4150 Nothing is recorded of the personal appearance of Patrick, the first Lord Hailes, or of his son Adam, Master of Hailes. Lindsay of Pitscottie describes Patrick, the third Earl Bothwell, as 'fair and whitely, something hanging-shouldered and...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236835751
  • 9781236835758