Publications Volume 112, V. 6, PT. 1

Publications Volume 112, V. 6, PT. 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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...wourdes to renew my old petition, which was and is, That if ye be of mynd to join with us in this common cause, that then your support be not so long delayed as that the ennemy may so plant himself amongis us, that after hee have oppressed such as heir wold resist him, hee may have occasion to attempt to greater thingis. To drive tym with Fraunce may appear to som profitable unto you, but, as befor I have written, so yit I fear not agane to afferm, that nothing hath bein, is, nor shalbe mor hurtfull to both, then that ye-dissemble your favouris towardis us; for in the mean seasson the godlie heir ar and shalbe so oppressed, that after thei can not be able to serve, freindis do faint and fall back from the interprise. The enemye hath place to practiss not only amongis us, but also neyer your selfes; and finallie, the whole multitude heir (a few nomber excepted) stand in such dowbt that thei can not tell to whether partie thei shall inclyn. The Frenche thei favour not, and thei see us so weak that verray freindis ar effrayed to joyn with us. In our extreamite, and when I perseaved our nomber so decrease that we war unable to remove the enemye from thare strentht, in greaf of hart I wrait to Sir James Croftis to provid for us som releaf of men; which petition albeit then it appeared unreasonable, yit if it had been granted I am assured that thus much the cause should tharby have been advaunced that non of the Nobilite this day in Scotland wold have manteaned the Frenche faction; besides, that the kastell of Edinburgh might have bein in assured custodye, the loss wharof I greatlie now fear, for onless greatter force remove the Frenche men, thei will keap it from all victualls. Oft I have written for support to som men that I know so...show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236896033
  • 9781236896032