Publications Volume 25, V. 1

Publications Volume 25, V. 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. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...Colledge of Old Aberdein be diverse barrons, ministers and commiffioners, and Mr. David Lindsay persone of Belhelvie. Ther were appointed to keep this committee sundrie noblemen, but they were in Edinburgh attending the parliament. Their errand was for placeing Doctor Guild in the principalitie, in the deposed Doctor William Lesslie's place. But because the committee was not fully convened, they caused Doctor William Guild subscrive the covenant absolutely, who had subscrived the samen first with limitation; and he is chosen rector of this univerfitie for a year, by such as were present, to begin withall; and therafter he was chosen principall, as ye may see herafter; and this committee was continowed to the day of November nixt. This Doctor Guild wrote out ane paper called " Ane freindly and faithful advyce," whilk was printed, concerning thir troubles, and against raifing of armes be subjects against their lawfull king, whilk herafter is copied word be word. Nevertheless he now sub commiffioner, who was detained by his subjectsmost unj ustly, against their oatlr of alleadgeance, and contrair to the law of nations, whereby ane ambassador or commiffioner may be recalled be his master from any other nation, meikell mair be ane king from his own subjects, ' at his pleasure. The commiffioners; seeing the king so sett, returned back againe, (leaveing the earle of Dumfermling with his majestie) without any presence, in the moneth of November, about the l9th day therafter. YVherupon the confederates suffer the earle of Traquair to goe up to the king, as ye may see herafter. But the truth is, Tras quair was on nowayes detained by the Scots parliament, but suffered to goe peaceablie: yet the king was offended that they should send up the...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236960696
  • 9781236960696