The Scottish Chronicle; Or, a Complete History & Description of Scoland; Being an Accurate Narration of the Beginning, Increase, Proceedings, Wars, Acts and Government of the Scottish Nation, from the Original Thereof, Unto the Volume 1

The Scottish Chronicle; Or, a Complete History & Description of Scoland; Being an Accurate Narration of the Beginning, Increase, Proceedings, Wars, Acts and Government of the Scottish Nation, from the Original Thereof, Unto the 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. 1805 edition. Excerpt: ...time of wars against the Englirbmm at their owne proper cost and charges. Whatsoever he were, private person or publicke ofthese two confederate nations, that against either of them should aid the Englu/mien with armour, counsell, vittles, or in anie other maner of wise: the same should be 'reputed for a traitor unto, both their princes and countries. Neither might either of thensconclude a peace, or take anie truce without the consent of the other. These were the principall articles. of the league, as then confirmed' betwixt the Seat: and F rm: /amen, indited in Latin, and faire irtgrossed in parchment, and reserved as a monument in both realmes, for a witnesse unto such as should come after of his friendship (thus begun, as the Scotish Chronicles allim'ie.)' And for further memorie of the thing, /Irlniur did augrnenthisarmes, being a red lion in a field of gold, with a double trace seamed wirh Iloure-delices, signifieng thereby, that the lion from thence foorth should be defended by the aid of the Frenchman; and that the St-otirb kings should valiantlie fight in defence of their couritrie, liberties, religion, and imaocepcie, which are represented by the lillies, or floure delices, as heralds do interpret it. The 'lord William, the said Clemmt, and 7017!, remained still with king Cbarler, but Ralmne and.4luuim returned into their countrie. In all such war and journies as Charles afterwards made against anie of his enemies, the said lord I/Villiam was a chief dooer in the same, so that his fame and authoritie dailie grew in all places where he came. His service stood king Cbarler in notable stead in his expeditions against the Suxaru, Hungarinm, and other; but name his estimation in Italic was most highlie advanced, at...show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236864565
  • 9781236864567