The Scottish Series of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, 1589-1603

The Scottish Series of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, 1589-1603

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...from originals in the Tower, being in the handwriting of Robert Lemon, Esq., formerly Chief Clerk in the Record Oflice i A very large volume in MS., containing upwards of 520 folios, being a complete digest or compilation of Scotch law from the earliest periods to the time of James VI. Known by the title of "Balfour's Practicks," being attributed to Sir James Balfour, of Pittendreich, Lord President of the Court of Session, under whose name the work was published at Edinburgh in 1754. 1543, 1543. March 15. Mary Queen of Scotland. Order of establishing James Hamilton, Earl of Arran, as Governor of the realm of Scotland during the nonage of the said Queen Mary, and as the legitimate successor to the Crown of Scotland failing lawful issue of the said Queen. Henry VIII.,, No. 10 A. 1559. Nov. 13. Francis and Mary, King and Queen of France, Scotland, &c., to B1is-the Queen Dowager of Scotland. Draft of the letter described at the date. Elvlz., Vol. i., No. 133 A. Dec. 4. Commission by Francis and Mary, King and Queen of France, 86cBlois-Appointing the Marquis d'Elbeuf their Legate in Scotland during the absence of the Queen Dowager. Draft, dated Nov. of the document described ante, Vol. i., No. 150. El'iz., Vol. i., N o. 150 A. 1560. 1560 June 20-22. Thomas Randolphe to Henry Kyllygrew. Commencement of H1y1'd-treaty with the French Ambassadors. Great necessity of the French; their valour. Courtesies between the besiegers and the besieged during the abstinence. Difference between the English and French vivers. Baked horse and roasted rats. Names of English ofiicers. Lying in state of the Queen Dowager; the funeral deferred. The word of God; confessions before the congregation on Sunday; Mr. Secretary...
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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236750160
  • 9781236750167