The Waverley Dictionary; An Alphabetical Arrangement of All the Characters in Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels, with a Descriptive Analysis of Each Character, and Illustrative Selections from the Text

The Waverley Dictionary; An Alphabetical Arrangement of All the Characters in Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels, with a Descriptive Analysis of Each Character, and Illustrative Selections from the Text

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...in the matter, and Catherine died, not knowing that she was a lawful wife, for Avenel afterward told her that the ceremony had been performed by a mock priest. Father Philip's dying confession made Roland Graeme the heir of the Avenel estates. Ch. xiii, xxxviii. See Roland Graeme; also Catherine, in " The Monastery." Randal. A domestic at Lochleven Castle. Ch. xx, xxi, xxx, xxxii, xxxiii, xxxiv, xxxv. Bosabelle. The Queen's horse, which Douglas obtained from Morton's guarded stables for Mary's use after her flight from Lochleven Castle. The Queen said: "My own favourite Rosabelle, who was never matched in Scotland for swiftness, for ease of motion and for sureuess of foot." Ch. xxxvi. Rosabelle safely bore Mary from the battle of Langside, and in all the agony of that hour she did not forget to provide for the faithful creature's care. Ch. xxxvi, xxxvii. xxxviii. See George Douglas. Ruthven, Lord William. A distinguished soldier and statesman, who was appointed one of the commissioners to obtain Mary's abdication. He observed toward her on that occasion a formal but pitiless severity. She regarded him with terror on account of the prominent part himself and family had performed in Rizzio's murder. Ch. xxi, xxxii, xxxiii. Seyton, Catherine. Lord Seyton's beautiful young daughter, in attendance upon the Queen at Lochleven Castle. Previous to the Reformation she had been in the nunnery of her aunt, the Abbess Bridget. She was proud and spirited, as well as witty and gay, together with ready tact, quick intelligence and loyalty to church and queen. She fascinated the Queen's page, Roland Craeme, and archly coquetted with him. She devoted herself to amusing her imprisoned mistress: She danced, she sang, she recited tales of ancient...show more

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