The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland; Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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James Balfour Paul
D. Douglas, 1905 - Nobility
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Page 144 - to send this trumpet to you, to lett you know that, if you please to walk away with your Company, and deliver the house to such as I shall send to receive it, you shall have liberty to carry off your armes and goods, and such other necessaries as you have. You
Page 76 - I am very unwilling to be left alone, sir, and therefore I go with my company down the first pair of stairs, in some hopes that they may, perhaps, return again. I go with you, sir, as far as the street door.
Page 144 - unhumanely murdered our men ; if you necessitate me to bend my cannon against you, you must expect what I doubt you will not be pleased with. I expect your present answer, and rest your servant, O. CROMWELL.
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Page 144 - The Governor of Borthwick Castle, Lord Borthwick of that Ilk, did as he was bidden, walked away with movable goods, with wife and child, and had fifteen days allowed him to pack, whereby the Dalkeith region and Carlisle Road is a little quieter henceforth
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