A Diurnal of Remarkable Occurrents That Have Passed Within Scotland Since the Death of King James Iv Till 1575 [Ed by T Thomson]
General Books LLC, 2009 - 216 pages
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. 1833. Excerpt: .... Vpoun the xxj day of Julij, the geir foirsaid, Archibald Dowglas of Kilspindie, proves t of Edinburgh, Dauid Symmer and Adame Foulartoun, ballies of the samyn, causit ane cordinare servand, callit James Killone, to vnderly the law in the tolbuith of Edinburgh, for the cuming in the toune of Edinburgh, and playing with Robene Hud; and for that caus thair was certane craftismenis servandis put to the horne of befoir, of the quhilk the said James Kellone wes ane; and causit the ally us quhilk thaj had electit of thair affistaris pas thairvpone, quha condamnit him to be hangit. And thair efter the craftisinen maid greit solistatiouns at the handis of the said provest, Johne Knox minister and the ballies, to have gottin him relevit, promitting that he suld doe ony thing poffible to be done salfand his lyif, quha wald doe nathing bot have him hangit. And quhen the tyme of the poore mans hanging approchit, and that the poore man wes cumand to the jibbet with the ledder vpone the quhilk the said cordinar liild have been hangit, the craftisinennis childer and servandis past to armour; and first thaj howsit Alexander Guthrie, and provest and baillies, in the said Alexanderis writting buith, and syne come doune agane to the croce, and dang doun the jibbet, and brak it so. 24. in pecis, and thairefter past to the tolbuith, quhilk wes then steikkit; and quhen thaj culd nocht apprehend the keyis thairof, thaj brocht foir hamberis and dang vp the samyn tolbuith dure perforce, the provest, baillies and vtheris luikand thairvpoun; and when the said dure wes broken vp, ane part of thame past in the samyn, and nocht allanerlie brocht the said condampnit cordiner furth of the said tolbuith, bot also all the remanand presonaris being thairintill; and this done, thaj past dou...
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