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 5 (Google eBook)

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James Balfour Paul
D. Douglas, 1908 - Nobility
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Page 88 - ... Justices of the Peace, he is to stand attainted of High Treason. I am informed by the Bearer of the Letter that he is to put himself into the Hands of one of the Macers of the Court of Justiciary tomorrow being the eleventh, at Kinghorn, to be conducted to me. If he comes before me I shall committ him to the Castle of Edinburgh, and immediately give notice to your Grace as the Law directs. I have no Knowledge of him but by reputation, being a Person who notwithstanding his Quality lived obscure...
Page 148 - Hereto he is one the lightest, delyverst, best spoken, fairest archer; devoutest, most perfect and truest to his lady of all the knights that ever I was acquainted with. So would God my lady liked me as well as I do his person and most knightly conditions, with whom I pray you to be acquainted, as (to) you seemeth best ; he is lodged at the George in Lombard Street.
Page 178 - If he had pleaded not guilty, there was ready to be produced against him a paper signed with his own hand, for putting the English prisoners to death. Lord Leicester went up to the Duke of Newcastle, and said, "I never heard so great an orator as Lord Kilmarnock? if I was your grace, I would pardon him, and make him paymaster.
Page 239 - Azure, a unicorn salient Argent, armed, maned and unguled Or, within a bordure of the last charged with eight half thistles vert and as many...
Page 138 - Baliol's; the lands of Kilbryd and Ardnel, which were Godfrey do Ross's, son of the deceased Reginald de Ross ; all the land which was William de Mora's, in the tenement of Dairy ; with seven acres of land, which were Robert de Ross's, in the tenement of Ardnel : all erected into an entire and free barony, to be held of the King.
Page 321 - France, has not made out his claim to the titles, honours, and dignities of Earl of Perth and Lord Drummond.
Page 117 - ... alluded to arose from some difficulties in getting it disjoined, and a church built. This, of course, prevented for the time, and in so far as Mr. Livingstone was concerned, prevented altogether, his nettle-moil in that place. But the difficulties In question being removed,
Page 239 - ... with eight half thistles vert and as many roses gules joined together per pale, as a coat of augmentation for the Earldom ; 2nd and 3rd Argent, three escutcheons gules, for Hay ; 2nd and 3rd Grand quarters counterquartered, 1st and 4th Or, three bars wavy gules surmounted by a scimitar in pale argent, for Drummond ; 2nd and 3rd Or, a lion's head erased within a double tressure flory counterflory gules as a coat of augmentation granted to William, Viscount Strathallan, on the creation of that...
Page 128 - I am truly sensible of my crime, and want words to express my repentance. God knows I never had any personal prejudice against his Majesty, nor was I ever accessory to any previous design against him. I humbly beg my noble peers and the honourable House of Commons to intercede with the King for mercy to me, that I may live to show myself the dutifullest of his subjects and be the means to keep my wife and four small children from starving...
Page 95 - ... being ratified, hostilities were renewed, and the Major-General commanded a brigade at the attack on the heights above Canton, which brigade carried and destroyed the Tartar camp under the walls of the city.

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