The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the Accession of James VI. to the Throne of England, to the Union of the Kingdoms in the Reign of Queen Anne, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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J. Mawman, 1804 - Scotland
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Page 164 - French, and avowed by them to be written by the said queen ; which seven writings, being copied, were read in French, and a due collation made thereof, as near as could be, by reading and inspection, and made to accord with the originals, which the said Earl of Murray required to be redelivered, and did thereupon deliver the copies, being collationed."* Here, therefore, nothing was done except comparing copies with what were called originals, to see that they agreed.
Page 265 - Being gon from the place where I had left my heart, it may be easily judged what my countenance was, considering what the body may without heart...
Page 135 - But if they will needs come," continued she, " desire my good sister the Queen to write that Lethington and Morton, who be two of the wisest and most able of them to say most against me, may come, and then...
Page 103 - Bothwell for her husband, but avoweth constantly that she will live and die with him, and saith that if it were put to her choice to relinquish her crown and kingdom or the Lord Bothwell, she would leave her kingdom and dignity to go as a simple damsel with him, and that she will never consent that he shall fare worse or have more harm than herself.
Page 115 - It is a public speech among all the people, and amongst all estates (saving of the counselors) that their Queen hath no more liberty nor privilege to commit murder nor adultery than any other private person, neither by God's laws, nor by the laws of the realm.
Page 309 - ... by common conference of the Lords of the Privy Council of Scotland, by him only for his learning penned, but by them the matter ministered...
Page 349 - Et sans changer me trouvera tout' une. Pour luy aussi j'ay jette mainte larme, Premier qu'il fust de ce corps possesseur, Duquel alors il n'avoit pas le coeur. Puis me donna un autre dur alarme, Quand il versa de son sang mainte dragme...
Page 246 - Queen his mistress is not fit for any husband; for first, he saith, she poisoned her husband the French King, as he hath credibly understood; again, she consented to the murder of her late husband, the Lord Darnley ; thirdly, she matched with the murderer, and brought him to the field to be murdered...
Page 172 - Elizabeth's presence; and then, 'the said Earls severally made answer, that they had therein seen such foul matters as they thought truly in their consciences that her Majesty had just cause to refuse to see her, until some answer had been made first, tending in some way to clear the weight of the charge. They could not think it meet for her Majesty's honour to admit the said Queen to her presence as the case did...
Page 170 - Bothwell. Of which letters the originals, supposed to be written with the Queen of Scots own hand, were then also presently produced and perused, and, being read, were duly conferred and compared for the manner of writing and fashion of orthography with sundry other letters long since heretofore written...

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