Mary, Queen of Scots: From Her Birth to Her Flight Into England: A Brief Biography: with Critical Notes, a Few Documents Hitherto Unpublished, and an Itinerary

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1898 - 543 pages
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Page 176 - The Cardinal did counterfeit the late King's testament ; and when the King was even almost dead he took his hand in his and so caused him to subscribe a blank paper.
Page 260 - When a fanatical assembly assured her that the practice of idolatry could not be tolerated in the sovereign any more than in the subject, she told them plainly that while no consideration would induce her to forsake the religion in which she had been brought up, yet she...
Page 463 - They have no warrant nor authority by the law of God or man," she wrote, "to be as superiors, judges or vindicators over their prince and sovereign, howsoever they do gather or conceive matter of disorder against her.
Page 75 - I that stomach to be in her that I find. She repented nothing but (when the Lords and others at Inverness came in the morning from the watch) that she was not a man, to know what life it was to lie all night in the fields, or to walk upon the causeway with a jack and knapsack, a Glasgow buckler, and a broadsword.
Page 138 - You know very well, that the injury she has received is exceeding great, and her majesty will never forget it.
Page 75 - Inverness, came in the morning from the watches, that she was not a man, to know what life it was to lye all night in the fields, or to walk upon the causeway with a jack and a knaps-cap, a Glasgow buckler, and a broadsword."— RANDOLPH to CECIL, September 18.
Page 41 - my preparations were not so much advanced as they are, peradventure the Queen's, your mistress's, unkindness might stay my voyage, but now I am determined to adventure the matter, whatsoever come of it. I trust the wind will be so favourable as I shall not need to come on the coast of England : and if I do, then, Monsieur...
Page 148 - I found the queen's majesty, in a dark chamber, so as I could not see her face; but by her words she seemed very doleful ; and did accept my sovereign's letters, and message, in very thankful manner...
Page 254 - I acknowledge his doctrine to be sound. His prayer is daily for her, ' that God will turn her obstinate heart against God and his truth; or, if the holy will be otherwise, to strengthen the hearts and hands of his chosen and elect, stoutly to withstand the rage of all tyrants,
Page 395 - My Lord, here I protest to God, and as I shall answer to Him at the great day of judgment, this is your son, and no other man's son ! And I am desirous that all here, both ladies and others, bear witness ; for he is so much your own son that I fear it will be the worse for him hereafter ! ' Then she spoke to Sir William Stanley.

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