Mary Queen of Scots Vindicated, Volume 3

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J. Murray, 1788
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Page 347 - Good. ii. 252. They assembled accordingly, at Hampton Court, December 14. and 15. 1568 ; and, " The originals of the letters 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, and sent by the said Queen of Scots to the Queen's Majesty. In collation whereof no difference was found.
Page 251 - He says, in speaking of the plot, " The guilt of this wretched woman, Elizabeth, and the guilt of that wretched man, Cecil, appear too evident at last upon the face of the whole. Indeed, as far as we can judge of the matter, the whole disposition of the murderous drama was this : the whole was originally planned and devised...
Page 114 - How shamefully the Queen our Sovereign was led captive ; and by fear, force, and, as by many conjectures may be well suspected, other extraordinary and more unlawful means, compelled to become bedfellow to another wife's husband...
Page 295 - ... in the bofom of eternity for that revifal of their actions, which OMNISCIENCE will execute, and OMNIPOTENCE will ratify, in the fight of all the world. The interefts of furvivors were lefs engaged, in the fpurioufnefs or the authenticity of the papers. And the care which had incidentally preferved them hitherto, by taking pains to conceal them from the public, would now be relaxed, as the reafon was removed. , .Accordingly, they appear to have been no longer tranfmitted from one hand to another...
Page 339 - ... it not to obey Bothaill, she had lever be dead then do it, for her harte did blede at it. Also she wrote that she had wonne her husband to goo with her to Edenburghe, and to do whatsoever she wolde have him to do...
Page 165 - ... and gude fervice done and performit be him to hir Majeftie, alfwell fen hir returning and arrivall in this realme, as of befoir in hir Hienes's minoritie, and during the time of governament of umquhile hir deareft moder of gude memorie, in the furthfetting of hir...
Page 172 - ... lordship of Zetland, with the holmis, skerreis, quylandis, outbrekkis, castellis, touris, fortalices, manor-places, milnis, multuris, woddis, cunyngharis, fisheingis, alsweill in freshe watteris as salt, havynnis, portis, raidis, outseittis, partis, pendiclis, tenentis, tenendries , service of...
Page 152 - Heich" nes, according to the place and honour that it " hes pleifit hir Majeftie to accept him unto, and " never to have ony uther for his wyfe during hir " Majefteis lifetyme. In faith and witneffing " quhairof, hir Heichnes and the faid Erle hes fub" fcrivit this prefent faithfull promeis with yair " handis, as followis; day, zeir, and place foirfaidis; " befoir thir witnes, George Earle of Huntly, and " Maifter Thomas Hepburne, perfoun of Auld'
Page 360 - Linlythquow, and there remained all morn, quhill she gat word of my Lord Bothwell his returning towards Edynbrough, be Hob Ormistoun, ane of the murtheraris. The same day the Erle Bothwell came back from Lyddisdaill towards Edinbrough.
Page 161 - Creichtoun and Liddisdaill, greit Admirall of this realme of Scotland, on the uther part, in manner, forme, and effect as efter followis; that is to say: Forsamekle as hir Majestie, considering with hirself how almichtie God hes not onlie placit and constitute...

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