The Historie and Cronicles of Scotland: From the Slauchter of King James the First to the Ane Thousande Fyve Hundreith Thrie Scoir Fyftein Zeir, Volume 2

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Society, 1899 - Scotland
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Page 68 - I say, any unlearned man, and not exercised in the word of God, nor yet constant in his faith, whatsoever estate or order he be of, I say, he hath no power to bind or loose, seeing he wanteth the instrument by the which he bindeth or looseth, that is to say, the word of God.
Page 474 - Which was thought a precedent, never one being hanged for the like before; and in the meantime, at the scattering of the people, there were ten or twelve despiteful letters and infamous libels in prose, found, as if they had been lost among the people, tending to the reproach of the Earl of Morton and his predecessors.'— May.
Page 397 - Scottishmen heavily lamented, for he was the most redoubted chieftain that had been for a long time, on the Borders either of Scotland or England. He rode ever with twenty-four able gentlemen well horsed ; yet he never molested any Scottishman. But it is said that, from the* Borders to Newcastle, every man, of whatsomever estate, paid him tribute to be free of his trouble. He came before the King with his foresaid number richly apparelled, trusting...
Page 376 - Igramancie quhilk causit men to sie thingis aper quhilk was nocht. And so at the hennest bancat pheirs and play vpone the thrid day thair come ane clwdd out of the rwffe of the hall as appeirit to men and opnit and cleikkit vp the blak lady in presence of...
Page 359 - Harry, . . . the Earl of Northumberland, Andrew Trollop with many others, gentle and commons, to the number of twenty thousand. Item, King Harry, the Queen, the Prince, Duke of Somerset, Duke of Exeter, Lord Roos be fled into Scotland, and they be chased and followed, &c.
Page 472 - See," and on the 1 3th the same writer reported that " Montgomery of Scotland is come to the Prince to make offer of service with 2000 light horse ; 200 Scots have arrived in Zeeland who say that seven ensigns (ie, companies) more are coming," probably those who came with Ormiston (' Scots Brigade in Holland,
Page 62 - First and chiefly, since the time I came into this realm, I taught nothing but the Ten Commandments of God, the Twelve Articles of the Faith, and the Prayer of the Lord, in the mother tongue. Moreover, in Dundee, I taught the Epistle of...
Page 370 - Though most unworthy of the name. — A letter forged! Saint Jude to speed! Did ever Knight so foul a deed ! At first in heart it liked me ill When the King praised his clerkly skill. Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line, So swore I, and I swear it still, Let my boy-bishop fret his fill.
Page 413 - 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 353 - ... obscured the origin of the Douglasses, Hays, Stuarts, and other Scottish families, have been swept away for ever by the scythe of historical criticism. Walter de Lindsay, an Anglo-Norman, who figures as a magnate or great baron under David I., Prince of Strathclyde or Cumbria, Ixifore his accession to the throne, is the first of our name who appears in Scotland.! He is a witness and juror in the celebrated

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