The History of the Province of Moray: Comprising the Counties of Elgin and Nairn, the Greater Part of the County of Inverness and a Portion of the County of Banff,--all Called the Province of Moray Before There was a Division Into Counties, Volume 3

Front Cover
Hamilton, Adams & Company, 1882 - Moray (Scotland)
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 326 - Tho' wit and art conspire to move your mind; But dulness with obscenity must prove As shameful sure as impotence in love. In the fat age of pleasure, wealth, and ease Sprung the rank weed, and thriv'd with large increase: When love was all an easy monarch's care; Seldom at council, never in a war...
Page 209 - William by the grace of God King of Scots to all good men of his whole land greeting.
Page 98 - The entrance to this place is a gate built of freestone, which has a grandeur in it easier felt than expressed. Several vestiges of houses are found within the walls, besides those of a church, which, without difficulty, can still be traced in the ruins. Great rafts, or planks of oak, by the beating of the waters against the old walls, occasionally make their appearance. Tradition says, and some credit is due to the report, that the particular account of this building was lost in the days of King...
Page 219 - Charles by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, and Defender of the Faith. To all good men of his whole land, clergy and laity, greeting ; Know ye, that we...
Page 124 - Rebellion. Only give me leave, after I have reduced this country to your Majesty's obedience, and conquered from Dan to Beersheba, to say to your Majesty then, as David's General did to his master, ' come thou thyself lest this country be called by my name.
Page 334 - I will conclude with this assurance to you, that I will preserve the true reformed Protestant religion and the Church as it is now established in this kingdom, and that no man's property or liberty shall ever be invaded.
Page 183 - ... will have given and granted, and by this present writing have confirmed, and each of us severally hath given and granted to the aforesaid Guild, a certain revenue of Two Shillings of Silver, to be paid out of our goods and chattels, and of our successors, at four times of the year, that is to say, at the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed John the Baptist, Saint Michael, the Nativity of our Lord, and Easter, by equal portions to have and to hold the aforesaid yearly revenue of 2s. to the aforesaid...
Page 335 - AB, do sincerely promise, and declare, that I will submit to the Presbyterian government of the Church, as it is now established in this kingdom...
Page 256 - He was excommunicated with the highest solemnities, from which he was afterwards, upon his repentance, absolved by Walter Trail, bishop of St Andrews, in the church of the Blackfriars at Perth, being...
Page 152 - In hectic and consumptive diseases they pare the nails of the fingers and toes of the patient, put these parings into a rag cut from his clothes, then wave their hand with the rag thrice round his head, crying Deas soil, after which they bury the rag in some unknown place.

Bibliographic information