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Page 74 - and his sones doe upon no account escape your hands. You are to secure all the avenues that no man escape. This you are to putt in executione att fyve of the clock precisely; and by that time or verie shortly after it
Page 74 - You are hereby ordered to fall upon the Rebells the McDonalds of Glenco and putt all to the sword under seventy. You are to have a special care that the old ffox and his sones
Page 75 - if I doe not come to you att fyve you are not to tary for me butt to fall on. This is by the King's speciall command for the good and safety of the country that these miscreants be cutt off root and branch. See that this be putt in
Page 75 - command for the good and safety of the country that these miscreants be cutt off root and branch. See that this be putt in
Page 75 - without feud or favour else you may expect to be dealt with as one not true to King nor Government, nor a man fitt to
Page 9 - 1685. His brother, the Duke of York, ascended the throne as James II. of England and James VII. of Scotland.
Page 81 - and they are countersigned by the Secretary of State, who is answerable for their tenor, a responsibility which Stair on that occasion was
Page 77 - Col-churn and her towers, Glen-strae and Glenlyon, no longer are ours; We're land-less, land-less, land-less, Gregalach.