The Cronicles of Scotland, Volume 1

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G. Ramsay and Company, 1814 - Scotland - 639 pages

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Page 286 - The Peerage of Scotland, containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom...
Page 249 - weill learned in the airt of medicine, and was ane singular guid chirurgiane ; and thair was none of that professioune, if they had any dangerous cure in hand, bot would have craved his adwyse" (p. 249). So states the ancient Scottish historian. The High Treasurer's Account shows that the king had in one important respect a right royal way of gaining patients, — a way by the adoption of which he probably...
Page 284 - The CHRONICLE of FIFE, being the DIARY of JOHN LAMONT of Newton, from 1649 to 1672.
Page 286 - Kingdom, collected from the Public Records and Chartularies of this Country, the Records and Private Writings of Families, and the Works of our best Historians.
Page 257 - Quhen this schip past to the sea, and was lying in the road, the king caused shott ane cannon at hir, to essay hir if shoe was wight, bot the cannon deired hir not.
Page 221 - Than the milleris wayff clapped hir handis, and ran furth and cryed for ane preist. In this meane tyme ane preist was cuming by; sum says he was* my lord Grayes servand; quho answeired and said, " heir am I ane preist, quhair is the king?
Page 265 - ... cam fast fordwardis, crying among the lordis, and speciallie for the king, saying, that he desired to speak with him, quhill at the last he cam to the dask quhair the king was at his prayeris. Bot when he saw the king he gave him no due reverence nor salutatioun, but leined him doun gruf.
Page 283 - Caledonia; or, an Account Historical and Topographical, of North Britain, from the most Ancient to the present Times.
Page 285 - Ressoning which was betwixt the Abbote of Crosraguell and John Knox, in Mayboill, concerning the Masse, in the year of God, a thousand five hundred thre score and two yeires.
Page xxi - Inglisch speach ; and for thair wode thair is geasone and scant ; thair commoun fewell is of stones, which they dig out of the earth. The other pairt northerne, ar full of montaines, and verie rud and homlie kynd of people doeth inhabite, which is called the Reidschankis, or wyld Scottis. They be cloathed with ane mantle, with ane schirt fachioned * after the Irisch maner, going bair legged to the knie.

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