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English History for the Use of Public Schools (Volume 4) (Paperback) Loot Price: R554
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English History for the Use of Public Schools (Volume 4) (Paperback): James Franck Bright
English History for the Use of Public Schools (Volume 4) (Paperback): James Franck Bright

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English History for the Use of Public Schools (Volume 4) (Paperback)

James Franck Bright

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: 1515] FRENCH INTERFERENCE IN SCOTLAND 373 regency should be taken from her, and given to the Duke of Albany (1515).1 This Prince came over from France, where he was naturalized, and succeeded in getting the late King's children into his hands. Margaret sought refuge in England, where, after a time, Angus, who had been kidnapped and carried to France, joined her. They thus supplied Henry with an instrument by which he could carry on his intrigues in Scotland. The ill-fated marriage, which led to the misfortunes of Mary Queen of Scots, was the union of the two families of Margaret by her respective husbands, James and Angus. This attempt of the French to re-establish that influence in Scotland which the policy both of Henry and his father had " French Interfer- been directed to destroy, naturally attracted the atten- enc in Bcot- tior of Henry, and was made a cause of complaint at the French Court, with which, though the treaty still existed, there had already ceased to be cordiality. The gay and beautiful young English Princess had led her husband, always a valetudinarian, to change his habit of life. His dinner-hour had been moved from eight to twelve in the morning; his bed-time, usually six, had been sometimes advanced even till midnight. His health yielded to this change of life, and he died three months after his marriage. With him passed Daatli of lonl away the real strength of the treaty. His widow almost n. ?eii immediately married Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, iwtween Uk the King's favourite companion and her own old lover, nauo"'- braving the royal anger, which seems on this occasion to have been slight, and afterwards founding a family with some claim to the throne. The new King of France, Francis I.,3 who at his accession had beenCount of Angouleme, a...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: James Franck Bright
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 380
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-4400-5
Barcode: 9781459044005
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-4590-4400-2

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