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Historical Memoirs of the Reign of Mary Queen of Scots; And a Portion of the Reign of King James the Sixth (Paperback) Loot Price: R385
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Historical Memoirs of the Reign of Mary Queen of Scots; And a Portion of the Reign of King James the Sixth (Paperback): John...

Historical Memoirs of the Reign of Mary Queen of Scots; And a Portion of the Reign of King James the Sixth (Paperback)

John Maxwell Herries

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1836. Excerpt: ... HISTORIE OF THE REIGNE OF KING JAMES THE SIXTH. The Confederat Lords having obtained this Renunciation, which was the thing they most desyred, conveen at Sterlin, and upon the twenty-first clay of July they croune the yong Prince King, by the name of James The Sixth; verie few noblmen being present. Mr John Knox made the sermon, and the Earle of Mortoune and the Lord Home sware, in the King's name, to mantain the Relligion then preacht in Scotland. The King was but a chyld of one year old, one month, and odd dayes. The Earle of Murray came first to London, and saluted the Queen of England; where he was lookt upon with a great deall more honor than at the court of France. From thence he came to Scotland, and was receaved by the Confederat Lords (whom now we call the King's partie), with much joy, and was in a manner adored. They offred him the sole government of the kingdome, which (although it was the thing he long expected) he wold not undertake, for some dayes; craving respyte to advyse. In which tyme, he directed letters to severall noblmen of the Queen's faction, but in particular to the Earle of Argyle, his kinsman, and old friend, shewing the desyre of the people was to burthen him with the charge of the sole government, in the King's minoritie; that it was a place he was not worthie of; but because of the miseries of the tyme, and trubles of the cuntrie, it was fitt that the absolut power were conferred upon some one. He desyred they might conveen and make choose of any, whom they mould think fittest, by a generall consent. In the mean tyme, a parliament was proclamed in the yong King's name, and the Earle of Murray was admitted Governor, upon the twenty-second day of Agust, which was thrie dayes before the parliament, by these few whoe were presen...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: John Maxwell Herries
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 92
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-44597-2
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-150-44597-1
Barcode: 9781150445972

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