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The History of the Troubles and Memorable Transactions in Scotland, from the Year 1624 to 1645; From the Year 1624 to 1645 (Paperback) Loot Price: R384
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The History of the Troubles and Memorable Transactions in Scotland, from the Year 1624 to 1645; From the Year 1624 to 1645 (Paperback)

John Spalding

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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. 1792. Excerpt: ... safely out of the house, albeit the stones were falling about her head, yet courageously she goes out, they shooting still, and by providence of the almighty she escapes, with all her company "(except the maid of honour) and goes to a den which the cannons could not reach, and on the bare fields she rested, instead of stately lodgings clad with curious tapestry. It is said she offered to the captains of those war ships which convoyed her (before their parting) rich rewards for their service, but they altogether refused the samen, saying, the prince of Orange had forbidden them, under the pain of death, to take her money. "Well then," says she, take here ilk ane of you captains a chain of gold to wear for my fake, which I conceive is not under the compass of his command," which they in all humility accepted and received. It is said thir rebels shot 80 pieces of cannon before they left off, syne went their way to the sea. Now let the good reader judge of the cruel tyranny and oppression that thir rebels used against the person of so noble a queen, unmatchable in this age for her many shining virtues, and unspeakable love to her royal king, who for his honour had undergone tholf miseries both by sea and land, and who by her industry had furnished men, money, ammunition, powder and ball, and arms for forty thousand men. Consider also what news this volley of cannon was to the king, when he heard of her so dangerous welcome. Now there comes to her majesty upon, the morn the earl of Newcastle, with a brave company, and convoyed the queen safely to Newcastle. It is said, when she went over to Holland, she craftily conveyed out of the Tower of London the haill jewells and ornaments of the crown, and engaged them at Amsterdam, and other places, for money to provid...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: John Spalding
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 112
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-60848-3
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-60848-X
Barcode: 9781150608483

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