The Historie and Life of King James the Sext
by John Colville (9781458918857)

The Historie and Life of King James the Sext
John Colville
Release Date: 10 December 0140
Format: Paperback
Pages: 124
Category: Royalty
Publisher: General Books
ISBN: 9781458918857
ISBN-10: 1458918858

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: that eage, bot was sa credulous, that he forgat his promeis, and consequentlie his wit and honestie. His body was bureit in the Collegiall Kirk of St Geills at] Edinburgh, in a speciall tombe preparit for that effect. Geve derisions, and tumults war great in this Regents tyme, thay war na less efter his deceis, bot rather greater, and of a mair difficultie to be pacefeit; for be his suddan slaughter the ambassador of Ingland returnit without ansuer. George Lord Seytoun past out of preasoun, the Erle of Westmureland entrit in Scotland, fugitive from his awin cuntrie, as Northumberland was, and addrest himself to twa famous borderers, to wit, Balcleuch and Ferneherst. Thay at his procurement, convocatnombers of horsemen, and past daylie in Ingland, burnand, destroyand, and slay- and the Queynis and thair enemeis, tennents and lands; whareby she thoght expedient to send in a new ambassador, desyring the subjects of Scotland to be pacefeit and puneist, and hir rebellious subjects reterit in Scotland to be sent hayme, to ressave sik a recompance as thay deserve: And withall he gave money to the Lords of the Regents factioun, to conduce soldiors for mentenance of thair caus, aganis the Queyne of Scots and hir favorers. The Erle of Mortoun, being destitute of a fyne favorer of his former actions, and he being in estimatioun above the rest of the Lords of that factioun, he sent his letters to dyvers of the Nobi- litie, and cheiflie to sik, as he knew haittit the Queyne and hir caus, to conveyne in Edinburgh, agayne the 12 day of Februarnixt to cum, thair to consult, upoun the electioun of a new Regent, that ather he myght be electit himself, or at the least, sik A ane as he myght command at all peces. The Queynis factioun was als bissie on the uther part, and con- venit in Hamil...

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