A Lost Chapter In The History Of Mary Queen Of Scots Recovered by John StuartA Lost Chapter In The History Of Mary Queen Of Scots Recovered by John Stuart

A Lost Chapter In The History Of Mary Queen Of Scots Recovered

byJohn Stuart

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ... attempt at a rally, so that the Queen and his sister might be rid of so wicked a husband. For some years after this we hear nothing more of Lady Jane, who probably remained quietly at Strathbogie, looking with curious interest on the vicissitudes which seemed to overtake every party in the State, and with a mazed retrospect at the overwhelming vortex from which she had escaped. 1 Reg. of Privy Council, in Keith, vol. ii. p. 649 H Not long after she came to reside at Strathbogie, it happened that Alexander, Earl of Sutherland, being driven out of his own country through the intrigues of the Earl of Caithness, also came there and took refuge with the Earl of Huntly. The earldom of Sutherland was at the time in the hands of the Earl of Caithness, as in right of the ward of the Earl of Sutherland who was a minor. We learn from Sir Robert Gordon that he used his power with great cruelty, and that not only the Earl but many of the Sutherland men were driven out of their country, and took refuge with the Gordons at Strathbogie and Auchindoun, taking their share in the fights which were going on between the Gordons and the Forbeses. The Earl of Caithness had also inveigled the Earl of Sutherland, when only a lad of fifteen years of age, into a marriage with his daughter, Lady Barbara Sinclair, ' ane unfitt match indeid, a youth ' of fyftene mareid to a woman of threttie-two yeirs; bot a match ' fitt enough to cover her incontinence and ivil lyff which shoe led ' with Y-Macky, for the which shoe wes afterwards divorced from ' Earle Alexander.'1 The Earl of Sutherland was a youth of seventeen when became to Strathbogie, and he appears to have continued his residence there till he came of age in 1573, when, in the month of July of that year, he was...

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Title:A Lost Chapter In The History Of Mary Queen Of Scots RecoveredFormat:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217664652

ISBN - 13:9780217664653

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