A Tribute To The Memory Of Mary Queen Of Scots; Being An Attempt To Relate, Simply And Truly, The…

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byJohn Benson Rose

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1868. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... weaved. Whilst Henry VIII. of England, and nobles by the hundred in Scotland, married and divorced at pleasure, the feminine instinct and honour of Mary preserved her from the contagion of those times. It was the barons and their tool Bothwell who entered into this bond to rid, not the queen--the queen they hated equally with Darnley,-- but the throne of the king consort, for that was the prize for which they played and machinated. The petulant Darnley was living in lodgings at Stirling, which suited his abandoned nature better than the decency required by the residence in the castle. On the 7th and 8th December, 1566, Mary was at Holyrood. These were the birthdays of Darnley and herself, and woefully they passed to the young and isolated queen. Sue then proceeded with her infant prince to Stirling, December 10th, where, Melville records, "she ate not;" and "the many and great sighs that she did give." Partly at Melville's instance she pardoned Morton, and the outlawed traitors, "and for her part she intended to proceed with such a gracious government as might win the victory over herself and all her competitors and enemies in times coming." Murray and Mar were her companions at supper, where she could not eat, and Darnley was absent. Then came the baptism of Prince James. England and France were represented at Stirling. The English ambassade of eighty persons entered Stirling 14th December, but their mission was perplexed by the trickery of Elizabeth, who refused to Darnley the title of King of Scotland, which apparently was the main reason that Darnley was absent from the ceremonial. "His bad deportment," said Du Croc, the French ambassador, "is incurable; "whilst Mary charmed every one with her sweet deportment and winning grace. The Earl of Mar is h...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1868. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... weaved. Whilst Henry VIII. of England, and nobles by the hundred in Scotland, married and divorced at pleasure, the feminine...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217957668

ISBN - 13:9780217957663

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