History Of The Catholic Church Of Scotland (volume 2); From The Death Of Alexander Iii, To The…

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byAlphons Bellesheim

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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. 1887. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. FROM THE DEATH OF CARDINAL BEATON TO THE SUPPRESSION OF THE CATHOLIC RELIGION. (1546-1560.) The sudden death of the Cardinal Archbishop of state of St Andrews was fraught, it need hardly be said, the death & J 'of Cardinal with the most momentous consequences both for Beaton. Church and State in Scotland. The Regent lost in him, as he wrote to the Pope, his most trusted counsellor, while the Catholic party, who had justly regarded him as their principal champion, were struck with the utmost consternation. The hopes of that faction, on the other hand, who aimed, with the assistance of Henry VIII., at the total abolition of the old religion, were proportionately raised by the removal of their most powerful opponent. The complicity of the English monarch in the assassination of the Cardinal, already sufficiently clear, is further evidenced by his correspondence with Lord Wharton, Warden of the Marches, who, immediately after Beaton's murder, sent him letters which he had received from his spies in Scotland,1 containing full particulars of the deed, and urging immediate action on the part of the king. A deputation was about the same time sent to Henry VIII. from the conspirators to ask his assistance in holding the castle of St Andrews against the forces of the Regent. The envoys were favourably received, and Henry sent through one of them, Henry Balnaves, the sum of eleven hundred and eighty pounds to be Rebels in distributed among the party. They were before draws loncj ioined in then stronghold bv a number of Castle. & J. the adherents of the English faction, who feared to fall under suspicion and punishment for complicity in the murder of the Cardinal. Among those who thus sought refuge from justice in the society of rebels and murderers was th...

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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. 1887. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. FROM THE DEATH OF CARDINAL BEATON TO THE SUPPRESSION OF THE CATHOLIC RELIGION. (1546-1560.) The sudden death of the...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021783891X

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