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LIVES

OF

SCOTTISH WORTHIES.//

(17)

BY

PATRICK FRASER TYTLER, ESQ.

F. R. S. AND F. S. A.

(3)

VOL. III.//

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR JOHN MURRAY,
ALBEMARLE STREET;

AND THOMAS TEGG, No. 73, CHEAPSIDE.

MDCCCXL.

LONDON:

BALNE BROTHERS, PRINTERS, GRACECHURCH STREET.

CONTENTS.

(Continued from Vol. II.)

Good Effects of the King's Return to his Dominions, page 2.-

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Internal Administration of his Kingdom, 3.-Birth of the

Princess Margaret; Embassy from Charles VII. of France,

3.-Institution of the "Session," 5.-Acts of the Parliament

assembled at Perth, 12th March, 1425, 6.-State of the

Highlands, and James's Progress to the North, 8.-Rebellion

of Alexander of the Isles: he is compelled to submit, 9.-

The King's Sternness, 13.-Constitution of the Scottish Par-

liament; important Change in it, 14. - Marriage with

France, 16.-James's Attention to the Condition of the

Poorer Tenantry and Labourers, 17.-Parliament at Perth,

April, 1429; its Sumptuary Laws, 19.-State of the Navy,

19.-Rebellion of Donald Balloch, 20.-Feuds in Strath-

naver, 21.-Royal Progress to the North, 22.-Pestilence

revisits Scotland, 23.-Persecution of the Wickliffites, and

burning of Paul Crawar, 24.-James's Efforts to strengthen

the Royal Authority. Power of the Earl of March, 28.-

Stripped of his Lands, he flies to England, 20.--Jealousy

and Alarm of the Nobles, 32.-Hostilities with England on

the Borders; Skirmish at Piperden, 34.-Marriage of the

Princess Margaret of Scotland to the Dauphin, 35.--War

with England; the King besieges Roxburgh, but suddenly

retires, 35.-Conspiracy against James I.; its Secret History

investigated, 36.-Graham's Flight to the Highlands, 41.—

His league with Athole and Stewart, 43.-A Spae-wife

attempts to warn James of his Danger, 43.-The King arrives

at Perth, 44.-His Murder, 45.-The Murderers escape, 19.

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