The History of the Troubles and Memorable Transactions in Scotland, in the Reign of Charles I.

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G. King, 1829 - Scotland - 504 pages

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Page 7 - Marquis, backed in a white plaid, and riding on a small nag, having a boy leading her horse, without any more in her company, in this pitiful manner she came weeping and mourning to the Bog, desiring entry to speak with my lord ; but this was refused ; so she returned back to her own house, the same gate she came, comfortless.
Page 6 - Rothemay's chamber and wakened him to rise ; and as he is wakening him, the timber passage and lofting of the chamber hastily takes fire, so that none of them could win down stairs again, so they turned to a window looking to the close, where they piteously cryed, many time, Help, help ! for God's cause...
Page 6 - ... common people, especially to the noble marquis, who for his good will got this reward. No man can express the dolour of him and his lady, nor yet the grief of the viscount's own dear lady, when it came to her ears...
Page 6 - Rollock, then in Frendraught's own company. Thus all being at rest, about midnight, that dolorous tower took fire in so sudden and furious...
Page 337 - The snorting of his horses was heard from Dan: the whole land trembled at the sound of the neighing of his strong ones; for they are come, and have devoured the land, and all that is in it; the city, and those that dwell therein.
Page 177 - Covenant, whether he would or not, whilk by fleeing the land he resolved to eschew as well as he could, and left his eldest son, the Lord Ogilvie, a brave young nobleman, behind him at home. The estates or tables hearing of his departure, directed the Earls of Montrose and...
Page 5 - The marquis alleged Frendraught had done no wrong, and dissuaded him from any trouble. Pitcaple, displeased with the marquis, suddenly went to horse, and that same day rides his own ways, leaving Frendraught behind him in the Bog, to whom the marquis revealed what conference was betwixt him and Pitcaple, and held him all that night, and would not let him go. Upon the morn, being Friday, and a night of October, the marquis caused Frendraught to breakfast lovingly and kindly ; after breakfast, the...
Page 222 - It was said their minister caused to bring home to his house the timber thereof, and burn the same for serving his kitchen, and other uses ; but each night the fire went out wherein it was burnt, and could not be kept in to kindle the morning fire as use is, whereat the servant marvelled, and thereupon the minister left off and forbore to bring in or burn any more of that timber in his house.
Page 409 - A solemn league and covenant for Reformation and Defence of Religion, the honour and happiness of the King, and the peace and safety of the three kingdoms of England. Scotland and Ireland.
Page 364 - An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for the calling of an Assembly of learned and godly Divines, and others, to be consulted with by the Parliament, for the settling of the government and liturgy of the Church of England ; and for vindicating and clearing of the doctrine of the said Church from false aspersions and interpretations.

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