An Inquiry, Historical and Critical, Into the Evidence Against Mary, Queen of Scots: And an Examination of the Histories of Dr. Robertson and Mr. Hume, with Respect to that Evidence, Volumen2


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Página 391 - Promisis], that gif he changeit not Purpois betwix yis and that Tyme, I wald be content thairwith ; bot in the meane Tyme I bad him tak Heid that he leit na Body wit thairof, becaus [to speik amangis our selfis] the Lordis culd not be offendit, nor will Evill thairfoir: Bot thay wald feir in respect of the Boisting he maid of thame, that gif ever we...
Página 322 - After our hearty commendations ; we find by speech lately uttered by her Majesty, that she doth note in you both a lack of that care and zeal for her service, that she looketh for at your hands ; in that you have not in all this time (of yourselves without other provocation) found out some way to shorten the [life of *] that Queen ; considering the great peril she is hourly subject to, so long as the said Queen shall live.
Página 379 - And thus he said : Ze ask me quhat I mene be the crueltie contenit in my letter ? it is of zow alone that will not accept my offeris and repentance. I confess that I 1 nine f ailit, bot not into that quhilk I ever denyit ; and siclyke hes failit to sindrie of zour subjectis, quhilk ze haue forgeuin.
Página 382 - I wald have send him away Presoner. I answerit, that I wald tak him with me to Craigmillar, quhair the mediciner and I micht help him, and not be far from my sone. He answerit, that he was reddy quhen I pleisit, sa I wald assure him of his requeist. He desyris na body to se him. He is angrie quhen I speik of Walcar, and sayis, that he sal pluk the eiris out of his heid and that he leis.
Página 379 - Ze will say that ze have forgevin me oft tymes, and zit yat I returne to my faultis. May not ane man of my age, for lacke of counsell, fall twyse or thryse, or inlacke of his promeis, and at last repent himself, and be chastisit be experience? Gif I may obtene pardoun, I protest I sall never mak fault agane.
Página 405 - May 2, 1578. The Countess of Lenox, my mother-in-law, died about a month ago; and the Queen of England has taken into her care her ladyship's grand-daughter. [This, no doubt, is the...
Página 387 - ... thairof. Waryit mot this pokische man be that causes me haif sa mekle pane, for without him I suld have an far plesander subject to discourse upon.
Página 381 - He wald verray fane that I suld ludge in his ludgeing. I refusit it, and said to him that he behovit to be purgeit, and that culd not be done heir.
Página 322 - I pray you, let both this and the enclosed be committed to the fire ; as your answer shall be, after it has been communicated to her Majesty, for her satisfaction. ' In a subsequent letter: * I pray you let me know what you have done with my letters, because they are not fit to be kept, that I may satisfy her Majesty therein, who might otherwise take offence thereat.

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