The History of Scotland, from the Year 1423 Until the Year 1542; Containing the Lives and Reigns of James the I. the II. the III. the IV. the V. with Several Memorials of State, During the Reigns of James VI. and Charls V.
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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. 1655. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... H.mm i i- -- .. -- -J ' . . . ', patientot being iubject to the Laws of Minority, that he himfelt should be restrained by that Authority which did derive from him, to loath the Superintendent and Government of others, and to affect an unseasonable Priviledge to be at his own disposal and the governing himself. . Many things are; done without the advice of the Governors, and occasion is sought to bedisburdened of their Authority. The Lord Boyd and his Brother in a little time iocreasing in greatness, and having an intention to transfer the Power of the State and Glory of the Court to their Family, fail not to siade opportunity to fret the King from the severity and rigour of the Governors Schooling, and to frame him an escape. Whilst the King remained at Linlithgow, the Lord HayIs, Lord Sommervail DEGREES Sir Andrew Carre of Cesford, Sir Alexander Boyd3 agree upon a I match of Hunting, and will have the King Umpire of the j Game 5 Early, the morning following, the Gentlemen who I were upon the Plot failed not in their Attendance. The King being a mile off the Town, and holding the way towards E- dinburgh, the Lord Kennedy, whose quarter then was to attend, j and who had leasurely followed, suspecting this Hunting to be I a Game of State. the King continuing his Progress, laying his i hands upon the Reins of his Bridle, requested him to turn a gain to Lmlithgow $ for that he perceived the time was not con j vtnientfvr him to go further, neither was he at a convenient j match in absence of his best deserving followers: Sir Alexander Boyd impatient that the King should have been thus stay ed, after injurious words stroke the Reverend Governour with a Hunting-staff upon the head, and took the King along with him to Edinburgh. At a frequent meeting of the States, ...