Mary Queen of Scots, 1542-1587: Extracts from the English, Spanish, and Venetian State Papers; Buchanan, Knox, Lesley, Melville, the "Diurnal of Occurrents", Nau, &c. &c

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Robert Sangster Rait
D. Nutt, 1900 - 327 páginas
 

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Página 13 - Monsieur l'Ambassadeur, the Queen, your mistress, shall have me in her hands to do her will of me; and if she be so hardhearted as to desire my end, she may then do her pleasure, and make sacrifice of me: peradventure that casualty might be better for me than to live. In this matter God's will be fulfilled.
Página 138 - And as it is hard to counterfeit so many, so the matter of them, and the manner how these men came by them, is such, as it seemeth that God (in whose sight murder and bloodshed of the innocent is abominable...
Página 133 - For ye shall affirm, in my name, I never wrote anything concerning that matter to any creature; and if any writings be, they are false and feigned, forged and invented by themselves, only to my dishonour and slander. And there are divers in Scotland, both men and women, that can counterfeit my handwriting, and write the like manner of writing which I use, as well as myself, and principally such as are in company with themselves.
Página 303 - would never deny her so slight a request"; and when Kent still hesitated, she added, with tears, "You know I am cousin to your Queen, of the blood of Henry the Seventh, a married Queen of France, and anointed Queen of Scotland.
Página 99 - The Queen behaved herself admirably well all the time of the baptism, and showed so much earnestness to entertain all the goodly company in the best manner, that this made her forget, in a good measure, her former ailments. But I am of the mind...
Página 53 - I see now well that you are weary of this company and treatment : I sent for you to be merry, and to see how like a bourgeois wife I live, with my little troop, and you will interrupt our pastime with your great and grave matters...
Página 225 - I desire no other thing but that we may be together as husband and wife. And if ye will not consent hereto, I desire never to rise forth of this bed.
Página 76 - ... town of Edinburgh, having understood this tumult in our palace, caused ring their common bell, came to us in great number, and desired to have seen our presence...
Página 77 - Lords to prevail, and how unacceptable it would be to other princes our confederates, in case he altered the religion. By this persuasion he was induced to condescend to the purpose taken by us, and to retire in our company to Dunbar.
Página xxx - He turned him upon his back, and looked and beheld all his nobles and lords about him, and gave a little smile of laughter, then kissed his hand, and offered the same to all his nobles round about him, thereafter held up his hands, and yielded his spirit to God.

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