A General History of Scotland from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time, Band 5

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Seite 126 - Further, this earl gart make such provision for the king, and his mother, and the ambassador, that they had all manner of meats, drinks, and delicates, that were to be gotten at that time in all Scotland, either in burgh or land ; that is to say, all kind of drink, as ale, beer, wine, both white and claret, malvasy (10), muskadel, hippocras, and aquavitse. Further, there was of meats...
Seite 125 - ... lodged as they had been in England, France, Italy, or Spain, concerning the time and equivalent for their hunting and pastime, which was builded in...
Seite 125 - Further, there were two great rounds on ilk side of the gate, and a great portcullis of tree, falling down with the manner of a barrace, with a drawbridge, and a great stank of water of sixteen...
Seite 125 - ... with green birks, that were green both under and above, which was fashioned in four quarters, and in every quarter and nuik thereof a great round, as it had been a block-house, which was lofted and...
Seite 125 - ... and lodged, as they had been in England, France, Italy, or Spain, concerning the time, and equivalent for their hunting and pastime ; which...
Seite 125 - ... and flowers, that no man knew whereon he zeid, but as he had been in a garden. Further, there were two great rounds...
Seite 214 - It will end as it began : the crown came by a woman, and it will go with one ; many miferies approach this poor kingdom : Henry will either matter it by arms, or win it by marriage.
Seite 126 - And the halls and chambers were prepared with costly bedding, vessels, and napry, according for a king; so that he wanted none of his orders more than he had been at home in his own palace. The king remained in this wilderness at the hunting the space of three days and three nights, and his company, as I have shown. I heard men say it cost the Earl of Athole every day in expenses a thousand pounds.
Seite 219 - I see none amongst them that hath any such ** agility of wit, gravity, learning, or experience, to set '* furth the same, or to take in hand the direction of things: " so that the King, as far as I can perceive, is of force driven " to use the bishops and his clergy, as his only ministers, " for the direction of his realm. They be the men of wit and " policy that I see here ; " Sadler's Letters and Negotiations, p.
Seite 125 - ... taining to a prince, as it had been his own palace-royal at <' home. Further, this Earl gart make fuch provifion for the

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