Mary, Queen of Scots; Her Persecutions, Sufferings, and Trials

Mary, Queen of Scots; Her Persecutions, Sufferings, and Trials (Paperback)

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Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0217509711
EAN: 9780217509718
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 150
Publish Date: 2010-2-10
Binding: Paperback
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER V. Mary's Return To Scotland, And Its Consequences. The voyage to Scotland was short and prosperous; for though at one time a thick fog enveloped the ships, Mary escaped by its means the treacherous interception of the English fleet, which lay in wait to seize her by order of Elizabeth. She seems also to have escaped some dangerous shoals, which being pointed out to her after the peril was over, she remarked with a sigh, that she ought, for the sake of her friends and the common weal of Scotland, to rejoice at the escape; but for herself she cared not, and would have looked upon it rather as a blessing to have there ended her course. The conduct of Elizabeth was, in this instance, highly reprehensible and iniquitous. That the facts are as they have been now stated, is incontestible. Indeed, one of Mary's ships, in which was the Earl of Eglinton, was actually captured, under pretence of being suspected of piracy, and the two Dutch transports with Mary's horses and mules, twenty-nine in number, were actually carried into an English port, and detained for some time, before they were sent to Scotland by land, as can be proved by the treasurer's books, where 343 are charged as the expenses incurred on the journey, besides a separate charge for freight. The accurate Camden also broadly hints at the unjust design of Elizabeth; and the Lord Chancellor Bacon, in a speech before the Privy Council in the following year, asks in so many words whether Mary can have forgotten your sending of your ships to sea at the time of her passage ? Lady Lennox, then in England, was committed to prison for having fallen on her knees and thanked God that Mary had escaped the ships sent out to intercept her. Mary landed safely at Leith, after an absence of almost thirteen years. Whe...
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Title: Mary, Queen of Scots; Her Persecutions, Sufferings, and Trials
Publisher: General Books
Author: Unknown Author
Created By: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0217509711
EAN: 9780217509718
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 150
Publish Date: 2010-2-10
Binding: Paperback

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