Collections Relating to the History of Mary Queen of Scotland (Volume 1; V. 4 ); In Four Volumes. Containing a Great Number of Original Papers Never B


Collections Relating to the History of Mary Queen of Scotland (Volume 1; V. 4 ); In Four Volumes. Containing a Great Number of Original Papers Never B

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1728. Excerpt: ... THE E D I T O K's PREFACE T O T HE FOURTH VOLUME THIS Fourth Volume containing Matters of Importance in the Story of Mury, which have hitherto been little known, and have been much misrepresented by Historians, I have therefore taken the Liberty to premise some Things, which, I hope, will give SatisfaSion to the Lovers of Truth, who observing the great Intricacy in that Queen's affairs, have long'd to fee them put in a clear light by autbentick Vouchers. The Papers contained in it are most of them taken from Or iginals, or well attested Copies; beginning from the Time she made her Escape tut of Lochlevin, and are continued in their proper order, till the Conferences at York, Westminster and Hampton-Court, were ended. The First Part includes the most material Things that passed before the Conferences began, and the Manner by which they were set on Foot; wherein are original Letters from J . Mary to Q. Elizabeth, with the Letters of.J/rFrancisKnowllis, LordScvooips andMr.MidkmorC, wbo a z were ii The EDITOR'S PREFACE were sent to Q. Mary, upon her coming into England j wherein, besides an Account of her affairs at that Time, several Hints are given concerning her Char abler, according to the "Judgment of those Great Men, which will he of no small Use to the true Knowledge of her History: And besides these some Papers of State, in the Hand-writing of the Great Cecil, shewing by many Consequences drawn from different Views of the Affairs of J Mary, how far they might affect J Elizabeth, and the English Nation. The Second Part contains Papers that were given in by the Commissioners of both Sides at the Conferences held in England, before the Commissioners of K Elizabeth wherein I have taken particular Care, as in all the other Volumes, to print ...


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Author(s)
Prof James Anderson
Format
Paperback | 30 pages
Dimensions
189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
Publication date
02 Feb 2012
Publisher
General Books
Publication City/Country
Miami Fl, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
1235631648
ISBN13
9781235631641