About this title: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...and good will to her Majesty is so well kindled, as easily he and this state, being presently entertained in the good condition wherin they do now stand, may with reasonable charges be carried in her Majesty's course. But perceiving that over straight husbandry shall shake the King and this realm, and that at this time some apt occasion is offered to me to releive myself and my credit, and to warn my friends, I have therefore let fall such new matter upon these slights and untrue dealings of the duke, and the favouring of him in the same to her Majesty's high displeasure, as the King, Col. Stewart, Blantyre, Mr. John Colville, and others whom I have drawn so deep into the matter, as they can hardly retire without prejudice or peril, may have cause to think that her Majesty will receive these indignities in very evil part, and thereon be moved to alter her former good opinion and mind towards the King and this nation. Letting it appear that her Majesty's offence conceived thereon may peradventure be the ground and cause of the stay and hindrance of such things as otherwise she would have bestowed for the support and welfare of the King, and thankful reward to noblemen and other good members in this realm. Whereon Mr. Colville, at his coming to the court, shall receive better experience at her Majesty's own hands, and espy the aims 'given by others, what hope there shall be of the success of their desires, whereupon they may in time seek and provide for themselves; and then our said husbandry will show what commodity it bringeth to the surety of religion, to the preservation of her Majesty's quietness, and to the easement of her charges, that the French ambassador may he stayed, according to your former advice, ..
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