A True History of Several Honourable Families of the Right Honourable Name of Scott: In the Shires of Roxburgh and Selkirk, and Others Adjacent Gathering Out of Ancient Chronicles, Histories, and Traditions of Our Fathers
Heritage Books, 1894 - Всего страниц: 179
A family history originally published in 1688. S0517HB - $23.00
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antient Ashkirk Baron Baronet Beast betwixt born Branxholm brave Brother Buckcleugh call'd Castle Coklaw Dalkeith House daughter of Sir death dedicat Dedicated descended died doth Douglas Duke of Buccleuch Earl of Buccleuch edition eldest Fame Father fourth Gentleman Gilbert Elliot Gladstains Gledstanes Golden Fleece Grace Hardin hath Hawick Honour House hundred James Jasons Golden Jasons Golden Fleece John Scot Kenneth King Kinment Knight Lady Laird Land Liddesdale live Lord Buckcleugh Lord Scroup Love marriage married Muse Name of Scot ne're never noble Picts Post'ral Prince procreat Queen Raeburn Rankilburn reign renown Riddel Robert Elliot Robert Scot Roxburghshire Satchells Scot of Thirlston Scotland Scott of Buccleuch Scott of Harden Scottish Selkirk Sheep Shepherds Swain Sinton Sir John Sir Robert Sir Walter Scott Sir William Scot Souldier succeeded thee Thirlestane Thomas thou twenty unto valiant Vertue Walter Earl Whitslade William Elliot worthy
Стр. 7 - Somewhat unruly, and very ill to tame. I would have none think that I call them thieves, For, if I did, it would be arrant lies.
Стр. 159 - would have been well that his zeal had stopped there. But he took arms, and intrigued in their cause, until he lost all he had in the world, and, as I have heard, run a narrow risk of being hanged, had it not been. for the interference of Anne, Duchess of Buccleuch and Monmouth.
Стр. 8 - Free-hooters venture both Life and Limb, Good wife, and bairn, and every other thing ; He must do so, or else must starve and die ; For all his lively-hood comes of the Enemie : His Substance, Being, and his House most tight, Yet he may chance to loss all in a night ; Being driven to poverty, he must needs a Free-booter be...
Стр. 152 - Duke," resigned into the hands of the Queen his titles of Duke of Queensberry, Marquis of Dumfriesshire, Earl of Drumlanrig and Sanquhar, Viscount of Nith, Torthorwald, and Ross...
Стр. 141 - According to ancient family tradition, Buccleuch was presented to Elizabeth, who, with her usual rough and peremptory address, demanded of him, " how he dared to undertake an enterprise so desperate and presumptuous ? " —
Стр. 8 - ... comes of the enemie: His substance, being, and his house most tight, Yet he may chance to lose all in a night; Being driven to poverty, he must needs a freebooter be, Yet for vulgar calumnies there is no remedie: An arrant liar calls a freebooter a thief, A freebooter may be many a man's relief: A freebooter will offer no man wrong, Nor will take none at any hand; He spoils more enemies now and then, Than many hundreds of your marshal men: Near to a border frontier in time of war: There ne'er...
Стр. 142 - But a rougher beast than Red Rowan I ween my legs have ne'er bestrode. " And mony a time,