SOME time ago, Mr. Mitchell, the Treasurer of the Scottish Home Rule Association, wrote to me with regard to the publication of certain pamphlets. These pamphlets all related more or less to the general subject of Home Rule, and they certainly embodied the personal opinions of divers members of the Association, although it could not … Continue reading Art. VIII. – PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, Oct., 1889, Vol. 14, pp.399-416.
“The Government had several modes of dealing with the feuds and unruly habits of the Highlanders,.. Sometimes, as in the Lowlands, authority was given by the Government to one party to make private was on another..; in other instances, the Crown entered into an arrangement with Argyle in the south-west, and with Huntly in the … Continue reading Statutes of Icolmkill / Iona
1. In the social condition of the Scottish nation, from the reign of James I. to the union of the crowns, there was many an ebb and flow, but on the whole there was progress. James I. tried to enforce the laws and to curb the power of the nobles, and lost his life … Continue reading Chapter XVI; Conclusion, pp.159-160.
Accession of James VI., 1567 The Regent Moray shot, 1570 Death of Lennox, 1571 Death of the Regent Mar, 1572 … Continue reading Chapter XV; James VI., 1567-1603, 38 Years, pp.144-158.
Mary returns to Scotland, 1561 The queen marries Lord Darnley, 1565 Murder of Rizzio, 1566 … Continue reading Chapter XIV; Mary Queen of Scots (Continued), 1560-1567, 7 Years, pp.125-143.
Accession of Mary Queen of Scots, 1542 Hertford burns Edinburgh, 1544 Hertford’s second expedition, … Continue reading Chapter XIII; Mary Queen of Scots, 1542-1560, 18 Years, pp.109-124.
Accession of James V., 1513 The king’s mother marries Angus, 1514 Albany made Regent, 1515 Albany retires to France, 1517 Skirmish of “Cleanse the Causeway,” 1520 Albany comes back from France, 1520 Albany brings troops from France, 1523 Albany finally leaves … Continue reading Chapter XII; James V., 1513-1542, 29 Years, pp.96-109.