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taught the queen to apply more to her needle work and lefs to state affairs, writing on that occasion, the warrant to Marr, not to deliver the prince up, either to the queen, or to the estates of parliament, until he 'fhould attain the full years of majority at eighteen. Mr Adam Newton, a native of Scotland, afterwards dean of Durham ‡, was the prince's tutor §.
On the accefsion of James to the throne of England, and before he set out for England, on the 4th of April 1603, he gave orders for prince Henry's remaining at Stirling with the earl of Marr; but the queen, impatient to have the prince in her own power, went to Stirling in order to bring him away from thence, and carry him with her to England; but the trustees appointed by Mar, who was himself gone to London with the king, refused, without the royal warrant, to deliver him into her majesty's hands, which threw her into such an agony of grief, or rather of indignation, that fhe miscarried of the child with which fhe was preg
Anno 1606, which he resigned 1620, and was created a baronet. Newton was a good man, and an excellent scholar.
In the year 1699, king James presented to his friend the earl of Marr, for the future use of his pupil, the BASILICON DORON, which contains many excellent advices to a prentice king of Britain, and among others one, that if it had been remembered, would have saved the royal family from exile and destruction. "I would have you rather to marry one that were fully of your own religion, her rank and other qualities being agreeable to your estate. For though, to my great regret, the number of princes of any power or account profefsing our religion be but very small, and that therefore this advice seems to be the more strait and difficile; yet ye have deeply to weigh and consider upon those doubts, how you, and your wife can be of one flefh, and keep unitie betwixt you being members of two opposite churches. Remember what deceived Solomon, the wisest king that ever was, and that the
ce of perseverance is not a flower that groweth in our garden".
Rant *. The king being informed of this accident, ordered Marr to return to Scotland, sending after him, the duke of Lenox, with a warrant to receive the prince, and deliver him to the done in the end of May.
queen, which was
The queen, however, not satisfied with this concefsion complained, in strong terms, of Marr, and wrote a letter to the king, full of passion, which the delivered to her almoner Mr John Spottiswood, soon after made archbishop of Glasgow; but the king knowing the innocence, and fidelity of Marr, refused to be troubled with her complaints, saying, that the ought to forget her resentment when the considered, that under God, his peaceable accefsion to the throne of England was due to the temper and addrefs of Erfkine, But when the queen received this message, fhe said, in the true spirit of an angry woman, that the fhould rather have wifhed never to see England, than to be under obligations to Marr t.
On the 24th of June, this year, the king gave Marr, as has been mentioned, his discharge for the government of the prince, full of honourable exprefsions respecting his fidelity and conduct in his education; and having already given him the garter, he gave him
Birch's Life of Prince Henry.
It has been an uniform tradition, that the foundation of Anne's dis like to Marr was a unny piece of imprudence of the king's, who fhould have told Marr, the morning after his marriage, that he was much surprised at the queen's manner of receiving him, and that he imagined the joys of matrimony were no novelty to her most sacred majesty! This fancy of the king's, cost afterwards the life of the bonny carl of Moray.
"O the bonny earl of Moray, he played at the glove,
And the bonny earl of Moray he was the queen's love."
103 a gold key, and next year a grant of the abbeys and church-lands of Cambuskenneth, Dryburgh, and Inchmahome, dated the 27th of March 1604. "For the good, true, and faithful services, and acceptable pains, and care taken by his ancestors, in the education of his majesty, and his progenitors, and particularly of his own by the regent, as of his son by Marr, and for his speedy and dutiful discharge of his errand in the several embassys wherein he had been employed by his majesty, disannexing these church-lands from the crown, and erecting them into a temporal lordship, with suffrage in parliament, to be called, in all times. coming, the lordfhip of Cardross, to him, and heirs, and successors that should happen to be provided by him to the said lordship; and in consequence of this grant, lord Marr conveyed this estate and honour to Henry the godson of the prince of Wales, his second son, by his second marriage, whose descendants sate in the parliaments of Scotland, as lord Cardross of Dryburgh, &c. until the death of William earl of Buchan in 1693, when it was merged in a superior title.
In the year 1606, his eldest son, by the lady Mary Stuart, was married to Mary Douglass countess of Buchan. The heirefs of that honour from James Stuart of Lorne, uterine brother of James the second of Scotland by Jane Plantagenet, daughter of the earl of Somerset, and grand-daughter of king Edward the III. widow of James the I.
This marriage was obtained by the king's patronage, and Buchan went, by the king's appointment, with the Baby Charles to Spain.
(To be concluded in our next.)
For the Editor of the Bee.
I fend you the particulars of an ancient feaft. F. J. The goodly provision made for the feast at the inthronization of the Rev. Father in God George Nevall archbishop of York and chancellor of England, in the 6th year of the reign of king Edward Iv.
300 quarters of wheat
1500 hot pasties of ven
300 ton of ale
100 ton of wine
608 pikes and breans
400 heron shaws
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6 wild bulls
iooo muttons 304 veales
100 dozen quails
200 dozen reeves
4000 cold vennison pas
1000 parted dishes of jelly
2000 hot custards
12 porpoises and seals
4000 mallards and teals 204 cranes
Spices, sugared delicates, and wafers plenty. 2. How many guests?
Can any of our readers furnish the particulars of feast before the conquest?