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OF

SCOTTISH WORTHIES.

BY

PATRICK FRASER TYTLER, ESQ.,

F.R.S. AND F.S.A.

VOL. III.

LONDON:

JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.

MDCCCXXXIII.

LONDON: PRINTED BY WILLIAM OLOWES,

Stamford Street,

BODE

CONTENT S.

JAMES I.

(Continued from Vol. II.)

Good Effects of the King's Return to his Dominions, page 2.- In

ternal Administration of his Kingdom, 3.- Birth of the Princess Margaret; Embassy from Charles VII. of France, 3. - Institution of the Session,'5. — Acts of the Parliament assembled at Perth, 12th March, 1425, 6. - State of the Highlands, and James's Progress to the North, 8. - Rebellion of Alexander of the Isles : he is compelled to submit, 9.- The King's Sternness, 13. - Constitution of the Scottish Parliament; important Change in it, 14. - Marriage with France, 16. — James's Attention to the Condition of the Poorer Tenantry and Labourers, 17.- Parliament at Perth, April, 1429; its Sumptuary Laws, 19.-State of the Navy, 19. — Rebellion of Donald Balloch, 20.-- Feuds in Strathnaver, 21. - Royal Progress to the North, 22.- Pestilence revisits Scotland, 23. — Persecution of the Wickliffites, and burning of Paul Crawar, 24. -- James's Efforts to strengthen the Royal Authority. Power of the Earl of March, 28. — Stripped of his Lands, he flies to England, 30. — Jealousy and Alarm of the Nobles, 32.Hostilities with England on the Borders ; Skirmish at Piperden, 34. - Marriage of the Princess Margaret of Scotland to the Dauphin, 35. – War with England; the King besieges Roxburgh, but suddenly retires, 35.- Conspiracy against James I.; its Secret History investigated, 36.- Graham's Flight to the Highlands, 41. His League with Athole and Stewart, 43. — A Spae-wife attempts to warn James of his Danger, 43. - The King arrives at Perth, 44. - His Murder, 45. — The Murderers escape, 49. — They are apprehended and executed, 50. — James's great Talents, 51.- His Genius as a Poet, 52. - The King's Quhair; Criticism of this Poem, 52.- Its Opening, 53. — Description of Windsor, 55.- The Gar.

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