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Villegagnon

A Tale of the Huguenot Persecution

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,907 / 138 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.4
LoC Category: U
Downloads: 616
Added to site: 2007.10.18
mnybks.net#: 18585
Genre: War
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Note. Three Scottish young ladies were sent over to France to attend on Queen Mary. They were Mary Seton, Mary Beaton, and Mary Carmichael, and were named the Queen's Maries.

CHAPTER TWO.

A WALK THROUGH PARIS.

On reaching the gate of the palace, Nigel had met the captain of the Scottish guard, Norman Leslie, a distant relative, by whose means he had gained admission to the palace, and had been able to enjoy the interview with his cousin, Mary Seton.

"How fared it with you, Nigel, among the gay ladies of the court?" asked the captain, one of those careless characters, who receive their pay and fight accordingly, very little troubled as to the justice of the cause they support.

"I had a talk with my cousin, and had the honour of paying my devoirs to the queen," answered Nigel, cautiously. "Having now no long

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