Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745

Volume II

Cover image for

Download


Author: Mrs. Thomson
Published: 1845
Language: English
Wordcount: 101,313 / 299 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.8
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 316
Added to site: 2007.04.01
mnybks.net#: 16440
Genre: History
Excerpt

macy, the young man, in 1710, took steps to establish himself as his father's heir. Two witnesses were produced who were present at the marriage of his parents, and bonds were found in the family chests, designating Lord Wintoun as "our eldest lawful son," by Dame Christian Hepburn Countess of Wintoun, "our spouse." This important point being established, Lord Wintoun served himself heir to his father and became the possessor of the family estates, chiefly situated in East Lothian, their principal residence being the palace of Seaton, so recognized in the royal charters, from its having been the favourite resort of royalty, the scene of entertainment to Mary of Scots, and her court, and the residence of Charles the First, when in Scotland in 1633. It was afterwards the place of meeting for the Jacobite nobles, and their adherents.[7]

Differing from many of his companions in arms, Lord Wintoun was a zealous Protestant; but without any regard to the supremacy of either mode of faith, it appears to have b

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 by Mrs. Thomson - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 by Mrs. Thomson - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 by Mrs. Thomson - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 by Mrs. Thomson - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 by Mrs. Thomson - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 by Mrs. Thomson - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The City of Delight
by Elizabeth Miller
A History of Art for Beginners and Students
by Clara Erskine Clement Waters
The Social Cancer
by Josť Rizal
History of the Incas
by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa
Fox's Book of Martyrs
by John Foxe
The Age of Big Business
by Burton J. Hendrick
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg

See more popular titles from this genre.