The History of Dundee, from Its Origin to the Present Time: With a Copious Appendix, Containing a Translation of the Charter Given by Charles I ...

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J. Chalmers, 1842 - 276 pages
 

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Page 84 - He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions. 21 Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men ! 22 And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.
Page 128 - But war's a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at.
Page 70 - ROBERT, by the grace of God King of Scots : to all good men of his whole land...
Page 69 - Henry, by the grace of God, King of England and France, and Lord of Ireland, to all to whom these present letters shall come, greeting. Know ye that we of our...
Page 82 - God is my witness, that I never minded your trouble but your comfort; yea, your trouble is more grievous to me than it is to yourselves : but I am assured to refuse God's Word, and to chase from you His messenger, shall not preserve you from trouble, but shall bring you into it: for God shall send you ministers that shall fear neither burning nor banishment.
Page 6 - Dundee, with the whole teinds, fruits, rents, and emoluments whatsoever, belonging to the said vicarage, to be intromitted with, levied, and received by the said Provost, Bailies, Council, and Community of the said Burgh, and their successors, and their...
Page 9 - TESTIMONY whereof we have ordered our Great Seal to be appended to this our present Charter of Confirmation...
Page 10 - Church of our Borough of Dundee, made by the collector of the holy blood silver and whole body of the merchants of the...
Page 77 - Williame, ane bischope, and vther gentlmen to the number of thrie scoir horss, qahilkis war all able, wailled gentlmen, for all kynd of pastime, as schotting louping, wrastling, runing, and casting of the stone. Bot they war weill assayed in all these or they went home ; and that be thair...
Page 77 - ... at riveris, buttis, or prick bonnett. The king, heiring of this bonspeill of his mother, was weill content. So thair was laid an hundreth crounes, and ane tun of wyne pandit on everie syd. The ground was chosin in St Androis; the Scottis archeris was thrie landit gentlmen, andthrie yeamanes, to witt, David Weimes of that ilk, David Arnott of that ilk, and Mr Johne Wedderburne, viccar of Dundie. The yeamanes was Johne Thomsone in Leith, Stevin Tabroner, and Alexander Baillie, who was ane pyper,...

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