Miscellanea Scotica: Memoirs of the ancient alliance between France and Scotland. Account of the Earl of Glencairn's expedition into the Highlands of Scotland, in the years 1653-4, written by Graham of Deuchrie. Life and death of King James the Fifth of Scotland. Buchanan's inquiry into the genealogy and present state of ancient Scottish surnames; with the history of the family of Buchanan. Monro's (High Dean of the Isles) genealogies of the clans of the isles

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Pàgina 89 - Buchanan expresses that well in his admirable poem upon the marriage of Mary Queen of Scots with the dauphin of France. " Haec quoque cum Latium quateret Mars barbarus Orbem, Sola prope expulsis fuit Hospita terra Camsenis, <fcc.
Pàgina xiii - Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Pàgina 225 - Discite Justitiam." But the arms of the present representative of the family are those of Buchanan of Craigievairn, or a Lion rampant Sable, holding in his dexter paw a Man's Heart, proper; armed and langued Gules, within a double tressure, flowered and counterflowered with Fleurs-de-lis. Crest — A dexter hand holding a Sword. Motto —
Pàgina 21 - Which see after. hundred men appropriated for the king's lifeguard, there are an hundred of the said nation who are the nearest to his person, and in the night keep the keys of the apartment where he sleeps. There are, moreover, an hundred complete lances, and two hundred yeomen of the said nation...
Pàgina 98 - ... measure hindered it. * The pope, to secure the obedience of this king, who was still a dutiful son of the church, sent over his legate Antonio Campeggio in 1535, who, with many ceremonies and apostolical benedictions, delivered him a cap, and a sword, consecrated the night of the nativity of our Saviour, that it might breed a terror in the heart of a wicked neighbouring prince, against whom the sword was sharpened.
Pàgina 70 - Glencairn addressing their new commander, said, — " My lord general, you see what a gallant army these worthy gentlemen here present and I have gathered together, at a time when it could hardly be expected that any number durst meet together ; these men have come out to serve his majesty at the hazard of their lives, and of all that is dear to them : I hope, therefore, you will give them all the encouragement to do their duty, that lies in your power.
Pàgina 20 - VII. upon that occasion, for the great loyalty and virtue which he found in them, he selected two hundred of them for the guard of his person, of whom he made an hundred men at arms, and an hundred lifeguards. And the said hundred men at arms are the hundred lances of our ancient ordinances ; and the lifeguard-men are those of our guard, who still are near and about our person.
Pàgina 203 - ... carrier refused to do, telling him he was the king's carrier, and his load for his majesty's use ; to which Arnpryor seemed to have small regard, compelling the carrier, in the end, to leave his load ; telling him, if King James was King of Scotland, he was King of Kippen, so that it was reasonable he should share with his neighbour king in some of these loads, so frequently carried that road.
Pàgina 89 - Of the son of this chief nothing is known; but his grandson, Walter Macfarlane, returning to the natural feelings of a Highlander, proved himself as sturdy a champion of the royal party as his grandfather had been an uncompromising opponent and enemy. During Cromwell's...
Pàgina 117 - ... getting that estate was for taking down the• head of Alpin, king of the Scots, by night, off the walls of the capital city of the Picts, where these had affixed it, and upon bringing the same to king Kenneth the Great, he was for that service...

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