A speech made by the Right Honourable the Earl of Arran, to the Scots nobility and gentry
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A speech made by the Right Honourable the Earl of Arran, to the Scots nobility and gentry met together at the council chamber in White-hall, on the eight of January 1689, about an address to His Highness the Prince of Orange, to take upon him the government of the kingdom of Scotland by Hamilton, James Douglas Duke of

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Published by s.n.] in [Edinburgh? .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1660-1714 -- Early works to 1800,
  • Great Britain -- History -- William and Mary, 1689-1702 -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2322:11
ContributionsArran, Richard Butler, Earl of, d. 1686
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15432306M

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An Earl is a member of the nobility ranking below Marquess and above Viscount. There never developed a feminine form of earl ; countess is used as the equivalent feminine title. Forms of Address: An Earl is referred to as “The Right Honourable Earl of (Wherever)”, and a Countess as “The Right Honourable Countess of (Wherever)”. James Hamilton, 3rd earl of Arran, (born ?—died March ), earl of Arran who was twice considered as a husband both for Mary Stuart and for Henry VIII’s daughter Elizabeth (afterward Elizabeth I). During his childhood these projects arose from his father’s ambitions; later, when he had returned from commanding the Scots guards in France (–59) and had joined the . An earl (/ ɜːr l /) is a member of the nobility. The title originates in the Old English word eorl, meaning "a man of noble birth or rank." The word is cognate with the Scandinavian form jarl, and meant "chieftain", particularly a chieftain set to rule a territory in a king's Scandinavia, it became obsolete in the Middle Ages and was replaced by duke (hertig/hertug/hertog). James Hamilton, 1st earl of Arran, son of James, 1st Lord Hamilton, and of Mary, daughter of James II of Scotland; he was created earl of Arran in on the occasion of the marriage of James IV to Margaret Tudor. Arran commanded a naval expedition against England in but failed lamentably and.

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