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The case of the Bishop of Ross, resident of the Queen of Scots, who was seized and committed to the Tower by Queen Elizabeth, for traiterous practices, and endevouring to raise a rebellion against her.

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Title The case of the Bishop of Ross, resident of the Queen of Scots, who was seized and committed to the Tower by Queen Elizabeth, for traiterous practices, and endevouring to raise a rebellion against her.
Imprint London: Printed for Edward Symon...sold by J. Roberts...
Date of Publication 1717
Language English
Notes A rare work attempting to construct a case against Count Karl Gyllenborg?s treasonable communications with Jacobites, by drawing on the case of John Leslie, Bishop of Ross?s support for Mary Queen of Scots' right of succession to the throne of England. The text revolves around the retelling of the events of 1584 with emphasis on pinpointing a legal parallel between the two cases of treason. Gyllenborg was imprisoned until the threatened rebellion blew over, more as a guaranteed safe custody or protection than as a punishment.
Shelfmark RB.m.618
Acquired on 11/04/05
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