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Generall Lesleys speech in the Parliament of Scotland the 25 of October 1641

Generall Lesleys speech in the Parliament of Scotland the 25 of October 1641

in defence of himselfe upon certaine slanders which are reported of him : wherein he expresseth his affection to the king and kingdome of England : also concerning the traytors of Scotland which did lay a plot to take away his life

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Published by for T.B. in Printed at London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1625-1649 -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    GenreSources
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 259:E.199, no. 18, Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 2410:15
    ContributionsNewark, David Leslie, Baron, d. 1682
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[7] p
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15407665M

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Get this from a library. Generall Lesleys speech in the Parliament of Scotland the 25 of October in defence of himselfe upon certaine slanders which are reported of him: wherein he expresseth his affection to the king and kingdome of England: also concerning the traytors of Scotland which did lay a plot to take away his life.

[David Leslie Newark, Baron]. Generall Lesleys speech in the Parliament of Scotland the 25 of October, In defence of himselfe upon certaine slanders which are reported of him. Wherein he expresseth his affection to the king and kingdome of England. Also concerning the traytors of Scotland which did lay a plot to take away his life.

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Organisers of the opening ceremony of the Scottish Parliament arranged a musical feast to create a sense of occasion for the historic day. Even before the ceremony officially began in Edinburgh on 1 July, spectators heard a samba school band, a brass band and pipe band music in Parliament Square West.

5 of 14 clips. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. The Queen's speech. The Queen spoke of her affection for Scotland. The Scottish Parliament was formally opened by the Queen with a brief speech in the Assembly Hall. Here is the text in full: Presiding Officer, First Minister, Members of the Scottish Parliament: "Today is a historic day for Scotland.

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HL Deb 12 November vol cc § p.m. § Baroness Carnegy of Lour rose to call attention to the need to take into account historical considerations, ease of access from all parts of Scotland and the convenience of Members and the public when deciding the site for the Scottish Parliament; and to move for Papers.

§ The noble Baroness said: My Lords, until the past few. Presiding Officer, First Minister, Members of the Scottish Parliament, Thank you for inviting me to address you here today. As you have said, Presiding Officer, this is the place where the land of Scotland and its people come together.

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