Tragical History of The Stuarts

Tragical History of The Stuarts
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THE reign of Duncane King of Scotland, who came to the possession of the Scottish Crown upon the disease of his uncle Malcolm in the year 1040 while one Brancho, Thane of Lochaber (from whom the Stewarts the descended) was gathering the King’s revenues, within the bounds of his own jurisdiction, and withal somewhat severely punishing such as he found to be notorious offenders; it caused a mutiny in the country, and a conspiracy was formed against Bancho, bio parcel of riotous and lawless fellows, who first spoiled his goods, and then assaulted his person, giving him many dangerous wounds, so that he had much ado to escape with his life.