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B00559 A treatise declaring, and confirming against all obiections the just title and right of the moste excellent and worthie prince, Iames the sixt, King of Scotland, to the succession of the croun of England. Whereunto is added a discourse shewing how necessarie it is for the realme of England, that he be in due time acknowledged and admitted to the succession of the kingdome. Philodikaios, Irenicus. 1599 (1599) STC 19881.5; ESTC S94721 21,845 46

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&_o forcible_a authority_n of_o other_o also_o sir_n edward_n montague_n lord_n chief_a justice_n that_o have_v be_v present_a and_o privy_a to_o the_o same_o do_n and_o one_o william_n clerk_n that_o put_v the_o stamp_n to_o the_o paper_n confess_v the_o whole_a premise_n to_o be_v true_a upon_o which_o discovery_n queen_n marie_n &_o her_o counsel_n cause_v present_o the_o say_a inrolment_n lie_v in_o the_o chancery_n to_o be_v cancel_v deface_v and_o abolish_v and_o since_o that_o time_n in_o her_o majesty_n day_n that_o now_o live_v about_o the_o 11._o or_o 12._o year_n of_o her_o reign_n by_o occasion_n of_o a_o certain_a book_n spread_v abroad_o at_o the_o same_o time_n very_o secret_o for_o advance_v of_o the_o house_n of_o suffolk_n by_o pretence_n of_o this_o testament_n the_o duke_n of_o norfolk_n the_o marquis_n of_o winchester_n which_o