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A50572 The memoires of Sir James Melvil of Hal-hill containing an impartial account of the most remarkable affairs of state during the last age, not mention'd by other historians, more particularly relating to the kingdoms of England and Scotland, under the reigns of Queen Elizabeth, Mary Queen of Scots, and King James : in all which transactions the author was personally and publickly concern'd : now published from the original manuscript / by George Scott, Gent. Melville, James, Sir, 1535-1617.; Scot, George, d. 1685. 1683 (1683) Wing M1654; ESTC R201 279,416 250

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