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Index: E

Eagle, The: 212; 216.

Eassie (Vassaye), house of: besieged by Balnagown, 849.

Easterwemyss, Laird of: See Colville, Mr. James.

East Nesbit, Laird of: 558.

Easton, James: notary, 354.

Eccles, Abbacy of: 470.

Edinburgh (Edenborough, Edingborow): reported in arms, 1, 5, 7, 8, 10; Huntly's supporters flee from, 2; Robertson, merchant of, 22; Bothwell coming to, 24; King returns to, 25, 26, 27; Bothwell near, 26, 27, 28, 35, 39, 44; in arms, 49; anti-Papist Convention at, 55; King at, 61, 62; Convention at, 68, 71, 78; James Ronald, burgess of, 70; Wemyss at, 71; and the King's marriage, 88, 95; Crawford returns to, 102, 105; rumours in, 109; Huntly's house near, 110; King's preparations for Anne of Denmark, 115; Spaniards in, 119, 126; two merchants of, 121; Convention of Burghs to meet at, 125, 127, 140; "Bruits" from, 146; royal marriage to be celebrated in, 150; Lord Maxwell lodged in burgher's house in, 155; Francis Dacre comes to, 158; plate and furniture brought to, for James VI.'s marriage, ib.; churches of, hold a fast, 159; gentlewomen and merchants of, drowned, 165, 166; disturbances feared in, 173; proclamation at, ib.; James VI. returns there from Craigmillar, decides without his council, 175; the Privy Council to remain there during the King's absence in Norway, 179; proclamation there, 179, 180; matters incident to hearing of Privy Council to be heard at, 180; copies of Alexander Hay's letter and the Council's letter to Elizabeth received by Asheby at (6 November, 1589), 189; Lord Hume to be at, 195; Mr. Mungo Graham dies at, 199; the leading Catholics come there, 199-200; the Earl of Erroll arrives there secretly, 200; surmise by Bothwell of Catholic plot there, ib.; Huntly to be there; Earl of Atholl and Lord Maxwell asked to join him there, ib.; Stewarts in favour at, 202; factions likely to meet there, ib.; James Stewart, late Chancellor, said to be in, 203; fear of uproar there, 204; well-affected nobles should be sent for to come to, 207; Lord Maxwell comes to; (Edenbrowghe) Lord Hamilton sends Mr. John Colville to, ib.; Robert Bowes to proceed there, 209; strange assemblies at, 210; the well-affected should be drawn there, ib.; Bowes desires safe conduct to, 218; Lord Hamilton unable to proceed to, 220; Convention held at, 222; Asheby's departure from, 229; calm, 253; orders to, regarding the King's homecoming, 261; ladies to await the Queen there, 262; rumour that Lord Maxwell is going to, 264; Bothwell sends John Colville to, 268; 271; John Penry publishes a book there, 280-1; the Lady of Kintyre to be induced to come to, also the Bishop of Derry, 284; King's guard to be levied in, 285; (Edenburgh) proclamation concerning the Danes to be made at, 288; representatives of, to be at the Coronation, 289; merchants of, spoiled, 290; Queen to enter, 293; Coronation at, 295; provost and burgesses of, disappointed at change of Coronation plans, 295; Convention to be held at, (May, 1590), ib.; entry of Anne of Denmark into, 299; Earl of Worcester arrives at, 324; articles at Convention at (14 June, 1590), 328; 336; burgesses of, robbed by pirates, 352; proclamation at, regarding noblemen's servants, 358; disturbance between the Earl and Alexander Lindsay in, ib.; witches arraigned in, 365; 370; informed of English redress for Scotsmen, 390; 394; 397; provost and bailies sign letter at (5 October, 1590), 402; merchants of, badly treated by magistrates of Newhaven and St. Valerie, 406-7; letters of reprisal to merchants of, ib.; goods of burgesses of, seized in French towns, 408; rumours of many of the nobility wintering in; Papists and Spanish factions to be found in, 412; pirates arrested in, 417; burgesses of, receive favour from Elizabeth and Burghley, 420; ministers of, believe Penry to be out of Scotland, 421; 430; Penry's wife still in, 435; Huntly accused in Tolbooth in, 439; Carr slain at, 448; Atholl, Moray and party against Huntly commanded to remain in, 450; 461; witches executed at, 463; Agnes Samson, witch, burnt at, 464; counterfeiters brought to, 468; assembly in, scattered, 468; decree given in favour of burgess of, by English Council, 475; James VI. writes on behalf of burgesses of, ib.; Papists at (17 September, 1590), 477; Henry Lock at, (6 November, 1590), ib.; Carr hurt at, (January, 1590-1), ib.; Thomas Fowler dies at (1590), 478; Worcester arrives at, 479; assembly of noblemen in, 481; conference about Border redress to be held at (15 May, 1591), 485; Francis Dacre anxious to live in, 490; rumour of plot against Maitland in, 494; collecting of customs in, ib.; 496; witches to be tried at, 497; ministers of, 498; Bothwell's retainers ordered to leave, 506; payment of Bowes' expenses at, 507; the King leaving, because of his health, 509; Laird of Caddell leaves, 512; (burgesses of) petitions in favour of, 515-8; Francis Dacre leaves, 530; assembly of Erroll, Marshall, Keith and others in, 535; 536; warning to inhabitants of, to attend Convention in, 538; 539; Huntly comes secretly to, 542; 543; 544; 547; Bothwell entertained in, 548; Huntly, Marshall and Hume come to; the watch challenge company of horsemen in; Lord Hume charged to appear at, before the Privy Council, 548; warrant against Bothwell and Hume dated at, 549; 550; 551; burgess of, despoiled by pirates, ib.; Band signed at, against Bothwell, 558; 562; 565; 566; 568; 569; 572; 574; (Boroughmuir, Burrowmore), 581; 583; 592; 593; 596; 597; 603-4; 607-8; 609; 614-5; 618; 621; 625-6; 628; 631; Bowes expected in, 634; burgesses press for punishment of Moray's murderers, 637; the King against burial of Moray in, 641; 642; banished men lodge in, 645; 650; ministers of, 650-1; unfriendly to Maxwell, 653; feels disturbed by the King and Maitland, 654; 655; church, pamphlet in, 656; contented to have the King at Holyroodhouse, 657; anxiety of, over office of keepership of castle, 658; Bowes' servant at, 660; Maitland persuades the King to return to, ib.; the King writes to Burghley on behalf of merchant of, 661; the King moved to hold Convention at, for reform, 663; the King's return to, 664; Bothwell seen at, ib.; nobles to meet in, to seek justice for Moray's death, 666; 669; 670; Convention and Parliament to be held at, 674; 675; General Assembly in, 676, 679; 677; number of Privy Councillors to remain in, 683; Privy Councillors to attend there, 685; Angus and others to be at day of law in, 701; Lennox in, 703-4; many noblemen leave, 705; probable attack on, by Bothwell, 707; Maxwell awaits the King at; proclamation at, 709; prisoners examined by the bailies, 721; the King's preparation against Bothwell at, 731-2; Bothwell seen in, 757; licence for transport of wheat to merchant of, 761; Crawford forbidden to bring large force to, 764; asked to pay interest to the King, 771; discontent against the King in, 772; assize at, postponed, 774; its houses do not please the King; the King to winter in; Assembly of Church at (4 October), 782-4; bailies warned about Adam Simpson, 790; Bothwell secretly in, 790-1; Huntly at Court in, 792; Parliament summoned at (10 January, 1592-3); contention in, over trade in Spain, and threatened change of market day, 794; burgess of, 798; troubles in, over Spanish trade, markets, and parish divisions, 800; Bothwell often in; search for Bothwell, Burleigh and others in; libel against ministers in, 801-3; change of market day in, 808; Maitland comes secretly to, 811; James Gordon in, 812; Spanish traders and Papists make turmoil in, 815; number of ministers to receive intelligence of suspicious matters there, 816; Bothwell in, 818; ministers of, warned of Roman Catholic conspiracy, 828; 832; a sufficient number of nobles to reside there, to ensure the peace of the realm, 838; a token of favour from Elizabeth to, would tend to her service, 839; the levy of men for watch and ward discontinued, 842; attempt of the Spanish faction to create disturbance, 853, 856, 857; meeting of the General Assembly, 853; letters and documents dated from:—3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 10; 12; et passim.

Edinburgh, Canongate (Canigate, Caningat, Cannagate): 39; 60; Fowler leaves his house in, 178; to be ready for the King's return, 262; 359; Jesuits and Papists escape from house in, 392; 536; 548; 550; 555; 573; 576; 619; Fintry leaves, 697; Fintry in, 698; execution of Bothwell's followers at, 711; suspects in Mosman's house in, 728; 742; 789; 792.

Edinburgh Castle: Claud Hamilton prisoner in, 7, 8, 113; birthplace of James VI., 29; 90; Claud Hamilton leaves, 145; Lord Maxwell taken from, 155; Fowler lodges in, 178, 181, 186, 192, 205; Fowler's letter dated at (7 December, 1589), 216; the King commits Angus to, 358; Angus still imprisoned in, 365; Bothwell desires to be keeper of, 368; command of, sought after, 381; Bothwell anxious to be captain of, 453; Sir James Hume anxious to preserve custody of, 470; Bothwell committed to (6 August, 1590), 479, 514; Bothwell escapes from, 534; Bothwell rides round, 536; 540; keeping of, may be given to Lennox or Maitland, 547; Marishal committed to, 550; custody of, 551; to be left in hands of Sir James Hume, 553; Glamis confined in, 566; Glamis released from, 567; Robert Scott, Bothwell's servant, confined in, 578; 582; Lennox seeks to command, 591; Maitland's intentions concerning, 594; secret efforts of Maitland and Lennox to possess; Hume persuaded to retain, 596-8; Hume to remain captain; Lennox disappointed, 602; captaincy of, refused to Lennox, 610; Angus Macdonald of Dunyveg freed from; Lauchlan MacLean of Dowart still in, 612; Bothwell committed to; escapes from; Earl Marishal delivered from; Colonel Stewart committed to, 613-5; Sir James Hume to remain keeper of, 617; Colonel Stewart committed to, 628; Maitland anxious for captaincy of, ib., 629; Colonel Stewart still in, 631; 641; suggestion to give keepership of, to Hamilton, 646; captain of, dangerously ill; the office sought after, 657; keepership of, vacant; suitors for, 671, 672, 673, 674, 676; Elizabeth and, 680; Lennox to give over to Mar, 684; Mar enters into possession of, 693; 709; Erroll and Stewart committed to, 716; Erroll still in, 722; Thomas Erskine proposed to succeed Mar as keeper of, 734; Alexander Erskine former captain of, ib.; Angus and Erroll prisoners in; the King visits Mar in, 756; Spynie in ward 757, 759; Spynie removed from, 763; Angus and Erroll in ward in, 768; Spynie in ward in, 775; 781; Fernyhurst in ward in, 786; 810; meeting of Privy Council in, 811; 813; 817; Burleigh committed to, 818; Ladylands committed to, 823; Angus taken to, 830; 838; 854.

Edinburgh Castle, Captain of: See Hume, Sir James.

——, Church of St. Giles: libel cast into pulpit of, 802.

——, Cross of: picture of Moray's body to be shewn at, 641.

——, Holyroodhouse (Halyruidhous): Chancellor will return to, 3; Bothwell to come there; plan to seize the King and the Chancellor at, 24, 26; Bothwell confined in dungeon in, 70, 71; conspirators meet near, 83; the abbey of, 85; the King repairs, in preparation for Anne of Denmark, 115, 150; "outredding" of works at, 221; Bothwell's child likely to be baptised there, 241; orders of the King concerning, 245; lodgings at, for the King and Queen, 287; Coronation to be celebrated at, 293, 299; the King's chamber there, kept more private, 298; Huntly and others summoned to appear at, 301; Convention at, likely to be very small, 315; rebels at the horn to appear at, 323; 347; 352; 358; assembly of the Privy Council at, 409; attempt to take, by Huntly, 439; entries by cautioners at, 447; 472; Convention called at (6 May, 1591), 506, 513; 559; 572; 573; deposition of Robert Scott, servant of Bothwell, made there, 581; 608; outrage against the King at, 614-6; 618; 621; Maitland's lodging there strengthened, 622; monitory bill set on the King's door at, 623; Maitland's lodging at, strengthened; Montrose and Maxwell remain at, 625; 627; 628; execution of raider at, stopped, 631; late raid at, 632, 641; Bothwell and others in raid at, said to be in Northumberland, 650; Parliament to be held at; raiders of, to be summoned, 656; 657; guarded, 664; Convention at, 679; raiders of, attainted, 682; raid of, 685; the King to be surprised at, 700; the King comes to, after assault on Falkland, 708; the King requests Maitland to be at, 711; the King returns to, 738; Earl of Gowrie's mother refuses to leave her house in, 754; the King takes house beside, belonging to the bishop, 754-5; the King returning to, 783; late raid at, 784, 814; raiders of, ordered to leave Edinburgh, 830; baptism of Bothwell's daughter there, 842, 852; preparation for their Majesties' residence, 864; letters, etc., dated at, 1; 2; 20; 23; 129; 313; 316; 333; 349; 405; 406; 407; 414; 417; 423; 427; 432; 440; 446; 451; 461; 462; 471; 476; 482; 515; 516; 517; 528; 578; 580; 582; 583; 587; 588; 604; 605; 616; 625; 628; 661; 677; 681; 702; 706-7; 800; 824.

Edinburgh, Presbytery of: 247; summoned before the King, 346; those that took up arms at Brig of Dee to appear before, 349.

——, Provost of: 123; able to inquire into difficult matters, 203; Asheby confers with, 204; should beg Lennox and the Council to attend to the King's order, 208; to apprehend the captain of the Spanish barque, 260, 263; letters delivered to, by William Fowler, 264; interferes in disturbance between Lindsay and Angus, 358; 397; letter to Burghley (5 October, 1590), on behalf of William Cockburn, 402; urges cause of Archibald Johnston, 476; the King thanks for his service, in church, 609; petition of, for redress; to be added to Privy Council, 745-7; new provost to be chosen, 778; censured for receiving Bothwell, 821; Ladylands committed to, 823; George Ker committed to charge of, 828; sets guard on Angus's house, 830. See Arnot; Lindsay; Melville, Sir Robert.

——, Sheriffdom of: rebels in, summoned, 323.

—— Tolbooth: persons at the horn to be committed to, 323; King and Council meet in, 346; bailiffs commit suspect Papist to, 646; 681; Airdrie and Halkerston in, 775; Spynie appears at, 801; James Maitland's bill rejected at, 814.

Edmeit, Peter: attacked by pirates, 3534.

Edmond, . . .: a Jesuit, captured in London, 427.

Edmonston, David, of Burnhouse: 453; 477; 622; 627.

Edmonston, David, of Wolmet: (Woumett), 453; 463.

——, Laird of: 601.

Edzell (Edgell, Eggell): 117; 131; 132.

——, (Egall) knight of (a Lindsay): 32.

Egger, John: 141; 147; 148; (Edzear), 228.

Eglinton, Countess of: 33.

——, Earl of: 31; 33; 34; 554; 574; 714; 746; 812; 819.

——, Master of: 151; 266; 620; 746; 747.

Egmont, Count (Egmond): 235.

Egypt: 832.

Elcheonde, Alexander: attacked by pirates, 353-4.

Eleemosynar, the King's: See Young, Mr. Peter.

Elgin: 46; 60; 202; 469.

Elie (Fife): 263.

Elizabeth, Queen of England: should countenance the Chancellor and Scottish Protestants, 1, 2, 6, 8, 9; Fowler's devotion to, 3; James VI. loath to offend, 4, 13; should grant money and title to gain allegiance of James VI. and Scotland, 5, 7; letter sent by Burghley to Fowler at her command, 6; her help expected in Edinburgh, ib.; James VI. writes to, concerning despatch of Wemyss and expressing allegiance, 9, 11; should send warships against pirates on coast of Scotland, 9; Colonel Stewart offers service to, 10; James VI. wishes to inform her of Huntly's exile, 11; commission of the Laird of Wemyss to, acquainting her with projected marriage of James VI., 13; commends Fowler's fidelity, 14; displeased with James VI., ib.; letter to James VI. enclosed in letters from Burghley to Asheby, ib.; should send someone of credit and experience to James VI., 14, 62, 71; should help him against the Papists and to transport Spaniards, 14, 15, 21; is not inclined to help James VI. to suppress the Spanish faction, 16; James anxious to approach her concerning marriage of Duke of Lennox to Lady Arabella Stewart, 17; should deal more bountifully with Scotland, 18; from James VI. (31 March, 1589), interceding on behalf of Mr Patrick Blare, 20; grants presentation to benefice of Stockingham to Evans, ib.; Asheby to go to christening of Lord John Hamilton's son at her expense, 21; gives audience to the Master of Gray, the Laird of Wemyss, Sir Richard Cockburn, ib.; receives letter from James VI.—offended at his treatment of Huntly, ib.; well pleased with the Chancellor, ib., 22; reads Sir Thomas Heneage's letters—is persuaded of the weakness of James VI.—her dealings with the Laird of Wemyss, 23; gives audience to Master of Gray, ib., 29; if backed by her, James will wreck the Pupists, 26, 34; Prince of Parma desires safe conduct from her for soldiers, 28; answers Wemyss unfavourably, ib.; should prevent Spaniards from arriving in Scotland—should help James VI., 36, 40, 41, 42, 49, 53, 54; Colville's devotion to, 40; aware of Burghley's good will; her care for his safety, 43; James VI.'s good will towards, 47; her answers to propositions presented by the Laird of Wemyss, 50-51, 61; she has no doubt of James VI.'s sincerity; has done nothing to prejudice his rights as his mother's heir; did not authorise Asheby's overtures; has forborne to inquire into the title of Arabella Stewart and the Lennoxes; is anxious to be as just to the Scots as the English; her views about reprisals against the Dutch; her opinion regarding James VI.'s marriage will be given secretly, 50-51; she should grant token to Lord Hamilton who is honourably disposed towards her, to gain consent to Huntly's death, 52; the Master of Gray's credit with her, 52-53; she should, deal with James VI.'s ambassador rather than with Gray, 53; her gracious meaning towards James VI., 56; the Master of Gray persuades her to have men in readiness to help James VI., 57; it would be advisable to have an English vessel lying off the coast of Scotland, 58, 62; £3,000 to be sent from her to James VI., 58; supplication to, from George Padie for recovery of losses by piracy, 60; James VI. will act in accordance with her wishes, 61; she may trust to the good offices of the Chancellor, ib., 62; James VI. accepts her money, ib.; she should recognise the Chancellor's service towards her— his credit is greater than that of the Master of Gray, 63, 64, 70, 72; her recommendation that Mr. Archibald and the Master of Gray go together to her, 64; would have James VI.'s friendship, 65; her trust in the Master of Gray—the Chancellor deserves well of her—she should send some wise man to Scotland, ib., 72, 84, 108; her gift to Mr. Archibald Douglas, 65; her gift to James VI., near Berwick, 66, 81; her ships will be welcome on Scottish coasts, 71; Wemyss reports that she has a better mind towards James VI., 72; orders a chain to be given to Cockburn, ib.; James VI. needs her money, 73; he will proceed with Danish marriage if she approves, ib., 108; she gives James VI. too small sums of money, 73; Douglas writes concerning grant of land, etc. desired from her, 74, 101; pleased with Maitland's answer—ready to disgrace Master of Gray should he break faith with Maitland, 74-75; Archibald Douglas fears lest James VI. writes to her, disgracing him, 75-76; is going to send Robert Carey and another to Scotland, 76; James VI. needs her help to administer justice, 77, 85, 86; Wigmore to accompany Earl Marshall on James VI.'s business if not displeasing to her, ib.; her appointment of Asheby to do her business in Edinburgh—her gift to him from bishopric of Ely, 77-78; success of her forces in Spain, 81; pleased with James VI., ib.; her consent to James VI.'s marriage desired by the Chancellor and Dowager of Denmark, 82; it is rumoured that she does not want James VI. to marry, ib., 129; her service in Scotland, 84; it were well if she wrote praising James VI. and his Chancellor, 86-87, 89; Archibald Douglas's services to Elizabeth— his debts—seeks her help, 90-92; her slowness in sending help to James VI., 92; Hudson to be sent to her—displeased that Earl Marshall should use her money to go to Denmark, 94; her consent to the Danish marriage should be secured, 96-97; her hardness, 96-97; Fowler's praise of her to James VI., ib.; her dealings with Maitland, 102; James VI.'s constancy to her, ib., 113; the money she promised to James VI., 103; her safe conduct necessary for transport of Spaniards, 105, 107, 113; James VI. busy writing to, 106; reference to her in Archibald Douglas's letter, 107; James VI. treats Master of Gray well at her request, 108; Fowler's service to, 109; false rumours of defeat of her forces, ib., 110; amity of James VI. and the Chancellor towards, ib.; love of Lord John Hamilton for, 111; Asheby wishes she would make him a large allowance, 113; Hamilton's gratitude for her liberality, ib.; urges James to execute justice on rebels, ib.; Douglas wishes her to show James VI. declaration of process against Mary Queen of Scots, 114; James VI. hopes for her bounty on occasion of his marriage, 115, 125, 126, 132, 140; will let her know the answer to Earl Marshall's demands, 116, 126; her resolution about Asheby's revocation awaited, ib.; Walsingham and Burghley press Asheby's suit, 118; she approves Asheby's behaviour at the Hamilton christening, ib.; signs safe conduct for Spaniards, 119; the Master of Gray craves a letter from, 121; Colville's loyalty to, 123; Archibald Douglas nearly ruined in her service, 124; Sir Robert Melville goes to, 124-5, 126, 130; Burghley to acquaint her with contents of Asheby's letter, 125; her "pensioners," their downfall sought, 128; not likely to grant James VI.'s request, ib.; Fowler would like to serve her instead of Asheby, 133; Colville to be sent to her from James VI., 136, 137, 139, 143; may be danger for her, 138; James VI. begs Burghley to intercede with her on his behalf, 138, 139; Bothwell is not to be trusted by her, 139; not an enemy of James VI.'s marriage, 140, 144; de Seville's loyalty to, 141; Archibald Douglas begs Burghley's intercession for him with, ib., 142, 143; union of Scotland and Denmark might induce the King of Spain to make peace with, 143; Erroll wishes to please, 144; agrees to James's marriage—not likely to give him much money, ib.; will assist the French King, ib., 148; her answer to Archibald Douglas, 145; James VI.'s only refuge, 150; will honour James VI. at his marriage, 151; rumours of her dislike of James VI.'s marriage, 154; James VI. expects her to honour his marriage, ib.; Asheby begs Burghley to excuse him to her, 155; her special warrant necessary for George St. Pole, 156; from Francis Dacre (17 September, 1589), a complaint, ib.; her players desired by James VI., 157; approves of Asheby awaiting the King's marriage, ib.; Francis Dacres' speeches derogatory to, 158; grant to Asheby, ib.; James VI. pleased with her bounty, ib., 159; her gift of plate to James VI., 160, 161, 162; gives audience to John Colville, ib.; James Murray asks Walsingham to intercede for him with her, 163; Asheby craves continuance of her favour, 169; stays her presents until certain of Anne's arrival, 170; plate from her for James VI.'s wedding, ib.; from James VI., a plea for Francis Dacre, 171; James VI. grateful for her liberality, 173; James VI. heir apparent of, 174; James VI. hopes for her approval—he thanks her for letter by John Colville, 177, 178; Bothwell ready to serve her, 178; his courtesy to the players, 179; letter from Asheby (23 October, 1589), enclosing letters from the King to himself, expressing gratitude to her, 180; pleased with Asheby, 182; her letter to Lord Hamilton sent by Burghley to Asheby, ib.; displeased that James VI. did not thank her for her gift, ib.; has no mind to discharge debt for it incurred by Burghley, 182-3; Lennox and Bothwell ready to serve her, 183; the Privy Council of Scotland to write to her, 184; her care for the safety of James VI., 187; letter to her from the Privy Council of Scotland, forwarded to Asheby, 189; letter from Privy Council of Scotland to (6 November, 1589), ib.; begged by the Scottish Privy Council to help to maintain justice, 189-90; her letter to Lord Hamilton forwarded to Asheby from Burghley, 190; her care of the Scottish Church, 191; her present of plate omitted in the Council's letter to her, ib.; kindly disposed towards Bothwell, ib.; private letter from her to Bothwell, 193; her care of James VI.; Bothwell's promises of service to her, ib.; well pleased with Bothwell, 194; regrets the King's dangerous journey, but hopes for his success; has ordered the wardens to look to their charge in the Borders, ib.; Lord Hamilton has replied to, 195; to the Council of Scotland (November, 1589), 196; Council of Scotland writes to, 198; replies to the Council of Scotland, 198; Bothwell delighted with her correspondence and anxious to serve her, 198-199; her acceptance of the Scottish Council's devotion, ib.; Lord Hamilton warns her of Papist conspiracies, 199; to Lord Hamilton (November, 1589), 200; regrets the King's voyage, but has confidence in Lord Hamilton, ib., 201; to Bothwell (27 November, 1589), 201; satisfied with his behaviour; accepts his offer of assistance, ib.; Bothwell's protestation of allegiance to, 204; writes to the Council of Scotland; cause of delay in answering; her Borderers will seek revenge if redress is not provided; her order to Sir John Foster; her letter to Bothwell enclosed, 205; her message to Lord Hamilton, 206; to be asked to let undelivered bills relating to the Borders rest until the King's return, 207; should encourage Lord Hamilton, 208; her thanks to Fowler following Asheby's good account, 208; sends Robert Bowes to Scotland, 209; her good will towards James VI.; her offers of help in case of disturbance during his absence, 210; policy of, towards German and Danish league, 212; her letters to the Council of Scotland delivered, ib.; her answer to Colonel Stewart's propositions, and overtures by the Council of Denmark and James VI. for help against the King of Spain, 212-5; assurances to be given to the King of Spain; defence of her action in the Low Countries, 213-4; her letter delivered to the Scottish Council; should hasten the return of James VI., 215; recalls Asheby, 217; answer to her letters delayed by absence of the Councillors of Scotland, 218; resolves to send Bowes to Scotland in place of Asheby, 218; suspicions of, in Scotland, ib.; her resolution about Asheby's recall, 219; likely to please Lennox and Bothwell in choice of ambassador, 222; letter to, in Asheby's favour from Lord Hamilton, 222; from the Council of Scotland on the appointment of Bowes as ambassador instead of Asheby (31 December, 1589), 223; from the Privy Council of Scotland (2 January, 1589-90), an expression of good will between the two countries, 227; the Roman Catholics hope for trouble between her and James VI., 233; assists the king of Navarre, 235; her attitude to alliance with Denmark, 238; Bothwell sends Mr. Richard Douglas to, ib.; from the Privy Council of Scotland (31 January, 1589-90), 239; to Bothwell (10 February, 1589-90), a letter of commendation, 240; to the Duke of Lennox (10 February, 158990), on strengthening amity between her and James VI., 240; Wigmore working for her contentment; she ought to watch Ireland, in case of Spanish landing, 242; should secure the services of Bothwell, 243; her acceptance of Bothwell's overtures, 244; requires assurance of support from Lennox and Bothwell, ib.; Bothwell promises service to, against Spain, 247-50; her preparation of navy and army against Spain, 254-6; Sir Lewis Bellenden to report to, regarding Colonel Stewart's negotiations, 256; disapproval of course taken by Bothwell, 258; Bothwell to follow her advice about Parma and Spain, 263; petition to be presented to, from Bothwell, 263; Bothwell promises to run her course, 265; letter from, delivered to James VI., ib.; Sir Lewis Bellenden seeks audience of, 267; Archibald Douglas desires to know her pleasure concerning Bothwell, ib.; supplication on behalf of Arnott, Provost of Edinburgh, to be presented to, 269; wants Bothwell to follow her advice about the Duke of Parma without delay, ib.; seems to have changed towards Bothwell, 270; not likely to consent to "violent mean" against the Bishop of Derry, 271; to the Queen of Scotland (Anne of Denmark) (16 April, 1590), 272; does not want Richard Douglas's return; Bothwell thinks her suspicious of him, 273; her many expenses for defence against the King of Spain, etc., 275; to be solicited for help in upkeep of Scottish guard—Bowes' anxiety to please her, ib.; from James VI. (21 April, 1590), on behalf of George Mar of Elsinore, 277; her dealings with Bothwell, 279; from Sir James Hume and others (22 April, 1590), on behalf of two Scots, 279; Bothwell wants to send Richard Douglas with letters to, 280; he awaits her pleasure, ib.; Bothwell trusting to her bounty, 282; her negotiation with Sir Lewis Bellenden, 282; her relations with Bothwell, 283; little hope of her help for guard for the King, 284; the Lady of Kintyre's letter to, ib.; rumours of her ships being sent to surprise James, ib.; letters to, on behalf of O'Neill, 286; Archibald Douglas' debts contracted in her service, 288; her attitude towards negotiations with Spain, 290; James VI. to write to, in connection with the proposed league, 292; false rumour of her ships trying to intercept James VI., 293; negotiations with Sir Lewis Bellenden, 294; desires banishment of Penry from Scotland, ib.; Maitland's devotion to, ib.; devotion of Dr. Theophilus and Danish Commissioners to, 296; James VI. writes to, about embassy to Spain, 2967; James VI. informs her of his intended course at Brunswick; seeks to know her pleasure, 297; Colonel Stewart and Bothwell profess devotion to, ib.; rumour that her ships sought to hold up the King, 299; negotiations of Sir Lewis Bellenden with; unwilling to grant money to James VI., 300-1; letter to James VI. enclosed with Burghley's to Bowes (30 May, 1590), approves of his proposed league; her own attitude, 304; urges speed in sending to Brunswick; her confidence in Maitland; her attitude to peace with Spain; her advice about Brig of Dee confederates; her annoyance at false rumour about her ships, 302-4; doubtful whether she will allow Colonel Stewart to negotiate, 305; anxiety of James about her yearly payment to him; his league with her; reported that she will bestow the Order of the Garter on James VI.; her influence on behalf of Mr. James Murray, 307-8; to Anne of Denmark (May, 1590), an expression of friendship and affection, 308-9; relations of James with Spain to be made known to her; anxious for speedy despatch of ministers to Brunswick; her kind letter of affection to James VI.; mistrusts Colonel Stewart; to be asked to treat for peace with Spain; did not send ships to surprise James; seeks redress for piracy, 309312; James VI. defends his choice of Colonel Stewart to her, 313; Commission to the Princes of Germany for promotion of peace between her and the King of Spain, 314; may not approve of Colonel Stewart, or provide funds, 3145; Archibald Douglas anxious that she should defray his expenses, 316; Sir John Carmichael sent as ambassador to, 316; to convey to her warning about Jesuits; James' plans for reform and request for aid; complaints by his subjects of piracies; suggestions of redress on the Borders; request for speedy despatch of ambassadors to Germany; his disbelief in rumour of her ships way-laying him, 316-319; John Colville messenger to, from James (August, 1589); conveys thanks for generosity; warning against Catholic enemies; his intention to marry sister of the King of Denmark; request for aid; justification for leniency; his intention to have order on the Marches, 319-20; James VI. sends Sir John Carmichael to, 320-1; objects to Colonel Stewart as ambassador to Germany; James anxious for her help; some seek to poison the mind of James against, 321; her help asked by Archibald Douglas to pay his debts, 324; her letters of congratulation to James delivered by the Earl of Worcester; her letter to Anne of Denmark; confers the Garter on James, 324-5; Richard Wigmore's letters to, go astray, 329; from Anne of Denmark (22 June, 1590); an expression of thanks and friendship, 333; her gift to James' ambassadors for German princes; promise of James VI. to her about his dealings with rebels in Scotland, 334; James' instructions for treaty of peace between her and King of Spain, 337340; danger to her of continuing war, 338; should consequences to her peace proposals fail, 340-2; observations on James VI.'s instructions to ambassadors to Germany made by command of, 341-3; her ambassador in Germany (Palavicino), 342; should reprimand James for his leniency to Huntly and others, 344; desired to vindicate Colonel Stewart's character, 345; Maxwell offers devotion to, 348; motion for restitution of James Murray at her instigation, ib.; to James VI. (6 July, 1590), 349; warns James VI. against the ministers, 350; her advice to James VI. about treatment of his disobedient subjects, 351; her help necessary to deal with pirates, 353; Lady of Kintyre's letters for, ib.; Bowes anxious to know her mind about Sir Alex. Stewart, 354; Archibald Douglas begs payment of his debts from, 355-6; Master of Gray craves her favour, 356; grant from, to James VI. to be paid to the Master of Gray, 359; rumoured to arrange marriage between Parma and Arabella Stewart, 360; the Master of Gray and her grant to James VI., ib.; letter from, brought to Bowes, 361; insists on James's firmness with Huntly and others, 362; leniency of James VI. to rebellious subjects not to her liking, 363; her instructions regarding Sir Alexander Stewart, awaited, 365-6; Archibald Douglas begs her help, 366; sends warning to James VI. about Papist wardens, 369; report of John Bailie denied by her, ib.; devotion of Lord Maxwell to, 371; Master of Gray hopes for payment from, 374; her opinion sought; desire to renew league between, England, Scotland and France, 380; favour sought from, by Lord Hume, 381; appeal to, for safeconduct of Lord Fleming, 382; commends Maitland; her advice to James VI. regarding rebels, ib.; her displeasure against Bowes, ib.; course of James VI. against rebellious subjects advised by; progress to be certified by, 383; in favour of redress for Scotsmen, 390; proposed league with, between, and Scotland and France, ib.; Archibald Douglas begs help from, 393; devotion offered to by the Laird of Buccleuch, 397; from James VI., on behalf of William Southeron, ib.; commission from, to be sent to France by Colville, 401; continues favourable to Sir William Keith, ib.; appealed to on behalf of William Cockburn, 402; grants licence to Lord Hume for horses, 403; passport to Lord Fleming, ib.; pleased with Sir John Carmichael's help to Lord Scrope, 404; William Van Der Wense commended to, 406; her passport to Lord Sanquhar, 407; letters of Colonel Stewart to, 408; Colonel Stewart forwards note of negotiations in Denmark and Germany, at her request, 411; from Anne of Denmark (6 November, 1590), 414; James VI. thanks, for favour to burgesses of Edinburgh, 420; to be certified of James VI.'s resolution regarding Papists and the Borders; Maitland's devotion to, 429; desires peace, 434; grieved at neglect of her advice; James VI. promises to watch Huntly; Waldegrave forbidden to offend; her high standard of government, 435; Dacre professes loyalty to, 436; Huntly protests loyalty to, 437; Moray, Atholl, Bothwell and others offer devotion to, 438; anxious about plot against Maitland; Dacres throws himself on her generosity; James VI. will act with French King as she thinks best, 441; Lord Claud Hamilton, Maxwell and Herries offer devotion to; Atholl and Murray seek help from, with James VI. 442; petition to, by Dacre, 443; from James VI. (9 January, 1590-1) commending John Paulin, 445; James VI. seeks to follow her advice, 446-7; thanks Maitland, 448; Dacre awaits pleasure of, ib.; offers of service to, from Sir Alexander Stewart, 449; her favour sought on behalf of Thomas Pairman, 451; favours Carmichael's suit against Innerwick, 452; Dacre awaits her pleasure, 457; asked to deliver up Scottish witches, 457; request to, from James VI., for deer, 458; James VI. to work with; Bothwell devoted to, 459; from James VI. (15 February, 1590-1), on behalf of Archibald Johnston, 461; Sir John Carmichael's thanks to; Francis Dacre's request to, 467-8; danger to, through leniency to Papists in Scotland, 470; to be consulted about O'Rourke and redress on the Borders, 471; Maitland appeals to, for part of James VI.'s pension, 473-5; Irishman suspected rebel against, 475; letters to, on behalf of Archibald Johnston, 476; favour of, sought on behalf of Tennant and Scott, against French league towns, ib.; to James VI. concerning O'Rourke; James VI. answers, by Roger Aston (February, 1590-1), 478; her attitude to Parma and Bothwell (March, 1589), 478; Carmichael sent to, by James VI.; the Queen of Scotland writes to; Carmichael receives money from (1590), 479; Huntly offers service to (23 July, 1590), ib.; Bothwell seeks money from (5 August, 1590), ib.; to James VI. (6 March, 1590-1), concerning O'Rourke, 480; demands O'Rourke, 481; Bothwell anxious to see; Sandilands going to see; letter from, to James VI., 482; from James VI. (22 March, 1590-1), hopes to do her will regarding O'Rourke and her other enemies, and the Borders, 484-5; asked to send representatives on Border matters, 485; advised to write to James VI. about Irish rebels, 489; submission of Francis Dacre to, ib.; her possession of Dacre's lands, 490; approves of overture for Border redresses, 491; her yearly grant to James VI., ib.; James VI.'s assurance to observe treaties with, 492; her thanks to James VI. for his dealings with O'Rourke, ib.; thanks Maitland for information about Westmoreland, 493; her attitude to traitors, ib.; her Irish rebels not to be assisted, 493-4; her pension to James VI., 494; order to deliver O'Rourke to, ib.; Carmichael zealous to deliver O'Rourke to; advised to conciliate Glasgow; Macdonald and Maclean profess devotion to, 496; satisfied with O'Rourke's treatment by James VI., 501; to the tutor of Earl of Argyle (12 April, 1591), concerning peaceful relations between Argyleshire and Ireland, 500; from Andrew Mowatt (15 April, 1591), a complaint against English pirates, 503; asked to preserve trade between Ireland and Glasgow; O'Rourke's allegiance promised if she spares his life, 505; Carmichael and others devoted to, ib.; James VI. asks his pension from, 506; appeal to, from Bowes, for help in payment of garrison at Berwick, 507; letter from, to James VI., 508; Bowes' accounts to, to be made by Shepherdson, 510; writes to James VI.; her advice to him, 511; debts of Bowes to, for payment of Berwick garrison, 513; from James VI. (15 May, 1591), on Border disorders, 515; letter on behalf of Johnston and others, 515-6; Sir Robert Melville sends loyal messages to, 517; defence from pirates expected from, 519; Archibald Douglas ready to go to; Laird of Buccleuch begs audience of, 521; James VI. to ask her for increase of grant, 522; reply to letter of James VI. to, concerning Archibald Johnston, 525; from James VI. (11 June, 1591), on behalf of Udall and Cartwright, 528; dealings of, with Walsingham; requests of Archibald Douglas to, 529; James VI. to entreat increase of pension from, 530; Bowes commends his needs to, ib.; expected to help James VI. to levy a guard, 532; ship of, ready to take Bothwell, 535; grants a pension to Dacre, 536; obligations of Bowes towards, 537; instructions of, concerning Bothwell, 538-40; sends money to James VI.; approves of Hamilton as lieutenant on the Borders, 539; to appoint successor to Bowes, ib.; reported to favour Bothwell, 540; asked to intercede for young Cesford, 544; James VI. thanks, for friendly warning against Catholic practices, ib.; negotiations for peace between, and King of Spain, 546; Bowes begs help from, 5478; James intends to ask her help in pursuit of fugitive subjects, 551; Cesford might be pardoned through her means, 552; Bowes anxious to satisfy, ib.; Bowes begs to know her decision regarding himself, 553-4; Bothwell writes to, for her favour; Bowes fears he has been slandered to, 555; Buccleuch begs passports from; Bowes desires to know her pleasure; letter of, in favour of young Cesford, 557; passport asked from, for Lord Hume; also for Laird of Powrie Ogilvie, 559; Huntly promises devotion to, 560; Lord Hume begs passport from, ib.; to James VI. (12 August, 1591), 561; from James VI. (16 August, 1591), on behalf of David Gardin, 563; the King will pardon young Cesford if she asks, 564; the King pleased with her letter, and passports for Hume and Buccleuch, 565; good offices of William Walker, Comptroller of Berwick, towards, 573; from James VI., requesting furtherance of marriage of Agnes Swinton (16 October, 1591), 577; Bowes craves her indulgence, 581; grants leave to Bowes; Roger Aston to take charge in his absence; her plans to defeat plots of the Catholics, 583; from James VI. (11 November, 1591) on behalf of Danish subject, 587; from James VI. (13 November), on behalf of the Carews, her Irish subjects, 587-8; Anne of Denmark tries to please; devotion of Cesford and Ferniehirst to, 589; Bowes renews petition to, 591; to James VI. (25 November, 1591), ib.; grants desire of James VI. concerning slayers of Laird of Spott, 593, 595; Sir George Hume's zeal to serve, ib.; warning of, to James VI.; Archibald Douglas cannot serve, 594; Aston hopes to win Lennox to service of; good offices of Sir James Hume to; escape of Spott's murderers, against will of; James VI. grateful to, notwithstanding, 596-7; Hudson begs, to show favour to Maitland, 599; James VI. to write to, concerning his annuity, 600; Lennox may be drawn to service of, 601; Bowes anxious to know her pleasure, 601-2; to James VI (26 December, 1591), concerning claim of Andrew King, 605-6; James VI. warned by, in his dealings with Lennox; James VI.'s need of a pension from, 610-11; offers of service to, 613-4; well satisfied with Aston and Hudson; Bowes would like her favour shewn to Sir James Hume, 617; help to be asked from, for the King's guard; Bowes' cause brought before, by Burghley, 619; Bowes desires to know her pleasure, 622; warning by, to James VI., against Jesuits; rejoices over his safety; to Anne of Denmark, on attempt of Bothwell against James VI., 623-4; pleased to help the King with rebels, 629; petition to, from Bowes, ib., 630; helps James VI. against his rebels, 631; Poury Ogilvy offers services to, in Spain, 635; her opinion sought about Poury Ogilvy's proposals, 636; 638; Bowes would know her pleasure, ib.; her censure of Bowes, 646-7; Bowes working for, 650; Bowes' debt to, 651; Archibald Douglas assures Bothwell's party of her favour, 652; Bowes' debt to, 656; her interest in Poury Ogilvie, 659; list of castles of, on the West Borders, 663; orders Scottish rebels to be driven out of England, 664; Bowes to make payment to, 665; the King wants ships of, to search for Bothwell, 666-7; Bowes lacks money to serve, 667; warned that James VI. may be badly guided, 669; rebels of, in Ireland; deer from, for James VI.; debt of Bowes to, 671; Aston desires to know her pleasure, 672; Bowes' debt to, 673; Bowes requires money for service of, 675; to James VI. (23 May), concerning Bowes, ib.; her treatment of Bowes; said to favour Bothwell, 676-7; and Bothwell, 678; and Edinburgh Castle, 680; Bowes must have her favour, 681; letter to James VI. delivered by Bowes, ib.; to Bowes (June, 1592), instructions to warn the King of danger to Scotland, 682-3; her interest in Maitland, 684; helps Mar, ib.; Hume desires honour to kiss her hand, 688; danger to, from Spanish Jesuits; possibility of war between, and Spain; her protection of James VI., 689-93; letter from, received by Bowes; James VI. promises to follow her advice, 693; Bothwell seeks her favour, ib., 694; from Bowes (16 June, 1592), his report on attitude of James VI. to, on state of Scotland, and his own position, 695-8; James VI. acknowledges her good advice; and begs for further warning, 698-701; from James VI. (19 June), on behalf of David Hutchison, 702; her clemency sought for Waldegrave, ib.; Aston's service to; Bowes entreats help from, 705-6; from James VI. on behalf of David Garden (24 June), 706; James VI. renews thanks to; requests help from, 711; cipher letters to, seeking favour for Bothwell, 712; Bowes seeks instructions from, concerning Bothwell, 713; Bowes will venture all for, 716; James VI.'s forgetfulness in writing to; Hudson's service to, 717; Bowes begs directions from, 719; three ships of her navy at Montrose, 722; good advice of, to James VI., 723; Master of Gray seeks good will of, ib.; promises not to shelter Scottish rebels; to punish Falkland raiders; Bowes reports her advice to James VI., 724-5; her further advice necessary, 726; Mowbray receives money from, 727; Bowes acts for, to save James VI. from Bothwell's plot, 730; his gratitude to, 731; Bowes' debts to, 734-5; obligations of, preventing her from offering more money to James VI.; he complains of her help to his rebels, 739-40; Master of Gray begs her leave to live in England, 744-5; her money to James VI. delayed; Bowes feels her displeasure shows against him, 746; not likely to aid Bothwell if Huntly is exiled, 748; Mowbray expects gift from, ib.; Sir Alexander Stewart's protestations of service to; Bowes entreats her lenience and awaits commands, 749-50; libels against, 751; orders Sheperson and Bowes' son to be put in prison, 752; James VI. follows her advice, 756; Bowes gives him assurance of her favour, 757; Mowbray discouraged from service of, 758; Bowes' loss of favour with, 760-1; her licence to Robert Scott for transportation of wheat, 761-2; the king to send Aston to, concerning Master of Gray, 762-4; Anne of Denmark wants to see her, 765; Lennox's devotion to, ib.; Bothwell's petition to, 765-6; arrangement for payment of Bowes' debt to, 766; Maitland's appointment as ambassador to, 773; Danish ambassadors with message to, 773; her message to James VI., ib.; her opinion about the Master of Gray; Hamilton devoted to, 774-5; safe conduct from, desired by Crawford, 776; Bothwell's movements to be reported to, 779; 780; Aston delivers her letter, but no money, to the king; her expenses in France, 782-3; Angus protests loyalty to, 784; James VI. corresponds with, concerning Gray, 785; James VI.'s disappointment at lack of payment from, 787; warrant of, to John Marshall for transport of beer, 790; James VI. complains to, about harbouring of rebels in England; Colville applies to, for help in France, 791-2; her seal procured for transport of grain, 800; against Maitland going to England, 803; and intercepted Catholic letters; Bothwell's offer to; King of Spain's intrigues against; James VI. loyal to; asks Falkland raiders from; Maxwell's devotion to, 805-9; proposal to send Maitland to, 810-11; order of, for punishment of Scottish rebels, 815; pleased with the king's frankness; advises him, 818; Gray's offer of service to, 820-1; letter for James VI. to be sent to, 822; 825; slaying of her servant in self-defence by Douglas, 829; promise of service to, by Lord Sempill, ib.; to urge James VI. against Spanish confederates, 830; danger of stopping full payment of James VI.'s gratuity, ib.; papists devoted to, ib.; a token of favour to Edinburgh would tend to her service, 839; urged to write to James to return home, 839, 847; Bothwell's visit to, 842, 843; gives a present at the baptism of Bothwell's daughter, 842, 852, 857; to be supported by James VI. against Spain, 843; her attitude to the league with Denmark thereanent, 844, 847, 859, 864, 865; her offers of help to preserve peace in Scotland, 847; her letter to the Duke of Lennox to urge his loyalty, 851; her interview with the Justice Clerk regarding James's title, 864, 865; congratulations and gifts to Queen Anne of Denmark, 864, 865, 866.

Elliot, (Ellot) Adie, of the Shaws: 454.

——, Anthony, of the Benkis: 454.

——, Archie, of the Hill: 454.

——, Archie, "brother to Will of Falinesh," 454.

——, Archie, called "Martyn's Archie," 454; 456.

——, David, called "the Carling," 454.

——, John, called "Bowholmes," 454.

——, John, of the Heuchhouse, 454.

——, Martin: 579.

——, Robert, of Glenvoran (Glenvoren): 455; 472.

——, Robert (Allatt): See Allatt.

——, Thomas, of Copshaw: 454.

——, Will, of Gorrumberry (Gorrounbery): 454.

——, William, of Hartsgarth (Harth Scarth): 454.

——, William: 579; 628.

Elliots, the: 24; 158; 264; 477; 536; 540; 541.

Elphinstone (Elfinston), Mr James (of the College of Justice): 186; delivers Latin oration at their Majesties' arrival at Leith, 863.

——, James: 412.

——, John: servant of Lennox, 784.

——, Lord: 33; 462; 714.

——, Master of: 61; well affected to England, 152; letter from Huntly presented by, to the king, 298; the king expects information from, regarding Jesuits, 331; sent to the king by Huntly, 644; 648; protests Huntly's innocence, 655.

——, Michael: king's carver, 372.

Elphinstone, William: the king's "cupper," 372; 397.

Elsinore: 155; 162; 197; 198; 252; 268; 275; 277; 278; 287; 293; 348; 478; 863.

Elwart, Martin: 602.

Ely, bishopric of: 78.

Emden: 57; 58.

Emdon, the: 545.

Emperor, the: 537-9; 799.

Endengie: 32.

Endernesse: See Inverness.

English Navy: strength of, against Spain, 855.

Eppin, George: carver to the Queen, 373.

Errington, Captain: 47.

Errol: (Arroll) house and lands of, 55, 56.

——, Bailie of (Hay): Counsellor to the Earl of Erroll, 2; 49; 60; 85; 120; 191; 409.

——, Countess of, wife of Alexander Gordon, brother of Earl of Huntly: 849.

——, Earl of (Francis Hay, Constable of Scotland): conference with the king, 2, 5-10; retires over Forth, 2, 5, 7; expected to surrender, 9; at Huntly's house, 10; refuses to surrender, 11, 12, 13; outlawed, 14; not accused by Pringle, 18; his forces join Huntly's, 25, 26; family connections of, 31, 33; the king pursues, 38; with Huntly, 41; proclaimed rebel, 44, 45, 60; his house to be rased, 46; not much power, 52; proceedings against, 54; goes to Strathbogie, 60; hopes for lenity, 71; convention of his friends, 75; still keeps away, 78; summoned, 84, 85; still at large, 100, 113, 129; his friends' houses to be seized, 102, 115; at Aberdeen, 120; received by the king, 131, 132; fined, ib.; mediators for, 137; fined, ib.; relations with Glamis, etc., 143, 144, 145; wishes to raise a levy in France, 144; peace wrought for him, 145; comes secretly to Edinburgh, 200; 202; law dispute with Atholl, 212; meets Bothwell, Lennox and others, 215; Bothwell with, 251; 252; keeps resolutions secret, 253; at Buchan with faction, 257; with Bothwell, 258; Bothwell denies meeting him, 259; Bothwell to reconcile him with Atholl, 264; letters directed by Gabriel de Riza to, ib.; to meet Bothwell, ib.; Bothwell to settle differences between him and Atholl, 269; hoped to reconcile him with Atholl, 271; visits Callander and Kinghorn, ib.; causes of discord between him and Atholl, 276; Bothwell fails as mediator between him and Atholl, 279; conference with Morton, 281; intrigues about his marriage with daughter of Morton, 285; pretends friendship with Maitland, 294; in Brig of Dee affair, 298; the king's dealings with, 300; sent for to assembly of nobility, 306; the king hopes to win him over, 311; difficulties about his proposed marriage, 322; has no will to reform; Morton seeks to persuade him, 325; seeks reconciliation with the church, 331; to be warded, 334; brought to the king, 335; his marriage about to take place, ib.; marries in spite of the king's oppositon, 347; suspected by Maitland of being in league with Glamis, 350-1; the king anxious to receive him; his marriage displeasing to the king, ib.; reconciliation with Maitland attempted, 352; with Bothwell, ib.; against Maitland, 354-5; offers to satisfy the king and the church; offers friendship to Maitland, 357; may be warded, ib.; his negotiations with Maitland and Glamis, 358; aids Angus, ib.; submits, and is received by the king, 362; the king's attitude to, 370; reconciled with the Chancellor, ib.; 373; dealings of the king with; case of, considered before the Privy Council, 379; Maitland and Glamis disagree about, 382; interest of Elizabeth in, 391; refuses agreement with Atholl, 410-1; Huntly seeks to reconcile, with Atholl, 412; the king unable to remove, from his Council, 416; Maitland displeased with marriage of, 422; seeks quarrel with Huntly concerning Maitland, 439; makes overtures to Maitland, 442; likely to side with Glamis against Maitland, 443; to convene with Huntly and others, 454; warned of the king's restraint of the nobles, 459; Glamis would like him added to the Councillors; Maitland suspects, ib.; meets Montrose and others, 470; 479; reconciled with Maitland, 481; suspected of papacy, 482; 491; Huntly and Marishal commissioners for, 532; Glamis at house of, ib.; 535; in the king's favour, 536; seeks to precede Atholl, 540; contention between, and Atholl, 541; entertains the king's commissioners, 556; unites with others against Huntly, 586; to help agreement between Crawford and Glamis, 592; the king thought to be in peril from, 611; a papist, discontented, ib.; not well affected to England, 620; band of nobility against, and others, 662; to seek justice for Moray's death, 666; proposed reformation of, 679; refuses to appear before Assembly; charged before the king; reconciliation with Huntly, 686; rumours concerning, 694; charged with papist sympathies, 701; joins Bothwell's enterprise, 707; imprisoned, 709; his intelligence with Bothwell disclosed, 712; to be arraigned, 713; notes on, ib.; committed, 716; band made by, 716; prisoner, 718; 722; evidence of alliance with Bothwell, 728-9; denies accusations, 734; likely to be set free; offers full satisfaction to the church, 756; Crawford banded with, 768; in ward in Edinburgh Castle, ib.; refuses favours from Glamis, 769; conferences with ministers; unpleasantness with Glamis, 772; (misprinted Mar), still in ward, 776; persuaded to submit to the king; to be set at liberty, 778-9; in court; informs against Colonel Stewart, 781; goes to the king with assurances from Bothwell, 786-7; to be approached by Roman Catholic conspirators, ib.; to lodge in court, 794; Andrew Clark gives assurances for, to King of Spain, 804; negotiations between, and Bothwell, 805; to entertain Huntly's strangers, 815; to be brought before the church, 816; Bishop of Dunblane in house of, 817-9; suspected meeting of, with Huntly and Angus, 824; suspicious paper signed by, 828; confederate of Spain, blank subscribed by, 830-3; increases his retinue, 841; takes compensation for slaughter of one of his kinsmen by Huntly's servant, 841, 849; his conferences with Bothwell, 841, 842; protests loyalty to the king, 849; at Perth, 855.

Erskine, Alexander (Captain of Edinburgh Castle): 567; 734.

——, (Haskin), John: See Mar, Earl of.

——, Lord: member of Privy Council, (1587), 372.

——, Thomas: the king requested to make him captain of Edinburgh Castle, 734; 794; 820; 821.

Eskdale: 243.

Essex, Earl of: 118; from James VI. (31st Oct., 1592), 799.

Estates, the: See Parliament of Scotland; Officers of State.

Estmythe, John: 621; 641.

Evandale (Evindall), Lord: 151.

Evans, . . .: 20.

Ewesdale: 243; 471; 472.

Exchequer, the (of England): 156; the (of Scotland): 323; 326; 327; 328; 416; 469; 824.