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Index: M

Macalney, Doctor: 444.

MacAngus, Donald, of Glengarry: (MacAngaes, Glengairy), 822.

Macartney (Maketnay), Doctor: from Edward Foster (Robert Bruce) (20 June, 1592), 767; knows whereabouts of Adam Simpson, 790.

MacCallum (MacCalyean, Mackalean, Mackalzon), Effie (Eupham): to be tried for witchcraft, 497, 510, 518, 522; sentenced to be burnt, 530-1; burnt, 537.

Maccandowi, Alan, of Lochiel (Lochell): 822; 824.

Maccloyer (Makcloyer): See MacLeod.

MacConnell (MacKonell), Angus: bishop of Derry with, 264, 273; bishop of Derry wants him to have charge of expedition to Ireland, 266; to be dissuaded from attempting a rising in Ireland, 270; committed to the Castle, 375; throws himself on the King's mercy, 452; O'Rourke awaits coming of, 496; the King resolves to set free, ib.; delivery of, 613.

MacConnell (Maconell), Angus: surety for his nephew, 585.

Macdareych, Eleich of: 478.

Macdonald, Alexander Oig (Alester Oig): 612.

——, Angus, of Dunyveg (Makonill of Dunnyveg): set free from Edinburgh Castle, 612; family of, ib.

——, Angus, of Islay: fight between his friends and the MacLeans, 463-4; fined, 469, 475; Cawdor's promises to Elizabeth, on behalf of, 493-4.

——, chief of: to restrain his men, 671, 672.

——, Donald Gorme, of Sleat: 464; imprisoned and fined by the King; quarrels with MacLean, 478; (MacKonnell) MacLean forms party against, 488-9; Cawdor's promises to Elizabeth on behalf of, 493-4; the King resolves to set free, 496; (Donald Gormsoun or Donald McConill Gorme), released from the Castle, 612; delivery of, 613.

——, Hugh: suit by Laird of Calder, to set at liberty, 584; pledges offered for good behaviour of, ib.

—— (Makonill), James, of Dunyveg and Glens: 612.

——, Sorley Buy (Sorley Bwy): 612.

MacGill, Mr. David, of Nesbit (King's Advocate): to be of the Council during the king's absence, 179; 372; 373; 374; 523; Lennox to be advised by, 824.

——, Mr. David, of Cranston Riddell: Advocate; chosen Privy Councillor, 683.

——, Gilbert: burnt at Haddington, 467.

——, John: burnt at Haddington, 467.

MacIan, of Ardnamurchan (M'Ane of Ardnamurchin): 613.

MacKall, . . . .: suspected of Calder's murder, 684.

Mackay (Maktry) Lord: not well-affected to England, 620.

Mackenzie, Colin, of Kintaile: chosen Privy Councillor, 683.

Maketnay, Doctor: See Macartney, Doctor.

Mackinnon (McKynnoun) of Strathordell in Skye, 613.

Mackintosh, Clan: part called Clanchattan, 442.

—— (Mackentoish), Laird of: Huntly rises against; commanded by the King to discharge forces, 428; Huntly awaits departure of, from Edinburgh, 460; with Moray against Huntly, 462, 497; clans following, join Huntly, 541; Huntly to be busy with, 552; the King seeks to appease quarrels of, 572; many slain by, 574; feuds of, not yet appeased, 575; agreement of, with Huntly, 593; Moray joins, against Huntly, 613; Huntly to take bond of, 619; eldest son of, hanged by Caithness, 645; enters into bond for Huntly, 679; Atholl defends, against Huntly; to be put to the horn, 801-2; directions for, to be obtained by Nicholson, 809; friends of Huntly slain by, 811; Atholl to take up defence of, 815; likely to be put to the horn; slays followers of Huntly, 820-1, 824, 829.

Mackintosh, Lauchlan, of Dunachton: (Dumnachtorne) gives hostage to the King, 54, 55; 61; included in assurance of Atholl and Angus, 822.

Maclean (Maclane), Lachlan, of Dowart: Spaniards left with, 123; 126; 127; disaster to Spaniards in country of, 193; Spaniards used by, against one of the lords of the isles, 196; committed to prison, 375; throws himself on the King's mercy, 452; fight between his kinsmen and the McConnells; arraigned, 463-4; fined by the King, 469, 475; quarrel between, and Macdonald, 478; offers services to Elizabeth; against Macdonald, O'Rourke and others, 488-9; the King resolves to set free, 496, 509; still in Edinburgh Castle, 612; delivery of, 613.

——, . . . .: suspected of Calder's murder, 684.

Macleod, Henry: 478.

——, Rory, 332.

——, Torquill: 332.

MacLeod of Harris: joins with MacLean, 464, 613.

—— of Lewis: takes part of Macdonald, 464, 478.

Macmoren, John: treasurer of Edinburgh, 402; See also Edinburgh, Provost and bailies of.

MacNaught (Maknacht), Roger: bailie of Edinburgh, 403; See also Edinburgh, Provost and bailies of.

McNeill, of Barra: 613.

MacPatrick, . . .: mentioned in intercepted letter of M. Stevenson, 797.

MacQueen, Alexander, priest of Antwerp: from Johannes Blensius (21 June, 1592), intercepted letter, 795.

MacRanald, Allaster, of Keppoch: 822.

MacWherry, Mr. Alexander: (referred to as John by Bowes) comes to James Gordon, 740; Jesuit; activities of, 787; (Mackwherrye) a Jesuit, (John Black), 816.

——, Mr. John, Jesuit: sent by Parma; addresses himself to James Gordon and Huntly, 735.

—— (Macwherye), Mr. William: a Scottish Jesuit, 733.

Madrid (Madareill): letters from the King of Spain at, 246; scant news from, 699.

Magistrates, the, of Edinburgh: contention with burgesses, over trade with Spain, and change of market day, 794; blamed for negligence, 801.

Maguntia: in cypher list, 799.

Maids of Honour of the Queen: Logie receives key of Dalkeith Castle from one, 751.

Maine, Duke of (Monsieur de Men): 124; 150; movements of, 155; sick, 182; 258; triumph of, rumoured by papists, 403; 700; approves King of Spain's offers to James VI., 807.

Mainie, Mrs., mother of Mrs. Fowler: 118.

Mains (Mayns), Laird of: signs band against Bothwell, 558.

Maitland, James: bill of, rejected by the King, 814.

Maitland, Sir John (of Lethington, Lord Thirlstane, Chancellor and Secretary of Scotland): should be supported by Elizabeth, 1, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 16; meets the King at Huntly's house, 2, 5, 8; warns Edinburgh to arms, 2; at Council committing Huntly, ib.; the King stays at house of, ib.; to be at Holyrood, 3; the King's affection for, 3, 6; speaks plainly to the King about Huntly, 4, 9, 13; should be warned by Arran's example, 4; takes up 100 horse, 4, 7, 8, 13, 14; the King tries to make him friendly with Huntly, 3, 4, 5; quarrel with Huntly, 4, 9; supported by Angus, Morton, Master of Glamis, and the Captain of the Castle, ib.; Aston's devotion to—Fowler writes to him, 8; informed by Asheby of Pringle's arrival at Berwick, 9; Claud Hamilton seeks his favour, 10, 16; informed by Huntly of Bruce's appearance, 12; his nephew, Mr. Richard Cockburn, comes to Edinburgh, 12, 13; dines with Huntly, 12; his relations with Huntly, 13; threatened by Bothwell, ib.; the King consults him, 14; thinks Huntly and other noblemen guilty, 15; receives information about Bothwell and the papists, ib.; friendly to England, 16; at Pringle's examination, 17; commits Foster to the tolbooth, 18; pursues Bruce, ib.; wellaffected towards England—is poor and covetous—should be bound to Elizabeth, 19; promises to see to commitment of Desmond, 21; from Sir Richard Cockburn (2 April, 1589), ib.; letter from him delivered to the Master of Gray by Cockburn, ib.; Elizabeth well pleased with him, ib., 22; the Master of Gray well-disposed towards, ib.; remains in Edinburgh—no fear of papists if no Spaniards come, 23; does not desire return of the Master of Gray, 24; plan to seize him with the King at Holyrood, 24, 26; said to be in pay of England, ib., 25; Buccleuch, Cesford and the Laird of Johnston send to him for news, 24; Bothwell coming to, ib.; the King has conference with, at his house in Edinburgh, 25; may be influenced by return of the Master of Gray against Burghley, 25; accompanies the King against Bothwell, 28, 60, 61, 62; writes to Hudson—will write to Burghley, 37; relations with Bothwell, 38; agrees with Lord Justice Clerk, ib.; Colville's devotion to, 40; Hudson bearer of letter from Walsingham to (19 April, 1589), 43; Elizabeth aware of his good will—her care for his safety, ib.; speaks with Archibald Douglas, ib.; Elizabeth tells him she wants Walsingham to act for her, ib.; Bothwell's hatred of him—the confederates seek to ruin him—articles against him sent to the King, 44, 47, 60; his active proceedings against rebels, 45, 47; slandered by Huntly and his friends, 46, 60; Master of Gray and Archibald Douglas against him—the King's constancy towards, 48; aware of the close dealings of the Master of Gray with Archibald Douglas, and of his credit with Elizabeth, 52, 53; his wise behaviour, 54; to please Elizabeth obtains license for Master of Gray's return, 55; memorial on Master of Gray's restoration for his information— Master of Gray's profession of friendship for him, 56, 57; it is suggested that he should make peace with Lord Claud Hamilton, that he should seek the King's favour for him, 57; the Master of Gray's news for him, 61; his good advice to the King, ib., 72; has much greater credit in Scotland than the Master of Gray, 61-62, 64, 68; Elizabeth should remember his services towards her, 62; Mr. Archibald unfriendly to, 63; Hamilton, Angus, Morton, Marshall, Atholl and others join with him—they dislike the return of the Master of Gray, 64; letter from Walsingham, 64; by James Hudson to Walsingham (6 May, 1589), 64; his desire to preserve amity with England; his willingness to do what he can for the Master of Gray's return at Elizabeth's request, ib.; his letter enclosed with one from Hudson to Walsingham, 65; will try the Master of Gray before he credits him, ib.; he deserves well of Elizabeth, ib.; negotiations for Huntly's release displeasing to him, ib.; rewards to others who do not deserve them as well as he does, ib.; Hudson delivers Walsingham's letter to him and acquaints him with his instructions, 66; will embrace the Master of Gray's friendship as Elizabeth is answerable for his good behaviour, ib.; no great friendship between him and Lord Claud, ib.; much moved by report that he had been privy to the treason of the rebels, ib.; his opinion of Gray confirmed, 67; assists the King, ib.; the rebels would have proclaimed it if he had been privy to their doings, ib., 68; plots against him, 68; Bothwell sends to him, 69; Elizabeth should let him know she thinks well of him—he does not seek money from her, 70, 72; means to look after the King's money at Berwick, 70-71; has not withstood the King, 72; the Master of Gray does himself harm with, ib.; letter from Huntly to, ib.; one of the few friendly to England, 73; from Walsingham (16 May, 1589), 74; his letter received by Walsingham, ib.; Elizabeth pleased with his answer—ready to disgrace Master of Gray should he break faith with Maitland, 74-75; opposed to the Denmark marriage, 77, 93, 97; keeps factionaries from the King, 78; does not think Asheby capable, 79-80; Fowler has special credit with him, 79; better opinion of the Master of Gray, ib.; will welcome the Master of Gray, 80; 81; 82; conspiracy to slay, 83; Fowler writes to Burghley about him, 84; deserves some praise from Elizabeth, 86-87, 89, 102; his life threatened if the King's marriage with Princess of Denmark does not proceed, 87, 88; his prisoners escape, 89; relations with the Master of Gray, ib., 94, 99, 100; from the King (May, 1589), ib.; Huntly's feeling towards, 90; Archibald Douglas at variance with, 91, 94; his difficulties with the King—would be glad if Elizabeth sent someone, 92-94; Master of Gray to concur with him, 94; a letter to be written to him by Walsingham, to be shown to the King, 95; forced to yield to the King's marriage with Denmark, ib.; conference with the Master of Gray, 96, 97, 98; his terms for the King's marriage, 97; rebukes Young, ib.; intentions of rebels towards, 98; relations with Archibald Douglas, 99-100; relations with the Master of Glamis, 102, 106, 120; his difficulties, ib.; his honesty, 103; promises delivery of Francis Clarkson's ship, 105; busy with despatch to Denmark and to Elizabeth, 106; relations with Montrose, ib.; on the Master of Gray's side, 107; to Walsingham (18 June, 1589), ib.; may not press the King too far, 108; his wisdom, ib.; relations with Master of Gray, 109, 111; false rumours about, 110; his amity towards Elizabeth—does not like Danish marriage, ib.; has the King's ear, should be countenanced, 111, 113; tries to dissuade the King from journey north, 116; at Lauder, 119; Douglas thinks the traitor lords rebelled only against him, 120; Bothwell offers his friendship and eldest son in pledge, ib.; he is blamed for new terms with Denmark, 121; his orders about transport of Spaniards, 122; blamed for hindering Danish marriage, 123; expected to meet the King at Aberdeen —likely to remain in Edinburgh, 125, 126, 127; to summon a convention in Edinburgh, 125, 126, 127; his change of course—preference for Huntly and Seton, 128; his dislike of Archibald Douglas, ib.; he guides as he pleases, ib.; made Chancellor (29 July, 1589), 129; from Sir Richard Cockburn (4 Aug., 1589), 130; he does not join the King at Aberdeen—news sent to him by the King, ib., 131; 132; reconciled with Bothwell, 137, 145, 146, 148; at Falkland, ib.; should have papists apprehended, 138, 143; offended with Master of Glamis and Erroll, 143, 144, 145; interferes with Archibald Douglas's plans, ib.; sends Roger Ashton, ib.; the new faction against him, 145; deals with Scots convicted of treachery, 146; goes to the King at Stirling, 148; to William Asheby (28 Aug., 1589), 149; Douglas's account of his schemes, ib.; his relations with the Master of Gray and Archibald Douglas, 152; 154; advises Asheby to remain for King's marriage, 155; likely to be at James VI.'s marriage, 158; sends often to Fowler, 159; appointed one of escort for Anne of Denmark, 170-171; denies that he advised the King to go to meet Anne of Denmark, 173, 175-6; from James VI, giving order to discharge convocations, 174; at Lauder, 175; Fowler follows his advice, 178; letters to, from James VI, 183; warned of dangers of the King's continued absence, 212; English gentlemen not allowed to embark with him for Denmark, ib.; Fowler writes to Walsingham about Asheby at the request of, 215; dissension in Norway between him and Earl Marishal, 221; letter to Bowes, 251; letters sent to Edinburgh by, 252; trouble between him and Earl Marishal, 256; sundry in the realm against him, 257; his letters from the Comptroller about the King's household, 262; to Robert Bowes (7 April, 1590), 267; plot of Bothwell and others against, 273; letters of, sent to Bowes, 274; Bowes to confer with, regarding aid from Elizabeth for the King's guard, 275; care of Colonel Stewart's negotiations commended to, ib.; Bothwell to consult with, about mediation between Atholl and Erroll, 276; guard levied by laird of Carmichael thought to be for his safety, 277; malcontents to put him out of the way, 279; held responsible for the King's proposed changes in Government, 281; rumoured orders to his friends to be present armed at the King's arrival, 285; talks with Bowes about Spain, and Colonel Stewart's motion, 290, 291; thinks the King of Spain will not refuse to negotiate peace, 292; pleased with Bellenden's negotiations, ib.; conference with Bowes; his report about the proposed League confirmed by the King, 292-3; the King favours; Bothwell on good terms with; Huntly and Erroll pretend friendship with; his devotion to Elizabeth, 294; Bothwell's relations with; blamed for Coronation being at the Abbey, 295; Brig of Dee confederates may attempt his overthrow, 296; willing to submit to reconciliation, ib.; disposal of T. Fowler's residue referred to, 297; relations with Bothwell and Montrose, 298; reconciliation and relations between, and Earl Marishal, 299; created Lord Crichton, ib., 300; illfeeling of nobles towards; reconciliations with, 300; negotiations of Bowes with, between Elizabeth and James VI.; Elizabeth's confidence in; to influence James VI in suppressing confederates of Brig of Dee, 302-3; convention assembled to share his responsibility, 306; Bothwell on good terms with, 307; informs Bowes that Elizabeth will have placing of fit persons in the Privy Council, ib.; Bowes urges him to persuade the King as to his course with the King of Spain, and Elizabeth; to suppress the Brig of Dee faction and to hasten the despatch of ministers to Brunswick, 309-311; Bowes acquaints him with suspicions of Colonel Stewart, 311; intervenes between the King and Bothwell; asked to intervene in affairs of late Thomas Fowler, 312; warned by Bowes about widespread discontent, 315; Bothwell, and others, come to speak to him, ib.; agreement made between him and the Master of Glamis shaken, ib.; to Burghley (10 June, 1590), assurances of friendship— recommends Sir John Carmichael, 316; advises Bowes, 321; not approved as mediator in the sale of Liddesdale, 322; agrees again with the Master of Glamis, ib.; James VI gives Elizabeth's letters to, 324; strife between Mr. George Young and, 325; endeavours to remove papists from sessions, 326; mutual esteem of him and Burghley, 328; to advise in reformation of the sessions, 330; promises Burghley good offices, 334; refuses to trust Huntly, ib.; Huntly advised to agree with, 335; Erroll's relations with, ib.; jealousy between him and Master of Glamis over Erroll, ib.; Bothwell discontented with, 335; his endeavour to take the Spanish barque, 336; to stay in Edinburgh while the King goes to Dunfermline, ib.; reconciliation between, and Archibald Douglas attempted, 336-7; his proposal to Denmark and German princes, 337, 341; urges the King against Huntly and papists, 344; great differences between, and the Master of Glamis, in friendship with Bothwell and Hume; his overthrow threatened; intercedes for Morton, 350-1; reconciliation with Erroll attempted, 352; ill, ib.; friendly to Morton and Glamis, ib.; Bothwell seeks support for, ib.; Huntly and others plot against, 354-5; relations between him and the Master of Glamis, 355; reconciliation between, and Erroll, 357; negotiations with Erroll and Glamis; receives Bowes and Captain Gray, 358; returns from Smeaton to seek liberty of Angus, ib.; denies the return of Huntly to Edinburgh, 359; intends to go to Lauder: will be at Convention on 27th July, 359; arranges meeting with Bowes, 361; to keep ministers from praying for the persecuted in England, 364; to influence the Earl of Orkney, ib.; and the Earl of Angus; distrusts Bothwell, 365; jealousies between, and the Master of Glamis, 366; covenant between, and the Master of Glamis and their friends, 368; carries out banishment of Penry, 368; seeks to get hold of Spaniards at Kirkwall, 370; Erroll reconciled with, ib.; warns the King to make certain of loyalty of the rebels of the Brig of Dee, ib.; advises the Queen, 371; (Lord Thirlestane) Chancellor and Secretary, (1587) 372, 373, 374; Bothwell set at liberty with his help, 375; one of Council to govern during the King's absence, 376; from Sir Richard Cockburn (11 Aug., 1590), ib.; asked to deal with counterfeiters; to communicate with Burghley, through James Hudson, 376-7; to Burghley (13 Aug., 1590), expressing hope of continued friendship between Scotland and England, 377-8; informs Bowes of the King's dealings with associates of Brig of Dee, 379; would confine Erroll, ib.; the King of France writes to, about renewal of the old League, and the Scottish guard there, 380; moves that fugitives on the Borders be apprehended, 381; said to be seeking office of Captain of the Castle, ib.; Lord Fleming commended to him, 382; commended by Elizabeth and Burghley, ib.; differences with Master of Glamis, ib.; seven articles submitted to, by Bowes, 383; concord between, and nobles, 386-7; acquainted with favourable consideration of redress to Scotsmen in England, 390; Bowes confers with, concerning league between Scotland, England and France, ib.; agrees to interchange of fugitives with England, 391; against making Bothwell lieutenant general of the Borders, ib.; relations with Glamis and Brig of Dee confederates, ib.; Huntly seeks reconciliation with, 392; refuses to subscribe band with Stewarts, ib.; Bowes hopes agreement between, and Glamis, may keep peace, 395; has interest in the laird of Buccleuch; receives Colonel Stewart's letters, 397; pleased with news from France; appointed to deal with Border causes; conference with, about Brig of Dee confederates, 399400; papists seek to deal with, 400; letters to, from Colonel Stewart, disappointing; asks that Buccleuch may be entertained in London; Huntly seeks his favour; mediation between Bothwell and Cesford; seeks favour for Sir William Keith; pamphlet against Bancroft presented to him, 401; 403; papists seek favour with, 404; confers with Bowes regarding papists, 409; annoyed with Bancroft; his dealings with the Borders, 410; papists plot his overthrow, 412; alarmed about papists; reveals their dealings with him, 413; receives news from France; refuses to be bribed by papists; plots to overthrow; strong feeling against, in the King's Chamber, 415-6; and election of provost of Jedburgh, 416; feeling against, over reform in the Council, ib.; thinks favourably of the Master of Glamis, 417; to Burghley (10 Nov. 1590), recommending Captain Renton, ib.; Bowes seeks to reconcile, to Lord Spynie and Sir George Hume; the King's feelings towards, 419; intrigues with, and the Master of Glamis, in the King's house; his credit shaken; restored to favour, 421; further trouble likely between, and Glamis; differences between, and Morton, 422; favours Maxwell and Lugton, ib.; likely to be accused by the Master of Gray and others; confident in the King's favour, 423; reform in abuses of the King's revenues will concern, 424; said to have intelligence with Huntly and papists; discord between, and Glamis, ib.; warns the King against Brig of Dee faction; is devoted to Elizabeth, 429; letter to, from Robert Bruce in Flanders, 430; seemingly reconciled with Glamis, ib.; sets forth the King's resolutions concerning Huntly's disturbance, Bancroft, and redress in the Borders, in letter to Burghley (7 Dec. 1590), 431-2; bond relating to his proposed overthrow; warned by Bowes; Glamis offers support to, 432-3; agreement of, with Huntly; commanded by the King to write to Burghley, 434; troubled by Cesford's murder of Carr, ib.; directed by the King to take order with Bothwell for Liddesdale, 435; unfriendly to Archibald Douglas, 436; hopes discord fostered against him by Gray is allayed, 437; against grant of lieutenancy to Huntly; agrees with Huntly; jealousies between, and Glamis, 438-9; attempt against life of, by Huntly (1589), 439; confident of failure of plot against himself, 441; reconciliation between, and Glamis, ib.; with Bowes about Border causes; Erroll makes overtures to, 442; jealousy between, and Glamis; attitude to other nobles, 443; from Burghley; Burghley's friendship with his brother Lethington; advice to, against papist conspirators, 444-5; thinks Burghley's letter too sharp to show the King, but seeks to influence him accordingly, 446; shows Burghley's letter to the King; Elizabeth's thanks to, 448; recommends young Cesford, ib.; demands delivery of John Dickson, 449; attempts to draw Maxwell from, ib.; not much hope of reconciliation with Glamis, 451; Bowes pushes matter of reconciliation, 452; reconciliation with Glamis hoped for, 453; the King sends for, 453-4; not yet reconciled with Glamis, 457; suspects assembly of noblemen, 459; plot against; attempts to reconcile, and Glamis; opinions of new councillors, ib.; distrusts Huntly; seeks friendship with Atholl, Moray, and the Stewarts, 460; begs Burghley's favour for Buccleuch, 460; at his niece's marriage, 467; reconciled with King's Chamber; suspects plots; favoured by the King; hinders Cassillis' marriage with Argyle's sister; his relations with Crawford, Glamis, and Morton, 468-9; does not uphold Sir James Hume; Bowes speaks to, on behalf of Hume, and concerning O'Rourke, 470-1; and the Marches, 471; in financial difficulties, 473-5; Hudson's note shown to; friendly to Hudson, 475; deals with papist plot (17 Dec. 1590), 477; writes to Burghley (Dec. 1590), ib.; to be of the King's Council (7-8 Aug. 1590), 479; memorial given to by Bowes (6 Aug. 1590), ib.; memorial delivered by (13 Aug. 1590), ib.; thinks himself secure; his advice, about redress on the Borders; not friendly with Morton and Glamis, 481; attempts to reconcile, and Hamilton, 482; tells Bowes of request of Westmoreland and other rebels; Elizabeth's message to, 483; deliberations with Bowes concerning Borders, 485; influences Council about O'Rourke, 487; reports of attempt against, 488; letter from Westmoreland; insists on good behaviour of Macdonald, 488; 491; the King's debts to, ib.; helps in connection with O'Rourke, 492; thanked by Elizabeth for information about Westmoreland; seeks to follow her advice, 493; to be paid from the King's pension, 494; Glamis denies plot to slay, ib.; Sir James Stewart working against, ib.; said to have been underhand with Bothwell and Hume, ib.; the King and Queen ready to visit, ib.; his dealings with Carr and Elliott, 501; Bowes urges him to act against papists, 501-2; Bowes desires Elizabeth to thank, ib.; examines Bothwell, 504; resigns office of secretary, 505; anxious for trade between Ireland and Glasgow, ib.; commissioned to examine Bothwell, 506; writes sharply to Huntly, 507; pleads with the King on behalf of Lennox, ib.; his nephew, Cockburn, made secretary, ib.; from James VI (April, 1591) chiding him for finding fault with his revocation, 508; charged with sundry business, 509-10; tries to discover truth about Bothwell, 511; Lady Bothwell seeks his help, 513; acquainted with arrival of Spanish Navy at Cornwall, 518-9; leaves George Carr alone, 520; intrigues against, ib.; the King tries to mediate between, and Glamis, ib.; from the Privy Council (of England) (10 June, 1591), concerning Archibald Johnston, 525-8; 530; warned by Bowes, 531; letter to, from the King, concerning Bothwell, ib.; Huntly and Marischal plot against, 532; his directions about Bothwell, 533; Bothwell complains of severity of his conditions, 535; Bothwell to appeal to, 536; Marischal and Errol not unfriendly towards, 536; blamed for the King's revocation of grants, ib.; hatred of, 537; commissioned to treat with Bothwell, 540; to help in Border affairs, ib.; feeling against, 541; accusation of, by William Hunter; thought to favour Bothwell; danger to, 542-3; asked to show favour to William Hunter, 544; to consult with the King and Council about pirates, and redress in Liddesdale, 5456; charges against, examined by the King, 546-7; keeping of Edinburgh Castle may be given to, 547; conspiracies against, ib., 548; on his guard, ib.; promises Bowes copy of letter from Parma, 549; plot against life of; unsuccessful in apprehending Bothwell, 5501; Edinburgh Castle may be given to, 551; begs mediation of Elizabeth on behalf of young Cesford, 552; reconciliation between Lord Hume and, 554; Buccleuch's meeting with Bothwell and Hume reported to, ib.; relations of, with Glamis, 556; with Marishal, ib.; the King's favour to; dangers to, ib.; Buccleuch grateful to, 557; goes to Lethington, 559; refuses to be reconciled with Glamis, 560; slaying of William Carr will make mischief between, and Glamis, 561; Glamis' actions against; Earl of Marishal with, 564; reconciled with Hume, 564-5; attempts to reconcile, and Glamis; Bowes with, at Lethington, 566; warns the King of Bothwell's conspiracy; Bothwell said to be seeking goodwill of; in favour with the King; no reconciliation between, and Glamis, 567; warns the King of Bothwell's conspiracy; relations of, with Caithness and Bothwell; the King offended at; enemies of, seek his disgrace, 568-9; the King stands by; evil spoken of by nobles, 574; disliked because of the warding of Glamis, 575; follows the King in search for Bothwell, 578; ready to surprise Catholics at Colonel Sempill's, 579; Lady Bothwell bitter against; he mistrusts Bothwell, 581; deposition of Bothwell's servant in presence of, 581; dangers from Jesuits to be brought to notice of, 583; Jesuits fear reconciliation between, and Bothwell, 586; prefers Montrose for office in Session, 586; relations of, with Glamis; proposed marriage of his daughter with son of Glamis, 586-7; answers and orders, concerning the Borders, resolved by, 589; blamed by Glamis for his disgrace, 590; plans to reconcile, with Glamis, ib., 592, 593; no agreement between, and Archibald Douglas, 594; intentions of, concerning Edinburgh Castle, ib.; Hudson consults, regarding possible danger to the State, ib.; appreciated by the King, 595; efforts to conciliate, and Glamis, 596-7; secret efforts of, to possess the Castle, ib.; danger of quarrel between, and Glamis; and the captaincy of Edinburgh Castle; courage and discretion of; deserves recognition from Elizabeth and Burghley; to further Cesford's suit, 598-601; may prevent Argyle's marriage with Morton's daughter, to limit power of Glamis, 601; Aston sees, concerning keepership of Liddesdale; the King angry with, because Cesford has not accepted, 602: enmity between, and Glamis, ib.; several noblemen meditate motion to the King against; dealings of, with Crawford; no reconciliation with Glamis, 608; no agreement with Glamis; house of, attacked by Bothwell and others, 609-10; a protestant, well-affected to England, 612; Adamson declares he wrote 'the King's Declaration' because of, 613; puts trust in Maxwell and Montrose, 615; 616; 617; 618; Montrose and Maxwell in Court for safety of, 619; bullet from window of, kills Robert Scott, ib.; not satisfied with Estmythe's confession, 621; jealousies between, and Lennox; friendly towards Hamilton, Huntly, and others, 622; from Burghley (20 Jan., 1591-2), a warning against Jesuits, 623-4; continued disagreement between, and Glamis, 625-7; ill-feeling of other nobles against, ib.; and captaincy of Castle, 626; out of favour with the Queen, ib.; attempts to incense the King and Queen against, 628; anxious for captaincy of Edinburgh Castle, ib., 629; further attempts at agreement between, and Glamis, ib.; seeks to reconcile discontents; still ill-feeling against; doubtful agreement between, and Glamis; Bothwell's ingratitude to, 630-1; dealings of, with Morton, Glamis, and other noblemen, 632-3; writes to Hudson concerning James Mowbray, 636; eager to avenge Moray, 637-8; to Hudson (11 Feb.), 639; blamed for Huntly's commission, 638640; to go west with the King; illfeeling against, 642; seeks leave to depart from Scotland; warned against the King delivering Huntly, 645; keeping of Dumbarton Castle suggested for, 646; intercedes for Smallet, 648; blamed for Moray's death; should go away for a time, 648-9; still suspected by Moray's friends; no agreement with Glamis, 650; 652; approves of avenging Moray's death; in better favour with the Council, Glamis and others, 653-4; at Linlithgow; Edinburgh displeased, ib.; at Linlithgow; decides to face his accusers at Court, 655-6; efforts to unite, to Morton, Mar and others, 657; attitude of, to Huntly, 658; jealousies against, because of Huntly, ib.; at Linlithgow, 659; asked to protect English fishermen from Spaniards, 660; reconciliation between, and Glamis; persuades the King to return to Edinburgh; pleases Moray's friends, ib.; moves the King to hold Convention for reform, 663; warned of danger to the King and himself; his lodging guarded; his attitude to Huntly, 664; at Lethington; refuses to come to Court before the Convention, 668; hope of final agreement between, and Glamis, ib.; 670; friendly with Morton and Mar, 671; the Lindsays against his agreement with Glamis, ib.; the Queen against, ib.; desires keepership of Edinburgh Castle, ib.; desires keepership of Castle for Mar, 673-4; meets the King, 674; 677; 681; Privy Councillor, 683; has conference with Bowes; Elizabeth's interest in; his zeal for reform and justice; plot against, 684; attempts to reconcile the Queen to; Marishal shews favour to, 687; Bowes talks with, at Lethington, 694; attempts to bribe, 696; out of favour with the King over Huntly, 697; sickness of; the King to go to, at Lethington, 698; the King confides in, 699; from Sir Richard Cockburn (21 June, 1592); same (23 June), 703; suspects Dundas of slaying Richard Spence, ib.; receives information about Bothwell; warns the King; leaves Lethington guarded, 707-8; his provision for safety, 709; from Cockburn (June, 1592), instructions from the King, 710; same, ib.; in the King's favour, 712; Bowes confers with, concerning the King's intentions, 725; his opinion of Clark and other suspects, 728; watches affairs, 729; warned by Bowes against Bothwell, 732; information about Parma from, 733; appointed guardian of Mar's children; prefers Erskine as keeper of Castle, 734; order by, against Spaniards; warned of Bothwell's fresh raid, 735-6; proclamation against Bothwell signed by, 739; 740; prevents fight between parties of Hume and Carr, 741; advises Bowes not to urge access to the King, 746; to interrogate Holt's emissary, 747-8; favours postponing Fintry's examination, 750; displeased with intrigues of Sir George Hume, 751-2; to bring Bothwell to the King; threatened by Lennox, Hume and Glamis, 753-4; the Queen incensed against, 755; would agree with Bothwell, ib.; danger to, from enmity with Lennox and Glamis; the King not likely to remove; in disgrace with the Queen, 756-7; the King refuses to believe ill of; still in danger, 759; Lennox and Glamis hostile to; the King favours; called with Council of Dalkeith, 762; the King reconciles him and Lennox; tries also with Glamis; attempts to weaken power of, 763-5; Robert Bruce (suspect) makes offers to, 766; discord between him and Glamis serious; the King sees his danger, 768; reported to be with Cesford; appointed Ambassador in France; his family taken under royal protection (6 Sept. 1592), 769-770; his appointment as Ambassador to France and England, 773; his embassy; the King continues friendly to, 774-5; relations with Glamis broken off; his appointment to leave Scotland; new faction against; meets Maxwell; evil reports of, given to the King, 776-7; (Menelaus) advised to remain in Scotland; his leave to travel; Bothwell's adversary, 780-1; advised by Bowes to postpone departure to England, 783; the King continues to favour; the Queen displeased with; still in Scotland, 787-9; the King's feelings towards; to sue for the Queen's favour, 793; likely to return to Court again, 800; designs against, 801; attitude of the King, the Queen, and Elizabeth towards, 803; Bowes' supposed letter to, 806; recall of Sir James Stewart to Court likely to harm, 809; question of his reception in England, ib.; and commission to Elizabeth; seeks again the King's service; enmity of Lennox and Hume; relations with Mar and Glamis, 810-11; plan to accuse and remove; refuses to resign office to Mar; confident in the King's favour, 813-4; unwilling to go to England, 819; charges against; Lennox and Stewart against, 820-1; attempts to reconcile, with Lennox, and gain the Queen's favour, 824; (Schebna) Bothwell's accusations against, 827; to forward league with Denmark, 844, 850, 861; from Bowes (16 Feb. 1589-90), 848; same (22 Mar. 1589-90), 860; conference with Bowes, 864, 865.

Maitland, Lady: to receive Anne of Denmark, 186.

——, William, of Lethington: Burghley's old friendship for, 444.

Makerston, lord of: and the Mint, 325.

Maktry: See Mackay.

Malcankers: See Libel against the ministers.

Maliverer, Sir Richard, Sheriff of Yorkshire: Earl of Lincoln's letters to be directed to, 176.

Mallory . . . .: Bowes does not find well disposed, 581.

Malton: 388.

Man, Isle of: 253; 690; Jesuits pretend it will be taken for Spain, 829.

Manderston, Hume of: See Hume, Alexander.

Mandeville: suspicious letters addressed to, as John Black, 794; confers with James Gordon, 812.

Mangerton (Mangertoun), Laird of: dealings of Cesford with, concerning Liddesdale, 628; house of, to be rased, 786.

Manville . . . .: 59.

Mar, Countess of: to wait upon the Queen, 186, 262.

——, Earl of (John Erskine, 7th Earl): at council committing Huntly, 2; supports the Chancellor, 15; with the King, 25, 36; accompanies the King against Bothwell, 28, 60, 61; 30; family connections of, 31; 33; seeks Bothwell, 40; quarrel with Hamilton, 54; with the King, 61, 62; assists the King, 67; on jury at trial of Earls, 84; promises to help the rebels, 92; with the Master of Glamis, 102; at Blackness, 113; mediator for Erroll, 137; well affected to England, 152; likely to be at marriage of James VI, 158; to reside in Edinburgh during the absence of the King, 180; Asheby to deal with, 182; sent for by Privy Council, 187; sent for to complete Council, 242; 252; to be present at the King's landing, 262, 275; commends Richard Wigmore, 263; to be tutor for Argyle, 280; to be at the coronation, 289; conducts Earl of Worcester to Edinburgh, 324; Erroll brought to the King by, 335; with Maitland to arrange matters between him and Erroll, 351, 352; in the plot against Maitland, 355; Erroll conveyed to Maitland by, 357; member of Privy Council (1587), 372, 373, 374; the King rides with, 453; 491; Bothwell seeks favour of, 512; called to assist the King, 554; to be with Glamis, 564; sent to bring Argyle to the King, 574; to further agreement between Crawford and Glamis, 592; strives to reconcile Maitland and Glamis, 593, 597, 629; a protestant; well affected to England, 612; 620; brings Maitland and Morton together, 632; bent on revenge for murder of Moray, 636-8; against Huntly, 644; move for friendship between, and Maitland, 650, 653; returns to Stirling, 652; at Linlithgow, 655; anxious to apprehend Huntly, 656; efforts to unite, to Maitland, Morton, and others, 657; brings Maitland and Glamis together; the King expects, to pursue Bothwell, 660-1; moves the King to hold convention for reform, 663; accused by Hamilton of plot against Maitland, 664; to meet nobles in Edinburgh; to seek justice for Moray's death, 666; mediator between Maitland and Glamis, 668; persuades Atholl to go to the King, 670; friendly with Maitland; suitor for keepership of Edinburgh Castle, 671, 672, 673-4, 676; Privy Councillor, 683; Lennox to give over interest in Edinburgh Castle to; his gratitude to Elizabeth, 684; and the Queen's reconciliation with Maitland, 687; in possession of Edinburgh Castle, 693; Bowes talks with, 694; will have nothing to do with Bothwell, 697; at Stirling, to inquire into Calder's murder, 704, 705; notes on, 714; faithful to the King, 718; does not want Angus to be warded with him, 729; dangerously ill, 730; death of, expected, 733; makes will; requests the King to appoint Erskine to Edinburgh Castle, 734; 742; intrigue to bring into favour at Court, 751; to bring Bothwell to the King, 753; expected to be of the King's Court; to be guarantee for Erroll; recovery of, 755-6; in the King's favour; writes kindly to Maitland; to call the King's attention to danger of factions, 759; strives to reconcile Lennox and Glamis with Maitland, 762; refuses to interfere with Spynie's removal to Stirling, 763; cautioner for Maitland, 764; his proposed marriage with Lennox's sister, 765; devotion to public service, 768; 769; to be of the assize to examine Spynie, 771; Angus and Erroll beholden to; against alteration of officers of State, 772; the ministers and his proposed marriage, 773; attendant upon the King; to meet Bothwell's wife, 774-776; new faction want him to be Chancellor, 776; the Chancellorship refused by; betrothed to Mary Stewart, sister of Lennox; ill, 777-8; too ill to ride with the King; probable date of his marriage, 780; with the King; favours Maitland's embassy to England; reported (in error) as prisoner in Edinburgh Castle; Bothwell writes to, 781; 782; ill, his marriage postponed, 783; Colville pleads with, about Bothwell, 787; 789; writes to Douglas about Maitland, 793; not yet able to be at Court, 794; still very weak, 801; and rumour of Bothwell's submission, 810; ready to befriend Maitland, 811; to 'party' Lennox; Maitland refuses to yield office to; questioned by the King about Glamis, 813-5; (Sempronius) 818; advises the King; relations with Glamis, cold, 820-1; practice against, 823; Lennox to follow advice of, 824.

Mar, George, burgomaster of Elsinore: wants to transport cloth from England free of duty, 277.

——: lands in, 30, 31.

March, Earl of: 32.

——: lands in, 31, 32.

Marches, the: Lord Maxwell and Lord Scrope to keep order there during the King's absence, 178; the chief barons within bounds of, to assist Lord John Hamilton during the King's absence, 180; gentlemen from, convene at Peebles, 207; the Bishop of Derry means to return to Scotland by, 284; bonds taken from landlords in, 375; orders to preserve peace in, 391; inhabitants of, "filed," to be delivered, 446-7; offenders to be answerable according to law of, 458-9; representatives from, should confer, 471; hope of peace on, 515; 541; Bothwell to be kept out of, 543; redress in, 628; 700; 703; justice to be executed in, 792; Maxwell keeps to, 808; See also Borders; Wardens.

—— (of England): officers of, meet Bothwell, 458; passport to travel in, for Lord Hume, 559.

——, East: 166; wardenry of, 460; witches to be delivered to deputy warden, 463; disturbance by Bothwell in, 548; sheriffs of, ib.; warden of, 620; See Hume, Alexander, Lord.

Marches, East and Middle (of England): Master of Gray said to have been in, 791.

—— Middle, of Scotland: 140; 166; disorders in the borders of, 205; warden of, files bills, 253; English bills filed at, 471; promise of peace in, 544; warden of, 614; 663; information about Bothwell and warnings from, 707; Warden of: See Cesford, Laird of.

—— —— (of England): bills for, between, and Liddesdale, 399; promises of redress to be made for bills of, 454-6, 477.

—— West: Lord Scrope warden of, 178; twenty-five men employed in keeping peace there, 207; Maxwell desires to be warden of, 368; Sir John Carmichael to be warden, 384; his good offices in, 404, 411; 477; pledge to Lord Scrope for, 486; redress promised in, 545-6; 569; 620; Carmichael wants to resign, 701; Scots make raids in, 810; justice hindered in, 823; wardens of, See Carmichael, Sir John; Maxwell, Lord.

—— —— (of England): bills for, between, and Liddesdale, 399; raids in, 420; redress for outrages in, 540; redress in, difficult, 564; 700; spoiling in, 823.

——, Wardens of: accompany the King against Bothwell, 28; asked to stay preparation of provisions, 159; complaint against, by Sir John Selby, 166; asked to make preparation for the King's wedding, 168; commanded to assist Crawford and Sanquhar on their journey, 292; (East and Middle) request that wardens keep their accustomed meetings, 312; to send certificates to Maitland and Hay, 399; letters to, from the King, to discharge prisoners unlawfully taken, 414; (West and Middle) Bothwell demands delivery of offenders from, 447; (West) to be discharged of offences in England, 411; (West) Sir John Carmichael wishes to resign post as, 450; redress ought to be left to, 471; sureties promised to, 471; Maxwell and Hume sureties to, 472; to administer justice, 481; to confer with English representatives about redress, 485; 629; the Lord Warden meets Maitland, 776-7; returns home, 800.

—— —— (English): their certificates to Bowes, 399; Bowes writes to, concerning Border causes, 442; delivery to, of Scots, "filed," 447; warned to proceed with redress, 451; Bothwell promises to deliver persons filed to, 456; James VI. expects assistance from, 540; 560; asked to help against Bothwell's followers, 711; ordered to apprehend Scottish rebels, 757.

Margaret, wife of James IV: 296.

Marian, Irish (Erish Marioun): a witch, burnt at Haddington, 467.

Marishal, Countess: still keeps Dunottar, 674.

——, Earl (George Keith): (Marshall, Mershall) friendship with Huntly and the Chancellor, 4, 6; going to Denmark, 11; supports the Chancellor, 15; the King sends letter to, 25; gathers forces for the King, 28, 36, 60; family connections of, 31; 33; 34; 37; the King at his house, 42, 60; against the Douglases, 54; with the King, 61, 62; joins with the Chancellor—dislikes the return of the Master of Gray, 64; made King's lieutenant, 75; to visit five princes of the Empire on behalf of the King, 77; on jury at trial of Earls, 84; stops preparations for voyage to Denmark, 87, 88; to proceed, ib., 103; to go to the King—to proceed to Dundee, 90; promises to help the rebels, 92; to use Elizabeth's money to go to Denmark, 94, 95; to bring the Danish princess back with him—jealousy of Peter Young, 96, 97; instructions to, as Commissioner for Denmark, 103, 113; his brother stays ship of Francis Clarkston, 105; leaves for Denmark, 108, 129; arrives at Copenhagen, 115; his reception, 116, 122, 129; new terms with Denmark since his departure, 121; sends, and awaits return of, Dingwall and others, 123, 125, 126, 129, 130; awaits Dingwall in Germany, 132; well affected to England, 152; likely to be at marriage of James VI, 158; one of his train brings report from Anne of Denmark, 167; sends Colonel Stewart and John Skene to Denmark, ib.; 175; his first instructions for Denmark, 212; dissension in Norway between him and the Chancellor, 221; suit made to the King to relieve him and his friends, ib.; trouble between him and Maitland, 256; thought to be against Maitland, 285; to be at the coronation, 289; reconciliation and relations with Maitland, 294, 296, 299; member of Privy Council (1587), 372, 373, 374; Glamis expected to settle discord between, and others, 423; likely to side with Glamis against Maitland, 443; relations with Glamis; agreement between, and Huntly, 449; to convene with Huntly at Montrose, 454; convention with Huntly postponed, 456; sent from Denmark by the King (March 1589-90), 478; 491; Dacre goes to, 530; plots with Huntly against Maitland, 532; 535; in the King's favour, 536; Dacre returns to, ib.; 540; said to be with Hume and Bothwell, 543; in Edinburgh, 548; in plot against Maitland; escapes being put in prison, 550; tries to see the King, ib.; committed, ib.; likely to receive liberty; relations with Maitland, 556; set free, 560; Sir Alexander Stewart reported to have been in house of; with Maitland, 564; unites with others against Huntly, 586; to further agreement between Crawford and Glamis, 592; a protestant; well-affected to England, 612, 620; delivered from the Castle by influence of the Queen, 614; to bring men to Linlithgow, 644; to meet nobles in Edinburgh; to seek justice for Moray's death, 666; comes to Edinburgh, 669; taking of his house at Dunottar, 669, 670, 671; expects delivery of his house, 672; with his wife in Perth, 674; Privy Councillor, 683; works for reconciliation between the Queen and Maitland, 687; at Stirling, to inquire into Calder's murder, 705; notes on, 714; Bothwell, Gray and Colville with, 741; Master of Gray at house of, 749; intrigue to bring into favour at Court, 751; Erroll to satisfy, 756; to be added to King's attendants, 759; cautioner for Maitland, 764; to attempt agreement between Maitland and Glamis, ib.; to be of the assize to examine Spynie, 771.

Markets: change of day in Edinburgh, 794, 808.

Marque, letter of: presented to certain merchants, 433; forged, 854.

Marr, David: Hudson desires answer of his letter, 434.

Marshall (Marscheall), Edward: slain by pirates, 552.

——, John: merchant and burgess of Edinburgh, despoiled by pirates, 552.

Marshall, John: Douglas writes to Burghley on behalf of, 790.

——, Mr.: 194.

Marshalsea, the: 461.

Martin, Peter, of Lynn: mariner, examination of, 395.

——, Sir Richard: late mayor of London, letter from James VI. to, 183; depositions of coiners taken by, 457, 468.

——, . . . .: his house summoned, 713.

Marton, Mr. David: usher of the Queen's Chamber, 373.

Mary of Lorraine: See Lorraine.

Mary, Queen of Scots (Lady Marie, Queen of Scotts): discourse on the sentence of, 16; her murder, 24; family connections of, 29; 39; the Chancellor accused of helping to bring about her death, 44; James VI. blames the Scots for her death, 81; declaration of process against, 113; her death kept in memory, 128; 129; 142; 158; Jane Kenedie, her attendant, in England, 165; 179; Charles Baily with her at time of Darnley's murder, 287; Lord Claud Hamilton formerly devoted to, 442; restoration of her jewels hoped for, 501; attempt to accuse Regent Moray of treason towards, 643; last wishes of, relating to the King of Spain, 727; Sir Robert Melville one of her ambassadors, 819.

Massie, M. Castro: secretary to Duke of Savoy, 236.

Masterton, Captain: Bothwell sups with, 236; Bothwell escapes from house of, 577, 580.

Mattelem, Christopherus: 795-6.

Matzon, Stephen, lieutenant: from Denmark, 289.

Maurice, Count: 140; Sir Alexander Stewart received by in Holland, 545, 549.

——, Duke: Bellenden to go to, 256.

Mauvissière, (Movisher) Monsieur de, (Sieur de Castelnau): 18.

Maw (Maye), Laird of: letters to, counterfeited, 286.

Maxspadene, Archibald: merchant of Ayr, despoiled of his goods, 237, 238.

Maxwell, Herbert: 703.

——, John, of Nether Pollok: to be surety for Lord Maxwell, 472.

—— (Maxuel), Lord, John: in prison, 12; family connections of; claims earldom of Morton, 32; Colville forced to seek his assistance, 78; to be kept prisoner, 90; claims to be Earl of Morton; likely to be at marriage of James VI, 158; lodged in a burgher's house in Edinburgh, 155; conveys Dacre to his lodging, 159; to assist Lord John Hamilton during the King's absence, 178, 180; asked to join Catholic faction, 200; his wife sister to Bothwell's wife, 202; at Peebles with Lord Hamilton, 202, 207; no fear of the Borders if he prove constant, 207; goes to Edinburgh, 207; his claim to the earldom of Morton, 207, 212; Hamilton to persuade him to continue loyal, 210; trouble between him and Morton, 215; the Hamiltons assist him, ib.; present at Council, 215; Spaniards in communication with, 242; not to be trusted, 250, 259; has his men in readiness, 259; rumour that he is going to Edinburgh, 264; "instrumentes" appointed to travail with, 266; Lord Scrope to watch, 270; agreement with Laird of Johnstone and, 286; letters to, counterfeited, 286; disposed to keep peace in Borders, but suspected of designs with papists, 348; desires wardenry of West Marches, 368; his devotion to Elizabeth, and to preservation of peace on the Borders; his aims in religion, 371; favourably received by the King, 376; called before the Assembly of the Church, 382; letters of credit from, to Parma, 400; Maitland shows favour to, 422, 424; the Stewarts hope he will join them, 437; offers services to Elizabeth, through Bowes, 438; refers to Scrope for proof of good behaviour; advises Huntly against the Pope and Spain, 442; Maitland tries to be friendly with, 443; his reconciliation with Morton attempted; Glamis tries to draw, from Maitland, 449; his promises of redress on the Borders, 451, 454-5; warrant granted to, by James VI, 452; list of those filed in bills, on his lands, 455; promises to send certain men as sureties, ib.; his friends ready to assemble to help against Morton; restrained by the King, 457; hangs two Johnstons. 458, 477; disturbances likely, 458; suggested as new Councillor, 459; surety for his men, 471, 477; fails to present his men; charged by the King, 472; presents 'faulters' for bill of Mindrum, 481; suspected of papistry, 482; some of his men surrender to Bothwell, 486; 491; called to assist the King, 554; may profit by Morton's downfall, 590; offers guard for Parliament, 608; Maitland puts trust in, 615; continues in Court for safety of Maitland, 619, 625-6; warden of the West March, a papist—not well affected to England, 620; likely to be friendly with Maitland, 622; to go to the West with the King, 642; favours Huntly, 644; letters from Flanders for, 646; 649; excuses himself from joining Huntly, 653; returns home, 655; reconciliation of, with Johnstone, 686; rumours concerning, 694; the King writes to, 700; offers to clear himself from suspicion, 701; proclamation from James VI (17 June, 1592) concerning quietness on Borders, 701-2; expected by the King, 703; to cross the Forth, 704; offers to leave Bothwell, 705; clears himself; returns to the King; sent after Bothwell, 707-8; proclaimed lieutenant; in Annan; brings in prisoners, 709; Bothwell's plot disclosed by; in favour with the King; may get Lochmaben, 712; notes on, 715; takes Graham and other prisoners, 716; reports death of Bothwell, 720; Francis Graham taken by, 724; to bring in those guilty of Falkland raid, 730; Warden of West Marches; Lowther ordered to help, 741; to bring in Brown, Commendator of Newabbey, 747; the Court afraid of him levying forces; meeting with Maitland, 774-7; prepares ensigns; gives information to the King against Bothwell, 779-80; accuses Angus, 781; disagreement between barons and, 783; to attend the King at Jedburgh, 789; writes to Lowther about Scottish rebels in England, 791-2; in Galloway, 800; 803; Andrew Clark gives assurance for, to King of Spain, 804; keeps out of raid; devoted to Elizabeth, 808; shows bill of Falkland to Lowther, 8223; letter to him from Captain Jaen de Merida, 838; alleged to have returned to popery, 841, 850; to assist in repressing Border raids, 845.

Maxwell, 'Old' Earl: 32.

——, Robert: a rebel, 44; with Bothwell, 61.

Maxwell, Robert (brother of Lord Maxwell): Bothwell's plot disclosed by, 712.

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

——, William: See Herries, Lord.

Maxwells, the: 122.

May, Isle of: Spanish barque at back of, 259, 263, 346; bought by Bothwell; meeting place of Spaniards, 450; Bothwell near, 700; laird of, See Cunningham.

——, Marquess de: See Barns, Laird of.

Maye, The: 603.

Mearns: 30; 31; 32.

Mecklenburg: the Queen Mother of Denmark to journey to, 313.

——, Duke of: (Miglebourgh) invited to Scotland, 257; (Miclebroughe) to be with James VI. at Elsinore, 275; league between, and protestant countries, proposed, 291; commission addressed mainly to him and a few others, 314; negotiations with, by James VI, against Spain, 339; (Meckelburk) to be at assembly of Brunswick, 341; (Meckellburgh) to send declaration to princes at war, 342; enters a league for defence of religion, 863, 864, 865.

Medina, Don John de: See Modena.

Meffan: See Methven.

Meiklour (Moncklure): Bothwell's visit to, 841.

Meldrum, George, Laird of Fyvie: returns from Paris, 124, 138; a papist, 138, 147.

——, Laird of: protests Huntly's innocence, 655.

Melginch (Meggins): Montrose and others meet Errol there, 285.

Melinstall, Father Dondelius: 796.

Melrose, Commendator of: to be at the coronation, 289.

Melville (Melvin), Mr. Andrew: preacher at St. Andrews, 491; petitions for redress, 745.

——, Andrew: extraordinary Master of Household, 372.

——, Sir James, of Hallhill: 364; 380; 581.

——, Mr. James: 226.

——, Sir John, of Carnbie: 577.

—— (Melliwell), Mr. Patrick: 498.

——, Sir Robert: at Pringle's examination, 17; 38; one of the few friendly to England, 73; with the King, 115; goes to Elizabeth, 124, 125, 126, 127, 130; to be of the Council during the King's absence 179; Asheby to deal with, 182; in Council, 184, 187; to receive Anne of Denmark, 186; 191; confers with Lord Hamilton and others about the Borders, 197, 198; moves that the Council write to the King, 203; Fowler writes to Walsingham about Asheby at the request of, 215; mention of letter on Asheby's behalf to be made to, 222; meeting of Council to be held on his return from Fife, 252; returns from the King with letters, 256; letter to Elizabeth (22 April, 1590) signed by, 280; to forward match between Erroll and Morton's daughter, 281; gets creditors of late Thomas Fowler to pay their debts to the King, 322; mediator in the purchase of Liddesdale, 322; money due to Thomas Fowler to be brought to, 330; Deputy Treasurer (1587), 372, 373, 374; one of Council to govern during the King's absence, 376; informed about James Gordon, 395; conference with, about the confederates of the Brig of Dee, 400; reconciles Maitland and the King's Chamber, 416; depositions of coiners delivered to, 468; to be of the King's Council (7-8 August, 1590), 479; to Burghley (16 May, 1591), recommends a kinsman, 517; commissioned to treat with Bothwell, 540; to execute office of Lord Treasurer, 586, 590, 596, 614; (Murdocernye) chosen Privy Councillor, 683; 694; in the King's confidence, 696-7, 699; 698; to accompany Lennox, 703; receives rumours of conspirators, 704; Sempill and Browne taken by authority of, 721; displeased at intrigues of Sir George Hume, 751-2; prepares to defend Maitland, 753-4; to urge reform in the Council, 759; in favour with the King; sent for to Dalkeith, 762; the King shows favour to, 772; reconciled with Glamis; to hold office of vice-treasurer, 778; has leave to proceed to Flanders; desires Elizabeth's safe conduct, 808; Bowes and safe conduct of, 809; Lennox to follow advice of, 824; subscribes King's remission to Bruce, 825; desires Elizabeth to write to the King urging his return, 839; attempt to kill him, 857.

Melville, Sir Robert, Provost of Edinburgh: 719.

——, Sir Robert (younger) of Burntisland: made knight (June, 1592), 683; to go to Germany, 742; intends to travel abroad, 819.

Melville, Rev. Robert: at Kincardine, 218.

——, William (brother of Sir James): chosen as commissioner for Spain, 380.

Melvin: See Melville.

Melwood: letter dated at, 156.

Mendoza, Don Bernardino: Morgan's pension paid by, 231.

Menis, M. de [? Menzies], 155.

Menteith: 31.

——, Countess of: 31; 33.

——, Earl of: family connections of, 30; 33; notes on, 714.

"Meny": intercepted letter of M. Stevenson dated at, 797; in cipher list, 799.

Menzies (Meynzeis, Minies), Robert: of Aberdeen, returns from Paris, 124, 138; a papist, 138; 147.

——, Thomas: (Minzes) mentioned in intercepted letter of M. Stevenson, 797.

Mercerie: in cipher list, 799.

Mercier: in cipher list, 799.

Merida, Jaen de: captain of the Spanish barque, 395; his examination, 837, 838, 856; at disposal of Bothwell, 840, 852; proposal to use him as a spy against Spain, 856.

Merse: See Berwickshire.

Methven (Meffan): barony of, 29.

—— Castle: home of Lennox, 713.

——, Lord (Methuen): 29; notes on, 715.

Metz: 795; 796; in cipher list, 799.

Mewri, Laird of: 30.

Michael (Josephus Michaele), Dr. Joseph: 330.

Middlemass (Myddilmest), William: brother of Laird of Greston, slain, 710.

Mildmay, Sir Walter: 475.

Mile End: letter dated at, 217.

—— —— Green (London), 229.

Milford Haven (Mylforde Heavin): 59; 393; 690.

Millbank, Mr.: 396.

Miller, Mr Thomas: from Master of Gray (4 Aug. 1592), begging him to speak to Burghley on his behalf, 744-5.

Millfield: in Northumberland, 629.

Mills, Mr. Francis: 48.

—— (Milnes), Thomas: from Asheby (15 July, 1589), 119; his courtesy to Asheby's nephew, Naunton, ib.

Millworth, Mr.: 197.

Milner, . . . .: a Scot at Elsinore, spreads rumour of English ships ready to intercept James VI., 293.

Mindrum (Myndrome): raid at, 328, 346, 348-9, 399, 845; bill of, 430, 447, 451, 454, 455, 456, 458, 471, 472, 477, 481, 486.

Minies: See Menzies.

Mint, the: reform in, 325.

Minto, Lord: brother of Walter Stewart, 373; (Mincto) signs band against Bothwell, 558.

Mitchell, Thomas: pardon for his murderer, 500.

Modena, Johan de (Medena): 18; 19-20; 108; 246.

Moffat, David: possible witness against Spynie, 801.

Molerto, Count Dermount: an Italian, sent to spoil English ships, 730.

Monck, Piter, admiral of Denmark, accompanies Anne to Scotland: 164, 289.

Mondorck, Laird of: his bond that the Spaniards should be returned in safety, 242.

Monteeth, James: Douglas writes to Burghley concerning, 799.

Montgomery, Alexander: See Eglinton, Earl of.

——, John: servant to Mr. Thomas Fowler; Fowler's papers of notes in his hands, 283; 313; suspected of dishonesty, 329; recommended to Burghley, 333, 361.

Montpansier, Monsieur de: 700.

Montrose: 9; 147; King's letter to, 151; meeting of the Huntly faction may not take place there, 257; represented at coronation, 289; 408; 409; 413; Huntly at, 454, 456, 460; Angus to remain at, 722; supposed ships of Elizabeth's navy at, 722; Jesuit at, 733; 740.

——, Countess of: 30.

——, Earl of (John Graham): the Laird of Auchincloich a counsellor of, 2; at Huntly's house in Dunfermline, 10; comes to Dunfermline, 26; excuses of, 27; 30; his family connections, ib.; 34; comes near Niddrie, ib.; flees to his house, 38; to meet Bothwell at Dalkeith, 44; his house taken by the King, 60; flees from his house, ib.; keeps away from the King, 71; 78; hopes for his lenity, ib.; summoned, 84; an offender, 84, 85; likely to bear the burden with Bothwell, 86; still lying out, 100; submits, 102, 113; relations with the Chancellor, 106; surrenders at Hamilton; at Dumbarton, 113; fined, 137; his uncle, Mr. Mungo Graham, dies at Edinburgh, 199; he comes to Edinburgh, 200; christening of Lord Fleming's child at his house, 202, 215, 218; Bothwell to reconcile him with Atholl, 264, 269, 271, 274, 276, 279; against the raising of the King's guard, 285; against marriage of Erroll and Mortons' daughter, ib.; to be at the coronation, 289; offers friendship to Maitland, 294, 298; Huntly tries to rouse, against Maitland, 298; the King's dealings with, 300; objects to articles presented by ministers, 325; to be warded, 334; member of Privy Council, (1587), 372, 373; one of Brig of Dee faction, 379; said to have mission of reconciliation from Maitland to Huntly, 424; Huntly said to have joined, 437; Maitland tries to be friendly with, 443; to convene with Huntly and others at Montrose, 454; meets Erroll and others, 470; 479; Huntly and Marishal commissioners for, 532; to bring Maitland and Bothwell together, 569; obtains office in Session; put forward by Maitland, 586; restored to office of Lord Treasurer; surrenders it to Sir Robert Melville, 590; goes home from Edinburgh, 593; not trusted, 611; (Montros, Montrosse) a papist, discontented, ib.; restored to office of Lord Treasurer, 614; friendly with Maitland, 615, 622; continues in Court, for safety of Maitland, 619, 625-6; his attitude to England, 620; 631; said to be a malcontent; fears return of Glamis to offices, 633; does not countenance Huntly, 653; sent as commissioner to Huntly, 658; Privy Councillor, 683; notes on, 714; favours Fintry in Council, 750; Crawford and forces of, 764; Andrew Clark gives assurance for (to King of Spain), 804; Bothwell stays at his house at Kincardine, 838; at Scone with Earl of Huntly and others, 849; protests loyalty to the King, ib.; offers assurances for his loyalty, 853; pleads for the Laird of Fintry, ib.

Montrose, old: (Ald Montrois) treasonable bond signed at by Huntly, 439.

Mony, Mr.: 18.

Monypenny, James, of Pitmill: 499.

——, Norman: 144.

Moray, Bishop of: quarrel with Sir William Keith, 54; interest in his see granted to Huntly by, 331; rival claims to his lands by Earl of Huntly and Earl of Moray, 839.

——, Countess of: 30, 31, 32; death of, 594; represents Queen Elizabeth at baptism of Bothwell's daughter, 842, 852; prefers a suit to the Queen, 582.

——, Earl of, James: (late Regent), 30; 31; 277; attempt to accuse, of treason, 643; those at murder of, 822.

—— —— (George Stewart): family connections of, 30; 32; the King with, 115; the King going to his house (Darnaway Castle), 117; his goodwill towards Elizabeth, 163; Bothwell tries to reconcile Huntly with, 196; in favour at Edinburgh, 202; Huntly has moved a quarrel against him, ib.; Bothwell to make a band with, 259; disagreement between him and Huntly, 264; causes of discord between them, 277; favoured by the King in opposition to Huntly, 277; Bothwell fails as mediator between him and Huntly, 279; to be at the coronation, 289; Bothwell seeks to draw him to the Chancellor, 352; gives bond for Bothwell, 380, 387; attempts to draw Maitland to subscribe band with Stewarts, 392; Glamis expected to settle discord between, and others, 423; Huntly seeks to surprise him and Atholl, 425, 428; commanded by the King to discharge forces, 428; Huntly's advance against, 431, 433; sent to Stirling, 434; comes to Edinburgh with large retinue; forced to give caution, 436-7; Bothwell takes part with, in the streets, 437; offers devotion to Elizabeth, through Bowes, 438; seeks help of Elizabeth with James VI; working against Huntly, 442; affairs with Huntly to be inquired into, 450; ill feeling between, and Huntly, continues; strikes Huntly's servant, 452; joins Bothwell; the King refuses him audience, 456-7; the King seeks to reconcile, with Huntly; Maitland seeks friendship with, 460; cautioner for, ib.; quarrels between, and Huntly, 462; well affected in religion and towards England, 463; feud against Huntly, 469, 477; surety for Bothwell (6 Aug. 1590), 479; Bothwell to compound feuds between, and other nobles, 482; reports of Huntly's attempts against, 488; to answer accusations, 497; cautioner for Bothwell, 531; Huntly interferes with fishings of, 541; unites with other nobles to withstand Huntly, 558, 572; many slain by, in feud, 574; feud of, not yet appeased, 575; meeting of, with Atholl and others, 587; to further agreement between Crawford and Glamis, 592; left out of the agreement with Huntly, 593; ruled by Huntly; finds little favour since death of his wife, 601; the King thought to be in peril from; 611; discontented, ib.; joins against Huntly, 613; slain by Huntly's party, 615, 633-5; the King and Maitland blamed for murder of, 639-40; the King tries to prevent burial of, in Edinburgh; petition of his mother, Lady Doune; attempt to declare a rebel; Ochiltree asked to avenge death of, 641; may be buried in St. Giles, ib.; desire to avenge death of; attempt to justify murder of, 643; date of burial fixed; friends of, sue for punishment of Huntly, 644-5; people roused by death of; the King promises justice to friends of, 648-9; his death to be avenged, 650-4; burial of, still deferred, 654; three lairds accused of slaying; Huntly protests innocence; bonds for appearance of Huntly, offered to mother of, 655; avenging of death of, 657, 658, 659; friends of, pleased with Maitland, 660; note of alliances of, by blood and marriage, sent by Bowes to Burghley, 661; friends of, despair of justice; decide on revenge, 662, 663; friends of, meet at Dunkeld, 664; nobles and friends of, meet in Edinburgh to seek justice for, 666; Bowes unable to supply pedigree of, 667; redress for slaughter of, 670, 674, 679; his mother's death, 679; justice for murder of, urged by Elizabeth, 681, 684; the King promises justice, 686; delay of burial and of execution of justice, blamed on friends of, 693; effects of his death on Bothwell's affairs, 695; Argyle in feud with Huntly over murder of, 701; delay of justice against his murderers, 705; renewed plans to avenge, 712; notes on, 713; outlawry for slaying of, 719; widespread desire to avenge death of, 722-3; the King's reply to Bowes concerning cause of, 725; 732; his friends disappointed at leniency towards Huntly, 741; petitions for justice for slaughter of, 745-6; guilt of Huntly's friends in murder of, 748, 760, 782; Bothwell anxious to avenge death of, 776; 789; Atholl's custody of lands of, 801; the Privy Council and justice for death of, 811; Atholl expected to avenge murder of, 815, 820; those at horn for slaughter of, released, 820; claims part of the Bishop of Moray's lands, 839.

Moray, Earl of (young): becomes ward of Lennox, 654, 674.

—— Firth: intended surprise of, 823.

——, house of: feud between, and house of Huntly may be appeased, 654.

——, shire of: (Murrayshire), 30; 45; 46; 60; 202; 204; sheriff slain by Huntly's party, 633-5; Bothwell and servants in, 634, 652; Atholl goes into, against Huntly, 811; 830.

Morbihan (Morbeane): river of, 705.

More, John: 229.

Moreham: 554.

Morgan, Thomas: his complaint against Father Holt and others—will send complaint to Rome, 229, 230; his suggestions to the Bishop of Dunblane—his protestations of service and loyalty, 230237.

Morham: 551; 701.

Morland (Morlans), Monsieur: employed in Scotland for King of France, 441, 477, 546; writes to the King, 548, 549.

Morley, John: 101.

Morpeth: 56; letters dated at, 218, 229.

Morphie, Laird of: 30.

Morris (Morice), Patrick: 407, 408.

Morrison, Gibbie: mentioned in intercepted letter of M. Stevenson, 797.

Morton, Countess of: the Queen desires, at Dalkeith, 650; brings her son-in-law Glamis to the King, 752.

——, Earl of: Archibald, son of, 491.

—— —— (John, Lord Maxwell): See Maxwell, Lord John.

—— —— (William Douglas, Laird of Lochleven): at council committing Huntly, 2; supports the Chancellor, 4; 15; the King sends letter to, 25, 27; gathers forces for the King, 28, 36, 60; family connections of, 30, 31, 32, 33; with the King, 61, 62; joins with the Chancellor—dislikes the return of the Master of Gray, 64; on jury at trial of Earls, 84; promises to help the rebels, 92; with Master of Glamis, 102; to be restored, 128; well affected to England, 152; to reside in Edinburgh during the absence of the King, 180; Asheby to deal with, 182; mortal hatred between him and Lord Hume, 195; dispute with Maxwell, 212, 215; his eldest son a slave in Algiers, 224; Privy Council's letter to Elizabeth signed by, 239; sent for to complete Council, 242; friendly to England, 250; commends Richard Wigmore, 263; brawl between his servants and Lord Hamilton's, 274; conference about his daughter's marriage with Erroll, 281; intrigues for and against the marriage of his daughter to Erroll, 285; to be at the coronation, 289; Erroll to marry his daughter, 311, 322; tries to persuade Erroll to reform, 325; Erroll seeks his influence with the Church, 331; marriage of his daughter postponed, ib.; Erroll brought to the King by, 335; marriage of Erroll and his daughter about to take place, 335; the King's displeasure with, 347, 351; has permission to return home, 352; relations with Maitland, 352, 355; aids Angus, 358; Privy Councillor, 374; to confine Erroll with displease; may cause him to join Huntly, 379; suggested marriage of daughter of, and Lennox, 410; differences between, and Maitland; Maitland against marriage of his daughter and Erroll, 422; likely to side with Glamis against Maitland, 443; reconciliation between, and Maxwell attempted, 449; procures revocation of grant to Maxwell, 452; his friends ready to assemble to help against Maxwell; restrained by the King, 457; suggested as new Councillor, 459; laird of Lugton obtains decree against; storms against Maitland, 469; daughter's marriage with Erroll, 479; fears lest the King should want his house, 481; Maitland unfriendly to, ib.; notes on genealogy of, 491; his suit to the King on behalf of Glamis, 586-7; father-in-law of Glamis, may be in disgrace if he favours Glamis, 590; to further agreement between Crawford and Glamis, 592; proposed marriage between daughter of, and Argyle, 601; his son in attack on the King, 609; a protestant, well affected to England, 612; suspected to be in outrage against the King, 618; Mar brings him and Maitland together, 632; bent on revenge for Moray's murder, 636-8; kept from attending the King, 642; against Huntly, 644-5; move of friendship between, and Maitland, 650, 653; the Queen desires, at Dalkeith, 650; proposed marriage of his daughter to Master of Orkney, 654; efforts to unite, to Maitland, Mar and others, 657; marriage of daughter of, and Master of Orkney, stopped by the King, 661; accused by Hamilton of plot against Maitland, 664; to meet nobles in Edinburgh; to seek justice for Moray's death, 666; friendly with Maitland, 671; Privy Councillor, 683; fatherin-law of Erroll, offers bonds for him, 686; marriage between daughter of, and Master of Orkney, broken off, 687; many against marriage of his daughter to Argyle, 687; will have nothing to do with Bothwell, 697; Argyle's marriage with his daughter likely, 701; Bowes warns the King through, 704; ready to help the King, 708; notes on, 714; considers claim of Polish noblemen for Buchan earldom, 730; with the King for safety, at Falkland, 732; his daughter married to Argyle, 736; 742; intrigue to bring into favour at Court, 751; to bring Bothwell to the King, 753; expected to be of the King's Court, 755-6; Stewart's accusation of Spynie referred to, 759; to be of the assize to examine Spynie, 771; attendant upon the King, 774, 776; new faction want him to be Chancellor, 776; his arms quartered with Maxwell's, 779; Councillor about the King; Bothwell writes to, 781; his son, a follower of Bothwell, 814; one of his daughters sought in marriage by the Duke of Lennox, 845.

Morton, earldom of: claimed by Lord Maxwell, 32; quarrel about, 207, 212, 215.

——, 'old' Earl of: 31, 32.

Morven: 613.

Moryanser, . . . .: second secretary to the Duke of Parma, 360.

Mosman, Mr. John: suspects at house of, in Canongate, 728.

Moulin, Monsieur du: 136.

Mouse, The: from Denmark, 289.

Movisher: See Mauvissière.

Mowat (Motte), Andrew, of Howpland: to Elizabeth (15 April, 1591), a complaint against English pirates, 503.

Mowbray, Mr Francis: 636; Archibald Douglas and, 688; returns from Spain; his report, 726-7; hope of good service from, 742; ready to do service; expects gift from Elizabeth, 748; letter by Archibald Douglas delivered to, 752; 754; to Mr. Archibald Douglas (15 Aug., 1592), 757; Bowes consults Burghley about dealing with, 760; writes to Archibald Douglas, 808; Bowes requests Burghley's pleasure concerning, 809.

——, Giles: pensioned by the King of Spain, 225.

——, James: servant of Douglas, who writes to Tenche on behalf of, 606-7.

——, James: from Barnbougle (his father), 636; James VI and Maitland write to Hudson to further release of, 639.

——, Jane: pensioned by the King of Spain, 225.

——, John: (Mowbery) juryman, 522.

Mowe, John: 153.

——, Launce: 153.

"Mownsane": one of the English faction —against the King's marriage, 87.

Mowst, Jerwein: from Denmark, 289.

Moyes, . . . .: a clerk, 436.

Mull (Mula), isle of: Spanish soldiers at, 123; 126; 127; Spaniards lost with their ship off, 196; Irish bishop in, 250; 365; 464; 478; 613.

Murdoch, William: intercepted letter of, enclosed from Bowes to Burghley, 795.

Mureailhous: the King going home by, 117.

Murray, Earl of: See Moray, Earl of.

——, Hector: at Falkland raid, a prisoner, 743.

——, Mr. James: to Walsingham (2 Oct. 1589), begging him to intercede for him with Elizabeth, 163; devoted to Elizabeth; suitor to be restored to his office in the King's Wardrobe, 308; Worcester intercedes with James on behalf of, 348; page of honour to the Queen, 373; the King's promise to, 824; his letters, 847, 863.

——, Sir John (Laird of Tullibardine): (Tyllibarne), well affected to England, 152; Master of the King's household, 372; the King to be at his daughter's marriage, 533, 535; to pacify Argyll and Ogilvie, 567; persuades Atholl to go to the King, 670; chosen Privy Councillor, 683.

Murray, Mr John: skirmish with Lord Lindsay; abducts his child, 801.

——, Patrick: 334; 359; King's cupbearer, 373; attitude of, to Huntly, 650; remembrance by Huntly to, 742.

——, Thomas (James VI's furrier): to Walsingham (6 Jan., 1589-90), 228.

——, William: 500.

——, . . . .: brother of minister of Dysart, a counterfeiter, apprehended, 376.

Muscovite, the: said to have invaded Sweden, 281.

Muscovy (Muscovia): Captain James in, anxious to return to Scotland, 584; 740.

Musgrave, Thomas, Captain of Bewcastle: entertains Bothwell; displeasure of James VI. at; to be censured by Elizabeth, 739; signs Bewcastle's list of Falkland raiders, 743; Bothwell reported to be received by, 831.

Musselburgh: 510; 831.

Mylles, Mr.: See Mills, Mr. Francis.