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Calendar of State Papers, Scotland: Volume 11, 1593-1595. Originally published by Edinburgh, 1936.

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Maarte (or Mote), Andrew: 126.

MacAulay (Makall, Mackalla) of Ardencapel, (Allan or Awlay): prosecuted by Argyll for murder of Calder, 103, 338; Argyll takes house of, 344.

— og (Mackalle ogg), Patrick, and brother: 376 and n.

MacAulays: 255.

MacCartney (Macartney, Mackartnay, Mc. Athouris, MacKateney), Mr. James, Doctor of Medicine: 13 and n.; newsletter from (28th Nov. 1594), 482; same (4th Jan.), 505; says Papists will make new stirs, 567; to Bowes (9th April 1595), 574; same (May 23rd), 598; same (1st June), 603; same (13th June), 608; 609; to Bowes (7th July), 632; 633; to Bowes (9th July), 635.

MacCondochy or MacConochie (McKonndochie, McKondochy Inveralt, McOndochy, Mackonoquhy in Rara, McKonochy), i.e. Campbell of Inveraw, (?Dougal): raids Huntly with Argyll's forces, 331, 364; will keep intelligence with young Lawers, 517, 518; Irish rebels write to Argyll concerning, 518; intends to go to Ireland, 528; young Lawers causes Glenlyon to give land to, 555, 562, 605; offers from Ireland to, 573; stayed by Lawers, 573; Lawers requires recompense for dealing with, 605, 630; departs from Argyll, and intends to go to Ireland, 619; might, if he would, do good, 623–4; still written for, from Ireland, 643, 673; Angus MacConnell sends for, 655; young Lawers has gone to, 655; John Archibald and young Lawers will deal with, to serve in Ireland, 673–4; stayed by Lawers, 686.

MacConnell (MacKonell, McOneill, McKonyll), Angus. See MacDonald of Dunnyveg.

, Roy, a great chieftain of Argyle [? Angus MacConnell, who was lord of Kintyre]: 580.

MacConochie. See MacCondochy.

MacCoull (McCowll, McCoill) of Lorne. See MacDougall.

— Dhu, Allan. See Cameron.

McCowlei of Ullowaye. See Macquarrie of Ulva.

MacDonald (MacIan) of Ardnamurchan, John: 254, 255; captured by MacLean, 667, 668; letter from Angus MacConnell to, intercepted, 684; Argyll has won, to obedience of Elizabeth, 688.

— of Clanranald (Angus MacDonald, Captain of Clanranald): sails for Ireland, 655; MacLean captures, 661, 668; Argyll proposes to deal with, 688. See also Clanranald.

— of Dunnyveg and the Glens, Angus (Angus MacConnell): 250, 254, 255; with Huntly, 398; notes about, 403; Argyll has again reconciled MacLean and, 419; joins Argyll, 419, 450; under doom of forfeiture, 495; young Lawers goes to Isles to deal with, 506, 507, 518, 555, 574; bands with Tyrone and Huntly, 557; offers to MacLean, 557–8, 562, 573–4, 581, 592, 623, 629, 640; (MacConnell Roy), 580; has received silver to take up men for Ireland, 581, 591, 616; two sons and most of his men gone to Ireland, 587, 593; will give answer to Deputy's letter, 592, 593; gone to Ireland about lands, 594, 597; suiting peace from King, 594, 595, 620; deals with Argyll, 605; Argyll sends provost of Kilmun to, 606, 632, 636, 642; challenges Kilmun to single combat, 606, 634, 636, 677; Elizabeth's agents deal with, 616; Nicolson confers with King about restraint of, 619– 20; to be at conference in Kintyre, 628; convening forces for Ireland, 629, 632; looks for Donald Gorme and MacLeods, 636; came not to fight, 636, 638, 643; proclamation prohibiting furnishing of (18th July 1595), 636, 642; Argyll makes report about, 642–3; 645; sends men with eldest son to Ireland, 647, 650, 655; northern islesmen come to, 650, 655; sends for MacCondochy, 655, 686; frustrated by MacLean's onset, 668, 669; MacLean intends to take advantage of, 673; his men overthrown, 681; MacLean intercepts letter of, 684; rewarded by Tyrone, 684; retired from Ireland, 684, 686; has sent son, Angus, to Tyrone, 684; MacLeod Harris in wrath with, 685; Argyll ready to invade, 686. See also Clan Donald.

MacDonald of Dunnyveg, sons of: 593, 624. See also MacDonald, Angus; MacDonald, James Og.

— of Glengarry, Donald MacAngus (Mackaignus): Donald Gorme said to have confederated with, 99; assists Huntly against Mackintosh, 255, (Glengar) 277; King charges him to assist Argyll, 432, 450.

— of Knoydart: 668.

— of Sleat, Donald (Donald Gorme MacConnell, Donald Gormeson): to be forfeited, 73 and n.; confederated with island chiefs, threatens Mackenzie, 95, 99; Huntly called, to invade Atholl, 141; 253, 255; said to prepare to pass into Ireland, 381, 391; Argyll fears invasion by, 400; forces said to be scattering, 400; thought to have gathered forces to help rebel Earls, 401; Bowes makes enquiries as to truth about, 403, 413–4; Argyll said to have agreed with, 419; Bowes sends reports about movements and intentions of, 420, 422–3, 432, 433, 452, 453, 455–6, 458; returned from Ireland with purpose to go again, 477, 499, 557; refused to go to Argyll, 477; under forfeiture, not answerable to King or law, 495, 555, 619; 500; young Lawers goes to Isles to deal with him and his confederates, 506, 507, 518, 555; banded with Huntly and Tyrone to trouble England, 557, 560; offers to MacLean, 573, 581, 591–2; some of his men gone to Ireland, 587; received silver to take up men for Ireland, 591; had some purpose against Man, 597; forces ready at sea, 608, 619; King would suppress pride of, 620; to be at conference in Kintyre, 628; MacLean offers services against, 629, 636, 637–8; proclamation prohibiting furnishing of (18th July 1595), 642; said to intend to invade MacLean, 643; conducts men to Ireland, 647, 650, 655; commends service to Argyll, 657; MacLean captures brother of, 668; frustrated by MacLean's onset, 668, 669; suspects kindness between Elizabeth and Argyll, 676; is returned home, 684, 686; MacLeod Harris in wrath with, 685. See also Clan Donald.

, —, brother of: 668.

(MacConnell), Angus (son of Angus MacConnell): sent to Ireland, 684.

, James Og (eldest son of Angus MacConnell): in Ireland, 583, 647, 650, 655.

MacDonald Duff, Alan: 432.

Macdonalds: feud with MacLean, 645. See also Clan Donald.

M'Donnell, Sorley Boy: 420; sons of, 686. See also M'Sorley, James.

MacDougall of Lorne (or Dunolly), Duncan: to be put to an assize, 99; 254; letter to John Cunningham (6th June 1595), 606, 637.

MacDowall of Garthland, (Uthred): 347.

— of Mackerston, (Thomas): 347.

Macfarlanes, clan of: 4; slay Laird of Luss, 5; 255; to give pledges for good behaviour, 513, 579, 594.

MacFie (M'Cafie): 254.

Macgill (M'Gill) of Cranstonridell, Mr. David, King's Advocate: doubts sufficiency of summons against Earls, 118, 121, 122, 127, 141, 156, 168, 173, 174, 695, 698; (the old Advocate) refuses to draft new libel, 284; See also King's Advocates.

, Alexander: 111.

M'Gillicallum of Raarsaye: 254.

Macgregors (Clan Gregor): 4; Argyll puts order to, 512; King has hanged some of, 579.

M'Hugh, Feriagh: 586.

MacIan (M'Ane, M'Eane) of Ardnamurchan. See MacDonald.

MacIlreoch (M'Ilrewich): 622.

M'James, Nyee: 467 n.

Mackarne, old, house of: 77.

Mackay (Mktry, Mackquey, Makky, Mackie), (Huistean Du): 18, 141, 255; sends men to Macintosh, 277.

MacKendowy (Mackendowye, M'Indewe), Rannald Alane (Alan): Huntly's depender, 251, 277, 417; it is said that he will follow Argyll against Huntly, 450; sent by Huntly to Argyll, 453; stole away from Argyll to Huntly, 457.

Mackenzie (Maccony, Mackeny), Laird of (Colin; died 14th June 1594): MacLean's eldest son in keeping of, 49, 88, 95, 557–8; Donald Gorme threatens, 95, 99; 255; 257; called to Parliament, 347.

, — (Kenneth): with Huntly, 398; will join Argyll in raid, 450; to stop passage of Huntly, 460; commission to search for rebels, 472, 474; surety desired from, 513; committed to ward, 523, 526.

Mackerston, Laird of. See MacDowall.

Mackeson, George: assumed name. See Ker, George.

Mackinnon (Mackennonde) of Strathswordale, 99, 253, 255, 688.

Mackintosh (Malcomtoshe), Laird of, (Lauchlan): gives assurances to Bowes, 29; brings Bothwell to King, 132; hostilities with Huntly, 147, 151, 160; abstinence taken between Huntly and, 160; cause and events of quarrel with Huntly, 162–3, 165–6, 255; commission of lieutenancy against, 245; raids Lochaber, 251, 261; 255; truce up with Huntly, 236, 277; 257; new commission to Huntly against, 261; Huntly invades, 319, 325; commission to Pitlurgo against, revoked, 324; to be a lieutenant against rebel Earls, 394; feud with MacKendowy, 417; assists Argyll against Earls, 449, 460; refutes report of agreement with Huntly, 470, 473; charged to apprehend rebels, 472, 474; King reposes trust in, 473; informed of band for killing King, 474; commissioner for keeping peace, 513; malcontent at death of Invermerky, 643.

Mackintosh, Mains of, 143.

MacLean (M'Lean, M'Clayne, M'Klen) of Duart, Lauchlan: favours Catholic Earls, 49; custody of his eldest son, 49, 88–9, 95, 557–8; summoned to be forfeited, 73; travail with, to stay men from Ireland, 250; raids Lochaber, 251; possessions of, 254, 255; 255; Donald Gorm recruits people of, 381; with Huntly, 398; Bowes informs Burghley about, 403; goes with Argyll, 419, 432, 450, 453; at Benrinnes, 457, 460; Argyll to deal with, for contentment of Elizabeth, 495; seeks revenge against Tyrone, 500, 501, 558, 560, 620, 623, 634, 640, 649, 671; young Lawers will deal with, 518; offers of Tyrone and O'Donnell to, 557–8; propounds scheme against rebels in Ireland, 558; travail to make concord between MacConnell and, 562, 574; makes offer to Bowes through Cunningham, 578, 622; to Bowes (22nd April 1595), 581; England should take some course with, 585; to Bowes (10th May), 591; conditions of service of, 592, 640; 595; Cunningham with, 606; MacConnell refuses conference with, 606; 608; Cunningham to go to, 609, 616, 620, 622; Auchinross sends report of services of, 618, 622; awaits Argyll, 618, 620, 629; Cunningham to Bowes about (25th June), 622; Auchinross to Cunningham about, 622–3; Nicolson to Bowes about, 623; to Cecil (4th July), 628; to Bowes (4th July), 628; has gone home to resist islanders, 630, 632, 633; Cunningham (merchant) gone to, 630, 633, 635; takes part with Argyll against islanders, 632; Cunningham to Bowes about (9th July), 635–6; letters from Bowes to, 636, 648; Cunningham to Bowes about (13th July), 637–8; Auchinross to Cunningham about (9th July), 638; offers made to, 640; Angus and Donald Gorme intend to invade, 643; looks for word from Bowes, 644; Auchinross to Cunningham about (16th July), 644–5; feud with Macdonalds, 645 n., 649, 650; Auchinross to Bowes about (22nd July), 647; Auchinross to Nicolson about (22nd July), 648–9; same, 650; Elizabeth asks Argyll to influence, 652; will serve on conditions for reward, 652; Angus MacConnell thought to wish peace with, 655; Argyll will send for, 655; should be remembered with a token, 655, 657, 667; assails Clanranald's camp, 661, 667–9, 676; letter from Bowes to, 665; Cunningham sends directions to, 667; wishes written agreement for further services, 669, 670; token and directions for, 670, 671, 688; need for help to Argyll and, 671; Argyll will use, according to Elizabeth's desire, 673; intends to take advantage of MacConnell, 673; narrative of his dealings with islesmen, 676–7; letters for, 677; conditions for future service, 678; Argyll does not know that Elizabeth has intelligence with, 678; to be dealt with about King's dues, 678; to Bowes (22nd Aug.), 684; Nicolson hopes to see, 686; with Argyll, devising a course, 688; Auchinross to Bowes about (29th Aug.), 691.

MacLean of Lochbuy: 254, 688.

, Catherine, Countess of Argyll: 558.

MacLellan of Bombie, (Thomas): 257.

M'Leod of Harris, (Roderick), Tutor of MacLeod: 99; 253, 254, 255; returned from Ireland to gather forces, 477, 499; 500; dealing with MacLean, 573–4; fell out with Donald Gorme, 619; MacLean works to stay him from Ireland, 629, 636, 638; goes to Ireland for gains, 629, 650; passes to Ireland, 647, 650, 655; friends speak with MacLean, 650; sister's son to MacLean, 676; defeat of, 683; in wrath with Clandonald and Donald Gorme, 685; refuses to withdraw from Ireland, 687–8, 690.

— (Macklode, M'Cloyd) of Lewis, (Roderick): title usurped by Donald Gorme, 99; bastard son, Torquill Oig, usurps place of, 253, 255.

— —, Torquil (son of the above, nephew of MacLean): oppressed by bastard brother, 255; MacLean works to stay him from Ireland, 629, 636, 638; seeks gain in Ireland, 629, 650; 643; came to MacLean in passing Duart, 644, 650, 676; passes to Ireland, 647, 655; MacLean's influence feaed over, 676; men discontented, 684; returns to Scotland, 684, 687; has left the Clandonald, 687, 688.

(M'Clyd): evil affected, 18; with Huntly, 398; to be at conference in Kintyre, 628.

MacNeill of Barra: 253, 255, 688.

Macphersons (M'Ferssonis): 277.

Macquarrie (M'Cowlei) of Ulva: 254.

MacQueen (Macquhen), Patrick: 204, 208.

MacQuhirrie (Mackquhery, MacWhirry, Mackquharry), Mr. Alexander, Jesuit: reported capture of, 237; 257; Hume charged to apprehend, 342; thought that he will depart with Tyrie, 343.

MacRanald (Mackrenauld, M'Ranmoll), Allaster, in Lochaber: 255, 432, 450, 560.

M'Sorley, James: 420.

Madeira, Funchal in, letter dated at: 32.

Madrid (Madrill): 107.

Maguire, Irish rebel: 238, 246, 466.

"Mairns," Earl of Angus in: 77.

Maitland of Lethington, Mr. James (nephew of Chancellor): associated with Mr. George Ker, 195; passes with him to France, 632.

— —, William (brother of Chancellor): late Secretary, 165.

, Sir John, Chancellor. See Thirlestane, Lord.

, Mr. Thomas: 64.

Makgelson, Henry: 335.

Malta: 479.

Man, Isle of, purposed invasion of: 117, 120, 694, 697; 253; intended enterprise against, 590, 597; islemen bound for, 654, 655, 656, 661, 665, 676, 684; warning sent to, 657, 659, 665.

, —, Captain of, warning sent to: 117, 652, 659, 694.

Manderston, Laird of. See Hume.

Mandeville: assumed name. See Hume, Sir George.

Mandropius, Regent in Denmark: his coming looked for, 363.

Mangerton, Laird of. See Armstrong.

Manington, — 652.

Mansfeldt, Count: Huntly and Errol send letters to, 217; hostages reported to have been sent to, 226, 234.

Mar, Earl of (John Erskine): guides King, 5, 19; shall marry Duke's sister, 5; commissioned to examine Papists, 25, 29; sent to search for Bothwell, 49; quarrel with Huntly, 74; satisfied with Chancellor, 75; Hamilton suspects his designs on Dumbarton Castle, 77; Balquhan pleads promise of, 78; desires leadership of King's guard, 80; signs band against Bothwell, 86; sent to Bowes with offers for Elizabeth, 87; refuses friendship to Chancellor, 88; chosen resident Privy Councillor, 96, 97; about to leave Court, 97; wrought Lady Huntly's abode at Court, 97 and n.; 98; (Sempronius) nourishes King's favour to Huntly, 99; contented with Chancellor's recall, 100, 101; his followers in tumult, 102; 103; said to refuse goodwill to Chancellor, 103; libel against, 103; false bruit of plot against, 107; King works to reconcile Chancellor and, 107, 120, 696–7; daily looked for, 117, 693; at Court, 120, 697; at opening of Parliament, 124, 701; present at Bothwell's access, 130; not privy to Bothwell's enterprise, 132, 133, 149, 150; would agree with Chancellor but not with Hamilton, 132; some think Edinburgh Castle will be taken from, 136, 704; at meeting at Newhouse, 139, 141; his attitude to Stewarts, 142; will shortly be with King, 147, 159; parties Queen against Chancellor, 150; gave oath to support Bothwell's cause, 154, 158; 160; not present at mediation between King and Bothwell, 162; at Convention, 166, 169; King to agree Chancellor and, 177, 180; has returned to his country, 180; Huntly reports that he went to, 183; some think he will come to Atholl, 194; excuses himself from coming to Court, 195; passed into Argyle, 202; disposed to regard cause of religion, 205; sent for, 217, 224; called to Convention (November), 225, 228, 232; to be reconciled with Chancellor at Convention, 228; goodwill towards Bothwell, 229, 231, 234; deliberates with ministers upon Act of Abolition, 235; letters of Argyll and, 250; 252; 253; 256; appointed a councillor, 266 and n.; Act constituting him keeper of King's son (21st Feb. 1593–4), 280; 280; offers assurance to Angus, 284; deals with Bothwell to accept conditions, 284, 310; King gives audience in house of, 288; sent to stay Argyll from invading Huntly, 320, 331; Angus would be content to ward in Edinburgh Castle with, 331; thought to have met with Huntly, 336; arrangements for Prince, while Mar at Court, 344; in Parliament (May 1594), 347; Huntly writes to, 360; deals with Argyll, 370, 376, 378, 381; returned from Argyll, 381; labours for Colville, 405, 436, 440, 441, 476, 477; jealousy between Duke, Hamilton and, 416; mislikes Argyll's course against Huntly, 419; letter of Bowes at request of, 447; sought to persuade Argyll to defer raid, 449; gives news of Donald Gorme, 452; Argyll comes to, 458; officers of state fear greatness of, 472; discord between Chancellor and, 473, 476, 477, 478, 482, 483; intention to move matters against Chancellor at Convention, 477, 478, 484, 487, 494, 495, (plan abandoned) 505; Colville ready to blow up a new fire between Chancellor and, 492, 494; is stayed from next Convention, 495; King's mind said to be constant with, 495; quarrel with Chancellor increases, 496, 498; matter not so evil between Chancellor and, 500, 501; ground of Chancellor's variance with, 500, 501; Chancellor's party strengthening themselves against, 504; order to be taken with broken highlanders of, 504–5, 506, 509; Chancellor works against, 505, 506; must prevail or succumb before coming Convention, 507; accompanies King, 508; emulation dissembled between Chancellor and, 509; agreed with Chancellor, 509, 521; appointed auditor of Exchequer, 515, 516, 517; King wishes to take, with him, 527, 529; Chancellor thought to stir Queen against, 531; 540; Duke goes to Stirling with, 543, 545; Queen makes motion to deprive, 543, 545; King goes to, 546; to deal with Queen, 549; returns with King, 549; Aston reports situation of, 550; Chancellor exonerates himself to, 550; prepares for all storms, 550; not overgreat friendship with Chancellor, 552, 553; speeches of displeasure between his party and Chancellor's, 552; King will remain with, 552; Queen solicits King to take Prince from, 553, 562, 579; has given up kindness with Chancellor, 553; form of agreement between Chancellor and, 554, 555; goes to Stirling, 554, 555; sends hackneys to France, 562; favours Colville, 560, 570; promises to trust no reports about Chancellor, 567; further troubles feared over motion to take Prince from, 574, 580, 583, 588; Chancellor and Mar still suspicious of each other, 577; Hamilton may join with, 579; cousin's marriage with Lord Glamis renews grief between the Master and, 583, 584, 585, 586, 588, 599; likely to separate from Dunipace, 584, 586, 595; seeks to stay Argyll, 584; no pacification with Chancellor's party, 585, 588, 590, 591; Queen intends to renew motion to take Prince from, 588, 589; Colville makes jealousy between Chancellor and, 589; shook hands with Chancellor, 593, 594; new plan for taking Prince from, 593, 608, 609, 626; efforts to reconcile Master of Glamis and, 594, 597; gives good contentment about highlandmen, 594; services offered to, against Cessford and Buccleuch, 599; Queen will follow King's will as to Chancellor and, 600, 601; Duke has caused Queen to agree with, 600, 602; Queen thought to be stirred up by those whom Mar meant to displace, 601, 607, 661; Queen against and King for, 602, 607; reported that he may yield to Queen's motion, 603–4; conference with King, 604; alleges band against his life, 604, 605, 606, 621; prepares himself against Edinburgh faction, 604, 605, 607, 608, 609; King seems to hold himself indifferent between Chancellor and, 610, 625; King gives assurance to, 610, 615; Queen refused audience to, 610, 615, 618; Aston summarises emulation between Queen and, 617; King confers with Chancellor anent, 617; King tries to work his reconciliation with Chancellor, 617, 618, 621, 624, 631, 634, 637, 640, 641, 643, 651, 662; accompanies King to Stirling, 619; has assurance in King, 624; murder of Forrester increases ill-will towards Edinburgh faction, 625, 646; seeks to revenge murder of Forrester, 625, 627, 630, 631, 635, 646; King refuses Queen's motion anent, 626; Edinburgh faction still desire pursuit of motion, 626; goes to King, 631, 639; attends burial of Forrester, 636–7, 638–9, 642; Colville will hinder his agreement with Chancellor, 637; King and, suspect Queen's faction, 637; Dunipace lies in wait for, 640; Queen incited against, 640; King supports, 640; baptism of son, 640, 641, 643, 645–6; has command to disobey King, 646, 653–4, 654; King and, hold daily councils, 651; prosecutes Forrester's murderers, 654, 658, 659, 660, 666–7, 679, 689; King suppports, 656, 659, 660, 666; Edinburgh faction devise plan of proceeding against, 657; Queen's indignation against, will breed mischief, 659; with King at Gask, 659, 663; opponents make themselves strong, 660, 665–6; summary of course of faction against, 661–3; Blantyre goes to, 664, 667; King charges Chancellor to leave faction against, 666; hard course intended against, 670; King sends for, to Falkland, and agrees him with Queen, 672, 678–9, 681, 683, 690; sends messenger to London, 673; will not deal with Captain James Stewart, 679, 690; accompanies King, 682; quarrel between Cessford and Melrose may affect, 682, 687; likely to enter into friendship with Hamilton, 683, 689; desire to reconcile Chancellor and, 683; now most dear to King, 687; Chancellor's ruse irritates Queen against, 689; King receives MacLean in presence of, 691; 704; 705.

Mar, Countess of (Mary Stewart), sister of Lennox, and sister-in-law of Huntly: 5; Huntly visited, 190; at Baptism, 411, 412; delivered of a son, 627.

Mar, old Countess of (Annabella Murray): chose Prince's nurse, 504; good counsellor for Queen, 531; to give place during Queen's visit, 566; Queen and, agree very well, 576.

, braes of: 245.

, shire of: 472.

Marcarney (Mackarny), Laird of Loggy (? Andrew Wemyss of Myrecairnie): 148, 163.

Marches (Scottish): Bowes refers to custom of, 323; 703. See also Borders; Liddisdale.

, Warden or Wardens of: request for redress to be made to, 114; ordered to meet opposite Wardens, 192; Elizabeth dislikes appointment of Herries, 371–2, 379; complaint of non-meeting of, 465; promise redress, 519.

— —, East: 18; complaint against, 249; commission to, 301; default of meetings of, 328; charged to give redress, 358, 375. See also Hume, Lord; Hume of Huttonhall, Warden Depute.

— —, Middle: to hold meetings for redress, 224–5; 301; charged to give redress, 357–8, 375, 465 and n.; charged to hold frequent meetings, 488. See also Kerr of Cessford.

— —, West: 18, 32; ordered to keep meetings, 42; complaint against, 48; office offered to Hamilton, 374, 388, 395, 402; 600. See also Herries; Maxwell.

Marischal (Marishal, Marischall, Marshal), Earl (George Keith, fifth): 19, 48; has bought Errol's forfeiture, 72–3; blamed as Lieutenant, for oversight to Huntly and Errol, 77, 81, 82–3; charges Atholl with disorders, 83; summoned to Parliament, 108; 195; on assize for trial of Earls, 200; to be member of Convention (November 1593), 225; obtains exemption from Huntly's lieutenancy, 251; 252; 256; appointed a Councillor, 266; 280; writes in favour of David Hay, 285; in Parliament, 347; his house in Aberdeen, 404; will come to Baptism, 416; King summons, 460; offers assistance to King's Lieutenant, 469; joins band against Huntly, 472; counsellor to Lennox, 474; looked for, at Convention, 549; 577 n.; advises Moray, 625.

, Countess of (Margaret Hume): 236.

Markle (Markell): 445.

Marmaduke: 106, 115.

Marr, James, steersman: 216–17.

Martin, Mr. James: 182.

, —, a Scot: Jesuit, 566, 579.

Martyn, Alderman: 130.

Mary Tudor, Queen of England (Lady Mary): allowance of, 20, 471.

, Queen of Scots (late Queen mother; King's mother): confessor of, 16; offer to King of Spain, 16; Fintry depones purpose to revenge death of, 59; Elizabeth disliked Melvill's hard course after death of, 79; indignities done to James in person of, 102; Papist Earls allege desire to revenge death of, 202, 203, 427; 209; 280; debts, etc., of, in France, 315; James may find himself in same case as, 426, 427; proposed to call back Crown revenues given out by, 515; Myreton instructed that James seeks to revenge death of, 572; Mr Dickson did service to, 609, 675; Jesuits desire to revenge death of, 637; Mr. David Black exclaims against, 679, 682.

Master of the Wardrobe (Sir George Hume): 411. See also Murray, Mr. James.

Masterton (Mestertoun), Gilbert: 673.

, Captain: 445.

Mathias, Duke: 461 and n.

Matthew, T. See Durham, dean of.

: mentioned in intercepted letters, 4.

Maurice of Nassau, Count: 320; ambassador of, expected to Baptism, 376; proposed marriage of, 404; proposed marriage between his sister and Orkney, 498.

Maxwell, Lord (John, eighth, titular Earl of Morton): Warden of the West March, 18; a chief supporter of Spanish course, and in great credit with King, 19; enmity with Bothwell, 19; claims precedence of Morton, 42; charged to do justice, 42; letter to King of Spain (24th Jan. 1589–90), 53 and n.; mentioned (Morton) in Bruce's letter to Parma, 55, 56; Bothwell cites precedent of, 63, 430; parties Hamilton, 78; commission directed to, 100; Scrope shall find good concurrency with, 101; Bothwell offers Elizabeth service against, 138, 154, 705; labours made to reconcile Bothwell and, 142; (Octavius) parties Chancellor against Queen, 150; 178; on assize for trial of Earls, 200; Earls write to, 202; looked to support Earls in force at trial, 205; wars with Johnstone, 236; Earls' offers to, 236; slain in feud with Johnstone, 250, 261 n.; Hamilton hoped to succeed to office of, 261, 395; pursuit of Johnstone for death of, 294, 395; respite to Johnstone for slaughter of, 446, 499 and n., 505, 579; Herries's son marries eldest daughter of, 621, 632.

, — (John, ninth): 257; feud with Johnstone, 599, 600.

— of Calderwood, (Sir James): commission to, 204, 208.

Maxwell of Cavence, Herbert (Halvard): 491.

— of Pollok (Sir John): 257.

, Edward, Abbot of Dundrennan: 347.

Maxwells (Maxfildes): troubles begun again between Johnstones and, 672 (2), 680, 690.

May Island: 326.

Mayenne (Maine), Duke of: 315.

Maynard, Mr. Henry: letter to Mr. English (3rd Feb. 1592–3), 37; Mr. English to, 38; same (28th June), 106; 115.

Maynes, Laird of: 536.

Mearns (Mearnes): 204, 208; presbytery of, 379; barons of, 387; incursions into, 509. See also Mairns.

Mecklenburg (Maderburg, Maiklenburgh), Duke of: Colonel Stewart to go to, 633; ambassador of, to Baptism, see Kesswick, Joachimus.

Meginch, Goodman of. See Hay.

Meldrura of Drumbreck (George): 257.

— of Fyvie. See Fyvie.

Melrose, Abbot of. See Douglas, James.

Melville (Melvill) of Hallhill, (Sir James): delivers articles from King to General Assembly, 82; chosen resident Councillor 96 (cf. 97); takes King's answer to Bowes, 97; called to Parliament, 348; faculty to grant compositions, 393; offers support to Colville, 560.

— of Murdocairney, Sir Robert, Vicetreasurer: 20; to confer with Bowes anent Borders, 76; gives keys of Slains to Marischal, 77; to be sent as ambassador to England, 79, 81, 86, 87, 90, 92; doubts his good acceptance, 79–80; Bowes commends, 80; sent to Bowes with offers, 87; Bowes stays despatch of, 92–3, 96, 97, commission and powers of, 93, 97; has purchased possessions of Dunfermline, 94; James commends to Elizabeth and Burghley, 95; Instructions for (June 1593), 96; departed from Court, 97; King has conference with Bowes about embassy of, 97–8; chosen resident Councillor (Mr. Robert), 97 (cf. 96); 98; writes to King, 99, 101, 107; situation in Scotland depends on success of (Reder), 99; recommendation of Mr. James Murray, 100, 121, 150, 181, 311, 697; infeftment to, 111, 112, 113; requests by (July), 114, 114–5, 125; sends letters, 116, 118, 693, 695; forfeiture of rebels depends on success of, 117, 694; audience of Elizabeth, 118, 695; success of, doubted, 119, 120, 122, 124, 696, 697, 698–9; second audience, 124, 700; to Burghley (19th July), 125; James VI. to, 121, 129, 697; money for James VI. paid to, 130, 134, 163, 177, 471, 702; favours shown to 134, 702–3; to Burghley (24th July), 131; assertion about annuity, 133–4; King defends him against Bothwell, 145; Bothwell charges with treason, 146; signs remission to Bothwell, 148; Elizabeth charges him with misreporting her speeches, 155, 186, 195, 241, 243, 296; shall be again about King, 159; 161; to procure receipt for gratuity, 163; to be at Convention, 166; commissioner to Bothwell, 170, 180; King pleased with success of embassy, 171–2; King's promise to, 177; proposed as ambassador to England, 219; conference with Bowes about redress, 224; bands for safety of King against Bothwell, 229; deliberates with ministers, 235; Elizabeth reminds James of promise by, 239; 239; against Queen's removal to Stirling, 250; 256; 257; in party of Chancellor, 262; 273; 296; sent to Zouche (Treasurer ? Glamis), 296, 297, 299; Zouche to enquire meaning of, 301; King at house of, 308; sent to ministers of Edinburgh anent Bothwell, 310; to Burghley (15th April 1594), 311; to Elizabeth (15th April), 312; conference with Bowes, 322–3; instructions to, for General Assembly (8th May), 328; examines master of Flemish barque, 335; Hudson's message for, 345; to Burghley (7th June), 355; to take order anent Earls, 359; charges Lady Huntly to depart, 375; thought it dangerous to hazard King's person, 384; faculty to grant compositions, 393; to Burghley (30th July), 396; 405; 471; left as counsellor to Lennox in north, 474, 525, 530, 533; plot for removal of, 488; received with Duke's council at Court, 536; desires to be employed to England, 548; to examine Myreton, 561; near kinsman of Bruce (Jesuit), 573; King sends for, 617; motion to send him for gratuity, 618, 621; sent to King to excuse Chancellor's absence, 644, 651; summons King to Queen, 657; King confers with, 657, 658, 663; loth to offend, 663, 671; Queen goes to house of, 678; thinks to reconcile Mar and Chancellor, 683; 697.

Melville, Sir, Robert, young: 118, 695.

, Mr. Andrew, Rector of St. Andrews University: letters to, 118, 695; commissions to, from Synod of Fife, 182; complaint about verses written by, 420, 422, 430, 431; to wait on King during raid, 444; hot speeches between King and, 590; King reasons with, 679, 680.

(Melvin), Mr. James: commission to, by Synod of Fife, 182; signs act as Moderator of Synod, 183; commissioner to present petition to King (17th Oct. 1593), 204, 208; to remain in Edinburgh for King's answer, 204; commissioner to King (29th Oct), 211; commissioner of General Assembly to King (May 1594), 341; to await on King during raid, 444; King sends him to Edinburgh for support, 464.

Melville, Mr. William, Prior of Tongland: 347.

, near Dalkeith: parcel of the possessions of Lord Ross, 191.

(Melyn): hurt done to tenants of Mr. Hamilton at, 556.

Menmuir (Menmure, Menmore), band between Papist Earls and Bothwell at: Balwearie confesses, 510, 515 and n., 522, 525, 527; Bothwell excommunicated for, 544; depositions of witnesses at, 590; excommunication of Spott, Gight and Boyd for, 591.

Menteith, Earl of (John Graham, sixth): 18; subscribes cause in hand, 158; desires passport to visit England, 160–1, 177; 256; called to Parliament, 347.

, Countess of (Margaret Douglas): 14.

, district of: 254.

(Monteith), Doune of: 191.

Menzies, Thomas: 73.

Mercer of Aldie, (Laurence): 630.

Merchants (Scottish): Orde brings letters to, 117, 694; Melville requests relief for, 125, 131; damages sustained by, in France, 315; privileges in France, 480–1; in Spain, 108, 481; lodging of Edinburgh merchants in Calais, 576; employed to stop passing of warrant, 577; in London, 608.

Merchinsoun, Laird of, young: 15.

(Merchensoun), Lady: 15.

Merchiston (Merchinston, Merkinson), Laird of. See Napier.

Merins, Mr. David: 182.

Merse: barons of, 89, 190; synod of, 204, 208; Hume in, 308, 332; Zouche in, 314: Bothwell in, 472; King moved to go to, 512, 529; Queen will not go to, 601; witches in, 621.

Merseks: 342 and n.

Meynes (? Minginish): 254.

Middelburg (Midlebourghe, Middilburhc): 326, 335, 405, 491, 496, 564, 626.

Middleton, Mr.: 581.

Milan (Mediolani): 611, 613.

Milburn (Mylburne, Milbourn, Milburne), William: letter to William Craven (31st Jan. 1593–4), 274; 418; 577; 665.

Mildams (Myldams): 110, 112.

Mills (Milles), Francis: 106.

, Thomas: 106.

, Mr.: letter from Burghley to (29th July 1593), 133.

Mindrum: bills for attempts at, 362, 368, 371.

Minginish. See Meynes.

Ministers (ministry): accused by Angus and Errol, 29, 30; alleged plan to murder, 30; Council send propositions to, 30; labour to reconcile Queen and Chancellor, 77–8, 80; write to Marischal, 81; 117; libel against, 120, 697; consulted as to prosecution of rebel Earls, 121, 698; move King for attainder of Earls, 122, 127, 699; complain against Lords of the Articles, 127; answer to offers of rebel Earls, 128; solicit King to prevent danger from Huntly, 139; promise to assist in keeping peace, 140; take part in reconciling discords between King and Bothwell, 143, 145, 146, 147, 223; pray King to prevent inconveniences, 147; wish Bothwell well, 149, 176; report that they may confer with Angus, 159; to deal with Bothwell, 170; weak of themselves to oppose motion for toleration, 210; petition in respect of Catholic lords, 210; charged with favouring Bothwell, 223; complain of favour to Earls, 224; Cassillis gives contentment to, 227; petitioners at Convention, 228, 232; protest against Act of Abolition, 233, 235; King offended with, 235, 246; Sir George Hume cited before, 249; cannot be satisfied, 278; bruit of attempt by Bothwell and, 284; petition of Kirk for sustentation of, 295; letter from Bothwell and others to (April, 1594), 327; threatened by Earls, 375, 381–2, 401; charged to resist Jesuits, 383; press for suppression of Earls, 384, 386, 389, 394, 417; pray for examination of Huntly's servant, 391; Bothwell offers to be tried by, 394; thought to be in danger from Earls, 404; 405; love Bothwell, 408; ride to Argyll, 420, 424, 432; 432; Earls complain against, 435–6, 476; plead to King for Colville, 436; offer to raise forces, 437; to be paymasters of foot-soldiers, 443; require Bowes to procure passports, 447; crave exemplary justice on resetters of Earls, 450–1; 466; move that Papists' houses be rased, 470; 472; persuade people to assist King, 478; highly commend King, 478, 490; discouraged that England sends no help, 491; exhort courage and goodwill against rebels and their resetters, 496; Duke seeks information from, 497; exhort to prayers, 500; cannot dissuade Argyll, 506; Duke grants commission to, 513; to be at examination of Balwearie, 519, 521; deal with King to prevent dangers, 524; King will seek advice of, 534; excommunicate Bothwell, 536, 544–5; King propounds question to, 539, 544, 549; articles given in to Convention by, 551, 552; third of vacant benefices for stipends of, 554; 559; to examine Myreton, 556, 559, 561, 569, 570; Sutherland well liked by, 566; Myreton instructed that King desires to be free from, 572; 583; confer about excommunications, 585, 587, 589; King never agreed so well with, 589; well heard in Convention, 593; Dickson over-privy with, 598, 609; deal with Queen, 601, 603; keep free from factions, 610; in General Assembly at Montrose, 624, 631; proceed against murderers of Forrester, 646, 654; 690; 694; 695; 702. See also General Assembly; Kirk.

Mint, the (Cunzehous): 425.

Minto (Mentoo), Laird of. See Stewart.

Missipontani: 611, 613.

Mitchell (Michel), Mr. Adam: 182.

Modina (Madana), John de: 261.

Moffat, Mr. James: 278.

Moncreif, Mr. Andrew: 182, 204.

Monimusk, Goodman of. See Forbes.

: 457.

Monlogy (Monlogie), teinds of: 110, 112, 113.

Monson, Mr. Thomas: 418.

Montgomery of Hasilhead: 347.

, Mr.: 475.

Montquhany (Monwhomy), Laird of. See Balfour.

Montrose, Earl of (John Graham, third): 18; obtains warrant to remove Fintrie, 34; refuses to come to Court, 81; 82; commanded to depart from Edinburgh, 103; on assize for trial of Bothwell, 144; glad of Bothwell's restitution, 149, 176; offers to subscribe cause in hand, 158 (cf. 705); at Convention, 166, 169; taken in King's raid against Atholl, 191, 193; on assize for trial of Earls, 200; would hold Perth against Angus and Huntly, 205; excuses absence from Convention, 228; 252; 256; appointed councillor, 266; 280; to join Bothwell, 304; Atholl's letter to, 325; convened to seek murderers of Calder, 338; employed to draw Atholl from Bothwell, 344, 370; at Parliament, 347; comes to Stirling for Baptism, 416; said to have met with Atholl and Master of Gray, 453; acquaints Chancellor of Mar's intention, 494; to be at Convention, 507, 520; appointed auditor of Exchequer, 515, 517; quarrel with Sandilands, 527, 528, 583, 584, 621, 632; 700.

, Master of: Atholl makes promise to Bothwell in name of, 193; letter to ministers in name of (April 1594), 327; (Master of Graham) fight with Sandilands, 527, 528.

(Montrois, Monrosse), town of: Newton arrives in Thomas Smith's ship of, 234; Flemish barque lands Spanish agents and money at, 325, 326, 329–30, 335, 336, 340, 341, 356, 358, 362, 375, 384; letter dated at, 327; ministers and officers in, 329; represented in Parliament, 347; Flemish ship departed from, 369; James informs Elizabeth about persons who arrived at, 392; General Assembly at, 593, 624, 631, 654; 639.

Monturpy, teind of: 112.

Moravia, stranger of: 321.

Moray (Murray), Earl of (James Stewart, first), Bothwell's uncle: 373.

, — (James, second): references to murder and murderers of (7th Feb. 1592–4, 4, 19, 28, 41, 48, 70, 71, 74, 78, 82, 89 (2), 108, 118, 142, 143, 145, 163, 165, 168, 173, 179, 182, 250, 253, 331, 338, 344, 364, 367, 408, 450, 451, 458, 473, 517, 522, 525, 591, 643, 646, 695.

, — (James, third): fishings in variance between Huntly and, 91; Huntly practises divisions among friends of, 91; Atholl has wardship of, 91, 163, 191; Huntly invades lands of, 143, 251; contested claim to hold court as tutor of, 191; Atholl gives promise to Bothwell in name of, 193; 252; 255; 256; to join Bothwell, 304; letter to ministers in name of (April 1594), 327; proposed suspension of feud between Bothwell and Huntly till manhood of, 429 and n., 525; flees to St. Colme, 486; King purposes to agree Atholl and Argyll about his matters, 509; wishes passport to go to England to the schools, 530, 582, 583, 584, 586, 590, 604; stays for marriage of aunt, 604; letter to Colville (25th June 1595), 625.

, —, aunt of. See Stewart, Jean.

, —, tutor of. See Atholl; St. Colme.

, Sheriff of (Dunbar): murdered at Donibristle, 165.

, —: 257; called to Parliament, 347; commission to, 513.

, sheriffdom or province of: Huntly invades, 143, 160; 163; rumoured fight between Atholl and Huntly in, 166; brae of, 254; commission to apprehend supporters of Huntly and Errol in, 472; Duke receives obedience in, 508, 513, 514; commission to punish offenders in, 513, 536.

— Firth: 77, 88, 94.

Morgan, Philip, practiser; 384, 392, 398.

Morham: 445.

Morlaix: 461 and n.

Morpeth: 268, 448; Constable of, see Grey, Edward.

Morrison (Moreson), John: 14, 15.

, William: 14, 15.

(Morison), Mr., of Dunblane: 612, 614.

, Mr.: doctor, become a minister, 642.

Morrison, —, one of the King's gardeners: 548.

Morton, Earl of (James Douglas, fourth): beheaded, 232.

, — (William Douglas, sixth): guides King, 5; daughter married to Argyll, 5; 19; Maxwell disputes precedence of, 42; Lieutenant at Edinburgh during King's raid, 57, 60, 65; Burgh's opinion of, 65; quarrel with Huntly, 74; signs band against Bothwell, 86; refuses friendship to Chancellor, 88; departed from Court, 97; followers in tumult, 102; at Court, 120, 697; carries the sword at Parliament, 124, 701; convened with Master of Glamis and others, 137, 139, 141; charged to keep the peace, 140; 142; little liked Bothwell's incoming, 149; with King at Falkland, 151; offers to subscribe cause in hand, 158; Angus with, 159; Tantallon to be delivered to, 159; not present at mediation between King and Bothwell, 162; at Convention, 166, 169; the two Humes and Master of Glamis confer with, 168; Angus and Errol with, 176, 177; ministers to rebuke, 182; tenders safety of religion, 205; to be member of Convention, 225; Bowes to deal with, 238; conspirator with Spain (1589), 244; 252; 256; appointed councillor, 266; called to Parliament, 347; 373; Countess of Argyll with, 414; declines office, 456; refers Nicolson to Council, 465; in Convention (Nov. 1594), 484; Angus's eldest son with, 539, 574; sick, 539, 555; Argyll comes to, 547; motion for Angus, 555; Lady Errol to remain with, 563; intends to preserve Angus's living for son, 576; convenes with Mar's friends for revenge of Forrester, 625, 627, 630; advises Moray, 625; not at burial of Forrester, 636; accompanies Mar, 641; cautioner for Angus, 672; quarrel with Cessford, 682, 690; 704.

, — (titular). See Maxwell.

, Countess of (Agnes Leslie): mother-inlaw of Errol, 73; obtains grant from King, 159; affectionate to Errol, Hume, and Angus, 179; ministers to rebuke, 182; Sir Robert Melvill reports Elizabeth's speech to, 186, 195; trysted Mar and Master of Glamis, 594.

Morton, Mr. John. See Myreton.

Mortoun, teinds of: 112.

Morvern: 255.

Moss Tower (Mos Towre): 304, 471.

Mote. See Maart.

Mowbray of Barnbougall, (John): 348.

, Francis: 98 and n.

Moydert: 254, 255.

Moyser, John: 139.

Moysie (Moyses), David: 640.

Muck, Isle of (Ellan a Muk): 254.

Mugdrum (Mudrum), Laird of. See Orme.

Muir of Caldwell, (Robert): Elizabeth thanks, 29: on assize for trial of Bothwell, 144; called to Parliament, 347.

(Moure), Allan, George, and John (three brethren of the Moores): 169, 512; youngest executed, 512.

Muiresk (Muirestis): 479.

Mull (Moill): 253, 254, 255; Donald Gorme at, 381; north islesmen reach Sound of, 606; MacLean in, 637, 644, 667; MacLean captures islesmen at Callow of, 667, 668; islesmen being near, send to MacLean, 676; MacLean trysted islesmen in Sound of, 676.

Munro of Foulis, (Mr. Hector): 472.

Murdo, Father: 611, 613.

Murdocarny. See Melvill of.

Murelins: 108.

Murestis. See Muiresk.

Murray, Earl of. See Moray.

— of Balvaird, David: 511.

— of Black Barony, (Sir John): 257; called to Parliament, 347; marriage of daughter, 627.

— of Polmais, (John): on assize for trial of Bothwell, 144; supports Mar, 630.

— of Tullibardine, (William): strikes Duntreath in Parliament, 129; on assize for trial of Earls, 200; 257; called to Parliament, 348; third son slain at Benrinnes, 458; persuades Argyll to escape, 460; committed to ward, 523, 526, 527, 528; confers with Master of Glamis, 594; convenes with Mar at Stirling, 625, 630.

— —, daughter of: see Murray, Agnes; house of, see Gask.

— —, William, apparent of: 447.

, Agnes (Annas): 584; marriage contract to Lord Glamis wakens grief betwixt Mar and Master of Glamis, 583, 584, 599; Queen to have been at bridal of, 588; intends to make peace, 597.

, Charles, servant to George Ker: 58, 503.

, George: 640.

, Henry, wife of: new nurse of Prince, 504.

, Mr. James, late Master of Wardrobe: Bowes asks Elizabeth to intercede for, through Melvill, 100, 121, 151, 697; Melvill has moved King for, 181, 311; Bowes commends suit of, 374, 376; in free ward for Bothwell's cause, appeals to Elizabeth, 376; ambassador to Baptism to deal for, 389, 402, 417; letter to "faythfull Gawane" (16th Aug. 1594), 416.

, James, brother of John Murray: 325.

Murray, John: 325.

, Patrick: sent with articles from Huntly, 117, 694; Huntly's agent in Court, spreads reports, 194, 209; called to be of King's Chamber, 217; 219; shall be called before Church for accompanying Earls, 232, 237; sent by King to Huntly, 238, 249–50; submits to Assembly, 338; suspicions of, 338; has letters going between King and Huntly, 395, 407; dealing with Papists, 415.

, Mr. William, minister at Dysart: signs letter to Privy Council of England, 48.

, Mr. William: to be Provost of St. Andrews, 229.

, William: cadger, 497.

, Captain: 443.

, —: with Huntly at Battle of Benrinnes, Argyll seeks to slay, 512.

Murthly: Mr. Robert Abercromby of house of, 257. See also Abercromby, Mr. Robert.

Muschet (Muschat), Laird of: 15.

Musgrave, Thomas, captain of Bewcastle: resets Bothwell, 16, 27, 46; billed for raid of Falkland, 32; Bothwell to (7th March 1592–3), 69; imprisonment of, 69, 76, 79; Melvill's instructions as to, 125, 129; 131.

, —, brother of: 76, 79.

Musselburgh, lands assured to Queen in: 101, 102, 117, 127, 694.

Mwling [? Moulin]: 109, 110.

Mylnhillis: 110.

Myrecairnie. See Marcarney.

Myres, Mr., martyr: 6.

Myreton of Cambo, Thomas: commissioner of Synod of Fife, 182; brother of, see Myreton, Mr. John.

(Myrton, Morton, Mortoun), Mr. John, Jesuit: 257; apprehended, 556, 557, 558, 559, 563, 569; examination of, 556, 561, 569; memorial, or commission, of, 558–9, 562, 563, 566, 569; King confers with, 559–60, 561, 569–70; Crichton's opinion of, 562, 570; Skene communicates information about, 563–4; depositions of (2nd April 1595), 564; confession of, 566, 570; warrant to examine and give him an assize, 566, 570; copy of his deposition to be sent to Bowes, 567, 568; King desires answer from Council concerning, 568; instructions by Crichton to, 571; intercession with King, for and against, 574, 575; Chancellor to examine, 577, 579; thought better that he should be preserved, 579, 585, 633; to be examined, 597; 598; 605; badly treated in Scotland, 611, 614.