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 SIR JAMES MELVILLE - LoveToKnow Article on SIR JAMES MELVILLE
(1535-1617), Scottish diplomatist and memoir writer, was the third son of Sir John Melville, laird of Raith in the county of Fife, who was executed for treason in 1548.
James Melville in 1549 went to France to become page to Mary Queen of Scots.
During the troubled times following Marys imprisonment and abdication Melville conducted several diplomatic missions of importance, and won the confidence of James VI.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/ME/MELVILLE_SIR_JAMES.htm

  
 Alibris: Sir James Melville
Memoirs of Sir James Melville of Halhill, 1535-1617
The memoirs of Sir James Melville of Halhill, containing an impartial account of the most remarkable affairs of state during the sixteenth century not mentioned by other historians, more particularly relating to the Kingdoms of England and Scotland...
by Melville, James, Sir, and Steuart, A. Francis
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 Encyclopedia: 1535
Sir James Melville (1535 - 1617), historian, son of Sir John Melville, of Hallhill, was a page to Mary Queen of Scots at the French Court, and afterwards one of her Privy Council.
Cornelius Agrippa, as portrayed in Libri tres de occulta philosophia Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim (born of noble birth in Cologne September 14, 1486, died in Grenoble February 18, 1535) was a magician and occult writer, astrologer, and alchemist.
Katarina Stenbock (Torpa, Westrogothia in July 22, 1535 - Strömsholm, Westmannia in December 13, 1621) was the third and last consort of Gustav I of Sweden, and the Queen of Sweden between 1552 and 1560.
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 SIR JAMES MELVILLE - LoveToKnow Article on SIR JAMES MELVILLE
Sir James Melville died at Halhill on the 13th of November 1617.
(1535-1617), Scottish diplomatist and memoir writer, was the third son of Sir John Melville, laird of Raith in the county of Fife, who was executed for treason in 1548.
At Halijill Melville wrote the Memoirs of my own Life, a valuable authority for the history of the period, first published by his grandson, George Scott, in 1683.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/ME/MELVILLE_SIR_JAMES.htm   (2909 words)

  
 SIR JAMES MELVILLE - LoveToKnow Article on SIR JAMES MELVILLE
(1535-1617), Scottish diplomatist and memoir writer, was the third son of Sir John Melville, laird of Raith in the county of Fife, who was executed for treason in 1548.
After the murder of Darnley in February 1567, Melville joined Lord Herries in boldly warning Mary of the danger and disgrace of her projected marriage with Bothwell, and was only saved from the latters veilgeance in consequence by the courageous resolution of the queen.
On Marys return to Scotland in 1561 she gave Melville a pension and an appointment in her household, and she employed him as special emissary to reconcile Queen Elizabeth to her marriage with Darnley.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/ME/MELVILLE_SIR_JAMES.htm   (2909 words)

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