Author:[Elizabeth Mure]; Hay, Richard

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A VINDICATION OF ELIZABETH MORE, FROM THE IMPUTATION OF BEING A CONCUBINE; AND HER CHILDREN, FROM THE TACHE OF BASTARDY: CONFUTING THE CRITICAL OBSERVATIONS OF SOME LATE WRITERS...

By: [Elizabeth Mure]; Hay, Richard

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed by William Adams junior. Sold by the booksellers of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen: 1723

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1068

Condition: Very good +


Small 4to (6¾” x 8”). pp. vii; [1]; 132. Bound in 19th century half blue morocco over marbled boards with gold ruling and the title in gold on the spine. Elizabeth More ("Elizabeth Mure", "Elizabeth More", "Elizabeth Muir", "Elizabeth Mohr", "Elizabeth de la Mohr") (1320 - 1355) was the Countess of Strathearn, Countess of Athol and was the wife of Robert II, King of Scots. Elizabeth Mure (Robert's 4th cousin) was initially Robert's mistress, and all of their children were born out of wedlock. Hay's treatise attempts to show that Robert's and Elizabeth's marriage occurred in 1334 (... View more info