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... Bothwell, with others, including the Earl of Huntly, was charged with treason for engaging in an armed uprising and plotting to seize the king at Holyroodhouse ... More seriously, Bothwell was arrested on witchcraft accusations on 15 April 1591 ... James then asked Bothwell, as Admiral of Scotland, to prepare a fleet to fetch Anne ...
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“No Government can be long secure without a formidable Opposition. It reduces their supporters to that tractable number which can be managed by the joint influences of fruition and hope. It offers vengeance to the discontented, and distinction to the ambitious; and employs the energies of aspiring spirits, who otherwise may prove traitors in a division or assassins in a debate.”
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