Lord Gowrie and his brother Ruthven seize King James VI (30 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

In what is known as the Gowrie Conspiracy, Lord Gowrie and his brother, Alexander Ruthven, attempt to kidnap the Scottish king James VI, who has to be rescued by attendants.

We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.

Citation:
Editors. "Lord Gowrie and his brother Ruthven seize King James VI". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15561, accessed 19 August 2017.]

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.