Editors. "Lord Gowrie and his brother Ruthven seize King James VI". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Lord Gowrie and his brother Ruthven seize King James VI (30 words)
Historical Context Note
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.15561 Lord Gowrie and his brother Ruthven seize King James VI 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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