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 22 October 2014.]
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.
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