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Introduction-James's first transactions_State of Europe
-Roßni's negociations--Raleigh's conspiracy-Hamptoncorert conference-A Parliament-Peace with Spain,
THE crown of England was never transmitted C AP. from father to son with greater tranquillity, than it passed from the family of Tudor to that of Stuart. During the whole reign of Elizabeth, the eyes of men had been employed in search of her successor; and when old age made the prospect of her death more immediate, there appeared none but the king of Scots, who could advance any just claim or pretension to the throne. He was great grand-son of Margaret, elder daughter of Henry VII. and, on the failure of the male line, Vol. VIII.