James VI and the Gowrie Mystery
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James VI and the Gowrie Mystery

By Andrew Lang
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Table of Contents
  • JAMES VI and THE GOWRIE MYSTERY
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • I.  THE MYSTERY AND THE EVIDENCE
  • II.  THE SLAUGHTER OF THE RUTHVENS
  • III.  THE KING’S OWN NARRATIVE
  • IV.  THE KING’S NARRATIVE—II.  THE MAN IN THE TURRET
  • V.  HENDERSON’S NARRATIVE
  • VI.  THE STRANGE CASE OF MR. ROBERT OLIPHANT
  • VII.  THE CONTEMPORARY RUTHVEN VINDICATION
  • VIII.  THE THEORY OF AN ACCIDENTAL BRAWL
  • IX.  CONTEMPORARY CLERICAL CRITICISM
  • X.  POPULAR CRITICISM OF THE DAY
  • XI.  THE KING AND THE RUTHVENS
  • XII.  LOGAN OF RESTALRIG
  • XIII.  THE SECRETS OF SPROT
  • XIV.  THE LAIRD AND THE NOTARY
  • XV.  THE FINAL CONFESSIONS OF THE NOTARY
  • XVI.  WHAT IS LETTER IV?
  • XVII.  INFERENCES AS TO THE CASKET LETTERS
  • APPENDICES
    • APPENDIX A.  THE FRONTISPIECE
    • APPENDIX B: THE CONTEMPORARY RUTHVEN VINDICATION
    • APPENDIX C. FIVE LETTERS FORGED BY SPROT, AS FROM LOGAN
  • INDEX
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