1606) was alleged to have been one of the Gowrie conspirators and to have arranged to imprison the king in Fast Castle.
The second arrangement enables any particular engine to enter or leave without disturbing the other; but on the other hand an accident to the turn-table may temporarily imprison the whole of them.
They alone might remain seated in a king's presence, and had power to try and even to imprison a king, who must appear before them at the third summons.
Having meanwhile become archbishop of Canterbury Courtenay summoned a council, or synod, in London, which condemned the opinions of Wycliffe; he then attacked the Lollards at Oxford, and urged the bishops to imprison heretics.
To which he refused to agree; and consequently the Saxon troops withdrew from the imperial army, a proceeding which led the chagrined emperor to seize and imprison Sch6ning in July 1692.