In the Thirty Years' War Strassburg escaped without molestation by observing a prudent neutrality.
To protect it from molestation Abbot Schaw (or Shaw) induced James IV., a frequent visitor, to erect it into a burgh of barony in 1488, a charter which gave it the right to return a member to the Scots parliament.
Moffat complained to Sir George Grey, the governor of Cape Colony, through whose intervention the molestation by Transvaal Boers of British subjects in their passage through Bechuanaland was stopped.
Sometimes I feel I'm becoming an expert on domestic abuse and child molestation.
But he found means to live in England throughout Mary's reign without further molestation.