Related to insolency: insolvency
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It is well, when nobles are not too great for sovereignty nor for justice; and yet maintained in that height, as the insolency of inferiors may be broken upon them, before it come on too fast upon the majesty of kings.
On October 3 D'Ewes asserted that to allow ministers to put anyone whom they pleased from the sacrament would be an occasion of "Pride Tyranny and Insolency in the Clergy," and he also pointed to the "great passions" to which clergymen were subject.
for thair misbehauiour in tyme of exercyse sumtyme with lauchter lycht & oncumlie Iestouris vnsemelie for yat place speciallie quhen any thing was spokin be any of the brethrene tending to ye noting & reprufe of yair insolency yair or at vyer tymis in thair vntymous pastymis As also ye saidis personis tumultuouslie assembling tham selfis at ye kirk duir & entrie to ye seat of ye Elderechip first Iamis steuensone spak in publick audience & heiring of all to Iamis Gibsone saying / Our doingis is honester n<.