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  • The consequences of this marriage were to alienate many of the most powerful of the nobility, especially the earls of Arran and Home, and to make Margaret entirely dependent on the house of Douglas; while it furnished the council with a pretext for removing her from the regency and guardianship of the king in favour of Albany in July 1515.
  • We must affect our country as our parents, And if at any time we alienate Our love or industry from doing it honor, We must respect effects and teach the soul Matter of conscience and religion, And not desire of rule or benefit.
  • That would remove any clear choice of political programs and further alienate voters from the political process.
  • They might be pigeonholing too narrowly, which could alienate some listeners and have an effect on the youth audience.
  • People are wary about any actions that could potentially alienate the public and allow activists to be easily cast as the villains.

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