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Catalogue of the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

By: National Gallery of Scotland

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...ery, Queen Street Wt. 8659/18 6-09 3000 {S) 6-09 100 596 NOTICE. Every work in the Gallery is distinctly labelled with the number, the subject, the n... ...zen river or estuary crowded with figures, in the quaint costume of the 17th century, skating and playing hockey or watching the sport. On the left ar... ... known of this painter save that he flourished in the first half of the 16th century. He is said to have studied under Leonardo da Vinci. His subjects... ... Grimaldi). BONIFAZIO. Bonifazio Veneziano. Venetian School. During the 16th century three painters of the name of Bonifazio lived in Venice. The two ... ... painting, Credi was a follower of Leonardo da Vinci. He died at Florence on 12th January, 1537. 99. Holy Family. The Madomia, with fair hair and down... ... energies were mainly concentrated on religious subjects. He died at Rome on 12th November, 1869. 394. The Good Shepherd. The figure, turned to the le... ...He was president of the Painters' Guild of Utrecht, in which town he died on 12th August, 1667. Assigned to Poelenburgh — 19. Venus and Adonis. Venus,...

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12th century

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... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century is the period from 1101 to 1200 in accordance with the... ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century is the period from 1101 to 1200 in accordance with the Jul... ...ding the passage of time, the 12th century is the period from 1101 to 1200 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Common Era . In the hi... ...f the High Middle Ages and is sometimes called the Age of the Cistercian s. In Song Dynasty China an invasion by Jurchens causes a political sc... ...hism of north and south. The Khmer Empire of Cambodia flourished during this century, while the Fatimid s of Egypt were overtaken by the Ayyubid d... ...id dynasty . Ongoing events China is under the Northern Song Dynasty . Early in the century, Zhang Zeduan paints Along the River During the Qingm... ...sty . Ongoing events China is under the Northern Song Dynasty . Early in the century, Zhang Zeduan paints Along the River During the Qingming Fes... ...mpire expands to a much greater area.Europe undergoes the Renaissance of the 12th century . The blast furnace for the smelting of cast iron is i... ...th is first woven. Inventions, discoveries and introductions by year List of 12th-century inventions 1104 —The Venice Arsenal of Venice, Italy,...

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Collections and Observations Methodized : Concerning the Worship, Discipline, And Government of the Church of Scotland

By: Church of Scotland; Steuart, Walter

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...odiz'd ; Concerning theWO RSHIP, DISCIPLINE, and aOVERNMENT of the CHURCH of SCOTLAND. In Four BOOKS, Contra Rationem, nemo Sobrius , ' Contra Scriptu... ...oncerning theWO RSHIP, DISCIPLINE, and aOVERNMENT of the CHURCH of SCOTLAND. In Four BOOKS, Contra Rationem, nemo Sobrius , ' Contra Scripturam, ne- m... ...w differ from us, I hereby prefent them with that Form of the Houfe ofGOD in SCOTLAND, with tiphich their Pious, Wife andheamed Predeceffors did once ... ...n, either as Party or Witnefs, vide Cap i. AB ii.Hjifem. 1707. The Church of Scotlandy by this Article, denys the Independency of Presbyteries and Pro... ...heinms^ in his Tntro- duBion. to Sacred HiHory^ tells us, that in the Second Century, the LORD's Supper was then ExprefTed by fe- veral Names, and amo... ...hereafter the famen be reported to the General Allembly, The AiTembly Augnft 12th 1643. Confidering that Sen- tences of iSuperior Judicatories fliould...

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Christianity in the 12th century

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...le, c. 1100. Christianity in the 12th century was marked by a continuation of the Crusades, namely wi... ...1100. Christianity in the 12th century was marked by a continuation of the Crusades, namely with the ... ... Christianity in the 12th century was marked by a continuation of the Crusades, namely with the Secon... ...s marked by a continuation of the Crusades, namely with the Second Crusade in the Holy Land. Contents ... ...l Inquisition (1184–1230s) and later the Papal Inquisition (1230s). It was in response to movements within Europe considered apostate or heretical to ... ...nsian Crusade were fairly successful in ending heresy. 12th century France witnessed the widespread growth of Catharism, a dualist... ... Crusade were fairly successful in ending heresy. 12th century France witnessed the widespread growth of Catharism, a dualistic be... ....[1] Eight new monastic orders were founded in the 12h century, many of them functioning as Military Knights of the Crusades.[2] C... ...ain force of technological diffusion in medieval Europe. By the end of the 12th century the Cistercian houses numbered 500; in the 13th a hundred more...

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The Booke of the Universall Kirk of Scotland : Wherein the Headis and Conclusionis Devysit Be the Ministers and Commissionaris of the Particular Kirks Thereof, Are Specially Expressed and Contained

By: Church of Scotland; Peterkin, Alexander

...THK UMVKRSALL KIHK OF SCOTLANJ). THE BOOKE ^ MAR 24 1932 UNIVERSALL KIRK OF SCOTLAND: THE HEADIS AND CONCLUSIONIS OEVYSIT BE THE MINISTERS AND COMMIS... ...RSALL KIRK. The printing of this, the earliest Record of the Reformed Church in Scotland, has now reached a period in the history of that Church, whic... ... purloined, and found its way into the hands ofthe Trustees of Sion College, in London; and although hopes were latterly entertained that their restor... ...d by a Committee of the House of Commons, on the subject of Church Patronage in Scotland, in the year 1834, three vo- lumes of the Record were produce... ...ch of Scotland. n PREFACE. It is natural to suppose, that, during the first century of its existence, the political and ecclesiastical revolutions wh... ...doubtedly been to detain these Records from their lawful owners for nearly a century past. " It is unnecessary to add, that the hardship is deeply fel... ...GENERAL ASSEMBLY.] The Conventione of the Kirk, halden in the Kirk of Leith, 12th Januar 1571 [2] : In the quhilk war present the Super- intendants, B... ... considerit. Cap. 3. The 10th article thought plain in the selfe : as to the 12th article, agreit it be framit conforme to the conferrence. Touch- ing... ...ENERAL ASSEMBLY.] The Generall Assemblie, conveint at Dundie, and begune the 12th of July 1580, where there was present the Laird of Lundie, Commissio...

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Scotland

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... Motto: "In My Defens God Me Defend" (Scots) "In my defence God me d... ...p;Scotland  (dark green) – in Europe  (green & dark grey) – i... ... Established 9th century (traditionally 843)  ... ... a. Often shown abbreviated as "In Defens". b. ... ...second-largest city, was the hub of the Scottish Enlightenment of the 18th century, which transformed Scotland into one of the commercial, intellectua... ... 2.4 Early modern era 2.5 18th century 2.6 19th century ... ...kingdom acquired control of the lands lying to the north and south. By the 12th century, the kings of Alba had added to their territories the English-... ...rders. However, processes of cultural and economic change beginning in the 12th century ensured Scotland looked very different in the later Middle Age... ... Scottish state entered a largely successful and stable period between the 12th and 14th centuries, there was relative peace with England, trade and e...

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Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots, 1547-1605, Preserved in the Public Record Office, The British Museum, And Elsewhere in England (Vol. 11) : Vol. 11

By: Great Britain. General Register Office (Scotland)

...od. net S.O. Code No. 44-6011 11 CALENDAR OF THE STATE PAPERS RELATING TO SCOTLAND AND MARY. QUEEN OF SCOTS 15,4 7.-1 60 3 PRESERVED IN THE PUBLIC RE... ...ERS RELATING TO SCOTLAND AND MARY. QUEEN OF SCOTS 15,4 7.-1 60 3 PRESERVED IN THE PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE, THE BRITISH MUSEUM, AND ELSEWHERE. VOL. XL a.d... ...REASURY, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE KEEPER OF THE REGISTERS AND RECORDS OF SCOTLAND H.M. GENERAL REGISTER HOUSE, EDINBURGH. 1930. TABLE OF CONTENTS... ...ith the exception of some material from the British Museum (duly indicated in the Calendar), the original documents are com- prised in volumes L.-LVI.... ... are com- prised in volumes L.-LVI. 1 of the collection of Scottish Papers in the Public Record Office, London. Transcripts of these were pre- pared b... ... I am at the desire of your letter, if it be thought necessary. Edinburgh, 12th June 1592. Signed : John Cargill. Printed in (2) (CERTIFICATE BY JAMES... ...Caldenvood, v - 206 - Cousin, on 9th August 1592 I received your letter of 12th November 1591, saying that you had not received any of ours for about ... ...) (John Chisholm to [William Chisholm] Bishop of Vaison.) f Your letter of 12th November 1591 I received on 9th July 1592. You expressed surprise that... ...e underwritten means have served well, especi- ally in this faction-ridden century. By the first and second the nobles have been retained, by the thir...

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Chronological list of saints and blesseds in the 12th century

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... Gascony 1109 Bornos, then in Portugal Bishop of Braga ... ...Bruno of Segni 1047 Solero in Lombardy 1123 ... ... 1131 Haraldsted near Ringsted in Zeeland, Denmark Martyr ... ... See also Christianity in the 12th century ... ... See also Christianity in the 12th century ... ... 1st century ... ... 1st century 2nd century ... ... 11th century 12th century ... ...ies Chronological lists of saints and blesseds 12th-century Christian saints 12th-cent...

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Report / from Her Majesty's Commissioners for Inquiring into the Administration and Practical Operation of Poor Laws in Scotland

By: Poor Law Inquiry Commission for Scotland

...OR INQUIRING INTO THE ADimiSTRATION AND PRACTICAL OPERATION OF THE POOR LAWS IN SCOTLAND. ^3rcscnttli to 6otj) ?i}ouscs of yarliamcnt feg ©ominanl) of... ...d under the Seal appointed by the Treaty of Union to be kept and made use of in place of the Great Seal of Scotland, in the Words or to the Effect fol... ...n, Esquire, Patrick Macfarlan, Minister of the West Kirk at Greenock, Doctor in Divinity, and James Robertson, Minister of Ellon in our County of Aber... ...t great changes have been taking place since the commencement of the present century, in the circumstances and condition of the people in some parts o... ...er the whole country, In Scotland no assessment was imposed for upwards of a century after the date of the statutes above referred to ; and when at le... ... voluntary alms over that of assessment. Until nearly the middle of the last century, the funds derived from church collections, and other voluntary c... ...payers object, because previously they had nothing to pay at all. Wednesday, 12th April 1843, HEMBEBS PRESENT. Lord Viscount Melville, Lord Belhaven, ... ..., if you have no objection, I shall read :— " Sir,—I received your letter of 12th instant, this day, con- cerning Donald O'Henly, late of this parish,... ... had on hand, consisting of broken road metal, and a meeting was held on the 12th of May last, when a new committee was appointed. That committee took...

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Henry Hylton, de jure 12th Baron Hylton

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..., Anne née Bowes (daughter of Sir George Bowes of Streatlam Castle ). In 1600, Hylton inherited the right to the barony of Hylton from his gran... ...ght to the barony of Hylton from his grandfather (his father having died in c. 1598. However, no Barons Hylton had been called to Parliament si... ... no Barons Hylton had been called to Parliament since the second baron in the 14th century, therefore Hylton was not technically a peer . As Hyl... ...Hylton had been called to Parliament since the second baron in the 14th century, therefore Hylton was not technically a peer . As Hylton was only... ...ater with Lady Shelley at her home of Michelgrove, near Petworth . When Scotland invaded County Durham and the Hylton estates in 1641 as part of t...

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Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland : Compota Thesaurariorum Regum Scotorum : Vol. 3

By: Scotland. Treasurer; Great Britain. General Register Office (Scotland); Scottish Record Office; Dickson, Thomas; Paul, James Balfour, Sir 1846-1931; Mcinnes, C. T; Murray, Athol L. (Athol Laverick)

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...tory Matter, p. xiii. II. — Itinerary of the King during the Period EMBRACED IN THE ACCOUNTS, p. XV. III. — Tournaments, Pastimes, etc., p. xxxviii. I... ... singer, "the crukit vicar," and other minstrels. 3 He left that town on the 12th or 13th, and was in Peebles, on his way home, on the 14th, 4 paying ... ... foot of the lake of Castle Sempill ; it was to be succeeded in about half a century after this by another house built on a different portion of the e... ...d by his trained birds of prey. On the 11th the Spey was crossed, and on the 12th the king was regaled by the singing of maidens at Spynie, most likel... ...int. Eeturning by Wigtown, Dumfries, and Peebles, he was in Edinburgh by the 12th of the month. On the 1st of June, as the king was going to take a tu... ...which were held during the period under review. By the beginning of the 16th century the palmy days of the tournament as a species of military exercis... ... degrees got more and more developed, and thoughby the beginning of the 16th century man was coming to conceive that it was no longer the almost impre...

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William Munro, 12th Baron of Foulis

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...ottish Knight and Scottish clan chief of the highland Clan Munro. He is by tradition the 12th Baron of Foulis and 15th overall chief of the clan.[1] H... ...own Chamberlain.[1][2] William Munro as heir to his father was given sasine of his lands in 1491 as recorded by contemporary documents, the Munro Writ... ... the Munro Writs of Foulis.[2] William is said to have been knighted by king James IV of Scotland and appears in a document as "Sir" William in 1503.[... ...oulis.[2] William is said to have been knighted by king James IV of Scotland and appears in a document as "Sir" William in 1503.[2] ... ...nce for either of the battles. The first is said to have taken place in 1497 when Alexander MacDonald of Lochalsh rebelled against... ...kenzies, who were the king's allies.[3] This version of events is recorded by early 19th-century historian Donald Gregory and seems to be accepted by ... ...an Donald Gregory and seems to be accepted by modern historians.[4][5] However late 19th-century historian Alexander Mackenzie disputes the Munro’s pr... ...story. Rebellion of Donald Dubh In the early 16th century Donald Dubh, chief of Clan Donald rebelled against th... ...s of Lochaber and Mamore to "true men," as recorded in the Register of the Privy Seal of Scotland, 21 March 1501/02.[2] The Earl of Huntly, chief of C...

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Prize Essay on the State of Society and Knowledge in the Highlands of Scotland, Particularly in the Northern Counties, At the Period of the Rebellion in 1745, And of Their Progress up to the Establishment of the Northern Institution for the Promotion of Science and Literature, In 1825

By: Anderson, John, 1798-1839; Inverness (Scotland). Northern Institution for the Promotion of Science and Literature

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND KNOWLEDGE IN THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND Title: PRIZE ESSAY ON THE STATE OF SOCIET... ...e Collection World Public Library.org AND KNOWLEDGE IN THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND Title: PRIZE ESSAY ON THE STATE OF SOCIETY AND KNOWLEDGE IN T... ... OF SCOTLAND Title: PRIZE ESSAY ON THE STATE OF SOCIETY AND KNOWLEDGE IN THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND Author: JOHN ANDERSON Language: English Subje... ...tle: PRIZE ESSAY ON THE STATE OF SOCIETY AND KNOWLEDGE IN THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND Author: JOHN ANDERSON Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literat... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...rn parts of the island beyond the Firths ; but they ap- pear, in the fifth century, to have broken through the barrier's hitherto opposed to them by t... ...the first time in the end of the third, and in the beginning of the fourth century. Porphyrius the philosopher is the oldest author who treats of them... ...f their former foe, to whose territories and their own, they, in the tenth century, gave the appropriate name of Scotland. Having thus seen this great... ...s, (the Earl of Athole alone excepted) to M'In- tosh and his posterity, on 12th June, 1572. The deed is dated at the Isle of Moy, before James M'Intos...

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Scotland in the modern era

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... Scotland in the modern era, from the end of the Jacobite risings and beginnings of i... ..., from the end of the Jacobite risings and beginnings of industrialisation in the 18th century to the present day, has played a major part in the econ... ...nd of the Jacobite risings and beginnings of industrialisation in the 18th century to the present day, has played a major part in the economic, milita... ...made a major contribution to the intellectual life of Europe, particularly in the Enlightenment, producing major figures including the economist Adam ... ... and scientists William Cullen, Joseph Black and James Hutton. In the 19th century major figures included James Watt, James Clerk Maxwell, Lord Kelvin... ...the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In the 20th century, Scotland played a major role in the British and allied effort in t... ... A. Rose, M. Macaroon, V. Crow, Frommer's Scotland (John Wiley & Sons, 12th edn., 2012), ISBN 1119992761, p. 23. ^ ... ... ^ a b L. A. Rose, M. Macaroon, V. Crow, (John Wiley & Sons, 12th edn., 2012), ISBN 1119992761, p. 25. ^ ... ... A. Rose, M. Macaroon, V. Crow, Frommer's Scotland (John Wiley & Sons, 12th edn., 2012), ISBN 1119992761, p. 23. ^ ...

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Scotland

By: Grierson, Elizabeth Wilson

...IBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOSANGELES PEEPS AT MANY LANDS SCOTLAND LIST OF VOLUMES IN THE PEEPS AT MANY LANDS SERIES EACH CONTAINING... ...F CALIFORNIA LOSANGELES PEEPS AT MANY LANDS SCOTLAND LIST OF VOLUMES IN THE PEEPS AT MANY LANDS SERIES EACH CONTAINING 12 FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATION... ... THE PEEPS AT MANY LANDS SERIES EACH CONTAINING 12 FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR EACH 1/6 NET FRANCE HOLLAND INDIA ITALY JAPAN SCOTLAND OTHERS IN ... ...PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR EACH 1/6 NET FRANCE HOLLAND INDIA ITALY JAPAN SCOTLAND OTHERS IN PREPARATION *. PUBLISHED BY ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK SOHO ... ...HE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF EDINBURGH," ETC. WITH TWELVE FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR WILLIAM SMITH, JUN., JOHN FULLEYLOVE, SUTTON PALMER, J. YOUNG HUN... ...SPINNING IN SKYE ....... 72 A SCOTTISH DEER FOREST ...... 80 Sketch-Map of Scotland on page viii. Vll Vlll SCOTLAND CHAPTER I THE LAND OF THE THISTL... ...formation, and it has been a 16 Some of its Cities silent onlooker as century after century has passed, and the history of Scotland has been slow... ...ppened to be in London a few days before the sc. 57 8 Peeps at Many Lands 12th of August (when the grouse-shooting begins), and went down to one of t...

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18th century

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...es: 17th century 18th century ... ... 18th century 19th century ... ... Development of the Watt steam engine in the late 18th century was an important element in the Industrial Revolut... ... Development of the Watt steam engine in the late 18th century was an important element in the Industrial Revolution in Great Brit... ...he late 18th century was an important element in the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. The 18th century las... ... The 18th century lasted from January 1, 1701 to December 31, 1800 in the Gregorian calendar. During the 18th century, the... ... 1745: Second Jacobite Rebellion began by Charles Edward Stuart in Scotland 1745: 17 February, Pakubuwono II establis... ...h 12th ... ...h 12th ...

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Scotland

By: Grierson, Elizabeth Wilson

...o0*7 J NY PUBLK 331 p_. *~~Vl rO ~it\ :i.Y. 10019 G LIST OF VOLUMES IN THE PEEPS AT MANY LANDS AND CITIES SERIES EACH CONTAINING 12 FULL-PAGE... ...S AT MANY LANDS AND CITIES SERIES EACH CONTAINING 12 FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR BELGIUM BURMA CANADA CEYLON CHINA CORSICA DENMARK EDINBURGH EGY... ...D ITALY JAMAICA JAPAN KOREA MOROCCO NEW ZEALAND NORWAY PARIS PORTUGAL RUSSIA SCOTLAND SIAM SOUTH AFRICA SOUTH SEAS SPAIN SWITZERLAND A LARGER VOLUME I... ...SSIA SCOTLAND SIAM SOUTH AFRICA SOUTH SEAS SPAIN SWITZERLAND A LARGER VOLUME IN THE SAME STYLE THE WORLD Containing 37 full-page illustrations incolou... ...Bow BAZAAR STRBBT. CALCUTTA J . ! . _ . -, " . Z I Hi PEEPS AT MANY LANDS SCOTLAND ELIZABETH GRIERSON AUTHOR UK "THE CHILUKKN'S BOOK OF EDINBURGH,"... ...COTTISH DEER FOREST ...... 80 A SCOTS GREY ...... on tht cover Sketch-Map of Scotland on page vii. 8HEU'' SCOT .AND, l liih Mtlei O ! "r-r; >;<-' ;... ...Reformation, and it has been a 16 Some of its Cities silent onlooker as century after century has passed, and the history of Scotland has been sl... ...happened to be in London a few days before the sc. 57 8 Peeps at Many Lands 12th of August (when the grouse-shooting begins), and went down to one of...

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Scandinavian Scotland

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...scendents colonised parts of what is now modern Scotland. Viking influence in the area commenced in the late 8th century, and hostility between the Sc... ...ow modern Scotland. Viking influence in the area commenced in the late 8th century, and hostility between the Scandinavian Earls of Orkney and the eme... ...last to be relinquished by the Norwegian crown. Thorfinn Sigurdsson's rule in the 11th century included expansion well into north mainland Scotland an... ...elinquished by the Norwegian crown. Thorfinn Sigurdsson's rule in the 11th century included expansion well into north mainland Scotland and this may h... ... the zenith of Scandinavian influence. The obliteration of pre-Norse names in the Hebrides and their replacement with Norse ones was almost total alth... ...and beyond. Scottish influence increased from the 13th century on. In 1231 an unbroken line of Norse earls of Orkney ended and the... ...ing the Pictish and Norse periods.[71] There is a remarkable collection of 12th-century runic inscriptions inside Maeshowe.[72] Ca... ... Norse Scottish island possessions in the 12th century. ... ...onstant water levels. Boat timbers discovered there have been dated to the 12th century.[98][99][100] Only three rune stones are known from the west c...

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Selections from Wodrow's Biographical Collections : Divines of the North-East of Scotland

By: Wodrow, Robert, 1679-1734; University of Glasgow. Library; New Spalding Club (Aberdeen, Scotland); Lippe, Robert, 1833

...IONS copies printed Jkfeclione FROM Collections DIVINES OF THE NORTH-EAST OF SCOTLAND EDITED BY THE REVEREND ROBERT LIPPE ABERDEEN for t$ MDCCCX... ... Professor Christie, D.D., an intention that was frustrated by his lamented death. In view of his editorial labours, Dr. Christie had collected a cons... ...tives. The Editor, how- ever, has been unable to make, with one exception, noticed in its proper place, the least use ofthese jottings, from their dis... ...ous readi- ness the transcript of these Selections to be made from the Wodrow MSS. in the University Library ; to the Senatus of the University of Abe... ...y the convulsive struggles of that wonderful religious revolution of the sixteenth century, generally known as the Reformation, and whose issues are s... ...d by successive waves xii WODROW'S COLLECTIONS. of Christian civilisation, which, century after century, and quite independently of each other, exten... ...ol. I. p. 39,] " those possessions of the Church began to be called in the twelfth century benefices, because they originated chiefly from the benefic... ...ssistant, but without success ; and he may be said to have died in harness, on the 12th December, 1600, at the age of eighty-eight. Of Craig's persona... ... effect. He was seized by dysentery and died at London, INTRODUCTION. Ixix on the 12th of October, 1584, in the 46th year of his age. His character h...

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Perth, Scotland

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... Country Scotland Sovereign stat... ... Perth (; Scottish Gaelic: Peairt)[3] is a city in central Scotland, located on the banks of the River Tay. It is the admin... ...cation of the story Fair Maid of Perth by Scottish writer Sir Walter Scott in 1828. During the later medieval period the city was also called St John'... ... city was also called St John's Toun or Saint Johnstoun by its inhabitants in reference to the main church dedicated to St John the Baptist. This name... ...gh status was soon given to the city by King William the Lion in the early 12th century. The city became one of the richest burghs in the country, doi... ...atus was soon given to the city by King William the Lion in the early 12th century. The city became one of the richest burghs in the country, doing tr... ... Statue of John Knox In the mid-16th century, John Knox instigated the Scottish Reformation at grass-roots level... ...ding in Perth.[50] The settlement of the original church dates back to the 12th century.[51] During the middle of the 12th century, the church was all... ...in Perth.[50] The settlement of the original church dates back to the 12th century.[51] During the middle of the 12th century, the church was allowed ...

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Records of the Coinage of Scotland, From the Earliest Period to the Union : Volume 1

By: Cochran Patrick, Robert William, 1842-1897; Scotland. Laws, Statutes, Etc.; Great Britain Laws, Statutes, Etc.;

...surer, the Registers, Warrants, and Accounts of the Cunyie House preserved in the General Register House, Edinburgh, and the Miscellaneous MSS. and Pa... ...eous MSS. and Papers bearing on the History of the Scottish Mint deposited in the Public Record Office, London, the Libraries of the British Museum, t... ...d without abridgment. When contractions are used the words have been given in full ; proper names have been printed with capitals, and punctuation has... ...efly current at the time. They occur down to the middle of the seventeenth century; but it is hardly necessary to remark, that in these Edicts, coins ... ...archaeological interest, were written towards the close of the seventeenth century. Evelyn, in his " Discourse of Medals," u refers to one or two of t... ...series. The MS. has apparently been written about the end of the sixteenth century. The first coin figured is a groat of Alexander III., which is unkn... ...Gray, moneyer, which is divided into two parts; the first beginning at the 12th September 1436, and ending on the 24th December 1437 ; and the second ... ...thin this realme for vj S viij & and the half for nj 3 inj u. 1672. On the 12th of May an Act of the Privy Council J was passed at Leith ordering two ... ..., the Privy Council ordered, by an Act passed at Holyrood on the James vi. 12th July, 1 that all importers of false coins were to be strictly punished...

Subject: Coinage -- Scotland History; Numismatics -- Scotland

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Scotland in the High Middle Ages

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... 10th century in Scotland ... ... 10th century in Scotland ... ... 10th century in Scotland ... ... 11th century in Scotland ... ... 11th century in Scotland ... ... 12th century in Scotland ... ... 12th century in Scotland ... ... 12th century in Scotland ... ... 12th century in Scotland ...

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An Index, Drawn up about the Year 1629, Of Many Records of Charters, Granted by the Different Sovereigns of Scotland between the Years 1309 and 1413, Most of Which Records Have Been Long Missing. With an Introduction, Giving a State, Founded on Authentic Documents Still Preserved, Of the Ancient Records of Scotland, Which Were in That Kingdom in the Year 1292. To Which Is Subjoined, Indexes of the Persons and Places Mentioned in Those Charters.

By: Great Britain. General Register Office, Scotland; Robertson, William, 1740-1803, Editor

...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ... DOCUMENTS STILL PRESERVED, OF THE ANCIENT RECORDS OF SCOTLAND, WHICH WERE IN THAT KINGDOM IN THE YEAR 1 292. TO WHICH ARE SUBJOINED, INDEXES OF THE P... ...r years only had intervened. For ftatutes of a date not more remote than a century prior to the time when tliofe rolls received their titles, could wi... ...ond all controverfy. In later times, however, in the courfe of the prefcnt century efpecially, the authenticity of Regiam Majejiatem has been called i... ...wn, do not appear to be more ancient than the begin, ning of the fifteenth century, two hundred and fifty years at leaft after King David's code mufl ... ... ^i 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, io, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, and 29, in the 12th year; and all the reft, (except No. 21, in which the year is illegible... ...ID, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19, in the nth: And No. 11, and 12, in the 12th year. Neither No. i, nor No. 35, have date or place. The other th.irty... ...s one-and-forfy charters, granted by King Robert II. in the 8th, 9th, nth, 12th, 13th, 14th, 161I., 17th, I 8th, and 19th years of his reign. Nine of ...

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15th century

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...Christoper Columbus arrives in America by Gergio Deluci (1493). ... ...es: 14th century 15th century ... ... 15th century 16th century ... ...ishments – Disestablishments The 15th century was the century which spans the Julian years 1401 to 1500. ... ...the century which spans the Julian years 1401 to 1500. In European history, the 15th century is seen as the bridge between the Lat... ...ny technological, social and cultural developments of the 15th century can in retrospect be seen as heralding the "European miracle" of the following ... ... 1410–1413: Foundation of St Andrews University in Scotland. 1414: Khizr Khan, deputised by Timur to ... ...h 12th ... ...h 12th ...

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Records of Old Aberdeen, Mclvii- Mcmiii

By: Aberdeen (Scotland); Munro, Alexander Macdonald

...ES. General Editor: V. J. Anderson, LL.B., Librarian to the University. -Roll ofAlumni in Arts of King's College, 1596-1860. P. J. Anderion. -Records ... ... Arms. -Records 0/ Invercautd, 1547-1828. Rev. J. G. Michie, M.A. -Rectorial Addresses in the Uniz'ersilies 0/ Aberdeen, 1835-1900. P. J. Anderson -Th... ...04. -Report on Alcyonaria. Professor J. Arthur Thomson, M..\., and others. -Researches in Organic Chemistry. Prof. F. R. Japp, F.R.S., and others. -Me... ..., and to nine Frenchmen robbed by pirates at sea. Towards the close of the seventeenth century considerable sums were raised for the ransom money of s... ...t, alone remains as the only existing relic of the Chanonry buildings of the sixteenth century. 8. St. Peter's Hospital. This hospital founded by Bish... ... July 1644 The said day ane generall fast and humiliatione throw the haill kingdome of Scotland for ane prosperous sucesse to o' armie. II 87 1644] e... ...es declared themselves to continwe acording to the former constitutione of the kirk of Scotland to the q'^ Mr Jo" Seaton did not adheare and did remov... ...the Parish of Crimond, and for 37 years a minister of the Church of Scotland, who died 12th January 1884, aged 79 years. Also of Jessie Seymour Irvine... ...ses were disposed of shortly after the date of the Reformation, and in the seventeenth century most of them were described as " ruinous." The marclies...

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16th century

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...es: 15th century 16th century ... ... 16th century 17th century ... ... The Statue of David, completed by Michelangelo in 1504, is one of the most renowned works of the Renaissance ... ...es: 15th century 16th century ... ...n the reckoning used; the Gregorian calendar introduced a lapse of 10 days in October 1582).[1] It is regarded by historians as th... ... 1582).[1] It is regarded by historians as the century in which the rise of the West occurred. During the 16th century, Spain and ... ...Charles V. This time Henry VIII is allied to the Emperor, while James V of Scotland and Sultan Suleiman I are allied to the French. ... ...h 12th ... ...h 12th ...

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Selections from the Records of the Kirk Session, Presbytery, And Synod of Aberdeen; 1562-1681

By: Aberdeen (Scotland); Stuart, John, 1813-1877

... of Warthill. Charles Lever, Solicitor, London. The Library of the Church of Scotland. The Library of the Faculty of Advocates, Edinburgh. The Library... ... College and University of Aberdeen. The Library of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen. The Libraiy of the University of Edinburgh. The Library of t... ...to the Revolution of 1688. During that time, many and great changes occurred in the civil and ecclesiastical constitution of the country, which necess... ...constitution of the country, which necessarily exer- cised a powerful effect in modifying or altering the principles and habits of the mass of society... ... interposition of the civil power, which oc- curred in the early part of the century, was viewed " as such a thing as had never happened against the C... ...ears after this period. On one occasion, in the early part of the eighteenth century, it was stated by an officer, during a trial before the Sheriff o... ...amilies of the parochine, and excite them to pietie and the familie dewties; 12th, Iff he be dilligent in catechising and impartiall in takeing paines... ...enaltie of fourtie 8. to the puir. J 606.] THE KIRK SESSION OF ABERDEEN. 55 12th October, 1606. The said day, in respect it vves delatit to the sessi... ...rkgett ; Maister Willeam Moir and Archibald Beanis, for the Gallowgett Heid. 12th July, 1607. The said day, inrespect it wes delatit to the sessioun t...

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14th century

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...es: 13th century 14th century ... ... 14th century 15th century ... ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 14th century was the century which lasted from January 1, 1301, to December 31, ... ...was driven out of China and retreated to Mongolia, the Ilkhanate collapsed in Persia, the Chaghatayid dissolved into two parts, and the Golden Horde l... ...lved into two parts, and the Golden Horde lost its position as great power in Eastern Europe. Contents ... ... depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). It is housed in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.. ... ... 14th century 12th century←13th century← ↔ →15th century→16th century ... ...h 12th ... ...h 12th ...

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Records of the County of Banff, 1660-1760, One Hundred Years of County Government

By: Banffshire (Scotland); Grant, James, 1865-1919

...ishop Huriift as Educationist. John Clarke, M.A. 1915. No. 6S.- Territorial Soldiering in N.fr. S,olland. J. M. Mulloch, M.A. M No. 69. Proceedings of... ...cessary archives, and the chief source from which he derived the information contained in Chapter 1. was the Minute Book of the meetings of the Barons... ...t accounts for the apparently abrupt termination of Chapter I., which would otherwise, in accordance with the plan of the book, have embraced the peri... ...ttish Kings ; in England this official has ceased to have much political power, but in Scotland, in the period under consideration, he held almost und... ... said that one of the oldest was made in the reign of Alexander III. in the thirteenth century, and in 1474 Parliament enacted that the retours should... ...eirlie proffeit and commoditie aryseth " (p. 142). Thus a new valuation of the land of Scotland according to rental was obtained, and Chapter II. shew... ...lie of Burdsbank, showing how very scarce money was in Scotland at the end of the i7th century; and after the troubles of 1715 and 1745, in consequenc... ... and those of his colleagues and successors in Banffshire shew that in the seventeenth century the office was not hereditary, or even strictly a life ... ...berdeen, and in arming the people against possible outbreaks by the Highlanders. Elgin 12th August 1714. SIR, I received yours. The news of the Queens...

Subject: Banffshire (Scotland) -- History

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Cricket Scotland

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... Scottish Cricket Union, is the governing body of the sport of cricket in Scotland. The body is based at the National Cricket Academy, Edinburgh.... ...ottish Cricket Union, is the governing body of the sport of cricket in Scotland. The body is based at the National Cricket Academy, Edinburgh. T... ... is based at the National Cricket Academy, Edinburgh. The SCU was formed in 1908, but underwent a major restructuring in 2001 including a name chang... ...cluding a name change. It became an International Cricket Council member in 1994 as an Associate nation. It has three sub-associations: East of Scot... ...ber in 1994 as an Associate nation. It has three sub-associations: East of Scotland Cricket Association, Western District Cricket Union and the Aberde... ...nshire Cricket Association. Structure The governing body for cricket in Scotland is Cricket Scotland which was formed in 1908 as the Scottish Crick... ...industries, while in Edinburgh the game was taken up in the mid nineteenth century by the main Schools in the area, most prominently initially by the ... ...ernational standing was more-or-less ignored for the best part of the 20th century, with three-day matches against Ireland, MCC, touring Test teams an... ...ICC Trophy in Dublin by beating old rivals Ireland, putting the Scots into 12th place in the global rankings. This gave Scotland qualification for the...

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Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots, 1547-1605, Preserved in the Public Record Office, The British Museum, And Elsewhere in England (Vol. 5) : Vol. 5

By: Great Britain. General Register Office (Scotland)

...TE PAPERS RELATING TO pp'TLAND AND MAR^Y,"QUEEN OF SCOTS 1547-1603 PRESERVED IN THE PUBLIC RECOKD OFFICE, THE BRITISH MUSEUM, AND ELSEWHERE IN ENGLAND... ... HIS majesty's treasury, under THE DIRECTION OF THE DEPUTY CLERK REGISTER OF SCOTLAND H. M. GENERAL REGISTER HOUSE EDINBURGH 1907 0, /a ^(- -)/-'' A ... ... the 28th of October 1572, the "great matter" entrusted to ~ Henry Killigrew in the secret document, dated 10th September 1572, could not be proceeded... ...ember 1572 James, Earl of Morton, was chosen to fill the Earl of Mar's place in the Eegency. On the 18th of July 1574^ Walsingham wrote to Killigrew t... ... to Burghley that a man of his, whom he lent Mr. Killigrew, has arrived from Scotland with the Eegent's answer touching the " great matter," but what ... ...s imprisonment in this Calendar. Shrewsbury, writing to Walsing- liam on the 12th of July 1574, mentions that he has delivered certain open letters to... ...iliation that was made to him. Killigrew tells Walsingham in a letter of the 12th of July 1574 that the Eegent does not yet resolve what advice to giv... ...am] to Henry Killigrew. In answer to his letters of the last of June and the 12th of July, he shall understand that he has moved her majesty that he m... ...' 'of April, 1580, calendared under their respective dates. 2^ pp. In a 17th century hand. May 1. 482. Monsieur D'Bourgoing, Physician to the Queen of...

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Scotland in the Early Middle Ages

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... Scotland in the early Middle Ages, between the end of Roman authority in southern an... ...rn and central Britain from around 400 and the rise of the kingdom of Alba in 900, was divided into a series of kingdoms. Of these the four most impor... ...Clut and the Anglian kingdom of Bernicia. After the arrival of the Vikings in the late 8th century, Scandinavian rulers and colonies were established ... ...lian kingdom of Bernicia. After the arrival of the Vikings in the late 8th century, Scandinavian rulers and colonies were established along parts of t... ... were established along parts of the coasts and in the islands. In the 9th century the Scots and Picts were combined under the House of Alpin to form ... ... later, which may draw on oral traditions or earlier sources. From the 7th century there is documentary evidence from Latin sources including the live... ... Danish seamen, painted mid-12th century. The balance between riva... ...tion.[86] These burials are found between the end of the Roman era and the 12th century. They are concentrated strongly in eastern Scotland south of t... ... Danish seamen, painted mid-12th century. The balance between riva...

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Calendar of the State Papers Relating to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots, 1547-1605, Preserved in the Public Record Office, The British Museum, And Elsewhere in England (Vol. 7) : Vol. 7

By: Great Britain. General Register Office (Scotland)

...PAPERS RELATING TO SCOTLl^ND AND MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS 1347-1 6 03. PRESERVED IN THE PUBLIC KECOED OFFICE, THE BEITISH MUSEUM, AND ELSEWHERE IN ENGLAND... ... HIS majesty's treasury, under THE DIRECTION OF THE DEPUTY CLERK REGISTER OF SCOTLAND H. M. GENERAL REGISTER HOUSE EDINBURGH 1913 "' .J* , .. .; '» i... ..., ...... xxix 3. TEXT, 1-692 4. INDEX, 693 INTRODUCTION. INTRODUCTION. In accordance with the principle which guided the Editor in 1584. writing... ...tain from making comments on the historical value of the documents contained in this volume or drawing inferences. His object is to lay before the rea... ...ar, made more convenient for those who desii'e to investigate the history of Scotland ' more thoroughly, and it is hoped that they may be of service t... ...ts circulated of her, have been fully abstracted.^ Burghley in a memorandum, 12th June 1584, sets down the chief points for consideration arising out ... ...med of what was going on in Scotland from the com- mencement of 1583-84 till 12th of May 1584. On 1st January 1583-84, he informed Walsingham that the... ...credibly informed that Seton received letters out of England on . Sunday the 12th instant, and it is thought that he had commission therewith from the... ... the P'?|jtj5^^1;''''',*;"^%°^„^^,^'t\"'^ =^"5'] ^eac^ land in the sixteenth century. Edited by Joseph Bais. 1890-92. Imp. 8vo, cloth. 15s. each Volum...

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8th century

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...Eastern Hemisphere at the beginning of the 8th Century. Millenn... ...ies: 7th century 8th century ... ... 8th century 9th century ... ... The 8th century is the period from 701 to 800 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Common Era. ... ...eferences Overview In the Middle East, the coast of North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula qui... ...he Battle of Tours by the Franks. The tide of Arab conquest came to an end in the middle of the 8th century.[1] In Europe, late in... ... The first European triangular harp designed by the Picts of Scotland. Decades and years ... ...h 12th ... ...h 12th ...

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Scotland : Volume 1

By: Scott, Walter, Sir 1771-1832

...RTISEMENT. THE Author was invited to undertake this general Sketch of Scottish History in connection with a similar abridgment of English History by S... ... willing to incur much labour and risk of re- putation for the privilege of publishing in such society. On the present occasion, the task, though perh... ... young relation. Yet the object and tenour of these two works are extremely different. In the Tales taken from Scottish history, the author, throwing ... ...e Scotland, and are headed by Ed- ward Baliol - - 173 1332. Death of Randolph - - 174 (12th of August) Battle of Dupplin Moor . . 174 The Earl of Marc... ... I. - 258 He is testored to his Kingdom . - 258 Character of James I. - - - 258 1425. (12th of March) Execution of Duke Murdoch and his Friends - - - ... ...icola's conquest. It is at the same time to be supposed, that the Romans of the second century retained in a great measure the military possession of ... ...ed by the Roman eagles, the Caledonians remained quiet till the beginning of the third century, when in the year 207 open war again broke out betwixt ... ... the Moray firth, and left the northern and western Highlands unassailed. In the fifth century there appear in North Britain two powerful and distinct... ...me, a man of peculiarly fierce and daring temper, were next made prisoners. But on the 12th March, 1425, the king found himself, by whatever means, po...

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11th century

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...Eastern Hemisphere in early half of 11th century. ... ... Eastern Hemisphere at the end of the 11th century. Millenn... ...es: 10th century 11th century ... ... 11th century 12th century ... ...ding the passage of time, the 11th century is the period from 1001 to 1100 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Common Era, and the 1st centu... ...Common Era, and the 1st century of the 2nd millennium. In the history of European culture, this period is considered the early par... ...se of Norman domination over much of Europe, along with the prominent role in Europe of notably influential popes. In Northern Italy, a growth of popu... ...n statue of an imperial guardian lion of the Chinese Song Dynasty, 11th or 12th century. 1041: Samuel A... ...lated into Latin from Arabic, shortly before the Latin translations of the 12th century. Troubadours appear in what is now so...

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Records of the Sheriff Court of Aberdeenshire. Edited by David Littlejohn : Volume 1

By: Aberdeenshire (Scotland). Sheriff Court; Littlejohn, David

...e Sheriff Court of flbcraeensDire Edited by David Littlejohn, LL.D. Advocate in Aberdeen Sheriff Clerk of Aherdcenshire Vol. I. Records prior to 1600 ... ...he Fiars Courts of the County. After a beginning had been made with that end in view, Mr. Anderson said to the writer, " The Fiars will not make a boo... ...l not make a book. Why not attack the whole records of the Sheriff Court ? " In a moment of weakness the writer agreed to try, and after learning to r... ...er, to confine the first volume to the half dozen books dating from the i6th century, and the volume now issued is the result. No responsibility attac... ...ther change of locus, however, the third, it is believed, in the course of a century, certainly the second in the course of less than half a century t... ...Did space permit, the same line of enquiry might be followed out in the i8th century, but it is necessary to pass at this point from the extent to the... ...d for damages. Various pleas stated, wit- nesses produced and con- tinued to 12th Febry. for farther evidence. 124 Diet Books: Vol. II., Contents Dat... ...s. for the defenders and condiscendit as is writin upone the proces." On the 12th all the Defences were repelled and proof allowed, but no further ent... ... successor, also John de Bonneville, sold in 1369 to Sir Walter Moigne. 8 On 12th January, 1345, John of Boneville, knight, granted the mill of Mundur...

Subject: Aberdeenshire (Scotland) -- History Sources

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17th century

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...es: 16th century 17th century ... ... 17th century 18th century ... ...ishments – Disestablishments The 17th century was the century that lasted from January 1, 1601, to December 31, 1... ...ry was the century that lasted from January 1, 1601, to December 31, 1700, in the Gregorian calendar. The 17th century falls into the Early Modern per... ...alendar. The 17th century falls into the Early Modern period of Europe and in that continent was characterized by the Dutch Golden Age, the Baroque cu... ... Scientific Revolution, and The General Crisis. This last is characterised in Europe most notably by the Thirty Years' War,[1] the Great Turkish War, ... ... James I of England and VI of Scotland ... ...h 12th ... ...h 12th ...

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Scotland : Volume 1

By: Scott, Walter, Sir 1771-1832; Hazeltine, Mayo Williamson, 1841-1909

... GIFT OF JAMES J. IIC BRIDE STORMING OF A FEUDAL CASTLE Frontispiece, Scotland, vol. one. SCOTLAND BY SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART. WITH A SUPPLEMEN... ... THE Author was invited to undertake this general Sketch of Scottish History in connection with a similar abridgment of English History by Sir James M... ...g to incur much labor and risk of reputation for the privilege of publishing in such society. On the present occasion, the task, though perhaps still ... ...n the volumes called Tales of a Grandfather, transferred from the History of Scotland, for the benefit of a young relation. Yet the object and tenor o... ...lation. Yet the object and tenor of these two works are extremely different. In the Tales taken from Scottish history, the author, throwing into the s... ...conquest. It is at thesametime tobe sup- posed that the Romans of the second century retained in a 16 HISTORY OF SCOTLAND great measure the military ... ...Roman eagles, the Caledonians remained quiet till the beginning of the third century, when, in the year 207, open war again broke out betwixt them and... ... Firth, and left the northern and western Highlands unassailed. In the fifth century there appear in North Britain two powerful and distinct tribes, w... ...of peculiarly fierce and daring temper, were next made prisoners. But on the 12th March, 1425, the king found himself, by whatever means, powerful eno...

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