Excerpts from printed works concerning history and genealogy, compiled by Andrew Stuart and his brother James Stuart. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.8304
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1787-1795. (Creation)

Extents

  • 287 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The excerpts are from the following:

    (i) Scottish sources, including ‘System of heraldry, speculative and practical’ by Alexander Nisbet (Edinburgh, 1722-1742), ‘Annals of Scotland’ by David Dalrymple (Edinburgh, 1776-1779), and ’History of the House of Douglas’ by David Hume of Godscroft (Edinburgh, 1643) (folio 1);

    (ii) English sources, including ‘Holinshed’s Chronicles’ (London, 1577) and ’Foedera’ by Thomas Rymer (London, 1704-1713), with a biography of Arabella Stuart (folio 94);

    (iii) French sources, including ‘Histoire abbregée’ by David Chambers, Lord Ormond (Paris, 1579), ‘Recueil des Rois de France’ by Jean Du Tillet (Paris, 1566), and ’Histoire de Berry’ by Gaspard Thaumas de la Thaumassière (Bourges, 1689) (folio 231).

  • Arrangement

    287 folios.

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