`A Defence or Vindication of the Scottish History and of the Scottish Historians wherein the ancient race of the Scottish Kings ther ancient possession in this island of Great Britain and the antiquity and dignity of the Scottish Church are asserted and the objections of the Bishop of St Asaph are answered`, a condensed version of an apparently unpublished treatise by Sir Robert Sibbald. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.15.1.4

Dates

  • ?1685. (Creation)

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    vi + 87 pages. Folio.

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  • Scope and Contents

    William Lloyd, Bishop of St Asaph had published ‘An Historical Account of Church Government as it was in Great Britain and Ireland. When they first received the Christian religion’; as a result a controversy arose among Scottish historians concerning the origins of the Scots.

    In his discourse Sibbald sets out to prove, with quotations from Roman, Greek and Scottish historians, the antiquity of the Scots.

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    Microfilm available: Mf.Sec.MSS.330.

  • Related Materials

    This is a condensed version, presumably written about the same date, of the treatise at Adv.MS.15.1.4.

  • Bibliography

    Lloyd, William. ‘An Historical Account of Church Government as it was in Great Britain and Ireland. When they first received the Christian religion’ (London, 1684).

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

  • Custodial History

    Bought by the Advocates’ Library, 1723, at the sale of Sir Robert Sibbald`s library.

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