Incomplete collection (lacking original pages 1-2) of fair copies, with frequent calligraphic embellishments, of royal decreets and other formal documents relating to the administration of teinds (tithes) in Scotland. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.31.3.21

Dates

  • 1626-1643, 1678 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    56 folios (original pages 3-115). Folio.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The documents are copies of originals mostly from the period 1626 to 1643, but they include a commission, January 1678, granted by Charles II, and the copyist`s hand is characteristic of the late 17th century.

  • 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

    The manuscript was presented to the Advocates’ Library in 1883 by David Milne Home, Advocate.

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