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Aberdeen Franciscans. Transcript by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, 1813, of the Obit Book of the Observantine Greyfriars of Aberdeen, compiled between 1550 and 1560., 1550-1560.

Identifier: Adv.MS.9A.1.14

Scope and Contents

The transcript is written on paper watermarked 1813 and bound with endpapers watermarked 1821.

Hutton`s description of the original manuscript is written on a leaf tipped in before the text (folio vii).


  • Creation: 1550-1560.


0.00 Linear metres (xix + 62 folios.)

Existence and Location of Originals

The original manuscript is at Aberdeen University Library.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available: Mf.Sec.MSS.157.


The original manuscript is number 142 in the ‘Catalogue of Scottish Medieval Liturgical Books and Fragments’ by D McRoberts (Glasgow, 1953).
The original manuscript is printed with facsimiles in ‘The Scottish Greyfriars’ by W Moir Bryce, volume ii, pages 281-336.

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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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