Transcript, 1796, of the register of St Machar`s Cathedral entitled ‘Constitutiones Ecclesiae Cathedralis Abbyrdonensis ...’, 1st half of 16th century, which appears to have been at the time in possession of King`s College, Aberdeen (folio 34), made for Lieutenant-General G H Hutton by James Paterson, session clerk, Aberdeen. Edit


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Level of Description


  • 1st half of 16th century, 1789-1798. (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    xii + 117 folios. Folio.



  • Scope and Contents

    From folio 46 onwards (corresponding to Adv.MS.34.4.4, folio 13) the rubrics in the original are copied in red ink. Bound in at the front of the volume are a letter and a draft of a letter, 1789, of Thomas Gordon, Professor of Greek at King`s College, Aberdeen (folio 1), a letter and a receipt, 1796-1797, of the copyist (folio 31) and a letter, 1798, of Alexander Dickson (folio 32).

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    Adv.MS.34.4.4 (‘Medieval Cartularies of Great Britain’, number 1114).

  • Bibliography

    Davis, G R C. ‘Medieval Cartularies of Great Britain’, London, 1958.