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‘Copie of the Depositions of the Chirurgeons and Apothecaryes upon therle of Athollis deathe', giving a full medical account of the illness and death of the Earl of Atholl, and of the subsequent post-mortem examination., 1579.

Identifier: MS.3157

Scope and Contents

Copied by Alexander Macdonald from a manuscript communicated to Thomas Thomson by Sir Cuthbert Sharpe (see note in Thomson's hand on folio 6 verso). The deposition is followed by 'Lady Athollis Protestatioun anent her husbandis death' (folio 7).


  • Creation: 1579.

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10 Leaves ; Quarto.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Undetermined


10 folios.


See ‘Register of the Privy Council of Scotland’, volume iii, page 184.

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