Fragments of a life of Sir William Wallace (folio 1) and of notes (folios 17, 19) relating to another, unidentified life, possibly an edition of Blind Harry`s ‘Wallace’, by Richard Augustine Hay. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.33.4.18

Dates

  • Circa 1732. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    50 folios. Folio.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The manuscript is undated, but from a reference to ‘the late Mr Lockhart of Carnwath’ (folio 29 verso), it seems that the notes at least were written probably in 1732; the life may have been written about the same time.

  • Bibliography

    `Catalogus Librorum Manuscriptorum in Bibliotheca D. Thomae Phillipps, Bt.` (1837-1871): manuscript 31910.

  • 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 formerly in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps. It was sold at Sotheby`s, June 1893, lot 732, and was bought by the Advocates’ Library in 1900.

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