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Fair copy of `Diplomatum veterum collectio`, being Richard Augustine Hay`s transcripts of charters and other formal documents contained in cartularies of mediaeval Scottish religious houses and the archives of the city of Edinburgh.

Identifier: Adv.MS.34.1.10(i)-(iii)

Scope and Contents

The copy was probably begun in 1696 (the date quoted on the title page) and not completed until 1701 or later (34.1.10(iii), folio 294 verso), made apparently by a copyist from the transcripts made by Hay when he was in Scotland between 1686 and 1689.


  • Creation: 1686-1689.


0.00 Linear metres (3 volumes. Folio.)

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Custodial History

The volumes were bought by the Advocates’ Library in 1730 and 1736.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

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