Genealogies of Scottish families, copied by Robert Mylne. Edit




  • 1685, or later. (Creation)


  • 0.00 Linear metres (Whole)
    i folio + 484 pages. Octavo.



  • Scope and Contents

    The contents of the manuscript are as follows:

    (i) The compilation by Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh (see Adv.MS.34.3.19) copied from a manuscript of 1685 or later, with some additional material taken from ‘The Great historical geographical, genealogical and poetical dictionary’ (page 1).

    (ii) Genealogical material taken partly from Camden, Dugdale and other historians (page 395).

    (iii) Verses on the death of William, 6th Earl of Douglas (page 480).

    (iv) Index to section (i) (page 483).

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    Microfilm available: Mf.Sec.MSS.16.

  • Related Materials

    Adv.MS.34.3.19: `Collections of the most remarkable accounts that relate to the families of Scotland drawn from ther own charters and other authentick writts ... with ane account of ther armes’.

  • Bibliography

    Moréri, Louis. ‘Great historical geographical, genealogical and poetical dictionary’ (London, 1701).

  • 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

    Contemporary binding of brown morocco, gilt-stamped.