'Copy of original letters &c. &c. by Queen Mary, King James VI, &c. &c. to the Lairds of Barnbarroch &c. from 1559 to 1618', 1794. Edit




  • 1559-1618. (Creation)


  • 99 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1943, with MSS.3001, 3003-3007, by the Committee of the Edinburgh Book Salvage Drive, through the City Librarian.

  • Arrangement

    viii + 91 folios, including several blank.

  • Scope and Contents

    The copies of letters are preceded by an engraved table of the branches of the family of Vaux, Vaus, or Vans, 1815, pasted inside the front cover, and a list of members of the Barnbarroch family who have held public office (folio ii), and followed by a manuscript pedigree of that family to 1809 (folio 89).

  • Bibliography

    All the letters have been published in ‘Miscellany of the Maitland Club’, volume i (1840), page 253, or in ‘Correspondence of Sir Patrick Waus’, edited by Robert Vans Agnew (Edinburgh, 1882), except those numbered xi, xx, and xxxv.