'Sibbaldi Fragmenta Historica.' Edit




  • Late 17th century-1st quarter of 18th century. (Creation)


  • 1 Volumes (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows: (i) Transcript of the 'Chronicon de Melross'; (ii) Relationes Arnaldi Blair; (iii) 'Extracta de MS. D. Gul. Cunninghaim de rebus gestis Gul. Vallæ', 1296; (iv) Dr. Jamieson’s notes upon the ‘Chronicon de Melross’; (v) Three letters of Queen Mary extracted from a Roman Manuscript; (vi) Dr Jamieson’s observations on Melville’s Memoirs and on Bede; (vii) Off the revenue or patrimony of the Crown; (viii) Bull of Pope Urban Vth Contra Magnqs Societates; (ix) A Charter of King Robert printed by Mabillon, with a vindication of the legitimacy of King Robert; (x) A discourse upon the Union of England and Scotland, 1664; (xi) An account of the competition of Scotland betwixt Bruce and Baliol; (xii) Letter of James Strachan, Minister, regarding the death of the Marquis of Montrose.

  • Other Finding Aids

    The description is taken from the “Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Advocates’ Library. III. History” (F.R.186).

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

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