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'Sibbaldi Fragmenta Historica.'

Identifier: Adv.MS.33.3.25

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.


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

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1 Volumes ; Folio.

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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.

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