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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Transcribed collections of numbers, names, or other text indicating tallies of concepts collocated for any particular purpose.

Found in 1671 Collections and/or Records:

Catalogues of Sir James Balfour listing 'the Great Constables, Marishales, Chamberlains, & Justiciars of Scotland'.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.33.2.10
Scope and Contents

The description of the manuscript in the folio catalogue (F.R.186) includes the reference: A.7.28.

Dates: 1st half of 17th century.

Cess book for Berwickshire., 1736-1748.

 Item
Identifier: MS.5440
Scope and Contents

The volume is dated 1736 and is described on folio 7 as 'made out from the old authentic Rolls of the Shire, particularly that of 1694'.

There is a list of changes made between 1737 and 1748 (folios 36 verso-39 verso) and indexes of parishes and proprietors (folios 3-6).

Dates: 1736-1748.

Cess book for Berwickshire., 1736-1749.

 Item
Identifier: MS.5441
Scope and Contents

The cess book incorporates some of the changes made between 1737 and 1748 noted in MS.5440 and notes other changes, the latest in 1749.

Dates: 1736-1749.

Chartularies of Inchcolm Abbey and of Scone Abbey transcribed for Walter Macfarlane of Macfarlane., 14th century-16th century, 1700-1707, or after.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.35.2.5
Scope and Contents The contents of the volume are as follows:(i) `Registrum Coenobii Inch-colm: Impensis Walteri McFarlan De Eodem In ipsius usum transcripturn. 1739` (folio 1), copied from the originals belonging to the Earl of Moray (Moray Charters, 42.3, 1420, and 42.4, 1423; ‘Medieval Cartularies’, numbers 1158-1159), with a few additional documents also from the Moray Charters (cf. ‘Charters of the Abbey of Inchcolm’, page vii) (folio 25), extracts from Hay on Inchcolm, 1700-1707, or after...
Dates: 14th century-16th century, 1700-1707, or after.

Chartulary of Dryburgh Abbey and a selection of deeds of Coldingham priory transcribed for Walter Macfarlane of Macfarlane., 15th century, 16th century, 1700-1707, or after.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.35.3.8
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) `Registrum Coenobii de Dryburgh Impensis Walteri MacFarlan de Eodem Transcriptum, Anno MDCCXL` (folio 1), copied from Adv.MS.34.4.7, 15th century, with an extract from Hay on Dryburgh, 1700-1707, or after (folio 127 verso; from Adv.MS.34.1.8, pages 301-302) and a list of the charters (folio 129).(ii) ‘Chartae Prioratus de Coldingham Impensis Walteri MacFarlan de Eodem Transcriptae Anno MDCCXLIV` (folio 135), a...
Dates: 15th century, 16th century, 1700-1707, or after.

Checklist of Designations for SNH., 1994.

 File
Identifier: Acc.13542/894
Scope and Contents

Checklist of all statutory and non-statutory designations relevant to the work of SNH prepared to provide background information.

Dates: 1994.

Chronicles and historical works, written in England.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.33.3.1
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) Table of the sons and grandchildren of St. Louis (folio 1)(ii) `Scala mundi`: historical and genealogical tables from the Creation (folio 1 verso). A similar manuscript of this text is in Trinity College, Cambridge, MS. 645. The chronology goes up to 1519, but apart from a few additions in later hands, the last entry is the accession of Albert the Great in 1438. The tables include lunar and solar years, the dates of...
Dates: 15th century.

Coats of arms of the Nine Worthies, British and foreign royal houses, Kings of Scotland and their consorts from John Baliol to James VI, and the Scottish nobility and gentry.

 File
Identifier: MS.1007
Scope and Contents

At the beginning, on different paper, is a treatise, 'Scotica Nobilitas. Per Archibaldum Harbartum. Scotum. 1602' dedicated to the Bishop of Norwich.

The volume also contains lists of nobles and notes.

Dates: ?1st quarter of 17th century.

‘Collection of above 700 names that begin with Mac`, compiled By Robert Glen.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.34.6.5
Scope and Contents

The names are listed under the letter immediately following the prefix `Mac`. The main series is followed by additional material (page 26) and a note of the number of names under each letter (page 39).

Dates: 1792.

`Collection of armorial bearings, inscriptions, etc.` made by Alexander Deuchar, volume 1., 1812-1841.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.32.7.1A
Scope and Contents

The volume consists of notes on, and sketches of arms, mostly taken from churchyards in Edinburgh and elsewhere in Scotland, with a few copied from seals. They are followed by a list of clans and their badges (page 495), a list of chartularies and related material in the Advocates` and other libraries (page 501), and an index (page 521).

Dates: 1812-1841.

Collection of English arms in trick, probably compiled as a working notebook by herald painters in London, one of whom appears to have worked with Sir Henry Saint George, Garter King of Arms.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.31.4.6
Scope and Contents The earliest section (folio 14) includes a number of mythological coats (for example, those of Cupid and the Nine Worthies) and some of members of the nobility and gentry from 1573 onwards. Many of the later additions are dated between 1630 and 1641. There are a few pedigrees and three indices to the compilation (folios i verso, 82 verso, and 86 verso). There is also a list of arms painters authorised in England (folio 88 verso), with a note `all theas in my life time kepte open shope and...
Dates: Late 16th century-1664.

Collection of sayings and anecdotes entitled 'Collectanea Apophthegmatum', compiled by Lauchlan McIntosh.

 File
Identifier: MS.9612
Scope and Contents The entries are collected chiefly from classical sources and are arranged, alphabetically as far as possible, under an alphabetical sequence of headings. The collection is followed by a description of Jerusalem before its destruction by Vespasian (folio 130), a descriptive list arranged alphabetically of the places mentioned in the Old Testament, with their distances from Jerusalem in English miles (folio 138), and a similar list of the places mentioned in the New Testament, preceded by...
Dates: 1646.

Collection of Scottish poems and satirical verse.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.19.1.13
Scope and Contents

The first 70 folios are in manuscript while the latter half of the volume consists of a collection of printed broadsides of the 18th century. Several of the manuscript items appear in print and a list of them is inserted at the beginning of the volume.

Dates: ?Early 18th century.

Collection of state papers of the reigns of James VI and Charles I made by Sir James Balfour of Denmilne, Lord Lyon King of Arms.

 Collection
Identifier: Adv.MSS.33.1.1-33.1.15
Scope and Contents

The collection is known both as the `Denmilne State Papers` and the `Denmilne Collection`. Less formally it is often referred to as the `Denmilne Manuscripts`.

Dates: 1548-1641.

'Collection of the ancient martial music of Caledonia’ by Donald Macdonald (Edinburgh, 1822), with the signature of Peter Reid dated Glasgow 1826, a poem in his hand, and other material bound in at the back.

 File
Identifier: MS.22118
Scope and Contents Peter Reid's signature is on the flyleaf (folio i) and the poem in his hand on the recto of page 2 of the 'Instructions'.Bound in at the back are:(i) Leaves ruled for music on most of which Reid has written out additional tunes, below which, on some of the leaves, are marginalia, parts of which have been lost due to trimming of the leaves (folio 1);(ii) Unruled leaves on which he has written various poems and songs (folio 35), and a list of the clans of...
Dates: 1822-1826