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Mackie, Charles, 1688-1770 (Professor of History, University of Edinburgh)

 Person

Charles Mackie was born in Limekilns, Fife, on 31 March 1688. He was educated at Edinburgh University, graduating in 1705, and then he studied abroad at Groeningen in the Netherlands, 1707-1708, and at Leiden, 1715. During the purge of Jacobites within Scotland's university system a vacancy for Mackie seemed possible, and in 1719 he was offered the new Chair of Universal History at Edinburgh University. He held this until 1753. Professor Charles Mackie died in 1770.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Edinburgh University Register, 1644

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/GOV/CRT/Da.21/1
Scope and Contents The register contains the discipline and rules for the College of Edinburgh. In the back of the volume, written upside down, are notes made by Mackie on European and Scottish family trees, both royal and landed families, history of parts of Europe including more detail on Scottish and English history, with listings of significant events.

It is almost certainly a later copy: this is definitely so if it was written by Mackie.

Index Funereus, 29 annorum, 1727-1756, by Charles Mackie, Professor of Civil History in the University of Edinburgh ; MS.copy with printed matter., 1727-1756

 Archival Record
Identifier: La.III.628
Scope and Contents From the Series: Bound volumes constitute Section III of the Laing Collection with shelfmarks La.III. This long series of bound volumes includes copies of the scriptures and portions of the scriptures on vellum; breviaries and missals on vellum; treatises, discourses, sermons and notes on theological matters; and, treatises and notes on philosophical matters. There is historical, legal, and biographical material, and also letters. Within the series too there are some well known Scottish musical texts, poems,...

John Steuart's copy of Professor Charles Mackie's lectures on Roman antiquities, c 1720-1740

 Item
Scope and Contents John Steuart's copy of Professor Charles Mackie's lectures on Roman antiquities, c 1720-1740, 419pp.

Note-book of Professor Charles Mackie, Edinburgh, no date

 Archival Record
Identifier: La.III.558
Scope and Contents From the Series: Bound volumes constitute Section III of the Laing Collection with shelfmarks La.III. This long series of bound volumes includes copies of the scriptures and portions of the scriptures on vellum; breviaries and missals on vellum; treatises, discourses, sermons and notes on theological matters; and, treatises and notes on philosophical matters. There is historical, legal, and biographical material, and also letters. Within the series too there are some well known Scottish musical texts, poems,...

Papers of Charles Mackie

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-423
Scope and Contents Volumes: Index Funereus 29 Annorum, June 1727 - June 1756 (Dc.1.47) Commonplace books containing chiefly notes and extracts on Roman and general history, 2 vols [also containing a list in vol. 2 of Mackie's students in History and Roman Antiquities] (Dc.5.24) Annotationes in ontologiam Gerrardi de Vries, 1703 (Dc.7.79) Commonplace book containing various...

Papers of Lauriston William Sharp

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-83
Scope and Contents The papers of Lauriston William Sharp at Gen. 2157 consist of printed material such as journals and sheets; numerous bundles of scholarly notes on writers both in manuscript and typescript; notebooks; library notes and card indexes; and, other miscellaneous papers. At Dk.1.29 there are Sharp's notes and miscellaneous items on James Kirkwood (circa 1650-1708) who worked on the establishment of libraries in Scotland, and at Dk.7.51 typescript and notes on Charles Mackie (1688-1770) the first...