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Erskine, Charles, 1680-1763 (Lord Tinwald | Regent then Professor of Public Law, University of Edinburgh)



  • Existence: 1680 - 1763


Charles Erskine (also spelt Areskine) of Alva, Lord Tinwald (1680-1763), served as a lawyer, judge, law teacher and politician. He was the third son of the 1st Baronet of Alva. He was a profesor of law at the University of Edinburgh in 1707 before becoming an MP in 1722 and later, Lord Advocate in 1737.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Matriculation Laureation accounts, 1696-1765

Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.38
Scope and Contents

Matriculation and laureation accounts of classes of Regents J. Row, C. Erskine and C. Drummond 1696/1697 - 1707/1708. Matriculation accounts for classes of Logic and Metaphysics 1708/1709 - 1764/1765, of Natural Philosophy 1762/1763 - 1764/1765 and of Rhetoric 1765.

Dates: 1696-1765

MS 159: Book of Swedish Laws, 15th century

Identifier: MS 159
Scope and Contents This manuscript is a 15th-century book of law from Linköping, Sweden. It comprises the royal and municipal law of Sweden, laws of marriage, inheritance, land, buildings, commerce, navigation, magistracy, oaths, loyalty, murder, homicide, premeditated assault [?], theft, estate law and church law. There are also rules to be observed by those about to receive the Eucharist, with some other liturgical material.Two fly-leaves of vellum are fragments of a noted breviary of the 13th...
Dates: 15th century

MS 181: Composite manuscript containing six texts, 14th century

Identifier: MS 181
Contents Contains six texts, possibly written by two hands. The first four texts belong to a group of Latin textbooks largely used in schools during the Middle Ages, collectively known as Auctores octo morales ('Eight moral authors'). Catherine Borland erroneously attributes the second, third and fourth text (Liber Faceti docens mores hominum, Liber parabolarum and Liber...
Dates: 14th century