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Hume, David, 1558-c 1630 (of Godscroft)

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Esther Inglis, "Vincula Unionis sive scita Britannicae id est De Unione insulae Britannicae tractatus secundus. Per David Humium Theagrium", 1605

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Identifier: La.III.249
Scope and Contents The manuscript is a presentation copy of Book 2 of the ‘Treatise on Union’ composed by David Hume of Godscroft (1558-c.1630), intended for King James VI/I and Prince Henry Frederick. Hume was an important humanist scholar, political theorist, and Neo-Latin poet in Jacobean Scotland. His De Unione insulae Britannicae advocates for the closer political union of England and Scotland, and the formation of a new Britain. As seen on the title-page of this...
Dates: 1605