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Melville, Andrew. Epitaphium Alexandri Arbuthneti & Thomam Smetoniam duo nostrae gentis lumina, Late 16th - early 17th century

Identifier: De.1.12/13

Scope and Contents

This is an epitaph by the Scottish scholar, theologian and religious reformer, Andrew Melville for Alexander Arbuthnot. And a second epitaph by Melville for Arbuthnot, and Thomas Smeaton, Scottish minister and Principal of Glasgow University.

Scope and Contents

Both epitaphs were printed in the Delitiae Poetarum Scotorum, Amsterdam, 1637.


  • Creation: Late 16th - early 17th century


Language of Materials



1 leaf


Drummond, William, and Robert H. (Robert Hugh) MacDonald. The Library of Drummond of Hawthornden / Edited with an Introduction by Robert H. MacDonald. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1971). Item no. 1378.

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