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Alexander, William. Doomesday or the Great day of the Lords Judgement, Early 16th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.4.72

Scope and Contents

This volume contains William Alexander's poem Doomesday or the Great day of the Lords Iudgement. There are four stanza of eight lines each to a page and the text breaks off at the end of the second stanza of the "Fifth Hour".


  • Early 16th century



1 volume (Binding: White vellum over boards with gilt tooled border and frame. Royal Arms are gilt stamped in centre of front and back covers. Gilt stamped shield with Academ Edinburg Guil Drummond Ab Hawthornden D.D.Q inside front cover and gilt stamped winged horse over laurel wreath with Hos Gloria Reddit Honores inside back cover. Brown morocco title label on spine. Gilt edges to text block.) : 63 leaves

The Library of Drummond of Hawthornden, Macdonald, 1971

Materials Specific Details

"Given to the Colledge of King James in Edenbrough 1624 by W.D." written on the first leaf recto.

Materials Specific Details

With some annotation, possibly in William Drummond's hand.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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