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The Royall Cedar, by Frederic van Bossen

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Identifier: Coll-1474
Scope and Contents Unbound copy of a manuscript, Edinburgh 1688, with original stitching. Commences with an elaborate title page with allegorical figures, with shield and decorated borders. There follows a list of authorities used in the writing of the work and a dedication. Van Bossen states that he has made use of an ancient manuscript by John Tulloch, Bishop of Orkney. The work forms a substantial history of Scottish nobility and follows the structure of that laid out in other copies.

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  • Subject: Genealogy X
  • Names: van Bosen, J. Frederick, fl. 1688 (historian) X