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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.

Thesis on 'The Life of James Sharp'

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Identifier: Coll-1904
Scope and Contents Thesis on the life of James Sharp presented for the degree of Ph.D at Edinburgh University, 1946.

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Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932 (Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burns, Margaret, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Butcher, Samuel Henry, 1850-1910 (classicist, politician and professor of greek, University of Edinburgh) 1
Craw, Barbara M, fl 1900s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Denham, Sir James Steuart, 1712-1780 (3rd Baronet of Goodtrees and 7th Baronet of Coltness | economist | husband of Lady Frances Steuart (1722-1789)) 1
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Denham, Sir James Steuart, 1744-1839 (4th baronet of Goodtrees and 8th baronet of Coltness | British Army Officer) 1
Forster, John, Sir, circa 1515-1602 (English administrator, Scottish borders; deputy warden, English middle march) 1
Fraser, William, Sir, 1816-1898 (solicitor, historian, palaeographer, and genealogist) 1
Goodhart, Harry Chester, 1858-1895 (English footballer and Professor of Humanity, University of Edinburgh) 1
Grant, Ian Robertson, fl 1910-1974 (antiquarian bookseller) 1
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 1
Henderson, Thomas, circa 1599 (burgess of Jedburgh) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir Thomas Hope of Kerse, 1606?1643 (judge; politician) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir, 1573-1646 (1st baronet, of Craighall; lawyer) 1
Jamieson, F R, fl 1890s (lecturer in Latin Literature, University of Edinburgh) 1
Kinloch, G. E., fl. 1820-1829 1
Lemon, Ethelwyn Lilias, fl 1890s-1940s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 1
Maxwell, Ailsa Giles, fl. 1945-1948 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Maxwell, Stuart, fl. 1938-1947, Edinburgh University graduate 1
Pattison, Andrew Seth Pringle-, 1856-1931 (Scottish philosopher) 1
Sharp, James, 1613-1679 (Archbishop of St. Andrews) 1
Steuart, Baronets (of Coltness) 1
Steuart, Sir James, 1608-1681 (Lord Provost of Edinburgh) 1
Steuart, Sir James, 1635-1713 (Lord Advocate of Scotland) 1
Steuart, Sir James, 1681-1727 (Solicitor-General of Scotland) 1
Stevenson, Isabella Watt, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
van Bosen, J. Frederick, fl. 1688 (historian) 1
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