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Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This is a volume of collected poems of Sir Richard Maitland, Senator of the College of Justice, an Ordinary Lord of Session from 1561 until 1584, and notable Scottish poet
Dates: Late 16th century
Scope and Contents The ms and ts collection, and printed ephemera, is composed of correspondence, cards and book-labels, some of which are items which had been placed inside volumes within the George Sims and the Tragara Press monograph collection (Folders 1-6), and a few gifted separately by the same seller (Folder 7). The items are: Folder 1 - Cards, with poems: All that has follied with the sun is done, George...
Scope and Contents This is a substantial manuscript book of poems all written by Josiah Conder - quarto, 4-page index followed by 192-pages of poetry, and containing 79 poems. Most of the poems are dated and a few towards the end of the volume are signed. The poems were all written by Conder when he was aged between fifteen and nineteen, and 25 of them may have been published in various places including Conder's first book, The associate minstrels (1810). Perhaps five of the...
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following materials: 1 x spiral bound copy of Granny's Guest 1902-1945, by Torfrida, which is an account of Ransford family life from the birth of Torfrida, her mother, in 1902, until Tessa and her family returned to Britain in the 1940s, pp.73 1 x bundle correspondence from Walter to Tessa, Duncan [Glen] to Tessa, and Eileen to Tessa, 2007-2010 1 x copy of ...
Scope and Contents This is a poem by the Scottish scholar, theologian and religious reformer, about the lawyer, poet and master of Edinburgh grammar school Hercules Rollock.
Dates: Late 16th to early 17th century
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E 
Scope and Contents Latin verse copied out by Gregory, concerning the descent of royal rule in Scotland from earliest antiquity. An English description of the book from which he copied follows.
Scope and Contents This volume contains the poetic works of Alexander Montgomerie, Scottish Jacobean courtier and poet, he was one of the principal members of the Castalian Band. Montgomerie’s poetic output of over 100 pieces is mostly known from this volume, known as the Ker manuscript. Margaret Ker was the daughter of John Lord Herries of Newbattle Abbey, who was a neighbour of William Drummond of Hawthornden.
Dates: Late 16th century
Identifier: MS 203
Contents The manuscript contains the text of a commentary to Petrarch's Triumph of Fame written by Jacopo Bracciolini and published for the first time in 1475. The Triumphs (Trionfi in Italian) are a series of allegorical poems written in vernacular Italian by the poet Francesco Petrarca (1304 - 1374). They take their title from the Roman tradition of the triumph, the spectacular procession in which the...
Dates: 15th century
Scope and Contents Note about Crann[o]g nien Ri L[och]lann [Crannog nighean Rìgh Lochlainn/Dùn Crannag] that it is situated at Crannag [Barraigh/Isle of Barra], which is where the placename comes from. A dun was built for here there but the roof was filled over and the people inside were killed. It is mentioned in the poem 'Tha Chr[a]n[na]g fo chlachan an duin'.
Dates: September 1872