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History, 16th Century (Scotland)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Asheby, W. The offers made by his Majesties Ambassador of England to James VI of Scotland, 4 August 1588

Identifier: De.1.12/5
Scope and Contents

This is a letter written by William Ashby from Elizabeth I, Queen of England to James VI, King of Scotland with offers of: A Duchie; a yearly pension; fifty gentleman guards; and a hundred horsemen and a hundred footmen.

Dates: 4 August 1588

Battle of Belrinnes. A discourse on the Battle of Belrinnes, 1594

Identifier: De.1.12/21
Scope and Contents

This is a discourse of the Battle of Belrinnes, also known as the Battle of Glenlivet. It was fought on 3 October 1594 near Allanreid and Morinsh in Scotland by the Catholic forces of George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly and Francis Hay, 9th Earl of Erroll, who were victorious over the Protestant forces of Archibald Campbell, 7th Earl of Argyll.

Dates: 1594

"Collectanea Scotica" by G. E. Kinloch

Identifier: Coll-1130
Scope and Contents This bound volume contains copies of letters, these being: copy of letter by Sir George McKenzie to the Lord Balcarres, 1684 copy letter from Sir George Mackenzie to the Earls of Moray and Middleton copy letter John, Duke of Lauderdale, 1680 copy letter Elizabeth, Countess of Dysart, after Duchess of Lauderdale copy letters Field...
Dates: 1820-1829

La.III.440: Esther Inglis, "Livret traittant de la grandeur de Dieu et de la cognoissance qu’on peut avoir de luy par ses oeuvres", 1592

Identifier: La.III.440
Scope and Contents This manuscript is a decorative copy of Pierre Du Val’s De la grandeur de Dieu et de la cognoissance qu’on peut avoir de luy par ses oeuvres, first published at Paris in 1553. Written by Esther Inglis in 1592, when she was around 22 years old, it forms part of a group of manuscripts produced between 1586 and 1592 which show her early experiments calligraphy and print imitation. The other manuscripts in this group are now British Library, MS Sloane 987 (...
Dates: 1592

Manuscripts from the William Drummond of Hawthornden Collection

Identifier: De
Scope and Contents

This collection is some of the manuscripts that William Drummond of Hawthornden collected and is the proportion donated to the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 1482 to early 17th century

Mary, Queen of Scots. The declaration of the will of Marie, Quene of Scotland, 1566

Identifier: De.1.12/22
Scope and Contents

This paper consists of a closely written sheet of four pages, in a contemporary hand, and contains the instructions the Queen dictated when lying ill at Jedburgh, after the famous ride she took on horseback to visit the Earl of Bothwell at Hermitage Castle. It was likely transcribed by John Lesley, the Bishop of Ross.

Dates: 1566

Papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson

Identifier: Coll-78
Scope and Contents The papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson within Gen. 1627-1645 consist of general and individual correspondence and correspondence with institutions and publishers. There is material and notes on churches, about crofters, emigration, genealogy, and the Northern Isles. There are lectures and notes; personal and family papers; photographs; and, press cuttings. There is manuscript material, typescript material, and proofs. These all cover the period 1935-1993.The collection also...
Dates: 1549-1993

Section I. Documents of Scottish literature and history, 15th century-18th century

Identifier: La.I
Scope and Contents Documents of Scottish literature and history constitute Section I of the Laing Collection with shelfmarks La.I. The collection contains historical documents and royal letters from the time of King James III to the Union of Scotland with England in 1707. There are documents with original autograph signatures or holograph documents by various statesmen and noblemen, and papers relating to, and letters by, ecclesiastical persons. This Section also defines a band of material including papers,...
Dates: 15th century-18th century