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Arthur, King (Legendary Character)

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Etymological note on 'Glas' as 'water' and 'Dubh-ghlas' for 'Douglas', c1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/109
Scope and Contents

Etymological note on 'Glas' as 'water' and 'Dubh-ghlas' for 'Douglas', including mentions of 'Anaghlas = milk and water' and 'Glas-sheile = water brash' and a note that there is a 'Dubh-ghlas in Leanndaidh Lennox where some say Arthur fought his 3[r]d 4th and 5th battles.' [Douglas Water, Siorrachd Dhùn Breatainn/Dunbartonshire]

Dates: c1892

Notebook No.259, 4 July 1871-21 September 1871

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/259
Scope and Contents Red leather notebook, with index at the back. Page 1 starts with a list of Books taken on Summer Tour, including ‘Prehistoric Archaeology’ 1858, ‘Fuel of the Sun’, ‘Astronomy without Mathematics’, Black’s ‘Atlas’ and Notebooks 256, 211, 210 and 117. Lyell’s group left London on the 4th July, for Derby, then tours the Lake District Lyell's own index Notebook is written by Lyell – scrappy writing and corrections at times – as well as Arabella...
Dates: 4 July 1871-21 September 1871

Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881

Identifier: Coll-74/8/4
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them...
Dates: 1881