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Scotland -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 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

Res.7.35 Summary of an interview with an adolescent, male interviewer, 5 October 1962

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/7/35
Scope and Contents Employment: First job was with as a plumber's apprentice in the Grassmarket. He had been keen to stay on at school and his teachers were supportive but his family were keen for him to start earning and the Youth Employment Officer didn't think his grades were good enough "She punctured by like a balloon". When starting work he was asked "have you got sticky fingers?". Older men would send new starts to look for non-existent pieces of equipment. Present job is apprentice loom tuner in McNabs....
Dates: Other: 5 October 1962

The staggering state of the Scottish statesmen, by Sir John Scott of Scotstarvit

Identifier: Coll-1157
Scope and Contents At E2008.51 is a neat scribal copy of Scott's reflection on the instability of success, including his own fall from office. The full title of the work is: The Staggering State of the Scottish Statesmen, viz. Chancelars, Secretaries, Thesaurers and their deputs, Kings advocats, Justice Clerks, Clerks of Register, Privy Seall, Comptrollers, Admiralls and Cheif justices; for 100 years bygain, to witt from the year 1550, to the year 1650. Collected by Sr John Scott of...
Dates: 1550-1650