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The Scottish Historical Review


This is a collection of issues of this publication that are on the Internet Archive. Problem is that while they mark some of them as volume 1, etc they don't tell you what is in each volume. This being the case I downloaded a few to explore the contents and found many interesting articles.  I have thus now downloaded quite a few volumes and so below you can now see the basic contents for each. When you click on any of these volume links you are taken to a page for that volume where I've also put in a scan of the contents page so you can also see the author of each article. At the foot of the page is a link to download that volume.  This actually takes up a fair amount of time and effort to do this so hopefully you will find this useful.

There are many interesting articles in these volumes and just reading Volume 1 you will find a critical article on genealogy where the author comments on how the House of Gordon has many compilers but all covering the same main lines whereas none seem willing to spend time on the minor lines. He observes that if genealogists worked in co-operation then much more could be done.

In another article there is a discussion about how one historian has made many incorrect observations and thus slanted the history of Scotland for those that just read his book. The warning is clear in that no history on its own should be considered totally factual.

The there is an article on the Sculptured Stones of Scotland which is also very interesting.  A lot of these articles also give references to other works and in each volume you'll also find a book review section.

The Scottish Historical Review

Volume 1
The Lives of Authors. Lislebourg and Petit Leith. Scotland Described for Queen Magdalene: a curious volume. Letter from William Stewart to Ye Regent, 5 August 1569. A Cross-Slab at St. Andrews. A Hindrance to Genealogy. Hill Burton in Error. Old Oaths and Interjections. The Catalogue of Early Christian Monuments in Scotland. An English Letter of Gospatric. On the Influence of John Lyly. The Law of Treasure Trove. On a Legend from the Island of Tiree. The Municipal Institutions of Scotland: a Historical Survey. The Bannatyne Manuscript: a Sixteenth Century Poetical Miscellany. Life in a Country Manse about 1720. The Fiscal Policy of Scotland before the Union. Scottish Officers in Sweden. The Bishops ofDunkeld. Notes on their Succession from the time of Alexander I. to the Reformation. The Moulding of the Scottish Nation. A Literary Relic of Scottish Lollardy. Eighteenth Century Estimates of Shakespeare. Scottish Alliterative Poems. The Story of Conal Grund. A Successor of David Garrick. On the Danish Ballads. Lady Anne Bothwell. The Celtic Trews. The Mediaeval Stage. Scottish Industrial Undertakings before the Union. The Scottish Ancestors of President Roosevelt. Reviews of Books.

Volume 2
The Scottish Peerage. The Earl's Ferry. The Charitie of the Boxe. Miss Katherine Reed, Court Paintress. Some sidelights on the History of Montrose's Campaigns. Scottish Industrial undertakings before the Union. The Bishops of Dunkeld. The Homes of Claverhouse Grahams. Knox as an Historian. The Influence of Knox. Periodical Literature of the Eighteenth Centry. Mary Queen of Scots and her Brother. The Seige of Edinburgh Castle, 1689. Six Early Charters, The Use and Forms of Judicial Torture in England and Scotland. James VI and the Papacy. Rob Stene: A Court Satirist under James VI. The Alter of St. Fergus in Holy Trinity, St. Andrews. The Scots at Leffingen, 1600. On Certain Points in Scottish Ethnology. The Household of Mary Queen of Scots in 1573. Side Lights from the Dunvegan Charter Chest. The Queen's Maries. The Scots of Solway Moss. Nynia in Northern Pictland. Dunnottar and its Barons. The Battle of Glenshiel. Le Chateau de Brix en Normandie. Review of Books.

Volume 3
A Restoration Duel. The 'Scalacronica' of Sir Thomas Gray. Presbytery and Popery in the Sixteenth Century. The First Highland Regiment: the Argyllshire Highlanders. Charles the Second: His Connection with Art and Letters. The Scottish 'Nation' at the University of Padua. Killiecrankie described by an Eye-Witness. Scottish Industrial Undertakings before the Union. Portraits and Jewels of Mary Stuart. The Scottish Nobility and their part in the National History. 'Charlie He's My Darling,' and other Burns' Originals. Greyfriars in Glasgow. The Ruthven of Freeland Barony. The Early History of the Scots Darien Company. Ballads on the Bishops' Wars, 1638-1640. James I. of Scotland and the University of St. Andrews. The Connexion between Scotland and Man. The Cardinal and the King's Will. The Diary of Sir Thomas Hope. The Pentland Rising and the Battle of Rullion Green. The Excavations at Newstead Fort. The Ruthven of Freeland Barony and Mr. J. H. Round. Reviews of Books.

Volume 4
Story of the King of Ireland and his two Sons. Margaret Nairne and a Bundle of Jacobite Letters. The 'Scalacronica' of Sir Thomas Gray. The Witches of Alloa. The Scottish Parliament, 1560-1707. Glimpses of Old Scots Parish Life. Bishop Norie's Dundee Baptismal Register, 1722-26. The Union of the Parliaments of England and Scotland, 1707. About Mary Queen of Scots' Portraits. Scotland and the Papacy during the Great Schism. A Contract of Mutual Friendship in the '45. Ancient Legend and Modern Poetry in Ireland. John Carmichael of Meadowflat, the Captain of Crawford. Unpublished Topical Poem by Dr Blacklock. The Dispensation for the Marriage of Mary Stuart with Darnley, and its Date. The Union of 1707: Its Story in Outline. Thomas Maitland. The Balfours of Pilrig. Separation of Church and State in France in 1795. Saving the Regalia in 1652. Mary Stuart and the House of Huntly. Scandinavian Ballads on Caithness Soldiers. Burnet on the Scottish Troubles. The Scottish College in Paris. Some Early Scottish Book-bindings and Collectors. The Roman Fort at Newstead: Traces of Successive Occupations. Review of Books.

Volume 5
The Casket Letters. The Templars in Scotland in the Thirteenth Century. The 'Scalacronica' of Sir Thomas Gray. The Teaching of Scottish History in Schools. The Constitutional Necessity for the Union of 1707. Scottish Students in Heidelberg, 1386-1662. The Bishops of Glasgow from the Restoration of the See by Earl David to the Reformation. Notes on the 'Scottish Trial-by-Combat Charter of 1167'. Allan Cameron's Narrative, February-April, 1716. The Relations of Mary Stuart with William Maitland of Lethington. Mr. Lang and the Casket Letters. The Market Cross of Aberdeen. Henry Ker of Graden. The Green Island. A Roxburghshire Mansion and its Contents in 1729. Economic Condition of Scotland under the Commonwealth and the Protectorate. A Contemporary Account of the Highlanders at Macclesfield in 1745. Peculiar Ordination of a Cumberland Benefice, dated 1285. Count Florent V. of Holland, Competitor for the Scottish Crown. Did Ecclesiastical Heraldry exist in Scotland before the Reformation? On the Danish Ballads. A Border Ballad. The Order of the Golden Fleece. M. Anatole France on Jeanne d'Arc. The Abbey of Inchaffray. Reviews of Books.

Volume 6
Literature and History. Chronicle of Lanercost, A.D. 1272-1280. Scottish Trade with the Plantations before 1707. The Relations of the Earl of Murray with Mary Stuart. The Romance of Sir Tristrem. Claverhouse's Last Letter. Ballads illustrating the Relations of England and Scotland during the Seventeenth Century. A New View of the War of Independence. An Edinburgh Account-Book of Two Hundred Years Ago. Letters of Cardinal Beaton, 1.537-1541. Sir Thomas More in his English Works. The Highlanders at Macclesfield in 1745. A New-Year's Gift for the Whigs. A Northern Baronial House. Saint Maolrubha. On the So-called Portrait of George Buchanan by Titian. Scotland in the Eighteenth Century. An Elegy and A Ballad. A Scot in France in 1751. Ecclesiastical Persecution in the Seventeenth Century. Reviews of Books.

Volume 8
The Author of 'Lancelot of the Laik.' The First Historian of Cumberland. The Chronicle of Lanercost. The History of Divorce in Scotland. Letters from Francis Kennedy, Abbeyhill, to Baron Kennedy at Dalquharran, Mayboll. The Siege of Edinburgh, 1745. Roderick Dhu: his Poetical Pedigree. Edinburgh in 1544 and Hertford's Invasion. Jacobite Songs : The True Loyalist or Chevalier's Favourite, 1779. Two Glasgow Merchants in the French Revolution. Charter of the Abbot and Convent of Cupar, 1220. A Roman Outpost on Tweedside: The Fort of Newstead. The Beginnings of St. Andrews University, 1410-1418. The Dispensation for the Marriage of John, Lord of the Isles, and Amie Mac Ruari, 1337. Jacobite Songs. The Scottish Islands in the Diocese of Sodor. Scottish Burgh Records. Two Ballads on Viscount Dundee. The English Thanksgiving Service for King James' delivery from the Cowrie Conspiracy. Spanish Reports and the Wreck at Tobermory. Reviews of Books.

Volume 9
The Black Friars and the Scottish Universities, The Reformers and Divorce; a study on Consistorial Jurisdiction, Scotsmen Serving the Swede. The Hospitallers in Scotland in the Fifteenth Century. The Chronicle of Lanercost. The Old Schools and Universities in Scotland. On the Early Northumbrian Poem, 'A Vision of the Cross of Christ.' Ragna-rok and Orkney. A Roll of the Scottish Parliament, 1344. The Monuments of Caithness. The Post-Reformation Elder. Superstition in Scotland of To-day. Notes on Swedo-Scottish Families. Helenore, or The Fortunate Shepherdess. Student Life in St. Andrews before 1450 A.D. Ballad on the Anticipated Birth of an Heir to Queen Mary, 1554. A Ballad Illustrating the Bishops Wars. John Bruce, Historiographer. 1745-1826. A Secret Agent of James VI. San Viano : a Scottish Saint. Reviews of Books.

Volume 10
Lord Elgin in Canada, 1847-1854. The Scottish Progress of James VI. The Origin of the Holy Loch in Cowall, Argyll. A Mass of St. Ninian. The Honorific 'The'. The Seafield Correspondence. Jacobite Papers at Avignon. The Chronicle of Lanercost. Loose and Broken Men. A Forgotten Scottish Scholar of the Sixteenth Century. Authorship of the Chronicle of Lanercost. Hamilton of Kincavil and the General Assembly of 1563. James Mill in Leadenhall Street, 1819-1836. The Royal Scottish Academy. The Influence of the Convention of the Royal Burghs of Scotland on the Economic Development of Scotland before 1707. Original Charters of the Abbey of Cupar, 1219-1448. Arthur Johnston in his Poems. The Castle Campbell Inventory. Some Seventeenth Century Diaries and Memoirs. Four Representative Documents of Scottish History. The Trade of Orkney at the End of the Eighteenth Century. Dr. Blacklock's Manuscripts. A Sixteenth Century Rental of Haddington. The Origin of the Convention of the Royal Burghs of Scotland: with a Note on the Connection of the Chamberlain with the Burghs. Reviews of Books.

Volume 12
Scotland and the Spanish Armada. The Boundary Stone and the Market Cross. John Barclay. The Site of the New Park in relation to the Battle of Bannockburn. Scotstarvet's 'Trew Relation'. In Memoriam: Sir Archibald C. Lawrie, LL.D., and Rev. Principal Lindsay, D.D., LL.D. Parliamentary Representation in Scotland. A Seventeenth Century Bishop: James Atkine, Bishop of Galloway, 1680-1687. Military Papers of the Time of Charles the Second. Some Medieval House-Burnings by the Vikings of Orkney. Sir David Lindsay: 1490-1555. Dugald Dalgetty: and Scottish Soldiers of Fortune. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Sir Thomas Craig, Feudalist. John Stewart of Baldynneis: The Scottish Desportes. Britain's First Line of Defence, and the Mutiny of 1797. Power Traction in Peace and War : a Historical Sketch. The Preservation of the Tolbooth Steeple of Glasgow. Edinburgh during the Provostship of Sir William Binning, 1675-1677. A Journey in Belgium and Germany a Hundred Years Ago. The Sharp-witted Wife. Reviews of Books.


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