Lives of
Scottish Poets
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DAVID HILL RADCLIFFE

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Part I. (Volume I.)
Front-matter
James the First
Thomas the Rhymer
John Barbour
Andrew Wyntoun
Gavin Douglas
Allan Ramsay
William Meston
John Home
James Beattie
Robert Burns

Part II. (Volume I.)
Front-matter
James the Fifth
William Dunbar
Sir James Inglis
Henry the Minstrel
Sir David Lyndsay
Alexander Barclay
Alexander Montgomerie
William Alexander
William Drummond
James Thomson
John Oswald

Part III. (Volume II.)
Front-matter
James the Sixth
Sir Richard Maitland
Arthur Johnston
Hamilton of Bangour
Hamilton of Gilbertfield
Samuel Colvil
Alexander Ross
John Armstrong
John Ogilvie
James Macpherson
Charles Salmon

Part IV. (Volume II.)
Front-matter
Alexander Hume
John Bellenden
Mark Alexander Boyd
Ninian Paterson
William Wilkie
Robert Fergusson
William Julius Mickle
Alexander Geddes
James Grahame

Part V. (Volume III.)
Front-matter
Robert Henryson
Alexander Scott
Walter Kennedy
John Ogilby
Alexander Pennecuik
Alexander Cunningham
David Mallet
William Falconer
Francis Garden
Robert Blair
James Moor
James Graeme
Caleb Whitefoord
James Grainger
Hector Macneill
John Wilson

Part VI. (Volume III.)
Front-matter
Robert Kerr
Richard Lord Maitland
Thomas Hamilton
Charles Hamilton
Michael Bruce
Thomas Blacklock
John Logan
Andrew Macdonald
James Mercer

Appendix. (Volume III.)
James I
Allan Ramsay
John Home
Robert Burns
William Drummond
Robert Fergusson
Alexander Scott
John Wilson
Index
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LIVES
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Adamson, Henry (1581-1637) supplement: VI 89
Adamson, Patrick (1537-1692) supplement: VI 89
Affleck, James (?-1500 fl.) supplement: VI 91
Alexander, William (1577-1640) : II 98
Alves, Robert (1745-1794) supplement: VI 91
Anderson, Henry (?-1630 fl.) supplement: VI 92
Anstruther, Sir William (?-1706) supplement: VI 92
Arbuthnot, Alexander (1538-1583) supplement: VI 94
Arbuthnot, John (1667-1735) supplement: VI 95
Armstrong, John (1709-1779) : III 115
Armstrong, John (1771-1797) supplement: VI 97
Ayton, Sir Robert (1570-1638) supplement: VI 97
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Balfour, Sir James (1604-1657) supplement: VI 100
Balnaves, Henry (?-1579) supplement: VI 100
Bannatyne, George (1545-1608) supplement: VI 100
Barbour, John (1320 ca.-1395) : I 40
Barclay, Alexander (1484 ca.-1552) : II 74
Barclay, John (?-1691) supplement: VI 101
Barclay, William (1570 ca.-1627 ca.) supplement: VI 103
Barry, Thomas (?-1560 fl.) supplement: VI 103
Beattie, James (1735-1803) : I 139
Beattie, James Hay (1768-1790) supplement: VI 103
Bellenden, John (1495 ca.-1548 ca.) : IV 19
Blacklock, Thomas (1721-1791) : VI 29
Blackwood, Adam (1539-1613) supplement: VI 104
Blair, John (?-1300 ca.) supplement: VI 104
Blair, Robert (1699-1746) : V 104
Boswell, James (1740-1795) supplement: VI 105
Boyd, Mark Alexander (1563-1601) : IV 26
Boyd, Robert (1578-1627) supplement: VI 106
Boyd, Zachariah (1585?-1653) supplement: VI 106
Bruce, Michael (1746-1767) : VI 17
Buchanan, Dugald (1716-1763) supplement: VI 107
Buchanan, George (1506-1582) supplement: VI 107
Burel, John (1565-1603) supplement: VI 111
Burne, Nichol (?-1598 fl.) supplement: VI 111
Burns, Robert (1759-1796) : I 157
Burns, Robert (appendix): VI 73
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Cameron, William (1751-1811) supplement: VI 112
Campbell, Kenneth (?-1721) supplement: VI 112
Clapperton: supplement: VI 113
Clark, John (?-1807) supplement: VI 113
Clark, William (?-1685) supplement: VI 113
Cleland, William (1661?-1689) supplement: VI 114
Clerk, John (?-1500 fl.) supplement: VI 115
Clerk of Tranent (?-1500 fl.) supplement: VI 115
Cochran, William (?-1780 fl.) supplement: VI 116
Colvil, Samuel (?-1681 fl.) : III 101
Colvill, Robert (?-1788) supplement: VI 116
Craig, Sir Thomas (1538-1608) supplement: VI 116
Craige, Alexander (1567?-1627) supplement: VI 116
Crawford, David (1665-1726) supplement: VI 117
Crawford, Robert (1695?-1733?) supplement: VI 117
Crichton, George (1555 ca.-1611) supplement: VI 118
Crichton, James the Admirable (1560-1582) supplement: VI 117
Cunningham, Alexander (?-1574) : V 41
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Dalrymple, James (?-1789 fl.) supplement: VI 119
Danskin, Henry (?-1625) supplement: VI 119
Dempster, Thomas (1579?-1623) supplement: VI 119
Doig, David (1719-1800) supplement: VI 120
Donaldson, James (?-1719) supplement: VI 120
Douglas, Francis (1719-1790 ca.) supplement: VI 121
Douglas, Gavin (1476 ca.-1522) : I 54
Dow, Alexander (?-1779) supplement: VI 122
Drummond, Thomas (?-1780 ca.) supplement: VI 122
Drummond, William (1585-1649) : II 114
Drummond, William (appendix): VI 83
Dunbar, John (?-1616 fl.) supplement: VI 122
Dunbar, William (1456?-1513?) : II 25
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Echlin, David (?-1630 fl.) supplement: VI 123
Eglintoun, Sir Hugh (?-1500 ca.) supplement: VI 123
Eglisham, George (?-1642 fl.) supplement: VI 123
Elliot, Sir Gilbert (1693-1766) supplement: VI 123
Erskine, Andrew (1740-1793) supplement: VI 123
Erskine, Henry (1746-1817) supplement: VI 124
Ettrick (?-1500 fl.) supplement: VI 125
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Fairlie, Robert (?-1638 fl.) supplement: VI 125
Falconer, William (1732-1769) : V 63
Fenton, Peter (?-1369) supplement: VI 125
Fergusson, Robert (1750-1774) : IV 58
Fergusson, Robert (appendix): VI 84
Fethy: supplement: VI 126
Forbes, Robert (?-1795 fl.) supplement: VI 126
Forbes, William (?-1751 fl.) supplement: VI 126
Fordyce, James (1720-1796) supplement: VI 126
Fowler, William (1560-1612) supplement: VI 126
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Galbraith (?-1500 ca.) supplement: VI 127
Gall, Richard (1776-1801) supplement: VI 127
Galloway, Robert (1752-1794) supplement: VI 128
Garden, Francis (1721-1793) : V 82
Geddes, Alexander (1737-1802) : IV 128
Geddes, William (1630 ca.-1694) supplement: VI 128
Glas, Alexander (?-1750 ca.) supplement: VI 129
Goldman, Peter (?-1630 fl.) supplement: VI 129
Gordon, George Lord Gordon (?-1645) supplement: VI 130
Gordon, Gilbert (?-1760 fl.) supplement: VI 130
Gordon, Patrick (1590 ca.-1650 ca.) supplement: VI 130
Graeme, James (1749-1772) : V 122
Graham, Douglas (?-1746 fl.) supplement: VI 131
Grahame, James (1765-1811) : IV 165
Grahame, Simion (1570?-1614) supplement: VI 130
Grainger, James (1721?-1766) : V 137
Greenfield, Andrew (1750-1788) supplement: VI 131
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Hacket, Sir Peter (?-1760 fl.) supplement: VI 131
Halkerston, James (?-1630 fl.) supplement: VI 131
Hamilton, Charles (1697-1732) : VI 15
Hamilton, Thomas (1680-1735) : VI 10
Hamilton, William of Bangour (1704-1754) : III 77
Hamilton, William of Gilbertfield (1665 ca.-1751) : III 98
Harper, William (?-1785) supplement: VI 131
Hart, Samuel (1720-1783) supplement: VI 131
Harvey, John (?-1729 fl.) supplement: VI 131
Hay, Peter (?-1627 fl.) supplement: VI 131
Hay, Sir Gilbert (1397 ca.-1465 fl.) supplement: VI 132
Henderson, Andrew (?-1775 fl.) supplement: VI 132
Henry the Minstrel (1440 ca.-1492?) : II 55
Henryson, Robert (1424?-1506) : V 1
Heriot (?-1500 fl.) supplement: VI 132
Heron, Robert (1764-1807) supplement: VI 132
Hogg, William (?-1702 fl.) supplement: VI 132
Holland, Richard (?-1483 ca.) supplement: VI 133
Home, John (1722-1808) : I 120
Home, John (appendix): VI 73
Hope, John (1739-1786) supplement: VI 133
Hoy, John (1785?-1781?) supplement: VI 133
Hudson, Robert (?-1596) supplement: VI 134
Hudson, Thomas (?-1605 ca.) supplement: VI 133
Hume, Alexander (1557 ca.-1609) : IV 1
Hume, David of Godscroft (1560?-1630?) supplement: VI 134
Hume, Sir Patrick (1550 ca.-1609) supplement: VI 157
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Inglis, Sir James (?-1531) : II 36
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James I (1394-1437) : I 1
James I (appendix): VI 71
James V (1512-1542) : II 1
James VI (1566-1625) : III 1
Johnson, John (?-1630 fl.) supplement: VI 134
Johnston, Arthur (1579 ca.-1641) : III 70
Johnston, Patrick (?-1550 fl.) supplement: VI 134
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Keith, Charles (?-1776 fl.) supplement: VI 135
Kennedy, Walter (1455?-1518?) : V 19
Ker, John (?-1741) supplement: VI 135
Kerr, Robert (1578-1654) : VI 1
Kinloch, David (?-1630 fl.) supplement: VI 135
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Lapraik, John (1727-1807) supplement: VI 135
Leyden, John (1775-1811) supplement: VI 136
Lindsay, Christian (?-590 fl.) supplement: VI 143
Lockhart, Sir Mungo (1450 ca.-1480 ca.) supplement: VI 143
Logan, John (1748-1788) : VI 52
Lowe, John (1750-1798) supplement: VI 143
Lyndsay, Sir David (1486 ca.-1555) : II 61
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MacLaurin, John (1734-1796) supplement: VI 145
Macarthur, Samuel (?-1764 fl.) supplement: VI 144
Macdonald, Alexander (1695 ca.-1770 ca.) supplement: VI 144
Macdonald, Andrew (1755-1790) : VI 59
Macdonald, Ranald (1728-1807 fl.) supplement: VI 144
Mackay, Robert Donn (1714-1778) supplement: VI 122
Mackenzie, Sir George (1636-1691) supplement: VI 144
Macneill, Hector (1746-1818) : V 150
Macpherson, James (1736-1796) : III 149
Macpherson, John (1713-1765) supplement: VI 145
Macpherson of Strathmaishie, Lachlan (1723-1797 ca.) supplement: VI 146
Maitland, John (1543-1595) supplement: VI 146
Maitland, Richard Lord (1653-1695) : VI 8
Maitland, Sir Richard (1496-1586) : III 59
Maitland, Thomas (1548 ca.-1572) supplement: VI 147
Malcolm, James (?-1630 fl.) supplement: VI 148
Mallet, David (1705?-1765) : V 46
Marjoribanks, John (?-1797 ca.) supplement: VI 147
Mathison, Thomas (1721-1760) supplement: VI 148
Melville, Andrew (1545-1622) supplement: VI 148
Mercer, James (1734-1804) : VI 65
Mercer, William (1605 ca.-1675 ca.) supplement: VI 148
Mersar (?-1500 fl.) supplement: VI 148
Meston, William (1680 ca.-1745) : I 111
Mickle, William Julius (1735-1788) : IV 96
Mitchell, Joseph (1684-1738) supplement: VI 148
Moffat, John (?-1550 fl.) supplement: VI 150
Monteith, Robert (?-1705 fl.) supplement: VI 150
Montgomerie, Alexander (1550 ca.-1598) : II 86
Montrose, James Graham (1612-1650) supplement: VI 150
Moor, James (1712-1779) : V 110
Moore, Sir William (?-1629) supplement: VI 152
Morton, William Earl Douglas (1583-1648) supplement: VI 121
Murray, David (1567-1629) supplement: VI 152
Murray, David first viscount Stormont (1689 ca.-1748) supplement: VI 171
Murray, David second viscount Stormont (1727-1796) supplement: VI 171
Murray, Thomas (?-1630 fl.) supplement: VI 152
Mylne, James (1738-1788) supplement: VI 152
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Napier, John (1550-1617) supplement: VI 153
Nasmyth, Arthur (?-1665 fl.) supplement: VI 153
Nicol, Alexander (1703-1766 fl.) supplement: VI 153
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Ogilby, John (1600-1676) : V 22
Ogilvie, John (1733-1813) : III 135
Oswald, John (1760 ca.-1793) : II 172
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Panter, Patrick (1470 ca.-1519) supplement: VI 154
Paterson, Ninian (?-1696 fl.) : IV 33
Paterson, William (1700 ca.-1740 fl.) supplement: VI 154
Paul, Seigneur (?-1585 fl.) supplement: VI 154
Pennecuik, Alexander (1652-1722) : V 36
Pennecuik, Alexander Mercator (?-1730) supplement: VI 155
Pitcairne, Archibald (1652-1713) supplement: VI 155
Primrose, David (1600 ca.-1651) supplement: VI 157
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Ramsay, Allan (1684-1758) : I 70
Ramsay, Allan (appendix): VI 72
Ramsay, Andrew (1574-1659) supplement: VI 157
Rannie, John (?-1791 fl.) supplement: VI 158
Reid, Thomas (?-1624) supplement: VI 158
Richardson, William (1743-1814) supplement: VI 159
Robertson, Alexander (1670 ca.-1749) supplement: VI 159
Rolland, John (?-1580 fl.) supplement: VI 159
Rollock, Hercules (1546 ca.-1599) supplement: VI 160
Ross, Alexander (1699-1784) : III 105
Ross, Alexander (1591-1654) supplement: VI 160
Ross, Sir John (?-1500 fl.) supplement: VI 160
Rowl (?-1500 fl.) supplement: VI 161
Russel, Thomas (?-1765 fl.) supplement: VI 161
Russel, William (1746-1793) supplement: VI 161
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Salmon, Charles (1745 ca.-1779 fl.) : III 169
Scot, John (?-1630 fl.) supplement: VI 162
Scot, Sir John of Scotstarvit (1585-1670) supplement: VI 162
Scott, Alexander (1525?-1583) : V 13
Scott, Alexander (appendix): VI 87
Scott, Sir William of Thirlestane (1670 ca.-1725) supplement: VI 162
Scott, Walter of Satchells (1613-1688 ca.) supplement: VI 161
Seghetus, Thomas (?-1622 fl.) supplement: VI 162
Sempil, Francis (?-1685 fl.) supplement: VI 166
Sempil, Robert (?-1669 ca.) supplement: VI 165
Sempill, Robert (1530 ca.-1595 ca.) supplement: VI 163
Sempill, Sir James (1566?-1626) supplement: VI 165
Shaw, Quintin (?-1480 fl.) supplement: VI 166
Skinner, John (1721-1807) supplement: VI 167
Smollett, Tobias (1721-1771) supplement: VI 169
St Serfe, Sir Thomas (?-1668 fl.) supplement: VI 172
Steel, David (?-1550 fl.) supplement: VI 169
Stevenson, William (1719?-1783) supplement: VI 169
Stewart (-) supplement: VI 169
Stewart, Henry Lord Darnley (1545-1567) supplement: VI 119
Stobo (?-1500 fl.) supplement: VI 170
Stone, Jerome (1727-1756) supplement: VI 170
Strahan, George (?-1630 fl.) supplement: VI 171
Symson, Andrew (1638 ca.-1712) supplement: VI 167
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Tannahill, Robert (1774-1810) supplement: VI 172
Thomas of Erceldoune (1220 ca.-1297?) : I 28
Thomson, George (?-1606 fl.) supplement: VI 174
Thomson, James (1700-1748) : II 139
Trail, Alexander (?-1500 fl.) supplement: VI 174
Tyler, Alexander (?-1685 fl.) supplement: VI 174
Tytler, Henry William (1753-1808) supplement: VI 175
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Urquhart, Sir Thomas (1611-1660) supplement: VI 177
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Vilant, William (?-1689 fl.) supplement: VI 177
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Watson, Allan (?-1550 fl.) supplement: VI 177
Watson, David (1710-1756) supplement: VI 177
Wedderburn, David (1580-1646) supplement: VI 179
Wedderburn, James (1495 ca.-1553) supplement: VI 178
Wedderburn, John (1505 ca.-1556) supplement: VI 178
Wedderburn, Robert (1510?-1557) supplement: VI 178
Whitefoord, Caleb (1734-1810) : V 127
Wilkie, William (1721-1772) : IV 37
Wilson, Florence (1504 ca.-1551 fl.) supplement: VI 179
Wilson, Gavin (?-1788 fl.) supplement: VI 179
Wilson, John (1720-1789) : V 167
Wilson, John (appendix): VI 88
Wyntoun, Andrew (1350 ca.-1422 ca.) : I 46
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Corrections: VI 186
Index: VI 187