Lives of
Scottish Poets
edited by
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
Corrections

Part  VI:
Appendix
POETS — APPENDIX.71
Appendix

to the lives of the poets.


LIFE OF JAMES THE FIRST.— Part I. p. 3.
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In 1407 he was removed to Nottingham Castle. In 1413, he was brought back to the Tower, &c.” Since this was written, we have been favoured with the following communication. “Among the title deeds of the estate of Drumlanrig, there is a charter of confirmation by James the First, written with his own hand, from the subscribing clause of which it appears that in 1412, he had been residing at Croydon. The following is a literal copy: “ James through the Grace of God, Kynge of Scottis, till all that this lettre heris or seis, Sendis gretynge: Wit ye, that we have grauntit, and be this presentis lettres grauntis, a special confirmation in the maist forme, till our trusty and wele belovit cousyng Sir William Douglas, of Drumlanrig, of all the lands that he is possessit and chartrit of within the kyngdome of Scotlande, that is for to say, the lands of Drumlanrig, of Hawyke, and of Selkirke, the whilks charts, and possessions, be this lettre we conferme, and wil for the mare sekerness this our confirmetioune be formabilli efter fourme of our chauneselur and the tenor of his chartris selit with our grete sele, in tyme to come: in witness of the whilks, this presentis lettres, we write with our propre hand under the signet usit in selying of our letres as now, at Croidoune the last day of November, the zere of our Lord i— cccc.xii.