A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)


*Bute MS [1421] Burgh Laws Regiam majestatem etc. MS NLS 21246 Contains Reg. maj. (fol. 27), leges forestarum (fol. 122), de attachiamentis (fol. 127), leges marchiarum (fol. 150v), leges burgorum (fol. 153v), statuta gilde (fol. 165v), law of ships (fol. 171), weights in Flanders (fol. 175), and other legal texts. The original of ‘Of wecht in Flandrys’ is apparently of earlier composition than Sc. Merchandise (see below) (letter from Dr. A. Hanham, 5/12/1972). Formerly belonged to Marquess of Bute. (Transcr. DOST Lib.)