The Stair Society: Scotland’s Legal History Society

Formulary of Old Scots Documents

Stair Society Volume 36

The main aim of this book is to provide a historical or genealogical researcher confronted by an old Scots legal document with ‘prior knowledge of what it contains’….It is hoped that the book may be of some help to students of the history of Scots Law aand to local archivists engaged in the listing of legal documents.

Compiled by Peter Gouldesbrough, former Assistant Keeper in the Scottish Record Office, with a Supplementary Essay on Early Scottish Conveyancing by Gordon Donaldson, H M Historiographer in Scotland

Published 1985

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