The Brus

Title

The Brus [Electronic resource]

Author

Barbour, John, d. 1395

Editor

Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William), 1835-1912 (ed.)

Availability

Distributed by the University of Oxford under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

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Languages

Scots

Editorial Practice

Encoding format: COCOA markup references used

+ after a word indicates a pure editorialism unsupported by any original source

Text in capital letters

More details concerning transcription are available from the University of Oxford Text Archive

LC keywords

Robert -- I -- King of Scotland -- 1274-1329 -- Poetry
Scotland -- History -- Robert I, 1306-1329
Gestes -- Scotland -- 15th century

Extent
  • designation: Text data
  • size: (1 file : ca. 415 KB)
Creation Date

[ca. 1969]

Source Description

Transcribed from: The Bruce : or the book of the most excellent and noble prince, Robert de Broyss, King of Scots / compiled by John Barbour...Edited from ms. G.23 in the library of St. John's College Cambridge, written A.D. 1487, collated with the ms. in the Advocates' library at Edinburgh, written A.D. 1484, and with Hart's edition, printed A.D. 1616 ; with a preface, notes, and glossarial index by Walter W. Skeat. -- Edinburgh : Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood, 1894. -- 2 v. -- (Scottish Text Society ; 1st ser., 31-33). -- Partial contents: Vol. 1. Preface and books I-XIII. -- v. 2. Books XIV-XX.

Notes

Mode of access: Online. OTA website

Title proper taken from University of Oxford Text Archive records

Forms part of the Older Scottish Textual Archive (OSTA), a corpus of texts prepared for the Dictionary of the older Scottish tongue

Added information: DOST concordance : notes for instructing operator. -- 1969

Publication based on this text: Formed basis of quotations in Vols. 4- of: A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue : from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth / founded on the collections of Sir William A. Craigie ; [edited by A.J. Aitken...et al.]. -- Chicago, Ill. : Chicago University Press, 1973 ; Aberdeen : Aberdeen University Press, 1983- .