The Brus


The Brus


Barbour, John, d. 1395


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


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

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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.


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. al.]. -- Chicago, Ill. : Chicago University Press, 1973 ; Aberdeen : Aberdeen University Press, 1983- .

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