[The buke of the law of armys]


[The buke of the law of armys] [Electronic resource] ; The buke of the order of knychthede


Hay, Gilbert, Sir, fl. 1456


Stevenson, J. H. (John Horne), 1855-1939 (ed.)


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Education of princes
Gestes -- Scotland -- 15th century

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[ca. 1969]

Source Description

Transcribed from: Gilbert of the Haye's prose manuscript (A.D. 1456) / edited with an introduction by J.H. Stevenson. -- Edinburgh : Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood, 1899-1908. -- 2 v. -- (Scottish Text Society ; 1st ser., 44, 62). -- The "Buke of knychthede" is from a French version of Ramón Lull's Libre del ordre de cavalleia -- The "Buke of the governaunce of princis" is a translation of a French version of the Liber de secretis secretorum. -- Contents: Vol. 1. The buke of the law of armys, or Buke of bataillis [by Honoré Bonet] -- v. 2. The buke of the ordre of knychthede and, The buke of the governaunce of princis.


Mode of access: Online. OTA website

First title proper taken from title mentioned in first paragraph of the text. Second title proper taken from the title at the beginning of the second text (after <P 10005>)

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 operators. -- 1964.

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- .

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