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M'DOWALL, William. Chronicles of Lincluden as an Abbey and as a College. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1886. Pp. (4),-216,(4), frontis., + 7 p. of plates (with tissue guards). Illustrated. 4to, half brown leather withmarbled "leopardized" boards, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Number 75 of three hundred and fifty copies crown quarto. A chronicle of the history of the Lincluden Collegiate Church in Dumfries, which was in used starting in the twelfth century through the yeras following the Reformation. Contents: 1. The Abbey built by Uchtred: its Architectural Style, Equipments and Mon astic Order; 2. Life of its Sisterhood: Murder of the Founder by his brother Gilbert; 3. Archibald the Grim, Lord of Galloway, suppresses the Abbey; 4. He changes the foundation into a Collegiate Church: His daughter-in-law, the Princess Margaret, buried in the Church; 5. The College: Duties and Emoluments of its Provosts, Prebendars, and Bedesmen; 6. Conference on the Laws of Border Warfare held in the College-- Relationship of the Herries and maxwell families to Lincluden; 7. Effect of the Reformation on the College and its Lands: its local connection with the Battle of Dryfe Sands and the Assassination of Sir James Johnstone by the Ninth Lord Maxwell; 8. "RegisterBulk" giving a list of the College Lands; 9. "Register Bulk" (continued) s howing the functions of the inmates, and giving a list of their Charters and Tacks; 10. Negotiations for the disposal of the College Property; 11. Douglas of Pinzerie, feuar of Lincluden-- His downward career and fate; 12. Period of Decay-- Extensive reparatory Operations and important Discoveries; 13. The leading Actors and Incidents in the narrative reviewed in a Historical Panorama. With numerous appendices. Some wear to edges, spotting to tissue guards (and where they failed, to the margins and versos of some of theplates, else vg. "With the author's kind regards and best wishes" note, da ted May 1, 1886 in Dumfries, to ffep. 200.00
Title: Chronicles of Lincluden as an Abbey and as a College. ltd.
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