BIBLIOGRAPHY AND GENERAL WORKS OF REFERENCE
Aldis, H. G. A list of books printed in Scotland before 1700. Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 1904.
Couper, W. J. The Edinburgh Periodical Press, 16421800. 2 vols. Stirling, 1908.
Darien. For bibliography of the Darien colony see A bibliography of printed documents and books relating to the
Darien Company, by Scott, J., and Johnston, G. P. 2 pts. (Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 19046.)
Graham, H. G. Scottish men of letters in the eighteenth century. 1901.
Irving, D. Lives of Scotish writers. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1839.
The history of Scotish poetry. Edinburgh, 1861.
Millar, J. H. A literary history of Scotland. 1903.
Terry, C. S. A catalogue of the publications of Scottish historical and kindred clubs and societies. Glasgow, 1909.
Walker, H. Three centuries of Scottish literature. 2 vols. Glasgow, 1893.
A. THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS CONTROVERSY
Adamson, John (d. 1653). Dioptra gloriae divinae: seu enarratio Psalmi XIX, et in eundem meditationes. Edinburgh, 1637.
Balcanquhall, Walter (1586?1645). See bibliography to Vol. VII, Chaps. VIII and IX, p. 491, ante.
Baron, Robert (1593?1639). Philosophia theologiae ancillans. St. Andrews, 1621.
Disputatio theologica, de formali objecto fidei. Aberdeen, 1627.
Disputatio theologica, de vero discrimine peccati mortalis et venialis. Aberdeen, 1633.
Baron, Robert. Metaphysica generalis
opus postumum. Leyden, 1657.
Binning, Hugh (16271653). The common principles of Christian religion clearly proved. Glasgow, 1659.
The sinners sanctuary
being xl Sermons. Edinburgh, 1670.
Works. Edinburgh, 1735.
Boyd, Robert (15781627). Hecatombe Christiana, hymnus \??\ ad Christum servatorem. Edinburgh, 1627. Translated by Mure, Sir Wm. as A Spirituall Hymne, Edinburgh, 1628.
In Epistolam Pauli Apostoli ad Ephesios praelectiones supra cc. 1652.
Boyd, Zachary (1585?1653). The last battell of the soule in death, carefulle digested for the comfort of the sicke. Edinburgh, 1628. Another edn., with an account of the author and his works, by Neil, G. Glasgow, 1831.
The balme of Gilead prepared for the sicke. Edinburgh, 1629.
A clear form of catechising. Glasgow, 1639.
Four letters of comforts for the deaths of the Earle of Haddingtoun and of the Lord Boyd. Glasgow, 1640.
1. Crosses, 2. Comforts, 3. Counsels, needfull to bee considered, and carefully to be laid up in the hearts of the godly, in these boysterous broiles and bloody times. Glasgow, 1643.
The garden of Zion: wherein the life and death of godly and wicked men in scriptures are to be seene. 2 vols. Glasgow, 1644. In verse.
The psalmes of David in meeter. Third edn. Glasgow, 1646.
Bruce, Robert (15591631). Sermons preached in the kirk of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, 1591.
The way to true peace and rest; delivered at Edinborough in XVI sermons. 1617.
Sermons. Ed. Cunningham, W. Wodrow Society, 1843.
Corbet, John (16031641). The ungirding of the Scottish armour: or an answer to the informations for defensive arms against the Kings Majestie
drawn up at Edinburgh. Dublin, 1639.
Dickson, David (15831663). True Christian love. To be sung with any of the common tuncs of the Psalms. Edinburgh, 1634.
A short explanation of the Epistle of Paul to the Hebrewes. Aberdeen, 1635.
Expositio analytica omnium apostolicarum epistolarum. Glasgow, 1645.
A brief exposition of the evangel of Jesus Christ according to Matthew. Glasgow, 1647.
A brief explication of the
Psalms. 3 pts. 16535.
Therapeutica sacra: seu de curandis casibus conscientiae circa regenerationem per foederum divinorum prudentem applicationem libri tres. 1656.
Select practical writings. Edinburgh, 1845.
Douglas, William (fl. 1660). Academiarum vindiciae, in quibus novantium praejudicia contra academias etiam reformatas averruncantur, eorundem que institutio recta proponitur. Aberdeen, 1659.
The stable trueths of the kirk require a sutable behaviour. Holden forth by way of a sermon. Aberdeen, 1660.
Durham, James (16221658). A commentarie upon the Book of the Revelation Edinburgh, 1658.
The dying mans testament to the Church of Scotland; or, a treatise concerning scandal. Edinburgh, 1659.
Clavis Cantici; or, an exposition of the Song of Solomon. Edinburgh, 1668.
Durham, James. The law unsealed: or a practical exposition of the ten commandments. 2nd edn. Glasgow, 1676.
The blessednesse of the death of those that die in the Lord
discoursed in seven very searching, but very sweet sermons. 1681.
The great corruption of subtile self; discovered, and driven from its lurking holes
. In seven sermons. Edinburgh, 1686.
Christ crucified: or the marrow of the Gospel evidently holden forth in lxxii sermons on the whole 53 chapter of Isaiah. 3rd edn. Edinburgh, 1700.
Fergusson, James (16211667). A brief exposition of the Epistles of Paul to the Philippians and Colossians. Edinburgh, 1656.
A brief exposition of the Epistles of Paul to the Galatians and Ephesians. Edinburgh, 1659.
A brief exposition of the
Epistles of Paul to the Thessalonians. Glasgow, 1675.
A brief relation of the errors of toleration, Erastianism, independency and separation. Edinburgh, 1692.
Forbes, John (15931648). Irenicum amatoribus veritatis et pacis in ecclesia Scoticana. Aberdeen, 1629.
Gemitus ecclesiae Scoticanae, sive tractatus de sacrilegio. Aberdeen, 1631.
A peaceable warning to the subjects in Scotland. Aberdeen, 1638.
Opera omnia. 2 vols. Amsterdam, 17023.
Forbes, Patrick (15641635). An exquisite commentarie upon the Revelation of Saint John. 1613.
Eubulus; or a dialogue, wherein a rugged Romish ryme (inscrybed Catholicke questions to the protestant) is confuted and the Questions thereof answered. Aberdeen, 1627.
Funerals of a Right Reverend Father in God, Patrick Forbes of Corse, Bishop of Aberdeen. Aberdeen, 1635. (Contains Latin verses by the chief Scottish scholars of the day.)
Gillespie, George (16131648). A dispute against the English-Popish ceremonies, obtruded upon the Church of Scotland. 1637.
Certaine brief observations and antiquaeries: on Master Prin his Twelve questions about church-government. 1644.
Wholesome severity reconciled with Christian liberty. Or, the true resolution of a present controversie concerning liberty of conscience. 1645.
Aarons rod blossoming, or the divine ordinance of church government vindicated. 1646.
An usefull case of conscience discussed and resolved, concerning associations and confederacies with idolaters, infidels, hereticks, or any other known enemies of truth and godlinesse. Edinburgh, 1649.
A treatise of miscellany questions: wherein many usefull questions and cases of conscience are discussed and resolved. Edinburgh, 1649.
Works, now first collected. With memoir of his life and writings, by Hetherington, W. M. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1846.
Gillespie also engaged in a pamphleteering controversy with Thomas Coleman, an opponent in the Westminster Assembly.
Gray, Andrew (16331656). The mystery of faith opened up. Glasgow, 1659.
Directions and instigations to the duty of prayer. Glasgow, 1669.
Great and precious promises. Edinburgh, 1669.
The spiritual warfare; or, some sermons concerning the nature of mortification. Edinburgh, 1671.
Gray, Andrew. Whole works. Glasgow, 1762.
Guild, William (15861657). Levi his complaint: or, the moane of the poor ministrie. Edinburgh, 1617.
Moses unvailed; or, those figures which served unto the patterne and shaddow of heavenly things, pointing out the Messiah Christ Jesus, briefly explained. 1620.
Issachars asse braying under a double burden; or, the uniting of churches. Aberdeen, 1622.
The old Roman Catholik, as at first he was taught by Paul; in opposition to the new Roman Catholik, as of latter he is taught by the pope. Aberdeen, 1649.
Henderson, Alexander (1583?1646). The government and order of the Church of Scotland. Edinburgh, 1641.
Sermons, prayers, and pulpit addresses. Ed. Martin, R. T. 1867.
Maxwell, John. (1590?1647). Sacro-sancta regum majestas: or, the sacred and royall prerogative of Christian kings. Oxford, 1644. (This was answered by Samuel Rutherford in Lex Rex. 1644.)
The burthen of Issachar: or, the tyrannicall power and practises of the presbyteriall government in Scotland. 1646.
Rutherford, Samuel (16001661). Exercitationes apologeticae pro divina gratis. 1636.
A peaceable and temperate plea for Pauls presbytery in Scotland. 1642.
Lex, Rex; the law and the prince. A dispute for the just prerogative of king and people. 1644. (Written chiefly as a reply to Maxwells Sacrosancta regum majestas, Oxford, 1644; it was burned by the common hangman at the Restoration.)
The divine right of church government and excommunication. 1646.
Disputatio scholastica de divina providentia. Edinburgh, 1649.
A free disputation against pretended liberty of conscience. 1649.
The covenant of life opened; or a treatise of the covenant of grace. Edinburgh, 1655.
Joshua redivivus, or Mr. Rutherfoords letters; now published for the use of all the people of God. 1664. Many times rptd.
Sempill, Sir James (15661625). Sacrilege sacredly handled, that is according to Scripture onely; for the use of all churches in generall, but more especially for those of North Britaine. 1619.
A picktooth for the Pope, or the packmans paternoster, set down in a dialogue betwixt a packman and a priest. (In verse.) Edinburgh (1630 c.). Often rptd.
Struther, William (fl. 1633). Christian observations and resolutions; or, the daylie practise of the renewed man. 2 pts. Edinburgh, 16289.
A looking glasse for princes and people. Edinburgh, 1632.
A looking glasse for princes and popes; or, a vindication of the sacred authoritie of princes from the anti-Christian usurpation of the popes. Edinburgh, 1632.
True happiness, or King Davids choice. Edinburgh, 1633.
Symson, Archibald (1564?1628). Christes testament unfolded: or, seaven godlie and learned sermons on our Lords seaven last words. Edinburgh, 1620.
Heptameron, the seven dayes: that is, meditations and prayers, upon the worke of the Lords creation. St. Andrews, 1621.
Samsons seaven lockes of haire: allegorically expounded, and compared to the seaven spirituall vertues. St. Andrews, 1621.
Symson, Archibald. Hieroglyphica animalium
quae in scripturis sacris inveniuntur. 4 pts. Edinburgh, 16224.
A sacred septenarie, or, a godly and fruitful exposition of the seven psalmes of repentance. 1623.
Annand, William (16331689). Pater noster, our Father: or, the Lords Prayer explained. Edinburgh, 1670.
Barclay, Robert. See bibliography to Vol. VIII, Chap. IV, p. 471, ante.
Bell, Thomas (fl. 1672). Roma restituta; sive antiquitatum Romanarum compendium absolutum. Glasgow, 1672.
Grapes in the wilderness; or, the solid grounds of sweet consolation. 1680.
Nehemiah the Tirshatha; or, the character of a good commissioner. Edinburgh, 1692.
Brown, John (1610?1679). An apologeticall relation of the particular sufferings of the faithful ministers and professours of the Church of Scotland since August, 1660. 1665.
Christ, the way, and the truth, and the life. Rotterdam, 1677.
Quakerisme the pathway to paganisme; or, a view of the Quakers religion. Edinburgh, 1678.
The history of the Indulgence
together with a demonstration of the unlawfulness thereof. 1678.
Clark, James (d. 1724). Memento mori, or a word in season to the healthful, sick, and dying, fit for this calamitous time. Edinburgh, 1699.
Presbyterial government of the Church of Scotland, methodically described. Edinburgh, 1701.
A new years-gift or the Christians pocket-book. Being a bundle of familiar exhortations to the practice of piety. Edinburgh, 1703.
A just reprimand to Daniel Defoe. Edinburgh, n. d.
Clarks other works include several separate sermons.
Forrester, Thomas (1635?1706). The hierarchical bishops claim to a divine right tried at the Scripture-bar. Edinburgh, 1699.
And other controversial tracts.
Geddes, William (1600?1694). The saints recreation, third part, upon the estate of grace. Edinburgh, 1683.
Guthrie, William (16201665). A short treatise of the Christians great interest. Edinburgh, 1659.
Two sermons preached at Finnick, the 17 day of August, 1662. 1680.
Crumbs of comfort; or, grace in its various degrees. 1681.
Honyman, Andrew (d. 1676). The seasonable case of submission to the church-government, as now re-established by law, briefly stated and determined. Edinburgh, 1662.
A survey of the insolent and infamous libel entitled Naphtali [by Sir James Stewart]. 2 pts. 16689.
Jameson, William (fl. 16891720). Verus Patroclus; or, the weapons of Quakerism the weakness of Quakerism. Edinburgh, 1689.
The summ of the episcopal controversy, as it is pleaded from the holy Scriptures
. Edinburgh, 1712.
Spicilegia antiquitatum Ægypti, atque vicinarum gentium. Glasgow, 1720.
And other anti-episcopalian tractates.
Keith, George (1639?1716). Help in time of need, from the God of Help
Writ by George Keith, prisoner for the Truth in Aberdeen. (Aberdeen) 1665.
The deism of William Penn and his brethren
The standard of the Quakers examined; or, an answer to the Apology of Robert Barclay. 1702.
A journal of travels from New-Hampshire to Caratuck, on the continent of North America. 1706.
And many other Quaker treatises. (See Smith, Joseph. A descriptive Catalogue of Friends Books. Vol. II. 1867.)
Leighton, Robert (16111684). See Vol. VIII, p. 518.
Livingstone, John (16031672). A brief historical relation of Mr. John Livingston, minister of the Gospel
written by himself in Holland, during his banishment. 1727.
McWard, Robert (1633?1687). The case of the accommodation lately proposed by the bishop of Dunblane. 1671.
The English ballance, weighing the reasons of Englands present conjunction with France, against the Dutch. 1672.
The poor mans cup of cold water. 1678.
The banders disbanded. 1681.
Monro, Alexander. A letter
giving an account of all the treatises that have been publishd, with relation to the present persecution of the Church of Scotland. 1692.
(d. 1715?). An apology for the Church of Scotland. 1693.
Sermons preached upon several occasions. 1693.
An enquiry into the new opinions, chiefly propagated by the presbyterians of Scotland. 1696.
Naphtali. See Stewart, Sir James.
Rule, Gilbert (1629?1701). A vindication of the Church of Scotland. 1691.
A second vindication of the Church of Scotland. Edinburgh, 1691.
reproof of a pamphlet, called, The Scotch presbyterian eloquence. Edinburgh, 1693.
And other anti-episcopalian tracts.
Sage, John (16521711). An account of the late establishment of presbyterian government by the Parliament of Scotland anno 1690. 1693.
The principles of the Cyprianic age, with regard to episcopal power and jurisdiction, asserted. 1695.
The fundamental character of presbytery, as it hath been lately established in the kingdom of Scotland, examind and disprovd. 1695.
Works, with memoir. Ed. by Shand, C. F. 3 vols. Spottiswoode Society, 18446.
Scougal, Henry (16501678). The life of God in the soul of man (or the nature and excellency of the Christian religion). 1677. Often rptd.
Shields, Alexander (1660?1700). A hind let loose, or an historical representation of the testimonies of the Church of Scotland for the interest of Christ. 1687.
A true and faithful relation of the sufferings of
Mr. Alexander Shields
written with his own hand. 1715.
Stewart, Sir James (d. 1713). Naphtali; or, the wrestlings of the Church of Scotland for the kingdom of Christ
from the beginning of the Reformation of religion until the year 1667. 1667.
Webster, James (1658?1720). A discourse demonstrating that the government of the church, which is of divine right, is fixed, and not ambulatory. Edinburgh, 1704.
Webster, James. Three poems, Mahanaim, or strivings with a Saviour
Peniel, or the combatant triumphing
and The triumph consummat, or the state of glory. 1706.
Lawful prejudices against an incorporating union with England. Edinburgh, 1707. (Answered in Defoes The dissenters in England Vindicated. Edinburgh, 1707.)
Young, Robert (fl. 1663). A description of the first ten persecutions in the primitive church. Glasgow, 1660.
A breviary of the later persecutions of the professors of the gospel. Glasgow, 1663.
Anderson, George (1676?1756). The use and abuse of diversions: a sermon of Luke xix. 13. With an appendix shewing that the stage in particular is an unchristian diversion. Edinburgh, 1733.
An analysis of the moral and religious sentiments contained in the writings of Sopho [Lord Kames] and David Hume. Edinburgh, 1755.
A remonstrance against Lord Viscount Bolingbrokes philosophical religion. Edinburgh, 1756.
Blackwell, Thomas (1660?1728). Schema sacrum; or, a sacred scheme of natural and revealed religion. Edinburgh, 1710.
Ratio sacra; or, an appeal unto the rational world, about the reasonableness of revealed religion. Edinburgh, 1710.
Boston, Thomas (16761732). Human nature in its fourfold state. Edinburgh. 1720. Often rptd.
The sovereignty and wisdom of God displayed in the afflictions of men. (The crook in the lot.) Edinburgh, 1737. Often rptd.
Memoirs. Written by himself, and addressed to his children. Edinburgh, 1776.
Works. Ed. McMillan, S. 12 vols. Aberdeen, 184852.
Brown, John (17221787). An historical account of the rise and progress of the Secession. 1766.
A dictionary of the Holy Bible. Edinburgh, 1769.
A general history of the Christian church. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1771.
The self-interpreting Bible
With explanatory contents, parallel Scriptures, large notes and practical observations. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1778.
Calder, Robert (16581723). The lawfulness and expediency of set forms of prayer, maintaind. 1706.
An answer to Mr. James Hog at Carnock, his Letter to a gentleman [see below]. Edinburgh, 1710.
Miscellany numbers; relating to the controversies about the Book of common prayer, episcopal government, the power of the Church in ordaining rites and ceremonies, etc. Edinburgh, 1713.
Calder, who, as an episcopalian minister, suffered much persecution, was, also, the reputed author of The Scotch Presbyterian Eloquence; or, the foolishness of their teaching discovered from their books, sermons and prayers. 1692.
Campbell, Archibald (16911756). An enquiry into the original of moral virtue, wherein it is shewn (against the author of the Fable of the bees, etc.) that virtue is founded in the nature of things
With some reflections on
a late book [by F. Hutcheson] intitled, An enquiry into the original of our ideas of beauty and virtue. Edinburgh, 1733.
This work had previously been issued in 1728, in his own name, by Alexander Innes, to whom Campbell had entrusted it for publication.
Campbell, Archibald. The necessity of revelation: or, an enquiry into the extent of human powers with respect to matters of religion. 1739.
The authenticity of the Gospel history justified. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1759.
Erskine, Ebenezer (16801754). The sovereignty of Zions king; in some discourses. Edinburgh, 1739.
Sermons and discourses. 4 vols. Glasgow, 1762.
Erskine, Ralph (16851752). Faith no fancy: or, a treatise of mental images. Edinburgh, 1745.
Gospel sonnets, or spiritual songs. Edinburgh, 1726. 25th edn. 1797. (First published, as Gospel Canticles, in 1720.)
Scripture songs, selected from the Old and New Testament. Glasgow, 1754.
Sermons and other practical works. 2 vols. Glasgow, 1765. Another edn. 7 vols. 1863.
Glas, John (16951773). The testimony of the King of Martyrs concerning his kingdom. Edinburgh, 1727.
Works. 5 vols. Dundee, 17823.
Hadow, James (1670?1764). A survey of the case of the episcopal clergy, and of those of the episcopal persuasion. Edinburgh, 1703.
The antinomianism of the Marrow of Modern Divinity detected. Edinburgh, 1721. Answered by James Hog (see below).
Hog, James (1658?1734). A letter to a gentleman, in which the unlawfulness of imposing forms of prayer, and other acts of worship is plainly demonstrated. Edinburgh, 1710. Answered by Robert Calder (see above).
The controversie concerning the Marrow of Modern Divinity considered in several familiar dialogues. 2 pts. (Edinburgh.) 17212.
The scope and substance of the Marrow of Modern Divinity
explained and vindicated. Edinburgh, 1722. Written to confute James Hadows Antinomianism (see above).
A letter, wherein the Scriptural grounds and warrants for the reformation of churches by way of covenant, are succinctly considered and cleared. Edinburgh, 1727.
Memoirs of the public life of James Hogg
Written by himself. Edinburgh, 1798.
Hog, who was the leader of the Marrow men in the Church of Scotland, published a number of other works, chiefly of a controversial nature.
Howie, John (17351793). Biographia Scoticana; or, a brief historical account of the lives, characters, and memorable transactions of the most eminent Scots worthies. 1774. 2nd edn., enlarged, 2 pts. Glasgow, 17812.
Walker, Patrick (d. 1745). Some remarkable passages of the life and death of Mr. Alexander Peden, late minister of the Gospel at Glenluce. 1724.
Some remarkable passages of the life and death of
Mr. John Semple, Mr. John Welwood, Mr. Richard Cameron
. Edinburgh, 1727.
Some remarkable passages in the life and death of
Mr. Daniel Cargill
Six saints of the covenant. Ed. by Fleming, D. Hay. 2 vols. 1901. (A collected edn. of the three preceding works.)
Willison, John (16801750). A treatise concerning the sanctifying of the Lords day. Edinburgh, 1716.
An apology for the Church of Scotland, against the accusations of prelatists and Jacobites. Edinburgh, 1719.
A defence of national churches, and particularly of the national constitution of the Church of Scotland. Edinburgh, 1729.
Practical works. With an essay on his life and times by Hetherington, W.M. Glasgow (1846).
Witherspoon, John (17231794). Ecclesiastical characteristics; or, the arcana of church policy. Glasgow, 1753.
Essay on the connection between the doctrine of justification by the imputed righteousness of Christ, and holiness of life. Glasgow, 1756.
A serious enquiry into the nature and effects of the stage. Glasgow, 1757. (Called forth by the production of Homes Douglas on the Edinburgh stage in the previous year.)
Sinners sitting in the seat of the scornful. 1762.
Works. 9 vols. Edinburgh, 18045.
B. HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES
Baillie, Robert (15991662). See Vol. VII, p. 511, ante.
Baillie, Sir William, of Lamington (fl. 1648). See Vol. VII, p. 511, ante.
Blair, Robert (15931666). See Vol. VII, p. 511, ante.
Calderwood, David (15751650). See Vol. VII, p. 504, ante.
Craig, Sir Thomas (15381608). Jus feudale. 1655.
Scotlands sovereignty asserted
against those who maintain that Scotland is a feu, or fee-liege of England. Translated from the Latin by Ridpath, G. 1695.
The right of succession to the kingdom of England. (Translated into English by Gatherer, J.) 1703.
Sir Thomas Craig also wrote various complimentary Latin poems addressed to royal personages.
Crawfurd, Thomas (d. 1662). History of the University of Edinburgh from 1580 to 1646. Edinburgh, 1808.
Gordon, James (1615?1686). History of Scots affairs, from 1637 to 1641. Ed. by Robertson, J., and Grub, G. 3 vols. Spalding Club, 1841.
Hume, David, of Godscroft (1560?1630). Poemata omnia. Paris, 1639.
The history of the houses of Douglas and Angus. Edinburgh, 1644. Reissued in 1648 as, A generall history of Scotland. An earlier edition was printed, but apparently not published, about 1630.
De familia Humia Wedderburnensi liber. Ed. by Miller, J. Abbotsford Club, 1839.
Johnston, Robert (15671639). The history of Scotland during the minority of King James VI. Done into English by T. M. 1648.
Historia rerum Britannicarum, ut et multarum Gallicarum, Belgicarum et Germanicarum, ab anno 15721628. Amsterdam, 1655.
Melville, Sir James, of Halhill (15351617). See Vol. III, p. 572, ante.
Melville, James (15561614). See Vol. III, p. 572, ante.
Monteith, Robert (fl. 16211660). Histoire des troubles de la Grand Bretagne (16331649). Paris, 1661.
Monteith, Robert. The history of the troubles of Great Britain, containing a particular account of the most remarkable passages in Scotland from 1633 to 1650. Trans. by Ogilvie, James. 1735.
Row, John (15861646). The history of the kirk in Scotland, from the year 1558 to August 1637. With a continuation to July 1639, by his son John Row. Ed. by Laing, D. Wodrow Society, 1842. Also edited for the Maitland Club in the same year. (This history, though printed for the first time in 1842, circulated widely in manuscript in the seventeenth century.)
Scot, Sir John, of Scotstarvet (15851670). The staggering state of the Scots statesmen, for one hundred years, viz. from 1550 to 1650. Edinburgh, 1754.
Delitiae Poetarum Scotorum (1637), edited by Johnston, A., was published under the auspices of Sir John Scot, who was a liberal patron of letters.
Simson, Patrick (15561618). A short compend of the historie of the first ten persecutions moved against Christians. 5 pts. Edinburgh, 161316.
Spalding, John (fl. 1650). History of the troubles and memorable transactions in Scotland from the year 1625 to 1645. 2 vols. Aberdeen, 1792.
Also edited for the Bannatyne Club, 18289, and the Spalding Club, 18501.
Spottiswode, John (15651639). See Vol. VII, p. 504, ante.
Wishart, George (15991671). De rebus auspiciis serenissimi et potentissimi Caroli
sub imperio illustrissimi Jacobi Montisrosarum Marchionis
anno 1644 et duobus sequentibus praeclare gestis, commentarius. 1647.
The history of the Kings Majesties affairs in Scotland, under the conduct of
James Marques of Montrose
164446. 1648. A translation of the preceding. It was reprinted, with a continuation, in 1652, under the title of Montrose redivivus.
A second translation, with the title A complete history of the wars in Scotland; under
Montrose, was published in 1720; and a third, entitled Memoirs of the
Marquis of Montrose, appeared in 1756. An excellent critical edition of the complete Latin text, with a new translation, was brought out by Murdoch, A. D., and Simpson, H. F. M., in 1893.
Brodie, Alexander (16171680). The diary of Alexander Brodie of Brodie, Esq., who was one of the senators of the College of Justice
Taken from his own manuscript. Edinburgh, 1740.
Burnet, Gilbert (16431715). See Vol. VIII, pp. 516, 517, and the present vol., pp. 537540, ante.
Cockburn, John (16521729). An historical relation of the General Assembly held at Edinburgh
in the year 1690. 2 pts. 1691.
A short history of the Revolution in Scotland. 1712.
A specimen of some free and impartial remarks on publick affairs and particular persons, especially relating to Scotland; occasiond by Dr. Burnets History of his own times. n. d.
Cromarty, George Mackenzie, Earl of (16301714). A vindication of Robert III, king of Scotland, from the imputation of bastardy. Edinburgh, 1695.
An historical account of the conspiracies by the Earls of Gowry and Robert Logan of Restalrig against King James VI. Edinburgh, 1713.
Mackenzie also wrote several tracts on the Union, of which he was an advocate and supporter.
Dalrymple, Sir James (fl. 1714). A second edition of Camdens description of Scotland. Edinburgh, 1695.
Collections concerning the Scottish history, preceding the death of King David the First, in the year 1153. Edinburgh, 1705.
Guthry, Henry (1600?1676). See Vol. VII, p. 512.
Irvine, Christopher (fl. 16381685). Historia Scoticae nomenclatura Latinovenacula. Edinburgh, 1682.
Irvine also published Medicina magnetica (1656), and Bellum grammaticale: ad exemplar Mri A. Humii
editum (1658). The latter seems to have been identical, in both title and subject, with a play by Spense printed at Oxford in 1635, but performed there as early as 1592.
Jaffray, Alexander (16141673). Diary of Alexander Jaffray, provost of Aberdeen. 1833.
Kirkton, James (1620?1699). The secret and true history of the Church of Scotland from the restoration to the year 1678. Ed. by Sharpe, C. K. Edinburgh, 1817.
Lamont, John (fl. 1671). The chronicle of Fife; being the diary of John Lamont of Newton, from 1649 to 1672. Ed. by Kinloch, G. R. Maitland Club, 1830.
Law, Robert (d. 1690?). Memorialls; or the memorable things that fell out within this island of Brittain from 16381684. Ed. by Sharpe, C. K. Edinburgh, 1818.
Mackenzie, Sir George (16361691). Aretina; or, the serious romance. Edinburgh, 1660.
Religio stoici; with a friendly addresse to the phanaticks of all sects and sorts. Edinburgh, 1663.
A moral essay, preferring solitude to public employment. Edinburgh, 1665.
Moral gallantry. Edinburgh, 1667.
A moral paradox, maintaining that it is much easier to be vertuous than vitious. Edinburgh, 1667.
Observations upon the laws and customs of nations as to precedency. Edinburgh, 1680.
Jus regium; or, the just and solid foundations of monarchy. Edinburgh, 1684.
Defence of the antiquity of the Royal line of Scotland. Edinburgh, 1685.
The moral history of frugality with its opposite vices. Edinburgh, 1691.
Vindication of the government in Scotland during the reign of Charles II. 1691.
Memoirs of the affairs of Scotland from the restoration of King Charles II. Edinburgh, 1822.
Works. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 171622.
Mackenzie also wrote on heraldry, and published several important treatises on legal subjects.
Nicoll, John (fl. 1660). A diary of public transactions and other occurrences, chiefly in Scotland, from January, 1650, to June, 1667. Ed. by Laing, D. Bannatyne Club, 1836.
Scott, Walter (1614?1694?). A true history of several honourable families of the name of Scot. Edinburgh, 1688.
Sibbald, Sir Robert (16411712). An account of the Scotish atlas, or the description of Scotland ancient and modern. Edinburgh, 1683.
Scotia illustrata, sive prodromus historiae naturalis. Edinburgh, 1684.