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"The historicall genealogie of the ancient and noble houss of Seton; written by sir Richard Maitland of Leadingtoun, daughter sone of the said houss, and senator of the college of justice, in Queen Maries rigne. * * * * And the historie was collected by him out of the ancient evedents of the houss and histories of Scotland, written by him to the year 1545. And now inlarged from that time by Alexander viscount of Kingstone, second lawfull sone of the said houss, to this eleventh lord Seton, and seventh lord Seton of the name of George, and fourth earle of Wintoun, now liveing in this present yeare of God 1687: The said viscount being his uncle", 1687

MS. Rawl. B. 41
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

With a dedication by lord Kingston to the earl of Wintoun.


  • Creation: 1687


53 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. B. 41

Custodial History

On the cover are stamped the initials G. E. W.; query, George, earl Wintoun?


  • Printed from two MSS. in the Advocates' Library, for the Maitland and BaÏ€natyue clubs, in quarto. Glasgow, 1829; and sir Richard Maitland's portion of the work was privately printed at Edinburgh in quarto, 1830.

Physical Facet

On paper, in quarto


Repository Details

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