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Order by the Privy Council of Scotland

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MS. Eng. hist. b. 148
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Order by the Privy Council of Scotland, Oct. 30, 1619, suspending the 'horning' or outlawry pronounced against William Oliphant of Gask for failing to find caution or security for keeping the peace: stated to have been taken from the tunic of a dead Egyptian soldier on the battle-field of Tel-el-Kebir: see three letters from the donor at fol. 3.

(fols 12-22 are blank)


  • Creation: Written in 1619 at Edinburgh


22 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. b. 148, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. hist. b. 148

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19788


Order by the Privy Council of Scotland

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 36880

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by lient.-col. John Campbell of Westwood, Cupar, May 15, 1912: referenced in 1915.

Physical Facet

On paper


16 1/4 × 12 3/4 in.

Order by the Privy Council of Scotland
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom