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streets of the town. The remainder of the day , tumbled into the water, and beat Roy's men back was devoted to mirth and festivity, to dancing, to the kirk-yard, where several were killed. Glenand to the exhibition of games, farces, and plays, gerroch and Roy there engaged, where the latter concluding with a banquet, which appears to have was severely wounded. Be however escaped to been, not unfrequently, attended with tumult and Balloch, and took shelter in a larn. The owner disorder.

sent a child to Keith for medicines, who being To be absent on these festivals was an offence, questioned, replied, " they were for a man who which was punished by the forfeiture of the of- was bleeding in my father's barn." This led to fender's lease, if he held such of the community; the discovery, and he was taken, and carried to or by a pecuniary fine, to be applied either to the Edinburgh, where he was tried and convicted of expense of the lights, or of the repairs of the several murders, for which he was executed. church of St. Nicholas. ANCIENT HIGHLAND DRESS.

SUPERINTENDANTS. The following account of the dress, is by an

The few protestant minister's at the reformation author who wrote before the year 1597. "They," I made it more their concern to establish, and pro

were distributed among the Royal Burghs, and the Highlanders,“ delight in marbled cloths, especially that have long stripes of sundrie colours; pagate the pure doctrines of religion, than to dethey love chiefly purple and blue; their

predeces termine and fix any one model or form of charcha sors used short mantles, or plaids of divers co

government; and until government should be delours, sundrie ways divided, and among some, the

liberately settled, a few superintendaols were apsame custom is observed to this day; but for the pointed, but these could in no propriety be called most part now they are brown, mosť near to the bishops, such as were under popery, or in some colour of the haddler, to the effect when they lie after periods of the resormation, for they had no among the hadders, the bright colour of their episcopal consecration. They were solemnly set plaids shall not bewray them, with the which ra

apart to their office by mere presbyters; they ther coloured than clad, they suffer the most cruel | ordination, or jurisdiction; they never pretended

neither claimed nor exercised å sole power of tempests that blow in the open fields, in such sort, that in a night of snow they sleep soand.”

to be an order above presbyters: they were ac,

countable to, and censured by the General AssemPBTRIE ROY, THE STOUTREIFER.

bly, and what shows they were but a temporary Petrie Roy came down from the Highlanders expedient, there were but five pamed, of 'which with his men to levy contributions in the town of number when one died, there was no successor Keith, in 1667, and threatened to burn it down if to him appointed. And when presbyteries were he was not satisfied. During the time that they erected the superintendant's office ceased. were drinking at a public house, the gudwife and the servant contrived to pour raw sowens into their guns, and word was sent to the laird of Glen- This very learned professor of Theology in the gerroch, who dwells at a place now called New King's College, Aberdeen, was the son of Patrick Mill. An alarm was given by jowing the kirk Scougal, bishop of Aberdeen, from 1664 to 1682. bell, which was done with such violence as to He has the distinguishing merit of being the first crack it. Petrie and his men found themselves Scottish divine who wrote a good book of practiin an unpleasant situation when their guns would cal piety. Before bis time Theological authors not go off. At the brig of Isla, Glengerroch fired employed their pens in writing on the controverand shot the piper who marched in front, who sial topics of doctrine, or on ecclesiastical polity.

HENRY SCOUGAL.

straw.

Scougal's “ Life of God in the soul of man," was pointed towards the east and south. The colonels, published by Bishop Burnet, in 1691, 8vo. and it who were mostly noblemen, as Rothes, Cassilis has since passed through many editions, being Eglington, Dalhousie, Lindsay, Lowdon, Boyd, considered a work of eminent piety, without en- Sinclair, Balcarras, Flemyng, Kircudbright, Ersthusiasm, and written in a clear neat style. kine, Montgomery, Yester, &c. lay in large tents,

Henry Scougal died in the life time of bis at the head of their respective regiments; their father, the bishop, who is said to have supported captains, who generally were barons, or chief his loss by the purest source of christian conso- gentlemen, lay around them; next to these were lation, and offered up thanks to God as his son's ihe lieutenants, who were generally old veterans, funeral passed by the house in which he was, that and had served in that, or a higher station, over he had been blessed and honored with sucn a son. sea ; and the common soldiers lay outmost, all in

Of the particulars of the life of Henry Scougal huts of timber, covered with divot or little is known, and the traditions respecting him Every company, which according to the first plan are somewhat contradictory.--He is said to have did consist of two hundred meri, had their colours been eminently pious towards God, and at the flying at the captain's tent-door, with the Scols same time to have found it hard to restrain the arms upon them, and this motto in golden letters, excess of his devotion towards women. It is “ For Christ's Crown and Covenant." said that becoming enamoured of a married lady, Against this army, so well arrayed and discipliat Aberdeen, that he might keep himself from her ned, and whose natural hardihood was edged and company, and subdue his passion, he took up his exalted by a high opinion of this sacred cause, residence in an apartment of the steeple of the Charles marched at the head of a large force; but Cathedral Church of St. Machars, until his death. divided by the emulation of the commanders, and He is said to have been then so corpulent, that enervated by disuse of arms, a faintness of spirit his executors were forced to extract the body pervaded the royal army, and the King stooped to through a window.

a treaty with his Scottish subjects. This treaty It is not improbable, however, that he may was soon broken; and in the following year, have chosen to take up his abode in that singular Duns-law again presented the same edifying specplace for the sake of retirement, and from an en- tacle of a presbyterian army; but the Scots were thusiastic desire of applying, without interrup- not contented with remaining there. They passed tion, to his literary pursuits. A portrait of him the Tweed; and the English troops in a skiris preserved in the hall of the King's College. mish at Newburn, shewed either more disaffection

or cowardice than at any former period. This THE COVENANTERS, AT DUNS-LAW, war was concluded by the treaty of Rippon, in 16 10.

consequence of which, and of Charles's concesIt is a round hill, about a Scots mile in circle, sions, made during his subsequent visit to his narising with very little declivity to the height of a tive country, the Scottish parliament congratulabow-shot, and the head somewhat plain, and near ted him on departing “a contented king from a a quarter of a mile in length and breadth; on the contented people.” If such content ever existed, top it was garnished with nearly forty field-pieces, I it was of short duration !

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ABBEY of Aberbrothock

Dryburgh
Inchcoin
Jedburgh
Kelso

Melrosc
Abbot and the Lady
Aberbrothock, abbey of
Abercrombie, John, his life

Sir Ralph, his life

Family of
Aberdeen, a Jew at

English defeated at
Vesscl discovered near
Cathedral
Harbour
Lunatic hospital
Medical school
Prudence of the inhabitants
Public rooms
Stockings
Timber market

Universities
Aberlemno, monuments at
Aberneihy, bishopric of

Tower of
A creditable factor
Adam, Alexander, his life

and Low

Robert, his life
Admirals, Scottish
Advocates, faculty of

their library

Records in their library
Agricola, first battle with

site of his great battle
Agriculture in 1298

board of
Agricultural improvement

inventions
Ah, Chloris ! could I now but sit
Ailsa Island, 2 34-Invasion of
Aiton, William, his life
Alexander 110 bis death
Alexander, William, earl of Stirling
Alliances, family
Alpine hare
Almack, bis origin
Amber, thrown on shore
American in a Highland bonnet
Ancient Families
Ancram Moor, battle of
Anderson's Institution, Glasgow

Page.

Page.
209 Anderson, Adam, his life

204 Bannockburn, battle of
581
Alexander, his life

261 Barclay, Robert, his life
James, the agriculturist

218

William, his life
501
James, the antiquary

239 Barbour, John, his life
72 Andrew-ferrara swords

148 Bards, low estimation of
101
Saint, his relics

178 Barisdale, raiser of black mail
55 Angus, Earl of, and James IV.

471 Barmckyne Hill, Fort of
209
his banishment

124 Barnacle goose
1 20 Annie and the trumpeter of Fyvie 474 Baron and regality courts
348 Another for Hector

631 Birra, castic of
624 Apology, a good one

135 Bart, St.
51 Apprenticeships

321 Barton, Andrew
607 Arbuthnot, Alexander, his bfc

273 Bass, island of
506
John, his life

383

castle of
406 Archbishop, a vencrable one

47 Baskerville swords
481 Archery

121, 184,259 Bassington, James, the astronomer
423 Ardoch, Roman camps at

684 Battle, wager of
559 Argentine, Sir Giles, killed at Bannockburn 04

with Agricola
550 | Argyle, Earl of, his death

455

of Ancram Moor
24
John, Duke of

IS2

of Bannockburn
306
his spirited reply

724

of Cabstone
47 Armies, standing

24

of Dalry
608 Armour of the Caledonians

33

of Dunbar, in 1200
091
of the ancient foot-soldiers 281

of Durham
179
of Alexander I.

707

of Falkirk
207 Arms, a pun on

206

of Fluiden
711 Armstrong, Archie

SOS

of Glenlivet
132
John, his life

222

of Hallidon Hill
314 Arthur's Scat

393

of Killccrankic
568 Artillery, ancient

504

of Mortlach
686 Assaye, battle of

632

of Northallerton
210 Assembly, gcncral

4

of Sheriffmuir
471 Athens, Northern

119 Baxter, Andrew, his life
341 Athol, power of the duke of

720 Beacons
31 Atkins, James, his life

309 Beaton, cardinal, his cruelty
85 Attachment of a clansman

700

David, his life
653) Augustus, fort

400 Beattie, James Hay, his life
227 Aultgrande

411 Beaufort, seat of lord Lovat
286 Awakening a sicepy bearer

541 Beaulieu river
297 Asr, bank of

321 Bees, wager about

preservation of
SSZ BADENOCH, Wolf of

34 Beggars in the Highlands
145 Bagpiper and wolves

337 Bcl Tein
454 Baillie, Robert, his life

305 Bell the cat
401 Baird, Sir James

634 Bellrock lighthouse
219 Balfour, Major, his death

480 Belly, stomach, and head
319 Balmcrinoch, lord

211 Benalder, cave of
145 Balnaves, Henry, his life

467 Benlomond
709 Bane, Rubert, enterprise of

161 Ben-Nevis
539 Banks

127

Bernard, St. his weli
657 Bank of Scotland, 167-Royal

215 Berwick, town of
52
of Ayr

321

taking of
538
of England

627 Bessy Bell and Mary Gray

213

76
544
206
227
374
103
108
403
433
674
132
379
571
290
247
108
392
670
717
640
501
315
572
246
548
486
IIS
217
723
527

Egs

376

270

71

Lage.
Page.

Page
Bible, permission to read
SIS Buchan Farmer
399 Castle of Tarnaway

120
Big Sam

618
Elspeth, the prophetess
594 Casties, ancient, their plan

45
Binning, Hugh, his life

556
William, his life

586
attack and defence of

50
Birth, remarkable

320
Buchanan, his monument

77

Cat race
Bishop poisoned

428
and James VI.
391 Cather Thun, white and brown

718
valiant

117
his life
693 Catholic Highlanders

615
grace of a
SIS Buchanites

608
Catrail, description of

76
Bishops, their address to King James VII. 344 Buckhaven, 2011-history of,

626 Cats and rats

633
Bishopric, price of
88 Buffalo, Scottish, at Drumlanric
454 Cattle, plunder of

103
Bissett, Charles, his life
374 Bull's-head

29
restoration of

3:2
Black art at Padua
91 Burgage holding

221 Cave of Benalder
Black captain
709 | Burgh, Jaines, his life
600

50
Black mail
185, 354 Burghcad

92 Caves of Covesca
Black parliament
578 Burghs, Royal Convention of

302
Fife

06
Blacksmith and Treasurer

657
their income
330 Chain picr near Leith

17
Blackwell, Elizabeth, her life

$65
Parliamentary districts
384 Chalmers, Dr.

300
Blind baron's comfort
459 Burke and Boswell
141 Chamberlain, Lord, his duties

349
fisherman
101 Burn's lassie, 114 cottage,

185
Change of fortune

634
Bloodhound
125-401 Bute, Isle of

282 Charles I. his entry into Edinburgh 603
Bocthius and Ascham
230

his attempts to recover church
Hector, his life
403 CADIES of Edinburgh

property

630
Boiling a Sheriff
IC2 Cacrlaveroc, murder of

114 Charter-Stone
Boorve
538 Cairn Catta, description of

443 Chatham, Lord, his polky to Scotland 32.4
Borderers and James V.
256 Caithness, dress of the people of

366
Cheat or be cheated

SO
Boroughs, Four, the court of

234
wcights and measures of 385 Cheese, a battle about a

101
Borough Muir

479
Earl of, battle with Bredalbanc 456 Cheyne, Bishop Henry

101
Boroughs Royal-see Burghs Royal

Caldewood, David, his life

94 Chief, dignity of
Botanic garden, Glasgow
398 Caledonian Canal

16-53%

kindness to the clan
Bothwell castle

Call to a better stipend

568
paternal feelings of

513
Bounty, influence of
679 Campbell, George, his life

167

qualifications of
Bows and arrows

432-719
John, Duke of Argyle

152
deposed

630
Boyd, Zachariah, his life
128 Cameron of Lochiel
172 Chronometer, best ever made

481
Bray, vicar of
Cameronians at Airdamoss

Church, its constitution

437
Breadaibane , lord, his estate, 714--march 679 Cameronians, regiment of

345

provision for
Brechin, round tower of, 201-water, 551 Canai, Caledonian

16-538 Circumstantial evidence

161
Brewster wife

350
Union
59 Clanship, Highland

250-305
Broad hint
109 Candles, Highland

505 Clan battle, the last fought
Brown, James, his life
550 Cappadocia and Mesopotamia

24 Chatan and Clan Kay, battle between 479
John, murder of
573 Carr, Sir John, his opinion of Scotsmen 443

Fidelity to
Bruce, Edward, king of Ireland
68 Carmichael, Sir John
720 Claret, duty on, enforced

621
his victory over the English 75 Cassillis, Lord, his daughter

322 Clergy, ancieni, their patriotism

29
King Robert, escape from a blood. Castle of Barra

707
before the Reformation

38
hound

12
Bothwell

71

their number
not at the battle of Falkirk

18
Boyne
573 their persecuting spirit

219
his valour

47
Cadyow

22

Clergymen, singular
his Leper-house

52
Cawdor
221 Clergymen's wrongs

431
his perseverance

S7
Closeburn

1 38

Clerk, John, of Eldin, 444-aneedute of 149
his mother

72
Coll
199 Climate

00
his humanity

384
Crichton

489 Climate, charming
learning in his time

244
Dunbar

177 Closchnabane
's Testament

641
Dunnotter
320 Clocks, public

614
Brussels, mayor of, his public declaration

Edinburgh
07 Cloth laid

707
respecting the Scutch regiments

456
Gordon

Coaches, introduction of
Buccleugh, Scots of, 127-family origin 242

Inverary

105

into the Highlands 404
Buchan, Buller of

$ 35
Kildrummy

76 Coalmines of Dysart
spelling of

642
Linlithgow

I 18 Coms
Countess of

180-3
37
Loch Awe

272
first Earl of 46-cows in

Coldingham Convent
563
Loch Leren, siege of

46 Cold Hell
Dancs in

SS
Saint Andrew's

543 | College of Justice
John Stuart, Earl of

330
Tantallon

292 Colours saved

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Combat,single, on the Borders
61 Daikeith house
110 Dunbarton, wise men of

022
Commissary court
226 Dalry, battle of

48 Duncan of the Kiln

437
Compass Hill
179 Dalrymple, Alexander, his life

306
William, his life

405
Connel Ferry
563 Dalzell, Anthony, his life

52 Dun Dornadilla

584
Conscience, power of

666
Sir William
210 Dunfermline manufactures

75
Consolation
63 Dalziel, General
646 Dunkeld Cathedral

539
Conspiracy detected
192 Danes' heads built into a Church wall 06 Dunlop, Alexander, his life

578
Constable, Lord High, his duties
685 David I. his death and character

600
William, his life

590
Constitution
716 David II. and his Queen
712 Dunnotter Castle

520
Cookery, ancient Highland

Henry, his life

438
martyr's tomb at

400
Cope, Sir John
052 Davidson, Robert

400 Dunstafsnage Castle

550-567
Coronation stone
063 Dead bell
293 Duplin, battle of

670
Corrodies to the Kings of Scotland 155 | Dead dog

608 Durham, battle of

76
Coryvreckan Sound
19 Death of King Robert Bruce
649 Dunstan Fair

493
Cory Vreckan
652 Decrease and humiliation

51 Duties, when how most productive 497
Cotton manufacture
199 Dee River
540 Dutiful son

296
County election
610 Departure of the Scots from Brussels 700 Dysart Coal-mines

310
Court, Admiralty
77-228 Deterioration of coin

432
Baron and Regality

198
Devilish dragons
225 EAGLE and child

$4
Commissary

226
Dickson, David, his life
430 Eagles and their prey

275
Eichequer

139
Serjeant
17 Echo at St. Vigean's

12
Four Boroughs
254 Diminutives
159 Ecclesiastical establishment

373
Jury
143 Dinna anger the Laird
069 Economy

139
Sossion
75-201 Dirletop sands of

208 Edinburgh and Dublin compared

575
Sheriff
220 Dispute about the Bishopric of St. An-

Bridewell

229
Teind

drew's

627
Cadies

376
Covenant, burning of, at Linlithgow 385 Distillation, rapid

712
Castle

97
Covenanters, camp of

Distress, legal

152
Cross

302
Crabstone, battle of
544 Dog, a life saved by

174
Environs of

199
Craig, Sir James, his life

Dug, nagacious

104-350
Infirmary

237
john, his Buble conduct
Dog and thief

718
University

277
Burnett house
714 Dags in church

09
University Library

187
• Craigic, Laird of
71 Dogkin bladders

University Museum

466
Crawford, David, his life

Don, bridge of

101
Castle, taking of

604
Lurd, stratagem of
Dornoch, Cathedral of

327
Grecian architecture of

063
Cree, Vale of
509 Douglas, the author of

22 Education

411
Crichton Castle

489
the good Sir James
23 Eels, transmigration of

8
Captain

047
the Earl of, his cruelty
217 Egg, Cave of

SO
Crimes

236
Captain, his gallantry
Eldon, Lord

604
Cromwell and Wishart

374
the Tyneman
150 Elfshot

I12
and shoemaker

639
William, sixth Earl of

550

Elgin Cathedral, description of 173-697
skirmish with his soldiers 168

William, eighth Earl of

541
demolition of

207
Cruden, battle of

267
and Randolf's expedition into Eloquence excited

24
Crusade, patriotic

292
England
379 Embankments

617
Cuchullin, hill of

78
of Kilspendie
139 Enclosing

494
Culdecs
270 Donglasses, Crest of the
352 English and Gaelie, contest of

228
of St. Andrew's
197 Doune, lord, creation of
659 Entails

459
Cullen, William, his life

Dress in time of James II.

240 Epitaphs of the Covenanters $31-544-548-550
and Hunter, their partnership S54 Dres, ancient Highland

731 Equitable division

628
Culloden hospitality
400 Druvcs of cattle

217 | Equites Aurati
night before the battle of
490 Drura, tower of

623 Erigena, or John Scotus
quarrel.fter the battle of 008 Drumlanric house

67 Errol, origin of the family
Cumberland, Dukevi, bis cruelty
010 Drummond, William, his life

582 Eskine, Sir William
Cure for a cold

Dryburch Abbey

561
Henry, his life

439
Cuiicw beli

594
Drunk at their own expense

651 Erne or Eagle
Curiosity, fatal
goli Ducking tailor

639
Ettucke forest

213
Currency of the Union
130 Dumbarton Castle
717 Every man for himself

403
Scotch and English

621
Dung istaig

613

Evil Genii
Cotty stool
282-039 Dunbar, kaitle of

213

Excise, produce of
DEMONS in the Highlands

Castle of

177 Exccution for witchcraft

378
550

633

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