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The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club
Volumes I-XX

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Abbey Court House, Holyrood, I. 13.

Abbey Cross, XV. 74.

Abbey ‘Abbey laird,’ XV. 72-3.

Abbey Porch, XI. 6.

Abbey Strand, I. 13; XI. 6; XV. 75.

Abbeyhill, I. 13; IV. 156 n.; VII. c; XV. 66, 203 troops quartered at, XIX. 116.

Abbot of Dunfermline, III. 213.

Abbot of Rievaulx, biographer of David 1., V. 20.

Abbot's Meadow, XVIII. 184.

Abbotsford, portions of Old Tolbooth at, XIV. 16, 22, 23 old Edinburgh stones at, 52, 82, 95; XV. 101.

Abbotsford, Club, X. 118.

Abbotshall, Lord. See Ramsay, Sir Andrew.

Abercom, James, eighth Earl of, XX. App. 30.

Abercrombie, James, farmer, IV. 159, 160, 161, 162, 166-8, 170-3.

Abercrombie, Thomas, warded, XII. 163.

Abercrombie, Walter, sergeant, VIII. 138.

Abercromby, Alexander, Lord, III. 121, 143, 172.

Abercromby, Friar Andrew, III. 63, 74, 98.

Abercromby, George, of Tullibody, III. 143.

Abercromby, James, Lord Dunfermline, III. 106, 119, 120.

Abercromby, Friar James, III. 98.

Abercromby, Lady (Christian Fletcher), VIII. 210, 211.

Abercromby, Sir Ralph, IX. 97; XII. App. 20; XIII. App. 16.

Abercromby, Robert, Jesuit, XVI. 153.

Abercromby Place, XIV. 156.

Aberdeen, Anne Lockhart, wife of first Earl of, IX. 185.

Aberdeen, Chancellor (1684), XVI. 129.

Aberdeen, Robert, member of Poker Club, III. 153.

Aberdeen, breviary, VII. xix, xxvi; X. 168.

Aberdeen burgh seal, III. 5.

Aberdour, Lord. See Sholto John Douglas, 17th Earl of Morton.

Abergare (Canongate), VII. lvii, lx.

Abernethy, Alexander, candlemaker, XVII. 132.

Abernethy, James, deacon of Skinners, VI. 65, 68, 86, 89, 91, 105 n.

Abernethy, John, bishop, XIII. 134.

Abernethy's Close, XII. 30.

Abir ..., John, XI. 129.

Abircomie, William, minister, VI. 138.

Abjuration Oath, XVI. 139.

Aboyne, Charles, fourth Earl of, III. 139.

Academy, Edinburgh, origin of, V. 87.

Academy, Royal Scottish Naval and Military, XX. 158.

Academy, for Teaching Exercises. See Riding School.

Acheson, Alexander, of Gosford, XII. 62. And see Aitchison.

Acheson, Sir Archibald, mansion of, I. 15; XI. 6; XII. 62, 117 n.; XIV. 3, 4, 5, 72.

Acheson, Helen (1572), XVI. 5.

Acheson, (Achesoun), James, goldsmith, XIX. 11.

Acheson, (Achesoun), John, ‘master cunyear,’ XIX. 11.

Acheson, John, merchant (1572), XVI. 6.

Acheson, (Achieson), John, XIV. 3.

Acheson, Sir Patrick, son of Sir Archibald, XII. 117, 118.

Acheson House, carved stones at, XVII. 28-9.

Acis and Galatea, Handel's, XIX. 203, 205, 214.

Act (1469) anent murderers and sanctuary, XV. 60-1.

Act (1753) anent public buildings in Edinburgh, XIII. 5.

Acta Dominorum Concilii, IX. 1 XI. 95, 101, 105, 109, 110, 122.

Acts anent spoliations, XI. 93.

Acts of bailies of Canongate, XX. 15-16.

Adair, Patrick, IV. 132.

Adair's ‘Map of Midlothian,’ III. 184.

Adam of Lanark, royal confessor, III. 32; two missions to papal court, 33; and David II.'s ransom, 33 promoted bishop of Galloway, 38.

Adam, Alexander, rector of High School, XII. App. 20.

Adam, Alexander, in Blackness, V. 133.

Adam, Andrew, murders his father, XVI. 101.

Adam, Admiral Sir Charles, III. 172.

Adam, Colin, covenanter, XI. 160.

Adam, James, architect, XII. App. 11.

Adam, John, architect, III. 152, 153; XII. 147; XVII. 160, 163; XVIII. 171.

Adam, John, bailie of Paisley, VIII. 139.

Adam, Mr., city accountant (1856), XIV. 159.

Adam, Robert, architect, IV. 52 XII. 147 XV. App. 12 lecture on his career, by John Swarbrick, 14; (and his brother James) prepare plans for Register House, XVII. 159 and n., 160, 162, 165 superintends the building, 163-4 plans for Leith St., 170, 171; payments to, 171 designer of mansion in St. Andrew Square, 173; XIX. 56, 224; XX. 120, 121, 157 design for riding school, 117-119.

Adam, Robert, commissioner for Glasgow, I. 89.

Adam, William, of Maryburgh, architect, V. 82; XII. 145, 147, 148 plan for Old Infirmary, XV. 150-l XX. App. 31.

Adam family, genealogy of, XII. 148.

Adam mantelpieces, III. 252.

Adam Square, II. 155; XI. 6; XII. 147, 218, 224; XIV. 137 XVII. 156 XX. 125.

Adamnan, his Life of St. Columba, V. 2 n., 8 n.

Adam's Close, XII. 147, 148.

Adam's Court. See Adam's Close.

Adams, Alexander, Speculative Socy., V. 169, 174, 178, 183.

Adams, John, XX. 142; joint master with Angelo of riding school, 135, 139; advances money for repair of riding school, 140 his death, 143.

Adams, Mr., slater, XX. 127.

Adamson, Alexander, (1525), IX. 55; XVII. 51.

Adamson, Alexander, owns property in Brown's Close, XII. 22.

Adamson, Andrew, flesher, XVII. 138.

Adamson, Elizabeth, XII. 12.

Adamson, George, forger, VI. 127.

Adamson, George, covenanter, VI. 133; XI. 56.

Adamson, Friar Henry, III. 70-1.

Adamson, Hew (1577), XV. 45.

Adamson, James, Burntisland, warded, V. 147.

Adamson, Friar John, III. 52, 93, 95; IX. 8, 41 n.; X. 109, 110, 112, 116.

Adamson, John (1511), feuar on Burgh Muir, X. 71.

Adamson, John (1549), XII. 22, 38.

Adamson, John, merchant (1596), X. 218 n., 229.

Adamson, John, yr. (1604), XI. 132.

Adamson, John (1610), notary, Canongate, XIV. 42, 43.

Adamson, John (1622), advocate, X. 218 n.; XII. 141, 142; XIII. 102, 115, 116, 128, 135.

Adamson, John, principal of Town's College (1625-53), IV. 148; XI. 159, 160, 161; XIII. 116 and n.

Adamson, John (1634), his tenement in Beth's Wynd, XIII. 34.

Adamson, John (1682), blue gownsman, XVI. 112.

Adamson, John (1684), IX. 115.

Adamson, Katherine, XII. 38.

Adamson, Peter (1658), IV. 122.

Adamson, Robert, servitor, IV. 141.

Adamson, Robert, writer, X. 218 n.

Adamson, Sanders, III. 79.

Adamson, Thomas (1658), IV. 122.

Adamson, (Adamesoun), William, bailie (1513), II. 62 III. 80, 93 IV. 81 IX. 41 n., 55, 72, 73; feuar on Burgh Muir, X. 74, 81.

Adamson, William, owns property in Lawnmarket, XII. 15.

Adamson, William (1528), witness, XVII. 51.

Adamson, William (1553), XV. 51.

Adamson, William, member of Burlaw Court, XV. 176, 181, 185.

Adamson, William, blacksmith, V. 138.

Adamson's Close, XII. 21, 22, 37, 38, 141, 142, 151.

Adamson's Land, XII. 141.

Addison, Joseph, IV. 10; his Cato, XI. 163, 168 and n. The Drummer, 167 and n. his Rosamund, XX. App. 28.

Addison, Thomas, Oyster Club, III. 173.

Addiston House, III. 193.

Adelaide, Queen, XX. 65.

Adelphi, XVIII. App. 12.

Adinston's Land, Leith, XIX. 100.

Admiral of Firth of Forth, II. 7; III. 12.

Admiralty House, XX. App. 22.

Advocates, Faculty of, II. 231 XIV. 80 XV. 152 buy Lauriston House, XVIII. 164.

Advocates' Close, I. 7, 106; XII. 24, 66; XIV. 70; carved stones in, 89; XVI. 34 n. XX. App. 8.

Advocates' Library, II. 10, 14, 62, 169, 233 III. 235 IV. 45 V. 50, 52 IX. 83 X. 72, 82, 107, 127; XIII. 41 XVII. 151-2. See also National Library.

African or Darien Company, X. 227.

Agnew, Sir Andrew, III. 119.

Agnew, Stair A., III. 177.

Agriculture, Society for Improvement in Knowledge of, XV. 168.

Ahannay, John, ‘smyth,’ IV. 85.

Aidan, king of Dalriada, XI. 88.

Aikenhead, David, provost, II. 136 XII. 37; XIII. 46, 55, 111 and n.

Aikenhead, (Aiknayheid), David, apothecary, IV. 118.

Aikenhead, James, advocate, X. 48; XIII. 99, 122, 123.

Aikenhead, James, son of Thomas, X. 193, 194.

Aikenhead, James, apothecary, XI. 46, 57 XVI. 113.

Aikenhead, Patrick, commissary clerk, XVI. 155.

Aikenhead, Thomas. merchant, X. 193, 194, 198; XI. 48.

Aikenhead, (Aikkinheid), Thomas, deacon of Skinners, VI. 71, 83, 84, 88, 90, 105.

Aikenhead, Thomas (1622), XII. 13 XIII. 99, 101, 141.

Aikman, Archibald, grocer, XIV. 155.

Aikman, Captain (1573), V. 63.

Aikman, Francis, X. 74; XII. 46.

Aikman, G., engraver, XII. 241.

Aikman, James, XII. 39.

Aikman, John, warded, VI. 113.

Aikman, John, XII. 46, 47.

Aikman, Robert, XIII. 98.

Aikman, Samuel, skinner, VI. 64, 99.

Aikman, Walter, Leith captain, XVI., 19.

Aikman, William, painter, IX. 82; XIV. App. 21, 22.

Aikman, William, advocate, VI. 127.

Aikman, William (1557), XV. 27.

Aikman, William, XII. 46.

Aikman's Close, XII. 46, 54, 62, 79 XIV. 72.

Aikman's Land, XII. 54.

Ainslie, Alexander, of Pilton, XV. 182, 194.

Ainslie, Andrew, XII. 84.

Ainslie, Barbara, XII. 85.

Ainslie, Dalston, goldsmith, XIX. 18, 19.

Ainslie, John, his maps of Edinburgh, XII. 3, 211, 223-4, 227-8.

Ainslie, J. B. (Philo-Scotus), II. 221.

Ainslie, Robert, W.S., Burns's friend, XI. App. 17; XVII. App. 13.

Ainslie, Robert, Marrow-Bone Club, III. 17 5.

Ainslie, Thomas, smith, XVIII. 62 XIX. 124.

Ainslie, Thomas, Provost of Jedburgh, VI. 128.

Ainslie's Close, XII. 151.

Aird, Andrew, his Glimpses of Old Glasgow, IX. 185.

Aird, Rev. William, St. Cuthbert's, II. 130.

Aird's Close, I. 22.

Airdrey, Lady, wife of governor of Castle, XIV. 46.

Aitcheson, Edward (1685), XVI. 142.

Aitchison, Andrew, sheriff depute, VIII. 127.

Aitchison, (Acheson), Gilbert, XII. 19; XIII. 103, 107, 110, 113, 116, 126.

Aitchison, James (1517), XIV. 3.

Aitchison, James, merchant (1588), XV. 19.

Aitchison, John (1635), XIII. 126.

Aitchison, John, servitor, VIII. 146.

Aitchison, John, farmer, XIX. 166.

Aitchison, Robert, XII. 19; XIII. 105.

Aitchison, Thomas, his Edinburgh Directory, XII. 226.

Aitchison, William, distiller, XV. App. 20.

Aitchison, See also Acheson.

Aitken, Allen, XI. 61.

Archibald, wright, XII. 98.

Archibald, Edward, covenanter, VIII. 152 XVI. 123.

Archibald, George, smith, XII. 148.

Archibald, G. S., architect, III. 251.

Archibald, Henry, writer, XII. 98.

Archibald, Janet, mother of Sir Daniel Wilson, XVII. 1.

Archibald, John, friend of ‘Clarinda,’ XVII. App. 13.

Archibald, Patrick, cordiner, XIII. 112.

Archibald, William, printer, XII. 234.

Archibald, William, mason, XIII. 25.

Aitken's Close, XII. 78, 98, 99, 148.

Aitkin, Margaret, X. 199.

Albany, Alexander, third Duke of, arms of, XV. 123, 130, 132.

Albany, John, Duke of, III. 38, 52; IX. 1-3 n., 6-7, 8-13, 15, 17, 18, 23, 32, 33, 35, 38-40, 43, 47, 51-3, 55, 56, 59; negotiates for Staple being fixed at Middelburg, 67, 68; question of his receiving money for fixing the Staple, 69; 70, 76, 77; X. 110, 112, 190; XI. 110, 112,119.

Albany aisle. See St. Giles' Church.

Albert Keep (Castle), VI. 9-10.

Albertus, Derick, XII. 208.

Albigenses, body of sectaries, III. 16, 17.

Albion Street, XII. 229.

Aldcome, Hemy, XIX. 18.

Alderman of Edinburgh, XV. App. 9, 10.

Ale, poor quality of, XVI. 47.

Alemoor, Lord (Andrew Pringle), XX. 116.

Alesius, Alexander, description of Edinburgh, XII. 215.

Alexander I. of Scotland, V. 10, 19, 38; X. 9.

Alexander II., friend of Friar Preachers, III. 23, 30; gift of ground in Edinburgh to the Order, 24 and n. donations to Black Friars, 66, 69, 73, 88; V. 10, 34; VI. 12 n.

Alexander III., charter to Black Friars, III. 88 V. 10, 32, 36, 37, 66; X. 3, 4.

‘Alexander taming Bucephalus,’ XX. 158.

Alexander, Anthony, master of work at Parliament House, XIII. 21. See Alschunder.

Alexander, Claud, of Ballochmyle, XII. App. 20.

Alexander, Claud, of Newton, XI. 33.

Alexander, Dame, XIII. 123.

Alexander, David, legacy to Candlemakers, XVII. 108.

Alexander, Friar, Prior of Hospital of St. John

Alexander, of Jerusalem in Scotland, V. 33.

Alexander, of Berwick, Friar, III. 33.

Alexander, of Scotland, Friar, III. 36.

Alexander, George, warded, XII. 194.

Alexander, Guthrie's Close, XII. 151.

Alexander, James, VI. 111.

Alexander, John, precentor, South Leith, VIII. 107.

Alexander, Lindsay's Close, XII. 55 n., 154.

Alexander, Mr., Roystoun's Close, XX. 125.

Alexander, Patrick, VI. 108.

Alexander, Uddart's Close, XII. 84, 85.

Alexander, Sir William, Earl of Stirling, XIII. 21, 34, 130 n., 131.

Alexander, William, lord provost, IV. 46.

Alexander, William, baxter, XIV. 43.

Alexander, William, purchases horses for riding school, XX. 117.

Alexander, W., merchant, member of Poker Club, III. 152.

Alexander, Young's Close, XII. 87.

Alexander's Feast, Handel's, XIX. 201, 203, 205.

Alexander's Land, Bristo St., XIX. 85.

Algoe, Peter, agent for the good Town, XIII. 121.

Alicia, prioress of Haydngrove, V. 33.

Alison, Alexander, deputy receiver of excise, XII. 127.

Alison, Andrew, XIV. 143.

Alison, Rev. Archibald, III. 113.

Alison, Catherine, XII. 127.

Alison, Colin, warded, XII. 184.

Alison, James, merchant, XII. 128; XIII. 144.

Alison, John, chamberlain, XI. 53.

Alison, Margaret, XII. 128.

Alison, Thomas, slater, III. 100. See also Allison.

Alison, Square, XI. 6.

Alison's Close, XII. 58, 80, 127, 128, 136; XIII. 143.

Alison's Wynd, XII. 128.

Allan, Adam (1570), XV. 37.

Adam, covenanter, II. 99.

Adam, Andrew, painter, IX. 82.

Adam, Bridget, Speculative Society meet in coffee-house of, V. 170, 174, 178, 180.

Adam, Charles, surgeon, Restalrig, IV. 159.

Adam, Charles, warded, VIII. 129.

Adam, David, painter, I. 8; IX. 84; his view of High Street, 221; XII. App. 31 XVIII. 4, 7.

Adam, David, Speculative Socy., V. 172, 181.

Adam, David (1658), whipt for rioting, IV. 118.

Adam, George, farmer, XV. 197.

Adam, Hary, writer, IV. 159, 166-8, 170- 173, 177.

Adam, John, of Allanfield, XIX. 180.

Adam, John, warded, VI. 131 XII. 166.

Adam, Miss, of Hillside, II. 164.

Adam, Robert, baxter, XIV. 142.

Adam, Robert, & Sons, bankers, XIV. 150; XVIII. 85.

Adam, R., bookseller, XII. 225.

Adam, Sir William, painter, IX. 99-102.

Allan's Close, 1. 7 IV. 46; XII. 30, 32.

Allen, John, physiologist, III. 114.

Aney Close, XII. 93, 94.

Allhallow Fair, VI. 80 n.

Allison, Isobel, VI. 150, 156. See Alison.

Allison, Patrick, in Carnwath, IX. 140, 143.

Allison, William, schoolmaster, VIII. 108.

Alloway, Lord. See Cathcart, David.

Alloway - , member of Friday Club, III. 118.

Almanac-sellers, II. 222.

Almondell House, excursion to, XII. App. 4-10.

Alschunder, William, XIV. 37.

Alston, James, merchant, XVI. 115.

Alston, Maria, wife of Sir John Nisbet, last of Dean, I. 125.

Altar-stone, road to, XIX. 162.

Alves, William, of Pilrig, XI. App. 20.

Ambassador's (French) Chapel, II. 141; XI. 8.

Ambrose's Tavern, Gabriel's Road, XVII. 78.

Amisfield, Lady, imprisoned in Tolbooth, IV. 107.

Amulree House, Corstorphine, III. 183.

Anchor Close, I. 7, 8 III. 163, 165; Provost Drummond and, IV. 36 Dannie Douglas's tavern, 36, 37 Alexander Smellie's printing office, 36 William Smellie's History of, 38; XII. 33, 34; carved stones in, XIV. 98.

Anchor Tavern, XII. 33.

Anchorfield Burn, XIX. 142, 181, 187.

Ancrum House, XI. 6.

Anderson of Balram, XVI. Introd. xxviii.

Anderson of Whitburgh, II. 27.

Anderson Agnes, IV. 116.

Anderson Alexander, Warded, VI. 123 XI. 30.

Anderson Alexander, candlemaker, VIII. 130.

Anderson Andrew, printer VI. 150-], 156.

Anderson Archibald, tailor, XIII. 117.

Anderson Bailie (1679). VI. 136.

Anderson Bessie (1587), XV. 46.

Anderson Christian, VIII. 121, 124.

Anderson David. See St. Vigeans, Lord.

Anderson Dame Elizabeth, XIV. 108.

Anderson George, Warded, XII. 194.

Anderson George (1754), XIX. 56.

Anderson Harie, Warded, IX. 154, 158.

Anderson Henry, shoemaker, XII. 126.

Anderson Henry, member of Burlaw Court, XV. 176, 184, 205.

Anderson, H. M., The Grammar School of the Canongate, XX. 1-25.

Anderson, James (1657), imprisoned for debt, IV. 113.

Anderson, James, covenanter, V. 135.

Anderson, James, printer, VI. 150.

Anderson, James (1682), in Temple, VIII. 121, 122.

Anderson, James, writer, XII. 149.

Anderson, James, quarrier, XIII. 21, 24, 31, 40.

Anderson, James, farmer, XV. 185, 189, 191.

Anderson, James T., Marrow-Bone Club, III. 176.

Anderson, Janet, III. 103.

Anderson, Jasper, IV. 163.

Anderson, John, of Dowhill, VIII. 155.

Anderson, John (1525), resignation of land in favour of St. Paul's Work, XVII. 50.

Anderson, John (1657), IV. 115.

Anderson, John (1658), Warded, IV. 119, 123.

Anderson, John (1660), merchant, Glasgow, IV. 135.

Anderson, Captain John (1684), IX. 176.

Anderson, John (1685), banished, XII. 187.

Anderson, John, flesher, XII. 37.

Anderson, John, gunsmith, XII. 126.

Anderson, John, coppersmith, XII. 126, 127.

Anderson, John, his Plan of Edinburgh (1824), XII. 235, 237, 241.

Anderson, John, town omcer, XIII. 112.

Anderson, Jonet, keeps geese in her house, XV. 12.

Anderson, Lillias, XIII. 82.

Anderson, Margret, witch, IV. 121, 122.

Anderson, Margaret (1684), IX. 120-1.

Anderson, Marion, second wife of Lord Fountainhall, XVI. Introd. xxviii.

Anderson, Matthew, provost, Kirkcaldy, IX. 139.

Anderson, Nychole, mason, XV. 23.

Anderson, Patrick, comptroller of stamp duties, XX. 58.

Anderson, Patrick, sheriff officer, V. 122.

Anderson, Rachel, XIII. 82.

Anderson, Robert, treasurer of Pantheon, I. 59.

Anderson, Robert (1683), merchant, VIII. 148.

Anderson, Robert, farmer, XV. 172, 188, 197.

Anderson, Symond, V. 137.

Anderson, Thomas, farmer in Broughton, XIII. 82; XV. 195.

Anderson, William, burgess, III. 81, 99, 102, 103; feus from Black Friars, 78a; and from town, V. 76; IX. 53.

Anderson, William, merchant (1588), XV. 25.

Anderson, Rev. William (1666), V. 132, 133.

Anderson, William, skinner, VI. 64, 104.

Anderson, William, stabler, XII. 126.

Anderson, William, farmer, XV. 181, 185, 188.

Anderson, William, Marchmont herald, XX. App. 16.

Anderson, William, provost of Glasgow, XX. 29.

Anderson, William, Livingstone parish, II. 97.

Anderson, William, ironmonger, XII. 126.

Anderson, William, schoolmaster, XIX. 113.

Anderson, W., owner of George Inn, XIV. 145.

Anderson's Close, XII. 126.

Anderson's Land, III. 80; XII. 126, 127.

Andrew, Friar, bishop of Argyle, III. 38.

Andrew, of Oroden, Friar, III. 41.

Andrew, Robert, factor, VI. 108.

Andrew, (Andro), Robert, VIII. 119.

Andrew, William, VI. 140.

Angelo, ‘Mr.,’ XX. 127, 133, 135, 146, 149, 150, 157 first master of riding school, 123-5 presents gold medal, 126 royal grant paid to, 128 sells horses of riding school, 129; services approved, 131 retires, 132, 133 reappointed, 136 salary liquidates debts, 137-8 Adams joint master with, 139, 142 retiral and death, 144.

Angelo, Mrs., XX. 139, 142.

Anglia Street, XII. 229.

Angouêlme, Duc d', XV. 96.

Angus, Earl of. See Douglas, Archibald, ‘Bell-the-Cat.’

Angus, Mareon, IV. 133.

Angus, Patrick, XVIII. 123.

Angus, William, eleventh Earl of, XVIII. 15.

Angus, William, The Incorporated Trade of the Skinners of Edinburgh, with Extracts from their Minutes, 1549-1603, VI. 11-106; XI. 126; XX. 112 n.

Ankerville, Lord. See Ross, David.

Anna and Edgar, VIII. 168 n.

Annabella, queen of Robert III., XIV. 114.

Annan, Lord, XVIII. 15.

Annand, William, dean of Edinburgh, XVI. 65 and n., 67, 153 preaches on Christmas Day, 73.

Annandale, David, chairmaster, IX. 196.

Anne, Queen, III. 223 re-establishes Order of the Thistle, XVIII. 31.

Anne, of Denmark, IV. 37 XIV. 66, 99.

‘Annie Laurie,’ Lady John Scott's version of, XX. App. 27.

Annuity Tax, XIII. 29, 37, 43, 51.

‘Another West’ Yard (Blackfriars), II. 72.

Antemanum Club, III. 178.

Antiquaries, Society of, Scotland, III. 136, 137, 163 museum of, 223 premises in Gosford's Close, IX. 215 XI. 14 XII. 132 XVI. Introd. xv.

Antwerp and Scottish trade, IX. 51.

‘Apostles' heads,’ Coates House, II. 141-2.

Apothecaries, XV. 24; XVI. 100.

Applegarth, laird of, his ‘land,’ III. 78a; VIII. 146.

‘Apple-Glory ’ (Sarah Sibbald), II. 194; XIV. App. 12.

Arbroath, Lord, XVI. 18.

Arbruckle, Lady, IV. 164.

Arbuckle, John, banished, XII. 187.

Arbuckle's Mill, Coltbridge, I. 99.

Arbuthnot, George, master of Canongate School, XX. 17, 18.

Arbuthnot, Sir William, lord provost, acquires superiority of Common Myre, X. 156, 220; XIV. 164 and n.

Archer, Thomas, XII. 169, 172.

Archers, Royal Company of, IX. 96 feu at South Loch, X. 253 acquire Chalmers's portrait of William St. Clair of Roslin, XVIII. 6-7; XIX. 79.

Archers' Hall, IX. 96 X. 253 XIX. 76, 83 its erection tavern at new Assembly at, 79 Francis Bonnard, manager, 80-1; Assembly removes to Buccleuch Place, 81.

Archibald, George, seedsman, XVIII. 161.

Archibald, Hew, warded, IX. 135, 136.

Archibald, John, merchant, XII. 56.

Archibald, Joseph, seedsman, XVIII. 161.

Archibald, William, writer, his property at Burghmuirhead, X. 201.

Archibald's Close, XII. 56.

Archibald's Nursery, XVIII. 160-1, 162.

Archus Occidentalis, XII. 50.

Archus Orientales, or Inferiores, XII. 50.

Ardmillan, Lord, judge, XI. App. 17.

Ardros, X. 131.

Areskine, Charles, of Tinwald. See Erskine.

Argyle, Anne, ninth Countess of, XVI. 142.

Argyle, Archibald, fifth Earl of, III. 55; XVI. 18.

Argyle, Archibald, seventh Earl of, XII. 107.

Argyle, Archibald, Marquess of, execution of, IV. 101, 111; referred to in ‘Releife Book,’ 139, 140 n. head ‘taine doune,’ V. 116; town house of, XIV. 58, App. 18 XVI. 49, 58.

Argyle, Archibald, ninth Earl of, XVI. 111, 166; imprisoned in Castle, 143; rejoicings over defeat of, 143.

Argyle, Colin, third Earl of, IX. 17, 38.

Argyle, Friar Andrew, bishop of, III. 38.

Argyle, Jane, fifth Countess of, prisoner, XVI. 13.

Argyle, John, second Duke of, IV. 23, 26, 28, 30, 31, 33; and the 'Fifteen, 6, 7; VIII. App. 6; XX. App. 30; buys Wester Granton and Royston, 26.

Argyle, Margaret, Marchioness of, IX. 184.

Argyle Battery, XI. 6, 11.

Argyle Brewery (Campbell's), XI. 132, 138, 139.

Argyle Square, XI. 6; XII. 139; XVIII. 93; XX. 157.

Argyle Tower (Castle), VI. 8 XI. 12.

Argyle's Close, XII. 153.

‘Arles,’ II. 222.

Armorial Bearings of Edinburgh : earliest ‘seal, III. 2 patron saint, St. Giles, 2 ‘seal of cause,’ sixteenth century, 3; common seal of same period, 3; non- heraldic form, 5 beginning of armorial coat, 5; coat-of-arms, 7; fox used in place of hind in Hollar's ‘View’ of Edinburgh, 7, 8 in MS. by Conrad von Grünenberg, 8; hind with Maiden as supporters on ‘Orange Colours,’ 8; insignia on printed Acts of Town Council, 8; Patent of Arms granted to, 8 and title-page; blazon of arms, 9 thistle in place of hind on arms, 10 no coat-of-arms previous to Reformation, 10; Castrum Puellarum, Chateau de Pucelles, Maidenburgh, ll Lord Provost as Admiral of the Forth, 12; ‘livery colours,’ 12.

Armour, James, VI. 115, 116.

Armour, John, secy. of musical society, XI. 139.

Armourers', armorial shield, VIII. 62; XIX. 2, 26.

Arms, II. 231, 233, 235, 237 earliest known instance of complete achieve- ment of, in Scotland, III. 1 municipal, 1 of kings of Scotland, 4 of Scotland, 4; grant of, from Lord Lyon, 5; of Edinburgh, 8, 9; Castrum Puellarum in, 11 crest on, 11.

Armstrong, A. and M., their map of Edinburgh, XII. 210-11, 222.

Armstrong, Christopher, candlemaker, XVII. 115.

Armstrong, George, of Restalrig, IV. 163, 170, 172.

Armstrong, James, of Restalrig, IV. 176, 179, 183.

Armstrong, John, warded, IX. 121.

Armstrong, Robert (1666), V. 130.

Armstrong, Robert, hammerman, VIII. 49.

Armstrong, Thomas, murderer, IV. 84; X. 86.

Armstrong, William, donor of chandelier to Magdalen Chapel, VIII. 49-50.

Armstrong, William, builder, XV. 210, 211.

Arne, Thomas, musical composer, XIX. 209 n., 213, 214.

Arniston, Lord. See Dundas, Robert, second Lord President.

Arniston House, Club visits, XIX. App. 16-18.

Arnot, Alexander, of Lochrig, IX. 164, 173.

Arnot, David, of Capledrae, VIII. 128.

Arnot, George, brewer, XV. 182.

Arnot, George, in Arlarie, II. 94.

Arnot, Henry, XII. 121.

Arnot, Hugo, historian of Edinburgh; his grave, VII. App. 7 Sir Daniel Wilson on, XVII. 9; on neglect of horse-riding, XX. 111 on riding school, 113 on Angelo, riding master, 124.

Arnot, James, merchant, XIII. 116.

Arnot, Sir John, of Birswick, provost, I. 90, 93.

Arnot, Marie, V. 103.

Arnot, Marion, wife of James Nisbet, first of Craigentinnie, I. 90, 93, 94, 95, 109.

Arnot, Rachel, wife of Archibald Johnston, I. 94, 95.

Arnot, Robert, VI. 124.

Arnot, William, conventicler, VI. 124.

Arnott, James, gardener, XV. 185.

Arran, James, first Earl of, III. 53, 56 at heresy trial, 55 abjures reformed faith, 58; issues letters of protection in favour of Black Friars, 58, 98 IX. 9, 12, 17, 21; provost of Edinburgh, 24, 30; differences with town, 27, 29, 31, 32, 37, 52; XV. App. 10.

Arran, James, second Earl of, proclamation anent Hertford invasion, X. 126 summons army to Burgh Muir, 190 XIX. 153, 154.

Arran, James, third Earl of, conduct as provost, X. 184, 186.

Arres, Mariot, XV. 124.

Arthur, Elizabeth, Lady Cambusnethan, VI. 117; VIII. 145, 149.

Arthur, John, tailor, XIX. 112.

Arthur, William, minister of West Kirk, IV. 133; VI. 117 XIII. 113 and n.

Arthur, William, deacon of Canongate Cordiners, XIV. 37, 43; XVIII. 115.

Arthur, William, wife of Sir Patrick Nisbet, Lord Eastbank, I. 109.

Arthur's Seat, IV. 154; X. 14, 44; XV. 65, 66; XVII. 3 XVIII. 181, 183, 184, 204.

Artillery Park, XV. 66.

Artois, le Comte d'. See Charles X.

Ashley Court, V. 158.

Askew-Robertsons of Ladykirk, XIX. 185.

Aapasio Vindicated, VIII. 176-9.

‘Assembly,’ The, contribute to Infirmary funds, XV. 154, 160; various forms of, XIX. 31-2; chief objects, 32; popularity of minuets and country dances, 34 first Edinburgh, 34-6 premises in West Bow, 36-8; an ‘incident,’ 38 fresh venture in Old Assembly Close, 39, 43; Allan Ramsay and, 39; Letter from a Gentleman concerning, 40-1 Patrick Walker's protest, 41 descriptions of, 41-4, 53; philanthropic purpose, 42, 46, 48-50; Lady Orbiston and, 42, 46; directresses of, 42, 44-6 49-54, 76-8, 86-91; sidelights, 44-5; removal to Bell's Wynd, 45-6, 55, 197; public works assisted by, 46-7, 60 remuneration of musicians, 50 ‘Nicky’ Murray, mistress of ceremonies, 54-5; new hall proposed, 56 efforts to secure site, 57 premises in Bell's Wynd purchased, 57 card and tea-rooms, 57-9 hall-keepers, 59-60 premises not to be let for rival entertainments, 60; ridotto held, 63; Leith, 70; patrons of; Hamilton of Bangour's verses on, 71-2; Goldsmith and, 7 2-3; Topham's description of Bell's Wynd, 73 lack of accommodation, 74 premises in George St., 74-5 removal from Old Town; Creech and, 75-6 Bell's Wynd premises occupied by town guard, 76 amount raised for charities, 76-8 funds invested, 77 Archers' Hall and, 79-81 directors, 87-8 managers of, unite with Musical Society with view to erecting hall for both organisations, 223-4.

Assembly Close, XII. 70.

Assembly Rooms in West Bow, II. 11; IV. 150; XI. 6; XIV. 63, 64; in Bell's Wynd, XI. 6; XII. 70, 74; Musical Socy. concerts in, XIX. 223, 235, 236; in Buccleuch Place, IX. 212 in George St., III. 110; IX. 213, 224, 227, 230, 231 XIX. 240-2.

Assembly of Birds, III. 17 8.

Assessors, City, XVI. 146.

Asylum, Edinburgh, for the Insane, X. 206, 207-8. See Bedlam.

Atcherley, James, XX. 59.

Atheling, Edgar, takes refuge in Scotland, V. 4, 15, 16, 20, 51 intervenes between Malcolm III. and William II.; escorts Malcolm to Gloucester, 16.

‘Athens of Britain,’ XX. 112.

Atholl, John, first Duke of, opponent of Union of 1707, III. 225; XVI. 60.

Atholl, John, first Marquess of, VIII. 125; XII. 173; XVI. 98, 127, 212.

Atholl, Katherine, first Countess of, XVI. 28.

Atholl, William, first Earl of, XVI. 28.

Atkinson, Edward, tenant of George Inn, XIV. 145.

Auchinleck, Lord. See Boswell, Alexander

Auchinleck, Euphame Erskine, Lady, stepmother of James Boswell, XV. App. 13.

Auchinleck, Elizabeth, a foundress of convent of St. Catherine of Siena, X. 115-16, 130.

Auchinleck, Sir John, of that Ilk, X. 115.

Auchinleck Chronicle, XI. 94.

Auchmutie, John, XVI. 177, 182.

Auchmuty, Isabel, wife of Sir John Byres, second of Coates, II. 137.

Auchterlonie - , deacon convener of the Trades, II. 164.

Auditors appointed to hear and determine cases, XI. 89, 91-4, 97, 98, 101.

Augustinian Order, Ordinale or Directory of some English houses of, VII. 1-221 Rule and the, liii, 62.

Augustinian Uses, Holyrood Ordinale and English, VII. Introd. xxviii.

Auld, William, clockmaker, III. 231.

Auldbar, Elizabeth Douglas or Lyon, Lady, IV. 109.

Auldjoy, Margaret, X. 158, 162.

Auldoucht ‘land,’ III. 82.

Aurora, painting of, XX. App. 28.

Austen, James, taverner, III. 158.

Awldhoght, Thomas III. 90.

Ayer, James (or Eayr), brewer, XII. 139, 140.

Ayer, Joseph, brewer, XII. 139.

Ayr Bank, XX. 56.

Ayr Bank Close, XII. 94.

Ayre's Close, XII. 139.

Ayton, John, merchant, IV. 136.

Aytoun, Henry de, burgess, III. 88.

Aytoun, James, jeweller, XIX. 19.

Aytoun, Roger, W.S., his account of quarrying at Salisbury Crags, XVIII. 203.