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The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club
Volumes I-XX

B

‘Babel,’ XII. 131.

Babelon, William, alias Young, VIII. 156.

Baberton, XIII. 36; XX. 30.

Back Close, XII. 132.

‘Back Entry to Old Bank,’ XII. 129.

Back Muir, X. 179, 182.

Back (or Parliament) Stairs, III. 211 XII. 10, 130, 139.

Back Wall, XII. 224.

‘Bagimount's Roll,’ III. 45.

Baglap, Ballop, or Rigsland, X. 26-9 and n. 33, 35, 192, 193.

Baiker, Jacob, XII. 208. See Baker.

Bailie, Heugh, gypsy, VIII. 137.

Bailie, Captain James, V. 136, 145; VIII. 113.

Bailie, John, of St. John's kirk, IX. 148.

Bailie, William, lieut. of merchant youths, XVI. 95.

Bailie, See Baillie.

Bailie Baird's Close, XII. 51.

Bailie Brown's Close, XII. 19, 20, 21.

Bailie Clark's Close, XII. 54, 56.

Bailie Court, XIV. 174; XVI. 155.

Bailie Fyfe's Close, I. 9; XI. 170; XII. 44, 45; XIV. 139; carved stones in, XV. 116-9; XIX. 50; XX. 135.

Bailie Grant's Close, XII. 49.

Bailie Reid's Close, XII. 17, 121.

Bailie Robertson's Close, XII. 138, 149.

Bailies of Canongate, Acts of, XX. 10.

Baillie, Alexander (1685), in Corstorphine, XI. 30, 33.

Baillie, Alexander, writer, XII. 47.

Baillie, Gavin, builder of Easter Morningside House, X. 199.

Baillie, Lady Grisell, IX. 190.

Baillie, James. See Forrester, second Lord.

Baillie, Sir James (1635), XIII. 131.

Baillie, James, soldier, VI. 148, 149.

Baillie, James, advocate, XII. 129. Joanna, wife of second Lord Forrester, III. 181.

Baillie, John, apothecary, XII. 32.

Baillie, John, innkeeper, XIV. 126.

Baillie, Lilias, III. 181.

Baillie, Margaret, Lady Luss, V. 145.

Baillie, Margaret, wife of James Mitchell, goldsmith, XII. 129.

Baillie, Robert of Jerviswood, prisoner in Tolbooth, VIII. 101, 158 IX. 133, 146, 151, 163, 174-5; XI. 161.

Baillie, Robert (1527), buys King's Stables, XIV. 114.

Baillie, Sir William, of Lamington, III. 181.

Baillie, William, of Lamington (1683), VIII. 156.

Baillie, William, of Letham, III. 181.

Baillie, William, of Baillie's Close, XII. 129.

Baillie, William See Forrester, third Lord.

Baillie, See Bailie.

Baillie's Close, XII. 59, 128, 129.

Baillie's Land, XII. 128.

‘Baillies of the Mure,’ III. 202.

Bain, Alexander, builds Fountain House, XX. 56.

Bain, Alexander, son of above, XX. 56.

Bain, James, of Bainfield, deacon of Society and Fraternity of Gardeners, XX. 57.

Bain, See Bayne.

Bainfield, XX. 57.

Baird, Bailie, V. 135; XVI. 146.

Baird, General Sir David, IX. 109; XII. 51 XVII. App. 9.

Baird, David, bailie, XII. 51, 155.

Baird, George, warded, XI. 62.

Baird, George H., principal of University, I. 145.

Baird, Sir James, second of Saughton Hall, III. 191.

Baird, Sir James, sixth bart., III. 139, 141.

Baird, Sir James Gardiner, of Saughton Hall, XVIII. App. 30.

Baird, James, farmer, XV. 185.

Baird, John (1671), VI. 110.

Baird, John, skinner, VI. 72.

Baird, Sir Robert, of Saughton Hall, III. 191 VI. 109; XI. 47 XII. 51 XVI. 121 XIX. 160, 161.

Baird, Robert (1671), VI. 109.

Baird, Robert, dean of guild, prosecuted for eating Wildfowl, XVI. 105.

Baird, Sir William, fifth of Saughton Hall, III. 191.

Baird, William, of Newbyth, XII. 51 XVII. App. 9.

Baird, William, of Saughton, bailie, III. 191-2.

Baird, William, merchant, son of Sir Robert of Saughton, XII. 51.

Baird, William, George Drummond : An Eighteenth Century Lord Provost, IV. 1-54.

Baird's Close, I. 122 XII. 51, 155.

Baird's Court, XIV. 56.

Bairds of Auchmedden, III. 191.

Bairds of Newbyth, III. 192 XII. 51, 52 XIV. 56.

Baittie, John, XII. 164, 168.

Bakehouse Close, I. 14, 15; II. 119; XI. 6; XII. 99, 117; XIV. 1, 2, 72; XX. 78, 83.

Baker, Jacob, XII. 169. See Baiker.

Baker's Close, XII. 60, 129.

Bakers of Canongate, II. 113; prisoners, VIII. 145-6; XII. 90, 99, 105, 117, 122; XIV. 5, 27, 29; thirled to the Canonmills, 29, 34; XVIII. 114, 135, App. 20; XIX. 4; XX. 78, 83, 99; Incorporation of, 14.

Bakers’ Incorporation, I. 114, 129; influence at Dean ‘ Gaudé day,’ 130-1 appeals for Episcopal ministers and Jacobite prisoners, 131-2; carved stones connected with, 132-5 II. 113 seal of cause, VI. 17 scale of taxation of, 27; ministers’ stipends, 34; IX. 46; XII. 14, 15, 60, 129; XIII. 120; source of trouble, XV. 10-11, 112, 134; XVI. 154, 160; action against magistrates, 117 hold up prices, 131.

Bakers’ Lands, XII. 122.

Balcanquhal, David, of that Ilk, VIII. 104.

Balcanquhal, Robert, XIII. 114 and n., 138.

Balcanquhal, Walter, trustee under George Heriot's will, XIII. 114 n. XV. 35, 36; XVII. App. 16.

Balcarres, Earl of (1683), VIII. 145 IX. 139; XI. 62; XVI. 183.

Balcarres, Lord (1781), III. 141.

Balcarres, Countess-Dowager of (1745), II. 2; XI. 6.

Bald, James, cooper, XII. 200, 201. See Bauld.

Baldchild's King's Arms tavern, II. 154.

Balderston, Thomas, XIX. 59-60.

Baldwin, R., XVII. 154, 159.

Balegerno, Lady, VI. 152.

Balfour, Alexander, covenanter, II. 98, 100.

Balfour, Sir Andrew, physician, XV. 146 XVI. 157 and n.

Balfour, Andrew (1549), tenant in Calton, XVIII. 34, 37.

Balfour, Bailie (1737), XV. 148.

Balfour, Betty, of Pilrig, II. 5.

Balfour, Colonel, XVI. 205.

Balfour, David (1681), VIII. 102.

Balfour, David, hero of Kidnapped, VII. App. 7; XX. App. 21.

Balfour, Helen, of Pilrig, XIX. 173.

Balfour, Henry, of Dunbog, XIX. 165 n.

Balfour, Henry, tenant in Bonnington, XIX.

Balfour, Sir James, of Kinnaird, Lyon King of Arms, XVIII. 14, 24.

Balfour, James, of Pilrig, grave of, VII. App. 7 XI. App. 21 XIX. 107, 172, 174, 175 his gunpowder factory, 170 XX. App. 20.

Balfour, James, of Pilrig, prof. of moral philosophy, XX. App. 21.

Balfour, James, secy. Hon. Coy. of Edinburgh Golfers, XVIII. 7-8.

Balfour, James, in Gilstoun, II. 98, 100.

Balfour, John, of Kinloch, VI. 138.

Balfour, John, maltman, IX. 44.

Balfour, John, bookseller, II. 3.

Balfour, Captain John, VI. 136.

Balfour, Prof. John H., III. 133, 135.

Balfour, J. B. (1861), Marrow-Bone Club, III. 177.

Balfour, Louisa, XIX. 165.

Balfour, Peggie, of Pilrig, II. 5.

Balfour, Robert, merchant, Leith, XV. 182.

Balfour, Thomas, Duns, XII. 176.

Balfour, William, X. 228.

Balfour's Coffee-house, XIV. 137.

Balfour's Land, XII. 120.

Balgray, Lord. See Williamson, David.

‘Ballad Hawker at the Cross,’ XVII. 14.

Ballad-singers, street, II. 220, 221.

Ballainzie, John, XII. 195.

Ballancrieff (Balancryf), William of, V. 33.

Ballantine, James, poet, II. 182, 183, 198, 209, 213, 217; III. 176; XX. App. 16.

Ballantyne, Abbot, his mansion, XI. 6.

Ballantyne, Henry, bailie, XII. 114.

Ballantyne, James, Scott's partner, III. 168.

Ballantyne, James, writer, XII. 39.

Ballantyne, John, of Craigmuir, XI. 62, 66; XII. 168.

Ballantyne, John, Scott's friend, III. 167 XX. App. 22, 23.

Ballantyne, See also Bannatyne.

Ballantyne's Close, XII. 39, 43, 89, 90, 114.

Ballenden, Hemy. XII. 90. See Bellenden.

Ballenden, Janet, wife of Provost Henry Nisbet, I. 87.

Ballenden, William, VIII. 10.

Balliol, John, X. 3.

Balmain, J as., commissioner of excise, XVIII. 167; XIX. 237.

Balmamoon, John, covenanter, II. 95.

Balmanno, David, II. 96.

Balmanno, John, II. 96, 107.

Balmerino, Arthur, sixth Lord, VII. App. 7. See Coupar.

Balmerino, James, first Lord, buys lands of Restalrig, XVIII. 33, 43.

Balmerino, James, fifth Lord, XV. 182; XVIII. 50; grants land to Calton Incorporation for burial purposes, XIX. 127.

Balmerino, John, second Lord, I. 95; and Restalrig, IV. 157, 159, 186, 187 XIII. 17, 126, 136, 138; charter of confirmation of lands of Restalrig, XVIII. 47-9; sells Calton to Edinburgh, 50; his Deed of Gift to Incorporated Trades of Calton, 45-6, 56, 63, 64; keeper of Holyroodhouse and Park, 185.

Balmerino, John, Master of, XIX. 97, 99; grants feu, 96; petitions against ‘billeting,’ 114.

Balmerino, Margaret Chalmers, wife of sixth Lord, IV. 174.

Balmerino mansion, High St., XI. 6 XV. 126.

Balmerino mansion, Leith, XX. App. 9.

Balmer's Field, XIX. 187.

Bane, Donald, elected to the throne, V. 19 lays siege to Castle, 19.

Bane, John, W.S., IV. 130.

Banff, Jean Keith, Lady, I. 108.

Bangholm, XV. 170; XIX. 146, 163; XX. App. 22.

Banishment of Tolbooth prisoners to America, XII. 187, 188.

Bank Close, II. 13; IV. 77; XII. 61.

Bank House, XIX. 188.

Bank, New, II. 13.

Bank, Old, II. 13.

Bank, of Scotland, II. 13, 48, 173 III. 237; XII. 35; origin of, 61 XIV. 70, 150; XV. 141; XVII. 171, 172; XVIII. 85, 173.

Bank, Street, Widening of, XVIII. 96.

Bankend, XIX. 146.

Banking Company, Leith, XX. 64.

Banks, Alexander, minister, XII. 119.

Banks, John, applies for bedemanship, XVII. 52.

Banks, Katherine, wife of (1) William Herries, (2) of James Weill, X. 43, 189.

Banks, Robert, goldsmith, XIX. 15-17.

Banks, William, tobacco-pipe maker, XII. 119.

Banks remove their cash to Castle for safety, II. 46.

Bannatyne, George, collector of ballads, I. 86, 87, 92. See Ballantyne.

Bannatyne, James See Newhall, Lord.

Bannatyne, James, son of George, I. 91, 92.

Bannatyne, James (1627), XIX. 93.

Bannatyne, Janet, wife of George Foulis, goldsmith, I. 92.

Bannatyne, Jonet, wife of Henry Nisbet, provost, I. 87, 93.

Bannatyne, Jonet, wife of John Nisbet, servitor to Alexander Guthrie, I. 91, 92.

Bannatyne, John, of Corhouse, VIII. 154; IX. 164, 170; XII. 181, 184, 195, 197.

Bannatyne, John (1635), XIII. 137.

Bannatyne, John, deacon of Skinners, VI. 63, 64, 68, 72, 74, 92, 95, 106.

Bannatyne, John, writer, XVIII. 46.

Bannatyne, Katherine, I. 91 X. 212 n., 219 n.

Bannatyne, Marion, X. 193.

Bannatyne, Patrick, and St. Ninian's chaplaincy, XIX. 93.

Bannatyne, Patrick, XII. 75.

Bannatyne, Robert, deacon of the Skinners, VI. 99, 100, 101, 106.

Bannatyne, Robert, glover, XIII. 112.

Bannatyne, Stephen, clerk to Skinners, VI. 21, 63, 64, 73-7, 96, 98-104.

Bannatyne, Thomas, monument in Greyfriars Churchyard, X. 16 XIII. 128 n.

Bannatyne, Sir William Macleod (Lord Bannatyne), III. 143, 151 IX. 109.

Bannatyne family, arms of, I. 87, 91..

Bannatyne Club, I. 86, 92 VIII. App. 4 Miscellany, VI. 7 VII. xv. lvii. IX. 85; origin and Work of, XVI. Introd. ix Edinburgh material in publications of, ix; XVII. 10.

Bannerman, Elizabeth, XII. 18.

Banners, X. 78-9.

‘Banquet silver,’ XIX. 6 XX. 89.

Banquets, expenses of, XVI. App. 8.

Baptie, John, VI. 141.

Baptie, Robert, in Templehall, VI. 141.

Baptie, Thomas, VI. 141.

Baptista and Shelley, XI. 84.

Baptists buy St. Cecilia's Hall, XIX. 244.

Barbadoes, prisoners transported to, IV. 111.; V. 128, 130.

Barbarini, Signora, XIX. 209.

Barber, Elizabeth, IV. 115.

Barbers, scale of taxation of, VI. 27 contributions of, to ministers' stipends, 34, 46 n.; IX. 90; XVII. 92, 120.

Barbour, George, XX. 102.

Barbour, James, master of ‘foule folk on the mure,’ X. 174; XVII. 51.

Barbour, John, author of The Brus, V. 38-9.

Barcar, Nicolas, III. 78a, 101.

Barcar, Patrick, Leith skipper, seizes Dutch ships, IX. 60-1 held responsible for capture of Christopher by Dutch, 61-2.

Barcar, William, III. 100.

Barcar, See Barker.

Barclay, Friar A1ex., III. 37. See Berklay.

Barclay, Alexander, in Blair, II. 94.

Barclay, Andrew, writer, XII. 45.

Barclay, Arthur, of Colhill, XVIII. 28.

Barclay, Captain, VI. 116.

Barclay, Charles, proprietor in Bonnington, XIX. 176.

Barclay, Elizabeth, of Towie, V. 148.

Barclay, Gilbert, XII. 83.

Barclay, Henry, XII. 25.

Barclay, James, deacon of Skinners, VI. 63, 64, 69, 73, 75, 95, 97, 98, 100, 101, 106.

Barclay, John, of Kippo, III. 89.

Barclay, Dr. John, lecturer on surgery, V. 84, 88.

Barclay, John, founder of Berean sect, I. 51, 56.

Barclay, John, XII. 83.

Barclay, Margaret, wife of John Byres, first of Coates, II. 135.

Barclay, Mary, XIX. 176.

Barclay, Mrs., ‘Woman's Wardrobe Keeper and Mautua-maker to the Theatre Royal,’ XIX. 64.

Barclay, Penelope, Wife of Sir Charles Erskine, first bart. of Cambo, XVIII. 28.

Barclay, Robert, of Urie, XII. 204.

Barclay, Robert, tailor, buys land at Bonnington Toll, XIX. 17 5.

Barclay, Robert, jun., XIX. 176.

Barclay, Thomas, Kirkcaldy, warded, XII. 188, 189.

Barclay, William, of Auchredie, V. 148, 149.

Barclay, William, Bonnington Toll, XIX. 176.

Barclay, William, servitor, IV. 141.

Barclay's Close, XII. 83, 151.

‘Barclay's Houses,’ XIX. 176.

Barefoot's (Bearford's) Parks, XII. 220.

Baresse, tilting ground, XI. 6. See ‘Barras.’ .

Barganie House, IV. 60.

Bargany, Lord, VI. 140.

Barjarg, Lord. See Erskine, James

Barker, J., his panoramic View from Calton Hill, XVIII. App. 9. See Barcar.

Barnard, Lady Anne, authoress of Auld Robin Gray, XIX. 72.

Barnbougall, laird of, IV. 106 XVI. App. 14.

Barnbougall, Lady, III. 89.

Barnbougall, (Barnebowgall), Littill, III. 83.

Barnes, John, provost of Glasgow, IX. 176.

Barnes' Close, XII. 70, 72.

Barnett, David, IV. 72 on City Museum and Lady Stair's House, XVI. App. 27.

Barns, X. 223.

Barnton, XIX. 149; XX. App. 21.

Barnwell Observances, VII. xxii, lxiv.

Baron, James, IX. 31. See Barron.

Baron, Grant's Close, XII. 49.

Baron, Maule's Close, XII. 48, 49.

Baron, (Baroune), Patrick, bailie, IX. 19,

‘Barras,’ XI. 6; XIV. 103, 105, 113; royal tournament at, 114; ‘custodian’ of the, 115.

Barrell, Harie, flesher, XVI. 6.

Barrenger's Close, I. 9; XII. 45, 46.

Barrie, Arthur, cordiner, XIV. 37, 43 XVIII. 114.

Barrie, Bessie, V. 144.

Barrie, George, VI. 121.

Barrie, James, mason, XIII. 25.

Barrie, Samuel, VI. 121.

Barrie, Thomas, messenger, XVI. 20.

Barrie, Thomas and William, invade sanctuary, XV. 63-4.

Barrie, William, in Clerklandrnilne, VI. 121.

Barrie's Close, XII. 44, 67, 68.

Barron, Helen, XII. 33.

Barron, (Barroun), Sir James, chaplain of St. Paul's Work, XVII. 51.

Barron, (Barroun), James (1568), XV. 35.

Barron, (Barroun), James, merchant, XII. 33.

Barron, (Barroun), William, contractor, XIII. 31.

Barron's Close, XII. 32, 33.

Barry's hotel, Queen Street, III. 106, 108, 110, 111, 118, 170, 171 proprietor, 119, 125-7, 129-30; Oyster Club meet at, 173.

Barscube, laird of, VIII. 125; IX. 128.

Barskimming, Lord. See Miller, Sir Thomas

Barten, William, VI. 74. See Barton.

Barthelszoon, C., burgomaster of Middelburg, IX. 70-1, 72, 73, 75, 76.

Bartholomew, George, engraver, XII. 239.

Bartleman, James, VI. 137.

Barton, Henry, XIX. 150. See Barten.

Barton, James, seaman, XIX. 150.

Barton, Margaret, XIX. 150.

Barton, Robert, of Over Barton, III. 96; comptroller of Scotland, IX. 21, 25, 38, 53, 63-8, 69, 70, 76, 77; complaint on account of piratical proceedings of his ship the Martin, 56-60; XIX. 144 n., 149, 150.

Barton, Robert (1665), V. 127.

Barton, Sanders, part owner of Martin of Leith, IX. 57.

Barton, Thomas, XVI. 14.

Bartraham, Thomas, X. 75.

Bartuarame, Andrew, XII. 155.

Basire, James, XVII. 166.

Bass, Covenanters sent to, VI. 118, 120, 126, 135, 147; VIII. 110, 114, 125, 129, 143, 157; Wesley's visit to, 165; IX. 144, 155; Lauders of the, X. 111, 116; XII. 172; XIII. 116 n.; XVI. 50 n. sold to government, 79 Gilbert Rule sent to, 105.

Bass, Lady Lauder of the, XIII. 116 and n.

Bassendean, Alexander, XII. 86.

Bassendean, Gilbert, XII. 48.

Bassendean, James, III. 61, 78a, 80, 82, 98, 103; XII. 86, 154.

Bassendean, (or Bassendyne), Michael, XII. 86; XV. 112.

Bassendean, Nicol, XII. 86; XV. 112.

Bassendean, Ronald, XII. 86.

Bassendean, See also Bassendyne.

Bassendyne, Alexander, XV. 112.

Bassendyne, Alison, XII. 48.

Bassendyne, Thomas, printer, XII. 48 XV. 112.

Bassendyne's Close, V. 160, 161 XII. 48, 85, 86, 156.

Bates, William, musician, XIX. 209-10 and n.

Bath, Queen Mary's, XI. 6.

Bathfield House, XIX. 186-7.

Bathgate, George, messenger, XII. 130.

Bathgate, John, messenger, XII. 130.

Bathgate's Close, XII. 130.

Baths, public and private, XV. 157-8 App. 19.

Baty, Helen, wife of Allan Stewart, provost, III. 95. See Bawtie.

Baty, James, III. 95.

Baty, Margaret, X. 73.

Bauld, Archibald, VI. 104. See Bald.

Bawtie, John, XV. 44, 45. See Baty.

Baxter, Adam, skinner, VI. 69.

Baxter, Cuthbert, VI. 45, 68, 69.

Baxter, James Herriot, X. 228.

Baxter, Thomas, blacksmith, VIII. 35.

Baxter, Walter, quarrier, XIII. 40.

Baxter's Close, Lawnmarket, I. 6; III. 244; XII. 14; XIV. 73, 75; fire in, XVI. 146 in Canongate, XII. 105, 124; in Cowgate, XII. 129.

Baxters. See Bakers.

Bayle, John, vintner, III. 167 career, 125-7 XIX. 85 manager of ‘George's Square Assembly Rooms,’ 84; his tavern, 84 12..

Bayle, Lucy, III. 126; XIX. 85.

Bayne, Alexander, Prof. of Scots Law, X. 114, 151, 160; demolishes St. Catherine's Convent, 152. See Bain.

Bayne, Dr. Alexander, son of Prof., X. 152, 160.

Bayne, Alexander, first governor of Musical Society, XIX. 195, 197.

Bayne, Sir Donald, of Tulloch, XII. 156.

Bayne, Donald, bowmaker, XII. 156 XIII. 117 and n.

Bayne, Duncan, gardener, XV. 185, 202.

Bayne, James, wright, XII. 82.

Bayne, John, of Pitcairlie, V. 160, 161 XII. 156; XIII. 117 n.

Bayne, Mrs., gardener, XV. 182.

Bayne's (or Bain's) Land, XII. 82.

Beacon newspaper, III. 234.

Bean, Will., IV. 163.

Bearford's (or Barefoot's) Parks, XII. 149 n.; 220; XIII. 79-91; XV. 170, 182, 185.

Beastoune, Susanna, V. 127.

Beaton, Archbishop, and Cardinal. See Betoun.

Beaton, Archibald, XII. 83.

Beaton, David, warded, XII. 200, 202.

Beaton, William, advocate, XII. 202.

Beatson, David, town official, XIV. 155, 159.

Beatson, James, XIV. 159.

Beatson, Robert, XIV. 159.

Beattie, James, poet, III. 144 IV. 37 Wesley admires his Essay on Truth, VIII. 199.

Beattie, James (1670), warded, VI. 107.

Beattie, William (1683), warded, VIII. 142.

Beattie, William, sells candles on street, XVII. 145.

Beaufort, Jane, queen of James I., XV. 131.

Beauties of Speculation, IX. 227.

Bede, his Life of St. Cuthbert, V. 8 n.

Bedemen, XVII. 51-3 petition for payment of their dues, 53 revision of rules, 54.

Bedford, Robert, in Leith, V. 127.

Bedlam, II. 86 X. 208, 209 n. XI. 6.

Bee, The, IX. 93.

Beehive Inn, I. 23.

Beer, favourite drink in sixteenth-century Edinburgh, X. 22 n.; 227; feuars of Burgh Muir and manufacture of, 71, 227 public brewing company formed, 227-8 dispute anent price of, 236.

Beg, Thomas, merchant, X. 198, 203. See Begg.

Beg, Thomas, son of above, X. 198, 199, 203.

Begbie, Andro, VIII. 123, 124.

Begbie, Warburton, physician, XVIII. App.

Begbie, William, of Restalrig, IV. 180.

Begbie murder, XV. 113.

Begg, John, of Ardwall, VIII. 157.

Begg, John, watchmaker to King, III. 232.

Begg, John, farmer, IX. 110.

Begg, See also Beg.

Beggar Row, XVIII. 42; XIX. 93, 106, 110.

Beggars, II. 37, 38; IV. 93, 94, 98 transported to America, XII. 188 XIV. App. 12; XV. 6, 38; XVI. 163; beating, 131; to be put in correction house, 146 Act against, 155 XIX. 93, 94.

‘Beggars' Warning,’ III. 64.

Behn's Oroonoko, XI. 167 and n.

Beild, Magnus, IX. 63, 65.

Belhaven, Lord, XV. 110.

Bell, Alison, VIII. 137.

Bell, Andrew, engraver and proprietor of Encyclopaedia Britannica, IX. 85, 91, 94; XVIII. 158; XX. 53.

Bell, Andrew, his plan of Edinburgh, XII. 221.

Bell, Dr. Andrew, I. 19 one of his schools held in St. Cecilia's Hall, XIX. 244; educational endowment to Leith, XX. 66, 67, 76.

Bell, Benjamin, surgeon, III. 169, 172.

Bell, Bessie, II. 5.

Bell, Captain, VI. 89.

Bell, Carlyle, W.S., town clerk, III. 173 XIV. 148, 152 and n., 153, 154, 171.

Bell, Daniel, candlemaker, XVII. 114.

Bell, (Bele), Francis, skinner, VI. 66, 71, 93, 95; XII. 153.

Bell, George, surgeon, III. 169, 172, 176.

Bell, George, sheriff officer, V. 122.

Bell, George, merchant, Duns, V. 113.

Bell, George Joseph, Commentaries, XV. 60-1.

Bell, Hamilton, W.S., XII. 110.

Bell, James (1530), III. 79.

Bell, James, Gowks Club, III. 172.

Bell, James, herd, XV. 194.

Bell, John (1660), IV. 118 n. 136.

Bell, John, bellman, VIII. 152.

Bell, John, brewer, XII. 74, 141.

Bell, John, stabler, XII. 110.

Bell, J. Montgomery, III. 175, 176.

Bell, Peggie, XIX. 42.

Bell, Robert, Gowks Club, III. 172.

Bell, Robert, writer, XII. 17.

Bell, Robert Charles, engraver, IX. 97, 103.

Bell, Sibilla, VI. 156.

Bell, Stephen, XII. 153.

Bell, Stevin, IX. 20.

Bell, Thomas (1578), XV. 25.

Bell, Thomas, skinner, VI. 69, 95.

Bell, Thomas, owner of property in Lauriston, XVIII. 161.

Bell, William, secy. of the ‘Gowks,’ III. 169, 170, 172.

Bell, William. W.S., Oyster Club, III. 174.

Bell, William, mason, XV. 23.

Bell, William, candlemaker, XVII. 114.

Bell & Bradfute, booksellers, III. 234 IV. 112 n. IX. 98.

Bell Close, XII. 151 XVII. 18-20.

Bell Foundry, 19.

Bell of Magdalen Chapel, VIII. 34-9, 76.

Bell Rannie & Co., III. 140.

Bell's Brae, I. 124, 131, 132.

Bell's Brewery, XII. 74.

Bell's Close, Canongate, XII. 110, 153 XIV. 131.

Bell's ‘land,’ III. 81.

Bell's Mills, I. 97, 104, 114, 121, 129; III. 190; XI. 13; XV. 170, 186; XVIII. 160.

Bell's Wynd, III. 81 XI. 15 XII. 1, 73.5, 133; XIII. 121 n.; XVII. 53; XIX, 45, 57-9, 73, 75, 76, 83, 86, 223.

Bell-house, Castlehill, XII. 151, 152.

Bell-house, Close, XII. 152.

Bellenden, Abbot, XIX. 143. See Ballenden.

Bellenden, Adam, bishop of Dunblane, XVIII. 16, 19, 21, 23; XX. 9.

Bellenden, Anna, X. 23; XIII. 112 n.

Bellenden, Christian, last prioress of St. Catherine's Convent, X. 127-9, 131, 134-40.

Bellenden, Helen, wife of Clement Cor, XIV. 91.

Bellenden, Sir James, XIII. 80 XVI. 63 n.

Bellenden, Janet, X. 137.

Bellenden, Sir John, Justice-Clerk, X. 129, 134, 135, 139, 140; appointed heritable justiciar of Broughton and Canongate, XV. 66; XVIII. 117; XX. 101.

Bellenden, John, chronicler, VII. xcvii. X. 2.

Bellenden, Sir Lewis (or Ludovic), X. 134, 135, 146 XI. App. 20; superior of Broughton, XIII. 79-80, 112 n.; XV. 66; XVIII. App. 14, 15.

Bellenden, Thomas, of Auchinoul, X. 136.

Bellenden, Lord William, Treasurer-Depute, XVI. 63.

Bellenden, Sir William, prisoner in Tolbooth, V. 138 XIII. 80.

Bellenden, Zachary, X. 135.

Bellenden's Land, XI. 6.

Bellevue, lands of, XIX. 134.

Bellevue, House (Drummond Place), III. 126 converted into Excise Office, IV. 47; XIV. 151.

Bellhouse, Old Tolbooth, IV. 88 VI. 22 XIV. 8.

Bellinger, Mr., XX. 117.

Belsches, Alexander, of Invermay, founder of Speculative Society, V. 166, 171, 178, 180; discourse on ‘Sobriety,’ 188.

Belsches, John, Wig Club, III. 141 XIX. 49, 87.

Belsches, Williamina, Scott's first love, XIX. 84.

Beltane festival, celebrated by Tailors' Incorporation, XI. 140 XVIII. 49, 54, 67, 68, 105, 109, 110.

Beltmakre, James, III. 90.

Beniston, John, XII. 190.

Bennet, Archibald, secy., Bank of Scotland, XV. 213.

Bennet, James, VI. 119; IX. 138.

Bennet, John, skinner, VI. 64-5.

Bennet, John, wigmaker, XVIII. 72.

Bennet, John, in Leslie, II. 94.

Bennet, John, in Dysart, XV. 92-3.

Bennet, Robert, III. 206.

Bennett, Christian, wife of William Nisbet, son of the M.P., I. 111.

Bennett, James, accused of false coining, XI. 47.

Bennett, Jean, second wife of William Nisbet, M.P., of Craigentinny, I. 111.

Bennett, Robert, of Chesleis, VI. 153.

Bereans, congregation of, XIV. App. 19.

Beren, Henry, VI. 117.

Berklay, John, of Kyppow, III. 88. See Barclay.

‘Bernard's Neuk,’ XIII. 136 n.

Berrie, William, watchmaker, XIX. 19.

Berriedale, Lord, IV. 110.

Bertram, Mrs., proprietrix in Lauriston, XVIII. 160.

Bertram, Thomas, III. 94.

Bertram, Walter, III. 28, 92; erects chapel at priory of Black Friars, 48-9.

Bertram, William, of Nisbet, XX. 54.

Bertram, William, banker, XX. 54.

Bertram, (Bartrahan), Bertram, , X. 75.

Bertram's aisle, in church of Black Friars, III. 27.

Bertram's Over and Nether lands, III. 82.

Berwick, Alexander, brewer, XII. 119.

Berwick, David, III. 61, 91.

Berwick, Dominican priory at, III., 22 animosity of Black Friars of, towards English, 35.

Berwick, Close, XII. 152.

Bess (Bests', Bethia's, Beith's) Wynd, XII. 64, 65, 152; XVI. 6.

Best, John (1516), III. 81, 94.

Best, John (1598), VI. 99; XII. 65.

Beth's Wynd, XII. 65, 152 XIII. 1, 34, 137 XIV. 78. See also Bess Wynd.

Bethune (or Betoun) of Balfour, III. 183.

Bethune Alexander, W.S., of Long Hermiston, III. 183 IV. 73 n.

Bethune Grizel, III. 183.

Bethune Henry, III. 153.

Betoun, Cardinal, III. 27 n.; and Black Friars in Edinburgh, 28, 84-5 at heresy trial, 55; arrest of. 56; convokes provincial councils, 63 death, 70; palace in Blackfriars Wynd, 70; V. 53, 70, 90; XI. 6; XIII. 129; XV. 103; carved stone on mansion of, 107 XIX. 153, 154; XX. App. 8.

Betoun, James archbishop of Glasgow, I. 19, 90 III. 53 IX. 2, 5-9, 13, 28, 30, 32-5, 38, 39, 47, 53, 67, 69; X. 122, 123; XI. 110; XII. 82; XV. 107.

Betoun, William, merchant, XV. 24.

Betoun, See Beaton.

Betty, Bryan, XII. 11.

Beugo, Agnes, IX. 97.

Beugo, John, engraver, IX. 96; friend of Burns, 97 engraves Kincaid's map of Edinburgh, XII. 211, 224.

Beveridge, A. and J., XVII. 137.

Beveridge, (Beverage) Friar, III. 54.

Beveridge, George, dweller in sanctuary, XV. 79, 80.

Beveridge, James, dyer, XII. 140.

Bewick, Thomas, IX. 92, 93, 102 ‘Cadger's Trot’ sketched at Edinburgh, 103.

Bible Land, XII. 97. See also Shoemakers' Lands.

Bickerton, Henry, XII. 9.

Bickertoun, William, mason, V. 71, 72.

Big Jack's Close, I. 11 XI. 79 XII. 96 its removal, XVII. App. 30.

Big Jack's Land, I. ll XI. 79.

Big Lochend Close, I. 12.

Biggar of Whitehouse, III. 201.

Biggar Alexander of Gairnshall, X. 48.

Biggar Charles, talks with Napoleon, XX. App. 34.

Biggar Henry B.,advocate, XI. App. 18.

Biggar Captain J as., of Whitehouse, X. 48.

Biggar James, in Ettrick Forest, XI. 61, 64.

Biggar John, of Woolmet, II. 15; IV. 123; XVIII. 4; XX. App. 33, 34.

Biggar John and Walter erect linen manufactory in Sciennes, XX. App. 33.

Biggar John, architect, XX. App. 34.

Biggar John, jun., architect, XX. App. 35.

Biggar, Robert, shareholder in Darien scheme, XX. App. 33.

Biggar, Walter, linen manufacturer, Sciennes, buys factory in Fountainbridge, XX. 53, App. 34.

Biggar, William, of Woolmet, VIII. 136.

Biggar's Interest Circle, XX. App. 34.

Biggart, Robert, VI. 103.

Biglaw, Janet, V. 108.

‘Bill Chamber,’ IV. 36.

Bilton, George, IV. 134.

Binnie, Bailie, VI. 110. See Binny.

Binnie, John, treasurer for choir of St. Giles, XIII. 51.

Binnie, John, vintner, VIII. 112, 119, 120.

Binnie's Land, XVII. 111.

Binning, Lord (1633), XVIII. 15.

Binning, Lord (1753-1828), III. 141, 154 XVIII. 206. See also Haddington, Earl of.

Binning, Elizabeth, XII. 136.

Binning, James, warded, XII. 195.

Binning, John, of Dalvennan, IX. 170.

Binning, Thomas, ‘Constable officer,’ VIII. 116.

Binning, Sir William, of Wallyford, III. 192 XVI. 96; co-partner with Brand and Kennedy for importation of firelocks, XX. 32-3 litigation regarding linen manufactory, XVII. 65.

Binny, William (1619), X. 238. See Binnie.

Binston, John, XII. 169.

Biographia Britannica, V. 189.

Bird, Robert, in Links of Kirkcaldie, II. 94.

Birds, Assembly of, III. 178.

Birkmyre, Thomas, XIV. 37, 43.

Birnie, Richard, XII. 31.

Birnie, William, skinner, VI. 64, 73.

Birnie's Close, XII. 30, 31.

Birrell, Thomas, servitor, VIII. 145.

Birsbain, John, of Freeland, IX. 142, 147.

Bishop, David, town officer, XIII. 143.

Bishop, David, rector of Canongate School, XX. 10.

Bishop, James, spirit merchant, XII. 140.

Bishop, James, farmer, XV. 185.

Bishop's Close, I. 8 XI. 14 XII. 41, 43,

Bishop's Land, II. 45 XII. 41, 43, 79 XV. 101.

Bisset, Anthony, XIV. 140.

Bisset, Edward, III. 97.

Bisset, James, cordiner, XVIII. 61.

Biggets, owners of Dalry estate, II. 144; XX. 28.

Black, Adam, publisher, III. 176; IX. 111; XII. 237, 241.

Black, Alexander (1610), XIV. 44.

Black, Alexander (1673), Warded, VI. 117.

Black, Andrew, hammerman, XIV. 36, 42.

Black, Charles, builder, XIX. 86.

Black, Donald, chairman, IX. 218.

Black, Elizabeth, IV. 115.

Black, Evan, IV. 123.

Black, Friar, and St. Margaret's Chapel, V. 58.

Black, James (1685), warded, XI. 24.

Black, Janet, IV. 128.

Black, John, servitor, IX. 151, 152.

Black, John, cloth merchant, XIV. 159.

Black, Joseph, chemist, III. 152, 153, 154; IV. 37; XIII. App. 16.

Black, (Blak), Stephen, VI. 83, 88, 89.

Black, Thomas (1668), warded, V. 141.

Black, William, in Calton (1631), XVIII. 45.

Black, William, covenanter, VI. 116.

Black, William, author of A Game at Golf, XVIII. 1.

Black's Economical Guide through Edinburgh, XII. 245; Plan of Edinburgh, XII. 247.

Black Bull Inn (or Tavern) at Canongatehead, XIV. 131-2, 137; in High Street, XIX. 88; in Pleasance, XIV. 130, 132, 138, 139; in Catherine Street, II. 155; XIV. 139, 146; in Grassmarket, I. 23; III. 182 in Mylne Square, XIV. 100; in Bul1's Close, XII. 37.

Black Friars in Edinburgh : principal house of Friar Preachers, III. 14-15; established, 24; site of priory, 24-5; Edinburgh at period of introduction of, 24 description of priory, 24-5, 28-9 church built, 26 description of church, 27-8; confraternity of, 27-8; gifts to, 28; citizens buried in church of, 28; plan of priory, 28-9 daily routine, 29- 30 grant by magistrates to, 31 royal confessors chosen from, 32 interest in affairs of state, 33, 34; schools of, 35; War of Independence frees from foreign yoke, 35 maintain students at foreign schools, 36; King Robert Bruce gives presents and grants to, 39-40; assign their heritable succession, 43; ‘Bagimount's Roll’ and King's taxes collected in ‘great house ’ of, 45; Exchequer Rolls with, 45; receive royal guests, 46; royal espousals by proxy at priory of, 47; ‘Carlile’ Herald and Perkin Warbeck at, 47, 48; grants from burgesses, 48-9 Hertford destroys priory, 49-50, 59; English visitors lodged at priory, 51 heresy trials, 54-5; riot at priory, 57 letters of protection, 58; priory as seat of justice, 60-1; object to schools in neighbourhood, 61 last appearance in public, 62 provincial councils held at priory, 63 priory destroyed, 64-7; numerical strength, 67-8; majority go to France and Ireland, 68 gifts and legacies to, 69-72 hospital of St. Laurence supervised by, 75; chartulary, 88-104; other references, X. 75, 104, 139; James IV.'s gift, 174; gift of beer, 227 town payment to, XV. 32. See also Friar Preachers, Chapter General, Dominic, Master-General.

Black Friars blockhouse, II. 72, 73.

Black Friars, Chapter General of, instituted, III. 20; rule of absolute poverty adopted at first, 21 second, 22; Dominican oifices sanctioned at, 31 n. confirms degree of theology on friars, 34; decrees of, against practice of medicine, 34; and study of alchemy, 35; decree confirming degrees, 36-7; and Black Friar bishops, 39; orders mass for David II., 40; and ‘Observance,’ 41-2; decree anent Scottish vicariate, 43-4; Scottish contribution to, 44; on disaster to Order, 67. See also Black Friars, Friar Preachers.

Black Friars Monastery, I. 19; II. 65, 71, 72; IV. 15; site of: granted to Friars by Alexander 11., V. 67 present boundaries, 67; gift included a transitum or trance, 67; place and ground presented by Queen Mary to town council to build a hospital, 68; town council confirmed in possession, 69; southern ground feued, 69, 75 buildings erected thereon, 70, 74, 76, 77, 80, 82, 83, 85, 86; northern portion feued by friars, 89 buildings erected thereon, 89, 90; changes during last half century, 91; XI. 6, 13; XII. 46, 149, 151; gardens of, XIV. 113; XV. 143, 150; XX. App. 7.

Black Rood, V. 18, 20; removed to Berwick by Edward I., 21 certain Scots swear allegiance to English king on, 22 restored to Scotland by Edward III., 22 retaken by English, 22 placed in Durham Cathedral, 22; all trace lost after 1540, 22 VII. ciii.

Black Sisters, III. 75.

Black Turnpike, XI. 6; XIII. owned by Robert Hepburn of Bearford, 123 and n. XIV. 83, 85 XIX. 56.

Black Wigs, The, III. 178.

Blackadder (Blakater) Beatrix, sister of the Sciennes, X. 125, 130, 132, 136, 137, 146, 228.

Blackadder John, covenanter, XII. 169, 207 XVI. 142.

Blackadder Lady, XIII. 115.

Blackadder (Blecater), William, XI. 67-9, 71.

Blackburn, John, flesher, VI. 127.

Blackburn, Margaret, III. 103.

Blackfaulds, XIX. 143.

Blackford estate, X. 49, 53, 57, 183, 222, 224, 225; XII. 212, 218, 219.

Blackford Hill, X. 2, 77, 90, 167, 184; lithographic view taken from, XVIII. App. 9.

Blackfriars Port, II. 71.

Blackfriars Wynd, I. 95; II. 214; Episcopal chapel in, 13; III. 24, 53, 61, 70, 97, 102; V. 68, 70; IX. 195; X. 70 n., 256; XI. 6, 11; XII. 11, 46, 81, 82, 133, 150; XIII. 125, 129; carved stones in, XV. 103-7; stage at, XVI. 167; XVII. 100; XIX. 211 n.; XX. App. 8.

Blackfriars Yard, II. 69.

Blackhall, Mrs., tavern-keeper in Leith, XIX. 70.

Blackhall, XV. 170.

Blackie, Hugh, merchant, XI. 22.

Blacklock, Richard, XII. 79; XV. 101.

Blacklock, Thomas, poet, X. 232.

Blacklock, Walter, XII. 79.

Blacklock's Close, XII. 78, 79.

Blackness Castle, Covenanters sent to, IX. 156; XVI. 22, 131.

‘Blacknin' Tam,’ II. 211.

Blacksmiths, armorial shield, VIII. 62.

Blacksmiths, of Canongate, XIX. 2, 3, 29; numerical importance of, 9-10; dispute with locksmiths, 27.

Blackstock, Andrew, VIII. 10.

Blackstock (Blakstok), John, III. 81, 95.

Blackwell, Richard, vintner, III. 128, 129.

Blackwood, Alexander, shoemaker in Calton, XVIII. 59 n.

Blackwood, James, merchant, London, XX. 39.

Blackwood, John, publisher, XIV. App. 13.

Blackwood, John (1799), XVIII. 59 n.

Blackwood, Robert (1510), III. 206.

Blackwood, Robert, co-founder of Darien Coy., XX. App. 20.

Blackwood, Robert, bailie, South Leith, XV. 171, 172.

Blackwood, (Blaikwood), Robert, VIII. 134.

Blackwood, Thomas (1799), XVIII. 59 n.

Blackwood, William, founder of magazine, XII. App. 34; XVIII, 59.

Blaikie, John (1627), in Calton, XVIII. 38, 45.

Blaikie, John (1681), shoemaker, Leith, VIII. 114; XII. 194.

Blaikie, Walter Biggar, Edinburgh at the Time of the Occupation of Prince Charles, II. 1-60 III. 243 n. his death, XVII. App. 3-4; XVIII. 4.

Blair, Sir Adam, of Carberry, VIII. 148; IX. 139, 169 XII. 163 XIV. App. 16; XVI. 63.

Blair, Alexander, covenanter, V. 95, 98 VI. 121 VIII. 113.

Blair, Andrew, of Musical Society, XIX. 196.

Blair, Archibald, writer, XII. 51.

Blair, Sir David Hunter, III. 141.

Blair, Hew, XVI. 134.

Blair, Dr. Hugh, I. 4; II. 6; member of Poker Club, III. 152, 154; IV. 37 V. 182 VIII. 182 and n. his Dissertation on Ossian, 199, 200 XII. App. 10 XVII. App. 12; XVIII. 143.

Blair, Sir Jas Hunter, of Dunskey, II. 162 III. 235, 236.

Blair, John, covenanter, warded, VI. 131.

Blair, John, agent of Royal Burghs, XII. 51, 52.

Blair, John, merchant, Virginia, XII. 135.

Blair, Peter, skinner, XV. 175, 185.

Blair, Robert, lord president, II. 164 XII. App. 7, 20.

Blair, Robert, author of The Grave, VIII. 168 n.

Blair, Robert, bailie, VI. 136.

Blair, William, of Avontoun, XII. 41.

Blair Collection, Register House, XIX. 161.

Blair's close, XII. 51, 155.

Blair's Inn, XVI. 172.

Blair St.. XII. 77.

Blakater. See Blackadder.

Blake, Captain William, V. 106.

Blanc, Hippolyte J., architect, VII. App. 9.

Blantyre, Alexander, Lord, warded, VI. 133; XII. 162.

Blantyre, John, Lord, warded, IV. 131.

Blantyre, Friar Walter of, III. 32.

Blaw, Robert, schoolmaster, XI. 68, 73.

Bleaching green, Calton, XIX. 108, 130, 131.

Blind Asylum, XII. 229.

Blinkbonny, I. 125; XV. 170, 185.

‘Blue Blanket,’ II. 62 inspected by Club, VIII. App. 8 X. 82.

‘Blue Coats,’ home of, XIV. 78.

Blue gownsmen, XVI. 54.

Blyth, Alexander, farmer, XV. 185.

Blyth, Cuthbert, VI. 75, 100, 101.

Blyth, Friar, III. 73.

Blyth, G., burgess, III. 103.

Blyth, George, skinner, VI. 66.

Blyth, Henry, chirurgeon, XV. 45.

Blyth, James, III. 97, 99.

Blyth, John (1552), III. 99, 103.

Blyth, John (1583), XV. 40.

Blyth, John (1675), VI. 130.

Blyth, Katherine, XV. 40.

Blyth, Sir Simon, III. 80, 97, 99; XII. 10.

Blyth, Sybell, XII. 83.

Blyth's Close, Lawnmarket, I. 100 XII. 10, 57, 153; XIV. 59, 60, 61, 73; in Canongate, XII. 101.

Blythman, William, flesher, XIII. 126, 127; XV. 45, 46.

Blythswood, Jane C., II. 162.

Boa, Andrew, schoolmaster, XIX. 113.

Boar Club, III. 178.

Board of Customs, XIV. 151.

Boche (or boiche), disease prevalent in Edinburgh, IX. 22.

Bodelie, John, IV. 140.

Body-snatching at North Leith, XV. 203.

Bodyguard, H.M., XVI. 60. See also Archers.

Bog, Andro, X. 72.

Boghall, laird of. See Fleming, J as.

Bogie, Robert, covenanter, II. 97 VI. 136.

Bogue, Thomas, writer, XIX. 48.

Boiamund of Vicci, III. 45. See Bagimont.

Boig, James, covenanter, VIII. lll.

Boig, John, XII. 62.

Boig, Thomas, merchant, VIII. 113.

Bois Wynd, XII. 152.

Bonaly, III. 131, 133; excursion to, XI. App. 4.

Bonaly, Friday Club, account of, III. 131-5.

Bonar, Alexander, banker, acquires lands of Rosebank, XX. 52.

Bonar, Andrew, banker, X. 161, 166; buys superiority of Wester Morningside, 204 XIX, 180; buys Warriston, 179; XX. 52, App. 22.

Bonar, David (1531), III. 96.

Bonar, David, farmer (1672), VI. 113.

Bonar, Horatius, hymn writer, I. 12 XX. App. 22.

Bonar, Horatius, W.S., V. 165.

Bonar, Jean, VI. 113.

Bonar, Rev. John, minister of Cockpen, V. 163.

Bonar, John, son of Rev. John, of Cockpen, V. 163, 177 intended for the ministry, 164, 174; employed in Excise Ofice, 164 a founder of Speculative Society, 164 extracts from diary, 164 first secretary of Speculative Society, 165; Deputy Solicitor of the Excise in Scotland, 165, 182, 183; married Janet Palmer, 165 discourse on ‘Importance of Virtue to the Happiness of Society,’ 172-3 The Triumphs of Faith, 182, 190 discourse on ‘The Original of Language,’ 188.

Bonar, John, son of Andrew the banker, X. 161, 166, 204.

Bonar, John, Gowks Club, III. 172.

Bonar, John, merchant in Leith, owner of ‘The Grove,’ Fountainbridge, XX. 54.

Bonar, Thomson, buys ‘The Grove,’ XX. 52; proprietor of early editions of Encyclopoedia Britannica, 53.

Bonar, See also Bonnar, Bonner, Bonnor.

Boner, Thomas, VIII. 83.

Bo'ness, Sweet Singers of, VIII. 109; XVI. 108.

Boniface VIII., pope, III. 38.

Bonkil, Alexander, XII. 152. See Bonkle.

Bonkil, John, XII. 152.

Bonkill, Margaret, XV. 34.

Bonkill's Close, XII. 152.

Bonkle, Edward, XII. 152 XV. 131. See Bonkil.

Bonnar, John (1657), merchant, IV. 117, 118.

Bonnar, John, Cape Club, III. 161.

Bonnar, Thomas, wright, V. 85.

Bonnar, Thomas, engraver, IX. 110.

Bonnar, William, R.S.A., IX. 110 XI. App. 18.

Bonnard, Francis, manager at Archers' Hall, XIX, 80-1 and of ‘George's Square Assembly Rooms,’ 84.

Bonner, James, preaches in Parliament House, XIII. 61.

Bonnet, Madame, XIX. 62.

Bonnet Lairds, III. 178.

Bonnetmakers, scale of taxation of, VI. 27; contributions of, to ministers' stipends, 34; dispute with Websters, 36 n.; XVI. 129, 154; unite with litsters, 133; steel, XIX. 22.

Bonnington, XIV. 175 district described, XIX. 142-3; Abbot Bellenden's grant, 143-4; included in charter granted by David I., 144 James Crawford and, 144; manor-house, 145, 159, 161, 165; originally two hamlets; farming communities, 146 divided among J as. Crawford's four sisters, 148-50 Sandilands of Calder and, 150 Barton family and, 149-50; James Duncan acquires, 152 Sir Thomas Craig of Riccarton and, 153; fords at, 153-4, 159; feud between Logans of, and Kincaids of Warriston, 154-6; Sir Lewis Craig owns three-fourths, 157 Robert Lockhart and, 158 Bairds of Saughton and, 160-1 Brown family and, 161-2 Alexander Le Grand buys, 162-4; Clerk-Rattrays and, 164-5; feuing operations, 166; 17th-century cloth factory at, 168; yarn factory at, 173; XX. App. 22.

Bonnington, House, XIX. 166, 174, 177; built by John Haig, 176.

Bonnington, Lodge, XIX. 175.

Bonnington, Mills, XV. 170, 183, 186; XVII. 60-1, 64, 65; XIX. 153, 164, 170, 172-5, 177, 178; attack on, 154; sale of, 157 XX. App. 20.

Bonnington, Park House, XIX. 142, 166, 167.

Bonnington, Toll, XIX. 142, 164, 168-70, 175-79; sold by Davidsons to Robert Barclay, who erects villas, 175 ‘ Barclay's Houses’; a Jacobite hamlet; lands and houses sold by public auction; John Haig buys four acres at, 176; later proprietors, 178-9.

Bonnor, John, schoolmaster, VIII. 108. See Bonar.

Bonnyhaugh, XIX. 159, 176; oldest house in Bonnington; cloth manufactory established there; Gilbert Stewart buys house and bleach-fields, 168; property passes to William Stuart Carmichael, 168-9; Bishop Keith and; Jacobite associations of sold to Selbys, 169; ‘Laird’ Cunningham and, 170.

Bonnymills, II. 44.

Bontine, John, XIV. 97; XV. 131. See Bountoune.

Bonye, Alexander, tailor, XV. 47.

Boog, Bailie, XIV. 157.

Boog, Isobel, XII. 26.

Book of the Gospels, V. 13; story of its loss and recovery, 13, 23; purchased by Bodleian Library, 23; poem on fly leaf of, 23.

Book of Hammermen of Canongate, XX. 108.

Books against Popery, XVI. 149, 160.

Booksellers, II. 13-14; Privy Council order to, XVI. 149; imprisoned and fined, 160.

Booths along south wall of St. Giles, II. 225-6; XV. 7, 13.

Bore Stone, Burgh Muir, III. 202 X. 59 legend regarding, 79-80; original site of, 207 XII. 236.

Boreland, James, owner of superiority of King's Stables, II. 123. See Borland.

Boreland, Thomas, II. 123 XI. 6 sells superiority of King's Stables to town, XIV. 115-16 XVI. 140.

Boreland's houses, West Port, XVI. 107.

Borland, John, litster, XIII. 96. See Boreland.

Borough Muir Castle, IV. 60.

Borthrane, Thomas, X. 175, 176.

Borthwick of Crookston, town mansion in Lauriston, XVIII. 166.

Borthwick Alexander (1682), VIII. 133.

Borthwick Alexander, vintner, owner of property in Mylne Square, XIV. 47, 100.

Borthwick Bessie, X. 201.

Borthwick George, pewterer, XIX. 28.

Borthwick James, tenant in Restalrig, XVIII. 41.

Borthwick James, warded, VIII. 121, 122.

Borthwick, (Borthwik), John, murdered, IV. 85.

Borthwick, Lilias. Lady, XIII. 136.

Borthwick, (Borthwik) N. de, of Balwolphy, III. 82, 89.

Borthwick, Robert, IX. 3-4, 14.

Borthwick, Robert, ‘master meltar,’ X. 77, 78.

Borthwick, Thomas, procurator fiscal, VI. 157.

Borthwick, Walter, bailie, V. 113, 115, 117; VI. 110.

Borthwick, William, first Lord, XII. 70, 71.

Borthwick, William, fourth Lord, guardian of James V., IX. 13, 14, 15, 35, 36.

Borthwick, William, seventh Lord, IV. 101.

Borthwick, William, surgeon, II. 89, 107 XVI. 137.

Borthwick's Close, XI. 8, ll XII. 69-72, 118, 152, 154; XIX. 43.

Boss. Graham, VIII. 67, 71, 72.

Boswall, Alexander, painter, VIII. 64.

Boswall, John D., advocates harbour at Wardie, XX. 71-2.

Boswell, Alexander (Lord Auchinleck), III. 230; V. 171 n.

Boswell, Sir Alexander, III. 234; XII. App. 21 XIX. 54.

Boswell, Bessie, IV. 90.

Boswell, David, of Auchinleck (1683), VIII. 157.

Boswell, David, brother of Johnson's biographer, V. 171 and n., 177, 181, 185, 188; discourse on ‘Charity,’ 186.

Boswell, Dr., uncle of biographer, I. 3 XII. 52; XIV. 57.

Boswell, James, biographer, I. 4 III. 230 V. 171 n. VIII. 163, 176; interviews John Wesley, 197; IX. 81 XIV. 57; house in James's Court, 75 135; XV. App. 13; XVII. 85; XX. App. 26; right of burial in Duddingston Church, 29.

Boswell, (Boissuell), John, skinner, VI. 82, 85.

Boswell, Robert, W.S., XV. App. 13.

Boswell, Thomas, of Burntisland, XIII. 129.

Boswell's Court, I. 2 XII. 52 XIV. 57, 58.

Botanic Gardens, XIX. 109. See Medicine Gardens and Physic Gardens.

Bothwell, Earl of. See Hepburn, James

Bothwell, Lady, XV. App. 19.

Bothwell, Adam, bishop of Orkney, I. 6 II. 134; III. 188; V. 33; XI. 6; XII. 10; carved stones at house of, XIV. 88-9 XV. 63 superior of Broughton, XVIII. App. 14; XX. 5.

Bothwell, Alexander, of Glencorse, VIII. 112.

Bothwell, Lady Anne, I. 6.

Bothwell, Francis, Earl of, IX. 31 his petition concerning threatened English invasion, 34; X. 40-3 superior of lands of Whitehouse, 44, 45; XI. 114, 120; XV. 100; tries to capture James VI., XVI. 26; confronts the King, 28-9.

Bothwell, Francis, feuar on Burgh Muir, X. 74.

Bothwell, John, first Lord Holyroodhouse, III. 215; XV. 63, 66, 67.

Bothwell, John, second Lord Holyroodhouse, XV. 63.

Bothwell, William, XII. 9, 10.

Bothwell Brig, battle of, II. 81, 89-90, 98, 101, 103, 114; VIII. 105, 111, 125, 135, 155.

Bountoune, John, VI. 139. See Bontine.

Boutellier, Jean, XVII. App. 7.

Bow, Nether. See Netherbow.

Bow, West. See West Bow.

Bowe (Bove), James, skinner, VI. 67, 68.

Bower, John, fishmonger, XIII. 134.

Bowershall, XIX. 154.

Bowfoot, XII. 50.

Bowfoot, Well, XI. 6.

Bowhead, tenements, demolition of, I. 4, 5 XII. 11, 50, 56, 57 XVII. 3 XVIII. App. 13; XIX. 162; XX. 125.

‘Bowhead House,’ XIV. 63, 64.

Bowhead Well, XII. 12, 126, 156; XIV. 75.

Bowie, Alexander, warded, XII. 195.

Bowie, James, original member of Wagering Club, II. 152.

Bowie, James, skinner, VI. 73, 88.

Bowie, Jerome, chaplain, XIV. 115.

Bowie, John (1683), VIII. 150.

Bowie, John, skinner, VI. 64, 73, 76.

Bowie, John, brewer, XV. 185.

Bowie, Margaret, VI. 73.

Bowie, William, whipt for rioting, IV. 118.

Bowie, William, in Craigmade, warded, VI. 121.

Bowling greens, XI. 6; XII. 140; XIII. 137 XVII. 38.

Bowling Green Close, XII. 97.

Bowman, Robert, saddler, VIII. 107.

Bowmont Place, XII. 230.

Bowye, Jerome, master of royal wine cellar, V. 56-7.

Bowyer trade, XIX. 25.

Boyd, David, bailie (1664), V. 117; VI. 109; XVI. 82, 84, 95.

Boyd, George, in Westergall, VI. 127.

Boyd, Hugh, merchant, XII. 46.

Boyd, James, merchant, IX. 125.

Boyd, James, innkeeper, XII. 109-11, 123; XIV. 129, 130, 135, 146; XV. 182.

Boyd, John, bailie (1671), VI. 110, 111, 112.

Boyd, John, merchant, IV. 123.

Boyd, John, warded, IX. 172.

Boyd, Margaret, XIX. 159.

Boyd, Robert, fourth Lord, XVI. 18.

Boyd, Robert of Portincorse, XI. 30, 47; XII. 161, 186, 195; XIII. 114.

Boyd, Robert, of Trochrig, XI. 35 XII. 168.

Boyd, Robert (1685), minister at Kilbride, XI. 22.

Boyd, Thomas, flesher, XI. 63.

Boyd, William, of Hillhousefield, XIX. 185.

Boyd, Zachary, monument of, IV. 149.

Boyd's Close, High St., XII. 45, 46; in Canongate, XII. 109, 110, 122; XIV. 129.

Boyd's Entry, XII. I08, 109 carved lintel in, XVII. 24.

Boyd's Inn, XIV. 129, 130.

Boyd's Land, XII. 46.

Boyes, Hon. Mr., XV. 94.

Boyle, David, Lord Justice-Clerk, XVIII. 196.

Boyle, David, of Kelburne, IV. 128.

Boyle, Hon. Patrick, III. 152; resident in Fountainbridge, XX. 51.

Boyne, Lord. See Ogilvie, Patrick.

Brabour, Robert, XI. 28.

Bradshaw, lands of, X. 120.

Brady, royal messenger, XVI. 17 8.

Braes, laird of, VIII. 119.

Braid, laird of (1593). See Fairlie of Braid.

Braid estate, acquired by Sir William Dick, X. 15 gypsies encamp on, 90, 93 178, 179, 203 early owners of, XI. App. 14; acquired by Gordons of Cluny, 15.

Braid Brigs of, IX. 224.

Braid Burn, X. 5, 153, 159, 161, 175, 176, 180, 221, 222; XIV. 159.

Braid Castle of, XI. App. 14, 15.

Braid Hills, II. 25, 62 X. 2, 57, 80; Edward I. at, 59-60 Cromwell encamps on, 200; golf on, 252.

Braid Mill, XV. 170, 185.

Braid Wynd, XIX. 185.

Braidwood, James, legacy to Candlemakers, XVII. 109, 113.

Braidwood, Thomas, his school for deaf and dumb, XX. 137.

Braidwood, William, candlemaker, XVII. 106, 107.

Brand, Alexander, of Baberton and Reidhall, father of Sir Alexander, XX. 30.

Brand, Sir Alexander, II. 147; XII. 176; XVI. 145 XX. 40, 45, 51 buys Dalry estate, 29; renames property; obtains monopoly of Spanish leather a founder and master of Merchant Company, 30 shareholder in New Mills Cloth Manufactory, 31 imports 5000 stand of firelocks, 31-3; tenant of Crown lands of Orkney and Zetland, 32, 35; knighted for municipal services efforts to improve trade, manufactures and coinage; a madcap venture, 33-4 bankruptcy, 34; feuing scheme, 35-6, 45-7 makes provision for his family, 36 domestic life English traveller visits, 36-8 writes broadside on street cleansing; death; Dalry for sale, 38; his tenement in Castlehill, 39; grants disposition to Society and Fraternity of Gardeners, 57.

Brand, Alexander, jun., XX. 36, 39.

Brand, Alexander, clockmaker, VIII. 39.

Brand, Bethia, XX. 36.

Brand, Christian, XX. 36.

Brand, Elizabeth, XX. 36.

Brand, George, XX. 36.

Brand, Isaak, XX. 10.

Brand, James, baxter, Canongate, VIII. 145.

Brand, John, minister in Canongate, XIX. 93.

Brand, Katherine, XX. 36.

Brand, Sarah, widow of James Blackwood, XX. 39.

Brandfield, XX. 33, 34, 40 Dalry manor house called, 30.

Brandsfield, XIV. 108 n. XX. 35, 36, 38, 39, 45, 46 lands of Dalry called, 30.

Brasiers, XVI. 101 XIX. 2.

Braun's Civitates Orbis, III. 210.

Brauss (Bruce), Peter, XV. App. 13. See Bruce.

Braxfield, Lord, his mansion in George Square, XII. App. 19; XV. App. 12; member of Musical Society, XIX. 237 XX. 115. See also M'Queen, Robert

Bread market, XVI. 117.

Breadalbane, John, fourth Earl of, I. 144.

Brebner, Bessie, V. 107.

Brechin, William, of Kilconcath, bishop of, III. 38.

Breda, commissioners to, XVI. 33.

Bremner, James, musician, XIX. 210.

Bremner, Robert, London agent of Musical Society, XIX. 211, 216, 235.

Breweries, XI. 136-8; XV. 183.

Brewers, proprietors or tenants of the King's Stables, XIV. 115; XVII. 120.

Brewers, Society of, X. 146, 148, 222; its foundation, 227-8 operations at Greyfriars Port, 228 croft and arable lands conveyed to, 229-30; payment to town by, 230 use of Bruntsfield Links, 230; site of windmill of, 232; a monopoly, 233; acquire ground on Grange estate, 234; petition ministers of Edinburgh, 235; magistrates' complaint against, 235-6; dissolution in 1619, 236 city's payment to, 236; improvements, 237; buildings, croft and arable land set in tack, 238 and Bruntsfield Links, 240; effect of conveying South Loch to, 255, 256; XI. 14, 131, 132, 137; XII. 139 n., 140 n.; XV. App. 18; XVII. App. 11.

Brewing, II. 13.

Brian, Friar, V. 33.

Brice, William, of Bristol, V. 23. See. Bryce.

Brickwell, Captain, XVI. 9, 10.

Bridewell, XVII. 88 and n. constructed of stone from Salisbury Crags, XVIII. 193; XIX. 133.

Bridge Hotel, I. 149.

Bridge Street, III. 125.

Briggs, lands of, X. 203.

Brighous, X. 206.

Brigs of Braid, IX. 224.

Brisbane, John, yr., of Rosland, VI. 116.

Brisbane, (Birsbain), John, of Freeland, IX. 142, 147.

Brisbane, Thomas, of Brisbane, VIII. 187.

Brissoun, William, XV. 22, 23. See Bryson.

Bristo, conventicle in, III. 50 VIII. 115, 116; X. 232; XIV. 122, 142; Wester Croft of, 140; XVI. 133; XVIII. 156.

Bristo Church. II. 13 XI. 11.

Bristo House. See Ross House.

Bristo Port, II. 1, 8, 70, 72-5, 79, 186 IX. 93; XI. 7, 12; XIV. 124, 139, 141-5 XVII. 112, App. 11.12 XVIII. 162 XIX. 41. See also Greyfriars Port.

British Hotel, Barry's, III. 119, 129.

British Inn, XII. 132.

British Linen Company, IX. 209; XII. 98, 116, App. 22; XIV. 150; XV. 113; XX. App. 33.

Broad Meadows, X. 241 XII. 100.

‘Broadbrim, Nathan,’ V. 169. See Bonar, John, of Speculative Society.

Broadstairs House, XI. 148.

Brocas, William, smith, V. 69; XII. 134.

Brock, Walter, VIII. 134, 140.

Broddy, Joseph, VI. 149.

Brodie, Alexander, of Brodie, III. 8 XVI. 33.

Brodie, David, of Pitgevenie, XI. 26.

Brodie, Francis, wright, XII. 60, 124 XIV. 66.

Brodie, John, III. 175.

Brodie, John C., III. 176.

Brodie, Thomas, III. 176.

Brodie, Deacon William, his abode, I. 5 member of Cape Club, III. 155, 160, 161; XI. 7, 13; XII. 60, 113, 124, 132, App. 11 makes structural alterations on Old Tolbooth, XIV. 14, 66.

Brodie, William (1685), warded, XI. 24.

Brodie, William, barber, XII. 124.

Brodie, William, tailor, XII. 124.

Brodie's Close, Lawnmarket, I. 5, 6; XII. 60, 63, 129; XIV. 66; in Canongate, XII. 60, 124; in Castlehill, XII. 152.

Brody's Close, XII. 141.

Brokas. See Brocas.

Brook, Alexander, J. S., IX. 81.

Brookes Bog, XV. 183.

Broomhills, XIX. 143, 182.

‘Brose and Butter,’ old Scots tune, I. 3.

Brougham, Henry, Lord, III. 107, 110, 112, 116 member of Friday Club, 114 IX. 108; XVIII. 95.

Brougham, J. W., III. 172.

Broughton, Edward, accomptant of the Edinburgh fines, XX. 50.

Broughton, barony of, II. 167, 169, 174; III. 194; IV. 46, 47, 91-2; IX. 36; X. 243; XI. App. 19; XIII. 79; superiority acquired by Lord Roxburgh, 80; portions conveyed to Heriot's Hospital, 80; town council feu part of, 91 XIV. 27; XV. 182, 184, 197 King's men fired at in, XVI. 22; regality of, 92 barons of, 154; XVII. 80 XVIII. 113, 125 lecture on, App. 14-23 extent of, 14; haunt of witches, 16; abolition of superiority, 18 tolbooth; barony burnt by Hertford, 19 General Leslie's headquarters, 20; XIX. 4, 11, 109, 143, 144, 147; XX. 83, 100, 101; App. 10, 20, 21.

Broughton Burn, XVII. 81 XIX. 154.

Broughton Loan, II. 170; XV. 170; XVII. 80, 81 XVIII. App. 18, 19, 21 XIX. 159.

Broughton Place, XX. 52.

Broughton tolbooth, murder trial at, IV. 92.

Broughton village, XIX. 153.

Broun, Agnes, wife of Sir Patrick Nisbet (who excambed Craigentinny for Dean), I. 116.

Broun, Alexander, warded, VIII. 137.

Broun, Alexander, hammerman, XX. 109.

Broun, Archibald, brewer, Portsburgh, XI. 45.

Broun, Bailie (1681), VIII. 106.

Broun, Bessie, tenant of Cordiners, XVIII. 123.

Broun, Charles, of Coalston, XII. 54.

Broun, David, skinner, VI. 59, 93, 98, 101, 102.

Broun, David, wright, VIII. 31, 32.

Broun, George, Lord Coalston, XII. 54.

Broun, George (1684), warded, IX. 154; XII. 166.

Broun, James, covenanter, V. 138, 139.

Broun, Janet, V. 114, 115, 117.

Broun, John (1512), III. 93, 103.

Broun, John (1528), witness, XVII. 51.

Broun, John (1681), ‘waitter,’ VIII. 115.

Broun, John (1684), warded, V. 104; IX. 169; XI. 51, 61 XII. 162, 166.

Broun, Jonet, accused of child murder, VIII. 103.

Broun, Maillie, suspected of witchcraft, XV. 47.

Broun, Markie, III. 79.

Broun, Matthew, ‘walker,’ XV. 40.

Broun, Richard, king's sergeant of Burgh Muir, X. 18, 19.

Broun, Robert, gypsy, IV. 110; X. 92.

Broun, Robert, in Leith, IV. 128.

Broun, Robert (1682), warded, VIII. 133.

Broun, Thomas, boxmaster, Hammermen, VIII. 29, 31, 35.

Broun, Thomas (1682), warded, VIII. 123, 124; XI. 45.

Broun, Walter, notary public, XIV. 44.

Broun, William covenanter, V. 144 VI. 130, 136.

Broun, William, writer, VIII. 127.

Broun, William (1708), bailie of Calton, XVIII. 64.

Broun, William, Jedburgh, V. 118.

Broun, William, chief cannonier at Castle, XVI. 54.

Broun. See also Brown.

Brounehall, laird of, XX. 82.

Brounisfield. See Bruntsfield.

‘Browms of the Brigs,’ X. 206.

Brown, Agnes, warded, XII. 200.

Brown, Agnes Maxwell, V. 108.

Brown, Alexander, of Thorniedykes, VIII. 150.

Brown, A1ex., merchant, Luckenbooths, XII. 28, 65.

Brown, Alexander, vintner, XIII. 132.

Brown, Alexander, plasterer, XIII. 74.

Brown, Amy, IV. 69.

Brown, Andrew, of Blackford, XII. 100.

Brown, Andrew, of Greenbank, XII. 51, 100. Andrew, Prof. of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, XIV. 172 and n.

Brown, Andrew, brassfounder, XII. 52, 100.

Brown, Andrew, barber, XIII. 123.

Brown, Archibald of Greenbank, X. 224.

Brown, Benjamin L., XX. 25.

Brown, David, owner of Semple mansion, XII. 8.

Brown, David, saddler, XIII. 115.

Brown, David, overseer of Orphan Hospital, XIX. 127.

Brown, Elizabeth, XII. 21.

Brown, George, of Lindsaylands and Elliston, III. 153 XII. App. 18; XX. 129, 145.

Brown, George, merchant in Leith, XV. 92-3.

Brown, George, gardener, XV. 185.

Brown, Prof. G. Baldwin, VI. 2; Magdalen Chapel, Cowgate (with Dr. Thomas Ross), VIII. 1-78 Tailors' Hall, Cowgate (with Dr. Ross and W. Forbes Gray), XI. 125-71.

Brown, George Bell, brewer, XII. 103.

Brown, Horatio R. F., XIV. App. 19, 24.

Brown, Hugh, of Newhall, XIV. App. 24.

Brown, Hugh (1598), brewer, X. 228, 237.

Brown, Hugh, merchant, XII. 151.

Brown, Hugh, XII. 26.

Brown, James, builder of Brown Square, XII. 54, App. 18, 20 XVII. App. 12 XVIII. App. 26 XIX. 79-81 buys premises of George Square Assembly, 36; XX. 118, 121, 131, 133; financially involved through riding school, 129-30.

Brown, Brown, James, grandson of Thomas, bookseller, XII. 21.

Brown, James, chirurgeon, XIII. 40.

Brown, James, staymaker, member of Wagering Club, II. 152.

Brown, James, cordiner, XIII. 109.

Brown, James, bean-seller, II. 178.

Brown, James, tailor, XIII. 130.

Brown, James, accountant, III. 174.

Brown, James, seller of ‘Jib,’ V. 90.

Brown, James (1672), warded, VI. 115.

Brown, James, indweller in Edinburgh, interdicted from hiring out Sedan chairs, IX. 188 Council permits him to have stances in the streets, 191, 192.

Brown, James, XII. 86.

Brown, John, of Annsmills, XII. 103.

Brown, John, of Bonniington, XIX. 162.

Brown, John, of Fordell, XII. 12.

Brown, John, of Gorgiemylne, acquires barony of Braid, XI. App. 15.

Brown, Dr. John, XX. App. 29.

Brown, John, farmer, Bunstane, XII. 103.

Brown, John, gardener, XII. 102 XV. 146.

Brown, John, janitor, VIII. 91.

Brown, John, cordiner, XVIII. 75.

Brown, John, painter, IX. 87.

Brown, John, secy., Old Boys' Club, Canongate School, XX. 24, 25.

Brown, J., bookseller, North Bridge, XII. 227.

Brown, Joseph (1681), XVI. 111.

Brown, Joseph, baker, XII. 102, 103 XIV. 168, 169.

Brown, Malcolm, VI. 114.

Brown, Matthew, owner of property at Burghmuirhead, X. 202.

Brown, Murdo, VI. 104.

Brown, Patrick, deacon of Skinners, VI. 68, 70, 71, 72, 90, 92, 94, 95, 105.

Brown, Prof. P. Hume, IX. 48.

Brown, P., and Nelson, T., Plan of Edinburgh, XII. 239.

Brown, Robert, of Newbattle, XIII. 110.

Brown, Robert, advocate, owner of Newhall, XIV. App. 23-4.

Brown, Robert, bookseller, XII. 54 XIX. 162.

Brown, Robert, clockmaker, XIX. 19.

Brown, Robert (1654), tacksman, XVII. 61.

Brown, Robert, deacon of Tailors, X. 30.

Brown, Robert, burgess, Canongate, XII. 124.

Brown, Thomas, covenanter, II. 97, 99.

Brown, Thomas, notary public, II. 102, 103.

Brown, Thomas, smith, XIII. 116, 121, 123, 124.

Brown, Thomas, shoemaker, II. 98, 99. 100, 101.

Brown, Thomas (1743), Castlehill, XIV. 59.

Brown, Thomas, bookseller, IX. 94; XII. 21, 22 owner of property in Bonnington, XIX. 161-2.

Brown, Thomas, IX. 99 his map of Edinburgh, XII. 212, 226, 238; XX. 140.

Brown, Thomas, merchant, XII. 34.

Brown, Thomas C., brewer, XII. 103.

Brown, Walter, lord provost, II. 77.

Brown, William (1680), bookseller, XII. 21.

Brown, William, skinner, XII. 8.

Brown, William, Patriot Office, Parliament Close, IV. 112 n.

Brown, William, Kilmamock, II. 100.

Brown, William, superintendent of works, his estimate of stones removed from Salisbury Crags, XVIII. 195.

Brown, William, See also Broun and Browne.

Brown and Watson's plan of Edinburgh, XII. 226.

Brown Square, I. 22; IX. 217, 218; X. 125; XI. 7; XII. 54, 138, 218, App. 18; XVIII. 93; XX. 118.

Browne, Sir G. Washington, on St. Margaret's Chapel, V. 30 n.

Browne, Patrick (1662), VIII. 208.

Browne, Patrick, flesher, XVIII. 17 7.

Browne, Thomas (1662), XVIII. 177.

Brownfield, X. 229.

Brownhill, Deacon, XV. 182.

Brownhill, Isobel, XII. 11.

Brownhill, James, wright, III. 247; obtains feu at Buntsfield Links, X. 243-6; XII. 11 XIV. 74; XVIII. 2.

Brownhill, Janet, XII. 11.

Brownhill's Court, XII. 11 XIV. .74.

Brownhill's Land, XII. 11.

Brownlie, Alexander, boxmaster, Hammermen, VIII. 63.

Brown's Acres (or Viewpark), X. 26, 29-30, 31, 33, 247.

Brown's Buildings, XVII. 146.

Brown's Close, I. 12; XI. 10; XII. 15, 20, 21, 22, 26, 28, 34, 51, 65 XIV. 87.

Brown's Close, Canongate, XII. 100, 102.

Brown's Court, I. 12 XI. 7 XII. 51. 52, 100; XIV. 57.

Brown's Guide to Edinburgh, XII. 227.

Brown's Land, XII. 65.

Bruce, King Robert the, gifts to Black Friars, III. 39, 69, 88; V. 22; orders repair of St. Margaret's Chapel, 40; 50, 52; his grave, 59; VI. 2, 13; his charter to Edinburgh, XX. App. 9.

Bruce, Sir Alexander, of Broomhall, VI. 113, 121.

Bruce, Bailie, College treasurer, VIII. 94.

Bruce, David, of Kennet, VIII. 120.

Bruce, Edward, W.S., III. 165.

Bruce, Helenor, wife of Sir William Cunningham of Kilmaurs, II. 144-5.

Bruce, James, of Kinnaird, XIII. 126 n. XV. 100.

Bruce, James (1571), XVI. 19.

Bruce, Janet, wife of William Bailie of Letham, III. 181.

Bruce, John, Prof., a founder of the Speculative Society, V. 166, 168, 174, 177, 180, 181, 185, 187, 190; dis- course on ‘The Discovery of Truth and Detection of Fallacy,’ 188.

Bruce, Jonet, witch, IV. 114.

Bruce, Lady, her lampoon, ‘Ridotto of Holyrood,’ IX. 215.

Bruce, Michael, covenanter, V. 140.

Bruce, Mrs. of Kennet, XIX. 53, 78; directress of the ‘Assembly,’ 90.

Bruce, Neve, deacon of Surgeons, VI. 86; XII. 146; XV. 13.

Bruce, (or Brauss), Peter, II. 10; his Water supply scheme, XVIII. App. 22 sets up factory at Canonmills for making playing cards, 22-3. See Brauss.

Bruce, Peter, Glasgow, warded, XI. 26.

Bruce, (Brus), Robene, IX. 31.

Bruce, Robert, Lord Kennet, a director of the ‘Assembly,’ XIX. 88.

Bruce, Robert, of Binning, XI. App. 14 XII. 27, 31 n. XIV. 94. Robert, of Levingstoun, bailie, XVIII. 41.

Bruce, Robert, of Linthill, XII. 90.

Bruce, Robert, warded, VIII. 133, 142; XII. 173.

Bruce, Robert, cordiner, XIV. 44; XVIII. 119 n.

Bruce, Robert, clerk to Hammermen of Canongate, XIX. 3; XX. 98, 106.

Bruce (Brus), Robert (1513), bailie, II. 62; IV. 81 X. 81.

Bruce Sir William, of Balcaskie, his plans for North Bridge, IV. 49; VIII. App. 5; XII. 87, 88; XV. App. 18; XX. App. 27.

Bruce William, warded, V. 149.

Bruce William, upholsterer, XV. 95.

Bruce's Close, XII. 27, 79, 80.

Bruch, James, V. 133.

Brucknell, Major, IV. 164.

Bruges altar, claim against Leith skippers, IX. 49.

Brunstane, IX. 142.

Bruntfield, Adam, X. 20 n.

Bruntfield, (Bruntfeild), Hendreta, VIII. 116.

Bruntfield, Stephen, captain of Craighouse, X. 20 and n.

Bruntfield, Thomas, IV. 142.

Brunton, Rev. Dr., Tron Church, XIV. 162, 173, 174.

Brunton, Jonet, VIII. 137.

Bruntsfield (Brounisfield), III. 210; not part of Burgh Muir, X. 5; 17-35; owned by Alan de Lawdre in 1381, 18; forfeited and conveyed to Mary of Gueldres, 20; again possessed by Lauders, 20-1 bought by John Fairlie in 1603, 23 and by Sir George Warrender in 1695, 24 and n.; other properties added to estate, 26; 55, 163, 164, 193, 261.

Bruntsfield House, I. 78, 80; carved stone at, III. 210; excursion to, VIII. App. 6-8; X. 23, 26, 27, 33, 34; destroyed by Hertford, 126; XI. App. 14; XX. App. 4.

Bruntsfield Links, I. 80; quarry at, II. 69; X. 17, 26, 29-30, 33, 34, 54, 80, 163, 164, 197, 227, 230, 239-52; Society of Brewers and, 233, 235, 238; last unfeued portion of Burgh Muir, 239; quarrying at, 240-1; golf at, and preservation of, 240, 244; rights reserved by town council, 247 attempt to destroy, 248; mustering of troops on, 249-50; Sir W. Scott and, 250 Act prohibiting building on, 251; leased by John Straiton and William Carfrae, 257 XII. 211, 218, 220; XIV. 163, App. 11; golf on, in early times, XVIII, 1-10; prohibition of buildings, 95.

Bruntsfield Links Club, meetings at Wright's Houses in 1787-8, XVIII. l social gatherings occupies Goodsman's Rooms, 2.

Brusell, Anthony, X. 161.

Bryce, Daniel, VIII. 142. See Brice.

Bryce, David, architect, V. 91 VI. 9 XII. App. 38 XIV. App. 24; XVIII. App. 10; XX. App. 17.

Bryce, W. Moir, The Flodden Wall of Edinburgh, II. 61-79 The Covenanters' Prison in the Inner Greyfriars Yard, Edinburgh, 81-115; The Black Friars of Edinburgh, III. 13-104 Saint Margaret of Scotland and her Chapel in the Castle of Edinburgh, V. 1-66; 67, 75; owner of Holyrood Ordinale, VII. ix, x} xv, n. The Ancient Regalia of Scotland, VIII. 205-11 leader of excursions, App. 6 Burgh Muir of Edinburgh, X. 1-263 App. 4; Club's resolution anent death of, XI. App. 5.

Brydall's Art in Scotland, IX. 96.

Bryddie, William, advocate, IV. 135.

Bryden, James, covenanter, XI. 61, 66.

Bryden, Major, XII. 152.

Bryden, Robert, covenanter, XI. 61, 66.

Bryden's Close, Canongate, XII. 152.

Bryden, George, of Whelphill, VIII. 154.

Brydone, Patrick, III. 151.

Bryntoun, Allan, XV. 28.

Bryson, Alexander, XII. 47. See Brissoun.

Bryson, Alfred, deacon of Hammermen, VIII. 2, 73 n.

Bryson, Andrew, of Craigton, XII. 47, 48.

Bryson, Andrew (l635), XIII. 116.

Bryson, Christian, XII. 47.

Bryson, Margaret (1683), VIII. 153.

Bryson, Margaret, XII. 47.

Bryson, Mary, XII. 47.

Bryson, Robert, clockmaker, III. 232-3.

Bryson, Steven, tailor, XIV. 36, 42.

Bryson, William, merchant, XII. 47.

Bryson's Close, XII. 47, 48, 85.

Buccleuch, Henry, third Duke of, I. 144 III. 141, 154 governor of Musical Society, XIX. 198; XX. 115, 145, 146, App. 26.

Buccleuch, Charles William Henry, fourth Duke of, XX. 153, 154.

Buccleuch, Elizabeth, third Duchess of, XIX. 62, 72, 84 n.

Buccleuch Church, XVII. App. 9 burial ground, X. 232.

Buccleuch Place, IX. 212 X. 260 XIX. 82-6 Assembly Rooms in, 81-6.

‘Bucephalus,’ XX. 158.

Buchan, Countess Dowager of, Wesley chaplain to, VIII. 168 n.

Buchan, David, eleventh Earl of, XII. 132.

Buchan, George, wright, XII. 150.

Buchan, Hugh, III. 162; XVII. 146.

Buchan, James, sixth Earl of, XVIII. 15.

Buchan, Mrs., of Kelloe, II. 2.

Buchanan, George, X. 134, 166 XI. 7 XIV. 83; XV. 61. 194.

Buchanan, John, in Bardowie, VI. 143; XII.

Buchanan, John, chairmaster, IX. 204.

Buchanan, Katherine, V. 137.

Buchanan, Margaret, XIX. 175.

Buchanan, Marion, VIII. 137.

Buchanan, Marion, merchant, III. 173.

Buchanan's Close, Cowgate, XII. 150; XIV. 67.

Buchanan's Court, I. 6; XII. 60.

Buchanan's Land, XII. 60, 61.

Buchan's Close, XII. 150.

Buchan's Court, XII. 61.

Buchan's (Bowquhannes) Yard, III. 81.

Bucknar, Philip, watchmaker, XIX. 15.

Buckstane, X. 58.

Buildings, Vanished, lecture by Henry F. Kerr, XX. App. 7-8.

Bulkeley, Mrs., XI. 166, 167.

Bull, Alexander, flesher, XII. 38.

Bull, George, smith, XII. 150.

Bull, John, merchant, XII. 150.

Bull, Michael, XII. 150 n.

Bull, Robert, wright, XII. 15, 120.

Bull, Robert, Captain in Trained Bands, XII.

Bull, William, wright, XII. 150 n.

‘Bull Cellar,’ XII. 37.

Bull's Close, Bank St., XII. 15; XIII. 109, 112; near Tron Church, XII. 37, 38; in Canongate, I. 14, 19; XII. 120, 150 carved lintel at, XVII. 47-8 XX. App. 8; in Cowgate, V. 90: XII. 150.

Bull's Land, XII. 120, 121.

Bull's Turnpike, XII. 37.

Bunker's Hill (St. James's Square), II. 171.

Burd, Edward, V. 128.

Burd, John, IV. 143.

Burden, Archibald, engraver, IX. 81.

Burden, George, talidouce printer, IX. 81.

Burgerhuys, Jan, VIII. 37.

Burgerhuys, Michael, founder of bell in Magdalen Chapel, VIII. 36-7.

Burgh common seal, III. 1; figure of patron saint on, 2; earliest example of Edinburgh, 2; Edinburgh seal of sixteenth century, 3; non-armorial devices on, 5.

Burgh Court, XVI. App. 8.

Burgh Loch, I. 33; II. 125. See also South Loch.

Burgh Muir, I. 32, 36; site of gibbet, 33; Montrose's body buried on, 37 II. 68, 127; area of, 62; quarries on, 69; III. 199, 201 victims of plague buried in, 202; IV. 55, 57, 64, 84; set ‘apart for victims of plague, 102; gypsies hanged in, 110; wapinschaws on, VI. 29-30; gifted by David 1., X. 1, 2, 5, 153; original boundaries, 4-5, 55; teinds, 7 earliest detailed description, 55-6 Flodden army assembles on, 61, 62, 76 Easter, 62, 84, 96; magistrates receive licence to feu, 67; rights of feuars, 69; citizens encouraged to buy wood from, 69; sixteen feuars, 71; seven feuars renounce rights, 73; rearrangement of feus, 73-4, 76; royal standard not flown, 79 gypsies executed on 92-93; Montrose's body buried on, 93-5; neglected condition of, 97; James V. and, 153-66; victims of plague segregated on, 167; James V. assembles army on, 190; state of, in sixteenth century, 191 magistrates and Easter, 211 ‘sale by auction ’ of parts of, 221-223; failure of scheme, 223; location of feus, 223; superiorities of, part of Common Good, 261; quarry on, X. 191, 240; XIII. 21; XIV. 102; XVI. 22, 23; XVIII. 151, 163, 169.

Burghmuirhead, X. 194, 199, 201, 202, 247, 248; XII. 236; XV. 170.

Burgh records, proposal to print extracts from, XIII. App. 6.

Burghlie, Robert, second Lord, XIII. 74-75; XVIII. 15.

Burgomaster Trick'd, XI. 166.

Burke, Betty, XIX. 169.

Burke, Edmund, statesman, XIII. App. 10, 16; XIV. 138; XV. App. 13.

Burke, Ned, chairmaster and guide to Prince Charles, IX. 202.

Burke and Hare murders, V. 84; XIV. App. 13; books and pamphlets on, XVIII. App. 13.

Burlaw Court of Leith, its origin, XV. 166, 171-2 work of, 170; list of place- names (1724), 170-1 sittings of Court, 171-3; court officer, 174; revenue, 174-5, 178; salaries of officials, 177; privileges of members, 178; absentees fined, 178; jurisdiction, 179-81; fines, 181-2; list of bailies, 184-5; list of ordinary members, 185-6; election of bailies, 186-7 method of assessing damages, 189; trespass by cattle, 192-5 disputes as to rigs and marches, 195-8; stubble rented, 199-201 closing days of Court, 204-5.

Burleigh, Robert, Master of (1709), escapes from Tolbooth, IV. 108 n.

Burn, Margret, V. 151; VI. 108, 109.

Burn, Patrick, tanner, XIII. 109.

Burn, Robert, designer of Nelson Monument, XII. App. 33 XX. App. 34.

Burn, Robert, gardener in Leith, IX. 1 38, 142.

Burn, William, architect, III. 183, 193, 210; his ‘restoration ’ of St. Giles, 242; ‘restores’ Restalrig Church, IV. 185; XIV. 53; designs Melville monument, XV. 208, 210.

Burn, William (1674), warded, VI. 123, 127.

Burnate, Sir John, V. 44. See Burnet, Burnes.

Burnate, Thomas, candlemaker, XVII. 105.

Burnes, Robert, covenanter, XI. 62. See Burns.

Burnes, William, father of poet, X. 259.

Burnet, Alexander, son of George, schoolmaster, VIII. 80, 81. See Burnate, Burnett.

Burnet, Andrew, of Waristoune, XII. 73.

Burnet, Andrew, advocate, XVI. 136.

Burnet, Archibald, owner of Carlops, XIV. App. 22.

Burnet, David, surveyor, XVI. 128.

Burnet, George, schoolmaster in Canongate, accused of playing cards and speaking disrespectfully of the Government, VIII. 80-1 XX. 16; sues Lady Hallgreen for debt, 13.

Burnet, James, captain of Town Guard, XIV. 169 and n., 170.

Burnet, James, tacksman of Whitehope, XX. 141.

Burnet, John, engraver, IX. 99, 100.

Burnet, John (1685), minister at Kilbride, XI. 49.

Burnet, Margaret, executed, IX. 137.

Burnet, Robert, Lord Crimond, I. 95.

Burnet, Samuel, brewer, X. 228 XII. 73.

Burnet, Thomas, College regent, VIII. 82; XVI. 152.

Burnet, William, student, VIII. 90.

Burnet's Close, XII. 72, 73, 155.

Burnett, Alexander, of Restalrig, IV. 176, 183, 184. See Burnet.

Burnett, Catherine, wife of Alexander Forbes of Shivas, X. 208.

Burnett, James See Monboddo, Lord.

Burnett, Sir James H., III. 175, 176.

Burnett, Robert, W.S., warded, XI. 49.

Burnett, Rev. Will, The Society of Friendly Contributors of Restalrig, IV. 153-89 on history and literary associations of Glencorse Church and Woodhouselee, XII. App. 27.

Burnfoot, III. 83.

Burns, Captain, poet's son, XVII. 13. See Burnes.

Burns, Gilbert, poet's brother, X. 259.

Burns, Isabella, sister of poet, IX. 110.

Burns, Robert, poet, I. 5-6, 8; II. 34 n., 86; attends Jacobite supper at St. James's Square, 173-4 and Crochallan Fencibles, III. 164 at Smellie's printing ofiice, IV. 37-8, 70; IX. 87, 106, 108; and Sedan chairs, 215; meeting of Scott and, X. 101 n. and Robert Fergusson, 208, 209, 233 lodges in Baxter's Close, XII. 14, 119; XIV. 73, 77 entertained by Crochallan Club, 98; takes French lessons from Louis Cauvin, XVII. App. 7 where ‘Clarinda’ lived and died, 13-14; XIX. 201 relations with Schetky, 220 Urbani songs of, 221 n. letter to Stephen Clarke visits to St. Cecilia's Hall, 233 n.

Burnsyde, James, of Closs, XI. 28.

Burntoun, George, XIX. 118.

Burrell, Patrick, XX. 102.

Burroughs, John, XVIII. 14.

Burton, Alexander, farmer, XV. 185.

Burton, Alexander, lunatic, X. 209 n.

Burton, Edward, engraver, IX. 111-13.

Burton, James (1682), warded, VIII. 123, 124.

Burton, James, tanner in Portsburgh, XVIII. 164.

Burton, John (1682), warded, VIII. 123, 124.

Burton, John Hill, IX. 1; XII. App. 11 resides in Lauriston, XVIII. 167-8. of,

Burzyuski, Count, XIV. 135.

Buses, Edinburgh and Leith, XIV. App. 10.

Busheles, James and Nathaniel, V. 121.

Busschet, Anthony, XI. 131.

Bute, James, first Earl of, XII. 81.

Bute, James, second Earl of, XII. 81.

Bute, John, third Earl of, first governor of riding school, XX. 114, 117.

Buthraw, XII. 66, 76, 88. See also Luckenbooths.

Butlare, Agnes, III. 90.

Butlar's land, III. 82.

Butler, James, XIX. 117.

Butter. Charles, deacon of Wrights, XX. App. 33.

Butter. Tron, XI. 7; XIII. 112 n.; XIV. 58; XV. 39.

Butts, south side of Castle, XI. 7.

Byers, Lucky, I. 115. See Byres.

Byers, William, his change-house, I. 115.

Bynning, Walter, ‘paynter,’ III. 80; V. 69 VI. 37 n.

Byres, George, of Coates, II. 137. See Byers.

Byres, James, merchant, II. 136, 138.

Byres, John, first of Coates, I. 6; II. 134-136; XII. 22, 23; XIV. 79; XX. App. 13.

Byres, Sir John, second of Coates, II. 137; XII. 22, 23; XIII. 82, 104 n.; XIV. 87 XVI. 67 27..

Byres, John, third of Coates, II. 137, 138; XIII. 104 and n. action against town, XVI. 154, 156.

Byres, Mary, of Coates, II. 138.

Byres, Patrick, of Coates, II. 138.

Byres, Rachel, wife of Bishop Sydserff, II. 136.

Byres, Robert, advocate, II. 136.

Byres, Thomas de, II. 134.

Byres, William, IX. 142.

Byres of Coates, arms of, II. 140.

Byres' Close, I. 6 II. 134, 140 III. 244; XI. 6; XII. 22-4; 54; XIV. 87.