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The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club
Volumes I-XX

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Pacok (Pecok), GEo., III. 82. See Pakcok, Peacock.

Pacok James, III. 78a, 94.

Pacok's land, III. 80.

Paddock-hall, XV. 171, 183, 185; XIX. 153; XX. App. 21.

Padyeane, John, XX. 85.

Paganson, Malcolm, royal gardener, XIV. 111.

Page, William (1679), VI. 136.

Pageant of kings of Scotland, XIII. 23.

Paip (Pope), John, X. 200. See Pape.

Paip's Charity Cottage, Coltbridge, armorial stone at, III. 179, 181 n.

Pairk, J. (1666), V. 134. See Park.

Paisley, Henry, XII. 44.

Paisley, John (1690), VIII. 87, 89.

Paisley's Close, I. 9 ; XII. 15, 44.

Pakcok, William, skinner, VI. 83. See Pacok, Peacock.

Palace in Castle, XI. 12.

Palfrey's Inn, II. 3 ; XII. 127.

Palladium of Scottish liberty, V. 1.

Palliser, Sir Hugh, imprisoned by Lord Provost Drummond, II. 7.

Pallmor, Margrat, IV. 120.

Palmer, — , cabinetmaker, West Nicolson Street, III. 159.

Panmure, James, fourth Earl of, V. 161; XII. 48.

Panmure, Margaret, Countess of (1723), XIX. 42, 46; a directress of dancing Assembly, 89.

Panmure, William, Earl of, XII. 99, 100. See also Maule.

Panmure Close, I. 12; V. 161 ; XII. 48, 49, 99, 100 ; carved lintel at, XVII. 43.

Panmure House, Canongate, XI. 12, 14; XII. 99; Club's visit to, XIII. App. 11-17; successive owners of site, 13; the builder, 13 ; town mansion of Earls of Panmure, 13-15; and subsequently of Dalhousie family, 15; residence of Adam Smith, 16; visited there by famous people, 16; Adam Smith dies at, 17.

Pantheon (club and debating society), originated by Robinhood Society, I. 49; meeting-place, 50-1 ; Lyceum hives off, 51; dispute about funds, 52; charges in Pantheon Unmasked, 52-3; subjects of debate, 53-4; charge of bribery, 54; John Penney's reasons for Society's decay, 55-6; alterations made on St. Andrew's Chapel, 56; lease of the Chapel taken, 56-7 ; ‘ruffing with sticks’ to be abolished, 57; improvements effected, 57-9; receipts under successive treasurers, 59-60; states of expenditure, 61-4; suggested arrangements as to speakers, 65, 66, 71 ; proceeds of debates, 65; duties of president and clerk, 66 ; suggestions as to debates, 67-8 ; ‘New Model,’ 68-75 ; objections to ‘reading’ of speeches, 72 ; probable receipts, 73 ; and expenditure, 73-4; proposed division of proceeds among speakers, 74, 75; XVIII. App. 12.

Pantheon Society, I. 49.

Pantheon Unmasked, I. 52.

Paoli, Pascal, puts up at Red Lyon Inn, XIV. 135.

Pape, John, advocate, X. 218 n. See Paip.

Papebroch, Acta Sanctorum, V. 8, 59, 60.

Papists, XVI. 151, 153, 164. See Popery.

‘Parapet Wall,’ Calton, XIX. 105-7.

Paris, Parliament of, Court of Session popularly supposed to be modelled on, XI. 87.

Park, Alexander, merchant in Leith, XV. 92-3. See Pairk.

Park, Alexander, III. 79.

Park, Elizabeth, IV. 68.

Park, James, goodman of Canongate Tolbooth, VIII. 107; XVI. 106.

Park, John, warded, II. 95 ; IX. 154, 159 ; banished, XII. 187; XVI. 132.

Park, John, XII. 12.

Park, Patrick, writer, VIII. 154.

Park, Robert, writer, V. 126.

Park, of Fulfordlees, IV. 67, 68.

Park, House, XVIII. 179.

Park, Place, XV. App. 24.

Parlane, Hay and, arms of, I. 9.

Parliament, Scots, III. 66 ; end of, 224-7 ; Committee of, IV. 3; lecture on, by Prof. R. K. Hannay, XIV. App. 8-9; proclamation at Cross, XVI. 56; election of H.M. Bodyguard, 60; Riding of, 68; Croping, 19 ; Riding of, XVIII. 11 ; ceremony described, 29-31.

Parliament, Close, II. 3, 205, 236 ; III. 144, 214, 222, 225, 226; origin of name, 220-1; intention to lay out garden at, 223-4; shops in, 224; fires in, 228; three glimpses of (1753, 1773, 1794), 228-34; residents and shopkeepers in, 230-1; clockmakers in, 231-3 ; Beacon printed in, 234; Coutts' bank in, 235 ; IV. 44, 52; proposed rebuilding of, 45; VIII. 150; IX. 88, 90, 94; XI. 8, 12; XII. 32, 61, 65-8, 130, 131, 139, 155, 219; XIV. 70; carved stones in, 80, 141, 161; App. 22; XVI. 134, 149, 161; XVII. 84, 151 ; XVIII. 32 ; XIX. 47 ; XX. App. 14. See also Parliament Square.

Parliament, Hall, IV. 112; XI. 9; Duke and Duchess of York (1680) ; also George IV. banqueted in, XIII. App. 18. See also Parliament House.

Parliament House, I. 102; II. 38, 236; statues of Justice and Mercy in, 231-7; building of, 231; doorway of, 233-4; King's Arms over entrance to, 235; Hall of, III. 6, 131, 210, 221-2, 223; erected in St. Giles' Churchyard, 218-23; De Wit's engraving of ; original appearance of, 220; doorway of, 222, 233; pulpit in, and banquets at, 223; present use of, 227 ; Fourdrinier's engraving of, 229; facade of, destroyed, 237, 239; other references, 211, 218, 219, 221, 223, 225-8, 230; IV. 4, 13, 49; IX. 218; XII. 66; site of, XIII. 1-2; described, 3-5; municipal enterprise, 5; lack of accommodation for supreme courts, 6, 11; Charles I. commands town to build, 11; irritation caused by heavy taxation, 13-17 ; project considered by town council, 17; to house Parliament, College of Justice, and Privy Council, 19; removal of ministers' houses, 20, 30, 34; quarries resorted to, 21; foundation laid, 22; ‘dead bones' removed, 22; improvements occasioned by visit of Charles I., 23; progress of work, 24, 33, 40-2, 54; cost of masonry, 24-6 and n., 30, 31, 73 and n. ; Banqueting House, 41; borrowed money, 42, 45, 52; serious financial position, 45-8, 57-8 ; first recorded meeting in, 61 and n. ; first meeting of Parliament in, 65 ; the procession, 66-7; Lords of the Articles, 68-9; town petitions for financial relief, 72, 77; mason work completed, 73; cost of building, 77; Club's visit to, App. 17-18; XIV. 54, 80, 81, App. 22; XV. 213; XVI. 39, 56, 58, 59, 63, 70, 102, 191 ; ‘Creamers' and, 122 ; XVII. 150, 156, 165 ; XVIII. 29, 30, 86; XX. 38; App. 14. See ‘Laich hous.’

Parliament Square, II. 205, 207, 218, 225, 227, 231 ; remains of fireplaces in vaulted chambers in, 228; history of; site of St. Giles' churchyard, III. 207, 212; Sark Wall, 210, 211; John Knox, 213-14; tumult of St. Giles', 214-15; banqueting hall at back of St. Giles', 216-17; shops in, 224; union with England opposed, and end of Scots Parliament, 224-6; Parliament Close, 228-36 ; extension of law courts and criticism of architect of, 236-42 ; change of ‘Close’ to ‘Square,’ 237, 240, 241 ; XIV. 20, 150, 151, 154; proposed enlargement of, XVIII. 86 ; XX. App. 14. See also Parliament Close.

Parliament Stairs, III. 211, 221; XI. 12; XII. 66, 130; XIV. 81.

Parliament Yaird, XII. 66.

Parson's Green, XVIII. 204 ; mansion at, XIV. 53; XV. 66.

Parsons Knowes, XV. 171.

Partridge Bank, XIX. 143.

Pasquali, Nicolo, XIX. 197, 205 ; musical publications, 197 n. ; engaged by Musical Society, 207 ; his Stabat Mater, 215.

Passer, Cristane, XV. 22.

Passer, John (1556), XV. 22.

Passerini. Giuseppe, employed by Musical Society, XIX. 206-7, 208.

Passerini. Madam, XIX. 206.

Passie's Close, XII. 95.

Patarini of Italy, III. 16, 21.

Pater, Alexander (1753), IV. 46.

Paterson, Alexander (1684), XVI. 134, 161. See Patersone.

Paterson, Andrew, of Inch (or Kirkton), XII. 16.

Paterson, Andrew, wright, associated with Mylne in building of Mylne Square, XIV. 47.

Paterson, David, banished, XII. 187.

Paterson, George, architect, XII. 116 ; XIX. 58 ; superintends erection of St. Cecilia's Hall, 227.

Paterson, James, conventicler, VI. 114.

Paterson, James, in Sheills, VIII. 155.

Paterson, James, servitor, XVIII. 46.

Paterson, James, cordiner, XVIII. 123, 124.

Paterson, Janet, warded, XI. 29.

Paterson, John, of Kirkton, XII. 16.

Paterson, John, bishop of Edinburgh, XVI. 110, 118, 127, 132, 145, 148, 165; censors gazettes and news letters, 104; pensioned, 105 ; offers test to ministers, 111 ; lodging and chapel, 144.

Paterson, John, architect, XII. 116.

Paterson, John, wright in Burghmuirhead, X. 247, 249.

Paterson, John, writer, XIII. 122, 123.

Paterson, John, golfer, his house in Canongate, XII. 103; XIV. 37, 43; XVIII. 9-10, 114.

Paterson, John, cramer, VI. 75.

Paterson, John, minister, VIII. 122; XVI. 65.

Paterson, John, son of bishop, VIII. 83.

Paterson, Joneta, wife of Sir Alexander Lauder of Blyth, X. 21-2.

Paterson, J. Wilson, lectures on ‘Romance of Ancient Monuments,’ XVII. App. 11.

Paterson, Ninian, minister of Liberton, XVI. 114, 118.

Paterson, Patrick, warded, VI. 146.

Paterson, Peter, chamberlain to Lord Balmerino, XVI. 151.

Paterson, Robert, keeper of correction house, XVII. 70, 74.

Paterson, Rod., warded, XII. 201.

Paterson, Thomas, Restalrig, IV. 163.

Paterson, Thomas, merchant, X. 192, 195 n., 198.

Paterson, Thomas, mason, XIII. 25, 50, 126.

Paterson, Thomas, collector (1588), XV. 52.

Paterson, Thomas, ‘a little boy,’ VIII. 151.

Paterson, William, of Darien fame, XX. App. 20.

Paterson, William, in Brunstane, IX. 142.

Paterson, William, ‘tailyour,’ I. 39.

Paterson, William, baxter, XIII. 111.

Paterson, William, innkeeper, XIV. 138.

Patersone, George, engraver, IX. 81. See Paterson.

Patersone, James, kirk treasurer, I. 43.

Patersone, John (1670), V. 153.

Patersone, Sir William, VIII. 106-8, 110, 112, 113, 116, 118, 119, 121, 134-7, 140, 141, 147- 150, 153, 158 ; formerly a regent in College, 94.

Paterson's Close, XII. 102, 103, 116; XIV. 75.

Paterson's Court, XII. 16.

Paterson's land, III. 80; XII. 102, 103.

Paton, Adam, clerk, sasine office, XIV. 151-2, 161, 178. See Patten, Patton.

Paton, Alexander, ‘sledman,’ XIII. 25.

Paton, Archibald, merchant, XII. 23.

Paton, Daniel, constable in Calton, XIX. 116-17.

Paton, George, of the Customs, XII. 223.

Paton, Henry, Letters from John Bonar to William Creech Concerning the Formation of the Speculative Society, V. 163-90.

Paton, Henry M., The General Register House, XVII. 147-175; The Barony of Calton : Part I ., XVIII. 33-78 ; The Barony of Calton : Part II ., XIX. 92-141.

Paton, Hugh, printseller, IX. 91 ; his Plan of Edinburgh, XII. 233 ; XVII. 8, App. 31.

Paton, James, in Inverkeithing, II. 98, 100.

Paton, John, builder, feus part of Dean, I. 126.

Paton, Captain John, of Fenwick, IX. 132.

Paton, John, XII. 23.

Paton, Sir Noël, IX. 113.

Paton, Robert, city chamberlain, X. 261.

Patrick Edgar's Close, XII. 155.

Patrick James, banished, XII. 187.

Patrick Steil's Close, XII. 155.

Patten, Thomas, W.S., Oyster Club, III. 173. See Paton.

Patton, Margaret, VIII. 130. See Paton.

Patton, Robert, warded, V. 146.

Pattonne, Bessy, IV. 128.

Paul, Sir James Balfour, The Armorial Bearings of the City of Edinburgh, III. 1-12 ; his Ordinary of Scottish Arms, IV. 67 ; conducts members of Club over Register House, XI. App. 4 ; on historical and literary associations of Pilrig House, 19-21 ; XII. App. 20; lectures on ‘Victorian Edinburgh,’ XIV. App. 9-14.

Paul, John, minister of St. Cuthbert's, XI. App. 17.

Paul's Work, IV. 86; XI. 12; XII. 15; XV. 133 ; a military hospital, 137 ; XIX. 93, 94, 109, 168. See also St. Paul's Work.

Pavements, X. 70.

Pavilion house, Calton, XIX. 112.

Paxton, Rev. George, V. 88, 89.

Paxton's Royal Exchange Coffee-house, XVII. 130 n.

Payne, John, engraver, IX. 79.

Peacock, Thomas Love, with Shelley in Edinburgh, XI. 83. See Pacok, Pakcok.

Pearson, Alexander, XII. 29.

Pearson, David, writer, XII. 29.

Pearson, James, XII. 29.

Pearson, Janet, XII. 29.

Pearson, John, XII. 29.

Pearson, (Peirsoun), John, skinner, VI. 66, 93.

Pearsone, Alexander, of Balmadies, I. 106. See Pearson.

Pearsone, John, warded, XI. 61.

Pearson's Close, XII. 29.

Peat, Catherine, VIII. 121, 124.

Peat, Robert, in Gourlaw, VIII. 124.

Peck, Walter E., Shelley in Edinburgh, XI. 75-85.

Peddie, James, merchant, XI. 26.

Peddie, J. M. Dick, XIV. 73, 96.

Peden, Alexander, VI. 119, 120.

Peebles, Alexander, advocate, XIV. 140.

Peebles, Francis, XII. 76.

Peebles, Hugh, VI. 131.

Peebles, John de, XII. 76.

Peebles, burgh seal of, III. 5.

Peebles, Wynd, XII, 75-7, 155 ; XIII. 94, 120, 125; XIV. 83; XV. 12; XVI. 6; XIX. 57.

Peffermill, I. 78 ; IX. 225 ; X. 5, 55, 153, 215, 216; App. 4.

Pegge, Samuel, his Curialia Miscellanea, IX. 180.

Peirie, Thomas, warded, XII. 196. See Perie, Pery, Pirrie.

Peirie, Walter, doomster, IV. 106.

Peiris, George, tenant of Cordiners, XVIII. 123.

Peirrie, John, VI. 120. See Perie, Pery, Pirrie.

Pelican of Leith, XV. 19.

Penalties, for crime before imprisonment, customary, IV. 79 ; for walking on street after ten at night, 81; for regrating, breaking plague bye-laws and begging, 82 ; for theft and murder, 84, 129 ; for papism, fornication and adultery, 88-90 ; for witchcraft, 90, 91 ; to be passed on beggars, fools and bards, 98; for high treason, 106; for debt, 106-7; for murder, V. 100, 110, 134; for theft, 107, 124; for child murder, 107, 112 ; for treason, 107, 108; for adultery and murder, 126-7. See Executions and Punishments.

Penicuik (Pennycuke), Alexander, of that Ilk, XX. 6. See Pennecuik, Pennycuik.

Penicuik (Pennecuke), Sir John, X. 57.

Penicuik John, son of above, X. 57. See also Pennicuik.

Penicuik lairds of, X. 80, 207.

Penicuiks of that Ilk, III. 188 ; X. 57-8.

Penman, Bailie (1664), V. 113; XVII. 83.

Penman, Gideon, prebendary of Whitehouse, X. 47-8.

Penman's Close, XII. 123.

Pennecuik, Dr. Alexander, III. 189 ; XIV. App. 20, 21, 23, 24. See Penicuik, Pennycuik.

Pennecuik's Historical Account of the Blue Blanket, VIII. 3, 4.

Penney, John, treasurer of Pantheon, I. 60, 68, 75 ; his statement in regard to that society, 55-75. See Penny, Peny.

Penney, Scott Moncrieff, his paper on historical and literary associations of Newhall (Habbie's How), XIV. App. 19-24.

Pennicuik, Alexander, owner of Newhall, XIV. App. 20.

Penny, Stephen, acquires four acres of lands of Dalry; admitted burgess and guild brother, XX. 50. See Penney, Peny.

Penny, Weddings, XVI. 73, 162.

Penny, Well, Grange Loan, III. 206 n. ; earliest mention of, X. 9 n., 160; at Bonnington, XV. 171 ; XIX. 143, 187.

Pennycuik, Alexander, skinner, VI. 64, 71. See Penicuik, Pennecuik.

Penston, Christian, XII. 20.

Penston, John, merchant, XII. 19, 20.

Penston's Close, XII. 19, 20, 41.

Pentland, Robert (1682), VIII. 123, 124.

Pentland, Rising, V. 139 ; VI. 134; VIII. 125.

Peny, Jean, V. 108.

Perceval, Spencer, XX. 152, 153.

Perie, John, in Newk, VIII. 155. See Peirie, Pery, Pirrie.

Perplex'd Polander, XI. 167.

Perrie's Close, XII. 112.

Perth, Duke of, II. 6, 14, 30; VIII. 89; XVI. 171.

Perth, Earl of, XVI. 127.

Pery, Janet, wife of Thomas Alisone, slater, III. 78a, 100. See Peirie, Peirrie, Perrie, Pirrie.

Pestilence. See Plague.

Peter, Alexander, wright, XII. 74, 143, 144. See Petter.

Peter's Close, XII. 74, 143.

Petersfield, John, goldsmith, XIX. 19.

Petgormo, Lord. See Scott, Thomas

Petition, to execute sentence of death, IV. 113; to delay execution, 115, 117, 121, 127; for relief from prison, 116, 119, 124, 131, 138; petition granted, 138; to secure person in prison, V. 99, 137-8, 145-6; for relief from prison, 101, 108, 111, 112 ; to be liberated for day time, 119.

Petrie, Alexander (1668), V. 141.

Petrie, James, student, VIII. 93.

Petrie, Patrick, schoolmaster, IV. 159, 160, 161, 166-8, 172; XV. 181, 200.

Petrie, Patrick, Provost of Aberdeen, VI. 128.

Petrie, Patrick, engraver, III. 231.

Pett Street's Close, XII. 155.

Petter, William, warded, IX. 172. See Peter.

Pettie, John, R.A., IX. 107.

Pettigrew (Petticrew), Thomas, XI. 61, 65.

Pew, John, maltman, XV. 173, 186, 187, 196, 200.

Pewterers, VIII. 48, 61 ; Canongate, XIX. 23, 27 ; adulterate metal ; efforts to stop practice, 28.

Philip II., of Spain, V. 60.

Philip, John, of Philipstoun, VIII. 142. See Philp.

Philip, Robert, maltman, XX. 63.

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

Philosophical Society, II. 10.

Philp, Adam, warded, VIII. 111. See Philip.

Philp, James, of Almrieclow, IX. 115.

Philp, John, covenanter, VIII. 157.

Philpe, Thomas, smith, in Falkirk, VI. 127.

Phin, Robert, deacon, II. 158.

Phinn, J. engraver, IX. 86; XII. 219.

Physic Gardens at Holyrood, XI. 12 ; XV. 66; at North Loch, II. 10; XI. 12; XV. 146; XVI. 157 ; at Tweeddale Court, XI. 12; XII. 136. See Botanic Gardens, Medicine Gardens.

Physicians, College of, II. 9 ; IV. 15 ; founding of Infirmary, V. 79 ; sick poor, XV. 139-42; 152, 153, 158; XVI. 113; oppose erection of theatre, 127; quack doctor, 167; XIX. 165.

Physicians' Garden, XV. 146.

Physicians' Hall, II. 9; XI. 12; XV. 146.

Picardy village, XV. 183; XVIII. App. 18.

Picat, William, covenanter, II. 95.

Picken, Ebenezer, poet, I. 53, 54.

Pickenella (or Petrenella), XII. 62.

Pickman, Captain, XVI. 9, 14.

Pier, East, Leith, extension scheme, XX. 70, 71.

Piershill, IV. 164; XX. 148.

Piggot, Gilbert, XI. 25 ; XII. 201.

Pillans, Prof. James, III. 115, 121 ; XI. App. 18; XVIII. 165.

Pilmour, James, writer, Dundee, VI. 142.

Pilrig, II. 3 ; historical and literary associations of, XI. App. 19-21; XX. App. 9, 20.

Pilrig, Well, XIX. 172.

Pilton, XIX. 143.

Piltoune, George, warded, IV. 127.

Pinkerton, Cuthbert, XIV. 37, 43; XVIII. 115.

Pinkerton, John III. 218; Vitae Sanctorum Scotiae, V. 8, 20 n.

Pinkerton, Matthew (1536), III. 97.

Pinto, Thomas, XIX. 221; engaged by Musical Society; troublesome habits, 218-19.

Pious Club, III. 178.

Piozzi's visit to city, XIV. 138 ; XV. App. 13.

Pipes' Close, XII. 8 ; XVII. 20.

Piple, John (1664), V. 121.

Piracy, IV. 84 and 12.; VI. 127; IX. 56; XV. 18; XVI. 92.

Pirates in Tolbooth, V. 117, 121.

Pirnie, William, bricklayer, XIX. 111, 112.

Pirniefield, XII. 120; XIV. 161.

Pirrie, Alexander, merchant, XII. 112, 113. See Peirrie, Perie, Pery.

Pirrie, David, XII. 112, 113.

Pirrie, James, staymaker, XII. 112.

Pirrie, Thomas, writer, XII. 112.

Pirrie, William, XII. 112.

Pirrie's Close, I. 16, 27 ; XII. 112 ; XIV. 150.

Pitcairlie's Close, XII. 156.

Pitcairn, Alexander, W.S., X. 212 n.

Pitcairn, Alexander (1671), bailie, VI. 108, 117.

Pitcairn, Archibald (1776), XIV. 143.

Pitcairn, Dr. Archibald, VIII. 84 ; XII. 103, App. 22; XVI. 141 ; XVII. 44 ; XVIII. 10; XIX. 192.

Pitcairn, Hary, of Larestone, VI. 125.

Pitcairn, Hary, of Pitlorne, VI. 125.

Pitcairn, John, covenanter, V. 114.

Pitcathlie, Archibald, cordiner, XIV. 44.

Pitiloch, Andrew, executed, VIII. 110.

Pitmilly, Lord (David Monypenny), his finding in case of H.M. Officers of State v. Lord Haddington, XVIII. 197-8.

Pitsligo, Lord, II. 54-5 ; his cavalry in Edinburgh, 40.

Pitt Club's proposal to erect monument to younger Pitt, XV. 212-13.

Pittcur, laird of, VI. 151, 152.

Placentia, nunnery of St. Mary of, II. 65, 78, 79.

Plague in Edinburgh, IV. 102; 110; IX, 13, 22, 23, 26-7, 28; X. 143, 147, 148, 150, 222, 231, 234, 247; frequency of visitations, 164, 167 ; magistrates and, 174; outbreak of(1585), 184, 190, 192; measures taken, 184-5; gibbet for disorderly victims, 185; beer brewed for convalescents, 186; fresh outbreak (1601), 189; visitation of 1645, 194-5; buildings for victims at South Loch, 253, 254; XI. 111 ; App. 20; XV. App. 25; XVI. 74; victims in Calton in 1645, XVIII, 47 ; effects of, in Canongate (1645), 129; XIX. 5, 15, 21, 26, 27; XX. 79.

Plainstone Close, I. 16; II. 119; XII. 1, 26, 27, 105, 113.

Plainstones (High St.), XII. 113.

Plantations, prisoners sent to the, VI. 136, 137, 144, 145; IX. 143.

Playbills, Old Edinburgh, XVIII. App. 12.

Playfair, Prof. John, III. 107, 110, 111, 113, 114, 116, 151; IX. 106; XII. App. 33.

Playfair, William, Marrow-Bone Club, III. 175; IV. 52.

Playfair, W. H., XX. 158.

Playhouse Close, 1. 16; XII. 115.

Playing-card manufactory at Canonmills, XVIII. App. 22-3.

Pleasance, I. 34; II. 1, 69, 71, 72, 78, 79, 186; origin of name, 65; III. 24, 25, 30, 66, 96, 100, 103; V. 67; X. 61, 80; XII. 88; lands of, XIII. 79; superiority acquired by Earl of Roxburgh, 80; conveyed to town council, 80 ; XIV. 122, 138; numerous inns in, 124; Mar's cannon in, XVI. 21 ; wapinschaw in, 75; XVIII, 102, 106, 122, 142; XIX. 10, 29, 115; XX. 24.

Pleasance, Port. See Cowgate Port.

Plenderleith, Rev. W., Wesley's letter to, VIII. 179.

Plewlands, I. 85; III. 197 ; Over, X. 224; Wester, 224; XVIII, 172.

Plumbers, XIX. 30.

Plummer, Andrew, of Sunderland Hall, III. 161 ; V. 178 and n., 187, 188.

Plummer, Andrew, physician, XV. 145.

Plummer, Nicholas (1435), XIV. 112.

Pocketsleeve (Polcatslieve), XIV. 104; XVIII. 39.

‘Pockmanty Preaching,’ XVIII. App. 12.

Poets, Edinburgh, and Regent Morton, XVI. 26.

Pogg, John, cordiner, XIII. 122. See Pollock.

Poker Club, account of, III. 145-51, 162; Militia Bill, 150-1; members of, 151-4.

Police in early times, IV. 83. See Watch.

‘Poll Election,’ IV. 42.

Pollen, John, warded, XII. 195.

Pollock, James, of Balgray, XII. 202. See Pook.

Pollock, James, writer, III. 246.

Pollock, John, warded, VI. 128 ; IX. 170 ; XII. 166.

Pollock, John, stabler, XII. 127.

Pollock, Robert, shoemaker, XI. 22, 23.

Pollock, William, gardener, XI. 41.

Pollock, William, warded, IX. 170.

Pollock, of Bagra, IX. 163.

Pollock's Close, XII. 127, 142.

Pollock's Inn, XII. 127.

Pollock's Plan of Edinburgh, XII. 243.

Polson, John, chairmaster, IX. 196.

Pont, Robert, minister of West Kirk, II. 129-31 ; XI. App. 17.

Pont, Timothy, II. 130; XII. 216.

Ponting, Mr., master of Canongate School, XX. 18.

Pook, John, skinner, VI. 64. See Pollock.

Poole, Matthew, his coffee-house in Princes Street, I. 143. See Poule.

‘Poor Folk's Purses,’ XIV. 78.

Poor relief, XV. 38 ; contributions by inhabitants, XVI. 46.

Popery, XVI. 149, 150, 155, 160, 172. See Papists.

Porteous, Christian, VIII. 135, 136.

Porteous, Christopher (1685), XI. 57.

Porteous, George, Marchmont herald, XVIII. 25.

Porteous, George, painter, XX. App. 14.

Porteous, John, captain of town guard, IV. 22, 23, 24. 27, 29; riots, 22-5 ; original subscriber to Infirmary, XV. 145 ; XVIII. 182. See Porteous Mob.

Porteous, Stephen, Warded, IX. 154, 159.

Porteous, Thomas, of Glenkirk, XX. 6.

Porteous, William, warded, VIII. 123 ; XVI. 125.

Porteous Mob, XIV. 22 ; XVII. 6, 112, 120; XIX. 47 n. See Porteous, John.

Porteous MS., II. 140.

Porter or Charles, Mary, XVII. 135.

Porter Nicoll, III. 80.

Porterfield, Alexander, of Fulwood, IX. 166; XI. 49, 54; XII. 200.

Porterfield, Catherine, wife of Sir William Lockhart of Carstairs, XX. 54, 55.

Porterfield, Dame, XIII. 106, 109.

Porterfield, James, schoolmaster, XVIII. App. 12, 13.

Porterfield, John, of Douchill, VIII. 154; XII. 164.

Porterfield, Katherine, wife of Alexander Nisbet (who excambed Dean for Craigentinny), I. 107.

Porterfield, Walter, of Comiston, I. 107.

Porterfield, Walter, surgeon, X. 219 n., 220.

Porterfield, Walter (1690), VIII. 80.

Porters, Society of, IX. 213, 214, 224.

Portobello, II. 190; buses to, XIV. App. 10.

Portsburgh, II. 2, 123 ; Wester, 123, 125 ; Incorporated Trades of, 124; Tailors of Easter, 125; inscribed stones in, 122-5; meeting house in, XI. 11, 13; Wester, XIV. 109, 140; XV. 171 ; XVI. 55, 158; XVIII. 83, 149, 155, 169, 172, 178; XIX. 115; XX. 45-8, 60, 74.

Post-office, Old, II. 13; III. 229; XII. 32; XIV. 97.

Pot House Close, XII. 136.

Pott, Anthony (1666), V. 130.

Potter, Agnes, XII. 178 ; keeper of Charity Workhouse, Leith Wynd, XVII. 74.

Potter, Jane Caroline, X. 51.

Potter's Close, XII. 54 n., 56.

Potterrow, II. 73, 88 ; village of, 70; VI. 25; X. 232, 239; XI. 6; XIV. 142; wapinschaw in, XVI. 75; XVIII. 134, 149, 151; XIX. 115.

Potterrow, Port, II. 1. 68, 70, 72, 73; II. 122; IV. 106; X. 230, 231; XI. 12; XIII. 120, 124, 133; XIV. 141, 143.

Poule, Robert (1664), V. 121. See Poole.

Poultry Market, XI. 11, 12; XII. 68.

Powburn, X. 5, 55, 61, 74, 75, 77, 153, 162, 176, 180, 185, 191, 212, 215, 217, 218, 263 ; first proprietors of, 219-20 ; XII. 219.

Powder, purchases of, by the Skinners, VI. 85, 86, 88, 90, 91, 93, 98-100.

Powderhall, XV. 171 ; XIX. 171, 177, 225 n.; gunpowder factory at, 172; XX. App. 21.

Power (or Poor), Laurence, XII. 142.

Power's Close, XII. 84, 85, 141, 142.

Powis, Lady, XVI. 166.

Powley, Robert, watchmaker, XII. 95. See Purrie.

Powley, (Powrie) Thomas, physician, XII. 95.

Powrie's Close, XII. 85, 142.

Praetorium (or Tolbooth), Leith, XV. 173.

Preaching Friars' Vennel, XII. 81.

Prentice, John, warded, VI. 128.

Prepositus. See Provostship.

‘Presbyterian Inquisition,’ VIII. 79.

Presbyterians, Jacobite army mostly, II. 35, 36.

Presbytery of Edinburgh, XV. 152.

President of Club entertained, XVI. App. 28-9.

President's Stairs, III. 235, 236 ; XII. 66, 131.

Preston, David, of Craigmillar, X. 55, 216. See Prestoun.

Preston, General, II. 17 and n., 48, 118.

Preston, Helenor, of Craigmillar, III. 183.

Preston, Henry (1492), XVIII. 152.

Preston, James, bailie, IX. 19, 41 n., 45.

Preston, James, skinner, VI. 83.

Preston, James, XX. App. 13.

Preston, Sir John, of Airdrie, X. 156.

Preston, Sir John, of Penicuik, X. 156.

Preston, Sir John, jun., of Penicuik, X. 57.

Preston, Sir John, of Valleyfield, XIII. 132.

Preston, John, Lord Fentonbarns, I. 95; XV. 105.

Preston, John, XII. 29.

Preston, John (1492), XVIII. 152.

Preston, John (1572), XVI. 5 ; XVII. 52, 54.

Preston, Mary, wife of Robert Bruce of Binning, XIV. 94.

Preston, Sir Michael, XIII. 112.

Preston, Sir Robert, VI. 123.

Preston, Sir Simon, his town house, XI. 12; XIV. 83, 94, 95; XV. 51 ; connection with Trinity College Hospital, 132, App. 11 ; XVIII. App. 25.

Preston, Simon, XII. 19.

Preston, Thomas, tailor, XII. 29.

Preston, William, XII. 29.

Prestonfield, Prince Charles at, II. 25, 58 ; IV. 13 ; X. App. 4; XIII. App. 13 ; XX. 112, 115. See also Priestfield.

Prestonfield, Gushet, X. 215, 217.

Prestongrange, Lord. See Grant, William

Prestongrange, Lady, XIII. 115.

Prestonpans, medical men on battlefield of, II. 26.

Preston's Close, XII. 29.

Prestoun, John, III. 82. See Preston.

Prestoun, Robert (1669), V. 150.

Priestfield, X. 10, 13 and n., 55, 155, 156, 215 ; XV. 65, App. 17 ; mansion burnt, XVI. 106. See also Prestonfield.

Primrose, Sir Archibald, of Carrington, III. 244 n., 247, 249; IV. 139, 141 ; X. 46, 48; XVI. 57, 73; career, 57 n.

Primrose, David (1635), XIII. 107.

Primrose, Eleanor, wife of first Viscount, XII. 14.

Primrose, Gilbert, ‘chirurgeane,’ III. 188; XII. 32.

Primrose, Hugh, Viscount (d. 1741), X. 46-7.

Primrose, James, first Viscount, III. 244 n., 249 ; X. 46; XII. 14.

Primrose, James, clerk, XIII. 116, 131.

Primrose, Janet, XII. 32.

Primrose, Sir William, of Bambougle, III. 244 n.

Primrose, Sir William, of Carrington, X. 46.

Primrose, Sir William, of Elphinston, VIII. 124, 126.

Prince, Sir Magnus, provost, II. 113 ; VI. 139; lessee of buildings and lands of Society of Brewers, X. 238, 239 ; XII. 139 n. ; XVI. 129; dean of guild, 145, 152 ; complaint against, 151 ; nominated by the King, 162 ; action against mob, 172 ; instructed to pay £40 Scots for ‘calsey’ stones, XVIII. 188.

Princes Street, amenity of, I. 137 ; exemption of first feuars in, from rates, 138, 139 ; early feuars and buildings at east end of, 138-45; dispute as to feuing on south side, 146, 147; compromise eifected, 148-9; power to feu on south side, west of Hanover Street, 148; originally called ‘South Street,’ 146; III. 110, 111, 129, 159, 207, 231; dispute as to building on south side, XII. 211 ; XIII. 91 ; completed, XIV. 156; App. 10; XVIII. 93.

Princes Street Gardens, XVIII. 85; prohibition of buildings in, 91, 96.

Pringle, Alexander, of Whytbank, Holyrood Ordinale in library of, VII. xv. See Hoppringill.

Pringle, Andrew, of Clifton, XII. 184.

Pringle, (Pringill) David, deacon of chirurgeons, I. 42; XIII. 40, 41 ; XVI. 140.

Pringle, George, escaped prisoner, IV. 96.

Pringle, Hugh, farmer, Woolmet, original member of Wagering Club, II. 152, 158.

Pringle, James, of Lees, XII. 163.

Pringle, James, of Torwoodlee, IX. 155, 163.

Pringle, James, schoolmaster, VIII. 108.

Pringle, John (1690), VIII. 93.

Pringle, Margaret, warded, VIII. 135, 136.

Pringle, Mark, Poker Club, III. 154.

Pringle, Robert, of Dewar, expelled from sanctuary, XV. 84.

Pringle, Robert, of Edgehill, a director of dancing Assembly, XIX. 88; and Musical Society, 195.

Pringle, Robert, coalman, VI. 155, 157.

Pringle, Thomas, covenanter, II, 97 ; VI. 136.

Pringle, Thomas, governor of Musical Society, XIX. 197; XX. 118.

Pringle, Sir Walter, of Newhall, IX. 82; XVII; 139.

Pringle, Walter (1690), VIII. 93.

Pringles of Yair, XV. 122.

Printers, imprisoned and fined, XVI. 160.

Printing-offices in old Edinburgh, II. 13-14.

Printing rights infringed, VI. 150-1, 156.

Priory Croft (Black Friars), III. 61, 66.

Prison. See Release and Relief from Irons.

Prison, Abbey, XV. 79-80.

Prisoners, custody of, before 1657, IV. 76, 77; methods of correction before imprisonment was in vogue, 79; called ‘wardouris,’ 80 ; magistrates and jailor responsible for, 96; in debt to jailor, 97; upkeep of, 98-9; confinement of, 104 ; allowed to attend to own affairs, 109 ; transported to Barbadoes, 111; caution for, 134; death of, 134, 138; waiting trial, 138; sent to England, 140; V. 112, 113, 124, 127, 136 ; sent to Stirling, 123 ; removed to Castle, 125; sent to Zetland, 127; to Barbadoes, 128-30; detained, 129; secured until transportation, 130; transported to Virginia, 131; caution for, 132; removed to Dunfermline, 133; sent to correction house, 137 ; allowed to attend to family affairs, 138 ; access to, when under sentence of banishment, l41; arrested for soothsaying, 143 ; to answer to Greyfriars kirk session, 145; to be alimented, 150, 151; arrested by caption, 154, 155; kept in irons, XI. 23, 55; banished, XII. 187, 188; Dutch, 208; transported by consent, 188. See also Orders, Prisons, Punishments, Relief, Statutes, Tolbooth.

Prisons, earliest authentic notice of, IV. 76; places of detention, 79; called ‘tolbooth,’ 88 ; scarcity of accommodation, 93; abuses, 97; prison dietary, 97, 99; obligation of burghs to provide, 104. See also Orders, Prisoners, Relief, Tolbooth.

Privy Council, II. 89-92, 94-8, 102 ; usurpation by, of the authority of Parliament, 82 and n. ; and imprisoned Covenanters, 93 ; extracts from register of, anent Covenanting prisoners, 103-14; and pre-Reformation clergy, III. 69 ; meets in Old Tolbooth, IV. 78 ; its rise and development, XI. 95, 117; XIII. 14, 15, 19, 21, 23, 26, 29, 30, 38, 43, 44, 51, 56, 57; want of accommodation for, 2; instructs magistrates to support introduction of Service Book, 51, 55; XX. 1, 12, 13, 28, 93, 94; complaints by Canongate School to, 6; Sir A. Brand obtains monopoly from, 30-1.

Profit, Alexander, IX. 213.

Property owners in Edinburgh in 1635, XIII. 93-145.

Protestancy to be Embraced, XVI. 153.

Protocol Books, reference to Black Friars' ground in, V. 69; and to High School in, 70.

Prouille, house for women at, III. 17; sanctioned by Pope, 18, 21.

Provan, James, in Inchbellie, V. 124.

Provand, James, doctor of Canongate School, XX. 11.

Provand, John (1579), XV. 28.

Provincial Chapter of Black Friars meets in Edinburgh priory, III. 32.

Provincial Councils and Synods, Black Friars, III. 29, 63-4.

Provost Marschal, XVI. 35, 42.

Provost Stewart's Close, XII. 24.

Provost's Close, IV. 36 ; XII. 36.

Provost's Lodging (College), XI. 7.

Provosts of Edinburgh, Famous, lecture by W. Forbes Gray, XV. App. 9-11.

Provostship, history of office, XV. App. 9; quaint usages connected with, 10; action against Sir A. Ramsay, XVI. 80-8 ; no holder to continue above two years, 88; King commands election of Bailie Drummond, 120; Sir Thomas Kennedy, 152; Sir Magnus Prince, 162.

Pryson, Friar James, III. 37.

Pudding Market, XIII. 126.

Puddocky. See Paddock-hall.

Pulteney, Sir William, of Westerhall. See Johnston.

Punishments - drowning, IV. 82; ducking, 90 ; to give coal to hospital, 101-2 ; escheat, 102; broken on wheel, 105; inflicted on dead body, 106 ; strangling and burning, 114, 121, 128, 133, 142; whipping, 116, 118, 131, 143; pillory, 106, 127; V. 104; put in irons, VI. 109; scourged, 109; tongue bored, 110; hanged, 116, 137, 156; beheaded, 120; banished, 134, 140, 152; mutilated, 135; VIII. executions, 102, 104, 110, 111, 125, 132, 152, 153; banished, 104, 109, 125, 132, 150; hanged, 117, 125, 132, 138, 140, 142; beheaded, 134; whipped, 136; transported, 137, 157; kept in irons, 152, 158; transported, IX. 123, 124, 131, 139, 143, 158, 168; executed, 127, 129, 132, 137, 141, 164-5; banished, 130, 147, 149, 155; kept in irons, 133, 135, 145, 176. See Executions and Penalties.

Punton, Archibald, baker, XVII. 71.

Puppo, Giuseppe, leader of orchestra at St. Cecilia's Hall, XIX. 221-2, 240.

Purcell, Henry, musician, XI. 166 and n. ; XX. 37.

Purdie, Andrew, merchant, XII. 23.

Purdie, Andrew (1685), warded, XI. 28, 32.

Purdie, James (1685), XI. 28, 32.

Purdie, Marion, imprisoned as witch, XVI. 132.

Purdie, Walter, customer at West Port, VIII. 110.

Purdie, William, causey layer, XIX. 107.

Purrie, Gilbert, XII. 142.

‘Purses,’ XIV. 78.

Purves, Adam, carpenter, III. 78a, 81. See Purvis.

Purves, Allan, deacon of the Skinners, VI. 59, 68, 81-6, 88, 92, 105.

Purves, Andrew, deacon of Canongate cordiners, XVIII. 102.

Purves, Andrew, XII. 85.

Purves, Archibald, flesher, VI. 129.

Purves, Helen, XIV. 142 n.

Purves, Isabel, III. 78a.

Purves, James, W.S., dweller in sanctuary, XV. 90.

Purves, John, XII. 85.

Purves, Margaret, VI. 100, 104.

Purves, Thomas, New Assembly Close, XIX. 76.

Purves, William, of Abbeyhill, IV. 156 n.

Purves, William, apothecary, XV. 24.

Purves, William (1656), XVI. 46.

Purves' Close, XII. 84, 85.

Purves' Land, III. 82.

Purves' Tavern, Parliament Close, III. 142, 144.

Purvis' (Adam) Acres, X. 184, 185. See Purves.

Purvis, John, XII. 47.

Purvis, Close, XII. 47 .

‘Putrie’ or poultry lands of Dean, I. 97, 98.

Pye baxters, II. 198.

Pyncartonis alias Noryis land, III. 80.

Pyott's land, III. 80.

Pytt, Robert, III. 78a.