Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Volumen 37

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Página 237 - With 131 Engravings on wood, and 11 other Illustrations. Crown 4to. £2, 2s. net. BUTE, STEVENSON, AND LONSDALE. The Arms of the Baronial and Police Burghs of Scotland.
Página 158 - A rich design. Within a Gothic niche, a figure of the Virgin sitting, holding in her right hand a branch of lilies, and her left supporting the infant Jesus standing on the seat beside her ; in the lower part of the seal, within an arched niche, an Abbot in front, with a crozier, kneeling at prayer ; at the sides of the niche are two shields, the dexter one bearing the arms of Scotland, the sinister three escutcheons, being the bearing of Hay.
Página 153 - Now this, he continues, is certainly true. But though our forefathers doubtlessly erred in making these practices an offence, they did not compel sales, and I find that producers were very acute during the Middle Ages, and for the matter of that, buyers, too, in doling out their supplies to the market, or in making purchases, according to their interpretation of the amount in hand or available for sale. The most critical sales of the year are those effected in early summer, when the amount of the...
Página xlix - President of the Society of Antiquaries in the Chair.* The Congress was attended by Delegates from the Society of Antiquaries of London, the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, the...
Página xxiv - The Ordinary Meetings of the Society shall be held on the second Monday of each month, from December to May inclusive.
Página 248 - Fyfth, and ye balsam stagnating in sum quantity at ye foote of ye coffin ; there appeared no inscription upon ye coffin. " And at ye east syde of the vaults which was at ye feet of ye other coffins, lay a coffin with the skull sawen in two, and ane inscription in small letters, gilded upon a square of ye lead coffin, making it to be ye bodye of Dame Jane Stewart, Countesse of Argyle, MDLXXXV, or thereby, for I do not well remember ye yeare.
Página xxiii - Vice-Presidents fdr a period of three years. One of the Vice-Presidents shall retire annually by rotation and shall not again be eligible for the same office until after the lapse of one year. All the other office-bearers shall be elected for one year and shall be eligible for re-election. 14. In accordance with the...
Página 152 - The great change which has taken place in the condition of the American continent, has, at length, brought the commercial systems of the two countries into direct and hostile opposition.
Página xlix - The Cambrian Archaeological Association. The Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. The British Archaeological Association. The Society of Architects, London. The Architectural, Archaeological, and Historic Society of Chester.
Página 140 - ... the dearth of the seasons, for the assize of bread and ale contemplated the extremes of either cheapness or dearness. But they strove to prevent the artificial enhancement of price. Hence the offences of forestalling, that is, the purchase of corn on the...

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