L'histoire de la gverre d'Escosse : traitant comme le royaume fut assailly, & en grãd' partie occupé par les Anglois, & depuis rendu paisible à sa reyne, & reduit en son ancien estat & dignité. A monseigneur messire François de Montmorency, Cheualier de l'ordre, Capitaine de cinquante hommes d'armes, Gouuerneur de Paris, & de l'isle de France

Beaugué, Jean de, active 16th century
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Summary

  • "Much of the book concerns the activities of the French commander in Scotland, Andre de Montalamebert, and Beaugué describes the siege of Haddington, fighting at Ferniehirst Castle and the capture of James Wilford, and English officer, amongst many incidents... Although Beaugué focused on military matters, he visited a number of Scottish towns and other sites of which he prepared brief descriptions. These included St. Andrews, Perth, Aberdeen, Montrose, Dundee, Dunbar, the Bass Rock and its fortifications, the Isle of May and Inchkeith"--Antiquarian bookseller's description.

Notes

  • Signatures: a-p⁸.
  • Errors in foliation: leaf 21 mis-numbered 12, leaf 42 mis-numbered 36, leaf 44 mis-numbered 34, leaf 46 mis-numbered 38, leaf 48 mis-numbered 40.
  • Woodcut initials.
  • BM STC French, 1470-1600, p. 43
  • Brunet V, 716
  • Adams B413
  • USTC 303
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