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The Law, the Advocates, and the Universities in Late Sixteenth-Century Scotland

John W Cairns

in Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

About seventy years ago, W. C. Dickinson drew attention to a document that, he argued, explained the failure of the project initiated on January 16, 1589 by the Lords of Council and Session to found ... More


Chairs of Interest to Lawyers

Roger L. Emerson

in Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment: Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625963
eISBN:
9780748653652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625963.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the lawyers' interest in the humanist's post which taught humanity or Latin. It observes that Scottish lawyers had long taken a special interest in the teaching of Latin ... More


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