While compiling the Articles relating to the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England there was an article detailing a Scottish Treaty of Union-themed shindig devised and held by George Outram at his Scott street, Glasgow, residence. But this brought him a wee spot of bother; “ ‘THE CASSIN O’ THE UNION.’ THURSDAY … Continue reading ‘Legal & Other Lyrics’ (1888)
St Cornelius, pope and martyr, 252. St Cyprian, archbishop of Carthage, martyr, 258. Saints Lucia and Germinianus, martyrs, about 303. St Euphemia, virgin and martyr, about 307. St Ninian or Ninyas, bishop and confessor, and apostle of the southern Picts, 432. Died. - Pope Martin I., 655; Pope Victor III., 1087; Charles V. the … Continue reading 16th of September
“THE APPELLATE JURISDICTION. SIR, - I request leave to state the grounds on which the Judicature Bill, now pending in the House of Lords, which proposes to extinguish the jurisdiction of that House in appeals, is objected to by those members of the profession with whom I agree. At the outset, I think I … Continue reading Articles 1875-1900
St Nicomedes, martyr, about 90. St Nicetas, martyr, 4th century. St John the Dwarf, anchoret of Scete. St Aper or Evre, bishop and confessor, 5th century. St Aicard or Achart, abbot and confessor, about 687. Born. - Jean Sylvain Bailly, distinguished astronomer, 1736, Paris; James Fenimore Cooper, American novelist, 1789, Burlington, New Jersey; John, … Continue reading 15th of September
For anyone interested in the Financial Cost of Scotland's treaty with England this is a MUST READ!
The Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 629. St Cormac, bishop of Cashel, 908. St Catherine of Genoa, widow, 1510. Born. - Henry Cornelius Agrippa, alchemist and author, 1486, Cologne; Alexander Baron von Humboldt, celebrated traveller and natural philosopher, 1769, Berlin. Died. - St Cyprian, archbishop of Carthage, Christian writer and martyr, 258, Carthage; St … Continue reading 14th of September – Rood Day
St Maurilius, bishop of Angers, confessor, 5th century. St Eulogius, confessor and patriarch of Alexandria, 608. St Amatus, abbot and confessor, about 627. Another St Amatus, bishop and confessor, about 690. Died. - Titus, Roman emperor, 81 A.D.; William Farel, coadjutor of Calvin, 1565, Neufchatel; Michael de Montaigne, celebrated essayist, 1592, Montaigne, near Bordeaux; … Continue reading 13th of September – Rood E’en