A Collection And Abridgment Of Celebrated Criminal Trials In Scotland From A.D. 1536 To 1784 by Hugo Arnot

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A collection and abridgement of celebrated criminal trials in Scotland, from A. to With historical and critical remarks by Arnot, Hugo, Title: Collection and abridgement of celebrated criminal trials in Scotland, from A.D.to Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Original data: Hugo Arnot, Esq.

Celebrated Criminal Trials in Scotland to Edinburgh, Scotland: William Smellie. Browse this collection. Browse Individual Records in this Title. This collection is a manual to the titled and untitled aristocratic families of the United Kingdom.

For each individual listed in this work a brief notice. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.5/5(1).

Celebrated Criminal Trials in Scotland to [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., Original data: Hugo Arnot. Ancient Criminal Trials in Scotland: Comp. from the Original Records and Mss., with Historical Illustrations, &c, Volume 1, Part 2.

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