1687 1st ed SCOTLAND Witch Trials Mackenzie Scotland English Parliament LAW

MACKENZIE, George

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‘Bloody’ George Mackenzie was a 17th-century Scottish lawyer who is remembered for his harsh treatment of Covenanters, witches, and criminals. As a member of the Scottish Parliament, Mackenzie published a collection of his own observations on the acts and laws established by numerous British royals including Queen Mary, Kings James I-VI, Charles I and Charles II.

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1687 1st ed SCOTLAND Witch Trials Mackenzie Scotland English Parliament LAW

 

‘Bloody’ George Mackenzie was a 17th-century Scottish lawyer who is remembered for his harsh treatment of Covenanters, witches, and criminals. As a member of the Scottish Parliament, Mackenzie published a collection of his own observations on the acts and laws established by numerous British royals including Queen Mary, Kings James I-VI, Charles I and Charles II.

 

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MACKENZIE, George

 

Observations on the acts of Parliament: made by King James the First, King James the Second, King James the Third, Queen Mary, King James the Sixth, King Charles the First, King Charles the Second: Wherein 1. It is observed, if they be in desuetude, abrogated, limited, or enlarged; 2. The decisions relating to these acts are mentioned; 3. Some new doubts not yet decided, are hinted at; 4. Parallel citations from the civil, canon feudal and municipal laws, and the laws of other nations are adduc’d, for clearing these statutes

 

Edinburgh: Printed by the heir of Andrew Anderson … and are to be sold by Thomas Brown, and other booksellers, 1687. First and only edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [10], 468, [4]
  • References: ESTC R 32044;
  • Provenance: Handwritten – John Taylor. Vigilantia et Labore.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~11.75in X 7.5in (29.5cm x 19cm)

 

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9929

Categories

Law & Government

European History

Authors

MACKENZIE, George

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete