Scottish Legal History Group Conference 2017

The 37th Annual Conference and AGM of the Scottish Legal History Group will be held in the Reading Room of the Advocates Libr ary, Parliament House, Edinburgh on Saturday, 7 October 2017.

All welcome.

All those wishing to attend are requested to send this downloadable form together with the Conference fee of £10.00 (£5.00 for students) to the Secretary, Dr Adelyn Wilson, University of Aberdeen School of Law, Taylor Building, Aberdeen, AB24 3UB.


10.30  Coffee

11.00  First Session

Dr Iain MacInnes (University of the Highlands and Islands)
‘“A somewhat too cruel vengeance was taken for the blood of the slain”: Royal punishment of rebels, traitors and political enemies in medieval Scotland, c.1100-c.1250’

Dr Alice Taylor (King’s College London)
The earliest manuscripts of Regiam Majestatem: another reconsideration

12.30  Sherry. Break for Lunch.

2.15  Second Session

Annual General Meeting ... to be followed at 2.30 approximately by:

Dr Julian Goodare (University of Edinburgh)
Charles I’s revocation reassessed

3.30  Third Session

Rebecca Mason (University of Glasgow)
The law’s formulation of paraphernalia in early-modern Scotland

Dr Philip Loft (University of Cambridge)
Scottish burghs and litigation in the House of Lords, 1707-1800

5.00  Close