Ancient Scottish Legal Terms Skene, John [1543?-1617]. De Verborum Significatione: The Exposition of the Termes and Difficill Wordes, Conteined in the Foure Buikes of Regiam Majestatem, and Uthers, In the Acts of Parliament, Infestments; And Used in Practique of this Realme; With Divers Rules, and Common Places, Or Principalles of the Lawes. 1681. Originally published: [Edinburgh: Alexander Smellie, Printer, 1815]. [iii], 4-146 pp. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584778134; ISBN-10: 158477813X. Hardcover. New. $34.95 * Reprint of the 1815 edition. With side-notes. Also published as an appendix to Bell's Dictionary of the Law of Scotland, this edition of Skene's dictionary reprints the text of the 1681 edition issued in Edinburgh by David Lindsay. Originally printed as an appendix to Skene's great Lawes and Actes of Parliament Maid be King James the First and His Successors, Kings of Scotland (1597), it is a valuable dictionary of ancient Scottish legal terms. Skene was an important Scottish jurist and legal historian.
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