Scottish Legal History Group (Mackenzie Tercentenary)

Hector Macqueen*

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This is the couplet chanted by Edinburgh schoolboys at the monumental tomb in the city's Greyfriars Kirkyard of Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh (1636–1691), Lord Advocate 1677–1686 and 1688-1689and Dean of the Faculty of Advocates 1682–1690. On 13 October 1984 the Scottish Legal History Group commemorated the tercentenary of Mackenzie's Institutions of the Law of Scotland at its fourth annual conference and the following papers on his life, work and times were read.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)84-89
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Legal History
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1986


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