Abbreviations used in the database

The Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, T. Thomson and C. Innes eds (12 vols, Edinburgh, 1814-75).
The British Library, London.
Calendar of the State Papers relating to Scotland and Mary Queen of Scots, 1547-1603, J. Bain and others eds (13 vols, Edinburgh, 1898-1969).
Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae medii aevi ad annum 1638, D. E. R. Watt and A. L. Murray eds (Edinburgh, 2003).
E. B. Fryde and others eds, Handbook of British Chronology, third edition (Cambridge, 2003).
Historical Manuscripts Commission.
D. E. R. Watt and N. F. Shead eds, The Heads of Religious Houses in Scotland from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Centuries (Edinburgh, 2001).
The National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh (now known as the National Records of Scotland).
The National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.
National Register of Archives (Scotland).
Public Record Office (National Archives), London.
The Register of the Great Seal of Scotland (Registrum Magni Sigilli Regum Scotorum), J. M. Thomson and others eds (Edinburgh, 1882-1914).
The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland, J. H. Burton and others eds (38 vols, Edinburgh, 1877-1970).
The Register of the Privy Seal of Scotland (Registrum Secreti Sigilli Regum Scotorum), M. Livingstone and others eds (8 vols, Edinburgh, 1908-82).
Walter Bower, Scotichronicon, D. E. R. Watt and others eds (9 vols, Aberdeen/Edinburgh, 1987–97).
The Scots Peerage, Sir James Balfour-Paul ed. (9 vols, Edinburgh, 1904-14).
The Scottish Historical Review.
Scottish History Society.
The Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland, T. Dickson and others eds (13 vols, Edinburgh,1877-197
The Parliaments of Scotland: Burgh and Shire Commissioners, M. D. Young ed. (2 vols, Edinburgh, 1992)