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apology for Sir James Dalrymple of Stair ...

by Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland)

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Published in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby himself.
ContributionsDalrymple, James, Sir, of Stair.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23419205M

  James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount of Stair, a Scottish judge, died Nov. 29, , at age 76 (third image). Stair was one of the most distinguished jurists in Scotland, publishing the Institutions of the Law of Scotland () which is regarded as the foundation of modern Scots law. But Stair was also a natural philosopher of sorts, and in , while seeking political refuge in the Netherlands, he. John Dalrymple was born in , at Stair House near Kyle, Ayrshire, eldest son of James Dalrymple, Viscount Stair and Margaret Ross-Kennedy. His father James was a prominent lawyer and one of the few Scots involved in the Treaty of Breda who retained the favour of Charles II after the Restoration.. In January , John married Elizabeth Dundas (died 25 May ), daughter of Sir Monarch: Mary II & William II & III.

DALRYMPLE, JOHN, 3d earl of Stair. See STAIR. DALRYMPLE, SIR DAVID, LORD HAILES, an eminent lawyer, antiquary, and historian, the eldest son of Sir James Dalrymple, second baronet of Hailes, and brother of Alexander Dalrymple, the eminent hydrographer, a memoir of whom is subsequently given, was born at Edinburgh Octo He was.   Janet was the daughter of James Dalrymple, 1st Lord Stair, a whiggish lawyer and politician with an eye to securing the further rise of his ambitious family. His daughter, meanwhile, had her eye on the penniless Archibald, 3rd Lord Rutherford, a man of exactly opposite political opinions (being a firm Jacobite) and declining fortunes.

An informal three quarter length portrait of Sir James Dalrymple () in situ in the dining room at Newhailes shortly before James Norie the Elder painted the room in The sitter was Auditor of the Court of Exchequer in Scotland. Part of a grant for 4 portraits. Sir John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, lived from to 8 January A Scottish noble and politician, he played am important role in the acceptance by the Scots of William II and Mary II in place of James VII in He is primarily remembered, however, as the man behind the Glencoe Massacre. The wider picture in Scotland at the time is set out in our Historical Timeline.


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Stair, James Dalrymple, Viscount of, Apology for Sir James Dalrymple of Stair, president of the session. Edinburgh: J. Ballantyne, (OCoLC) Named Person: James Dalrymple Stair, Viscount of; James Dalrymple Stair, Viscount of: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Dalrymple Stair, Viscount of.

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Get this from a library. An apology for Sir James Dalrymple of Stair, president of the session. [James Dalrymple Stair, Viscount of]. Stair took the high road and in about April,he issued a long apology, which was published as An Apology for Sir James Dalrymple of Stair, President of the Session.

That same year, he was made Lord Stair. He died on Novem in Edinburgh, at the age of. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of James Dalrymple books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. An Apology for Sir James Dalrymple of Stair, President of the Session by James Dalrymple Viscount of Stair,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Sir James Dalrymple, 1st Baronet ( – May ) was a Scottish writer who served as the Principal Clerk of was the son of the jurist James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair (–). He is known as contributing to the debate over the Union between England and Scotland with his Collections Concerning the Scottish History ().

Works. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for An Apology for Sir James Dalrymple of Stair: President of the Session by Himself at the best online. Buy An Apology for Sir James Dalrymple of Stair, President of the Session by Dalrymple, Sir James (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Sir James Dalrymple. Earl of Stair is a title in the Peerage of was created in for the lawyer and statesman John Dalrymple, 2nd Viscount of Stair.

Dalrymple's father, James Dalrymple, had been a prominent lawyer; having served as Lord President of the Court of Session, he was created a baronet, of Stair in the County of Ayr, in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia inand in he was raised to.

In gratitude for his loyalty to the Crown, James was knighted by King Charles II in During the reign of James II he went into exile in Holland and later returned with William of Orange in as part of the Glorious Revolution. InWilliam of Orange - now King William III made James Dalrymple 1st Viscount s: Janet Kennedy, James Dalrymple of Drummurchie.

The Stair Society is named after Scotland's greatest jurist, James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair. Stair's Institutions of the Law of Scotland, first published inwas the foundation of modern Scots law.

He has also given his name to the volume Laws of Scotland: Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia, which was first conceived during the celebrations of the tercentenary of the Institutions. See Below. Source: The Scots Peerage (Sir James Arthur Balfour) Volume 8 page (Published ) 'Had a charter of the lands of Stair dated 12th Februaryin which he is designed grandson and heir apparent to William Dalrymple of Stair, the granter, who reserved his own liferent and terce to Marion Chalmers, his spouse.

It was not a time when libels could be safely left unanswered, and Stair published a small quarto pamphlet, styled ‘An Apology for Sir James Dalrymple of Stair, President of the Session, by himself.’ To refute the charge of being a time-server, he appeals to his refusal of Cromwell's tender inthe declaration ofand the test of.

First Viscount Stair, lawyer and politician. Son of James Dalrymple and Janet Kennedy, grandson of James Dalrymple and Isabel Kennedy, and Fergus Kennedy from Knockdaw. He was born at Drummurchie, Barr, Scotland. James married Margaret Ross, the daughter of James Ross and Sarah Syme, and of Balneil in Wigtown.

They Burial: Saint Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, City of. DALRYMPLE, Sir JAMES (fl. ), Scottish antiquary, was the second son of Sir James Dalrymple, bart., of Stair, afterwards first Viscount Stair [q.

v.], by Margaret, daughter of James Ross of Balniel. He was admitted a member of the Faculty of Advocates 25 June and was appointed one of the commissaries of Edinburgh.

Resources by James Dalrymple Stair (20) An apology for Sir James Dalrymple of Stair, president of the session / by himself Stair, James Dalrymple Viscount of [ Book, Microform: ] View online (access conditions) At 5 libraries. James Dalrymple (), 1st Viscount Stair, was a graduate of the University and taught as a regent there from to He went on to become Scotland's greatest jurist and his treatise The Institutions of the Law of Scotland provided the foundation for Scots law.

Born in Ayrshire, Stair graduated MA from the University in James Dalrymple is the author of Death Comes at Night ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review, published ), The Watch ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 revi /5. James Dalrymple ( - ) Sir James "1st Viscount of Stair" Dalrymple.

Born May in Barr, Ayrshire, Scotland. Ancestors. Son. of James Dalrymple and Janet Kennedy. Brother of John Dalrymple. Husband of Margaret (Ross) Dalrymple — .A great-grandson of Viscount Stair, descending from his fifth son, was Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes ; and a great-great-grandson, descending from his second son, was Sir John Dalrymple, the historian.

James Dalrymple's marriage in with the lady who passed for a witch diverted us from the straight course of his biography.Dalrymple, James, 1st Viscount Stair [S] (–95).

Scottish lawyer and statesman. Born in Ayrshire, Dalrymple was a presbyterian. He was knighted at the Restoration and appointed a lord of Session. By he was in disfavour, lost his offices, and retired to Holland.

He was accused of complicity.