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Engraved by J.Store for the Antiquarian &Toeographical Cabinet from a Drawing by JD. Glennie.
Part of Kings College Aberdeen.
Published for the Proprietors by WClarke New Bond St. T. Carpenter Old Bond St.anada
- COLLEGE, ABERDEEN,
is belt in a carangular form, with cloissole sd. The chapels very ruinous
within a tre still remains some wood-work. A exhas was preserved by the Azation of tae p.incip., 2-the time of the reformation, whJ & IPed his people, and checked the furious zeal of the ? of the Mearns, win, after st pig the macedarf is roof, and taking away the bib, were going to value this seat of learning.
The Chege was founded in 144 by Willsm. Flphinston, bishop of this sen. and id elenet t Scotland, in the reign of James 11. and lord Y seal in the time of James IV. He was a person of uch eminence, that his cotemp rants tirply beneved that his decease was presaged by various prodigies, and that supernatural voises wre heard at his interwear.
The College library is large. Tunark, obje books bere are Joh. Trevisa's translati lychronicon, in 1387 the MS
l's write, authe
a very neat Dutch
missal, with elegant paintin,« pou re margin. There
KING'S COLLEGE, ABERDEEN,
THIS College is built in a quadrangular form, with clois ters on the south side. The chapel is very ruinous within, but there still remains some wood-work, of exquisite carving. This was preserved by the exertions of the principal, at the time of the reformation, who armed his people, and checked the furious zeal of the barons of the Mearns, who, after stripping the cathedral of its roof, and taking away the bells, were going to violate this seat of learning.
The College was founded in 1494 by William Elphinston, bishop of this see, and lord chancellor of Scotland, in the reign of James III. and lord privy seal in the time of James IV. He was a person of such eminence, that his cotemporaries firmly believed that his decease was presaged by various prodigies, and that supernatural voices were heard at his interment.
The College library is large. The most remarkable books here are John Trevisa's translation of Higdon's Polychronicon, in 1387 (the MS is excellently wrote, and the language, for that time, very good), and a very neat Dutch missal, with elegant paintings upon the margin. There