Skeat (Edinburgh, 1894), and the Chronica gentis Scotorum of John of Fordun, edited by W.
The best known of his works is the Historia ecclesiastica geniis Scotorum (Bologna, 1627).
A portion of his Latin verse is printed in the first volume (pp. 306354) of Delitiae poetarum Scotorum (Amsterdam, 1637).
See John of Fordun, Chronica gentis Scotorum, edited by W.
This work, undertaken in 1440 by desire of a neighbour, Sir David Stewart of Rosyth, was a continuation of the Chronica Gentis Scotorum of Fordun.
Scotorum; Irving's Lives of the Scottish Writers; Anderson's Scottish Nation, i.
The work was in two volumes, which were illustrated, and although Holinshed did a great deal of the work he received valuable assistance from William Harrison (1534-1593) and others, while the part dealing with the history of Scotland is mainly a translation of Hector Boece's Scotorum historiae.
Laing (Edinburgh, 1872-1879); John of Fordun, Chronica geniis Scotorum, edited by W.
By the former council his arguments were described as Pultes Scotorum (" Scots porridge") and commentum diaboli (" an invention of the devil").
His fame rests chiefly on his History of Scotland, published in 1527 under the title Scotorum Historiae a prima geniis origine cum aliarum et rerum et gentium illustratione non vulgari.
The surname "hammerer" might have been applied to Judas either as a distinctive title pure and simple or symbolically as in the parallel case of Edward Scotorum ` malleus."
The most important of Skene's other works are: editions of John of Fordun's Chronica gentis Scotorum (Edinburgh, 1871-1872); of the Four Ancient Books of Wales (Edinburgh, 1868); of the Chronicles of the Picts and Scots (Edinburgh, 1867); and of Adamuan's Vita S.