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1745: Charles Edward Stuart and the Jacobites by Robert C. Woosnam-Savage, Glasgow Museums, National Army

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For an example from 1517 see NA STAC 2/31/53. Jacob, Law-dictionary, ‘coroner’. Poph. 209; 2 Lev. 141, 152. M. Dalton, The countrey justice ... (1618. 2nd edition. London: A. Islip, 1626), 235. Jacob, Law-dictionary, ‘coroner’. Cam, ‘Shire officials’, 150–2. NA STAC 8/3/16. W. Rees, South Wales and the march, 1284–1415 (London: Oxford UP, 1924), 58–9, 89. The 1284 ‘Statute of Rhudlan’ set out regulations and structures that included coroners to govern the newly conquered principality. H. ), Registrum vulgariter nuncupatum ‘The record of Caernarvon’ (London: Record Commission, 1838), 119–24.

A. Green, S. A. Sully and S. D. White (eds), On the laws and customs of England (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1981), 257–8. S. J. Gunn, Early Tudor government, 1485–1558 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1995), 99. For an example from 1517 see NA STAC 2/31/53. Jacob, Law-dictionary, ‘coroner’. Poph. 209; 2 Lev. 141, 152. M. Dalton, The countrey justice ... (1618. 2nd edition. London: A. Islip, 1626), 235. Jacob, Law-dictionary, ‘coroner’. Cam, ‘Shire officials’, 150–2. NA STAC 8/3/16.

The chapter charts the development of more-or-less standardised Scottish investigative procedures between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. It also explores the reasons behind the emphasis on holding these in private, and the findings they produced. It uses mainly examples of formal legal inquiries into cases of murder and suicide. Houston, R. A. The Coroners of Northern Britain c. 1300–1700. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 0007. 0007 Investigating Sudden Death in Scotland  In scholarly and public minds alike, coroners and the investigation of suspicious or sudden death are closely interwoven.

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