Scottish Legal History Group Annual Conference 2015

The 35th Annual Conference and AGM of the Scottish Legal History Group will be held in the Law Room of the Advocates’ Library, Parliament House, Edinburgh, on Saturday 3 October 2015. All welcome.

All those wishing to attend are requested to send a registration form (download here) together with the Conference fee of £10.00 (£5.00 for students) to the Secretary, Dr Adelyn Wilson, at the address indicated.


10.30 Coffee

11.00 First Session

Professor Dauvit Broun and Ms Joanna Tucker (University of Glasgow)
“The earliest central judicial records”

Dr Jenny Wormald (University of Edinburgh)
”’And so it follows … that the Kinges were the authors & makers of the lawes, and not the lawes of the Kings’ [James VI, Trew Lawe of Free Monarchies]. Did he mean it?”

12.30 Sherry. Break for Lunch.

2.15 Second Session

Annual General Meeting … to be followed at 2.30 approximately by:

Mr Stephen Bogle (University of Glasgow)
“David Dalrymple and the South Sea bubble crisis”

3.30 Third Session

Dr Chloe Kennedy (University of Edinburgh)
“Nothing to declare?: Reconsidering the history of the declaratory power”

Mr James Hamilton (WS Society Signet Library)
“The Signet Library, 1815-2015”

5.00 Close