Special and Named Printed Collections

Prints in the Walter Blaikie Collection on deposit in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Title:By the King. A Proclamation
Description:A Royal Proclamation of 1678, giving some tolerance to the Protestant faith By the King. A Proclamaton. James R. . . . We having taken into our Royal consideration the many and great inconveniences which have happened to that our ancient kingdom of Scotland . . . [on toleration]. 12 February 1686/7. Edinburgh, Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson, Printer to His most Sacred Majesty, . . . 1687. This may be reprinted February the 28th. R.L.S. By George Crown, at the Blue Bull in Thames-street, near Baynard's-Castle. 1686/7 Long proclamation by King James II/VII
Subject:Incidents, Broadsheets, Caricatures Etc.Etc.
Medium:Engraving (letterpress)
References:1.16 (25) etc., Aldis 2709, Wing J249, ESTC R41289 WB 235
Printer:Heir of Andrew Anderson
Notes:mounting falling apart Printed and Pasted on front: "This is hardly a Jacobite Proclamation, but it represents the beginning of R.C. Toleration which led up to the Revolation"
Date:February 1687

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