Author:Cosmo Innes

Cosmo Innes

historian and antiquary; Professor of Constitutional Law and History in the University of Edinburgh

Cosmo Innes


  • Two Ancient Records of the Bishopric of Caithness (1827)
  • Registrum Monasterii de Passalet cartas privilegia conventiones aliaque munimenta complectens a domo fundata A.D.MCLXIII usque ad A.D.MDXXIX (1832)
  • Liber Sancte Marie de Melros : munimenta vetustiora monasterii cisterciensis de Melros (1837)
  • Registrum Episcopatus Moraviensis, e pluribus codicibus consarcinatum circa A.D. MCCCC. Cum continuatione diplomatum recentiorum usque ad A.D. MDCXXIII (1837)
  • Liber Cartarum Sancte Crucis. Munimenta Ecclesie Sancte Crucis de Edwinesburg (1840)
  • Registrum de Dunfermelyn. Liber cartarum Abbatie Benedictine S.S. Trinitatis et B. Margarete Regine de Dunfermelyn (1842)
  • Registrum Episcopatus Glasguensis (1843)
  • Registrum episcopatus aberdonensis: Ecclesie cathedralis aberdonensis regesta que extant in unum collecta (1845) in 2 vols. v.1 v.2
  • Liber S. Marie de Calchou. Registrum cartarum Abbacie Tironensis de Kelso, 1113-1567 (Kelso Abbey) (1846)
  • Liber Insule Missarum: Abbacii Canonic. Regul. … de Inchaffery registrum (1847)
  • Carte monialium de Northberwic: prioratus cisterciensis B. Marie de Northberwic (North Berwick Priory) (1847)
  • Liber Insule missarum: abbacie canonicorum regularium B. Virginis et S. Johannis de Inchaffery (Inchaffery Abbey) (1847)
  • Registrum S. Marie de Neubotle. Abbacie Cisterciensis Beate Virginis de Neubotle chartarium vetus. Accedit appendix cartarum originalium. 1140-1528 (Newbattle Abbey) (1849)
  • Origines parochiales Scotiae. The antiquities ecclesiastical and territorial of the parishes of Scotland (1851)
  • Registrum Honoris de Morton. A series of ancient charters of the Earldom of Morton with other original papers (1853), in 2 vols.
  • Fasti Aberdonenses. Selections from the records of the University and King's College of Aberdeen, 1494-1854 (1854)
  • Memoir of Thomas Thomson, Advocate (1854) [1]
  • Munimenta Alme Universitatis Glasguensis. Records of the University of Glasgow, from its foundation till 1727 (1854)
  • The black book of Taymouth: with other papers from the Breadalbane charter room (1855)
  • Registrum Episcopatus Brechinensis cui accedunt Cartae quamplurimae originales (1856)
  • The Brus: From a Collation of the Cambridge and Edinburgh Manuscripts (1856)
  • Scotland in the Middle Ages: Sketches of Early Scotch History and Social Progress (1860) [2]
  • Concerning some Scotch surnames (1860)
  • Sketches of early Scotch history and social progress; church organization, the university, home life (1861) [3]
  • Ancient Laws and Customs of the Burghs of Scotland (1868)
  • Lectures on Scotch Legal Antiquities (1872) [4]

As editorEdit

  • Liber S. Thome de Aberbrothoc. Registrorum Abbacie de Aberbrothoc. Pars prior. Registrum vetus munimentaque eidem coetanea complectens. 1178-1329. (Pars altera. Registrum nigrum necnon libros cartarum recentiores complectens. 1329-1536) (Arbroath Abbey) (1848), co-edited with P. Chalmers
  • A genealogical deduction of the family of Rose of Kilravock (1848), by Hew Rose
  • The Book of the Thanes of Cawdor: A Series of Papers Selected from the Charter Room at Cawdor (1859), by John Frederick Vaughan Campbell Cawdor [5]
  • History of the University of Edinburgh: From Its Foundation (1862), in 2 vols., by Andrew Dlazel
  • Natural History & Sport in Moray (1863), by Charles St. John
  • An Account of the Familie of Innes (1864), by Duncan Forbes
  • Ledger of Andrew Halyburton: Together with The Book of Customs and Valuation of Merchandises in Scotland (1867), by Andrew Halyburton
  • Facsimiles of National Manuscripts of Scotland (1867)
  • Reminiscences of Scottish life & character (1874), by Edward Bannerman Ramsay

Works about InnesEdit


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