Author:James Balfour Paul

Sir James Balfour Paul
KCVO. Lord Lyon King of Arms (1890-1926)
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "J. B. P." in vol. 1
Sir James Balfour Paul


  • History of the Royal Company of Archer (1875)
  • (ed.) Record Series of Registrum Magni Sigilli, (1882-3)
  • Handbook to the Parliament House (1884)
  • Heraldry in relation to Scottish History and Art (1890).
  • An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland (1893) 1st ed., (1903) 2nd ed.
  • Memoir and Remains of John M. Gray in 2 vols. (1895)
  • (ed.) The Scots Peerage Vol I., 1904, with successive volumes up to Vol. IX., which appeared in 1914
  • (ed.) Accounts of the Lord Treasurer of Scotland Vols. II.-XI., 1900-1916
  • "Ancient Artillery, with some notes on Mons Meg" in The Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, volume 50, 1915-1916
  • (ed.) Scottish History Society, Diary of the Rev. George Ridpath, Minister of Stichill

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Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1931, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.