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SIR GEORGE MACKENZIE KING'S ADVOCATE, OF ROSENHAUGH, HIS LIFE AND TIMES

Lang, Andrew


Item #: 12588

Pages: xi, 347 pp.
Published: London, New York; Longmans, Green and Co.; 1909. Reprinted in 2006.

Subjects: UNITED KINGDOM

Reprint of the standard biography of MacKenzie. LordAdvocate during the reigns of Charles II and James II,MacKenzie persecuted Scottish Presbyterians with such zealthat he was known as "The Bloody MacKenzie". (In many cases,he bent the law to secure a conviction.) Also an importantscholar and author, he founded the Advocates Library, whichis now the National Library of Scotland. His works includeThe Laws and Customs of Scotland, In Matters Criminal(1678).Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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