- The 'dynamic' edition: Key Concepts
- Understanding 'dynamic' text
- Using the dynamic edition
The Declaration of Arbroath
- Methodology for the new edition of the Declaration of Arbroath
- The manuscripts of the Declaration
- Translating the Declaration of Arbroath
A model of a dynamic edition of Regiam maiestatem
- Historical Introduction
- Description of the manuscripts
- Translating Regiam
- 'Dynamic' Symbols: An Aide-Memoire
- How to Cite
Here is a list of selected further reading on Regiam Maiestatem, medieval and early modern Scots law, and the manuscript tradition of Scots law.
- JOHN REUBEN DAVIES WITH ALICE TAYLOR (ed.), Regiam maiestatem: the earliest known version, Stair Society 68 (Edinburgh, 2021)
- ALICE TAYLOR, 'What does Regiam maiestatem actually say (and what does it mean)?', in J.G.H. Hudson, W. Eaves, S. White, I. Ivarsen (eds), Common Law, Civil Law and Colonial Law: Essays in Comparative Legal History (Cambridge, 2021).
- A.A.M. DUNCAN, 'Regiam Majestatem: A Reconsideration', Juridical Review (1961), 199-217
- JOHN BUCHANAN, 'The MSS. of Regiam Maiestatem: an experiment', Juridical Review (1937), 217-31.
Medieval and early modern Scots law
- ANDREW R. C. SIMPSON AND ADELYN L. M. WILSON, Scottish Legal History: Volume 1, 1000-1707 (Edinburgh, 2017).
- ALICE TAYLOR, The Shape of the State in Medieval Scotland, 1124–1290 (Oxford, 2016, paperback, 2020).
- HECTOR L. MACQUEEN, Common Law and Feudal Society in Medieval Scotland, Edinburgh Classics (2016)
- A. MARK GODFREY, Civil Justice in Renaissance Scotland (Leiden, 2009).
- JOHN FINLAY, Men of Law in Pre-Reformation Scotland (Edinburgh, 2000)
- PAUL C. FERGUSON, Medieval Papal Representatives in Scotland (Edinburgh, 1997)
- JOHN W. CAIRNS, T.D. FERGUS, HECTOR L. MACQUEEN, 'Legal Humanism and the history of Scots law: Sir John Skene and Sir Thomas Craig', in J. MacQueen (ed.), Humanism in Renaissance Scotland (Edinburgh, 1990), 48-74.
- ANDREW R.C. SIMPSON, 'Legislation and authority in early modern Scotland', in M. Godfrey (ed)., Law and Authority in British Legal History
Medieval manuscripts of Scots law
- ALICE TAYLOR (ed.), The Laws of Medieval Scotland: legal compilations from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries (Edinburgh, 2019)
- R.J. Lyall, 'Books and book-owners in fifteenth-century Scotland', in J. Griffiths and D. Pearsall (eds.), Book Production and Publishing in Britain, 1375-1475 (Cambridge, 1989), 239-56
- T. D. FERGUS (ed.), Quoniam Attachiamenta (Edinburgh, 1996).