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Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Edinburgh, 1403-1528

J. D. Marwick (editor) (1869)
Contains all the known burghal legislation for the city before 1528, along with extracts of other records illustrative of the social, municipal and financial condition of the city. The substantial appendices include listings of burgh officials, tolls and customs, as well as extracts of relevant charters.

Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Edinburgh, 1528-1557

J. D. Marwick (editor) (1871)
Contains all the extant burghal legislation down to the commencement of the fuller records of the Council in 1551, and selections from these records to 1557. It also includes substantial extracts from the accounts of the Treasurer and Dean of Guild (1552-56).

Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Edinburgh, 1557-1571

J. D. Marwick (editor) (1875)
Contains extracts of the Burgh records, mainly from the Council Register, for the period. It also includes a list of city officers for the period 1527-71.

Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Edinburgh, 1573-1589

J. D. Marwick (editor) (1882)
Further extracts from the burgh records for the period 1573 to 1589.