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" ... men and three yeomen chosen to shoot against the English-men, to wit, David Wemyss of that ilk, David Arnot of that ilk, and Mr. John Wedderburn, vicar of Dundee; the yeomen, John Thomson, in Leith, Steven Taburner, with a piper, called Alexander... "
History of the County of Fife: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time - Page 36
by John M. Leighton, James Stewart - 1840
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The History of Scotland: From 21 February, 1436. to March, 1565. In which ...

Robert Lindsay - Scotland - 1728 - 239 pages
...Piper called Alexander ЪаШе. They ihot very near, and warred the Eng/tj-Men of the Enterprize, and wan the hundred Crowns and the Tun of Wine ; which made the King very merry, that his Men wan the Viftory. THIS Eng/i Jftnbaflador got Prefence in St. Andrews, and there he Ihew his Commifon...
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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem

Sir Walter Scott - Scottish poetry - 1810 - 433 pages
...Steven Taburner, with a piper, called Alexander Bailie ; they shot very near, and warred (worsted) the English-men of the enterprise, and wan the hundred...wine, which made the king very merry, that his men wan the victory."— P. 147. Note XI. Robin Hood.— St. XXII. p. 224. The exhibition of this renowned...
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The poetical works of Walter Scott

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...Leith, Steven Taburner, with a piper, called Alexander Bailie; they shot very near, and warred (worsted) the English-men of the enterprise, and wan the hundred...wine, which made the king very merry that his men wan the victory."— P. 147. Note XI. 1 linhhi Hood P. 36. The exhibition of this renowned outlaw and...
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The Scotsman's Library: Being a Collection of Anecdotes and Facts ...

James Mitchell - Scotland - 1825 - 740 pages
...with a piper, called Alexander Bailie : they shot very near, and warred (worsted) the Knplish-тев of the enterprise, and wan the hundred crowns and the tun of wine, which made the king very merry, and his men wan the victor}-." HONOR TO THE BARDS. At ri court held at Icolmkill, 3d of August,1609,...
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The Scottish Gal ; Or, Celtic Manners, as Preserved Among the ..., Volume 1

James Logan - Celts - 1831
...called Alexander Baillie. They shot very near, and warred the Englishmen of the enterprise, and won the hundred crowns and the tun of wine ; which made the king very merry." The Scots' Highlanders and the Gael of Ulster continued to use the bow till the beginning of last century....
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The Scotish Gal, Or, Celtic Manners: As Preserved Among the Highlanders ...

James Logan - Celts - 1833 - 528 pages
...called Alexander Baillie. They shot very near, and warred the Englishmen of the enterprise, atd won the hundred crowns and the tun of wine; which made the king very merry." The Scots' Highlanders and the Gael of Ulster continued to use the bow till the beginning of last century....
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Sketch of His Life

Sir Walter Scott, J. W. Lake - 1838 - 443 pages
...Leith, Steven Taburner, with a piper, called Alexander Bailie; they shot very near, and warred (worsted) the English-men of the enterprise, and wan the hundred crowns and the tun of wine, which made the king тегу merry that his men wan the victory." — P. 147 -Robin Hood.— P. 152. The exhibition of...
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The history of St. Andrews: ancient and modern

Charles Jobson Lyon - St. Andrews (Scotland) - 1838 - 237 pages
...a piper called Alexander Bailie. They shot very near, and warred the Englishmen of the enterprize, and wan the hundred crowns and the tun of wine ; which made the king very merry, that his men wan the victory." The following extract from Mr J. Melville's " Diary" contains another feat of archery...
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The Sportsman

...remarking, with a spice of sly triumph, that " they warre (worsted) the Englishmen of the enterprize, and wan the hundred crowns and the tun of wine, which made the king very merry, that his men wan the victory." Such was the esteem in which gymnastics were held in the olden time ; but it remained...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...remarking, with a spice of sly triumph, that " they warre (worsted) the Englishmen of the enterprize, and wan the hundred crowns and the tun of wine, which made the king very merry, that his men wan the victory." Such was the esteem in which gymnastics were held in the olden time ; but it remained...
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