George Bannatyne

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A page from The Bannatyne Manuscript. (National Library of Scotland)

George Bannatyne (1545–1608) wis an Edinburgh merchand an burgess.[1] He is, houiver, maist famous as a collector o Scots poems. He wis a native o Angus. He compiled an anthology o the Scots poetry o his age. His wark extendit tae aicht hunder folio pages, dividit intae five parts.

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