Aberdeen Burgh Court Roll – 700th Birthday Bash

  • Scotland

  • 20 November 2017

  • 19:00
  • Free but donations welcome

Aberdeen's Burgh Court Roll of 1317, held by Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire Archives, is the oldest record of council business anywhere in Scotland and celebrates its 700th birthday this year. City Archivist, Phil Astley will introduce Dr. Jackson Armstrong, Lecturer in History, and Dr. Andrew Simpson, Senior Lecturer in Law, both of the University of Aberdeen who will describe the context and significance of this nationally important document. The roll itself will be on display during the evening. http://www.facebook.com/events/130046280961578/

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