Middle English Dictionary Entry
|Forms||Scot-lōnd n. Also scotlon, -la(u)nt, (early) scotlen.|
Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)
Note: For other forms see Scot n.(1) & lond n.
(a) Scotland, including Iona; (b) ~ regioun, Scotland; chirche of ~, the Scottish church; constable of ~, the chief executive officer of Scotland; king of ~, the king of Scotland; marche(s of ~, the region along the Scottish border; pure ~, all Scotland; regale of ~ [see regale n.(c)]; to ~ ward, toward Scotland; (c) Ireland.
- a1126 Peterb.Chron.(LdMisc 636)an.1126 : Æfter Michaeles messe com se Scotte kyng, Dauid of Scotlande, hider to lande.
- c1275(?a1200) Lay.Brut (Clg A.9)5153 : Fulgenes vt of Scot-len muchel scaðe makede.
- c1275(?a1200) Lay.Brut (Clg A.9)5317 : Þa nom he al þa Peohtes..& ȝif [read: ȝaf] heom þere muchel lond inne Scot-londen.
- c1275(?a1200) Lay.Brut (Clg A.9)11070 : Vrien..þu scalt to Muræiue aȝæn..And Angele ich sette an hond al to-gædere Scotlond..And þu Lot..Ich þe ȝifue Loenæis.
- c1275(?c1250) Owl & N.(Clg A.9)908 : Þu ne cumest noȝt in scotlonde.
- c1325(c1300) Glo.Chron.A (Clg A.11)996 : Þus scottes among picars come out of yrlonde, & þat lond me clupede after hom scotlonde.
- c1325(c1300) Glo.Chron.A (Clg A.11)2171 : Þis folc of þis londe radde Þat hii bitwene þis lond & scotlond ssolde an wal rere.
- a1350(1307) Execution Fraser (Hrl 2253)2 : A newe song ichulle bigynne of þe traytours of scotlond þat take beþ wyþ gynne.
- (a1387) Trev.Higd.(StJ-C H.1)1.383 : Hit is comoun sawe þat contray þat now hatte Scotlond [L Scotia] is an out strecching and is þe norþ partie of þe more Bretayne and is departed in þe south side from Bretayne wiþ armes of þe see.
- (a1387) Trev.Higd.(StJ-C H.1)1.385 : Meny euidencis we haueþ þat þis Scotlond is ofte i-cleped and hatte Hibernia, riȝt as Irlond hatte.
- (a1387) Trev.Higd.(StJ-C H.1)1.393 : Þere mette wiþ the kyng Regulus, þe monk of Constantinople, wiþ þe relikes of Seynt Andrewe, þat is hede of alle chirches in þe lond of Pictes, þat is, Scotlond.
- ?a1400(a1338) Mannyng Chron.Pt.2 (Petyt 511)p.279 : Now is Scotland hole at our kynges wille, & Jon þe Baliol at London leues stille.
- (1442) RParl.5.44b : A Shippe of Scotland..ayenst ye fourme of trieux..betwixt this your noble Roialme of England and Scotland had..arryvyd in ye Port of the Towne of Newcastell uppon Tyne.
- a1450(a1338) Mannyng Chron.Pt.1 (Lamb 131)1975,1977 : Albanie highte þat now ys Scotland..þe name of Scotlon, þe firste rote, Hit was gyuen a mayden Scote, Scote was ffaraones doughter þe kynge.
- c1450 *Bk.Marchalsi (Hrl 6398)13a : Of Scotland ben good hors to bere man and harneis bot not hors of armys.
- (1453) RParl.5.267a : The Wardens of the Marches joynyng to Scotlond, called the Estmarche and the Westmarche, have used by thaire Ministres to make attachementz.
- a1475(a1456) Shirley Death Jas.(Add 5467)6,7 : The Duke of Albayne, the Erle of Leynys, the Erle of Manthet, Watir Stuard, and other many lordes of Scotteland..abode still yn the lande the Kynges cumyng home out of England ynto Scotteland.
- (1463) Stonor1.62 : Þe kyng remevyth northward and purposyth into Schottland.
- (a1470) Malory Wks.(Win-C)61/4 : Arthure..had grete warre in hys dayes for to gete all Inglonde into hys honde, for there were many kyngis within the realme of Inglonde and of Scotlonde, Walys, and Cornuwayle.
- (1474) Let.Hexham in Sur.Soc.44p.cvi : We have made in plee at ye court of Rome for our celle of Coldingham within Scotland.
- ?a1475(?a1425) Higd.(2) (Hrl 2261)5.457 : Then monkes of Scottelonde, of the monastery of Aidanus in the yle of Hii, come dayly to preche to Ynglische men.
- a1500 Chartier Treat.Hope (Rwl A.338)108/5 : Aftirward he..bar pesibly the royall ceptre through all Scotlonde.
- a1500 Conq.Irel.(Rwl B.490)89/6 : Merlynge in his prophesies..Sayde..'In the man of blode, the blode shal aryse; and wanhoply shal his Pynsynge be, til that Scotland the Penaunce of his Pylgrimage bewepe.'
- c1325(c1300) Glo.Chron.A (Clg A.11)3709 : Þe keng arthure þes þre men kinges made þere..Auncel king of scotlond [vr. pur scotlond] & vrian, is broþer, King of þe lond of murifens..Of þe contreie of lodenesie Lot he made king.
- c1330(?a1300) Arth.& M.(Auch)3102,3766 : Þer com king Angvisant; King he was of Scotlant..Þe riche king of Scotlaunt.
- (c1390) Chaucer CT.ML.(Manly-Rickert)B.718 : He is gon To Scotlondward his foomen for to seke.
- ?a1400(a1338) Mannyng Chron.Pt.2 (Petyt 511)p.138 : Þe kirke of Scotland to Canterbirie ore se Obliged þam & band, as to þer primalte..If it so betide þat any thefe or feloun Fle fro Inglond side to Scotlond regioun..þe courte may him quite o chance if he be nomen.
- c1400 Brut-1333 (Rwl B.171)71/18 : Arthure him-self went aȝeyne towarde þe Marche of Scotland.
- c1400 Brut-1333 (Rwl B.171)205/3 : For þe goode Kyng Edward deide at Burgh op Sandes, þat is oppon þe marche of Scotland.
- (a1470) Malory Wks.(Win-C)344/22 : There cam with kynge Arthure..the kyng of Irelonde, kynge Angwysauns, and the kynge of Scotlonde, kynge Carados, and kynge Uryens of the londe of Gore.
- (a1470) Malory Wks.(Win-C)996/2 : They cam on the morne to a castell that men calle Carteloyse that was in the marchys of Scotlonde.
- a1475 Godstow Reg.(Rwl B.408)205/22 : Roger Quyncy, Erle of Wynchester and constable of Scotlond..relessed and quyte-claymed..all maner of sutes.
- a1500 Conq.Irel.(Rwl B.490)87/29 : Ther was take the kynge of Scotlande.
- c1325(c1300) Glo.Chron.A (Clg A.11)959 : So þat hii come attelaste to yrlondes norþ ende Aȝen þat folc of scotlond.
- (a1387) Trev.Higd.(StJ-C H.1)1.331 : Irlond..hatte Scotland also, for Scottes woned þere somtyme..Þerfore it is i-write in þe martiloge, 'Suche a day in Scotland Seint Bryde was i-bore,' and þat was in Irlond.
- ?a1475(?a1425) Higd.(2) (Hrl 2261)6.389 : Thre Scottes, Dusblan, Mahbon, Malmunyn..saylede from Scottelande to Cornewaile in vij daies and wente to kynge Alurede.
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- a1500(1439) Lydg.Sts.AA (Lnsd 699)737 : Grauntid also withynne Albanye To the pictys to have a dwellyng place, The which now Icallid is scotlond.
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