Bannerman (John Walter MacDonald)

(1932 – 2008)

Bannerman (John): Two early post-Reformation inscriptions in Argyll.
In PSAS 105 (1972–1974), pp. 307–312.
[1.] Carnassarie Castle; [2.] Ardchattan Priory.
Bannerman (John): Studies in the history of Dalriada.
Edinburgh and London: Scottish Academic Press, 1974. x + 178 pp.
Edition and study of Senchus fer nAlban; text based on TCD MS H 2. 7, with variant readings from RIA MSS 23 P 12 (Book of Ballymote) and 23 P 2 (Book of Lecan). Incl. text from UCD Add. Ir. MS 14 (Mac Firbisigh’s Book of Genealogies). Cf. J. Bannerman 1966 (BILL 8863). Follows an account of the Convention of Druim Cett (575).

Rev. by
T. M. Charles-Edwards, in StH 15 (1975), pp. 194-196.
Donald Macaulay, in The Scottish historical review 58/1 (Apr., 1979), pp. 92-93.
Donnchadh Ó Corráin, in Celtica 13 (1980), pp. 169-182.
Bannerman (John): The MacLachlans of Kilbride and their manuscripts.
In ScS 21 (1977), pp. 1–34.
Investigates the background of the Kilbride Collection in the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.
Bannerman (John), Black (Ronald): A sixteenth-century Gaelic letter.
In SGS 13/1 (Autumn 1978), pp. 56–65.
From NLS 72.1.33 (Gaelic XXXIII). Text (7 lines), translation, textual notes, commentary.
Bannerman (John): Gaelic endorsements of early seventeenth century legal documents.
In StC 14–15 (1979–1980), pp. 18–33.
20 endorsements dating from 1617 to 1625, from MacLeod of Dunvegan papers; with English translation.
Bannerman (John): The Beatons: a medical kindred in the classical Gaelic tradition.
Edinburgh: John Donald, 1986. xii + 161 pp.
Incl. chap. on medical schools and manuscripts.

Appendix IV: Gaelic manuscripts associated with Beatons.

Rev. by
Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha, in CMCS 15 (Summer, 1988), pp. 93-95.
Kenneth Nicholls, in IR 42 (Spring, 1991), pp. 74-75.
Morfydd E. Owen, in StC 22-23 (1987-1988), pp. 264-265.
Bannerman (John): The king’s poet and the inauguration of Alexander III.
In SHR 68/2 (Oct. 1989), pp. 120–149.
Bannerman (John): The Scots language and the kin-based society.
In Gaelic and Scots in harmony (1990), pp. 1–19.
Discusses the use of Gaelic legal terms and concepts in Scots law.
Bannerman (John): The clàrsach and the clàrsair.
In ScS 30 (1991), pp. 1–17.
Bannerman (John): Comarba Coluim Cille and the Relics of Columba.
In IR 44/1 (Spring 1993), pp. 14–47.
Bannerman (John): The residence of the king’s poet.
In SGS 17 (1996), pp. 24–35.
Discusses historical and place-name evidence for the lands held by the poet to the king of Scots in the 12th and 13th centuries.
Bannerman (John): The Scottish takeover of Pictland and the relics of Columba.
In IR 48/1 (Spring 1997), pp. 27–44.
Revised version in Spes Scotorum, pp. 71-94.
Bannerman (John): The Scottish takeover of Pictland and the relics of Columba.
In Spes Scotorum (1999), pp. 71–94.