The Publications Group encourages members to research, write and publish heritage titles.Following its aim to promote local history, heritage and architecture, DHCP seeks to build pride through knowledge of the town’s royal roots, from the dynasty of Malcolm III and his wife St. Margaret in the 11th century, to Robert the Bruce, and down to James VI/I, as well as its later prominence in linen manufacture and coal-mining.
Historic Dunfermline (2007) by Dr Pat Dennison is the latest and best modern history of Dunfermline, covering pre-history to modern times, and has since been reprinted twice. (Paperback, £12)
John Orrason (2010) is a historical fiction paperback which originally appeared as a newspaper serial by Daniel Thomson in the Dunfermline Press in the early 1800’s, and relates the exciting story of an 18th century ‘social castaway’. (Paperback £7.99)
Jhone Angus, Monk of Dunfermline, and Scottish Reformation Music (2011). Lavishly illustrated in colour with pages from the 16th C ‘part books’ of Thomas Wode. Includes specially recorded CD with 16 of Angus’ tunes. (Hardback, £25)
Sir Patric Spens (2014) retells the famous ballad as depicted by the artist Robert Burns in monastic calligraphy and images. Six experts discuss the ballad and the artist. (Hardback £25)
Fire, Foe and Finance (early 2015) tells the story of life, love and survival of ordinary Dunfermline people in the 17th century. (Paperback £18)
The Shorter Poems of Robert Henryson.
In older Scottish Tongue with translation.
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