A number of books have been written about the School and its pupils, including the following
History of the High School of Edinburgh William D Steven 1849
220 page history from 1519 to 1848. The author was a former Head Master of Heriots !
The Royal High School William C A Ross (Deputy Rector) 1934
146 page history from 1503 to 1934. Presented free to leaving pupils until 1944
Roll of Honour 1914-1918 William C A Ross 1920
100 page record of "Our Schoolfellows who gave their lives for their country"
The Tounis Scule James B Barclay 1974
152 page update of Ross's 1934 volume with extensive appendices (q.v.)
A History of the Royal High School John Murray (Deputy Rector) 1997
147 page history of the School and Club from 1128 to 1997
The Royal High School Club James B Barclay 1999
33 page pamphlet detailing Club history from 1849 to 1999
Volume by Walter Scott Dalgleish 1857 No further information at present
Volume by James J Trotter, 1911 No further information at present
History of RHS Rugby Club 1968 No further information at present
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