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Notes Chapter XIII
1. Benn, or bend, a handkerchief or muffler; French, Bende, Bande. See Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary, sub voce.
2. For information relative to this interesting body, over which Scott has in 'Quentin Durward' thrown the usual glamour of his genius, see Papers relative to the Royal Guard of Scottish Archers in France, Maitland Club, 1835; Hill Burton's The Scot Abroad, i. 43, and The Scots Men-at-Arms and Life Guards in France, by W. Forbes I.eith, S.J. 2 vols. Paterson, Edinburgh, 1882.