The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland; Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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James Balfour Paul
D. Douglas, 1906 - Nobility
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Page 288 - Spottiswoode as a man of deep wit, few words, and in his Majesty's service no less faithful than fortunate.
Page 49 - Knight of the most ancient and most noble Order of the Thistle...
Page 84 - Buckhurst, or any other person taking under the limitations hereinbefore contained, shall succeed to the earldom of De la Warr, and there shall upon or at any time after the occurrence of such event be any other younger son or any heir male of the body of any such other son, then and so often as the same...
Page 86 - ... ppr. conjoined in the centre, at the upper part of the thigh, flexed in triangle, garnished and spurred or; fourth, ar.
Page 506 - My predecessor, Queen Elizabeth, thought she did (a. favour to any man who was speaking with her when she let her glove fall, that he might take it up and give it her again ; but, sir, you may say a king lifted up your glove.
Page 59 - Edinburgh Castle, Town and Tower, God grant thou sink for sin, And that even for the black dinner Earl Douglas gat therein.
Page 465 - A lady dressed in ancient apparel, azure, holding in her dexter hand an anchor, and in her sinister the head of a savage couped.
Page 552 - Jan. 1832, and was in 1835 created a Peer of the United Kingdom, by the title of Baron Fitz-Gerald of Desmond, and of Clan-Gibbon, Co.
Page 465 - Quarterly : ist and 4th, Or, three crescents within a double tressure flory counterflory gules ; 2nd and 3rd, Argent, a dragon with wings expanded, tail nowed, vert.
Page 110 - Baltimore, 1735(Descended from Sir James de Ramsey of Dalhousie, Scotland.) Argent, an eagle displayed sable, beaked and membered gules. CREST— A unicorn's head couped argent, armed or. MOTTO— Ora et labora.

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