The Peerage of England, Scotland, and Ireland; Or, The Ancient and Present State of the Nobility: The Peerage of Scotland

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W. Owen, in Fleet Street; L. Davis, in Holborn; and J. Debrett in Piccadilly., 1790 - Great Britain

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Page 107 - He was made knight of the bath at the creation of Henry prince of Wales, and died in Flanders in 1625.
Page 86 - Colonel of a regiment of foot on board the navy with the Duke of York...
Page 152 - Vifcount Falkland, who married in April 1734, firft, Jane, daughter and heir of Richard Butler, Efq. an eminent Conveyancer in London, widow of Lord Villiers, fon of the Earl of Grandifon in Ireland, by whom he had one fon, LuciusFerdinand, and four daughters ; Jane. — Frances. — Mary. — Charlotte, married June, 1779, to Anthony Chapman, Efq. He married, fecondly, in Oct.
Page 110 - Scot, were sent to Norway, by the lords of the regency in Scotland, to bring over their young queen, Margaret; who, to the...
Page 216 - Cromarty] quarterly ; first, or, a rock in flames, ppr. ; second, az. a buck's head, cabossed, or; third, gu. three human legs, armed, ppr. conjoined in the centre, at the upper part of the thigh, flexed in triangle, garnished and spurred or; fourth, ar.
Page 5 - Jan. 17, 1758, and fucceeded to the titles of Marquis of Douglas, and Earl of Angus, on the death of Archibald, the...
Page 14 - Gordon, of Strathbogie, in the county of Aberdeen, June 16. 1376 ; Earl of Huntley, in the county of Berwick, in 1449; Marquess of Huntley, April 17, 1599, by James VI.; and Duke of Gordon, in the county of Banff, Nov.
Page 181 - King David II, in his wars with the English, about the year 1344, convocating his subjects to battle, the Earl of Lennox sent his second son, Donald, with such forces as his duty obliged him ; and coming to an engagement where the Scots gave way, this Donald taking his father's standard from the bearer, and valiantly charging the enemy with the Lennox men, the fortune of the battle changed, and the Scots obtained the victory. After the battle, the king declared that they had all done valiantly, but...
Page 18 - ... in memory of the pilgrimage made by Sir James Douglas, anceftor of his Grace, to the Holy Land, with the heart of King Robert Bruce, in the year 1330,' which was there interred, according to that King's defire : and the double treflure was added by King Charles II.
Page 26 - TuHibardin, was attainted in 1716, for being a party in the rebellion of that time ; and being taken in the other rebellion, in 1746, was fent to the Tower, where he died the year after. — James, fucceeded as Duke of Athol.