Miscellanea Scotica: Memoirs of the ancient alliance between France and Scotland. Account of the Earl of Glencairn's expedition into the Highlands of Scotland, in the years 1653-4, written by Graham of Deuchrie. Life and death of King James the Fifth of Scotland. Buchanan's inquiry into the genealogy and present state of ancient Scottish surnames; with the history of the family of Buchanan. Monro's (High Dean of the Isles) genealogies of the clans of the isles
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alliance anan ancestor ancient Andrew Anselan Archibald Argyll Argyllshire armorial bearing arms army Arnpryor asserted Auchmar Ballat battle betwixt brother Buch cadet called captain Carbeth castle charter clans command Danes daughter denomination descended designed divers Donald Drumikill Drymen duke Duncan earl of Lennox eldest enemy England English family of Buchanan father favour French gentleman George George Buchanan Glasgow grace granted gules hath heiress heirs Henry honour hundred Ireland Irish Isles John Buchanan killed king Alexander king James King of France King of Scotland king Robert king's kingdom of Scotland laird of Buchanan lands Lenny Lochaber lord Lorn Luss M'Auselan MacDonald MacFarlane Malduin marriage married Mary obliged obtained Paris parish parliament Patrick Patrick Buchanan possession present prince principal person progeny queen reign of king reside Robert Buchanan Scots Scottish shire Sir John Spittel Stewart succeeded successor surname thereof Thomas Buchanan tion unto Walter Buchanan William
Page 89 - Buchanan expresses that well in his admirable poem upon the marriage of Mary Queen of Scots with the dauphin of France. " Hsec quoque cum Latiurn quateret Mars barbarus Orbem, Sola prope expu Isis fuit Hospita terra Carmenis. &c.
Page 204 - ... time ; upon which he was desired by the porter to desist, otherwise he would find cause to repent his rudeness. His majesty finding this • method would not do, desired the porter to tell his master, that the Good-man of Baliageich desired to speak with the king of Kippen.
Page 137 - Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page 21 - Which see after. hundred men appropriated for the king's lifeguard, there are an hundred of the said nation who are the nearest to his person, and in the night keep the keys of the apartment where he sleeps. There are, moreover, an hundred complete lances, and two hundred yeomen of the said nation...
Page 70 - My lord general, you see what a gallant army these worthy gentlemen here present and I have gathered together, at a time when it could hardly be expected that any number durst meet together: these men have come out to serve his majesty, at the hazard of their lives and all that is dear to them : I hope, therefore, you will give them all the encouragement to do their duty that lies in your power.
Page 98 - Christian virtues had moved his master to remunerate him with —also that it might breed a terror in the heart of a wicked neighbouring prince, against whom the sword was sharpened.
Page 26 - Charles VII. in the expulsion of the English out of France, and in the reduction of the kingdom to his obedience, he adds, " Since which reduction, and for the service the Scots rendered to Charles VII. upon that occasion, for the great loyalty and virtue which he found in them, he selected two hundred of them for the guard of his person, of whom he made an hundred men at arms, and an hundred lifeguards. And the said hundred men at arms are the hundred lances of our ancient ordinances ; and the lifeguard-men...
Page 225 - BUCHANAN, second son to Walter, seventh laird of Drumikill, and brother to William, last of that race of Drumikill, and first of Craigievairn. This Dugal acquired Lower Gartincaber in Buchanan parish : he was twice married, having of the first marriage John Buchanan, writer in Edinburgh, of the second marriage Thomas Buchanan, perriwig-maker in Glasgow. The old family, of Drumikill of which William Buchanan, now of Craigievairn, is representer, by any information I can obtain, for armorial bearing...
Page 73 - Then they both quitted their horses, and furiously attacked each other on foot. At the very first bout the noble earl gave him so sore a stroke on the brow, about an inch above his eyes, that he could not see for the blood that issued from the wound. His lordship was then just going to thrust him through the body ; but his man John White, forced up his sword, saying, " You have enough of him, my lord, yon have got the better of him.