Memorials of Angus and Mearns

SKU: 101-J1438
Memorials of Angus and Mearns: An Account Historical, Antiquarian, and Traditionary, of the Castles and Towns Visited by Edward I, and of the Barons, Clergy, and Others who Swore Fealty to England in 1291-1296 - Andrew Jervise and James Gammack. At times meandering but always informative, Andrew Jervise's narrative (revised and expanded by Rev. Gammack) provides enlightening historical sketches of a massive collection of landmarks, churches, villages, monuments and noble families found throughout the counties of Forfar and Kincardine, Scotland. The text is divided as follows: Part First, providing an introductory outline of the early history of Angus and Mearns; Part Second, "Castles and Towns Visited by Edward I, A.D. 1296," covering Forfar, Farnell, Kinnaird, Montrose, Kincardine, Glenbervie, Durris, Brechin, the Round Tower, Arberbrothoc and Dundee; Part Third, "The Barons who Sore Fealty to Edward I, A.D. 1291–6," covering the families of Maule, Umphraville, Leighton, Fenton, Beaton and Graham; Part Fourth, "The Barons of Angus who Swore Fealty to Edward I, A.D. 1296," covering the families of Arrat, Anand, Baxter, Cameron, Cramond, Dundee, Gardyne, Glenesk, Gourlay, Hay, Inverpeffer, Keilor, Montealt, Napier, Aghleks, Newtober, Ogilvy, Ochterlony, Pollok, Seneschal, Ramsay, Tailleur and Wishart; Part Fifth, "The Barons of Mearns who Swore Fealty to Edward I, A.D. 1296," covering the families of Allardice, Falconer, Middleton, Montfort, Straiton, Thornton, Wishart and Fleming; Part Sixth, "The Abbey of Cupar and the Priory of Restenneth;" and Part Seventh, covering the churches of Dunlappy, Idvies, Kinneties, Logie, Garvock, Kinneff and Dunnottar, and listing members of the Knights Templars and Hospitallers of St. John, the Holy Trinity and St. Germains, and the Ladies of Deceased Barons, A.D. 1296–1306. To aid in further research, the authors have included a bibliographical "List of Authors," citing over 200 sources published as early as the 1600s. Researchers of Scottish nobility should not be without a copy of this book! (1885), 2000, 5½x8½, paper, index, 756 pp. 101-J1438 ISBN: 0788414380