The Great Historic Families of Scotland, Volume 1


The Great Historic Families of Scotland, Volume 1 - James Taylor. This informative two-volume series gives historical and biographical “...sketches of the representatives and leading members of the great historical families of Scotland, as may exhibit their personal character, and at the same time throw some light on national manners and customs, as well as on warlike exploits and court intrigues.” The families covered are: the ancient Earldom of Mar, the Earldom of Menteith, the Douglases and the Angus Douglases, the Keiths, the Setons, the Ruthvens of Gowrie, the Crichtons of Frendraught, the MacKenzies of Seaforth, the MacKenzies of Cromartie, the Hamiltons, the Hamilton-Douglases, the Campbells of Argyll, the Campbells of Loudoun, the Campbells of Breadalbane, the Campbells of Cawdor, the Leslies, the Leslies of Rothes, the Leslies of Leven, the Leslies of Newark, the Ramsays, the Maules, the Lauderdale Maitlands, the Homes, and the Marchmont Humes. An index to names, places and subjects adds to the value of this work. (1889, 1994), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, index, 422 pp.

ISBN: 9780788401039