The Great Historic Families of Scotland, Volume 2


The Great Historic Families of Scotland, Volume 2 - 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 Maxwells; the Johnstones of Annandale; the Stewarts of Traquair; the Drummonds and the Strathallan Drummonds; the Erskines; the Erskines of Buchan and Cardross; the Erskines of Kellie; the Grahams; Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch; the Grahams of Esk, Netherby, and Norton-Conyers; the Scotts of Buccleuch; the Scotts of Harden; the Hepburns; the Frasers of Lovat; the Frasers of Philorth and Saltoun; the Gordons; the Gordons of Methlic and Haddo; the Gordons of Kenmure; the Gordons of Earlston, Gight, Etc.; the Hays of Errol; the Hays of Tweeddale; the Hays of Kinnoul; and, the Maclellans of Kirkcudbright. Addenda are included for: Earldom of Menteith, the Angus Douglases, the last Earl of Wintoun, the Campbells of Argyll, the two beautiful Gunnings, the Lauderdale Maitlands, the Erskines of Kellie, and the family of the Hays. An index to names, places and subjects adds to the value of this work. (1889, 1994), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, index, 438 pp.

ISBN: 9780788401497