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Information for Dunbar Earl of Selkirk

Information for Dunbar Earl of Selkirk

defender, against Mr. John Lamont, minister of the Gospel at Kelton, pursuer.


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Published in [Edinburgh? .
Written in English

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 9969, no. 29.
ContributionsLamont, John, 1700-1776.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL18377294M

Archibald, the 3rd Earl died at Christmas , and the new 4th Earl became the largest and most powerful magnate in the realm. His father's vast lordships stretched from Galloway Douglasdale, Moray, Clydesdale to the shires of Stirling and Selkirk. These were augmented by the forfeited lands of the Earl of Dunbar in Lothian and the Merse. Henry of Scotland. Henry of Scotland was a Prince of Scotland, heir to the Kingdom of Alba. Henry was named after his uncle, King Henry I of England who married his paternal aunt Edith of Scotland. He had three sons. Two became King of Scotland, and a third whose descendants were critical in later days of the Scottish royal house.

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Get this from a library. Information for Dunbar Earl of Selkirk defender, against Mr. John Lamont, minister of the Gospel at Kelton, pursuer. [Dunbar Douglas Selkirk, Earl of; John Lamont].

His Grace Douglas Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, Marquis of Douglas, Earl of Angus, andC. Nearest and Lawful Heir Male of Archibald Duke of Douglas, Deceased, Appellant.

Dunbar Earl of Selkirk, - - - And Archibald Douglas by Dr Douglas Hamilton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Gospatric de Dunbar, 1st Earl of Dunbar was the son of Gospatric, Earl of Northumberland and unknown wife.1,2 He died on 22 Augustkilled in action Circa he seems to have been a signatory to the Charter of Scone by which the Abbey of Scone was Information for Dunbar Earl of Selkirk book He was created 1st Earl of Dunbar [Scotland] circa He fought in the Battle of the Standard on Children: Edgar of Dunbar, Juliana de Dunbar, Edward Dunbar, N.N.

de Dunbar, Alan de Dunbar. Thomas Douglas, the Fifth Earl of Selkirk (), was a complex man of his times, whose passions left an indelible mark on Canadian history.

A product of the Scottish Enlightenment and witness to the French Revolution, he dedicated his fortune and energy to the vision of a new colony at the centre of North America.

His final legacy, the Red River Settlement, led to the. Thomas Douglas, Baron Daer and Shortcleugh, 5th Earl of Selkirk, (20 June - 8 April ) was a colonizer and author. He was born on St Mary’s Isle (near Kirkcudbright), Scotland, the son of>Dunbar Hamilton, later Douglas, 4th Earl of Selkirk and Helen Hamilton.

On 24 Nov.he married Jean Wedderburn (d ) in Inveresk, Scotland, and they had three children. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to.

DOUGLAS, THOMAS, Baron DAER and SHORTCLEUCH, 5th Earl of SELKIRK, colonizer and author; b. 20 June on St Mary’s Isle (near Kirkcudbright), Scotland, son of Dunbar Hamilton Douglas and Helen Hamilton; m. 24 Nov. Jean Wedderburn in Inveresk, Scotland, and they had three children; d. 8 April in Pau, France.

Earl Gospatric II DE DUNBAR. Born: Dunbar Castle, East Lothian, Scotland; Married: Died: 22 AugBattle of The Standard, Cowton Moor, near Northallerton, Yorkshire, England General Notes: compiler's 28 x great grandfather Research Notes: Simeon of Durham names "Dolfin, Walther and Cospatric" as the sons of Gospatrick.

Dunbar, Earl of Selkirk, died inand was succeeded by his youngest son Thomas, his other sons having predeceased him. Thomas, fifth Earl of Selkirk, etc., married in Jean, only surviving daughter of James Wedderburn Colville of Ochiltree (she died 10th Juneaged eighty-five), and had issue – Dunbar James, born in Daughter of James Wedderburn Colvile, received £ upon her marriage to Thomas, 5th earl of Selkirk, drawn from her father's Jamaican estates.

Her son Dunbar James, succeeded to the earldom. Sources. Thomas Douglas, Fifth Earl of Selkirk (), is known to most Canadians as a Scots laird who founded a colony at Red River in Selkirk’s efforts at Red River were not merely an Information for Dunbar Earl of Selkirk book episode in his life, however, but rather the culmination of it.

He had been involved in North American colonization sinceFile Size: 3MB. An Index to Family Histories Deposited at the Scottish Genealogy Society as at 5th May ABERCROMBIE c T C. of Tullibody - of Abercromby c - of Pitmedden & Birkenbog - of Fetterneir c - c of Glassaugh - c Notes taken from Northern Notes & Queries.

Tree of the family of. Media in category "Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk" This category contains only the following file. Thomas Douglas 5th Earl of × ; 38 KBDate of birth: 20 JuneScotland. The 5 th Earl of Selkirk died on 8 April48 years-old, in Pau, France, where he is buried.

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Isabella Helen Hope and Dunbar James 6th Earl of Selkirk Douglas. Jean passed away on June 10   In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content. J.M. BUMSTED Settlement b Chance: Lord ß.

Selkrk and Pnnce Edward Island THOMAS DOUGLAS, the Fifth Earl of Selkirk,hasbecomesomething of a legendaryone-projectfigurein is'Lord Selkirk of Red River' despitethe fact that his westernsettlementactivities, whichendedin Cited by: 1. Thomas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, was the youngest of seven sons, and was born in Though he belonged to one of the oldest noble families, of Scotland, yet when he went to Edinburgh, as a fellow student of Sir Walter Scott, Clerk of Eldon, and David Douglas, afterward Lord Reston, it was with a view of making his own way in the world, for there.

We examined the stone on Lady Selkirk’s grave, then immediately to the left, the headstone of Dunbar James, the Selkirks’ son (the sixth Earl) and his wife, Cecely Louisa. To the immediate right was the grave of Katherine Jean Wigram, the Selkirks’ second daughter, and her husband.

Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk FRS FRSE was a Scottish peer. He was noteworthy as a Scottish philanthropist who sponsored immigrant settlements in Canada at the Red River Colony, he was born at St Mary's Isle, Kirkcudbrightshire, the seventh son of Dunbar Douglas, 4th Earl of Selkirk, his wife Helen Hamilton, granddaughter of Thomas Hamilton, 6th Earl of Haddington.

Early background. Douglas was the seventh son of Dunbar Douglas, 4th Earl of Selkirk, and his wife Helen Hamilton (), grand-daughter of Thomas Hamilton, 6th Earl of early education was at the Palgrave Academy, Suffolk.

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Nabil Ar Rifai RvJPodcast SOFIA Collective's Podcast. Featured Full text of "Lord Selkirk's work in Canada" See other formats. Patrick, 7th Earl of Dunbar appears as supporting Henry, and Sir David as adhering to the Comyns, Earls of Menteith and Buchan, leaders of the anti-English party.

However, a few years later he is found holding the office of Sheriff of Berwick, and under that designation witnessing a charter by the Earl of Dunbar to the monastery of Coldingham. Additional information for Sir John Sinclair of Stevenson, baronet heir of tailzie and provision of the deceased Alexander Earl of Caithness, and claiming to be served as such before the macers, against Lady Dorothea Sinclair, Countess Fife, and James Earl Fife, her husband, for his interest.

by: Sinclair, John, Sir, d. He is said to have obtained the manor of Foghou which he held as a vassal under the earls of Dunbar (Chalmers, I, p.

Robert Corbet was a witness to the Inquisitio of Earl David c.and to a charter by the earl to Selkirk Abbey (Kelso, 4). It is regrettable that Dunbar does not occupy a greater place in the historiography of early Stuart Britain.

His sole biography, published by Reverend James Kirk of Dunbar Church inis a useful but brief collection of three lectures detailing the earl's career from to This book includes a detailed map of the Clans of Scotland together with other Clan information including other maps and accounts of the Highlands.

On Emigration and the State of the Highlands By The Earl of Selkirk, ; Popular Superstitions. Thomas Douglas became Lord Daer, and two years later, at the age of twenty-eight, on the death of his father, 4 LIFE OF LORD SELKIRK Dunbar Douglas, he became Thomas, Earl of Selkirk, and possessor of the honours, estates, and heredita- ments of the noble house which had been created in and again constituted in Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more.

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DOUGLAS, THOMAS, fifth Earl of Selkirk, Baron Daer and Shortcleuch, in the Scotch peerage (–), was the seventh and youngest son of Dunbar (Hamilton) Douglas, the fourth earl.

He was born at the family seat, St. Mary's Isle, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 20 Juneand was educated at Edinburgh University, his name frequently appearing. ( ) Nathan Hamilton [ - ] 4C8 Nathan 4 Hamilton, John 3 Wheeler, John 2,1,A Hamilton, 1 Alexander B ( ) James Hamilton, 6° Laird of Cadzow, 1° Lord Hamilton [ - ] 3C17Sir James Hamilton, 2 James ( ) Alexander Hamilton, statesman, Immigrant [ - ] 14C7Alexander 1 Hamilton, James, A Alexander, B 3 John C.

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His paternal grandfather was David I of Scotland. Douglas, Dunbar James (6th Earl of Selkirk) () Themes Land & Property. The Earl of Selkirk was a practical man; and, seeing the plight of the Hudson's Bay Company, he was tempted to take advantage of the situation to further his plans of emigration.

in the autumn ofhe embarked for New York, accompanied by Lady Selkirk and his three children, Dunbar, Isabella, and Katherine. Arriving on Novem he. On This Day. 11 May John Knox preaches a sermon in Perth, starting a major Protestant uprising that spreads swiftly across central Scotland.

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He was afterwards tutor to William Boyd, fourth earl of Kilmarnock [q. v.], tillwhen he became librarian of the university of Glasgow. In he was elected to the chair of Greek there, promotion which he owed to the assistance of .Duncan, Earl of Fife (changed sides in ) Thomas Randolph, Earl of Moray (important Bruce supporter although briefly fought for the English in the past) Patrick Dunbar, Earl of March (or Earl of Dunbar) (changed sides a few times) Malise, Earl of Strathearn (Bruce loyalist) Malcolm, Earl of Lennox (Bruce loyalist) William, Earl of Ross.