Antiquarian Notes; A Series of Papers Regarding Families and Places in the Highlands

Antiquarian Notes; A Series of Papers Regarding Families and Places in the Highlands

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...who lived an. mund. 1810, and says " he was Sovereign Prince of Achaia; for his fortune in wars, and affability in conversation, his subjects and familiars surnamed him 'Urochartos' (gr.)--that is to say, fortunate and wellbeloved. After which his time, his posterity ever since hath acknowledged him the father of all that carry the name of Urquhart." Sir Thomas also gives full details of Urochartos' coat of arms. Litoboros, 21st in descent, seems to have been a loose character, for he married two wives, "Pusena" and "Emphaneolla," and had besides these several others " as the fashion then was over the whole world, and for the space of about a thousand years thereafter." Pamprosodos, the 37th, who flourished an. mund. 2326, married "Termuth, who was that daughter of Pharaoh Amenophis, which found Moses among the bulrushes, and brought him up as if he had been her own child." We conclude for the present by giving the first part of the inventory of titles referred to: --At Cromarty, the 28th day of May 1658, the inventory of the writs delivered by Sir Robert Farquhar of Mowny, knight to John Urquhart of Cromarty. 1. Item--Imprimus, Sir Robert Farquhar's sasine of the estate of Cromartie, under the hand of William Urquhart, notary public, dated the last of April 1647, registrat at Edinburgh the 4th of June 1647. 2. Item--Ane extract of ane registrat contract betwixt Seaforth and Cromartie, upon the excambed lands in the 1608 years registered in 1621 years. 3. Ane contract betwixt Walter Urquhart of Cromartie, and Alexander Fearn of Pitcallen, dated 1586 years. 4. Dischairges by the Laird of Lesmoir of ten thousand merks of tocher with Helen Urquhart. 5. Mr Hendrie Urquhart's receipt of 7000...show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566912
  • 9781236566911