A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland Enjoying Territorial Possessions or High Official Rank; But Uninvested with Heritable Honours Volume 2

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland Enjoying Territorial Possessions or High Official Rank; But Uninvested with Heritable Honours Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1836 edition. Excerpt: ...attainder removed, and their forfeitures reversed; and the heirs of such as had been executed, had their estates restored. Among others, Kobert Bruce, son and heir of Robert Bruce, of Airth, obtained restitution. Robert Bruce, who was living temp. James II. descended from -Sir Edward Bruce, acquired the estate of Airth in marriage with the eldest daughter and one of the heiresses of Sir William de Airth of that ilk.f a very great man, who possessed Airth, Carnock Plain, and Airth Beg, and large Airth, shows that this family springs from a second son of the Bruces of Annandale: --M. S. Alejandro Brussio, Ex Roberti Hrussii Scotorum Regis Filio natu secundo proeenito, Baroni Airthensi Primum in Belgio per Annos xxn. Dein in Anglia pro Tribuno Regio Viro cum Strenuo turn pientissimo, . tatis anno Lvi vitaque simul defuncto, A.D. xvii Kal. Oct. Ckdcxlii. G. Lauderus affinis M P. Brussius hie situs est; pietate an clarior armis, Incertum est; certum regibus ortus avis. On the same tomb appears this English inscrip-tion: --Heer lyes a branche of Brusse's noble stemm, Airth's Baron, whose high worth did sote that name. Hollande his courage honoured, Spain did feare, The Sweeds in Fonen bought the trial deare. At last his Prince's service called him borne, To die on Thames's hank, and leave this tombe To bear his name unto posteritie, And make all brave men love his memorie. Crawford states in his notes, that Robert Bruce, of Airth, was the Laird of Clackmannan's brother, but the family of Airth never considered themselves a cadet of the Bruces of Clackmannan, nor have the family of Clackmannan any charter older than those of Airth to prove so. Perhaps it may be worth mentioning that the Bruce's of Clackmannan got a charter of their lands from...show more

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  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 916g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236631994
  • 9781236631992