A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire Volume 2

A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire 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. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...and seneschal of the king's manors in Ireland, in. in 1764, Harriet, daughter of Colonel John Murray, M.P. for the county of Monaghau, and had issue, Warner William, the present Lord RossMore. Henry, lieut.-colonel in the army, Hi. in Arms--Quarterly: first and fourth, per bend or and ar. in chief a tree, and in base a seahorse, reguardant, in waves, allppr.; second and third, quarterly; first and fourth, az. three mullets, within a bordure ar.; second and third, ar. three birds, close, within a bordure sa. Crest--A lion, rampant. Supporters--Dexter, a soldier, resting his right hand upon a sword, all ppr.; Sinister, a horse, bridled and saddled. Motto--Post proslia proemia. Seat--Rossmore Park, in the county of Monaghau. ROTHES, EARL OF, (George-VilliamEvelyn Leslie), and Baron Leslie and Ballenbreich, in the peerage of Scotland; b. 8th November, 1809; s. to the honors, as eleventh earl, at the demise of his mother, 30th January, 1819; m. 7th May, 1831, Louisa, third daughter of Colonel Anderson Morshead, of Widey Court, commanding the royal engineers at Malta. Htneage. The Leslies, a very distinguished race in North Britain, trace their origin to Bartholomew, a Flemish chief, who settled with his followers, in the district of Garioch, in Aberdeenshire, in the reign of William I. and whose descendants adopted the surname of Leslie, from the place of their abode. The sixth in immediate succession from this Bartholomew, was Sir Andrew De Leslie, knt. who married temp. Robert tbe First, Mary, daughter and caheiress of Sir Alexander Abernethy, of Abernethy; by whom he obtained the baronies of Rothes and Ballinbrcich. Sir Andrew was one 3M of the barons who signed the memorable letter to the Pope in 1320, asserting the independence of Scotland. His..show more

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  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 989g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236499697
  • 9781236499691