Historical Records of the Family of Leslie from 1067 to 1868-9; Collected from Public Records and Authentic Private Sources Volume 2

Historical Records of the Family of Leslie from 1067 to 1868-9; Collected from Public Records and Authentic Private Sources 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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...and without division, and to the heirs-male of such heir-female; whom failing, to her eldest heir-female, without division; whom failing, to the next younger daughters successively, and their heirs male, the said heirsfemale always marrying a gentleman of the name of Hamilton, or who, and their children, should assume the name of Hamilton. On the other part, John, Duke of Rothes, bound himself to pay a tocher of 20,000 merks, at Whitsunday 1675, with his daughter, Lady Margaret Leslie; and because the earldom of Rothes, with the estates of the same, failing heirs-male of John, Duke of Rothes, were provided to the eldest daughter and heir-female, so that the eldest son to be procreate betwixt Lady Margaret Leslie and Charles, Earl of Haddington, or, failing sons by the said marriage, the eldest daughter, would succeed to both the estates and earldoms of Rothes and Haddington, that the two dignities might not be confounded, it was provided that if there were but one son by the marriage, or, failing sons by this or any subsequent marriage of the Earl of Haddington, if the eldest daughter should succeed, such heir should assume the name of Leslie, and should be called Earl or Countess of Rothes and Haddington; and that if there were two or more sons by this marriage, the eldest son should succeed to the titles and estates of the earldom of Rothes; and the Earl of Haddington bound himself to institute his second son as heir of tailzie to the titles and estates of the earldom of Haddington, which was done by a patent, dated at Holland House, 12th December 1689. By Charles, Earl of Haddington, Margaret, Countess of Rothes, had issue--I. John, who succeeded as ninth Earl of Rothes. II. Thomas, who succeeded his father as sixth Earl of Haddington. Thomas, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236652266
  • 9781236652263