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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. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ... to Heugh earle of Eglingtone, and eldest fister daughter of the earle of Rothes, lord high chancellour of Scotland, by whom he had only one daughter, Lady Mary Seton, who dyed a child of three years of age. The said George earle of Winton is now living in this present year of God, 1687 years. END OF THE CONTINUATION. NOTES. PHILLIP SEYToUN-P. l7.-The two charters granted by William the First to this Philip and his successor, Alexander, are both printed in Dr M"Kenzie's Lives of Scottish Writers. And it is fortunate that these ancient documents, so material to the early history of the family of Seton, have likewise been transcribed by the author of the Diplomata Scotice, and that the transcripts are still preserved, being now in the possession of Mr Dillon, one of the members of the Maitland Club. To these Mr Anderson has affixed the following Note: _ ' Sept. 24, 1701. I copied these two charters from the originals at Seton, by the noble courtesy of the Earl of Winton." The charter to Philip, given above, has been collated with the former of these transcripts-the latter, to Alexander, is inserted below. Lord Kingston adds, that Philip ' married Helen, daughter to the earle of Marche." ALEXANDER SEYToUN, first of that name-Ibid-The following is the copy of the charter he obtained from King William, above alluded to: Willielmus Dei gratia rex Scotorum episcopis, abbatibus, comitibus, baronil)us, justiciariis, vicecomitibus, prepositis, ministris, et omnibus probis hominibus terrse suee, clericis et laicis, salutem. Sciatis presentes et futuri me concessisse, et hac carta mea confirmasse, Alexandro, filio Philipi de Setune, terram quae fuit Philipi, patris sui, scilicet, Setune et Wintune et Wincelburg, tenendam sibi et...show more

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