Laird
A laird (/ˈlɛərd/) is a member of the Scottish gentry, who bears the designation Laird of X, where X is the place name. In the non-peerage table of precedence, a laird ranks below a Baron and is the e...
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Laird of Brolas
The Laird of Brolas owned the estate at Taynuilt in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.Other clan members include:
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Clan Maclaine of Lochbuie
Clan Mclaine of Lochbuie is a Scottish Clan that inhabited lands on the southern end of the Isle of Mull in the Inner Hebrides of the western Scottish Highlands. "Mclaine" is an alternate spelling for...
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William Fraser, 12th Lord Saltoun
William Fraser, 12th Lord Saltoun (1654–1715), was a Scottish peer and the 11th Laird of Philorth.
Fraser was born on 11 November 1654 in the small town of Fraserburgh. His parents were Alexander ...
Raymond Durie of Durie
Raymond Durie of Durie (10 August 1905 – 29 March 1999), until 1988 known as Raymond Dewar-Durie, was a British army officer involved in the Yangtze incident who later became chief of the Clan Durie.<...
Lord Borthwick
Lord Borthwick is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. Alexander Nisbet relates that "the first of this ancient and noble family came from Hungary to Scotland, in the retinue of Queen Margaret, in the ...
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Laird of Glengarry
Colonel Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell of Glengarry (15 September 1773 – 17 January 1828), sometimes called by the Gaelic version of his name, Alastair or Alasdair, was clan chief of Clan MacDonell of ...
Walter Campbell of Shawfield
Walter Campbell of Shawfield (1741 – 19 October 1816), the grandson of Daniel Campbell (d. 1753), was Rector of the University of Glasgow from 1789 to 1791. He was also the Laird of Islay, Scotland.Hi...
Hector Maclean, 4th Laird of Coll
Hector Maclean, 4th Laird of Coll (flourished 1560) was the son of John Abrach Maclean, 2nd Laird of Coll, and had a brother, John Maclean, 3rd Laird of Coll.
Hector made greater progress in lette...
Huistean Du Mackay, 14th of Strathnaver
Huistean Du Mackay (Hugh Mackay) of Strathnaver was the fourteenth chief of the Clan Mackay, a Highland Scottish clan.
Huistean Mackay was the eldest son of his father Iye Du Mackay’s second marri...
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David Gregory (physician)
David Gregory (20 December 1625 – 1720) was a Scottish physician and inventor. His surname is sometimes spelt as Gregorie, the original Scottish spelling. He inherited Kinnairdy Castle in 1664. T...
George Dempster of Dunnichen
George Dempster of Dunnichen and Skibo FRSE FSA (Scot) (1732–1818) was a Scottish advocate, landowner, agricultural improver and politician. Dempster served as Member of Parliament for the Perth...
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Donald Maclean, 3rd Laird of Brolas
Donald Maclean, 3rd Laird of Brolas (circa 1670-1725) was the Laird of Brolas.
His father, Lauchlan Maclean, 2nd Laird of Brolas, died at an early age. Donald entered the army and served for some ...
Archibald Napier, 1st Lord Napier
Archibald Napier, 1st Lord Napier, the 9th Laird Napier of Merchiston (c. 1576–1645), was a Scottish politician and judge. In 1627 he was created Lord Napier of Merchiston and Baronet of Nova Scotia.<...
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Allan Maclean, 10th Laird of Ardgour
Allan Maclean, 10th Laird of Ardgour (1668-1756)
He was born in 1668 to Ewen Maclean, 9th Laird of Ardgour and Mary, daughter of Lachlan Maclean of Lochbuie. His siblings were Donald, Charles, Joh...
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Roderick Macleod, 2nd of Cadboll
Roderick Macleod, 2nd of Cadboll (died 1770) was a Scottish laird who supported the Jacobite cause and fought for Bonnie Prince Charlie in The 'Forty-Five'.
Roderick Macleod was the son of Aeneas ...
James Ferguson (Scottish politician)
James Ferguson FRSE (25 May 1735 – 6 September 1820) was a Scottish advocate and Tory politician and the third Laird of Pitfour, a large estate in the Buchan area of north east Scotland, which is...
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Ewen Maclean, 9th Laird of Ardgour
Ewen Maclean, 9th Laird of Ardgour
He married Mary, daughter of Lachlan MacLean of Lochbuie, and had by her:Ewen was succeeded in the estates by his son.
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Clan Buchanan
Clan Buchanan (Scottish Gaelic: Mac a'Chanonaich or Bochanan) is an Armigerous Scottish clan whose origins are said to lie in the 1225 grant of lands on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond to clergym...
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George Ferguson (Royal Navy officer)
George Ferguson (April 1788 – 15 March 1867) was a Scottish officer of the Royal Navy. He served during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and rose to the rank of admiral. He was also a To...
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Donald Maclean, 1st Laird of Brolas
Donald MacLean, 1st Laird of Brolas (circa 1600–after 1655), was a Scottish Laird of Clan MacLean who fought in the battle of Battle of Inverkeithing. He was the first Laird of Brolas.
His f...
Craigmillar Castle
Craigmillar Castle is a ruined medieval castle in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is situated 3 miles (4.8 km) south-east of the city centre, on a low hill to the south of the modern suburb of Craigmilla...
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Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell
Colonel Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell of Glengarry (15 September 1773 – 17 January 1828), sometimes called by the Gaelic version of his name, Alastair or Alasdair, was clan chief of Clan MacDonell of ...
Laird of Torloisk
The following articles may refer to the Laird of Torloisk who ran an estate on the Isle of Mull
Eoghan de Ergadia, Laird of Latharna
Eoghan mac Eoinn (Anglicized: Ewen son of John), lord of Latharna (Lorne, Scotland) (about 1330s – before 1388) was a 14th-century Scottish Highland magnate.Eoghan was the grandson of Ailean mac...
James Kirkcaldy
James Kirkcaldy of Grange (died 1556) was a Fife laird and treasurer of Scotland.He married Janet Melville, aunt of Sir James Melville of Halhill. Their heir was William Kirkcaldy of Grange. His main ...