Our Top 9 Inventions And Technical Innovations Of WWII.
Alexander Fleming was looking for ways to destroy bacteria. In 1928, he was growing lots of bacteria known as staphylococci on agar plates. Alexander Fleming could be a bit slapdash – his lab was rath...
Order of the Thistle
The Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle is an order of chivalry associated with Scotland. The current version of the Order was founded in 1687 by King James VII of Scotland (James II of ...
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Alexander Seton (Governor of Berwick)
Sir Alexander Seton, also known as Alexander de Seton (fl. 1311–1340) was the Governor (sometimes referred to as the Keeper or the Captain) of Berwick.He signed the Declaration of Arbroath of 1320 ass...
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Our Top 9 Inventions And Technical Innovations Of WWII.
Alexander Fleming was looking for ways to destroy bacteria. In 1928, he was growing lots of bacteria known as staphylococci on agar plates. Alexander Fleming could be a bit slapdash – his lab was rath...
George II, Earl of March
George de Dunbar, 11th Earl of Dunbar & March Lord of Annandale and the Isle of Man, (c. 1370 – after 1457) was the last of his family to hold these titles.
He was aged about fifty when ...
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Ranulf I de Soules
Ranulf de Soulis (Ranulf I de Soules) was a Norman knight who came to Scotland with David I and served as his cupbearer.
Ranulf was probably born in the Cotentin Peninsula at Soules, the family's ...
James Balfour Paul
Sir James Balfour Paul, KCVO (16 November 1846 – 15 September 1931) was the Lord Lyon King of Arms, the officer responsible for heraldry in Scotland, from 1890 until the end of 1926. Sir James was th...
Robert Christison
Sir Robert Christison, 1st Baronet (18 July 1797 – 27 January 1882) was a Scottish toxicologist and physician who served as president of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (1838 and 1846), as...
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William Edmond Logan
Sir William Edmond Logan FRSE FRS FGS (20 April 1798 – 22 June 1875) was a Scottish-Canadian geologist.Logan was born in Montreal, Lower Canada (now Quebec), and educated at the High School in Edinbur...
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Alexander Walker II
Sir Alexander Walker II (1869–1950) was the younger grandson of John ‘Johnnie’ Walker. He and his brother, George Paterson Walker, took the control of the company after the death of their father Alexa...
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Charles Fraser (businessman)
Sir Charles Annand Fraser KCVO WS DL (born 16 October 1928) is a Scottish businessman and former Chairman, Lothian and Borders Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise network.
The son of the Ver...
Robert Hamilton Lang
Sir Robert Hamilton Lang KCMG (1832-1913) was a Scottish-born financier, diplomat and collector of antiquities.
A son of the Rev. Gavin Lang, parish minister at Glassford, Lanarkshire, Robert Hami...
Aulay MacAulay of Ardincaple
Sir Aulay MacAulay of Ardincaple (died 1617) was a Scottish laird, knight, clan chief, and a shire commissioner. He was the son and heir of Walter MacAulay Ardincaple, who was the laird of Ardincaple ...
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William de Graham
Sir William de Graham was a knight who accompanied King David I on his journey north to claim the Scottish crown in 1128. He is the first Graham known in Scotland, and thus a founder of Clan Graham. ...
Graeme Catto
Sir Graeme Robertson Dawson Catto LLD, DSc, MD, FRSE, Hon FRCSE, FRCP(Lon), FRCGP, FFPM, FMedSci FKC (born 24 April 1945) is a Scottish doctor who was President, later Chair, of the General Medical Co...
Sir Archibald Campbell, 2nd Baronet
Sir Archibald Campbell of Succoth, Lord Succoth, 2nd Baronet FRSE (1 August 1769 – 23 July 1846) was a Scottish advocate and judge. His country house was Garscube House, succeeding to the estate in 18...
Alistair MacFarlane
Professor Sir Alistair George James MacFarlane (born 9 May 1931) CBE FRS FRSE is a British electrical engineer; leading academic; past Principal and Vice Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburg...
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Thomas Smith (barrister)
Sir Thomas Broun Smith, QC, FBA, FRSE (3 December 1915 – 15 October 1988) was a lawyer, soldier and academic.
Smith was the son of John Smith, DL, JP, and Agnes Smith. He married in 1940, Ann Doro...
George Campbell (1824–1892)
Sir George Campbell, KCSI (1824 – 18 February 1892) was a Scottish Liberal Party politician and Indian administrator.Campbell was born in 1824, the eldest son of Sir George Campbell, of Edenwood, whos...
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Alexander Biggam
Major-General Sir Alexander Gordon Biggam KBE CB FRSE FRCPE FRCP (14 April 1888, Stranraer - 22 March 1963) was a Scottish physician and soldier who served as Director of Study of Edinburgh Post-Gradu...
James MacGill
Sir James MacGill of Nether Rankeillour, Fife (died 1579) was a Scottish courtier.Sworn of the Privy Council by Mary, Queen of Scots in 1561, he became her Lord Clerk Register (Keeper of the Scots Roy...
John Lauder, Lord Fountainhall
Sir John Lauder of Fountainhall, 2nd Baronet, Lord Fountainhall (baptised 2 August 1646 – 20 September 1722) was one of Scotland's leading jurists who remains to this day an oft consulted authority. H...
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George Clerk-Maxwell
Sir George Clerk-Maxwell, 4th Baronet FRSE (1715–1784), of Penicuik (simply Clerk prior to his marriage), was a Scottish landowner who served as the Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer in Exchequer (1741), ...
John Baird, Lord Newbyth
Sir John Baird of Newbyth (by East Linton), Lord Newbyth (1620–1698), was a Scottish advocate, judge, politician and diplomat. He served as Commissioner for Aberdeenshire in the Parliament of Scotland...
John Keith, 1st Earl of Kintore
Sir John Keith, 1st Earl of Kintore (died 1714) was a Scottish nobleman.
Born the Hon. John Keith, he was the fourth son of William Keith, 6th Earl Marischal, and Lady Mary Erskine, a daughter of ...
Mark MacTaggart-Stewart
Sir Mark John MacTaggart-Stewart, 1st Baronet (12 October 1834 – 26 September 1923), known as Mark John Stewart until 1880, was a Scottish Tory Member of Parliament in the British House of Commons. He...