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The Greening Peerage of Scotland: A Genealogical and Historical Account of All the Peers of That Ancient Kingdom; Their Descents, Collateral Branches, Births, Marriages, and Issue. Together With a Like Account of All the Attained Peers; And a Complete Alphabetical List of Those Nobles of Scotland, Whose Titles Are Extinct. Collected From Parliament Rolls, Records, Family Documents, And the Personal Information of Many Noble Peers. Also the Paternal Coats of Arms, Crests, Supporters, and Mottoes, Most Elegantly Engraved

By: Heritage Books, Books

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1767)

Seller ID: P0289

ISBN: 0788402897

Condition: 392 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1767), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 392 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Originally published in 1767, this book is a rare find. Jam-packed with information about the nobles of Scotland, it would be a welcome addition to any library. One of the author's intentions for this book was that members of the peerage might use it to see how they were related to one another. Over 120 different titles are presented in the central section of the book. A history of the family's lineage as it pertains to the title is given for each of the entries. Also pr... View more info

SAVORY SCOTTISH RECIPES

By: N/A

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Penfield Books:

Seller ID: 043284

ISBN: 1932-043284

Condition: Spiral-bound, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2", 154 pages, spiralbound, Penfield Books


Internationally respected for much of its fare, Scotland is famous for its smoked salmon, herring, Dundee cake, Keiller marmalades, and heather honey. Recipes include Prince Charlie's Pancakes, Dunlop Rarebit, Cock-A-Leekie Soup, Drop Scones, Dundee Marmalade, Scottish Shortbread, Haggis, Newhaven Cream,Game Pie, Scots Triffle, Dundee Cake, and Edinburgh Rock Candy. A fresh look at the excellence of Scottish cuisine. A Wee Glossary (to help make your cooking experience ... View more info

Memorials of Angus and Mearns: An Account Historical, Antiquarian, and Traditionary, of the Castles and Towns Visited by Edward I, and of the Barons, Clergy, and Others who Swore Fealty to England in 1291-1296

By: Andrew Jervise and James Gammack

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1885)

Seller ID: J1438

ISBN: 0788414380

Condition: 756 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1885), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 756 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Enlightening historical sketches of landmarks, churches, villages, monuments and noble families of Forfar and Kincardine, Scotland. Covers over 30 families; with members of the Knights Templars and Hospitallers of St. John, the Holy Trinity and St. Germains, and the Ladies of Deceased Barons, A.D. 1296-1306. A "List of Authors," cites over 200 sources published as early as the 1600s. 756 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1885), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 756 pp, Softcover, ... View more info

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As God Is My Witness

By: Brian J. Orr

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2002

Seller ID: O2114

ISBN: 0078842114X

Condition: 420 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2002, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 420 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


A gripping account of the history of the Scottish Covenanters, this original work contains vivid descriptions of events and biographical sketches of the people central to this Presbyterian movement during the 17th century. This important history of religious persecution is divided into 4 parts. Part One provides an historical background which looks at some of the issues leading to the National Covenant, and the subsequent bloody persecution of King Charles II. It examine... View more info

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A Layman’s Guide to the Scottish Reformation

By: Brian J. Orr

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2004

Seller ID: O3188

ISBN: 0788431889

Condition: 594 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 594 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


A Layman's Guide to the Scottish Reformation relates the story of the Protestant Reformation in Scotland and the subsequent trials and tribulations of the nascent Presbyterian Church. Covering the period from about 1530 to 1690 it is one of the busiest periods in Scottish and English history ranging across the reigns of Mary Queen of Scots and the Stuart Kings, James VI/I, Charles I, Charles II and James II. For added spice there are the complications of the Wars of the ... View more info

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Origin And Signification Of Scottish Surnames With A Vocabulary Of Christian Names

By: Clifford Stanley Sims

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1862, 2000)

Seller ID: S1618

ISBN: 0788416189

Condition: 124 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1862, 2000), 2010, 5.5x8.5, paper, 124 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


It is hard to imagine life without surnames, but surnames were a rarity before the 11th century. Names originated from localities such as Nisbet and Ralston, baptismal names such as Anderson and Lawrence, trades such as Baxter and Fletcher, offices such as Bannerman and Walker, professions such as Clerk and Kemp, peculiarities of body and/or mind such as Fairfax and Armstrong, armorial bearings such as Cross and Horn, nativity such as Fleming and Scott, and many other so... View more info

Scottish Goldsmiths, 1600 - 1800

By: David Dobson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1998

Seller ID: D0056

ISBN: 1888265566

Condition: 49 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 49 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


49 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 49 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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The Scots Overseas: Emigrants and Adventurers

By: David Dobson

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: D9589

ISBN: 1585495891

Condition: Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Covers the areas of Aberdeen and North East Scotland; Fife, Moray and Banff; Angus and Perth; Southern Scotland, Glasgow and the West of Scotland; Orkney and Shetland, The Lothians, and the Northern Highlands. Originally published by the author in multiple parts.Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Scottish Schoolmasters of the Seventeenth Century

By: David Dobson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1998

Seller ID: D0049

ISBN: 1888265493

Condition: 40 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 40 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


40 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 40 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Scottish Seafarers 1800-1830

By: David Dobson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1998

Seller ID: D0057

ISBN: 1888265574

Condition: 33 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 33 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


33 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 33 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Scottish Whalers

By: David Dobson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1995, 1996)

Seller ID: D0046

ISBN: 1888265469

Condition: 80 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1995, 1996), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, 80 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Originally published as three books, this book deals with Scottish whalers before 1800, Scots in the Arctic: Tales of Whalers, and the Whalers of Dundee, 1750 to 1850. 80 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1995, 1996), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, 80 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Mariners of Kirkcaldy, St. Andrews, and Fife, 1600-1800

By: David Dobson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2000

Seller ID: D0047

ISBN: 1888265477

Condition: 110 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 110 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This booklet brings together information on the mariners of Kirkaldy and district largely to be found in documentary sources held in the Scottish Record Office, and is based on original research undertaken in Edinburgh and St. Andrews.110 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 110 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Image for Mariners of Aberdeen and Northern Scotland, 1600-1800

Mariners of Aberdeen and Northern Scotland, 1600-1800

By: David Dobson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1993)

Seller ID: D0042

ISBN: 1888265426

Condition: 90 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1993), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 90 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Lists of seafarers, primarily ship captains, gleaned from records in the Scottish Record Office and numerous publications.90 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1993), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 90 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Image for Mariners of Angus, 1600-1800

Mariners of Angus, 1600-1800

By: David Dobson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1992, 1993, 1995)

Seller ID: D0045

ISBN: 1888265450

Condition: 120 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1992, 1993, 1995), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 120 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


While the overall pattern of Scottish trade in the early modern period is well known, very little information is readily available on the shipmasters, their vessels and crews. This publication attempts to bring together in a concise form such data as is available in archival or published sources and is based mainly on original research in Edinburgh, Dundee and Montrose.120 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1992, 1993, 1995), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 120 pp, Softcover, Heritage Bo... View more info

The Mariners of the Clyde and Western Scotland 1600-1800

By: David Dobson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1994)

Seller ID: D0044

ISBN: 1888265442

Condition: 64 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1994), 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, 64 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


64 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1994), 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, 64 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Burgess Rolls of Fife 1700-1800 and St. Andrew’s 1700-1750

By: David Dobson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2000

Seller ID: D0043

ISBN: 1888265434

Condition: 154 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 154 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Burgesses were a self perpetuating oligarchy representing a minority of the population and comprised of merchants and craftsmen. Only the burgesses had the power to vote, operate businesses, and to trade within the burghs, while only the burgesses of Royal Burghs could engage in overseas trade. This book attempts to identify who were the burgesses of Fife of the 18th century on the eve of industrialization of the economy.154 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, alph... View more info

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The Mariners of the Lothians, 1600-1800

By: David Dobson

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1993, 1995)

Seller ID: D0034

ISBN: 1888265345

Condition: 97 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1993, 1995), 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, 97 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Until the rise of transatlantic trade and the Industrial Revolution of the eighteenth century the Lothian ports of Leith and Bo’ness played the leading role in Scotland’s coastal and overseas commerce. During the seventeenth century Leith maintained its traditional position of being Scotland’s single most important port as far as trade was concerned. Ships, both Scottish and foreign, would sail from Leith to destinations as diverse as the Gulf of Bot... View more info

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Scottish Soldiers 1600-1800

By: David Dobson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1997)

Seller ID: D0041

ISBN: 1888265418

Condition: 39 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1997), 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, 39 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Scotland has had a long martial tradition stretching back many centuries.For virtually a thousand years Scotsmen have fought in foreign wars as well as within the British Isles. Taken from the Commissary Registers of Testiments from the Scottish Record Office, this book lists men enlisted in the Scottish military between 1600 and 1800. Rank, regiment, and location of post are included.39 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1997), 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, 39 pp, Softcover, He... View more info

Scottish Soldiers in Continental Europe

By: David Dobson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1998

Seller ID: D0040

ISBN: 188826540X

Condition: 32 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, 32 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


32 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1998, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, 32 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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The Parish of Urr: A History

By: David Frew

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1909)

Seller ID: F0763

ISBN: 1585497630

Condition: 386 pages, (1909), 2002, 386 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Located in the eastern district of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright this parish contains the town of Dalbeattie. Appendixes include names and owners of lands, elders in the churches, and members of the public boards.386 pages, (1909), 2002, 386 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info