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Till Now, Volume 1 [Alexander Crawford Lindsay Crawford (Ear] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of. When I started writing ‘The Challenge to the Crown‘, I undertook a significant amount of research into my wife’s grandmother’s family, the Erskines.

The Erskines laid claim to the Earldom of Mar, the senior Scottish Earldom, although they gained this by marriage. This account shows the initial fragility of their claim and explains the reasons for the two Mar Earldoms that exist today.

The earldom of Mar in sunshine and in shade during five hundred years, in reply to an address to by Alexander William C. Lindsay, Walter Henry Erskine, Mar (earldom of).

Welcome to the official website for the Earldom of Mar. As the 31st holder of the Earldom I am very conscious of the enormous privilege that has been passed to me by my predecessors.

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Some of them held high office in the governments of both Scotland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain whilst others did not quite reach the top.

Earldom of Mar - Premier Earldom of Scotland. Lady Mar has sat as a cross-bencher in the House of Lords since On the passing of the House of Lords Act she was elected to serve as one of the ninety-two hereditary peers retained in the House. In his book The Province of Mar, Dr.

Douglas Simpson tells us that the ancient Province of Mar comprised the district between the rivers Dee and Don, with the upper and middle basins of both, including the north bank of the Don as far eastwards as the western boundary of the parish of Inverurie, and the south bank of the Dee down to the Water.

HOLDERS OF THE EARLDOM FROM 1ST The Earldom of Mar. book 31ST. Rothri, 1st Earl of Mar. In the time of King Alexander I of Scotland, who reigned from tothe feudal system was replacing the old Celtic system. The Mormaers, or Great Stewards, were then designated Earls or Comes, and as such appear in the charter founding the Abbey of Scone, Proceedings in the case of Earldom of Mar.

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Proceedings in the case of Earldom of Mar. Earldom of Mar in sunshine and in shade during five hundred years; Description: By the late Alexander Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, Lord Lindsay.

Edited by Margaret Lindsay, Countess of Crawford and Balcarres. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 2 volumes. Shelfmark: Ad: Additional NLS resources: Library catalogue record; More information.

There were two titles, the ancient earldom of Mar, which passed through the female line, and a title originally created for Lord James Stewart on his marriage. When Lord James became Earl of Moray, John Erskine received the new Mar Earldom, but it passed only through the male line.

Get this from a library. The Earldom of Mar; being a sequel to The Province of Mar, [William Douglas Simpson]. Thomas, Earl of Mar, (c. ) was a 14th-century Earl of Mar, an earldom located in the County of Aberdeen, is sometimes styled Mormaer of Mar since mormaer was the Scottish equivalent of the English word e the identification and numbering of the ancient earls of Mar is debatable, Thomas is variously numbered the ninth, tenth, or thirteenth.

The earldom of Mar in sunshine and in shade during five hundred years: with incidental notices of the leading cases of Scottish dignities from the reign of King Charles I.

till now: in reply to an address to the peers letters to the lord clerk register of Scotland (George Frederick Earl of Pages: The Earldom of Mar lies in Aberdeenshire between the rivers Dee and Don. It is because Mar was one of the ancient tribes of Scotland, that it is referred to a the “Tribe of Mar.” Donald Mormaer of Mar fought alongside the Irish King Brian Boru against the Norse, Viking invaders in The Mormaer or Earl of Buchan was originally the provincial ruler of the medieval province of Buchan.

Buchan was the first Mormaerdom in the High Medieval Kingdom of the Scots to pass into the hands of a non-Scottish family in the male line.

The earldom had three lines in its history, not counting passings from female heirs to sons. Today it is held by the Erskine family as a peerage. The current holder is First holder: James Stewart, 1st Earl.

The Earldom of Mar in Sunshine and in Shade During Five Hundred Years, in Reply to an Address to the Peers of Scotland by W.H. Earl of Kellie by Alexander William C Lindsay, Alexander William C Mar, et al.

| Sep 2,   In he resigned the earldom to the Crown, the king granting it by a fresh creation to him and certain heirs, with reversion to the Crown. On the earl’s death in the earldom was claimed by Robert, Lord Erskine, as heir of Gratney, earl of Mar, through a daughter; but the Crown claimed as reversionary under the creation of   The Earldom of Mar in sunshine and in shade during five hundred years Letters to the Lord Clerk Register of Scotland.

by Crawford, Alexander Crawford Lindsay, Earl of, Alexander held the Earldom of Mar and the Lordship of the Garioch jure uxoris, in right of his first wife Isabel Douglas, Countess of Mar (died ). Alexander's marriage to Isabella followed his capture of Kildrummy Castle, and Isabella with it, in He had forced her to execute a charter (12 August) settling the reversion to the earldom on himself and his : Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan.

The Mormaer or Earl of Mar is a title that has been reaffirmed seven times, all in the Peerage of first creation of the earldom was originally the provincial ruler of the province of Mar in north-eastern Scotland. First attested in the year[2] the "family seat" eventually became Kildrummy Castle, although other sites like Doune of Invernochty were initially just as important.

The Earldom of Mar in sunshine and in shade during five hundred years Letters to the Lord Clerk Register of Scotland.

by Crawford, Alexander Crawford Lindsay, Earl of, Pages: JAMES STEWART, EARL OF MAR—THE EARLDOM OF MAR AND LORDSHIP OF GARIOCH RESTORED TO JOHN, LORD ERSKINE. QUEEN MARY granted to her natural brother, James Stewart, Prior of St. Andrews, what remained of the lands of the Earldom of Mar in the hands of the Crown, and on the 7th of February,created him Earl of Mar.

Any discussion of John Erskine, 23rd Earl of Mar, has to start with a brief overview of how Scottish titles were awarded and recorded. It was quite common for a title, e.g.

an Earldom, to be awarded more than once in history, with the second and subsequent "creations" taking place after the first "creation" had been extinguished, either through an inability of the holder to produce an heir, or. The Mar Case reprint listed at the head of the list below is an authoritative, concise and utterly pellucid account of the events surrounding the retrospective creation of the earldom.

Doubleday, The Mar Case, reprinted from The Complete Peerage,Doubleday, The Complete Peerage,The Scots Peerage, Vol. V, Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Earldom of Mar in Sunshine and in Shade During Five Hundred Years, in Reply to an Address to the Peers of Scotland by W.

Earl of Kellie by Alexander William C. Mar and Alexander William C. Lindsay (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Clan Mar is a Lowland Scottish clan. It is also officially known as the Tribe of Mar. The chiefs of the Clan Mar were the original Earls of Mar, although this title later went via an heiress to the Douglases in the late fourteenth century, and then to the Stewarts before going to the current chief of Clan Mar is Margaret of Mar, : Lowlands.

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Free shipping for many products!. A comprehensive history of the Earldom of Mar. Concentrating on the political and religious upheavals up to the 18th century. The author also writes about the history of the people and the medieval buildings.The Mormaer or Earl of Mar is a title that has been created seven times, all in the Peerage of first creation of the earldom was originally the provincial ruler of the province of Mar in north-eastern Scotland.

First attested in the year[2] the "family seat" eventually became Kildrummy Castle, although other sites like Doune of Invernochty were initially just as important.Author of Dunvegan Castle, Isle of Skye, The Earldom of Mar, The ancient stones of Scotland, Edzell Castle, Julian, the Apostate, Portrait of Skye and the Outer .