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Lord Fife and his factor

Fife, James Duff Earl of

Lord Fife and his factor

being the correspondence of James, Second Lord Fife, 1729-1809

by Fife, James Duff Earl of

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Alistair and Henrietta Tayler.
    ContributionsTayler, Alistair., Tayler, Henrietta, b. 1869.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 279 p.
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22903596M

      In he took the important step of ensuring the legitimation of his four sons, John, Earl of Carrick (the future King Robert III), Walter, Lord of Fife (d. ), Robert (the future Duke of Albany) and Alexander, Lord of Badenoch (and future Earl of Buchan), and six daughters by petitioning Pope Clement VI to allow a canon law marriage to. Having covered his life and reign, this week on Rex Factor we review George VI. Hear of his exploits serving in the battle of Jutland, doing his bit in the Second World War and stoically keeping calm and carrying on through speech impediment, ill health and nationalisation. Does his record in two world wars grant him battleyness beyond compare?

    John Comyn (died ) was Earl of Buchan and an important member of Clan Comyn during the early 14th century. He was a chief opponent of Robert the Bruce in the civil war that paralleled the War of Scottish Independence.   In the novel, it is not the laird who strikes fear into the crofters or even his factor. Instead it is the village constable, who acts on local matters on behalf of .

    The following extract was taken from a book with a name similar to "Fife Biographies" and sent to me by John and Veda Chalmers in the USA. The correct title and details of the book "Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Men of Fife" by ly published in were kindly given to me by Virginia Webster Matthews who also furnished further. The son of Rognvald ‘the mighty’ who first fought and then, in , made peace with King Charles ‘the Simple’ of France. At the treaty they signed at St Clair-sur-Epte, whence the family takes its name, Rollo was created 1st Duke of Normandy and .


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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fife, James Duff, 2d Earl of, Lord Fife and his factor. London, Heinemann, Early life. Fife was born in Edinburgh, the son of James Duff (a grandson of the 3rd Earl Fife and heir presumptive to his uncle, the 4th Earl Fife) and his wife, the former Lady Agnes Hay, second daughter of the 18th Earl of Erroll and the former Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence (an illegitimate daughter of William IV).When his father succeeded as 5th Earl Fife inhe acquired the.

Lord Fife and His Factor: Being the Correspondence of James Second Lord Fife, - [Alistair Tayler, Henrietta Tayler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Selections from o letters written from London by Lord Fife to his Factor (doer or agent) in Scotland.

Lord Fife and His Factor Being the Correspondence of James Second Lord Fife by Tayler Alistair and Tayler Henrietta (Editors) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Early life.

Fife was born Alexander Duff in Edinburgh, the son of James Duff and his wife, Lady Agnes father was a grandson of the 3rd Earl Fife and heir presumptive to the 4th Earl mother was the second daughter of the 18th Earl of Erroll and his wife, Elizabeth FitzClarence, an illegitimate daughter of King William his father succeeded as 5th Earl Fife Lord Fife and his factor book James Duff, 5th Earl Fife.

The title Earl Fife was a title in the Peerage of Ireland created by letters patent dated 26 April for William Duff (–) after asserting (but not proving) his descent from Macduff, the medieval Earl of in the Irish peerage, the title implies a connection with Fife First holder: William Duff, 1st Baron Braco.

JACOBITE LETTERS TO LORD PITSLIGO Preserved at Fettercairn House EDITED WITH NOTES BY ALISTAIR AND HENRIETTA TAYLER Authors of “The Book of the Duffs,” “Lord Fife and his Factor”.

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Together they wrote The Book of the Duffs (London, ), Lord Fife and His Factor (London, ) and The Domestic Papers of the Rose Family (London, ), using material from both this collection and other family papers made available to them.

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Family and Education. 5th surv. of William Duff, M.P., 1st Earl Fife [I], and bro. of James, 2nd Earl. educ. Andrews Univ. ; Glasgow Univ. ; adv. ; Leyden unm. suc. in the Orton estate Offices Held.

Comptroller of Excise in Scotland Apr. Biography. On his father’s death, Duff’s brother Lord Fife tried without success to. Lord Fife was the father of three children by a Keith woman of humble origin from whom they were taken at an early age and placed under the direction of William Rose, Fife’s factor.

James was a handsome youth on whom his father lavished affection, making him his constant companion, purchasing his advancement in the army, and giving him a.

James Duff, 2nd Earl of Fife, succeeded his father in the Irish peerage in He served as MP for Banff and Elgin at intervals between andand for Morayshire from untilwhen he was created a peer of the United Kingdom, and took his seat in the House of Lords.

Book List ‘History of Rutherglen and East-Kilbride’ () ‘Tales of the Highlands’ () his factor, who happened to be which was at all times paid him by a universal agreement among Lord Fife’s friends then assembled as his guests, the little man was left quite unnoticed by Burnside, and treated by him as nobody.

OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages 23 cm. Contents: The biography of ordinary men --Daniel Pulteney, M.P., an ordinary man --Lord Fife and his factor --So come and join the dance --Country gentlemen in Parliament, --The circular letters: an 18th-century whip to Members of Parliament --From the Ford lectures, --The end of the Nominal.

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