He was chosen as one of the lords of the congregation in 1557, and commanded the contingents sent by Forfar and Fife against the queen regent in 1559.
West of Montrose, and has a station on the loop line of the Caledonian railway from Forfar to Bridge of Dun.
Brechin - which is controlled by a provost, bailies and council - unites with Arbroath, Forfar, Inverbervie and Montrose to return one member to parliament.
Bervie unites with Arbroath, Brechin, Forfar and Montrose in returning one member (for the "Montrose burghs") to parliament.
The unpretending mansion near by was built by Archibald Douglas, 1st earl of Forfar (1653-1712).
Of Forfar by a branch line of the Caledonian railway of which it is the terminus.
In Perth, Fife, Forfar and Aberdeen the average was 30%; but in nearly all the counties, towards the end at least of the period of depression, the coexistent demand and competition for farms were observable.
The counties in which the manufacture is now most largely carried on are Forfar, Perth, Fife and Aberdeen, but Renfrew, Lanark, Edinburgh and Ayr are also extensively associated with it.
By the 15th of May 1307 a writer of a letter from Forfar says that if Edward dies his cause in Scotland is lost.
In the winter of 1307 and in 1308 Bruce ruined Buchan, a Comyn territory, and won the castles of Aberdeen and Forfar, while Edward Bruce cleared the English out of Galloway.
After six years' theological study, Jamieson was licensed to preach in 1789 and became pastor of an Anti-burgher congregation in Forfar; and in 1797 he was called to the Anti-burgher church in Nicolson Street, Edinburgh.
FORFAR, a royal, municipal and police burgh, and capital of the county of Forfarshire, Scotland.
It lies at the east end of the Loch of Forfar in the valley of Strathmore, and is 13 m.
The Loch of Forfar, 14 m.
Of Dundee by the North British railway, which has a branch to Forfar, via Guthrie, on the Caledonian railway.
The town is under the jurisdiction of a provost, bailies and council, and, with Brechin, Forfar, Inverbervie and Montrose, returns one member to parliament.
Forfar is at least as old as the time of Malcolm Canmore, for the first parliament after the defeat of Macbeth met in the old castle, which stood on a mound on the northern side of the town.
Forfar seems to have played a less reputable part in the persecution of witches.