The estate of Kincardine, 1 m.
South, gives the title of earl of Kincardine to the duke of Montrose.
On the decay of Kincardine, the original capital, Stonehaven became the county town in 1600, and suffered heavily during the covenanting troubles, Montrose setting it on fire in 1645.
SIR JAMES DEWAR (1842-), British chemist and physicist, was born at Kincardine-on-Forth, Scotland, on the 20th of September 1842.
Charles stood by him, but his best allies, Kincardine and Sir Robert Murray, deserted him, while Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh came over to his party, became king's advocate (1677), and till 1686 was the Achitophel and public prosecutor of the government.
The chief of these are Parry Sound, Midland, Victoria Harbour, Collingwood, Owen Sound, Southampton, Kincardine, Goderich and Sarnia, at the outlet of the lake.