Eglinton sentence example
- The 13th earl of Eglinton also set an example of active interest which many magnates emulated.
- There are statues of Burns, the 13th earl of Eglinton, General Smith Neill and Sir William Wallace.
- This beautiful specimen of Early English architecture was partly destroyed in 1561, and its lands were granted to the earl of Eglinton and others.
- The industry in weaving shawls and lighter fabrics has died out; and the large iron, coal and fire-clay works at Eglinton, and worsted spinning, employ most of the inhabitants.
- About a mile from Kilwinning is Eglinton Castle, the seat of the earls of Eglinton, built in 1798 in the English castellated style.Advertisement
- Lockhart married Eupheme Mongomerie, daughter of Alexander, 9th earl of Eglinton, by whom he had a large family.
- The rise of Ardrossan was due to the enterprise of Hugh, 12th earl of Eglinton, who began the construction of the present town and harbour in 1806.
- The family of Ardrossan is now merged, by marriage, in that of the earl of Eglinton and Winton.
- He met with various adventures, being present at the famous tournament given by Lord Eglinton, and yielded to the charm of his passionate admirer Miss Howard.
- Archibald Montgomerie spent an estimated £ 40,000 pounds on staging a medieval tournament at Eglinton Castle, largely rendered farcical by heavy rainfall.Advertisement
- Himself a keen bowler, he offered for competition, in 1854, a silver bowl and, in 1857, a gold bowl and the Eglinton Cup, all to be played for annually.