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  • After three such good fortunes by marriage Norfolk in his folly looked for a crown with a fourth match, listening to the laird of Lethington when he set forth the scheme by which the duke was to marry a restored queen of Scots and rule Scotland with her who should be recognized as Elizabeth's successor.

  • Alexander Brodie (1617-1680), the fourteenth laird, was one of the commissioners who went to the Hague to treat with Charles II., and afterwards became a Scottish lord of session and an English judge.

  • Tankerness House is a characteristic example of the mansion of an Orkney laird of the olden time.

  • CLEMENT LAIRD VALLANDIGHAM (1820-71), American politician, was born in New Lisbon, Ohio, on the 29th of July 1820.

  • Laird Clowes's The Royal Navy: A History (London, 1897, &c.).

  • The manufacture of linen thread, introduced about 1720 by Christian Shaw, daughter of the laird of Bargarran, gave way in 1812 to that of cotton thread, which has since grown to be the leading industry of the town.

  • It will be remembered that when the laird of Dumbiedikes lay dying (Scott's Heart of Midlothian, chap. viii.) he gave his son one bit of advice which Bacon himself could not have bettered.

  • Macgregor Laird first organized in 1832 the navigation of the river Niger from its mouth to a point above the Benue confluence.

  • Sir John was certainly a friend of Creighton, laird of Branston, who was deeply implicated in the plot, but Creighton also befriended the reformer during his evangelical labours in Midlothian.

  • In the same year a young Tweedside laird, Murray of Broughton, visited Rome, fell in love with Prince Charles, then a handsome, wayward, stalwart and ambitious lad, with " a body made for war," and, returning home, Murray practically succeeded to the duties once performed by Lockhart of Carnwath, as Jacobite agent and organizer.

  • ROBERT LAIRD BORDEN (1854-), Canadian statesman, was born at Grand Pre, Nova Scotia, on the 26th of June 1854.

  • For the danger now was that some gentlemen were already cruel in exactions of their tenants, "requiring of them whatever before they paid to the Church, so that the papistical tyranny shall only be changed into the tyranny of the lords or of the laird."

  • The rise of Birkenhead, from a hamlet of some 50 inhabitants in 1818 to its present importance, was due in the first place to the foresight and enterprise of William Laird, who purchased in 1824 a few acres of land on the banks of a marshy stream, known as Wallasey Pool, which flowed into the Mersey about 2 m.

  • Noteworthy public buildings are St Aidan's College, a large brick building in Tudor style, for the use of Anglican students in theology; the market hall (1845); town hall, a free library with branches, borough hospital, built at the cost of Sir John Laird; and many schools both public and private, including the industrial schools built as a memorial to Albert, prince consort, at the cost of Sir W.

  • Jackson, and the school of art, given by Sir John Laird.

  • Iron foundries, breweries, oil-cake and seed mills also exist side by side with such immense engineering and shipbuilding works as the Britannia Works, Canada Works, and, above all, Laird's shipbuilding works, where several early iron vessels were built, and many cruisers and battleships have been launched.

  • Laird at Birkenhead.

  • Moreover, nearly every Rose has borne the Christian name of Hugh, and only one attained to a higher social rank than that of laird.

  • Cordovez Mauro, Reminiscencias Santafe y Bogota (Bogota, 1899); Norris and Laird (Bureau of Navigation), Telegraphic Determination of Longitudes in Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and on the North Coast of South America (Washington, 1891); R.

  • At this time Captain Stockton, of the United States navy, gave an order for a small iron vessel to be built by Laird of Birkenhead, and to be fitted by Ericsson with engines and screw.

  • Macgregor Laird >>

  • In 1832 Macgregor Laird established the African Steamship Company, and Richard Lander and R.

  • commerce raider, the ALABAMA, was built secretly at Laird's yard in Liverpool.

  • The Laird o'Thistle column is ©2006 copyright by Kenneth Cuthbertson who has kindly given permission for it to be displayed on this website.

  • girlfriend's sister was thrilled to meet the guy who plays the laird in Balamory.

  • Once this parish had a laird who dabbled in cannibalism.

  • Tony, who had never before seen a Scottish laird on his native heath got rather a shock.

  • Client might employ a gardener on a shared basis with local laird.

  • Dandie's sister, sitting by the side of Clem in her new Glasgow finery, chose that moment to observe the young laird.

  • John Buchanan, the last laird, sold his ancestral estate in 1682 to the Marquess of Montrose.

  • After a long and happy life, Granddad laird dies, and Lord Lyon says that B is the new laird.

  • laird o the castel bad the princess jyne the splore, tho he haed his ain thochts anent hir unco frein.

  • You play, Jacob, like a bonnet laird, or a sailor in a tavern.

  • Crown Derby china dating from the same time and belonging to the last resident laird, adds to the picture.

  • Melsetter House's roots date back to 1738 when an L-shaped two story laird 's house was built here.

  • laird's house.

  • laird's loft.

  • laird's wife died, while he was devoured by wolves as foretold.

  • For the tipsy laird trifle, there is always the cream sherry option.

  • After three such good fortunes by marriage Norfolk in his folly looked for a crown with a fourth match, listening to the laird of Lethington when he set forth the scheme by which the duke was to marry a restored queen of Scots and rule Scotland with her who should be recognized as Elizabeth's successor.

  • Alexander Brodie (1617-1680), the fourteenth laird, was one of the commissioners who went to the Hague to treat with Charles II., and afterwards became a Scottish lord of session and an English judge.

  • Tankerness House is a characteristic example of the mansion of an Orkney laird of the olden time.

  • CLEMENT LAIRD VALLANDIGHAM (1820-71), American politician, was born in New Lisbon, Ohio, on the 29th of July 1820.

  • Laird Clowes's The Royal Navy: A History (London, 1897, &c.).

  • The manufacture of linen thread, introduced about 1720 by Christian Shaw, daughter of the laird of Bargarran, gave way in 1812 to that of cotton thread, which has since grown to be the leading industry of the town.

  • It will be remembered that when the laird of Dumbiedikes lay dying (Scott's Heart of Midlothian, chap. viii.) he gave his son one bit of advice which Bacon himself could not have bettered.

  • He early attracted the notice of Sir Roderick Murchison, through whom he was appointed surgeon and naturalist to the Niger expedition sent out in 1854 by Macgregor Laird with government support.

  • Macgregor Laird first organized in 1832 the navigation of the river Niger from its mouth to a point above the Benue confluence.

  • Sir John was certainly a friend of Creighton, laird of Branston, who was deeply implicated in the plot, but Creighton also befriended the reformer during his evangelical labours in Midlothian.

  • Crushed at Rullion Green in the Pentlands, by General Dalziel, this movement left the Presbyterians the more angry, by reason of the cruelty of its suppression, and the use of torture to extract information from Mackail, a preacher, and Neilson of Corsack, a laird.

  • In the same year a young Tweedside laird, Murray of Broughton, visited Rome, fell in love with Prince Charles, then a handsome, wayward, stalwart and ambitious lad, with " a body made for war," and, returning home, Murray practically succeeded to the duties once performed by Lockhart of Carnwath, as Jacobite agent and organizer.

  • "SIR ROBERT LAIRD BORDEN (1854-), Canadian statesman (see 4.245), became leader of the Conservative Opposition in the Canadian House of Commons in Feb.

  • ROBERT LAIRD BORDEN (1854-), Canadian statesman, was born at Grand Pre, Nova Scotia, on the 26th of June 1854.

  • For the danger now was that some gentlemen were already cruel in exactions of their tenants, "requiring of them whatever before they paid to the Church, so that the papistical tyranny shall only be changed into the tyranny of the lords or of the laird."

  • The rise of Birkenhead, from a hamlet of some 50 inhabitants in 1818 to its present importance, was due in the first place to the foresight and enterprise of William Laird, who purchased in 1824 a few acres of land on the banks of a marshy stream, known as Wallasey Pool, which flowed into the Mersey about 2 m.

  • Noteworthy public buildings are St Aidan's College, a large brick building in Tudor style, for the use of Anglican students in theology; the market hall (1845); town hall, a free library with branches, borough hospital, built at the cost of Sir John Laird; and many schools both public and private, including the industrial schools built as a memorial to Albert, prince consort, at the cost of Sir W.

  • Jackson, and the school of art, given by Sir John Laird.

  • Iron foundries, breweries, oil-cake and seed mills also exist side by side with such immense engineering and shipbuilding works as the Britannia Works, Canada Works, and, above all, Laird's shipbuilding works, where several early iron vessels were built, and many cruisers and battleships have been launched.

  • Laird at Birkenhead.

  • Moreover, nearly every Rose has borne the Christian name of Hugh, and only one attained to a higher social rank than that of laird.

  • Cordovez Mauro, Reminiscencias Santafe y Bogota (Bogota, 1899); Norris and Laird (Bureau of Navigation), Telegraphic Determination of Longitudes in Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and on the North Coast of South America (Washington, 1891); R.

  • At this time Captain Stockton, of the United States navy, gave an order for a small iron vessel to be built by Laird of Birkenhead, and to be fitted by Ericsson with engines and screw.

  • Macgregor Laird >>

  • In 1832 Macgregor Laird established the African Steamship Company, and Richard Lander and R.

  • For the tipsy laird trifle, there is always the cream sherry option.

  • Laird. "Management of allergy, rashes, and itching."

  • People magazine reported that daughter Brody Jo Hamilton was born on January 1, 2008, in Hawaii to Reece and her pro-surfer husband Laird Hamilton.

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