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Castles of the clans : the strongholds and seats of 750 Scottish families and clans

Author: Martin Coventry
Publisher: Musselburgh, Scotland : Goblinshead, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Features more than 750 clans and families (with hundreds more alternate spellings and variations), along with the thousands of castles, properties and lands that they held. Organised alphabetically, each entry begins with the name of the clan or family, a map locating key places, and information about the family and their origins. Following this are the castles, houses and lands associated with the family, along  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Coventry
ISBN: 9781899874361 1899874364
OCLC Number: 231839806
Description: xiv, 626 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Families and clans (alphabetical list) --
Illustrations (alphabetical) --
Families and clans (A-Z) --
The development of the castle --
Glossary of castle terms --
Glossary of titles and offices --
Map of Scotland --
Index of castles, properties and lands --
Selected further reading.
Responsibility: Martin Coventry.

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"Features more than 750 clans and families (with hundreds more alternate spellings and variations), along with the thousands of castles, properties and lands that they held. Organised alphabetically, each entry begins with the name of the clan or family, a map locating key places, and information about the family and their origins. Following this are the castles, houses and lands associated with the family, along with location, National Grid Reference, description, history, ownership, and whether the place is accessible to the public or if accommodation is available. Websites and telephone numbers are listed for hundreds of castles, and each entry concludes with clan or family websites"--Back cover.

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