List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KILDRUMMY Parish of Kildrummy
Parish of Kildrummy
Parish of Kildrummy
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Christie, Kildrummy
Mr. Blackhall, Culsh,
Mr. Reid, Wester Clova.
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Description Continued
Robert Bruce in 1305, (as guardian, it would seem, of his nephew the Young Earl of Mar.) After that period it is continually mentioned in old records and charters. In 1361, it was besieged and taken by King David the II, on occasion of strife between him and Thomas Earl of Mar, Son of Donald, Earl of Mar, who fell at the battle of Dupplin in 1332. In 1404, it was surprised and taken by Alexander Stewart, Eldest son of the Wolf of Badenoch, who married the Widowed Countess Isabella, and became, in her right Earl of Mar. On his death in 1435, the Earldom with the Castle and lands were held as a fief reverted to the Crown, and were given by Royal gift to various persons in succession until the title of the Erskines' for the Earldom was acknowledged as rightful heir of the old line in 1565. The lands were also recovered by the Erskines through process of law on or about 1630.
All the above information regarding the Castle, as well as many other circumstances connected with its history, besides its
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