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SWORD FOUND [Millfield] Sword found
Sword found
James Leith Esq Millfield
Mr Smith, Thornhill
012 A Sword was found at the place indicated on trace about a century ago. The point of it - made into a Knife is now used by the Miller of Millfield for trimming Sacks.
"The wild heath seems to wave over the grave of many a long forgotten hero, on those fields where contending barons tried the Keenness of their Swords. Some of the Covenanters, cut off by the Ogilvies, have given a name (Findlays Mire) to those spots where they fell, and some heads of spears, of a yellow colour and of the form most approved when the Scottish spear was almost as tremendous a weapon as the English bow, were lately found in an exhausted moss." Old Statistical Account

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Monquhitter Parish -- Aberdeenshire

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