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LAIRD'S CAIRN (1630) Laird's Cairn (Date 1630)
Laird's Cairn (Date 1630)
Laird's Cairn (Date 1630)
W. J. Taylor Esqr. Rothiemay
John Grant Redhill
Alexander Anton Redhill
020.07 A small cairn of stones which marks the place where William Gordon Laird of Rothiemay was slain upon the first of January 1630. By the Laird of Frendraught in a quarrel that arose through a dispute as to thier respective rights of fishing in the River Deveron.
Excrept "The Marquis of Huntly and some friends settled this feud. and Frendraught ordained to pay the Lady relict of Rothiemay and the family fifty thousand merks in composition of the slaughter" From the History of the troubles and Memorable Transactions in Scotland. by John Spalding

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Co. [County] of Banff -- Parish of Rothiemay

[signed] James Gray
Sapr. R. Engrs. [Sapper Royal Engineers]

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