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Dudhope Castle (Continued) Mr. Charles Roger Author of Chronological Tables of Scottish Histy [History] "The Kings of Scotland &c."
Dundee Public Library
As previously stated the earliest origin of this Castle cannot now be determined but documents exist which show that the present Castle was founded in 1660. Sir John Scrymseour of that family who were long Constables of Dundee & Standard Bearers to the Kings of Scotland was created Viscount of Dundee in 1661 & on his death without heirs of his own body the Estates & Title of Viscount Dundee was bestowed on John Graham of Claverhouse a relation by marriage*, of the Scrymgeours, by King James II in 1686. He was killed at the battle of Killiekrankie and the estates confiscated by King William III and given to the family of Douglas who
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