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Spearmill (continued) Spearmill Continued [Continued from page 60]
"On this farm it is likewise said, a bloody battle was fought between the English and Scots. - that the English general was Slain, and no doubt they would had that the Scots gained the victory, but the date of this is also unknown."
(Old Stat Act [Statistical Account] Vol [Volume] 18 - P [Page] 633)
I can not meet with any person who knows any thing about the Site of the above. The proprietor knows nothing about it beyond the extract above given.
B. Render
Corpl. R.E. [Corporal Royal Engineers]
Human Bones found here. Supposed Site of Battle of the Spears. Human Bones found here. Supposed Site of Battle of the Spears.
Human Bones found here. Supposed Site of Battle of the Spears
Human Bones found here. Supposed Site of Battle of the Spears
Human Bones found here. Supposed Site of Battle of the Spears
Mr James Cross (Spearmill)
Mr James Scott (Cobleheugh)
Mr Robert Rennie (Marykirk)
George Taylor Esqr. (Kirktonhill)
026.08 It is stated that human bones have been found at this place at different times, and Mr J, Croll of Spearmill states that a human Scull was found a few years ago. - The Site is a rising ground, or a series of Natural Hillocks near the Boundary between the Parishes of Marykirk and St Cyrus, and it is supposed to be the place where the Battle took place, and the finding of Bones here and the appearance of the ground tend very much to confirm the supposition.

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