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[Drochil Castle continued from page 30]
are carried the initial letters of the Regent's name and Style with a fetter lock the
supposed symbol of his office of warden of the marches". -- Origines Parochiales Scotiæ page 195

"Drochil Castle indeed which was begun on the Lyne Water in Newlands Parish
in 1578 was left by the Regent Morton who fell under the axe in June 1581. But this
large edifice was designed saith Pennecuik more for a palace than a Castle and
now exhibits in its mighty ruins the disgrace of its ambitious founder. -- Chalmers Caledonia vol. [volume] 2 page 919

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