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fought on one day on Roslin Moor. He left two daughters co-heiresses to his
great estate; one of whom was married to the ancestor of the Marquis of Tweeddale
and the other to the ancestor of the Earl of Wigton which families therefore
quartered the arms of the Frasers with their own. And the castle and large
barony of Neidpath continuing the property of the Tweeddale family and the
town of Peebles much under its Patronage the Frasers arms are to be seen on
the cross to this day." -- Old Stat. Acct. [Old Statistical Account] of Peeblesshire pages 11, &, 12.

"Neidpath is said of old to have had the name of the castle of Peebles. It was a
Strong Stately pile built upon a rock on the left bank of the Tweed (which flows
here through a deep and narrow glen) not far to the west of the old town of Peebles
and in a line with its chief street. Its walls measure eleven feet in thickness." -- Origines Parochiales Scotiae Vol [volume] 1 page 238.

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