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Site of MONASTERY [Scone Palace] Site of Monastery
Site of Monastery
Site of Monastery
Site of Monastery
J. Condie Esqr.
Revd Dr [Reverend Doctor] Crombie
Mr William Keay
New Statistical Acct. [Account]
086 Site of Monastery (Contd. [Continued] from p. [page] 52) the following statement: 'After the death of Edgar, his brother Alexander, surnamed Ferss, succidit him. Quhill he was a priut man, he had at his christening, by the donatione of hes unckell, Donald Bane, Earl of Gowrey, the lands of Liffe and Invergowrey, quher, in the first yeire of his raing, he began then to build a staitly palace and castle, but was interrupted by the rebells of Meirnes and Murray, quho besett him in the night, and had doubtlesley Killed him, had not Alexander Carrone firmly carried the King save away *** and by a small boat saived themselves, to Liffe and the south parts of the Kingdom, where he raised ane armey and marched against the forsaid rebells of Meirnes and Murray, quhome he totally overthrew and subdewed, for which great mercy and preservatione, in a thankful retribution to God, he foundit the monastarey of Scone; and too it gave hes first lands of Liffe and Invergowrey in Ao 1114' This foundation of the monastery, in 1114, may have proved the way for the dismission of the Culdees in the following year. New Statistical Account

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