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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 9 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 7.48 (search)
a noble body of men to the aid of Bruce. In the battle of Bannockburn he and his cousin, Sir James Douglas, commanded the Third division. The same year he was appointed to receive, on the borders,s. He died April 9, 1326. Had he lived, says an old writer, he might have equaled Randolph and Douglas; but his course of glory was short. The only child of the Princess Marjory was II.--Robert s in 1600. His daughter, X.--Rachel Lindsay, married John Spottiswoode, who was born 1565. Douglas thus speaks of him: He became one of the greatest men of the kingdom for knowledge, learning, vacticks of the laws of Scotland. I have already given Clarendon's estimate of this learned man. Douglas speaks of him as a man of extraordinary parts, learning and merit. Sir Robert was born 1596, ar and the highest type of the chivalric gentleman of the age in which he lived. Authorities: Douglas' Baronage and Peerage of Scotland. Buchanan's History of Scotland. Chalmer's Caledonia. Anders