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History of the Mackenzies

with genealogies of the principal families of the name.

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        StatementA. & W. Mackenzie
        PublishersA. & W. Mackenzie
        LC Classifications1894
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        Paginationxvi, 62 p. :
        Number of Pages47
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He the father must thus have been born as early as 1246. He accompanied Richard de Clare, Earl of Pembroke, popularly known as "Strongbow," to Ireland, and there highly distinguished himself, having, among other acts of renown, captured the city of Dublin. According to the true genealogy, Thomas, who was the third son of Maurice, married Rohesia, heiress of Woodstock, near Athy, and daughter of Richard de St.

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Skene, Historiographer Royal for History of the Mackenziessays — "As the identity of the false aspect which the true tradition, assumes in all these cases implies that the case was the same all, we may assume that wherever these two circumstances are to History of the Mackenzies found combined, of a clan claiming a foreign origin and asserting a marriage with the heiress of a Highland family whose estates they possessed and whose followers they led, they must invariably have been the oldest cadet of that family, who, by usurpation or otherwise, had become de facto chief of the clan, and who covered their defect by right of blood by denying their descent from the clan, and asserting that the founder had married the heiress of its chief.

Mackenzie pursued them, recovered a considerable portion of the spoil, and killed many of the raiders. Having married Catherine, daughter of Hamo de Valois, Lord Chief Justice of Irelandhe had a son, named Maurice after his grandfather.

] and there appears to be no doubt about it. ] The final decision to which Dr Skene comes in his great work is that the clans, properly so called, were of native origin, and that the surnames adopted by them were partly of native and partly of foreign descent. - See 'Invernessiana,' by Charles Fraser-Mackintosh, F,S.

These splendid, well-accoutred armies met at Largs two or three days after, and then commenced that sanguinary and memorable engagement which was the first decisive check to the arrogance of the Norsemen who had so long held sway in the West Highlands and Isles, and the first opening up of the channel which led to the subsequent arrangements between Alexander III.

further complained about Fitzgerald naming conventions and that too is a reasonable complaint. Alexander Mackenzie followed the Fitzgerald scheme for the first edition of his History of the Mackenzies in 1879, but abandoned it in his later 1894 edition based on the intervening publication of genealogies contained in MS 1467.

This exasperated the enemy so much that he soon after returned to the charge with a largely increased force, at the same time threatening the young governor with the utmost vengeance and final extirpation unless he immediately capitulated. 19 Scott, Robert The Bruce, King of Scots, p.