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eBook The Orkney Poll Taxes of the 1690s ePub

by James M. Irvine

  • ISBN: 0954457102
  • Subcategory: Reference
  • Author: James M. Irvine
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: James M Irvine (October 16, 2003)
  • Pages: 96
  • ePub book: 1843 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1841 kb
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The farms names in purple are taken from "Orkney Poll Taxes in the 1690s", by James Irvine. 4. The location of these farms has been determined from the detailed map of the island produced by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland here 5. The remaining names in grey show additional farms that are shown in the 1851 census of the Island.

Robert Stewart, Kn. 1st Earl of Orkney and Lord of Zetland (Shetland) (spring of 1533 – 4 February 1593) was a recognized illegitimate son of James V, King of Scotland, and his mistress Eupheme Elphinstone. Robert Stewart was half-brother to Mary,. Robert Stewart was half-brother to Mary, Queen of Scots and uncle to James VI and I of Scotland and England. In 1539 Robert was made Commendator of Holyrood Abbey, and Commendator of Charlieu Abbey in France by 1557

Skaill House, Orkney Paperback – 1 Jun 1997.

Skaill House, Orkney Paperback – 1 Jun 1997. by. James Irvine (Author).

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Image caption One of the National Archives' specialists says the poll tax files are a "juggernaut".

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Annexation by Scotland. James III and Margaret, whose betrothal led to Orkney passing from Norway to Scotland

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