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A Lairdship Lost: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736 Diane Baptie

A Lairdship Lost: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736

Diane Baptie

Published April 28th 2000
ISBN : 9781862320529
Paperback
192 pages
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This is an account of how a family in the North East of Scotland, dogged by misfortune, lost their land at the beginning of the 18th-century. The book is a family history, with details about travel, family interactions and money matters in relationMoreThis is an account of how a family in the North East of Scotland, dogged by misfortune, lost their land at the beginning of the 18th-century. The book is a family history, with details about travel, family interactions and money matters in relation to land and buildings, and to debt. The text also examines the familys prominence of the legal profession, the incidence of good Mowat marriages in attempts to repair family fortunes, and the frequency of their business ventures at home and abroad.