The Saint-Clairs of the Isles
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (546 pages)
Author: R. Saint-Clair
Year: (1898) 2004
Written by Roland William Saint-Clair in 1898, the full title of this book is: The Saint-Clairs of the Isles: Being a History of the Sea Kings of Orkney and Their Scottish Successors of the Surname of Saint-Clair'.
Consisting on 546 pages, it begins with the first history of the house dating from 850, this work traces the role of the Dukes of Normandy; the lives of the sea kings of Orkney from 871 through 1471; the St. Clairs of the Isles, including the Orcadian and Zetland branches; the Earls of Caithness and their cadet branches, including the Sinclairs of Stemster, Murkle, Assery, etc.; the baronetical branches; the Longformacus line; the Lords of Rosslin; the Barons of Ravenscraig; the Lords Sinclair; the Lords of Herdmanston; the family in Sweden and Alsace; the Irish, English, and North American Sinclairs; and related Orcadian families. There are extended genealogical tables dealing with all the major and minor families covered in this excellent history, as well as cameos and sagas, and numerous appendices.
This CD consists of scans of the original book, which can be browsed, enlarged and printed if required. Please note: it is not searchable.
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