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An old Newspaper: a Royal Marriage Custom Haber lady's guardians) prepared and printed an abdasber. 102 - Goethe's Sensibility, 103 - Pictures by West, 104 — Fly-leaves : Izaak Walton - Two Churches under

stract of it. Besides being a valuable historical one Roof - Naval Review at Portsmouth, 1778 – Salmon document, this pleading has another value in the Fishing Mr. Bright's Epigrammatic Saying -- Sale of estimation of Scotish lawyers : for it proves that Old Manuscripts and Books—"Thus!" Earl St. VincentLiverpool Shipowners and their Flags in 1793 - Seeing in

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“ Robertus Dux Albaniæ, etc., dedisse, etc., carissimæ -Ryder, Wyvill, and More Families-Michael Wiggins, 107. nepti nostræ, Eufamiæ, etc. etc., filiæ et heredi quonQUERIES WITH ANSWERS :- Lord Howard of Escrick

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fuerunt dictæ Eufamiæ hæreditariè ; et quem, quas, et REPLIES:

-Lucifer, 110-Assumption of a Mother's Name quod eadem Eufamia, non vi et metu ducta, nec errore 111 - Junius, Burke, &c. - Poetic Pains, 113 - Surname lapsa, sed merci et spontanea et voluntate suâ, in sua of " Parr” – Calligraphy - Beauty Unfortunate - Quarter-Masters, &c. - 1 stuart of the Scotch Guard" - Quo.

pura et integra virginitate, in præsentia venerabilium in tation wanted - References wanted - Royal Arms of

Christo Patrum Domini Finlai, Episcopi Dunblanensis, Scotland Threckingham Font-inscription - Style of in castro de Strivlyne, die Mercurii, duodecimo die mensis "Reverend” and “ Very Reverend". Titles of the Judges Junii ultimo præterit., in manus nostras, etc., resignavit, - Immortal Brutes - Dole - Richard Dean - Waltham etc. Tenend., etc., prædictæ Eufamiæ, et heredibus suis Abbey - Philology – Battle of Baugé - Commander of

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procreatis seu procreandis ; quibus forsitan deficientibus, BATTLE OF HARLAW : HEIRS: HEIRS MALE.

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domino nostro Rege, et hæredibus suis, in feodo," etc.* The battle of Harlaw, which has formed the

This resignation by the professed nun was nusubject of two old Scotish ballads-one of which gatory; for the succession was regulated by a from tradition has been given in “N. & Q.” charter of David II., dated October 23, 1370, of naturally created a great sensation in the district the earldom of Ross, where a remainder is given of Mar, where the onslaught of the Highlanders to Sir Walter Leslie and Eufamia de Ross (the and Men of the Isles was so very fierce, that the grantee's daughter): “et heredibus de ipsa Eumemory of the event was not likely to pass soon famia legitime procreatis, seu procreandis.” The away from the recollection of those who suffered possibility of a failure of male heirs is contemfrom their ravages; and the remembrance of plated, because there is a special provision that, which would be transmitted as a sort of heirloom upon the succession coming to females,“ semper from father to son, accompanied, no doubt, with senior heres femella” was to succeed without imprecations on the memory of Donald of the division. Isles, who had occasioned the mischief.

Leslie and Eufamia had a son, who married a Nevertheless, however bloody were the con- daughter of Albany, by whom he had a daughter sequences, they were caused by the illegal attempt also called Eufamia; who, either from mental of Robert Duke of Albany, who, in his endea or personal defects, was induced to embrace a revours to aggrandise his own race, was desirous to ligious life and become a nun. The consequence wrest the earldom of Ross from its lawful heir.

of this was that her aunt, the wife of Donald of In order to show how the case really stood, it the Isles, the instant Eufamia took the vows, may be necessary to state, that the attempt by became Countess of Ross by reason of the substithe Regent to get hold of the earldom appeared tution to “heirs” in King David's charter. under the guise of a legal instrument, executed, It was thus to vindicate the right of his wife or said to be executed, by Eufamia Countess of to the earldom that Donald had recourse to arms. Rossma lady who had taken the vows long be- That he was unsuccessful, was his misfortune. fore, was a professed nun, and in this way barred He might truly exclaim, from Lucan: from doing anything to the prejudice of the next

“ Victrix causa Diis placuit, sed victa Catoni.” beir to the earldom. Fortunately, the original deed has been preserved. It was found amongst

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