The Ross and Cromarty book

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Published by Northern Times in Golspie .

Written in English

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includes index.

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Statementedited by Donald Omand.
ContributionsOmand, Donald, 1936-
The Physical Object
Pagination289p. :
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18427910M
ISBN 100950171875
OCLC/WorldCa40238673

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Coordinates. Ross-shire (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) is a historic county in the Scottish county borders Sutherland to the north and Inverness-shire to the south, as well as having a complex border with Cromartyshire – a county consisting of numerous enclaves or exclaves scattered throughout Ross-shire's territory.

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Uilleam III, Earl of Ross (William, 6th Earl) died without male issue. The earldom of Ross and the chiefship of Clan Ross were then separated.

The chiefship of the Clan Ross passed to Earl William's brother Hugh Ross of Rariches (1st of Balnagown), who was granted a charter, infor the lands of Balnagowan.

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