Laurus Crawfordiana

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George Craufurd of Cartsburn (1684-1748) was the third son of Thomas Craufurd of Cartsburn. There is a lengthy account of his father's life in the mansucript, but of himself he says nothing. He was a genealogist and historian. His books include "A History of the Stewarts" (1710), "A General History of the Shire of Renfrew"(1710), and "The Lives of the Crown Officers of Scotlalnd (1726). He married Jean, daughter of James Anderson, an eminent antiquary and author of "Diplomata Scotiae", which is quoted in this present work.
This manuscript was transcribed from the original by Dr. A. R. Crawfurd, a retired English physician descendant of another branch of Crawford, the Crawfurds of Ardmillan. He also compiled "Heraldry of the Crawfurd Family" published in The House of Crawford, Vol. I.

Laurus Crawfordiana

A Manuscript History of Crawfurds

Authored by George Crawfurd
Adapted by Dr. A Raymond Crawfurd
Edition: 1

Manuscript on the Scottish noble House of Crawford whose history and genealogy goes back to the 11th century. It bears the subtitle of "A Historicall and Genealogical Deduction of the Several families of the sir name of Crawfurd as weel such as are extinct as those who are yet extant from the time of King David the 1 till the present time". It covers the early history and genealogy of the descendants of the Crawfordjohn Branch.

Publication Date:
148235652X / 9781482356526
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
7" x 10"
Black and White
Related Categories:
History / Medieval

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