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Border and had been pardoned by [Graham () “The Debateable Land,” p]. As a protegé of two of the most powerful men of the time – Menteith and Buckingham – he became a favourite of the king. 96 Graham () “The Debateable Land,” p 97 Fraser () The Steel Bonnets, p ‘A book worth reading’ Andrew Marr, Sunday Times The Debatable Land was an independent territory which used to exist between Scotland and England. At the height of its notoriety, it was the bloodiest region in Great Britain, fought over by Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and James V/5(75). Scottish Land-names: Their Origin and Meaning Hardcover – Aug by Herbert Maxwell (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 42 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). The Grahams or Græmes of the Debateable Land—their Traditional Origin Considered. By Joseph Bain F.S.A., Scot. Notes from an Old City Account Book. By J. C. L. Stahlschmidt. Pages: English Military Effigies and their Relation to the History of .
Robb (The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts, , etc.) uses his vast knowledge of Celtic history, languages, and geography to create a fascinating book of history and ing the strange story of what is called the "Debatable Land," the author turns to writings both ancient and modern as he applies Brand: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. A 32 page tabloid magazine providing a regular, recognised, quality platform for long-form essays about literature, the review of books published in, written in, or vaguely about Scotland or written by Scottish writers as well as coverage of the arts in general - theatre, . The Debatable Land has excellent illustrations and indices. Elegant and with learning lightly worn, it is, in every respect, an exemplary and topical book, a perfect paradigm of its kind. -- Ross Leckie * Country Life * An original and surprising book he ranges with admirable ease over the centuries/5(66). O ne enterprise that might to do well out of Brexit is the writing of books about “the provinces”. In June , after all, many Londoners were obliged to conclude that there was a .
1 This account of the Grahams of Fintry is taken, unless otherwise stated, from "The Scots Peerage", ed. Sir James Balfour Paul, 9 vols., Edinburgh, ; "Burke's Landed Gentry", 4th edition, London, ; and Louisa G. Graeme, "Or and Sable —The BookFile Size: 2MB. Biography. Graham's father, Albert Grime, was a prosperous tea importer and grocer. His second son, Winston, was born at 66 Langdale Road, Victoria Park, Manchester on 30 June , at 8 a.m. As a child, Winston contracted pneumonia and on medical advice was educated at a local day school, rather than Manchester Grammar School which his father had in mind for him. Mapping the history of Canadian Jews from the arrival of the first settlers before through to the s, Search Out the Land introduces a new set of colourful players on Canada's stage. Ezekiel Solomons, John Franks, Jacob Franks, Chapman Abraham, Rachel Myers, Moses David, Samuel Hart, Elizabeth Lyons, and a host of others now take their appropriate place in Canadian history. Book review: The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England by Graham Robb This quirky account of the empty and overlooked borderland between England and Scotland is full of surprises.