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The border or riding clans

followed by a history of the clan Dickson and a brief account of the family of the author

by Benjamin Homer Dixon

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Published by J. Munsell"s sons in ALbany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dixon family.,
  • Scottish Borders (Scotland)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe border clans.
    StatementB. Homer Dixon, K. N. L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS478 .D6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 223, [1] p.
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13996995M
    LC Control Number09019339
    OCLC/WorldCa2831740

    In his book The Border and Riding Clans and a Shorter History of Clan Dixon, (published by Albany, New York, ) B. Homer Dixon wrote: "In a charter from King Robert Bruce about A.D. to Thomas Dickson it [the name] occurs as Filius Ricardi (son of Richard) and the Charter is endorsed Carta Thomas fil Dick.".


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By the word "clans" is generally if not almost universally understood those of the Scottish Highlands, few being aware how important a part our clans played during the Middle Ages, and I trust, therefore, this little treatise concerning the Border, Riding or Foraying clans, Dalesmen, Marchmen or Borderers, as they were variously styled, may not prove uninteresting, as they.

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Full text The border or riding clans book "The border or riding clans followed by a history of the clan Dickson and a brief account of the family of the author" See other formats. Border reivers were raiders along the Anglo-Scottish border from the late 13th century to the beginning of the 17th century.

Their ranks consisted of both Scottish and English people, and they raided the entire Border country without regard to their victims' nationality. Their heyday was in the last hundred years of their existence, during the time of the House of Stuart in the Kingdom. The ancestors in question were the Riding Clans of the Scots Borders.

Their official, and most accurate, designation was the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers but these rustlers were known by a host of names: the Borderers, the. The Border or Riding Clans. March The Border or Riding Clans, including the Grahams. Family Genealogy Ancestry Family History Graham Scotland The border or riding clans book Inspirational Genealogy Inspiration.

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The border or riding clans followed by a history of the clan Dickson and a brief account of the family of the author by Dixon, B.

Homer (Bernard Homer), Publication date Topics Dixon family, Scottish Borders (Scotland), genealogy Publisher ALbany, N.Y., Pages:   The border The border or riding clans book riding clans followed by a history of the clan Dickson and a brief account of the family of the author.

Printed originally for presentation only and now enlarged. by Benjamin Homer Dixon. Published by J. Munsell in Albany, N.Y. The Border Reivers Website.

CLANS AND FAMILIES: Scattered throughout the world are the descendants of the families who lived in the Anglo-Scottish Borders during the times of the Border reivers.

Many of these family were themselves reivers and almost all. Get this from a library. The border or riding clans followed by a history of the clan Dickson and a brief account of the family of the author. [B Homer Dixon].

The Border or Riding Clans Followed by a History of the Clan Dixon and a Brief Account of the Family of the Author - B. Homer Dixon. This colorful book discusses the region known as “the Borders,” where England and Scotland meet.

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Printed originally for presentation only and now enlarged. by B. Homer (Bernard Homer) Dixon. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *. The Border or Riding Clans Followed by a History of the Clan Dixon and a Brief Account of the Family of the Author The Bible and the prayer book mistranslations, mutilations and errors with references to paganism.

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The Border Clans and their Emigration to America. The Border Clans. England and Scotland became one kingdom in In the Scots lost their national parliament, henceforth to be ruled from Westminster.

For centuries beforehand, the remote Anglo-Scottish borderland region had been the lair of unruly clans and gangs of robbers that were. Title Border or Riding Clans Followed by a History of the Clan Dickson and a Brief Account of the Family of the Author. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the Rating: % positive.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. The Unruly Border Clans of January 8, admin List of the 17 ‘Unruly Clans’ of the Scottish Border Although their were other Riding Families in the border lands.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. The Elliots were one of the great border clans, also known as reivers. The reivers were such a problem throughout the Borders that even the church became involved in their bloody wrangles.

In they had become such a nuisance that the then Archbishop of Glasgow, Gavin Dunbar, put a curse up all the reivers of the borderlands. The Border or Riding Clans - B. Homer Dickson, The Elliots are mentioned in various places, including pages 7, 9, 41, 84, 89 and The Steel Bonnets: The Story of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers - George MacDonald Fraser, Elliots are mentioned throughout the book, starting on page 2.

Border Raids and Reivers - Robert Borland, Elliot: The Elliots are one of the great ‘riding clans’ of the Scottish Borders. Their arrival in Teviotdale can be traced back to the reign of Robert the Bruce.

James the 15th Chief was killed with James IV at the Battle of Flodden in Froma bloody clan feud developed between the Elliots and the Scotts, after Scott of Buccleugh. The “family group/grayne” or Clan we are looking at is the one that came from the Eskdale valley and is a descendant of the Border Reivers or Riding Clans.

In the DNA study this group is the largest and match much more closely to the other Riding Clans surnames in the Borders such as the Armstrong’s, Elliot’s, Little’s, Bell’s.

That great Borders writer Sir Walter Scott himself added a number of the Border Riding Families who were labelled 'Clans' back in So if you are interested in going for Clan status with the Lord Lyon King of Arms for your own family, as many are today, don't despair as there is some historical presidence to add weight to your claim outside of the '17 Unruly Clans'.

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Homer Dixon. septs of Border Clans, or which are known variations of Border Reiver surnames (e.g., "Robinson" from "Robson", or "Hunt" from "Hunter"). We have integrated these. into our table under the Border Reiver surname, but with the real surname in parentheses.

We hasten to add that some of the Border Reiver surnames included, such as Turner. "The Border or Riding Clans and History of Clan Dickson" Albany, New York Joel Munsell's Sons, Publishers Alexander Nisbet.

"Nisbet's System of Heraldry" published in Edinburgh District: East Lothian, Aberdeenshire (lowlands). Today there are few Ulster-Scots who are aware of their Border heritage, though many bear the once feared names of the riding clans of the Scottish Marches.

The Ulster Scots Society maintains links with Hawick Reivers Festival, while the Schomberg Society in Kilkeel continues to celebrate their connections with the Borders. Bridles Buttons & Breeches. Thanks to Bridles Buttons & Breeches for their support of the programme card.

You can find out more about them by. Scott is a surname of Scottish origin. It is first attributed to Uchtredus filius Scoti who is mentioned in the charter recording in the foundation of Holyrood Abbey and Selkirk in and the border Riding clans who settled Peebleshire in the 10th century and the Duke of Buccleuch.

Media: DATA CD - 1 CD ( pages) Author: B. Dickson Year: () Publisher: ScotPress This is an extensive history of the Border families which occupied the lands between the English and Scottish borders, particularly in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when England and Scotland were independent kingdoms and when warfare between the two created an area.

The ancestors in question were the Riding Clans of the Scots Borders. Their official, and most accurate, designation was the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers but these rustlers were known by a host of names: the Borderers, the Raiders, the Steel Bonnets, the Riding Clans, the Reivers. Fighting to survive on the Scottish Border as reivers, Bells were known as one of the Devil's Dozen, the 13 strongest and most active of the riding clans.

Bells thrived under hardship, so much that Scots needed the proverb: "numerous as the Bells of Middlebie.". Border is published by Granta. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only.

Before the Pdf of the Crowns inthey held that part of the frontier with England known as “The Middle March” — their Chief usually being appointed Captain of Hermitage Castle in Liddesdale, and they became famous as one of the great “riding” clans of the Scottish borders.

Such musings are echoed by a line in the middle book of the excellent Border Trilogy. In the scenes in which young Billy Parham heads south on horseback, with a bound and wounded wolf in tow. The Border Ebook in Ireland.

King James the Sixth faced a serious problem in He had just become the King of England the previous year, in addition to already being the King of Scotland. He had recently ordered the border between Scotland and England pacified of the “Border.