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A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, Volume 2 - Primary Source Edition

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 Excerpt: ...dancettee, between three billets, a/, each charged with a lion, rampant, of the field, as many beeants. Crest--A cubit arm, erect, vested, az. charged with a fosse, indented, double cotti.-ed or, holding in the hand a flint stone ppr. Supporters--Two leopards, reguardant, gu. bezants, ducally crowned or. Motto--Nec rege, nec populo, red utroque. Town Residence--8, Upper Grosvenor-square. Seats--II if ton, near Honiton; and Stevenstone, near Torrington, Devonshire. ROLLO, BARON, (John Rollo, ) of Duncrub, in the county of Perth, in the peerage of Scotland; 6. 23rd April, 1773; 5. to the dignity, as eighth baron, at the decease of his father, 14th April, 1784; m. 12th June, 1806, Agnes, daughter of William Greig, esq. of Ci ay field-place, by whom he has issue, William, an officer in the army. John. Robert. Mary. Martha. Uinrage. John Dk Rollo had a grant, in the reign of Robert III. of the lands of Duncrub, and others, in the county of Perth, from David Stuart, Earl of Strathern, which lands his descendant, William Rollo, had erected into the barony of Duncrub, by charter, dated '26th August, 1511. From this William descended, lineally, James Rolu, esq. of Duncrub, who m. Agnes, daughter of Robert Collicc, of Balnamoon, and dying in 15H4, was s. by his only son, Sib Andrew Km i knt. of Duncrub, who was elevated to the peerage of Scotland 10th June, 1031, by the title of Baron Rollo, of Duncrub, with remainder to his heirs male whatsoever. His lordship m. Catharine, daughter of James Drummond, Lord Maderty, ancestor of the Lords Strathallau, by whom he had five sous (the youngest of whom, the Hon. William Rollo, was beheaded at Glasgow, for his fidelity to King Charles I.) and four daughters. The baron was s. at his decease by bis eldest son, James, second bar.. Hide synopsis

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