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Abernethy familylocked

(per. c. 1260–c. 1465)
  • C. A. McGladdery

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Abernethy family (per.c. 1260–c. 1465), landowners, is of obscure origins, but was certainly a native Scottish family rather than of Norman descent. Orm of Abernethy was a grandson of Gillemichael, earl of Fife in the early twelfth century, and in the 1170s he received confirmation from ...

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