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date: 27 May 2020

Oliphant [Olifard] familylocked

(per. 1141–c. 1500)
  • Fiona Watson

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Oliphant [Olifard] family (per. 1141–c. 1500), nobility, was important in the history of Perthshire, as well as, from time to time, in national politics. The original form of their name was Olifard. The family, which may have been of Flemish origin, first came to ...

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