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date: 20 November 2019

Sinclair familylocked

(per. 1280–c. 1500)
  • Barbara E. Crawford

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Sinclair family (per. 1280–c. 1500), nobility, has a particular importance because of its acquisition of the ancient Norwegian earldom of Orkney in 1379. By the time that the family lost the earldom 100 years later, many individual Sinclair branches had established themselves throughout the ...

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