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The Kings Sons

A story from the Chronicle of the Earls of Ross of the origins of the legendary Paul MacTyre.

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The Pitcalnie Rosses

An article packed with 18th-century history, written by Rosemary Mackenzie, from a talk she gave to the Inverness Highland Family Society in January 1989.

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William Johnston a Tain man in the 42nd Foot.

In the late 18th and early 19th century, thousands of men from Easter-Ross enlisted into Highland Regiments serving in the British Army. Soldiers from Easter-Ross played a part in many famous sieges and battles and would see action at almost every corner of the globe. The pension records of these men sometimes give us a fascinating insight into the military service of the ordinary soldier.

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