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Slightly off Sinclairs

Sassenach = outsider/foreigner.  If any of you have been caught up in
reading Diana Gabaldon's books - the first of the series is the
"Outlander".  The word Sassenach is used for the nickname of the
heroine.  Because of those books, I know what Sassenach means.  Big

On a more serious note - Nevin - My Arthur Sinclair came from Scalloway,
Shetland. He wore a ring that appears very much like the Baron Sinclair
of 1468(?). In Scalloway today is a Port Arthur and a place name
Sinclair - all a part (maybe?) of the previous Sinclair presence?  Maybe
you have explained my Sinclair family presence in Shetland. for which,
thank you, Sally

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