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Re: A new book with lots of Sinclairs

  I don't quite understand about Sir William giving up the Earldom with the
date of 1715.
The Earldom left the St. Clairs in 1470  when William resigned the Earldom

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sally Spangler" <esdemio@worldnet.att.net>
To: <sinclair@quarterman.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2001 4:57 PM
Subject: A new book with lots of Sinclairs

> "Shetland Documents, 1580-1611" edited by John H. Ballantyne & Brian
> Smith.
> For whatever reason that Sir William Sinclair gave up the Earldom of
> Orkney and Shetland (the newest was that he was attained after the
> rising of 1715), there were still many Sinclairs on Shetland. For

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