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I was researching the author, W. Sholto Douglas (Cromwell's Scotch Campaigns 1650-51, et al) when I stumbled across the remarkable story of Walter Sholto Douglas.
My first discovery was that there was a marriage between Walter Sholto Douglas and Isabella Robinson, who married secondly Rev. William Falconer. Was this my historical author?
Well, maybe not, although she (wait for it) was a writer.
Mary Diana Dods (1790–1830) was a Scottish writer of books, short…Continue
Added by William Douglas on June 13, 2017 at 18:49 — 3 Comments
Oxfam, the international confederation of charitable organizations focused on the alleviation of global poverty, runs bookshops in the UK to raise funds for the charity.
They have on sale, via ebay, a copy of A history of the house of Douglas from the earliest times down to the legislative union of England and Scotland by Sir Herbert Eustace Maxwell. This 1903 two volume publication has…Continue
Added by William Douglas on June 1, 2017 at 17:00 — 1 Comment
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