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We congratulate the Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Denzil Douglas, who has been elevated by Her Majesty, the Queen to the position of Privy Councillor. He is entitled to be addressed as “the Right Honourable”.
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General Sir Howard Douglas, 3rd Baronet of Carr, GCB, GCMG, FRS (January 23, 1776 – November 9, 1861) was a British military officer born in Gosport, England, the younger son of Admiral Sir Charles Douglas and Sarah Wood, and a descendant of the Earls of Morton. He was a British general and colonial administrator.
In 1797, while in Quebec City, Douglas fathered a daughter, Margaret (or Marguerite), but did not marry the mother, Catherine Normandeau. In 1799, he returned to England,…Continue
Author and historian Alistair Moffat is leading a groundbreaking plan to test the DNA of thousands of Scots. The project, never attempted before, was launched this week in The Scotsman newspaper as part of a series on the origins of our nation.
It is hoped thousands of ordinary Scots will come forward to have their DNA tested. It does not matter whether you have been in Scotland for one week or your family has lived here for centuries – the testing process can reveal fascinating data.…Continue
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