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Kennedy, Thomas, ninth earl of Cassillis

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Property Law; Property Crime. 1530 words.

Kennedy, Thomas, ninth earl of Cassillis (1726–1775), smuggler and landowner, was born on 12 February 1726, the seventeenth child and second surviving son of Sir John Kennedy of Culzean,...

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Scott, Walter, of Buccleuch, first Lord Scott of Buccleuch

Rob Macpherson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Property Law; Property Crime; Agriculture and Farming. 1561 words.

Scott, Walter, of Buccleuch, first Lord Scott of Buccleuch (1565?–1611), landowner and border reiver, claimed to have been born in 1565 although it is possible that the actual date of his...

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Scott, Walter, of Harden

J. R. M. Sizer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Property Law; Property Crime; Agriculture and Farming. 928 words.

Scott, Walter, of Harden (c. 1550–1629?), landowner and border reiver, also known as Wat o'Harden and Auld Wat Scott, was the son of William Scott of Todrig, who purchased the lands of...

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Tailboys, Sir William

Roger Virgoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Property Law; Property Crime; Agriculture and Farming. 1162 words.

Tailboys, Sir William (c. 1416–1464), landowner and gang leader, was the second son and eventual heir of Walter Tailboys of Goltho, Lincolnshire. His family had been prominent in the north...

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