Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Barony of Kerdale and its Links with some Key Moray Families

Freskyn de Moravia, believed to be a Fleming, was the progenitor of two major Scottish families: the Sutherlands and the Murrays. Freskyn de Kerdale and his sister Margaret were directly descended from Freskyn de Moravia down a separate line. Through … Continue reading

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The Fleming Family Charter Collection

This posting discusses the recent discovery of a set of medieval charters relating to the Fleming family of Biggar and Cumbernauld. It is hoped that these charters will in due course shed new light on this Fleming family and its … Continue reading

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Aberdeen and the Fleming: Part Two

This week’s post is the second and final instalment of PhD student Amy Eberlin’s look at the trade relationship between Aberdeen and Flanders in the Middle Ages. The thirteenth century was a period of economic conservatism for Aberdeen. Unlike other … Continue reading

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