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The Scottish chiefs.

Jane Porter

The Scottish chiefs.

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


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Pagination507p.
Number of Pages507
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In early times, and possibly even today, Scottish clan members believed themselves to descend from a common ancestor, the founder of the clan, after whom the clan is named.

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