History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letter of Marque: With an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade Gomer Williams

ISBN: 9780714610504

Published: May 1st 1967

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718 pages


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History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letter of Marque: With an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade  by  Gomer Williams

History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letter of Marque: With an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade by Gomer Williams
May 1st 1967 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 718 pages | ISBN: 9780714610504 | 8.19 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 Excerpt: ...A.d. 1219, and was the father of IverMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 Excerpt: ...A.d. 1219, and was the father of Iver Crom, the conqueror of Cowal. The ancestors of the race were among the chieftains, who, in 1221, fought under Alexander II.

against Somerled the Younger, and were rewarded with Baronies in Argyll formed out of the lands which they had conquered. The Ordinance of King John Baliol, dated at Scone, 10th February, 1292, shews the decendants of Iver to have been settled there as an independent family, holding their lands of the Crown in the thirteenth century- thus assigning to them as high an antiquity in that district as can, on any certain historical ground, be claimed for the name of Campbell. The Maclvers always maintained in Argyll the character of a brave and energetic Clan, and constituted a formidable division of the forces of the House of Argyll.

The Chieftains of the Clan were hereditary keepers and captains of the Castle of Inverary. The Clan Iver formed part of the vanguard of the Scottish host on the fatal field of Flodden, when Archibald, Earl of Argyll, with his cousin, Sir Duncan Campbell, and all the flower of Argyll, fell valiantly fighting in front of their King. The main body of the Clan Iver exchanged their ancient patronymic for that of Campbell, and the greater number of the Ross-shire Maclvers migrated to Lewis in the seventeenth century- from these are descended the Maclvers of Uig, and of the Maclvers traceable to Uig, the most important are the Maclvers of Liverpool.

A member of the Clan settled in Uig had two sons, Iver and John- from Iver the late Rev. Wm. Maclver, of Lymm, Cheshire, was descended. John, the son of Iver, had three sons, named Iver, Peter, and William. Iver and Peter settled in Liverpool, and became prosperous merchants and shipowners, having at one time almost a monopoly of the ...



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