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  Elgin Scotland - Elgin's Worldwide
In 1747, the Earldom of Elgin was inherited by the 9th Earl of Kincardine.
The 11th Earl of Elgin and 15th Earl of Kincardine, Lord Bruce of Kinloss, Lord Bruce of Torry, Baron Elgin, of Elgin (Sir Andrew Douglas Alexander Thomas Bruce, KT, was born 17 Feb 1924, resides at Broomhall, Dunfermline, Fife.
Elgin, Scotland, whatever the source of its name, was not the immediate origin for the name of Elgin, Illinois, which was inspired by a hymn tune.
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  Earls of Elgin and Kincardine - LoveToKnow 1911
ELGIN AND KINCARDINE THOMAS Bruce, 7th earl of Elgin (1766-1841), British diplomatist and art collector, was born on the 10th of July 1766, and in 1771 succeeded his brother in the Scottish peerage as the 7th earl of Elgin (cr.
James Bruce, 8th earl of Elgin (1811-1863), British statesman, eldest son of the 7th earl by his second marriage, was born in 1811, and succeeded to the peerage as 8th earl of Elgin and 12th of Kincardine in 1841.
Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th earl of Elgin (1849-), British statesman, was born on the 16th of May 1849, the son of the 8th earl, and was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford.
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 Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine (1766-1841) was a British nobleman and diplomat, notorious for the removal of marble sculptures from the Parthenon in Athens -- popularly known as the Elgin Marbles.
Elgin was ambassador to the Ottoman Empire between 1799 and 1803.
On his journey home, through France, the earl and some of his companions were taken prisoners of war (war having broken out after they left for home) and were held in detention for several months.
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 Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin
Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine (1766-1841) was a British nobleman and diplomat, notorious for the removal of marble sculptures from the Parthenon in Athens -- popularly known as the Elgin Marbles.
Elgin was ambassador to the Ottoman Empire between 1799 and 1803.
On his journey home, through France, the earl and some of his companions were taken prisoners of war (war having broken out after they left for home) and were held in detention for several months.
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 HEREDITARY PEERAGES IN THE PEERAGE OF SCOTLAND BELOW THE RANK OF A MARQUESS
54 Earldom of Kincardine 26 December 1647(The Earldom is held by the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine).
87 Lordship of Bruce of Kinloss 21 June 1633(The Lordship belongs to the Earldom of Elgin and is held by the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine).
106 Lordship of Bruce of Torry 26 December 1647(The Lordship belongs to the Earldom of Kincardine and is held by the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine).
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 James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin at AllExperts
James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine (July 20, 1811 – November 20, 1863) was a British colonial administrator and diplomat, best known as Governor General of the Province of Canada and Viceroy of India.
He was the son of Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin.
Lord Elgin signed the bill despite heated Tory opposition and his own personal misgivings, sparking riots in Quebec, during which Elgin himself was assaulted by an English-speaking mob and the Parliament buildings were burned down.
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  James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine (July 20, 1811 – November 20, 1863) was a British colonial administrator and diplomat, best known as Governor General of the Province of Canada and Viceroy of India.
Lord Elgin signed the bill despite heated Tory opposition and his own personal misgivings, sparking riots in Quebec, during which Elgin himself was assaulted by an English-speaking mob and the Parliament buildings were burned down.
In 1854, Lord Elgin negotiated the Reciprocity Treaty with the United States in an attempt to stimulate the Canadian economy.
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 Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin, 13th Earl of Kincardine, KG (16 May 1849 – 18 January 1917) was a British statesman who served as Viceroy of India from 1894 to 1899.
Elgin himself did not enjoy the pomp and ceremony associated with the viceroyalty, and his conservative instincts were not well suited to a time of economic and social unrest.
From 1902 to 1903, Elgin was made chairman of the commission that investigated the conduct of the Second Boer War.
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 Earl of Elgin - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The title Earl of Elgin was created on June 21, 1633 in the Peerage of Scotland for Thomas Bruce, 3rd Lord Kinloss.
The two Earldoms continued united until the death of the fourth Earl of Elgin, when the Ailesbury and Bruce titles became extinct, and the Elgin title passed to the Earl of Kincardine; the Lordship of Kinloss became dormant.
The Lordship of Kinloss held by the first four Earls was inherited on the death of the 4th Earl by the 3rd Duke of Chandos.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Lord_Elgin   (454 words)

  
 www.brucefamily.com - Family of Bruce International, Inc. - Bruce Biographies
In 1320 the Declaration of Arbroath was written by the Earls and Barons of Scotland to the Pope, in recognition of the cause of independence of Scotland from English rule.
Educated in England and France, Thomas Bruce succeeded to the Earldoms of Elgin and Kincardine in 1771, entered the army in 1785, and was successively envoy to the Holy Roman Empire, to Brussels, to Berlin and to the Ottoman Empire.
Elgin improved education and helped the Canadian economy, which was depressed by the new British policy of free trade.
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 MyClan.com : Clan Bruce : Clan History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Arms of the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine in the hoist and of two tracts Gules and Or, upon which is depicted the Crest twice along with the Motto ‘Fuimus’ in letters Or upon a transverse band Sable
The seventh Earl of Elgin was the famous diplomat who spent much of his fortune rescuing the marbles of the Parthenon (the Elgin marbles) which were at that time falling into utter ruin.
The present chief – the eleventh Earl of Elgin and fifteenth of Kincardine – is prominent in Scottish public affairs and is convenor of the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs.
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 James Bruce, the 8th earl of Elgin presented in History section
Elgin, James Bruce, 8th earl of Elgin, and twelfth of Kincardine, British statesman, born in London, 20 July 1811.
Lord Elgin’s policy of conciliation was regarded by some of his warmest friends in Great Britain as weak and nerveless, but, after the passion consequent upon these events had subsided, it was clearly perceived that it required greater courage to submit patiently to unjust reproaches than to crush opposition by a display of force.
Other important measures of Lord Elgin’s administration were the repeal of the imperim act relating to the clergy reserves in 1853, the devotion of those reserves to education and other public purposes in 1854, and the abolition of seigniorial tenure in Lower Canada in the same year.
www.newsfinder.org /site/comments/james_bruce_the_8th_earl_of_elgin   (856 words)

  
 Clan Bruce
The fourth Earl died without a male heir and the title passed to a descendant of Sir George Bruce of Carnock, this branch of the family had already been created Earls of Kincardine in 1647, and thus two titles were united.
The seventh Earl of Elgin was the famous diplomat who spent much of his fortune rescuing the marbles of the Parthenon which were at that time falling into utter ruin.
The present Chief - the eleventh Earl of Elgin and fifteenth of Kincardine - is prominent in Scottish public affairs and is convener of the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs.
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 Bruce County Genealogical Society - Kincardine Township
Kincardine Township was named after the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, who was the Governor General of Canada when the township was surveyed.
Kingarf - a hamlet on the townline of Kincardine and Kinloss Townships.
Tiverton - is situated on the boundary of Kincardine and Bruce townships.
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 Kincardine
Kincardine, Ont, Township, pop 11 029 (2001c), 11 908 A (1996c), area 578.38 km
It was subsequently named (1851) for the Earl of ELGIN and Kincardine, governor general of N America 1847-54.
Until the mid-1960s the town still had some notable furniture factories, but today it depends on summer tourists and particularly on the Bruce Nuclear Power Development about 16 km N. In 1999 the town of Kincardine (inc 1875) was merged with the townships of Bruce and Kincardine to form one municipality.
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 Books: Elgin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mistress of the Elgin Marbles: a biography of Mary Nisbet, Countess of Elgin (0-06-054554-2 / 0060545542)
Message: Elgin and Kincardine : the governor general transmits, for the information of the Legislative Assembly, copies of a despatch and enclosures from Her Majesty's secretary of state for the colonies, relative to the projected railroad between Halifax (0-665-58552-7 / 0665585527)
Condition and prospects of Canada in 1854: as pourtrayed in the despatches of the Right Honorable the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, governor general of Canada to Her Majesty's principal secretary of state for the colonies.
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 Images of Robert the Bruce
He was descended from the great King David 1, since he was the great-grandson of Isabel, the daughter of the Earl of Huntingdon who in turn was the grandson of David 1.
Regarded as a 'useless king', he was the great-grandson of David, Earl of Huntingdon, who in turn was the grandson of King David 1 of Scotland (1124 - 1153).
The present clan chief of the Bruces is The Rt Hon Earl of Elgin and Kincardine.
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 Amazon.com: kincardine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Portrait of Aberdeen and Deeside: With Aberdeenshire, Banff, and Kincardine by Cuthbert Graham (Unknown Binding - 1980)
A history of the molluscous animals of the counties of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff, to which is appended an account of the cirripedal animals of the same district by William MacGillivray (Unknown Binding - 1843)
A history of the molluscous animals of Scotland: As found in the North-eastern district, particularly in the shires of Aberdeen, Kincardine, and Banff...
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 Brief History
On completion of the ceremony Bro The Earl Of Elgin installed Bro William Wardlaw into the Chair of King Solomon, the Deputy Provincial Grand Master Bro Middleton went on to install the Deputy and Substitute Masters and Wardens, the Substitute Provincial Grand Master Bro Sir Kennedy Dalziel installed the remaining Office Bearers.
The Earl of Elgin went on to propose a toast to the success of Lodge Earl Haig.
In the May of this year the Rt Hon the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine stepped down from his position as Provincial Grand Master.
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 Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson Speech on the Occasion of the Official Opening of the Exhibit ...
One of the Earls of Elgin was the last Ambassador of Scotland to England and went with James the Sixth of Scotland to London when he became James the First of Britain after Queen Elizabeth I died.
Lady Elgin, whose watercolours you are going to see, was the daughter of Lord Durham and made her first trip out here with him in 1837-38 when he was preparing his recommendations about Canada that came to known as The Durham Report.
Ten years later, she came out to Canada as the second wife of the Earl of Elgin and continued painting watercolours of the scenes and landscapes around her.
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 Sword of Bruce   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is a 14th century double handed sword and was bequeathed to the 7th Earl in 1796.
The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine writes "Apart from the leather and wood bindings of the hilt, the whole weapon is pure steel.
The fourteenth century coin minted during the reign of King Robert clearly shows him on horseback with a similar sword to the one held by the Earl of Elgin.
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 Reminiscences of Kincardine
A large gathering of the natives of Kincardine and District Resident in Glasgow was held in the City Templars Hall, Ingram Street, on Friday, 14th March 1902.
In securing the support of two such distinguished men as the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine and Sir James Sivewright as patrons, the association is to be specially congratulated.
It is difficult to dissociate Kincardine from the parish in which it is situated and from the adjoining parish of Culross, of which it once formed a part and I am confident you will excuse me if my remarks are not entirely confined to the town alone.
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 The Right Honourable The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Democracies and Exhibitions
Canadians have a particular interest in our guest of honour, the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, because his great grandfather, Lord Durham, and his grandfather, the Earl of Elgin, each filled the office of GovernorGeneral of this country.
It was during his grandfather's term that the Parliament Buildings at Montreal were burned by a group of rioters, and the Earl narrowly escaped serious injury.
His Lordship is the tenth Earl of Elgin and Kincardine.
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 Saugeen Shores - Tourism - Attractions - Historic - Port Elgin
The first known human settlement within Port Elgin's town limits was a Huron and Petun First Nations community, established around 1340.
In 1855, Port Elgin contained seven houses of which two were taverns.
The Port Elgin Library was built in 1908 with assistance from the Carnegie Fund to promote literacy and education.
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 Charles Canning, 1st Earl Canning Summary
He did not, however, sit long in the House of Commons; for, on the death of his mother in 1837, he succeeded to the peerage which had been conferred on her with remainder to her only surviving son, and as Viscount Canning took his seat in the House of Lords.
He declined to accept office under the Earl of Derby; but on the formation of the coalition ministry under the Earl of Aberdeen in January 1853, he received the appointment of Postmaster General.
By the strain of anxiety and hard work his health and strength were seriously impaired, while the death of his wife was also a great shock to him; in the hope that rest in his native land might restore him, he left India, reaching England in April 1862.
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 Learn more about Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Learn more about Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin in the online encyclopedia.
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Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine (July 20, 1766 - November 14, 1841) was a British nobleman and diplomat, notorious for the removal of marble sculptures from the Parthenon in Athens -- popularly known as the Elgin Marbles.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /t/th/thomas_bruce__7th_earl_of_elgin.html   (385 words)

  
 Courier News Story
As part of the project the original Kincardine Bridge is to be refurbished.
Kincardine councillor Willie Ferguson was in no doubt it was a good day for the village.
The Transport Minister used a shovel provided by the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine that he had kept from the sod-cutting ceremony for the Kincardine Bridge in 1931.
www.thecourier.co.uk /output/2006/06/09/newsstory8425691t0.asp   (792 words)

  
 Old Elgin Band - DrumCorpsWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Old Elgin Band, formed in 1984, is comprised of former members of the Elgin Regiment Trumpet Band and new recruits, interested in preserving and upholding a tradition which has endured for more than one hundred and twenty-five years.
Since its inception, The Old Elgin Band has put on numerous performances in and about the city of St. Thomas, the county of Elgin, and other places throughout Canada, The United States, and overseas.
Two years later, in 1995, The Old Elgin Band was invited to represent Canada at the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of the Liberation of Holland.
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