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1) Ruthven. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Scottish noble family, believed to trace its ancestry to Thor, a Saxon or Dane, who settled in Scotland in the reign of David I. The name is derived from lands in...

2) Ruthven Castle. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ruthven Castle, see Huntingtower....

3) Huntingtower. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Perth and Kinross, E central Scotland, near Perth. James VI (later James I of England) was held in the castle by the earl of Gowrie in the "raid of Ruthven" in 1582....

4) Gowrie, earls of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gowrie, earls of, see Ruthven, family....

5) Stuart, Ludovick, 2d duke of Lennox and duke of Richmond. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lennox and duke of Richmond, 1574-1624, Scottish nobleman; son of Esme Stuart, 1st duke of Lennox, and cousin of James VI of Scotland (James I of England). He succeeded...

6) Mar, John Erskine, 2d (or 7th) earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...John Erskine, 2d (or 7th) earl of, 1558-1634, Scottish nobleman; son of the 1st (or 6th) earl. In 1578 he was persuaded by James Douglas, 4th earl of Morton, to assert...

7) Stuart, James, earl of Arran. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Dutch revolt against Spain, returned to Scotland in 1597, and ingratiated himself at the court of the young James VI (later James I of England). As a reward for his...

8) James I, king of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...James I, king of England, 1566-1625, king of England (1603-25) and, as James VI, of Scotland (1567-1625). James's reign witnessed the beginnings of English colonization...

9) Perth, town, Scotland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Perth and Kinross, central Scotland, on the Tay River. It was called St. Johnstoun until the 17th cent. Perth is famous for its dye works and cattle markets. Other...

10) Stuart, Esme, 1st duke of Lennox. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Scottish nobleman; cousin to James VI of Scotland (later James I of England). Born and reared in France, he succeeded his father as seigneur d'Aubigny in 1567. In...

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