Synonyms for milntown or Related words with milntown

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Examples of "milntown"
John Munro, 1st of Milntown was succeeded by his eldest son, Andrew "Mor" Munro, 2nd of Milntown; "a bold, austere, and gallant gentleman, esteemed by his friends, and a terror to his enemies". Andrew is said to have built Milntown Castle in 1500. The family's base, Milntown Castle was at Miltown of Meddat which was so near to Balnagown Castle that the chiefs of Clan Ross tried to stop them building it there. "Sir" Andrew Munro at this time was also governor of the royal Dingwall Castle. Andrew "Mor" Munro, 2nd of Milntown was succeeded by his eldest son, Andrew "Beg" Munro, 3rd of Milntown also known as "Black Andrew".
In 1500, the Munros of Milntown began construction of Milntown Castle, which was opposed by the Rosses as being too close to their Balnagown Castle.
The Munro of Milntown family descends from John Munro, 1st of Milntown, the second son of Hugh Munro, 9th Baron of Foulis (d. 1425). Three generations after John Munro, 1st of Milntown, is George Munro, 4th of Milntown, who became one of the most prominent ministers in the Reformed Church in the north of Scotland. His third son, also called George, 1st of Pitlunde, followed in his footsteps. This George's second eldest son was Alexander Munro, 1st of Bearcrofts.
Munro also had five daughters, the youngest, Catherine, married a distant relative, George Munro, 1st of Obsdale. Andrew Munro, 5th of Milntown died in 1590 and was succeeded by his eldest son, George Munro, 6th of Milntown.
George died in 1576 and was succeeded by his eldest son, Andrew Munro, 5th of Milntown.
George Munro, 7th of Milntown upon receiving his father's lands of Milntown also received the mills and office of chir mair of the Earldom of Ross which included 8 Chalders, 4 bolls of "Victual", a Croft named Markland of Tullich, at the extent of one pound of wax and the lands and town of Meikle Meddat at the extent of 6 chalders of bear and oatmeal, other dues, its ale house in the Barony of Delnie, Earldom of Ross and Sherrifdom of Inverness. George Munro, 7th of Milntown had two sons: Andrew Munro, 8th of Milntown and also Hugh Munro who married an unknown.
Andrew Munro, 8th of Milntown was the last of the family to possess the Milntown estate but he continued to dispute Mackenzie domination of the Black Isle. Andrew Munro served as a Capatain under his kinsmen, George Munro, 1st of Newmore during the Irish Confederate Wars. While he was away Milntown Castle was burned down by carelessness in 1642, and what was left of Munro's old work was demolished to make way for a Mackenzie purchaser's improvements. The office of Milntown Castle was sold in 1656 to George Mackenzie of Tarbet who later became George Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Cromartie.
The Munros of Milntown were a family cadet branch of the Highland Clan Munro. As the earliest recorded cadet branch of the Munro chiefs, the Munros of Milntown were the 'senior' cadet branch of the clan, and spawned many cadet branches. They were frequently recorded as 'Monro' as well as Munro. The Munros of Milntown are notable as being involved in events concerning the history of the late Middle Ages of the Scottish Highlands.
Black Andrew died in 1522 and was succeeded by his eldest son George Munro, 4th of Milntown.
During the early 16th century Andrew Munro, 3rd of Milntown was granted many chaters for lands including Contullich and Kildermorie in the parish of Alness. He was known as "Black Andrew of the Seven Castles" because he had a castle on each of his estates including "Contullich Castle" and Milntown Castle.
In 1644 Andrew Munro, 8th of Milntown returned to Scotland and took a distinguished part in the Battle of Kilsyth, where he was killed fighting at the head of his company. Andrew Munro was the last in the senior line of the Munros of Milntown.
The Munro of Milntown family came to rival their chiefs the Munros of Foulis in power and influence. In 1621 George Munro, 6th of Milntown became MP for Inverness-shire, which then included Ross, Sutherland and Caithness. George also added Meikle, Tarrel and Ballone to his lands, and sat in the Scots Parliament between 1617 and 1621. George also built the tower and belfry of the Church of Kilmuir-Easter, on top of which is an eagle, the armorial crest of the Munros and a monogram; G.M, his initials. George Munro 6th of Milntown had three sons from his first marriage and later two sons from a second marriage:
The Munros of Milntown descend from chief Hugh Munro, 9th Baron of Foulis (d.1425) who supported the Lord of the Isles at the Battle of Harlaw in 1411. A younger son of his was John Munro, the first of the Milntown line, whose elder brother George Munro of Foulis was killed during the Battle of Bealach nam Broig in 1452. Thus the chiefship was left to George's then baby son also called John Munro (d.1490). While John Munro of Foulis was still an infant his uncle John Munro of Milntown became "Tutor of Foulis".
In 1562 Alistair (Alexander) Gunn chief of Clan Gunn insulted the Earl of Moray. The Earl, by the means of Andrew Munro, V of Milntown entrapped the Gunns at a place called Delvines near Nairn. The Gunn Chief was captured and taken to Inverness where the Earl of Moray had him executed "under pretence of justice". Historian Sir Robert Gordon (1580–1650) wrote of the capture of Alexander Gunn, stating that Andrew Munro of Milntown had laid an ambush for him. In 1568 Ormond Castle and the lands of Suddie in Avoch were acquired by Andrew Munro, 5th of Milntown, also known as Andrew Munro of Newmore during his father's lifetime.
Although Andrew Munro, 8th of Milntown was the last in the senior line of this family as recorded by historian Alexander Mackenzie, the same historian also notes John Munro of Milntown in 1724 along with several other members of the Munro family and David Bethune of Culnaskea who were all appointed Commissioners of a call on behalf of the parish of Kiltearn to Rev. John Balfour of Logie-Easter as successor to the Rev. Hugh Campbell. In 1746 a John Munro of Milntown appears as one of the signatories in the court case of Roderick McCulloch who was a Jacobite prisoner in London indicted for high treason.
In 1454 John Munro of Milntown led the Clan Munro on a raid into Perthshire. On their return home they were ambushed by the Clan Mackintosh at Clachnaharry, where the Battle of Clachnaharry ensued and many lives were lost on both sides. It is said that John Munro of Milntown lost a hand and the Chief of Clan Mackintosh was killed. According to Fraser's Wardlaw Manuscript after the battle of Clachnaharry, John Munro who was wounded was cared for by the Frasers of Lovat, and that laid the foundation of kindness between the Frasers and Munros to this very day. John Munro, 1st of Milntown had two children;
Milton (), known as Milntown of Tarbat until the early 1970s, is a small Easter Ross community between Kildary and Barbaraville on Scotland's North East coast.
The Munros of Novar descend from John Munro, 1st of Milntown, who in turn was the second son of Hugh Munro, 9th Baron of Foulis (d.1425).
Milntown Castle was an early 16th-century castle which was situated near Milton, in Easter Ross, in the Scottish Highlands. It was built by the Munro of Milntown family, a cadet branch of the Clan Munro. In 1656, the castle and estate was sold to George Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Cromartie also known as George MacKenzie of Tarbet. He renamed the estate New Tarbat after Tarbat Castle (now more commonly known as Ballone Castle), the family's original seat near Portmahomack. Mackenzie had the Milntown Castle pulled down and only part of the basement survives. He then replaced the castle with a new mansion built nearby. When the new mansion was built, the old Milntown Castle was remodelled as part of the garden. That mansion was itself demolished and in 1787 was replaced with a Georgian house (now known as Tarbat House) by his descendant John Mackenzie, Lord MacLeod.
The Battle of Clachnaharry, was fought in 1454 between the Clan Mackintosh and the Clan Munro led by John Munro of Milntown.