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  • * British History Online * *

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    Spain, October 1557, 01 October 1557-31 October 1557

    that unless the English relieve it it will shortly be lost. The English had effected a landing on the Orkney Islands, where they put 8 or 10 pieces of heavy artillery ashore. But the islanders attacked them so vigorously that

    Index, O, 01 September 1586-31 March 1589

    and Justice Clerk took rents and duties over the head of (1st Jan. 1587 9), 532; justices in the Orkney Islands obedient to, 666. Islands: Earl of Orkney's letter dated at (12th Oct. 1586), 98; Scottish embassy to Denmark respecting, Subscribers-only content

    Index, O, 01 January 1718-31 December 1718

    to the Lord High Chancellor of Scotland, 234. -, -, widow of, 234. -, James, Customs officer in the Orkney Islands, 64. -, -, lands in Boynd, 538. -, -, petition on behalf of, 22, 41. -, -, 4th Earl

    Index, N, O, 26 July 1554-30 November 1558

    356. Orbitello (Orbetello), Tuscany, 111. Orcades , see Orkneys. Orchies (by Douai), 452. Orchinjega , a Spanish ship, 318. Orkney Islands , the, 19, 320. Orleans , the Duke of, 166, 190 192, 195 206. -, the Bishop of, 207,

    Venice, April 1650, 01 April 1650-30 April 1650

    appointed to treat with his Majesty at Breda have not yet left Edinburgh. Good results are expected. In the Orkney Islands the royal forces are steadily gaining strength. It is reported from Ireland that Sir Charles Coot has been completely

  • * British Museum Image Collection Database *

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    Column in Rosslyn Chapel; Views in Orkney, 1839

    Column in Rosslyn Chapel; Views in Orkney [church] Interior of the gothic chapel, with steps on the left leading to a landing flanked by two columns on the right, light shining through a window at the end of the

    Tomb of Sir William, St Clair; Views in Orkney, 1839

    Tomb of Sir William, St Clair; Views in Orkney [tomb/mausoleum, sculpture] Tomb effigy, full-length in armour, hands in prayer, under three gothic arches, flanked by two coat-of-arms; private plate. Etching

    Helmsdale Castle; Views in Orkney, 1839

    Helmsdale Castle; Views in Orkney [castle/fort] View with the ruined castle in the middle distance, three figures resting in the foreground, one of them sitting in profile, a river on the right, mountains in the background; private plate. Etching

    Duncansbay Head; Views in Orkney, 1839

    Duncansbay Head; Views in Orkney [coastal scene] Coastal view with Duncansbay Head in the middle distance, with two stacks on the left, seen across the sea in the foreground, the promontory of John O' Groats in the right background;

    Western circle of the stones of Stennis; Views in Orkney, 1839

    Western circle of the stones of Stennis; Views in Orkney [rock/mineral] View with two large vertical rocks in the foreground, the right one has a hole, a body of water in the middle distance, further vertical rocks in the

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Thule to prove his mastery over peculiar localities and rtanners, the scene of the present-volumes being the Shetland and Orkney Islands exchisively. In an Adrverntement which serves as an in- troduction, we are led'to understand that the tale before 'us Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    proposed an amendment, to extend the time for the return of the writs as regarded the election for the Orkney Islands. The amend- ment was agreed to, and after a few words in opposition, from tie Earl of HADDINGToN and Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    sailed from the Long Hope harbour in the Orkney Islands, on the morning of the 15th inst. The wea- ther during the voyage to the Orkneys was remarkably cold for the season of the year, which was attributed to the Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    commencement of this week in examining the rocks between Dunnet Head and Strathy. Hie is now proceeding through the Orkney Islands and to Zetland, whence he will return in the Pharos steamer to the north and west coast of Sutherland. Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    found in connection with their dwellings. Those remains are all of precisely the same character as in the adjoining Orkney Islands. Mr Laing examined five different mounds not far from the harbour of leiss, and he describes their contents: "I Subscribers-only content

  • * Victoria County History *

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    , 358. See also schools Operatives' Conservative Association , 244 Orchard Park estate , 280 Ordnance Office , 416-17 Orkney Islands , men of, 50 Osborne (Osbourne), Chas., 116; Geo., 300-1; Thos., Earl of Danby (later Marquesss of Carmarthen and


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