Thomas Finlayson Henderson (25 May 1844 – 25 December 1923), often credited as T. F. Henderson, was a Scottish historian, author and editor. Henderson was a prolific author and contributed entries on Scottish figures for the Dictionary of National Biography and Encyclopædia Britannica. He was considered an authority on poet Robert Burns and Mary, Queen of Scots.
Thomas Finlayson Henderson
|Born||25 May 1844|
|Died||25 December 1923 (aged 79)|
Wraes Farm, Renfrewshire
|Other names||T. F. Henderson|
|Occupation||historian, author, editor|
Henderson was born in Lathones, Fife, Scotland in May 1844. He was the second of 11 children born to farmer Archibald Henderson and his wife, Catherine (née Finlayson), both of Kincardine-in-Menteith, a village in Perthshire.
He was an editor for several anthologies of poetry, including the works of Robert Burns. His work with Burns was praised by The Times, which noted, "For the first time Burns was edited with the care usually reserved for editions of the ancient classics." Henderson was also an editor of later editions of The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, considered the foremost historic work of its era, and Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border.
Sir Adam Ferguson (1770–1854) was deputy keeper of the regalia in Scotland.Agnes Keith, Countess of Moray
Agnes Keith, Countess of Moray (c. 1540 – 16 July 1588) was a Scottish noblewoman having been the eldest daughter of William Keith, 4th Earl Marischal and Margaret Keith. She was the wife of James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, Regent of Scotland and the illegitimate half-brother of Mary, Queen of Scots, making her a sister-in-law of the Scottish queen. As the wife of the regent, Agnes was the most powerful woman in Scotland from 1567 until her husband's assassination in 1570.She was married secondly to Sir Colin Campbell, heir presumptive to the earldom of Argyll. When he succeeded his brother as the 6th earl in 1573, Agnes was henceforth styled Countess of Argyll. During her second marriage, Agnes became embroiled in a litigation over Queen Mary's jewels which had earlier fallen into her keeping. It was her refusal to hand the jewels over to the Scottish Government that sparked a feud between the Earl of Argyll and the Regent Morton.Alexander Ruthven
Alexander Ruthven, master of Ruthven (12 January 1580 – 5 August 1600) was a Scottish nobleman. He is most notable for his participation in the Gowrie conspiracy of 1600.George Rose (politician)
George Rose (17 June 1744 – 13 January 1818) was a British politician.Henderson (surname)
Henderson is a common Scottish surname. The name is derived from patronymic form of the name Hendry, which is a Scottish form of Henry. Some Hendersons also derive their name from Henryson.The surname Henderson is borne by numerous unrelated families in Scotland. For example, the Hendersons of Fordell, in Fife, were the chief Lowland family of the name. This family descended from a family of Henrysons, from Dumfriesshire. A branch of Clan Gunn also bears the name. According to tradition, this family descends from Henry Gunn, a younger son of a chief of the Gunns who lived in the 15th century. The Hendersons of Glencoe derive their surname from the Gaelic MacEanruig.
The surname was unknown in England prior to the 17th century and is first mentioned in a marriage document between one of the Borders Hendersons and the daughter of a Carlisle merchant at Hexham. The surname is rendered in Scottish Gaelic as: MacEanraig or MacEanruig (masculine), and NicEanraig or NicEanruig (feminine).Henry Dawson Lowry
Henry Dawson Lowry (22 February 1869 – 21 October 1906) was an English journalist, short story writer, novelist and poet.Hessilhead
Hessilhead is in Beith, North Ayrshire, Scotland. Hessilhead used to be called Hazlehead or Hasslehead. The lands were part of the Lordship of Giffen, and the Barony of Hessilhead, within the Baillerie of Cunninghame and the Parish of Beith. The castle was situated at grid reference NS380532.Hugh Hume-Campbell, 3rd Earl of Marchmont
Hugh Hume-Campbell, 3rd Earl of Marchmont PC FRS (15 February 1708 – 10 January 1794), styled Lord Polwarth between 1724 and 1740, was a Scottish politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1734 until 1740 when he succeeded to the peerage as Earl of Marchmont. He sat in the House of Lords as a representative peer from 1750.
Hume-Campbell was the son of Alexander Hume-Campbell, 2nd Earl of Marchmont and his wife Margaret Campbell, daughter and heiress Sir George Campbell, of Cessnock. He was educated at a private school in London from 1716 and travelled abroad to Utrecht and Franeker in the Netherlands from 1721. He was admitted at Edinburgh University. On 1 May 1731, he married Ann Western, daughter of Robert Western of St Peter’s, Cornhill, London and niece of Sir Richard Shirley, 3rd Baronet.As Lord Polworth, he was returned to parliament as Member of Parliament for Berwick-upon-Tweed at the same time as his brother at the 1734 British general election. On 16 February 1737, he spoke against a bill which imposed penalties on Edinburgh for the Porteous riots, and in February 1738 took part in a debate on the army. He vacated the seat on inheriting the peerage on the death of his father on 27 February 1740. He was appointed First Lord of the Police (in Scotland) on 22 November1747 and he retained the post until 1764. His wife died in 1747, and he made a second marriage on 30 January 1748, to Elizabeth Crompton. From 1750 to 1784 he sat in the House of Lords as a Scottish Representative Peer.Marchmont was 'a man of most distinguished talents and learning; he had read... deeply in the classics, history and in civil law'. In 1753, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. He was sworn a Privy Counsellor in 1762, he was Governor of the Bank of Scotland from 1763 until 1790.and Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland from 1764 until his death.Marchmont died in January 1794, aged 85, when the earldom became either extinct or dormant. By his first wife he had one son and three daughters:
Patrick Hume-Campbell, Lord Polwarth (died young)
Lady Anne Hume-Campbell (c.1734 – 27 July 1790), married on 23 October 1735 Sir John Paterson, 3rd Baronet and had issue
Lady Margaret Hume-Campbell (died 7 January 1764), married on 20 September 1763 James Stuart, without issue
Lady Diana Hume-Campbell, married in 1754 Walter Scott of Harden (died 1793), and had issue; later Lady Polwarth suo jure and de jure'By his second wife, who died on 12 February 1797, he had one son:
Alexander Hume-Campbell, Lord Polwarth (1750–1781); created Baron Hume of Berwick in 1776, but predeceased his father in 1781, without issue by his marriage to Amabel Grey.The claim to his junior title Lord Polwarth was vested in his granddaughter Anne Anstruther. Marchmont is also said to have fathered an illegitimate son, Rev. David Rose, father of George Rose. David Rose was tutor to Marchmont's eldest son, Lord Polwarth, and George Rose was recommended by Marchmont for the position of deputy-chamberlain of the Tally court of the Exchequer, and on Marchmont's death, serving as his sole executor, was bequeathed his library, 'consisting of one of the most curious and valuable collections of manuscripts in Great Britain'. George Rose's son, politician Sir George Henry Rose, published in 1831 'A Selection from the papers of the Earls of Marchmont'.No illegitimate son is mentioned by Thomas Finlayson Henderson writing in the Dictionary of National Biography; George Rose's own entry in that same edition states: 'Later gossip, which made him out a natural son of Lord Marchmont [see Hume, Hugh, third Earl of Marchmont], an apothecary's apprentice, or a purser's clerk, may safely be disregarded', showing the lack of exact detail attached to the claim (as it was in fact George Rose's father David that was said to have been Marchmont's illegitimate son).John Graham, 1st Viscount Dundee
John Graham of Claverhouse, 1st Viscount Dundee (c. 21 July 1648 – 27 July 1689), known as the 7th Laird of Claverhouse until raised to the viscountcy in 1688, was a Scottish soldier and nobleman, a Tory and an Episcopalian. Claverhouse was responsible for policing south-west Scotland during and after the religious unrest and rebellion of the 1670s/80s.
After his death, Presbyterian historians dubbed him "Bluidy Clavers". Contemporary evidence for the fairness of this soubriquet in the Covenanting tradition is mixed. Tales of the Covenanters and Covenanter monuments hold Claverhouse directly responsible for the deaths of adherents of that movement. However, Claverhouse's own letters frequently recommended lenient treatment of Covenanters, and in 1684 he married into a prominent Covenanter family.
Later, as a general in the Scottish army, Claverhouse remained loyal to King James VII of Scotland after the Revolution of 1688. He rallied those Highland clans loyal to the Jacobite cause and, although he lost his life in the battle, led them to victory at Killiecrankie. This first Jacobite rising was unsuccessful, but Claverhouse became a Jacobite hero, acquiring his second soubriquet "Bonnie Dundee".List of Scottish writers
This list of Scottish writers is an incomplete alphabetical list of Scottish writers who have a Wikipedia page. Those on the list were born and/or brought up in Scotland. They include writers of all genres, writing in English, Lowland Scots, Scottish Gaelic, Latin, French or any other language. Please help by adding new names, using the present entry format as far as possible. Writers put on the list who are still without a Wikipedia page have been transferred to the "No-pagers" section on the Talk page.
Abbreviations used: awa = also writes/wrote as, b. = born, c. = circa, fl. = floruit (flourished), or. = originally, RC = Roman Catholic, SF = science fiction, YA = young-adult.
This is a subsidiary list to the List of Scots.List of alumni of the University of St Andrews
This list of alumni of the University of St Andrews includes graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of the University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.List of contributors to the Dictionary of National Biography
Some 700 writers were contributors to the Dictionary of National Biography, in its first edition. They are listed below, in order of the name or initials they contributed under. Where they contributed under more than one signature, those are all given.Mary of Guelders
Mary of Guelders (Dutch: Maria van Gelre; c. 1434 – 1 December 1463) was the queen consort of Scotland by marriage to King James II of Scotland. She served as regent of Scotland from 1460 to 1463.Selkirkshire
Selkirkshire or the County of Selkirk (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Shalcraig) is a historic county and registration county of Scotland. It borders Peeblesshire to the west, Midlothian to the north, Roxburghshire to the east, and Dumfriesshire to the south. It derives its name from its county town, the Royal burgh of Selkirk.
Between 1890 and 1975, it was one of the thirty-three administrative counties of Scotland, with a county council formed by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889. Under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 the use of counties as local government areas was abolished across Scotland, with administration being transferred to the Ettrick and Lauderdale district of the Borders Region. Unlike many historic counties, Selkirkshire does not have its own lieutenancy area, but shares one with Roxburghshire: the Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale lieutenancy area.Thomas Constable (printer and publisher)
Thomas Constable FRSE (29 June 1812 – 26 May 1881) was a Scottish printer and publisher.William Caulfeild, 1st Viscount Charlemont
William Caulfeild, 1st Viscount Charlemont PC (Ire) (1624 – April 1671) was an Irish politician and peer.