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  • ID: I878
  • Name: Adam Duff
  • Suffix: of Clunybeg
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1590
  • Death: APR 1674 1
  • Residence: Clunybeg, Mortlach, Banffshire
  • Note: 2 1

    Acquired vast estates in north-eastern Scotland. Married 1st, Murry of Milegan, one child, Margaret; 2nd, Beatrix Gordon, six sons, one daughter.
    ?Gentry the Duffs have always been,? wrote Charles Rampini in the ?County Histories of Scotland? series, where he reported that Adam Duff of Clunybeg was an enthusiastic Royalist punished by the Covenanters.
    Burgees of Banff
    Lord of Auchindoun.
    We have left little enough space to comment on what to many must be the most interesting features of this work, namely, the fine series of family portraits and other illustrations. They are all quite delightful, and the family have on the whole been most fortunate in their painters. The portraits from old Clunybeg downwards have an air of distinction which is partly no doubt owing to the costume, but is also due to the presence of a certain forceful character which appears in most of them.
    (The Scottish historical review. 1915. p 89.)
    [Referring to a portrait published in The Book of the Duffs by the Taylers,]
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  • Change Date: 29 NOV 2012

    Father: John Duff
    Mother: Margaret Gordon b: ABT 1565 in Cairnburrow

    Marriage 1 Beatrix Gordon
    • Married:
    • Note: 2nd Marriage
    1. Has Children Alexander Duff b: 1623

    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: World Roots A genealogical collection
      Author: Brigitte Gastel Lloyd
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Braemar Barony
      Publication: The Baronage Press for the Trustees of the Mar Estate
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