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THE EARLS OF MIDDLETON.
THE EARLS OF MIDDLETON,
LORDS OF CLERMONT AND OF FETTERCAIRN,
HENRY S. King & Co., LONDON.
122,0 20 FEB 18 1903
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EARLY HISTORY OF THE MIDDLETON FAMILY
JOHN MIDDLETON, FIRST EARL OF MIDDLETON.
Character-Enters the army-Commands the horse at the bridge
of Dee- Marries—Enters the service of the Parliament of
England--Lieutenant-general under Sir William Waller-
Resigns his commission in consequence of the Self-denying
Ordinance-Robert Middleton murdered by Montrose's soldiers
-John Middleton appointed second in command against
Montrose He and Leslie defeat Montrose at Philiphaugh— The
Estates vote Middleton twenty-five thousand marks for his
services—Com mands the troops left in Scotland-His proceed-
ings against Montrose—The latter ordered by the king to disband
his forces ; hesitates, but finally holds a conference with Middle-
ton, and agrees to quit the country--Middleton witness at his
nephew's baptism-Appointed Commissioner of Estates belong.
ing to Cavaliers-Proceedings against Huntly, who is at length
captured by a division of his troops ... ... ... ...