Laird of Glencairn

(9 customer reviews)


If you buy a Scottish noble title, you have a sense of the wild and pristine landscape, the chequered history and the stories of rough-legged brave men and their no less tough wives in a tough yet beautiful land at the northern end of Europe, in addition to the aspirations of higher things.

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A Laird of Glencairn belongs in the Scottish Highlands. Here the people were shaped by the constant resistance against nature and warlike conquerors.

Landscape & History of Glencairn

The Picts and Scots who immigrated here successfully defended themselves against the conquering Romans and later the Vikings and also largely preserved their Celtic characteristics and clan customs from the influence of the English who had been immigrating since the 11th century. Attempts to keep English influence from becoming too great continue to this day, although Scotland has been dependent on the English crown since the 12th century.

Nevertheless, the Scots have always kept their own traditions and partly also their own laws. You benefit from the latter when you buy a Scottish noble title. Because in Scotland there were honorary titles that were tied to the ownership of a certain land. These Lairds, English "Lords" were simply "landowners" in German. If the land was sold or otherwise given away, the new owner also got the title. So it is with the Laird of Glencairn.

The place name is very typical for Scotland and means first of all nothing else than "valley of the Cairns". Cairns are large stone tombs that are often found in Scotland and valleys are of course also typical in the mountainous landscape. However, the name also gives some indication that this area has been inhabited for many millennia, as the cairns date back to the Stone Age. The property with which the title of Laird of Glencairn is associated is close to the Grey Cairns of Camster. These two very well preserved Neolithic barrows are thought to be around 4,500 years old and are a well-known landmark.

Not far away is the "Cairn of Camster", a burial place where for several hundred years the chiefs of the Highlands found their final resting place. From the names of the surrounding places like Lybster, Camster or Scrabster you can see that the Vikings have been here as well. They established settlements on the coasts and advanced from there to their raids into the country. The Glencairn area also has a famous figure to offer: John Oswald, who signed the American Declaration of Independence on behalf of Britain, was born here

9 reviews for Laird of Glencairn

  1. Birgit Free -

    The site is absolutely handy when looking for a suitable title for someone. Great selection of titles!

  2. Angelika Schwartz -

    The purchase was super easy and there is even a historical booklet with more information on the subject.

  3. Anna Koch -

    I bought a Laird of Glencairn as well as a Baron title. Delivery was a little late, but customer service was excellent and I would still recommend the site.

  4. Michelle Koertig -

    The prices were good, the delivery was fast and the certificates were realistic.

  5. Torsten Ackerman (verified owner) -

    Customer service was good and I am very happy with what I got for the price. Overall, I would recommend the purchase!

  6. Malagigi Brisebois -

    The shipment was made within 24 hours. Package had a bump, but the product was adequately packaged. Thank you for the worry free delivery!

  7. Sarah Drechsler -

    High quality gift, was very well received by my friend (was for her and her husband for the wedding).

  8. Markus Durr -

    I used Adelstitel Kaufen to buy an unusual gift for my friend. The quality of the certificate is realistic and the delivery was also ok.

  9. Julian Hartenstein -

    This was my second purchase on the site, always arrives well as a gift so far, even still possible at short notice if you can not make it to the store.

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