One of the few elements of the Jacobite centre to retire in good order, the Frasers withdrew towards Inverness, where it met the rest of their unit. There is a fabled account of the Fraser coat of arms which asserts during the reign of Charles the Simple of France, a nobleman from Bourbon named Julius de Berry entertained the King with a dish of fine strawberries. If you are working on a specific task, please list it here: Bissett, Brewster, Cowie, Frew, Frissel, Frizell, MacCimmie, MacGruer, MacKim, MacKimmie, MacSimon, MacShimes, MacTavish, McCoss, M’ktaus, Oliver, Sim, Sime, Simon, Simpson, Simson, Sims, Syme, Symon, Twaddle, Tweedie, Chiefs of Clan Fraser; Frasers of Inverallochy; Frasers of Strichen, Clan Macdonald of Clanranald, Clan Gordon, Clan Logan, Eugene Quigley's site on Wikitree - Fraser of Lovat. IMPORTANT PRIVACY NOTICE & DISCLAIMER: YOU HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO USE CAUTION WHEN DISTRIBUTING PRIVATE INFORMATION. Clan MacDonald of Keppoch attempted to relieve the garrison, but when their path was blocked by the Frasers, Keppoch retreated. HUGH FRASER of Lovat Master of Lovat's daughter is Honor Fraser Simon Fraser, 0000022857 00000 n With Lovat's forced marriage with Amelia Murray in 1697 conveniently being forgotten, he married Margaret Grant in 1717. 0000061002 00000 n 0000068999 00000 n During the Scottish Wars of Independence, Sir Simon Fraser, "the Patriot", fought first with the Red Comyn, and later with Sir William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. Also the hamlet of Fresle exists to this very day in Haute-Normandie and can be found on Google-Earth. © Copyright FameChain 2020, All rights reserved. This origin has been disputed, and seen as a classic example of canting heraldry, where heraldic symbols are derived from a pun on similar sounding surname: (strawberry flowers - fraises). 0000105146 00000 n 2 volumes. Salt Lake City: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1961), FHL microfilms 277,904-277,906., vol. (It is sweet and seemly to die for one's country). Father of Janet Bethune; Sybylla Fraser; Simon Fraser of Lovat, 19th MacShimidh; Alexander (Alistair) Fraser; Francis Fraser and 3 others; Aline Fraser; Janet Fraser and Archibald Campbell Fraser of Lovat « less The information below this line should be incorporated into the Team page or moved to a separate team research page. 0000069024 00000 n Only some of the Fraser regiment was present at Culloden in April 1746; like many others, the main part under the Master of Lovat returned only at daybreak, exhausted from an ill-fated night march and missed the battle. The focus of this team's work is to identify, improve and maintain profiles associated with the Lairds and Chiefs of Clan Fraser of Lovat together with members bearing the name Fraser, the related families and those recognised as septs of Clan Fraser of Lovat. See the Joe Biden family tree. Check FF and select whether you want to see your matches in either the full data base, or just in the specific projects that you have joined. In 1699 he secured for himself the title of 11th Lord Lovat and the position of the Chief of Clan Fraser by the brutal expedient of a forced marriage with Amelia, Lady Lovat. (My favourite 'hobby-horse' is to tell you not to rely on the work of someone else UNLESS they have supplied you with references to enable you to check these for yourself). 0000140063 00000 n Jack Fraser, Master of Lovat. The exact origins of the surname 'Fraser' can not be determined with any great certainty, although there is little doubt that it came from France. Trial and execution Lodged in the Tower of London, Simon awaited his trial for high treason which began in March 1747. Master of Lovat's great uncle was Simon Fraser Simon Fraser, Proud, loyal and reliable in battle: Clan Fraser originated in the Scottish Lowlands, but soon grew to become one of the most formidable forces in the Scottish Highlands. He fought at Bannockburn, married Bruce's sister, and became Chamberlain of Scotland. Master of Lovat's first cousin once removed is Simon Fraser, Simon Fraser, The day of his execution, 9 April 1747, saw many spectators arrive at Tower Hill, and an overcrowded timber stand collapsed, leaving 9 spectators dead, to Lovat's wry amusement. Sep 28 1667 - Tanich, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland, Janet Fraser 11th Lord Lovat (born Grant), Simon Fraser, Alexander Alistair Grant Fraser, Thomas, 10th Lord Lovat, Fraser, Sibella Fraser (born Macleod), Isabel Fraser, Hugh Fraser, Thomas Fraser, Janet Fraser, Simon, General, 19th Macshimidh, Master Of Lovat, Fraser, Archibald Campbell, 20th Macshimidh, Fraser, John Fraser, Apr 9 1747 - The Tower, London, Middlesex, England, Thomas Fraser, Sibella Fraser (born Macleod), Alexander Fraser, Catherine Fraser, John Fraser, Hugh Fraser, Thomas Fraser, James Fraser, Daniel Fraser, Sybylla Fraser, Simon Frazer (Fraser), Alexander Alistair Fraser, Apr 7 1667 - TOMICH, ROSS-SHIRE, SCOTLAND, David (David With The Birkin Flower) Wemyss, Alexander Fraser, Catherine Fraser, Hugh Fraser, 9th Lord Lovat, Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat (born Mcbryan). 0000180008 00000 n He became the last person to be executed by beheading in Britain on 9 April 1747, apparently being afforded some small final amusement when a stand erected for spectators collapsed, killing some 20 people. Simon Fraser was born and raised at nearby Castle Dounie, a short distance south of Beauly, which remained his family home throughout his life. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Son of Thomas Fraser and Sibella Macleod The first reputed record is that of "Frysel" (vowels were at the time often interchanged), recorded on the Battle Abbey Roll - supposedly a list of William the Conqueror's companions, preserved at Battle Abbey, on the site of his great victory over Harold. 0000141117 00000 n However, the authenticity of the manuscript is seriously doubted. With a long military history, Clan Fraser continues to capture imaginations and appear in popular culture today. As most Highlanders, the Frasers have been involved in countless Clan wars, particularly against the Macdonalds. The town of Fraserburgh in Scotland was founded by Alexander Fraser, 8th Laird of Philorth, in 1570. He was taken to London, where he was put on trial. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Brent David Fraser, Actor: Wild at Heart. In the event he obtained a pardon for his past crimes from the Government, and later benefitted by acquiring estates which had been forfeited to the Crown by Jacobites involved in the uprising.