The History of Leith

December 7, 2007

Duke of Buccleuch

The title of Duke of Buccleuch (IPA: /bəˈkluː/) was created in the Peerage of Scotland on 20 April 1663 for the Duke of Monmouth, eldest illegitimate son of Charles II of England, who had married Anne Scott, 4th Countess of Buccleuch. For more click here

(Duke Street-Leith. Probably from Duke of Buccleuch, and the Golf House, there being much interested, jr. He had a house here, j.r.) (Edinburgh Street name derivation)

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