Titel: People from East Lothian
John Knox, Alexander II of Scotland, Jock Taylor, Arthur Balfour, John Rennie the Elder, Samuel Smiles, John Muir, Pierce Brosnan, Peter Nicholson, Robert Lauder of The Bass, John Mair, John Witherspoon, Francis Stewart.
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12. Juni 2011 - kartoniert - 116 Seiten
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 114. Chapters: John Knox, Alexander II of Scotland, Jock Taylor, Arthur Balfour, John Rennie the Elder, Samuel Smiles, John Muir, Pierce Brosnan, Peter Nicholson, Robert Lauder of The Bass, John Mair, John Witherspoon, Francis Stewart, 5th Earl of Bothwell, Sawney Bean, Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn, George Lauder of The Bass, John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale, Andrew Fletcher, Peter Hume Brown, Robert de Lawedre of Edrington, David Lyndsay, Johnny Laidlay, Margaret Oliphant Oliphant, Robert Lauder of Quarrelwood, William Dunbar, John Lauder, James Murray, Sir David Baird, 1st Baronet, Sir James Hall, 4th Baronet, Andrew Driver, John Brown, Robert Seton, 1st Earl of Winton, Robert Lauder of Beilmouth, Mariotta Haliburton, William Douglas, 2nd Earl of Angus, Patrick Hepburn of Waughton, Charles Maitland, 3rd Earl of Lauderdale, Archibald Douglas, Parson of Douglas, Agnes Sampson, Robert Moffat, George Douglas, Master of Angus, William Douglas of Whittinghame, Rhona Cameron, Robert Lauder of Popill, George Seton, 3rd Earl of Winton, George Douglas, 1st Earl of Angus, Patrick IV, Earl of March, James Reid, Baron Reid, Robert Douglas, Count of Skenninge, William George Nicholson Geddes, Patrick Hepburn, 1st Earl of Bothwell, Patrick II, Earl of Dunbar, John Kerr, Arthur Hay, 9th Marquess of Tweeddale, Chandos Blair, William Maitland of Lethington, Adam Abell, Patrick Hepburn, 3rd Earl of Bothwell, Alexander Seton, 1st Earl of Dunfermline, Sir William Fergusson, 1st Baronet, Eleanor Mildred Sidgwick, Henry Yule, Patrick Scougal, Gordon Hunter, Andrew Fletcher, Lord Milton, Arthur Melville, George Sinclair, Richard Maitland, Andrew Lauder, Archibald Robertson, Jane Welsh Carlyle, James Porteous, George Forrest, James Douglas, 3rd Earl of Angus, William Nicol, Patrick Hepburn, 1st Lord Hailes, Mary Balfour Herbert, Rupert Speir, Gospatric II, Earl of Lothian, James Livingston, Adam de Tyninghame, Patrick I, Earl of Dunbar, Adam Hepburn, Master of Hailes, Alexander Lauder, Robert Hamilton, Peter Allan, Jimmy Kerr, Marcus Dods, George Seton, 1st Lord Seton, Gospatric III, Earl of Lothian, John Bellany, Mac Henderson, George Seton, 5th Lord Seton, Waltheof, Earl of Dunbar, Andrew Wood, David Milne-Home, Andrew Meikle, John Hepburn, Adam Hepburn, 2nd Earl of Bothwell, Robert Seton, 2nd Earl of Winton, John Cockburn, Samuel Morison Brown, David de Lindsay of the Byres, Charles Maclaren, John Hepburn, Prior of St Andrews, John Fian, Abel de Gullane, William Cadell, James Bonaventure Hepburn, Archibald Skirving, William Nisbet. Excerpt: John Muir (21 April 1838 - 24 December 1914) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to save the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is now one of the most important conservation organizations in the United States. One of the most well-known hiking trails in the U.S., the 211-mile (340 km) John Muir Trail, was named in his honor. Other places named in his honor are Muir Woods National Monument, Muir Beach, John Muir College, Mount Muir, Camp Muir and Muir Glacier. In his later life, Muir devoted most of his time to the preservation of the Western forests. He petit...