Alexander Mackenzie (historian)

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Alexander Mackenzie, FSA Scot (1838 – 22 January 1898)[1] was a Scottish historian, author, magazine editor and politician. He was born on a croft, in Gairloch. In 1869 he settled in Inverness, where he later became an editor and publisher of the Celtic Magazine, and the Scottish Highlander. Mackenzie wrote numerous clan histories.[2] He was a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. In 1894, the Gaelic Society of Inverness elected Mackenzie as an 'Honorary Chieftain'.[3]

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  1. ^ Mackenzie, Alexander (1898). History of the Munros of Fowlis with genealogies of the principal families of the name: to which are added those of Lexington and New England. Inverness: A. & W. Mackenzie. p. preface. 
  2. ^ Ross and Cromarty. CUP Archive. p. 122. 
  3. ^ Macdonald, Mairi A. "History of the Gaelic Society of Inverness from 1871–1971". Archived from the original on 2010-01-06. Retrieved 30 December 2009. 

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