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Historical References

"PARKER. From the occupation of parkkeeper. William le Parker, parson of Kihnon, Perthshire, rendered homage, 1296 (Bain, n, p. 208, 213). Gilcrist Parker was park-keeper at Cardross in 1329 (ER., i, p. 130), and Matheus Parker, juror on inquest, 1325 (RAA., I, p. 311). Andrew Parkeire, burgess of Dnnde in 1368 (RMS., i, 236), appears in same year as Perkerr (Panmure, n, 178). Duncan Parkare was burgess of Dundee, 1429 (RMS., n, 131), and Andrew Parcar witnessed a 0 charter by Andrew de Ogilvy of Inchmaitin, 1444 (MOne, p. 31). Perker 1565. It is difficult for us to form any conception of how important the hunting of game was in the days of feudalism to both the nobles and the vassals. The game preserve, according to its size and character, was known as a 'forest,' a 'chase,' a 'park,' or a 'warren.' "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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