History of the Earls of Sutherland

Hand-written page from book with marbled edging

Extract from Robert Gordon's 'History of the Earls of Sutherland', 1628.
By courtesy of the Countess of Sutherland
[National Library of Scotland reference: Dep.314/2]

In his history of the Earls of Sutherland, Sir Robert Gordon describes Dornoch Links as 'fit for archerie, goffing ryding and all other exercise'.

He claims they 'far surpasse the feilds of Montrois [Montrose] or Saint Andrews.'

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