William Alexander

Died aged c. 73

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Near this spot in 1625 Sir William Alexander of Menistrie Earl of Stirling received sasine or lawful possession of the Royal Province of Nova Scotia by the ancient and symbolic ceremony of delivery of earth and stone from Castlehill by a representative of the King. Here also (1625-1637) the Scottish Baronets of Nova Scotia received sasine of their distant baronies.

, Edinburgh, United Kingdom where they received sasine (1625)