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- Campello, F. Lennox. The Pictish Nation. 1994. (noted above) Internet website: <http://members.tripod.com/~Halfmoon/pict2.html>.
- Ross, Alexander. The Earls of Ross. Internet website: <http://www.elec.gla.ac.uk/-aross/earls.html>. Last updated on November 18, 1996.
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