Alexander Mackenzie's Biography (Books)

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Alexander Mackenzie, FSA Scot (1838 - 22 January 1898) 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. He was a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. In 1894, the Gaelic Society of Inverness elected Mackenzie as an 'Honorary Chieftain'.

Works by Mackenzie available on the internet:


- Mackenzie, Alexander (1878). Historical Tales and Legends of the Highlands. Inverness: A. & W. Mackenzie.
- Mackenzie, Alexander (1881). History of the Macdonalds and Lords of the Isles; with genealogies of the principal families of the name. Inverness: A. & W. Mackenzie.
- Mackenzie, Alexander (1884). History of the Camerons, with genealogies of the principal families of the name. Inverness: A. & W. Mackenzie.
- Mackenzie, Alexander (1888). The prophecies of the Brahan seer, Coinneach Odhar Fiosaiche (4th, much enlarged ed.). Inverness: A. & W. Mackenzie.
- Mackenzie, Alexander (1894). History of the Mackenzies: With Genealogies of the Principal Families of the Name (New, revised, extended ed.). Inverness: A. & W. Mackenzie.
- Mackenzie, Alexander (1891). History of the Chisholms : with genealogies of the principal families of the name. Inverness: A. & W. Mackenzie.
- Mackenzie, Alexander (1896). History of the Frasers of Lovat, with genealogies of the principal families of the name: to which is added those of Dunballoch and Phopachy. Inverness: A. & W. Mackenzie.
- 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.
- Mackenzie, Alexander (1914). The history of the Highland clearances (2nd, altered and revised ed.). Stirling: Eneas Mackay.

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