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LESLIE Family HistoryThis is a very famous and honourable Scottish surname. It derives from the barony known formerly as 'The lands of Lesslyn' in Garioch, Aberdeenshire, as early as the 13th century. It is apparently recorded that the brother of King William The Lyon of Scotland granted these lands to Malcolm, the son of Batholf, the Fleming, in about the year 1190, although the surname is not recorded for sometime after that date. Certainly by the end of the following century the name was already amongst the Scottish nobility Sir Norman de Lechelyn of Aberdeenshire rendering homage to the interim government of 1296...
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