Dairsie Castle, Fife
Daisie Mains, N.E of Cupar
Minor road off A91
1643 ~ King Charles I of England hands the seals of office to Robert Spottiswood at Oxford, and directs him to act as his secretary.
In this capacity, Spottiswood recieves several commissions, one being a warrant appointing Montrose to be his majesty's lieutenant in Scotland. Sir Robert sets out from Oxford with this warrant, travels through Wales to the Isle of Man, is shipped thence to Lochaber, and, meeting James Graham, 1st Marquis of Montrose in Athol, gives him the the Royal commission to act for King Charles I in Scotland against the King's enemies.