In 1380 John Rollo received a charter
to the lands of Duncrub, near Dunning, from Robert II.
The original family seat was Duncrub
Castle of which little now remains.
Lord Rollo of Duncrub was beheaded
in 1645 after being captured at the Battle of Philiphaugh. He had joined
Montrose in his ill fated rebellion in Scotland in support of Charles I while
the Scottish army was in England fighting on the Parliamentary side.
The 4th Lord Rollo fought with the
Earl of Mar for the Jacobite cause in the rebellion of 1715 but was later