A village of Buchan in Aberdeenshire, Inverugie lies on the River Ugie, a mile northwest of Peterhead. The lands of Inverugie were granted by William the Lyon to Bernard le Cheyne whose descendants Reginald and his brother Henry respectively became chamberlain of Scotland and Bishop of Aberdeen. The original castle of the Cheynes, which lay on the coast at the mouth of the Ugie, was visited by Thomas the Rhymer who prophesied "Inverugie by the sea, Lordless shall thy landis be". Closer to the village a castle, whose motte still survives, was built in the 14th Century and completed by the 5th Earl Marischal who founded Marischal College in Aberdeen.

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