c.1091: Roger de Leonne, ancestor of the Lyons of Glamis, enters the service of King Edgar of Scotland.
1372: Robert II gives the thanage of Glamis to John Lyon.
1376: John Lyon marries Princess Joanna Stewart, daughter of King Robert II.
1382: Sir John Lyon slain by Sir David Lindsay of Crawford at Balhall, Menmuir.
1728: John Lyon, Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne killed in a drunken brawl in forfar by James Carnegie of Finavon.
1827: Publication of Chambers' Picture of Scotland, detailing the legend of Earl Beardie for the first time.
1869: Couples hear mysterious noises and crashing on the Clock Landing.
(September) 1877: Visit of Sir Horace Rumbold to Glamis Castle.
(October) 1877: Visit of Augustus Hare to Glamis Castle.
1879: Augustus Hare at Glamis Castle again. A K H Boyd visits the castle.
1892: Publication of the sceptical account of the Glamis legend, Twenty-five Years at St Andrews (Boyd).
1895: Publication of Strange Pages from Family Papers.
1907: Publication of Haunted Houses : Tales of the Supernatural.
1924: Publication of Life's Little Day.