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Campbell, Katherine, countess of Crawford (d. 1578), noblewoman, was the eldest daughter of Sir John Campbell (d. 1546), first knight of Calder [see under Campbell family of Cawdor], and Muriel (1498/9–1573×5), heir of Cawdor. She married first, before 1 October 1539, ...

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Mary Campbell of Mamore (bap. 1685, d. 1736) by J. Heath, pubd 1798 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Campbell [née Bellenden], Mary, of Mamore (bap. 1685, d. 1736), courtier, was baptized in Edinburgh on 4 May 1685, the third daughter of John Bellenden (formerly Ker), second Lord Bellenden (c.1660–1706), and Mary, dowager countess of Dalhousie (c.1669–1726)...

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Christian Cavendish, countess of Devonshire (1595–1675) by Sir Anthony Van Dyck, c. 1632 Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio: Museum Purchase, Derby Fund

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Cavendish [née Bruce], Christian [Christiana], countess of Devonshire (1595–1675), royalist noblewoman, was born on 25 December 1595, the daughter of Edward Bruce, first Lord Bruce of Kinloss (1548/9–1611), master of the rolls, and his wife, Magdalen Clerk, daughter of Alexander Clerk of ...

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Crawford [married name Buthlay], Marion Kirk [called Crawfie] (1909–1988), royal governess and author, was born on 5 June 1909 at Woodside Cottage, near Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, the daughter of John Inglis Crawford of Earlston, Ayrshire, and his wife, Margaret (later Mrs Robert Kirk)...

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Cunningham, Anna [Anne], marchioness of Hamilton (d. 1647), noblewoman, was the fourth daughter of three sons and six daughters born to James Cunningham, sixth earl of Glencairn (c. 1552–1630) [see under Cunningham family] and his first wife, Mariot or Margaret (...

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Lady Jane Douglas (1698–1753) by Allan Ramsay, c. 1735 © reserved; private collection

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Douglas, Lady Jane (1698–1753), noblewoman, was the second child and only daughter of James Douglas, second marquess of Douglas (c. 1646–1700), and his wife, Lady Mary (bap. 1674, d. 1736), daughter of Robert Kerr, first marquess of Lothian, and his wife, Lady Jean Campbell...

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Elizabeth, Princess [Elizabeth Stuart] (1596–1662), queen of Bohemia and electress palatine, consort of Frederick V, eldest and only surviving daughter of James VI of Scotland (James I of England) (1566–1625) and his wife, Anne of Denmark (1574–1619), was born at Falkland Palace, Cupar...

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Fleming, Jean, countess of Cassillis (1553/4–1609), noblewoman, was the only child of James Fleming, fourth Lord Fleming (1533/4–1558), and his wife, Lady Barbara Hamilton, the eldest daughter of James Hamilton, second earl of Arran. The estates and title passed to her uncle, John Fleming, ...

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Forbes, Katherine, Lady Rothiemay (c. 1583–1652/3), noblewoman, was probably born at Castle Forbes, Aberdeenshire, daughter of John, eighth Lord Forbes (1542–1606), and his second wife, Janet (d. 1616), daughter of Walter Seton, and half-sister of John Forbes (1570/71–1606). She was educated in the burgh of ...

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Anne Hamilton, suo jure duchess of Hamilton (1632–1716) by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1679 in the collection of Lennoxlove House; photograph courtesy the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Hamilton, Anne, suo jure duchess of Hamilton (1632–1716), noblewoman, was the second of six children of James Hamilton, third marquess and later first duke of Hamilton (1606–1649), and his wife, Mary Hamilton (1612/13?–1638) [see under Hamilton, James, first duke of Hamilton], daughter of ...

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Hamilton, Katherine, duchess of Atholl (1662–1707), noblewoman, was born at Hamilton Palace, Lanarkshire, and baptized at Hamilton on 24 October 1662, the eldest surviving daughter and fifth of thirteen children of William Hamilton, duke of Hamilton (1634–1694), and his wife, Anne Hamilton, duchess of Hamilton...

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Keith, Annas [Agnes], countess of Moray and of Argyll (c. 1540–1588), noblewoman, was the daughter of William Keith, third earl Marischal (c. 1510–1581), and his wife, Margaret Keith (b. c.1518, d. in or before 1563), granddaughter and coheir of Sir William Keith...

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Leslie, Agnes, countess of Morton (d. in or after 1606), noblewoman, was a daughter of George Leslie, fourth earl of Rothes (d. 1558), and his third wife, Agnes Somerville (d. 1543), daughter of Sir John Somerville of Cambusnethan. She was married, by contract dated 19 August 1545 (revised 1554) when she and her future husband were still children, to ...

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Livingstone [née Hay], Helen, countess of Linlithgow (d. 1627), royal tutor, was the only daughter of Andrew Hay, eighth earl of Erroll, and Jean, his first wife. Helen and her brother's financial and marital interests were represented by the king (to whom they were said to be 'of kyn'; ...

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Mackenzie, Anna [known as Lady Anna Mackenzie], countess of Balcarres and countess of Argyll (c. 1621–1707), noblewoman, was born presumably at Brahan Castle, near Dingwall, the second daughter of Colin Mackenzie, first earl of Seaforth (c. 1597–1633), and his wife, Lady Margaret (1599–1630)...

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Mackenzie, Mary Elizabeth Frederica Stewart-, Lady Hood (1783–1862), chief of clan Mackenzie, eldest of the six daughters and coheirs of Francis Humberston Mackenzie, Baron Seaforth (1754–1815), and Mary (1754/5–1829), daughter of Baptist Proby, dean of Lichfield, and brother of Lord Carysfort, was born at ...