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T. F. Henderson

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Grant, Colquhoun (d. 1792), Jacobite soldier and lawyer, was the son of the farmer of Burnside on the estate of Castle Grant, Inverness-shire. In 1745 he joined the army of Charles Edward Stuart, elder son of the Stuart claimant to the throne, in the highlands and was active in obtaining recruits. According to one account of his exploits during the rising of 1745, he was one of those detached by ...

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Holker, John (1719–1786), Jacobite soldier and industrialist, was born on 14 October 1719 at Stretford, near Manchester, the son of John Holker, probably a blacksmith, and Alice, daughter of John Morris. His father died early; his mother was still alive in 1760. He was a partner with ...

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Wogan, Charles [Jacobite Sir Charles Wogan, first baronet] (c. 1685–1754), Jacobite soldier and agent, was born in co. Kildare, the eldest of the thirty-two children of Patrick Wogan of Richardstown, fourth son of Nicholas Wogan of nearby Rathcoffey Castle. The family descended from ...