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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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Johnstone, James [known as Chevalier de Johnstone] (1719–c. 1800), Jacobite sympathizer and army officer in the French service, was the son of James Johnstone, an Edinburgh merchant; details of his upbringing are unknown. In 1738 he visited his uncles Hewitt and ...

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Lockhart, Philip (1689?–1715), army officer and Jacobite sympathizer, was the younger child of Sir George Lockhart of Carnwath (c. 1630–1689), lord president of the court of session, and his second wife, Philadelphia (b. 1655, d. in or after 1717), daughter of ...

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Mackenzie, John, Lord Macleod, and Count Cromarty in the Swedish nobility (1727–1789), Jacobite sympathizer and British army officer, was the eldest of the twelve children of George Mackenzie, third earl of Cromarty (c. 1703–1766), and Isabella Gordon (1704/5–1769), daughter of Sir William Gordon...

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See Ogilvy, David, styled sixth earl of Airlie

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Stewart, John [known as John Roy Stewart; Ian Ruadh Stiubhart] (c. 1700–1747), Jacobite soldier and poet, was born at Knock, Kincardine, Inverness-shire, the son of Donald Stewart and his second wife, Barbara Shaw, who was reputedly fifty-two at the time of his birth. He belonged to the ...