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Balfour, Robert, fifth Lord Balfour of Burleigh (d. 1757), murderer and Jacobite sympathizer, was the son of Robert Balfour, fourth Lord Balfour of Burleigh (d. 1713), and Lady Margaret Melville, daughter of the first earl of Melville. Robert's attraction to a young woman of lesser social rank prompted his parents to send him on the grand tour in the hopes of breaking their attachment. Before leaving, however, ...

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Stewart, Allan [known as Allan Breck Stewart] (fl. 1745–1752), Jacobite sympathizer and accused murderer, was the son of Donald Stewart, also known as Vic Ian Vic Allister, sometime of Inverchomrie in Rannoch. He was probably born in Rannoch but was brought up not by his father but at ...