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Boyd, William, fourth earl of Kilmarnock (1705–1746), Jacobite army officer, the son and heir of William Boyd, third earl of Kilmarnock (1683/4–1717), and his wife, Euphemia (b. 1684, d. in or before 1729), daughter of William, eleventh Lord Ross, was born on 12 May 1705 and baptized twelve days later at ...

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Jennett Humphreys

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Bradshaw, James (1717–1746), Jacobite army officer, was born in Manchester, the only son of a wealthy Roman Catholic family in trade. He attended the Manchester Free School, where he studied classics, before being apprenticed in 1734 to Charles Worral, a Manchester factor who traded at the ...

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Buchan, Thomas (c. 1641–1724), Jacobite army officer, was the third of four sons, of the eight children of James Buchan of Auchmacoy (d. c.1659) and Margaret, daughter of Alexander Seton of Pitmedden. He was descended of a family who had been proprietors of ...

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Cameron, Donald, of Lochiel (c. 1700–1748), chief of clan Cameron and Jacobite army officer, was born at Achnacarry House in Lochaber, the son of John Cameron of Lochiel (c.1663–1748) and Isabel, daughter of Alexander Campbell of Lochnell; Archibald Cameron was his younger brother. His father, like his grandfather, ...

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Coppock, Thomas (bap. 1719, d. 1746), Jacobite chaplain, was born in Old Millgate, Manchester, and baptized on 13 December 1719. He was the third of four children of John Coppock, a tailor, and his wife, Esther, née Ogden, both from Manchester. In the 1730s he attended the local grammar school and in 1739 went on to ...

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Dalzell [Dalyell], Robert, fifth earl of Carnwath (c. 1687–1737), Jacobite army officer, was the eldest son of Sir John Dalzell, second baronet (d. 1689), of Glenae, Dumfriesshire, and his wife, Harriet, second daughter of Sir William Murray of Stanhope. He was educated at the ...

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Gordon Goodwin

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Dawson, James (1716/17–1746), Jacobite army officer, was born at Salford, the eldest of the four children of William Dawson, apothecary of Manchester, and his first wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Allen of Redivales in Bury, Lancashire, and a first cousin of the poet and stenographer ...

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Dillon, Arthur, Jacobite Earl Dillon (1670–1733), Jacobite army officer and politician, was born in co. Roscommon, the third, but second surviving, of six sons of Theobald, seventh Viscount Dillon of Costello-Gallen (d. 1691), of Loughglinn, co. Roscommon, and Mary (d. 1691)...

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Drummond, James, styled fifth earl of Perth and Jacobite second duke of Perth (1674–1720), Jacobite army officer, was born in Perthshire, the eldest son of James Drummond, fourth earl of Perth and Jacobite first duke of Perth (1648–1716), and his first wife, Lady Jane Douglas (...

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Drummond, James, styled sixth earl of Perth and Jacobite third duke of Perth (1713–1746), Jacobite army officer, was born on 11 May 1713 at Drummond Castle, Perthshire, the eldest son of James Drummond, styled fifth earl and Jacobite second duke of Perth (1674–1720)...

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James Drummond, styled sixth earl of Perth and Jacobite third duke of Perth (1713–1746) by François de Troy © reserved

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James Drummond, styled fifth earl of Perth and Jacobite second duke of Perth (1674–1720) by Sir John Baptiste de Medina, c. 1700 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Drummond, John, styled seventh earl of Perth and Jacobite fourth duke of Perth (c. 1714–1747), Jacobite army officer, was born in France, the son of James Drummond, styled fifth earl of Perth and Jacobite second duke of Perth (1674–1720), attainted of his earldom in 1716, and his wife, ...

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John Drummond, styled seventh earl of Perth and Jacobite fourth duke of Perth (c. 1714–1747) by Domenico Duprà, 1739 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Drummond, William, fourth viscount of Strathallan (1690–1746), Jacobite army officer, was born at Machany, Perthshire, the fourth but eldest surviving son of Sir John Drummond of Machany (d. 1707) and Margaret, daughter of Sir William Stewart of Innernytie. In the year of ...

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Elphinstone, Arthur, sixth Lord Balmerino and fifth Lord Coupar (1688–1746), Jacobite army officer, son of John Elphinstone, fourth Lord Balmerino and third Lord Coupar (1652–1736) [see under Elphinstone, John, second Lord Balmerino], and his second wife, Anne (d. 1712), daughter of ...

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Erskine, John, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar (bap. 1675, d. 1732), Jacobite army officer, politician, and architect, was born on the lowland family estate at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, and baptized at Alloa parish church on 21 January 1675. He was the first of four surviving children of ...

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John Erskine, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar (bap. 1675, d. 1732) by Sir Godfrey Kneller, c. 1715 [right, with his son, Thomas Erskine, Lord Erskine] in the collection of the Earl of Mar and Kellie at Alloa Tower; photograph courtesy the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Alexander Forbes, fourth Lord Forbes of Pitsligo (1678–1762) by Alexis-Simon Belle, 1720 [detail] private collection

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Forbes, Alexander, fourth Lord Forbes of Pitsligo (1678–1762), philosopher and Jacobite army officer, only son of the third lord, Alexander Forbes (c.1655–1690), and Lady Sophia Erskine (fl. 1676–1734), third daughter of John, twentieth earl of Mar, was born on 24 May 1678. He succeeded to the estates and title on the death of his father in 1690. ...