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Alison, Sir Archibald, second baronet (1826–1907), army officer, was born at Edinburgh on 21 January 1826, the eldest son of Sir Archibald Alison, first baronet (1792–1867), historian, and his wife, Elizabeth Glencairn (1799–1873), youngest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel William Tytler. In 1835 Possil House...

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Sir Archibald Alison, second baronet (1826–1907) by Maclure & Macdonald, pubd 1882 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cameron, Sir Alan, of Erracht (1750–1828), army officer, the eldest of the six children of Ewen Cameron of Erracht (1711?–1780?), leaseholder and farmer, and his wife, Marsali Maclean of Drimnin (d. 1795?), a designer of regimental tartan, was born at Erracht, Lochaber...

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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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Christison, Sir (Alexander Frank) Philip, fourth baronet (1893–1993), army officer, was born at 40 Moray Place, Edinburgh, on 17 November 1893, the elder of the two sons and eldest of five children of Sir Alexander Christison, second baronet (1828–1918), surgeon-general in the Bengal...

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Sir (Alexander Frank) Philip Christison, fourth baronet (1893–1993) by Vandyk, 1948 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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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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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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. ...

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Forbes, Walter, nineteenth Lord Forbes (1798–1868), army officer, was born on 29 May 1798 at Crailing, Roxburghshire, the second son of James Ochoncar Forbes, eighteenth lord (1765–1843), and his wife, Elizabeth (1775–1830), daughter and heir of Walter Hunter, of Polmood, Peeblesshire, and Crailing, Roxburghshire...

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Gordon, Lord Lewis (c. 1725–1754), Jacobite army officer, was born in Banffshire, the third son of Alexander Gordon, second duke of Gordon (c. 1678–1728), and Lady Henrietta Mordaunt (1681/2–1760) [see Gordon, Henrietta], daughter of Charles, earl of Peterborough and Monmouth. There is '...

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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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Hozier, Sir Henry Montague (1838–1907), army officer and business administrator, was born on 20 March 1838, at St Enoch's Hall, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, fifth son of James Hozier (1791–1878), landowner and barrister, later of Newlands, Glasgow, and Mauldslie Castle, Lanarkshire, and his wife, Catherine Margaret (...

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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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George Keith, styled tenth Earl Marischal (1692/3?3–1778) by John Simon (after Pierre Parrocel, c. 1716) Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Keith, George, styled tenth Earl Marischal (1692/3?–1778), Jacobite army officer and diplomatist in the Prussian service, was the eldest son of William Keith, ninth Earl Marischal (c. 1664–1712) [see under Drummond, Lady Mary] and Lady Mary Drummond (1675–1729), eldest daughter of ...

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James Francis Edward Keith (1696–1758) by Allan Ramsay, 1740 private collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Keith, James Francis Edward [known as Marshal Keith] (1696–1758), army officer in the Russian and Prussian service, was born on 11 June 1696 at Inverugie Castle near Peterhead, the second son and fourth and youngest child of William Keith, ninth Earl Marischal...