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 ...
T. F. Henderson
revised by Roger Turner
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 ...
J. G. Alger
revised by James Jay Carafano
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 ...
Lockhart, Philip (1689
James Jay Carafano
Maccarthy, Robert, styled fifth earl of Clancarty (d. 1769), Jacobite sympathizer and Royal Naval officer, was the eldest son of the scandalous union between Donough Maccarthy, styled fourth earl of Clancarty (1668–1734), and Elizabeth (d. 1704), the second daughter of Robert Spencer, ...
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...
Murray G. H. Pittock
See Ogilvy, David, styled sixth earl of Airlie
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 ...
Strickland, Sir Roger (bap. 1640, d. 1717), naval officer and Jacobite sympathizer, was baptized on 2 February 1640 at Kendal, the second son of Walter Strickland (d. 1670×77) of Nateby Hall, Garstang, Lancashire, and his wife, Anne Croft (d. 1665×80). Walter Strickland...