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Wishart, Sir Jameslocked

(c. 1659–1723)
  • J. D. Davies


Wishart, Sir James (c. 1659–1723), naval officer, was the second son of William Wishart (1621–1692), a Presbyterian minister of Kinneil, Linlithgow, and his wife, Christian Burne; two of his brothers were George, lieutenant-colonel and baronet, and William Wishart (1660–1729), principal of Edinburgh University...

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