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Forbes, John, of Skellater [John Forbes-Skellater]locked

(1732x4–1808)
  • Jonathan Spain

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Forbes, John, of Skellater [John Forbes-Skellater] (1732x4–1808), army officer in the French and Portuguese services, was the second son of George Forbes of Skellater (d. 1767) and Christian (d. 1784), daughter of the Jacobite general John Gordon of Glenbucket. The Forbeses...

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Gentleman's Magazine
J. Burke, , 4 vols. (1833–8); new edn as , 3 vols. [1843–9] [many later edns]