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Atterbury, Francis (1663–1732), bishop of Rochester, politician, and Jacobite conspirator, was born on 6 March 1663 at Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, the younger son of Lewis Atterbury (1630/31–1693) [see under Atterbury, Lewis (1656-1731)], then rector of Milton Keynes, and his wife, Elizabeth, ...

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Barry, James, fourth earl of Barrymore (1667–1748), politician and Jacobite conspirator, was the younger son of Richard Barry, second earl of Barrymore (bap. 1630, d. 1694), and his third wife, Dorothy Ferrar of Dromore, co. Down. He was also heir to one of the oldest baronies in ...

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Butler, James, second duke of Ormond (1665–1745), army officer, politician, and Jacobite conspirator, was born in Dublin Castle on 29 April 1665, the second and eldest surviving son of Thomas Butler, sixth earl of Ossory (1634–1680), soldier and politician, and his wife, Aemilia van Nassau (...

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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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Fraser, Simon, eleventh Lord Lovat (1667/8–1747), Jacobite conspirator, army officer, and outlaw, was the second but first surviving son of Thomas Fraser (1631–1699), sometimes styled 'of Beaufort' (the third son of Hugh Fraser, seventh Lord Lovat), and Sybilla Macleod (d...

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Gordon, William, sixth Viscount Kenmure and Jacobite marquess of Kenmure (d. 1716), Jacobite conspirator, was the only son of Alexander Gordon (d. 1698) of Cuil and Penninghame, fifth Viscount Kenmure, and his second wife, Marion (d. in or before 1672), widow of one ...

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King, William (1685–1763), college head and Jacobite sympathizer, was born at Stepney, Middlesex, on 5 March 1685 and baptized there six days later, the son of Peregrine King (1649–1714), a Church of England clergyman, and his wife, Margaret (c.1651–1692/3), daughter of ...

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Lindsay, Colin, third earl of Balcarres (1652–1721), politician and Jacobite sympathizer, was baptized at Kilconquhar, Fife, on 23 August 1652, the fourth and youngest (but second surviving) son of Alexander Lindsay, first earl of Balcarres (1618–1659), and his wife, Anna Mackenzie (c. 1621–1707)...

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Lockhart, George, of Carnwath (1681?–1731), Jacobite politician and memoirist, was the elder of two children of Sir George Lockhart of Carnwath (c. 1630–1689), lord president of the court of session, and his second wife, Philadelphia (b. 1655, d. in or after 1717)...

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Lumisden, Andrew (1720–1801), Jacobite politician and antiquary, was the only son of William Lumisden (1688–1756), an Edinburgh law agent and burgess, and Mary (d. 1755), daughter of Robert Bruce, a merchant of the same city; and the grandson of another Andrew Lumisden...

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MacDonald, Flora (1722–1790), Jacobite heroine, was born at Milton on the island of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, the third and last child of Ranald MacDonald (d. 1723), tacksman or leaseholder of Milton and Balivanich on South Uist, and his second wife, Marion (...

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Mackintosh [née Farquharson], Anne [nicknamed Colonel Anne], Lady Mackintosh (1723–1784), Jacobite campaigner, was the eldest daughter of John Farquharson of Invercauld, Braemar, Scotland, who had himself been (coercedly) ‘out’ in the 1715 rising (for which he was subsequently pardoned). In February 1741 ...

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Maule, James, fourth earl of Panmure (1658/9–1723), Jacobite sympathizer, was the fifth son of George Maule, second earl of Panmure (1619–1671), and his wife, Lady Jean Campbell (1624/5–1703), eldest daughter of John Campbell, first earl of Loudoun; Patrick Maule, first earl of Panmure...

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Maxwell [née Herbert], Winifred, countess of Nithsdale (1672–1749), Jacobite courtier, was the last of the six children of William Herbert, marquess and Jacobite duke of Powis (c. 1626–1696), and Lady Elizabeth Somerset (c.1634–1691), daughter of Edward, second marquess of Worcester...

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Murray, Alexander, of Elibank, Jacobite earl of Westminster (1712–1778), Jacobite agent, was born on 9 December 1712, the sixth son of Alexander Murray, fourth Lord Elibank (1677–1736), and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1756), daughter of the Edinburgh surgeon and politician George Stirling...

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Nagle, Sir Richard (1635/6–1699), lawyer and Jacobite politician, was born in co. Cork, the second of at least five sons of James Nagle (d. 1678) of Clenor, co. Cork, and his wife, Honora, daughter of Maurice Nugent of Aghanagh, co. Cork. The ...

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Shippen, William (bap. 1673, d. 1743), politician and Jacobite sympathizer, was baptized at Prestbury, Cheshire, on 30 July 1673, the second son of the parish priest, William Shippen. Educated first under Roger Dale at Stockport grammar school, on 16 July 1687, aged fourteen, he entered ...

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Strickland [née Trentham], Winifred, Lady Strickland (1645–1725), Jacobite courtier, was born at Rocester Priory, Staffordshire, in May 1645 and baptized at Rocester on 19 May. She was the daughter of Sir Christopher Trentham (d. c.1649×51), of Rocester Priory, and Winifred...

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Turner, Francis (1637–1700), bishop of Ely, nonjuror, and Jacobite conspirator, was born on 23 August 1637, the eldest son of Thomas Turner (bap. 1592, d. 1672), chaplain to Charles I and dean of Canterbury, and his wife, Margaret (1607/8–1692), daughter of Charles's secretary of state, ...

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Watson, Robert (1746?–1838), revolutionary and adventurer, was born in Elgin. A Robert Watson, son of a horse hirer, Robert Watson, and his wife, Catherine Demster, was baptized there on 29 June 1746, but at his death in 1838 Watson was described as eighty-eight years old. Throughout his life ...