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T. F. Henderson

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Keith, William, fifth Earl Marischal (c. 1585–1635), naval official, was the eldest son of George Keith, fourth Earl Marischal (1549/50–1623), and his wife, Margaret (d. 1598), daughter of Alexander Home, fifth Lord Home. In 1601 Keith travelled abroad to further his education, visiting ...

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Charles Middleton, first Baron Barham (1726–1813) by M. Bourlier, pubd 1809 (after John Downman) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Middleton, Charles, first Baron Barham (1726–1813), naval officer and administrator, the twelfth child and second son of Robert Middleton, a collector of customs at Bo'ness in Linlithgowshire, and his wife, Helen, the daughter of Charles Dundas of Arniston, was born at Leith on 14 October 1726. His grandfather, ...