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Simon Fraser, eleventh Lord Lovat (1667/88–1747) by William Hogarth, pubd 1746 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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 (...

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Hay, John, of Cromlix, Jacobite duke of Inverness (1691–1740), Jacobite courtier and army officer, was the third son of Thomas Hay, seventh earl of Kinnoull (c.1660–1719), and Elizabeth (1669–1696), only daughter of William Drummond, first viscount of Strathallan. George Hay, eighth earl of Kinnoull...

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George Lockhart of Carnwath (1681?–1731) by Sir John Baptiste de Medina, 1707 in a private Scottish collection; photograph courtesy the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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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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Montgomery, Sir James, of Skelmorlie, fourth baronet (c. 1654–1694), politician and Jacobite conspirator, tenth laird of a cadet branch of the lords Montgomery (later earls of Eglinton), was the eldest of ten children of Sir Robert Montgomery, third baronet (d. 1684), landowner, and his wife, ...

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Murray, William, styled second duke of Atholl and marquess of Tullibardine (1689–1746), Jacobite leader and army officer, was born on 14 April 1689 at Edinburgh, second and eldest surviving son of John Murray, first duke of Atholl (1660–1724), and his first wife, Lady Katharine Douglas, later Hamilton (...