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Colin Lindsay, third earl of Balcarres (1652–1721) by John Riley private collection; photograph © National Galleries of Scotland

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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, Philip (1689?–1715), army officer and Jacobite sympathizer, was the younger child 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), daughter of ...

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Flora MacDonald (1722–1790) by Allan Ramsay, 1749 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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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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Mackenzie, John, Lord Macleod, and Count Cromarty in the Swedish nobility (1727–1789), Jacobite sympathizer and British army officer, was the eldest of the twelve children of George Mackenzie, third earl of Cromarty (c. 1703–1766), and Isabella Gordon (1704/5–1769), daughter of Sir William Gordon...

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Ramsay, Andrew Michael [Jacobite Sir Andrew Ramsay, baronet] (1686–1743), philosopher and Jacobite sympathizer, was born in Ayr in 1686, probably on 29 May, the son of Andrew Ramsay (c.1660–c.1740) and his wife, Susanna. His father, a baker and burgess of the town of ...