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Bradshaw, James (1717–1746), Jacobite army officer, was born in Manchester, the only son of a wealthy Roman Catholic family in trade. He attended the Manchester Free School, where he studied classics, before being apprenticed in 1734 to Charles Worral, a Manchester factor who traded at the ...

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Buchan, Thomas (c. 1641–1724), Jacobite army officer, was the third of four sons, of the eight children of James Buchan of Auchmacoy (d. c.1659) and Margaret, daughter of Alexander Seton of Pitmedden. He was descended of a family who had been proprietors of ...

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Dillon, Arthur, Jacobite Earl Dillon (1670–1733), Jacobite army officer and politician, was born in co. Roscommon, the third, but second surviving, of six sons of Theobald, seventh Viscount Dillon of Costello-Gallen (d. 1691), of Loughglinn, co. Roscommon, and Mary (d. 1691)...

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Drummond, James, styled fifth earl of Perth and Jacobite second duke of Perth (1674–1720), Jacobite army officer, was born in Perthshire, the eldest son of James Drummond, fourth earl of Perth and Jacobite first duke of Perth (1648–1716), and his first wife, Lady Jane Douglas (...

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Drummond, James, styled sixth earl of Perth and Jacobite third duke of Perth (1713–1746), Jacobite army officer, was born on 11 May 1713 at Drummond Castle, Perthshire, the eldest son of James Drummond, styled fifth earl and Jacobite second duke of Perth (1674–1720)...

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James Drummond, styled sixth earl of Perth and Jacobite third duke of Perth (1713–1746) by François de Troy © reserved

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James Drummond, styled fifth earl of Perth and Jacobite second duke of Perth (1674–1720) by Sir John Baptiste de Medina, c. 1700 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Drummond, John, styled seventh earl of Perth and Jacobite fourth duke of Perth (c. 1714–1747), Jacobite army officer, was born in France, the son of James Drummond, styled fifth earl of Perth and Jacobite second duke of Perth (1674–1720), attainted of his earldom in 1716, and his wife, ...

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John Drummond, styled seventh earl of Perth and Jacobite fourth duke of Perth (c. 1714–1747) by Domenico Duprà, 1739 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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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 (d...

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Hamilton, Richard (d. 1717), Jacobite army officer, was the fifth son of Sir George Hamilton, first baronet (d. 1679) [see under Hamilton, James, first earl of Abercorn (1575–1618)], the receiver-general of the revenue for Ireland, and his wife, Mary Butler (...

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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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Lowick, Robert (1655–1696), army officer and Jacobite conspirator, was a Yorkshireman, born at Stokesley in the North Riding, into its small Catholic community, on 12 March 1655, son of Robert Lowick (b. 1624, d. after 1690) and, almost certainly, Mary Lowick (...

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Maccarthy, Donough, styled fourth earl of Clancarty (1668–1734), Jacobite army officer, was born in Blarney, co. Cork, the only son of Callaghan Maccarthy, third earl of Clancarty (d. 1676), and Elizabeth, daughter of George Fitzgerald, sixteenth earl of Kildare. Maccarthy was the grandson of ...

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Mackenzie, William, fifth earl of Seaforth (d. 1740), Jacobite army officer, known in Gaelic as Uilleam Dubh (Black William), was the eldest son of Kenneth Mackenzie, fourth earl of Seaforth (bap. 1661, d. 1701), and his wife, Lady Frances Herbert (1660–1732), second daughter of ...

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Macpherson, Ewen, of Cluny (1706–1764), Jacobite army officer and clan chieftain, was born on 11 February 1706, probably at Nuid, Badenoch, Inverness-shire, the eldest son of Lachlan Macpherson (1674–1746), originally of Nuid and afterwards of Cluny, and Jean, daughter of Sir Ewen Cameron...

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Maxwell, James, of Kirkconnel (1708–1762), Jacobite army officer and writer, was the son of William Maxwell of Kirkconnel (c.1675–1746) and Janet (c.1675–1755), eldest daughter and heir of George Maxwell of Carnsalloch, and widow of Colonel John Douglas of Stenhouse...

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Maxwell, William, fifth earl of Nithsdale (1676–1744), Jacobite army officer and courtier, eldest son of Robert, fourth earl of Nithsdale (1627/8–1683), and Lady Lucie Douglas (d. 1713), daughter of William, first marquess of Douglas, was probably born at Terregles Castle, near Dumfries...

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North, William, sixth Baron North, second Baron Grey of Rolleston, and Jacobite Earl North (1678–1734), army officer and Jacobite conspirator, was born at Caldecote, Cambridgeshire, on 22 December 1678. He was the eldest son of Charles, fifth Baron North (d. 1690), and ...