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Campbell, Archibald, marquess of Argyll (1605x7–1661), nobleman and politician, was born between August 1605 and April 1607, the son of Archibald Campbell, seventh earl of Argyll (1575/6–1638), and his first wife, Lady Anne Douglas (1574–1607), daughter of William Douglas, sixth earl of Morton...

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Campbell, Archibald, first duke of Argyll (d. 1703), nobleman and politician, was the eldest son of Archibald Campbell, ninth earl of Argyll (1629–1685), and his first wife, Lady Mary Stuart (d. 1668), eldest daughter of James Stuart, fourth earl of Moray; his parents married in 1650. He was styled ...

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Archibald Campbell, marquess of Argyll (1605x77–1661) by David Scougall Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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William Douglas, seventh earl of Morton (1582–1648) by unknown artist Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Douglas, William, seventh earl of Morton (1582–1648), politician and nobleman, was the son of Robert Douglas of Lochleven (d. 1585) and Jean Lyon (d. 1608×10), daughter of John Lyon, eighth Lord Glamis (c. 1544–1578). Following his father's death in March 1585 his mother married ...

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Elphinstone, John, second Lord Balmerino (d. 1649), nobleman and politician, was the son of James Elphinstone, first Lord Balmerino (1557–1612), and his first wife, Sarah (d. 1592×7), daughter of Sir John Menteith of Carse, whom he married on 21 March 1588. Nothing is known of his early life or education. In 1609, following the revelation of compromising correspondence with ...

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John Leslie, duke of Rothes (c. 1630–1681) by Sir Peter Lely, c. 1662–5 private collection; © reserved in the photograph

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Leslie, John, duke of Rothes (c. 1630–1681), politician and nobleman, was the only son of John Leslie, sixth earl of Rothes (c. 1600–1641), and his wife, Lady Anne Erskine (d. 1640), daughter of John Erskine, earl of Mar (c. 1562–1634). Following his father's death on 23 August 1641 he succeeded to the earldom at the age of about eleven. He was placed into the care of his tutors, ...

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Norris, Francis, earl of Berkshire (1579–1622), nobleman and politician, was born on 6 July 1579 at Wytham, Berkshire, son of Sir William Norris (d. 1579) and Elizabeth, née Morrison (d. 1611). He was the grandson of Henry Norris, first Baron Norris...

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Rich, Robert, first earl of Warwick (1559?–1619), nobleman and politician, was the second son of Robert Rich, second Baron Rich (c.1537–1581), and his wife, Elizabeth Baldry (d. 1591). He was baptized in early January 1560. His accession to the ...

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Seton, George, third earl of Winton (1584–1650), nobleman and politician, was born in December 1584, the second son of Robert Seton, first earl of Winton (d. 1603), and his wife, Lady Margaret (d. 1624), daughter of Hugh Montgomerie, third earl of Eglinton...