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Erskine, Stuart Richard [known as Ruaraidh Erskine of Mar] (1869–1960), political activist and Gaelic entrepreneur, was born at 1 Portland Place, Brighton, on 15 January 1869, second of the three sons of William Macnaghten Erskine, fifth Baron Erskine (1841–1913), army officer, and his wife, ...

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Gillies, William [Liam MacGille Iosa] (1865–1932), Scottish nationalist and Gaelic cultural activist, was born at 16 Upper Berkeley Street West, Paddington, London, on 23 December 1865, the son of Robert Gillies (1836–1909), a draper in the City of London, and his wife, Agnes, ...

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Douglas Cuthbert Colquhoun Young (1913–1973) by Lida Moser, 1949 courtesy Vincent Cianni Photographs / Lida Moser

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Young, Douglas Cuthbert Colquhoun (1913–1973), translator and Scottish nationalist, was born on 5 June 1913 at Abertay, William Street, Ferryport-on-Craig, Fife, the son of Stephen Young, a mercantile clerk, and his wife, Margaret Smart, née Black. He spent part of his childhood in ...