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T. F. Henderson

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Keith, William, fifth Earl Marischal (c. 1585–1635), naval official, was the eldest son of George Keith, fourth Earl Marischal (1549/50–1623), and his wife, Margaret (d. 1598), daughter of Alexander Home, fifth Lord Home. In 1601 Keith travelled abroad to further his education, visiting ...


Charles Middleton, first Baron Barham (1726–1813) by M. Bourlier, pubd 1809 (after John Downman) © National Portrait Gallery, London


Middleton, Charles, first Baron Barham (1726–1813), naval officer and administrator, the twelfth child and second son of Robert Middleton, a collector of customs at Bo'ness in Linlithgowshire, and his wife, Helen, the daughter of Charles Dundas of Arniston, was born at Leith on 14 October 1726. His grandfather, ...