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Cathcart, Charles Schaw, ninth Lord Cathcart (1721–1776), army officer and diplomat, was born in Edinburgh on 21 March 1721, the third but eldest surviving son of Charles Cathcart eighth Lord Cathcart (1685/6–1740), and his first wife, Marion Schaw (1700–1733), the daughter of ...

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William Lockhart (1621?–1675) by unknown artist Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Lockhart, William [created Sir William Lockhart under the protectorate] (1621?–1675), diplomat and army officer, was the eldest son of Sir James Lockhart of Lee (1588/1599–1674) and his second wife, Martha Douglas of Mordington. Unhappy at school at Lanark, he played truant and at the age of thirteen ran away to ...