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Cameron, Archibald (1707–1753), physician and Jacobite conspirator, was the fourth son of John Cameron (c.1663–1748), laird of Lochiel, and his wife, Isabel, daughter of Alexander Campbell of Lochnell, and the younger brother of Donald Cameron of Lochiel, who took a prominent part in the Jacobite rising of 1745. ...

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Erskine, David, Lord Dun (bap. 1673, d. 1758), judge and Jacobite sympathizer, was baptized in Dun in spring 1673, the third son and fourth child of David Erskine (d. 1710), laird of Dun, and Jean (d. 1702), daughter of Sir James Lumsden...

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Forbes, Robert (bap. 1708, d. 1775), Jacobite annalist and Scottish Episcopal bishop of Ross and Caithness, was baptized on 4 May 1708 at Rayne, Aberdeenshire, the second child and only son of Charles Forbes (d. 1715?), schoolmaster, and his wife, Marjory Wright...

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Grant, Colquhoun (d. 1792), Jacobite soldier and lawyer, was the son of the farmer of Burnside on the estate of Castle Grant, Inverness-shire. In 1745 he joined the army of Charles Edward Stuart, elder son of the Stuart claimant to the throne, in the highlands and was active in obtaining recruits. According to one account of his exploits during the rising of 1745, he was one of those detached by ...

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Halket, George (bap. 1692, d. 1756), Jacobite songwriter and schoolmaster, son of James Halket, was baptized in Banff on 6 July 1692. He completed his studies at King's College, Aberdeen, 1709–13, but—as was then quite common—did not graduate. In 1714 he was appointed schoolmaster, precentor, and session clerk of ...

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Johnstone, James [known as Chevalier de Johnstone] (1719–c. 1800), Jacobite sympathizer and army officer in the French service, was the son of James Johnstone, an Edinburgh merchant; details of his upbringing are unknown. In 1738 he visited his uncles Hewitt and ...

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See Drummond [married name Keith], Mary, Countess Marischal

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Colin Lindsay, third earl of Balcarres (1652–1721) by John Riley private collection; photograph © National Galleries of Scotland

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Lindsay, Colin, third earl of Balcarres (1652–1721), politician and Jacobite sympathizer, was baptized at Kilconquhar, Fife, on 23 August 1652, the fourth and youngest (but second surviving) son of Alexander Lindsay, first earl of Balcarres (1618–1659), and his wife, Anna Mackenzie (c. 1621–1707)...

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George Lockhart of Carnwath (1681?–1731) by Sir John Baptiste de Medina, 1707 in a private Scottish collection; photograph courtesy the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Lockhart, George, of Carnwath (1681?–1731), Jacobite politician and memoirist, was the elder of two children of Sir George Lockhart of Carnwath (c. 1630–1689), lord president of the court of session, and his second wife, Philadelphia (b. 1655, d. in or after 1717)...

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Lockhart, Philip (1689?–1715), army officer and Jacobite sympathizer, was the younger child of Sir George Lockhart of Carnwath (c. 1630–1689), lord president of the court of session, and his second wife, Philadelphia (b. 1655, d. in or after 1717), daughter of ...

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Andrew Lumisden (1720–1801) by James Tassie, 1784 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Lumisden, Andrew (1720–1801), Jacobite politician and antiquary, was the only son of William Lumisden (1688–1756), an Edinburgh law agent and burgess, and Mary (d. 1755), daughter of Robert Bruce, a merchant of the same city; and the grandson of another Andrew Lumisden...

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Anne Mackintosh, Lady Mackintosh (1723–1784) by Allan Ramsay, c. 1748 private collection. Photograph: The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

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Mackintosh [née Farquharson], Anne [nicknamed Colonel Anne], Lady Mackintosh (1723–1784), Jacobite campaigner, was the eldest daughter of John Farquharson of Invercauld, Braemar, Scotland, who had himself been (coercedly) ‘out’ in the 1715 rising (for which he was subsequently pardoned). In February 1741 ...

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Menzies, John (fl. 1710–1753), Jacobite agent, was born in Aberdeen, though details of his parents and upbringing are unknown. Menzies was a principal contact between the Stuart court and tory ministers and Jacobite MPs in Queen Anne's reign. Service in the rising of 1715 apparently earned ...

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Middleton, Patrick (1662–1736), Scottish Episcopal clergyman and Jacobite sympathizer, details of whose parents and upbringing are unknown, matriculated at St Leonard's College in 1676 and graduated MA from the University of St Andrews on 24 July 1680. He received a testimonial for licence on 7 August 1684 and became minister of ...

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Murray, Sir John, of Broughton, baronet [called Secretary Murray, Mr Evidence Murray] (1714/15?–1777), Jacobite agent and alleged traitor, the younger son of Sir David Murray, baronet, and Margaret, widow of Thomas Scott of Whitside and daughter of Sir John Scott of ...

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Nairne, David [Jacobite Sir David Nairne, first baronet] (1655–1740), Jacobite courtier, was born in August 1655 at Sandford, Fife, and baptized on 7 September 1655 at St Phillins Church in St Andrews. He was the second of the four sons of Thomas Nairne (...