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Cameron, Sir Ewen, of Lochiel (1629–1719), clan chief, was born at his maternal grandfather's seat, Kilchurn Castle, in February 1629, the son of John McAllan Cameron and Margaret, eldest daughter of Sir Robert Campbell of Glenfalloch (afterwards of Glenorchy). Immediately recognizable to many, owing to the production of the Jacobite ...

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Sir Ewen Cameron of Lochiel (1629–1719) by unknown artist Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Christian Cavendish, countess of Devonshire (1595–1675) by Sir Anthony Van Dyck, c. 1632 Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio: Museum Purchase, Derby Fund

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Cavendish [née Bruce], Christian [Christiana], countess of Devonshire (1595–1675), royalist noblewoman, was born on 25 December 1595, the daughter of Edward Bruce, first Lord Bruce of Kinloss (1548/9–1611), master of the rolls, and his wife, Magdalen Clerk, daughter of Alexander Clerk of ...

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Dalzell [Dalyell], Robert, first earl of Carnwath (d. 1654), royalist nobleman, was the eldest son of Robert Dalyell, first Lord Dalyell (d. 1635/6), and Margaret, daughter of Sir William Crichton of Clunie. That his parents' marriage contract was dated 1580 indicates the earliest possible date of his birth. He succeeded to the title of ...

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Erskine, John, nineteenth or third earl of Mar (c. 1585–1653), nobleman, was the only child of John Erskine, eighteenth or second earl of Mar (c. 1562–1634), and his first wife, Anna, daughter of David, Lord Drummond. Educated initially at home, Lord Erskine travelled in ...

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MacLeod, Dame Flora Louisa Cecilia (1878–1976), chief of clan MacLeod, was born on 3 February 1878 at 12 Downing Street, Westminster, London, the elder of the two daughters of Sir Reginald MacLeod of MacLeod (1847–1935), twenty-seventh chief, and his wife, Agnes Mary Cecilia (...