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Jaffray, Alexander (1614–1673), politician and Quaker leader, was born in Aberdeen in July 1614, a son of Alexander Jaffray (d. 1645), provost of the city, and Magdalen Erskine of Pittodrie (d. 1640). He was educated at Aberdeen grammar school and at schools in ...

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Swinton, John (c. 1620–1679), politician, was the eldest son of Sir Alexander Swinton (c.1600–1652) of Swinton, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of James Home of Framepath, Berwickshire. His younger brother was Sir Alexander Swinton, Lord Mersington. He was trained as a lawyer, and in 1645 he married ...