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Balliol, Edward (b. in or after 1281, d. 1364), claimant to the Scottish throne  

Bruce Webster

Balliol, Edward (b. in or after 1281, d. 1364), claimant to the Scottish throne, was the eldest son of John (John Balliol), king of Scots (c. 1248x50–1314), and Isabel, daughter of John de Warenne, sixth earl of Surrey (d. 1304). He was probably born soon after their marriage, which took place before February 1281. He had a younger brother, ...

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Brus [Bruce], Robert de [called Robert the Noble], lord of Annandale (c. 1220–1295), magnate and claimant to the Scottish throne  

A. A. M. Duncan

Brus [Bruce], Robert de [called Robert the Noble], lord of Annandale (c. 1220–1295), magnate and claimant to the Scottish throne, was a minor at the death of his father, Robert (IV) de Brus (c. 1195–1226x33) [see under Brus, Robert (II) de...

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Comyn, Sir John [called Sir John Comyn the Competitor, Red Comyn], lord of Badenoch (d. c. 1302), magnate and claimant to the Scottish throne  

Alan Young

Comyn, Sir John [called Sir John Comyn the Competitor, Red Comyn], lord of Badenoch (d. c. 1302), magnate and claimant to the Scottish throne, was the eldest son of John Comyn (d. c. 1277) and his first wife, Eva. Between about 1270 and 1275, he married ...

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See Dunbar, Patrick, eighth earl of Dunbar or of March, and earl of Moray

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Florence (V), count of Holland (1254–1296), claimant to the Scottish throne  

Johanna Kossmann-Putto

Florence (V), count of Holland (1254–1296), claimant to the Scottish throne, was born at Leiden in 1254, perhaps in July, the son of William (II), count of Holland and king of the Romans (1227–1256), and Elisabeth of Brunswick (1228–1266), and grew up in an atmosphere of intrigues under changing regentships and during the early years after his coming of age in 1266. In 1268 or 1269 he married ...

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Hastings, John, first Lord Hastings (1262–1313), soldier and landowner  

Fiona Watson

Hastings, John, first Lord Hastings (1262–1313), soldier and landowner, was born on 6 May 1262 at Allesley, Warwickshire, the eldest son and heir of Sir Henry Hastings (1235?–1269) and Joanna, sister and heir of Sir George de Cantilupe (d. 1273). He was given possession of his mother's family's castle and barony of ...

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James Francis Edward (1688–1766) by Louis-Gabriel Blanchet, 1741 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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James Francis Edward [James Francis Edward Stuart; styled James; known as Chevalier de St George, the Pretender, the Old Pretender] (1688–1766), Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland  

Edward Gregg

James Francis Edward [James Francis Edward Stuart; styled James; known as Chevalier de St George, the Pretender, the Old Pretender] (1688–1766), Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland, was born at St James's Palace, Westminster, on 10 June 1688, the only surviving son of ...

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Macwilliam family (per. c.1130–c.1230), claimants to the Scottish throne  

W. W. Scott

Macwilliam family (per. c.1130–c.1230), claimants to the Scottish throne, descended from Duncan II (r. 1094), that is, from the first marriage of Malcolm III (d. 1093), with Ingibjorg of Orkney, and so from the ancient line of Scottish kings. The claims made by William of Malmesbury in the 1120s and later Scottish chroniclers such as Walter Bower that Duncan was a bastard son of King Malcolm are unfounded, but seem to have gained currency in Scotland due to the threat posed by this rival line of dynasts. But the family took its name from the king's son, ...

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Ros, William de, first Lord Ros (c. 1255–1316), nobleman and soldier  

Colm McNamee

Ros, William de, first Lord Ros (c. 1255–1316), nobleman and soldier, was the eldest son of Sir Robert de Ros (d. 1285), lord of Helmsley in Yorkshire, and Isabel (d. 1301), daughter and heir of William d'Aubigny, lord of Belvoir. Styled ...

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Scott, Anna [Anne], duchess of Monmouth and suo jure duchess of Buccleuch (1651–1732), noblewoman  

Eirwen E. C. Nicholson

Scott, Anna [Anne], duchess of Monmouth and suo jure duchess of Buccleuch (1651–1732), noblewoman, was born in Dundee on 11 February 1651, the third daughter of Francis Scott, second earl of Buccleuch (1626–1651), and his wife, Margaret Leslie (d. 1688), daughter of ...

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Anna Scott, duchess of Monmouth and suo jure duchess of Buccleuch (1651–1732) by Sir Godfrey Kneller, c. 1688 [The Scotts [left to right]: James Scott, earl of Dalkeith, , and Henry Scott, earl of Deloraine (1676–1730)] in the collection of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry KT

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Scott [formerly Crofts], James, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649–1685), politician  

Tim Harris

Scott [formerly Crofts], James, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649–1685), politician, was born on 9 April 1649 at Rotterdam, the illegitimate son of Charles II (1630–1685) and Lucy Walter (1630?–1658), daughter of William Walter (or Walters) of Roch Castle...

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Scott [Crofts], James, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649–1685)  

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James Scott, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649–1685) by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1678 private collection; photograph National Galleries of Scotland

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Stewart, Alexander, duke of Albany (1454?–1485), magnate and rebel  

Roland J. Tanner

Stewart, Alexander, duke of Albany (1454?–1485), magnate and rebel, was the second son of James II, king of Scots (1430–1460), and Mary of Gueldres (d. 1463). The exact date of his birth is unknown, but 1454 seems likely. Between 18 July 1455 and 3 July 1458 ...