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Baillie, George, of Jerviswood (1664–1738), landowner and politician  

Barbara C. Murison

Baillie, George, of Jerviswood (1664–1738), landowner and politician, born on 16 March 1664 at Jerviswood Tower, Lanarkshire, was the eldest child of Robert Baillie (d. 1684) and of his wife and cousin Rachel Johnston (d. 1697), daughter of the Presbyterian martyr Sir Archibald Johnston, ...

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Baillie, George, of Jerviswood (1664–1738)  

Maker: William Aikman

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George Baillie of Jerviswood (1664–1738) by William Aikman, 1717 in a private Scottish collection

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Bruce, Alexander, second earl of Kincardine (c. 1629–1680), landowner and politician  

Clare Jackson

Bruce, Alexander, second earl of Kincardine (c. 1629–1680), landowner and politician, was the second son of Sir George Bruce (d. 1643) and his wife, Mary, daughter of Sir John Preston of Valleyfield. In 1645 Bruce matriculated at St Leonard's College, St Andrews...

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Bruce, Alexander, second earl of Kincardine (c. 1629–1680)  

Maker: Adriaen Hanneman

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Alexander Bruce, second earl of Kincardine (c. 1629–1680) by Adriaen Hanneman, c. 1660 The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, K.T.

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Campbell, Archibald, first duke of Argyll (d. 1703), nobleman and politician  

John S. Shaw

Campbell, Archibald, first duke of Argyll (d. 1703), nobleman and politician, was the eldest son of Archibald Campbell, ninth earl of Argyll (1629–1685), and his first wife, Lady Mary Stuart (d. 1668), eldest daughter of James Stuart, fourth earl of Moray; his parents married in 1650. He was styled ...

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Campbell, Archibald, seventh earl of Argyll (1575/6–1638), magnate and politician  

John Callow

Campbell, Archibald, seventh earl of Argyll (1575/6–1638), magnate and politician, was the elder surviving son of Colin Campbell, sixth earl of Argyll (c. 1542–1584), and his second wife, Lady Annas or Agnes Keith (c. 1540–1588), eldest daughter of William Keith, fourth Earl Marischal...

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Campbell, Archibald, ninth earl of Argyll (1629–1685)  

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Archibald Campbell, ninth earl of Argyll (1629–1685) by unknown artist, 1660s [with his first wife, Lady Mary Stuart] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Campbell, Archibald, seventh earl of Argyll (1575/6–1638)  

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Archibald Campbell, seventh earl of Argyll (1575/66–1638) by unknown artist in a private Scottish collection

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Campbell, Archibald, ninth earl of Argyll (1629–1685), politician and clan leader  

David Stevenson

Campbell, Archibald, ninth earl of Argyll (1629–1685), politician and clan leader, was born on 26 February 1629 at Newbattle Abbey, Edinburghshire, the son of Archibald Campbell, Lord Lorne and later eighth earl and marquess of Argyll (1605x7–1661), and his wife, Lady Margaret (1610–1678)...

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Andrew Mackillop, Jean Munro, and R. W. Munro

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See Campbell family of Cawdor

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Campbell, John, second marquess of Breadalbane (1796–1862), politician and courtier  

W. G. Blaikie

revised by H. C. G. Matthew

Campbell, John, second marquess of Breadalbane (1796–1862), politician and courtier, known in his younger days as Lord Glenorchy, and, after his father's elevation to the marquessate in 1831, as earl of Ormelie, was born at Dundee on 26 October 1796. He was the son of ...

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Douglas, Charles, third duke of Queensberry and second duke of Dover (1698–1778), courtier and politician  

William C. Lowe

Douglas, Charles, third duke of Queensberry and second duke of Dover (1698–1778), courtier and politician, the son of James Douglas, second duke of Queensberry and first duke of Dover (1662–1711), and his wife, Mary Boyle (1670/71–1709), daughter of Charles, Lord Clifford, was born at ...

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Douglas, Charles, third duke of Queensberry and second duke of Dover (1698–1778)  

Maker: Thomas Hudson

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Charles Douglas, third duke of Queensberry and second duke of Dover (1698–1778) attrib. Thomas Hudson private collection; photograph National Galleries of Scotland

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Ellice, Edward (1810–1880), landowner and politician  

Jonathan Spain

Ellice, Edward (1810–1880), landowner and politician, was born in London on 19 August 1810, the only son of Edward Ellice (1783–1863) and his first wife, Lady Hannah Althea (1785–1832), sister of Charles, second Earl Grey, and widow of Captain Bettesworth RN who was killed in action off ...

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Graham, James, first duke of Montrose (1682–1742), landowner and politician  

Ronald M. Sunter

Graham, James, first duke of Montrose (1682–1742), landowner and politician, the eldest son of James Graham, third marquess of Montrose (d. 1685), and his wife, Christian Leslie (1661–1710), second daughter of John Leslie, first duke of Rothes (c. 1630–1681), chancellor of Scotland...

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Grant, Sir George Macpherson-, third baronet (1839–1907), cattle breeder, landowner, and politician  

Richard Perren and Andrew Mason

Grant, Sir George Macpherson-, third baronet (1839–1907), cattle breeder, landowner, and politician, was born on 12 August 1839, probably at Ballindalloch, Banffshire. He was the eldest son of Sir John Macpherson-Grant (1804–1850) and his wife, Marion Helen Campbell (1810–1855). His father was the second baronet and grandson of ...

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Ker, Robert, first earl of Ancram (1578–1654), courtier and politician  

David Stevenson

Ker, Robert, first earl of Ancram (1578–1654), courtier and politician, was the eldest son of William Ker of Ancram (d. 1590) and Margaret, daughter of Alexander Dundas of Fingask. His father was assassinated in 1590 and his mother subsequently married Sir George Douglas...

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Leslie, John, duke of Rothes (c. 1630–1681)  

Maker: Sir Peter Lely

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John Leslie, duke of Rothes (c. 1630–1681) by Sir Peter Lely, c. 1662–5 private collection; © reserved in the photograph

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Leslie, John, duke of Rothes (c. 1630–1681), politician and nobleman  

Gillian H. MacIntosh

Leslie, John, duke of Rothes (c. 1630–1681), politician and nobleman, was the only son of John Leslie, sixth earl of Rothes (c. 1600–1641), and his wife, Lady Anne Erskine (d. 1640), daughter of John Erskine, earl of Mar (c. 1562–1634). Following his father's death on 23 August 1641 he succeeded to the earldom at the age of about eleven. He was placed into the care of his tutors, ...