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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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Graham, John, third earl of Montrose (1548–1608), magnate and lord chancellor of Scotland  

Rob Macpherson

Graham, John, third earl of Montrose (1548–1608), magnate and lord chancellor of Scotland, was the posthumous son of Robert Graham, master of Graham (c.1518–1547), and his wife, Margaret Fleming (d. 1584×7), daughter of Malcolm, third Lord Fleming. His father, who was killed at the battle of ...

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Hay, John, of Cromlix, Jacobite duke of Inverness (1691–1740), Jacobite courtier and army officer  

Margaret D. Sankey

Hay, John, of Cromlix, Jacobite duke of Inverness (1691–1740), Jacobite courtier and army officer, was the third son of Thomas Hay, seventh earl of Kinnoull (c.1660–1719), and Elizabeth (1669–1696), only daughter of William Drummond, first viscount of Strathallan. George Hay, eighth earl of Kinnoull...

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Leslie, Andrew, fifth earl of Rothes (c. 1530–1611), magnate  

G. R. Hewitt

Leslie, Andrew, fifth earl of Rothes (c. 1530–1611), magnate, was the eldest legitimate son of George Leslie, fourth earl of Rothes (d. 1558), and his wife, Agnes (d. 1543), daughter of Sir John Somerville of Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. Andrew married three times: first, in 1548, he married ...

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Maxwell, William, of Terregles, fifth Lord Herries of Terregles (c. 1555–1603), politician and landowner  

John Stewart Rule

Maxwell, William, of Terregles, fifth Lord Herries of Terregles (c. 1555–1603), politician and landowner, was probably born at Hoddom, the eldest son of Sir John Maxwell of Terregles, later fourth Lord Herries of Terregles (c. 1512–1583), and his wife, Agnes Herries (c...

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Ruthven, Patrick, third Lord Ruthven (c. 1520–1566), magnate  

Mary Black Verschuur

Ruthven, Patrick, third Lord Ruthven (c. 1520–1566), magnate, was the eldest son of William Ruthven, second Lord Ruthven (b. before 1513, d. 1552), and Janet, eldest daughter and coheir of Patrick, Lord Haliburton of Dirleton. The belief that he was educated at the ...

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Stewart, Francis, first earl of Bothwell (1562–1612), courtier and politician  

Rob Macpherson

Stewart, Francis, first earl of Bothwell (1562–1612), courtier and politician, was probably born in December 1562, the only legitimate son of John Stewart, Lord Darnley and commendator of Coldingham (c.1531–1563), son of James V, and Lady Janet Hepburn (c.1532–...

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Stewart, Robert, earl of Lennox and earl of March (1522/3–1586), bishop-elect of Caithness and magnate  

Duncan Shaw

Stewart, Robert, earl of Lennox and earl of March (1522/3–1586), bishop-elect of Caithness and magnate, was the second son of John Stewart, twelfth or third earl of Lennox (d. 1526), and his wife, Elizabeth Stewart, daughter of the first earl of Atholl. In 1548 he was a student at ...