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

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See Campbell family of Cawdor

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See Dundas family of Fingask and Kerse

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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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Gordon, Alexander, of Earlston (1587–1654), landowner and politician  

Sharon Adams

Gordon, Alexander, of Earlston (1587–1654), landowner and politician, was the eldest son of John Gordon of Airds and Earlston (d. in or before 1628) and Mary, daughter of Chalmers of Gadgirth, in Ayrshire. The Gordons of Earlston were a cadet branch of the ...

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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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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...