Grant, Colquhoun (d. 1792), Jacobite soldier and lawyer, was the son of the farmer of Burnside on the estate of Castle Grant, Inverness-shire. In 1745 he joined the army of Charles Edward Stuart, elder son of the Stuart claimant to the throne, in the highlands and was active in obtaining recruits. According to one account of his exploits during the rising of 1745, he was one of those detached by ...
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Layer, Christopher (1683–1723), lawyer and Jacobite conspirator, was born on 12 November 1683 in Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, the son of John Layer, a dealer in lace, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Valentine Browne, treasurer of Berwick. He was brought up by his uncle, also ...
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Nagle, Sir Richard (1635/6–1699), lawyer and Jacobite politician, was born in co. Cork, the second of at least five sons of James Nagle (d. 1678) of Clenor, co. Cork, and his wife, Honora, daughter of Maurice Nugent of Aghanagh, co. Cork. The ...
Parkyns, Sir William (bap. 1649, d. 1696), lawyer and Jacobite conspirator, was baptized on 21 December 1649 at Bulkington, Warwickshire, the eldest son of William Parkyns (1615/16–1684), squire of Marston Jabbett, Warwickshire, and his wife, Elizabeth (fl. 1641–1685), daughter and coheir of ...