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date: 09 May 2021

Colyear, David, first earl of Portmorelocked

(bap. 1657, d. 1730)
  • T. F. Henderson
  • , revised by Jonathan Spain


Colyear, David, first earl of Portmore (bap. 1657, d. 1730), army officer, was baptized on 1 April 1657 in Brabant, the eldest of the four children of Sir Alexander Colyear, first baronet (d. 1680), and his wife, Jean, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Murray...

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