GRAHAM, JAMES [SSNE 5045]
- First name
- 2ND MARQUIS OF MONTROSE
- MONTROSE, ANGUS
- Social status
Text sourceBorn c.1631 or 1633, James Graham, 2nd Marquis of Montrose, spent much of his early life in prison in Edinburgh. He began his military education in the company of his cousin, Harry Graham, in the Scots Brigade in the Dutch Republic. [HIS DATES OF SERVICE ARE TO BE CONFIRMED] He later went on to take part in Glengairn's uprising in Scotland in 1653. He declined to vote at Argyll's trial in 1661 but lodged a claim against his son to the value of £100,664 Scots in 1667.
See Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage (8 vols., 1904-1911), VI, p.259; DNB.
- THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, THE DUTCH ARMY, HARRY GRAHAM'S
- Arrived 1650-01-01, as ENSIGN
- Departed 1652-12-31, as ENSIGN
- Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY