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James 
Graham
1612 - 1650


James 
Graham
, Scottish general. Succeeded to earldom (1626); one of four nobles who drew up National Covenant (1638); pacified Aberdeen; disaffected by ambition of Argyll, but led Covenanting army in forcing River Tyne (1640); imprisoned (1640) on charge of conspiring against Argyll; on outbreak of English Civil War (1644) created marquis and named lieutenant general of Scotland; raised force of Highlanders and Irish, won victories over pro-Parliamentary Scottish forces at Tippermuir, Aberdeen, Inverlochy, Auldearn, Alford, Kilsyth (1644-45); defeated with reduced army by David Leslie at Philiphaugh (1645); in exile (1646-50); landed with small force in Orkneys (1650), defeated, captured, hanged.

Born: 25th Oct 1612Baptised:
Died: Edinburgh, Scotland 21st May 1650 Buried: High Kirk of St. Giles, Edinburgh, Scotland 1661
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Graham

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1.
James 
Graham
(
Carnegie
) 1612 - 1650
2.
John 
Graham
(
Ruthven
) 1573 - 1626
4.
John 
Graham
c. 1547 - 1608
 
3.
Mary 
Ruthven
(
Graham
)
6.
 

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1. 10th Nov 1629

Descendants
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a.
1.
James 
Graham
(
Douglas
) 1633 - 1669
1a.
Isobel 
Douglas
(
Graham
) + post 1657
1.1.
James 
Graham
(
Leslie
) 1657 - 1684 ...
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25th Oct 1612Born
14th Nov 1626
James 
Graham
(
Carnegie
) 1612 - 1650 inherited the title
Montrose
  [E]
10th Nov 1629Married
1644
James 
Graham
(
Carnegie
) 1612 - 1650 inherited the title
Montrose
  [M]
21st May 1650Died Edinburgh, Scotland
1661Buried Edinburgh, Scotland
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