in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Education; Philosophy. 1653 words.
Forbes, Alexander, fourth Lord Forbes of Pitsligo (1678–1762), philosopher and Jacobite army officer, only son of the third lord, Alexander Forbes (c.1655–1690), and Lady Sophia Erskine (flnull...