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Dawkins, James

M. St John Parker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 1062 words.

Dawkins, James (1722–1757), antiquary and Jacobite sympathizer, was born in Jamaica, the eldest of four sons of Henry Dawkins (1698–1744) of Clarendon, Jamaica, a wealthy sugar planter, and...

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Forbes, Robert

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; UK Politics; British History; Political History; Education; History. 1073 words.

Forbes, Robert (bap. 1708, d. 1775), Jacobite annalist and Scottish Episcopal bishop of Ross and Caithness, was baptized on 4 May 1708 at Rayne, Aberdeenshire, the second child and only son...

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Halket, George

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Composition; Education. 773 words.

Halket, George (bap. 1692, d. 1756), Jacobite songwriter and schoolmaster, son of James Halket, was baptized in Banff on 6 July 1692. He completed his studies at King's College, Aberdeen,...

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King, William

Richard Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 2139 words.

King, William (1685–1763), college head and Jacobite sympathizer, was born at Stepney, Middlesex, on 5 March 1685 and baptized there six days later, the son of Peregrine King (1649–1714), a...

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Lumisden, Andrew

John Callow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 1896 words.

Lumisden, Andrew (1720–1801), Jacobite politician and antiquary, was the only son of William Lumisden (1688–1756), an Edinburgh law agent and burgess, and Mary (d. 1755), daughter of Robert...

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Ramsay, Andrew Michael [Jacobite Sir Andrew Ramsay, baronet]

Scott Mandelbrote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Education; Philosophy. 1616 words.

Ramsay, Andrew Michael [Jacobite Sir Andrew Ramsay, baronet] (1686–1743), philosopher and Jacobite sympathizer, was born in Ayr in 1686, probably on 29 May, the son of Andrew Ramsay (c.1660–null...

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