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King, James, Lord Eythin (1589–1652), royalist army officer

Steve Murdoch and Tim Wales

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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King, James, Lord Eythin (1589–1652), royalist army officer, was the son of David King of Warbester in Orkney and his wife, Mary, daughter of Adam Stewart, Carthusian prior of Perth and illegitimate son of James V.

King entered Swedish service at the age of twenty, and was eventually joined by his brothers ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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