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Ramsay, James [known as Sir James Ramsay; called Black Ramsay] (1589?–1638/9), army officer in the Swedish service

A. N. L. Grosjean

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/23084

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Ramsay, James [known as Sir James Ramsay; called Black Ramsay] (1589?–1638/9), army officer in the Swedish service, was born in Scotland probably in 1589. He was the eighth of nine children of Robert Ramsay of Wyliecleuch, known as Sir Robert; a brother was the courtier ...

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