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Wedderburn, Sir John, fifth baronet (1704–1746), Jacobite army officer

Margaret D. Sankey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28960

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Wedderburn, Sir John, fifth baronet (1704–1746), Jacobite army officer, son of Sir Alexander Wedderburn, fourth baronet (1675–1741), and Katherine, daughter of John Scott, was born on 4 August 1704. After his father was deprived of the clerkship of Dundee in 1717, the family fell on hard times and began selling off parts of the estate, although ...

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