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Ferguson, James (d. 1705), army officer

Henry Manners Chichester and Matthew Robert Glozier

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/9319

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Ferguson, James (d. 1705), army officer, was the third son of William Ferguson of Badifurrow, Aberdeenshire, who represented Inverurie in the first Scottish parliament after the Restoration, remembered for its demonstrative loyalty as the 'drunken parliament'. James's elder brother was Robert Ferguson (d. 1714), 'the Plotter'. Nothing is known of ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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