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002 ccv Name That Laird No 6
Name That Laird, No. 6

This laird lived in the era of 1630 -1750. A Scottish gentleman and landowner, he was educated at the University of St Andrews, and served in the Dutch and French armies. He acquitted himself well with the influence of his presence, his leadership and example, that is, the troops loved him. Earning the favor of his king he was appointed a general in the army of Scotland. Politically this laird was conservative and then a Jacobite. He died of wounds received in battle.

Arms: Or, three piles wavy Sable within a double tressure flory counterflory Gules, on a chief Sable three escallops Or.

Who was this landowning laird ?

If no one can Name That Laird within a week or so, clues will be forthcoming.

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The artwork is an interpretation of John Hamilton Gaylor.

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