James Walters Scott (1649 - 1685) MP

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Nicknames: "James Fitzroy", "James Crofts"
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Government of Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in London, England
Cause of death: Executed for high treason
Managed by: Bjørn P. Brox
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About James Walters Scott

"James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, 1st Duke of Buccleuch, KG, PC (9 April 1649 – 15 July 1685), was an English nobleman. Originally called James Crofts or James Fitzroy, he was born in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, the eldest illegitimate son of Charles II of England and his mistress, Lucy Walter.

He served in the Second Anglo-Dutch War and commanded British troops taking part in the Third Anglo-Dutch War before commanding the Anglo-Dutch brigade fighting in the Franco-Dutch War. Monmouth was executed by beheading in 1685 after making an unsuccessful attempt to depose his uncle, King James II, commonly called the Monmouth Rebellion. Declaring himself the legitimate King, Monmouth attempted to capitalise on his position as the son (albeit illegitimate) of Charles II, and his Protestantism, in opposition to James, who was Catholic."

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Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Scott,_1st_Duke_of_Monmouth

http://www.englishmonarchs.co.uk/stuart_17.html

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?GRid=6850&page=gr

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I93058&tree=Nixon

http://www.thepeerage.com/p10503.htm#i105021

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Citations / Sources:

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 366. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."

[S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."

[S332] Artcyclopedia, online http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists. Hereinafter cited as Artcyclopedia.

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 561. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 2, page 2442.

[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 2, page 1850.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 367.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 212.

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James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, 1st Duke of Buccleuch's Timeline

1649
March 9, 1649
Rotterdam, Government of Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands
1663
April 20, 1663
Age 14
Wemyss House, London, England
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