William Lockhart, of Lee
|Death:||Died in France|
Son of Sir James Lockhart, of Lee and Martha Douglas
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About Sir William Lockhart of Lee
Wikipedia Biographical Summary
"Sir William Lockhart of Lee (1621–1675), after fighting on the side of Charles I in the English Civil War, attached himself to Oliver Cromwell, whose niece he married, and who later appointed Lockhart commissioner for the administration of justice in Scotland in 1652. He was also the English ambassador at the French court in 1656, where he greatly distinguished himself by his successful diplomacy. He also served at the Battle of the Dunes...
...He was the eldest son of James Lockhart of Lee (d. 1674). Sir George Lockhart (Lord Advocate) (c. 1630-1689) who was lord-advocate in Cromwell's time, was the second son of Sir James."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'William Lockhart of Lee', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 4 April 2012, 16:21 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Lockhart_of_Lee&oldid=485549539> [accessed 3 September 2012]