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(101) John, 2nd Earl of Atholl, born 2nd May 1631 ; died 6th May 1703. He was served heir to his father 7th September 1642. On 7th February 1676 he was created Marquess of Atholl, Earl of Tullibardine, Viscount Balquhidder, and Lord Murray, Balvenie, and Gask. He married, 5th May 1659, Amelia Stanley, daughter and eventually sole heiress of James, seventh Earl of Derby, who died 22nd February 1702-03, leaving:

  • 101(a) John (No. 102 below).
  • 101(b) Charles, Earl of Dunmore (No. 111 below).
  • 101(c) Sir James Murray of Dowally, born 8th May 1663 ; died 29th December 1719.
  • 101(d) William, Lord Nairne (No. 119).
  • 101(e) Mungo Murray, born 29th February 1668 ; killed 1700.
  • 101(f) Edward Murray, born 28th February 1669; died 11th November 1737.
  • 101(f)1 John Murray, died s.p. October 1748. Buried Holyrood 21st October 1748.
  • 101(g) Henry Murray, born 23rd February 1670 ; died young.
  • 101(h) George Murray, born 26th April 1673 ; died 21st November 1691.

(119) William Murray, fourth son of John (No. 101), born c. 1665; died 3rd February 1726. He married, February 1690, Margaret, only daughter and heiress of Robert, first Lord Nairne (title created 1681), and he then became second Lord NAIRNE under the special remainder of the title. He sided with the Jacobites in 17 15, was taken prisoner, and condemned to death, but was pardoned, his title being however forfeited. On 24th June 172 1 he had a Jacobite Peerage conferred on him - EARL OF Nairne and Viscount Stanley. His widow died 14th November 1747,

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