John Murray (1684 - 1709)

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Death: Died in France
Cause of death: Killed in the Battle of of Malplaquet
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About John Murray

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JOHN MURRAY, 1st Duke of Atholl, so created 30 June 1703, as also MARQUESS OF TILLIBARDIN [sic], EARL OF STRATHTAY AND STRATHARDLE, VISCOUNT OF BALWHIDDER [sic], GLENALMOND AND GLENLYON, AND LORD MURRAY, BALVENIE AND GASK, Co Perth (S), with remainder, in default of his own male issue, to the sons of his deceased f, and earlier 27 July 1696 EARL OF TULLIBARDIN, VISCOUNT GLENALMOND, and LORD MURRAY (S) for life only, KT (Feb 1703/4), PC (S temp WILLIAM III, GB 1712–14); born 24 Feb 1659/60; a Pncpl Sec State Scotland, High Commr S Parl 1696–98, Chllr St Andrews U 1697–1724, Lord Privy Seal Scotland 1703 and 1713–14, opposed Act of Union of 1707, Lord High Commr Gen Assembly Ch Scotland 1712–14, Extrdy Lord of Session 1712–24, rep S peer 1710–15, Ld-Lt Perthshire 1715–24; married 1st 24 May 1683 Lady Katharine Douglas later Hamilton (died 11 Jan 1707), daughter of William Duke of Hamilton and Anne, Duchess of Hamilton (qv) in her own right, and had, with two other sons and five other daughters: 1a John, Marquess of Tullibardine; born 6 May 1684, killed in action Battle of Malplaquet (claimed as a victory by both British and French) 11 Sept 1709 during War of Spanish Succession


Fought at the Battle of Oudenarde

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Col. Lord John Murray, Marquess of Tullibardine's Timeline

May 6, 1684
September 11, 1709
Age 25