Lord Charles Murray, Cornet 5th Dragoons

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About Lord Charles Murray, Cornet 5th Dragoons

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4a Charles; born 24 Sept 1691; Cornet 5th Dragoons, Jacobite 1715, cmded a regt Battle of Preston, when captured and tried as a deserter and sentenced to be shot, but reprieved and died without issue (buried 28 Aug 1720)


Lord Charles Murray, Cornet 5th Dragoons, a Jacobite, fought at the Battle of Preston 1715 on the rebel side where he was captured, tried as a deserter and sentence to death but was reprieved and set at liberty 1717 (b. 24 Sep 1691; bur. v.p. 28 Aug 1720)

Died s.p.Aug 1720


http://www.archive.org/stream/heraldryofmurray00john#page/22/mode/2up Page 22 No 102d

(102) John, 2nd Marquess of Atholl, born 24th February 1659-60; died 14th November 1724. On 27th July 1696 he was created for life Earl of Tullibardine, Viscount Glenalmond, and Lord Murray. On 30th June 1703 he was created Duke of Atholl, Marquess of Tullibardine, Earl of Strathtay and Strathardle, Viscount of Balquhidder, Glenalmond, and Glenlyon, and Lord Murray, Balvenie, and Gask. He married, first, 24th May 1683, Katherine, daughter of William and Anne, Duke and Duchess of Hamilton. She died 17th January 1707, having had:

  • 102(a) John, Marquess of Tullibardine, born 6th May 1684 ; killed at battle of Malplaquet 11th September 1709.
  • 102(b) William, Marquess of Tullibardine after his brother's death, born 14th April 1689; died unmarried in Tower of London 9th July 1746. He was "out" in 171 5 on the Jacobite side, and on 1st February 1717 he was created by Prince James Edward Duke of Rannoch, Marquis of Blair, Earl of Glen Tilt, Viscount of Glenshiel, and Lord Strathbran. He returned to Scotland in 1719 in the Jacobite interest, and was defeated at Glenshiel, when he again escaped to the Continent. In 1745 he returned to Scotland, and was arrested after Culloden and committed to the Tower.
  • 102(c) James, second Duke (No. 103 below).
  • 102(d) Charles Murray, born 24th September 1691. He was also "out" in 1715, was taken prisoner, sentenced to death, but reprieved. He died s.p. August 1720.
  • 102(e) George Murray, born 23rd, died 25th, August 1693.
  • 102(f) George (No. 104 below).
  • 102(g) Basil Murray, born 29th December 1704; died February 1712.
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Lord Charles Murray, Cornet 5th Dragoons's Timeline

September 24, 1691
August 28, 1720
Age 29
Age 28