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James Maitland 7th Earl of Lauderdale

Biography of James Maitland 7th Earl of Lauderdale

James Maitland, 7th Earl of Lauderdale (1718-1789) was Rector of the University from 1779 to 1781.

Maitland was a soldier for twenty-five years and attained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the 16th Regiment of Foot. He was one of the sixteen representative peers for Scotland in the House of Lords. He died at Haltoun House, Ratho, Midlothian.


James Maitland 7th Earl of Lauderdale

Born 23 January 1718, Scotland.
Died 17 August 1789.
University Link: Rector
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Occupation categories: soldiers
NNAF Reference: GB/NNAF/P137499
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Record last updated: 9th Dec 2011

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