James Murray, 1st Baron Glenlyon
Murray was born in 1782 at Dunkeld, Perthshire, the son of John Murray, 4th Duke of Atholl and his wife the Hon. Jane Cathcart. He was first commissioned into the British Army in 1798 and rose to the rank of Major-General by 1819. In 1807, he was elected Member of Parliament for Perthshire, holding the seat until 1812. He served as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber from 1812 to 1832 and from 1813 to 1819 was also aide-de-camp to the Prince Regent. He was created Baron Glenlyon, of Glenlyon, Perthshire, on 17 July 1821, and was promoted Lieutenant-General in 1837.
Wife and childrenEdit
- Hon. Frances Julia Murray (died 4 November 1868), who married Colonel Hon. Charles Henry Maynard, the son of Henry Maynard, 3rd Viscount Maynard, and had no children
- Hon. Charlotte Augusta Leopoldina Murray (died 2 May 1889), who married Reverend Court Granville and had no children
- George Murray, 6th Duke of Atholl (born 20 September 1814, died 16 January 1864)
- Colonel the Hon. James Charles Plantagenet Murray (born 8 December 1819, died 3 June 1874), who married Elizabeth Marjory Fairholme and had no children
- Lt.-Gen. Sir James Murray, 1st Lord Glenlyon at thepeerage.com. Retrieved 24 July 2008
- Masters, Brian (1988). The Dukes. London: Frederick Muller. ISBN 0-09-173700-1.
- Cokayne et al., eds, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, Volume I (new edition, 1910), page 321
- Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes. Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999. Page 135.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Lord James Murray
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