John Erskine, sixth Earl of Mar

Standard Name: Mar, John Erskine,,, sixth Earl of

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
LMWM 's closest sister, Frances , was married in 1714 to John Erskine, Earl of Mar . He led the first Jacobite rebellion to disaster in 1715 (leaving his wife and one-day-old daughter for this...
Family and Intimate relationships Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale
Lord Nithsdale , husband of WMCN , was at first reluctant to join the badly planned and executed Jacobite rebellion of Lord Mar , which began when Mar raised his standard on 6 September 1715...

Timeline

6 September 1715
The first Jacobite Rebellion began when John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar , raised his standard. He also issued a proclamation at Braemar, Scotland, declaring that James III was the rightful king.
4 February 1716
The Pretender and Lord Mar embarked for France from Scotland, abandoning their rebellion and their Jacobite supporters.