Adam Ferguson Adam Ferguson FRSE (in Scottish Gaelic: Adhamh MacFhearghais) also known as Ferguson of Raith (20 June 1723 (O.S.) (1 July, N.S.) – 22 February 1816) was a Scottish philosopher and histori...
Adam Gordon of Auchindoun Adam Gordon of Auchindoun (1545–1580), Scottish knight, younger brother of the Earl of Huntly and military leader during the Marian civil war on behalf of Mary, Queen of Scots in north west Scotland.
Adam Hepburn of Craggis Sir Adam Hepburn was the son of Adam Hepburn, Master of Hailes and Helen Home, and brother of Patrick, the first Earl of Bothwell.
Alexander Campbell of Possil Colonel Alexander Campbell of Possil entered the army as an Ensign in the 42nd Regiment in April 1769, and obtained a Lieutenancy in the 2nd Battalion Royals the following year in Minorca.
Alexander Cannon Alexander Cannon (fl. late 17th century) was a colonel in the Jacobite forces in Scotland in the period immediately after the Glorious Revolution.
Alexander Gibb Brigadier-General Sir Alexander Gibb GBE CB FRS (12 February 1872 – 21 January 1958) was a Scottish civil engineer.
Alexander Gibson (conductor) Sir Alexander Drummond Gibson (11 February 1926 – 14 January 1995) was a Scottish conductor and opera intendant.
Alexander Gordon (pioneer) Alexander Gordon (1635 in Aberdeen Scotland - 1697), fought as a Royalist and was captured by Oliver Cromwell's army at the Battle of Worcester on 3 September 1651 at the end of the English Civi...
Alexander McDougall Alexander McDougall (1732 June 9, 1786) was an American seaman, merchant, a Sons of Liberty leader from New York City before and during the American Revolution, and a military leader during the ...
Alexander Ramsay of Dalhousie Sir Alexander Ramsay of Dalhousie (sometimes spelt: Dalwolsey) (died 1342) was a Scottish patriot known for his prowess in battle, and the 1342 capture of Roxburgh Castle.
Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell of Glengarry Colonel Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell of Glengarry (15 September 1773–1828), sometimes called by the Gaelic version of his name, Alastair or Alasdair, was a personality well known to...
Alexander Seaton Alexander Seaton or Seton (before 1626 – after 1649) was a Scottish mercenary in Danish service during the Thirty Years' War.
Alexander Seton, Lord Gordon Alexander Seton, Lord Gordon († 1440–1), Scottish baron, Lord of Parliament and progenitor of the Gordon Earls and Marquesses of Huntly Alexander Seton was the second son of Sir William Seton of...
Andrew Cochrane-Johnstone Andrew James Cochrane-Johnstone (24 May 1767 – August 1833) was a Scottish soldier, politician and adventurer who was found guilty of participation in the Great Stock Exchange Fraud of 1814.
Angus McPhee Angus McPhee or MacPhee (1916–1997) was a Scottish outsider artist, who lived as a young man in the community of Eochar (Sc.Gaelic: Iochdar) on the island of South Uist, part of the...
Anthony Dickson Home Surgeon General Sir Anthony Dickson Home VC KCB (30 November 1826 – 10 August 1914) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in ...
Archibald Campbell, 1st Baron Blythswood Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Campbell, 1st Baron Blythswood FRS (22 February 1835 – 8 July 1908) was a Scottish soldier, Tory politician, amateur scientist and Grand Master of the Grand Lo...
Archibald Strachan Archibald Strachan (died 1652) was a Scottish soldier who fought in the War of the Three Kingdoms, reaching the rank of Colonel.
Arthur Hay, 9th Marquess of Tweeddale Colonel Arthur Hay, 9th Marquess of Tweeddale (9 November 1824 – 29 December 1878), known before 1862 as Lord Arthur Hay and between 1862 and 1876 as Viscount Walden, was a Scottish ...
Benedict Munro, Baron von Meikeldorf Sir Benedict Munro, Baron von Meikeldorf was a Scottish soldier of the English and Scottish Civil War who settled in Germany during the mid 17th century.
Benjamin Blyth II Benjamin Hall Blyth II FRSE (25 May 1849 – 13 May 1917) was a Scottish civil engineer.
Blind Harry Blind Harry (1440 – 1492), also known as Harry, Hary or Henry the Minstrel, is renowned as the author of The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Vallyeant Campioun Schir Wil...
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, the only regiment of rifles amongst the Scottish regiments of infantry.
Captain John Porteous Captain John Porteous, was a Scottish soldier, Captain of the City Guard of Edinburgh (ca.
Captain Thomas Crawford Captain Thomas Crawford of Jordanhill was a trusted confidant of Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of Scots and a retainer of the Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox.
Charles Craufurd Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Gregan Craufurd GCB (1761–1821) was a Scottish soldier.
Charles Gordon O'Neill Charles Gordon O'Neill (23 March 1828 – 8 November 1900) was a Scottish-Australasian civil engineer, inventor, parliamentarian and philanthropist, and a co-founder of the St Vincent de Paul Soci...
Chay Blyth Sir Charles Blyth, CBE, BEM (born 14 May 1940), known as Chay Blyth, is a Scottish yachtsman and rower.
Col Ciotach Col Ciotach Mac Domhnaill was a Scottish adventurer and mercenary of Clan Donald, who became Laird of Colonsay in 1623, by treachery. His name, which means left-handed, was anglicised as Col...
Colin Cam Mackenzie of Kintail Colin Mackenzie of Kintail (died 14 June 1594), nicknamed “Cam” (“crooked”, because one-eyed), was a Highland chief of the Scottish clan Mackenzie who greatly increased his ancestral estates thr...
Colin Mackenzie Colonel Colin Mackenzie (1754–8th May 1821) was Scottish army officer in the British East India Company who later became the first Surveyor General of India.
Cunningham of Drumquhassle The Cunninghams of Drumquhassle were a family of the landed gentry in Scotland from the early 16th century to the mid-17th.
David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss Francis David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss and 8th Earl of March, KT, DL (19 January 1912 – 12 December 2008) succeeded his grandfather in the family titles in 1937.
David de Lindsay of the Byres David de Lindsay the younger, also called David Lindsay of the Byres (died 1279), was a 13th-century Scottish knight and crusader.
Donald Maclean, 1st Laird of Brolas Donald MacLean, 1st Laird of Brolas (circa 1600–after 1655), was a Scottish Laird of Clan MacLean who fought in the battle of Battle of Inverkeithing.
Donald Macpherson Lt-Col Donald Macpherson of Gaskmore and Kingston was an army officer who fought in the American Revolution, the War of 1812 and who raised a regiment of Clansmen from Scotland at his own expens...
Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig of Bemersyde, (19 June 1861 – 29 January 1928) was a British senior officer during World War I. He commanded the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) from...
Dugald Carmichael Dugald Carmichael was a Scottish botanist and officer in the 72nd Highlanders.
Duncan Carter-Campbell of Possil Lieutenant Colonel Duncan Maclachlan Carter-Campbell of Possil (8th of Possil) OBE (1911–1990), son of Major-General George Tupper Campbell Carter-Campbell C.B., D.S.O, was a British Army Colon...
Eddie Rutherford Edward 'Eddie' Rutherford (8 February 1921 – 29 August 2007) was a Scottish footballer who played for Rangers, Hearts and Scotland.
Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside Field Marshal William Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside GCB, CMG, DSO, (6 May 1880 - 22 September 1959) was a British Army officer who served as Chief of the Imperial General Staff during the ...
Edwin Morgan (poet) Edwin George Morgan (27 April 1920 – 17 August 2010) was a Scottish poet and translator who was associated with the Scottish Renaissance.
Ewan Cameron (physician) Ewan Cameron (31 July 1922, Dunbarton, Scotland – 21 March 1991) was a medical doctor who worked with Linus Pauling on Vitamin C research.
Ewen Cameron of Lochiel Sir Ewen Cameron of Lochiel (February 1629 – February 1719) was a Scottish highland chieftain, the 17th Chief of Clan Cameron.
Francis Charteris (rake) Colonel Francis Charteris (baptised 4 April 1675 – 24 February 1732), nicknamed "The Rape-Master General", was a Scottish aristocrat who earned a substan...
Francis Home Francis Home FRSE FRCPE was a Scottish physician who made the first attempt to vaccinate against measles, in 1758.
Francis Mackenzie, 1st Baron Seaforth Francis Humberston Mackenzie, 1st Baron Seaforth FRS was a British politician, Chief of the Highland Clan Mackenzie and raised the renowned 78th Regiment of Foot.
Francis Stewart, 5th Earl of Bothwell Francis Stewart, 5th Earl of Bothwell (c.December 1562 – November 1612) was Commendator of Kelso Abbey and Coldingham Priory, a Privy Counsellor and Lord High Admiral of Scotland.
George Carter-Campbell Major-General George Tupper Campbell Carter-Campbell CB, DSO (see Carter-Campbell of Possil) (1869–1921), was commissioned in October 1889 as a second-lieutenant into the Cameronians 2nd Scottis...
George Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney Field Marshal George Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney KT was a British soldier and Scottish nobleman and the first British Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal.
George Gleig (priest) George Robert Gleig (20 April 1796 – 9 July 1888) was a Scottish soldier, military writer, and priest.
George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney Field Marshal George Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney KT (9 February 1666 – 29 January 1737) was a British soldier and Scottish nobleman and the first British Army officer to be promoted to ...
George I, Earl of March George de Dunbar, 10th Earl of Dunbar and March (1338–1420), 12th Lord of Annandale and Lord of the Isle of Man, was "one of the most powerful nobles in Scotland of his time, and the rival of th...
Hugh MacDiarmid Christopher Murray Grieve, known by his pen name Hugh MacDiarmid (11 August 1892 – 9 September 1978) was a Scottish poet.
Ian Garrow Captain Ian Grant Garrow DSO (24 August 1908 - 28 March 1976) was a Scottish army officer with the Highland Light Infantry.
Ian Maitland, 15th Earl of Lauderdale Ian Colin Maitland, 15th Earl of Lauderdale DL, styled Viscount Maitland between 1924 and 1931, was a representative peer for Scotland in the House of Lords from 1931 to 1945.
Ivan Laing Ivan Laing was a Scottish field hockey player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.
James Campbell (1745-1831) Sir James Campbell (1745–1831) was a Scottish officer of the British Army, and author of Memoirs written by Himself.
James Campbell of Inverneill Lieutenant General Sir James Campbell, 1st Baronet (1763–1819) GCH, 3rd of Inverneill House was a Scottish soldier, politician and colonial administrator.
James Grant, 8th Baronet Sir James Grant, 8th Baronet (19 May 1738, Scotland – 18 February 1811), was a Scottish Member of Parliament.
James Halyburton James Halyburton (1518 – February 1589), Scottish Protestant reformer, was educated at the University of St Andrews, Fife, where he graduated MA in 1538.
James Hamilton (assassin) James Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh and Woodhouselee (died 1581) was a Scottish supporter of Mary, Queen of Scots, who assassinated James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, Regent of Scotland, in January 1570.
James Holborne of Menstrie Major General Sir James Holborne of Menstrie was a Scottish soldier during the years of the English Civil War.
James Innes (North Carolina) James Innes (c. 1700 – September 5, 1759) was a military commander and political figure in the Province of North Carolina who led troops both at home and abroad in the service of the Kingdom of ...
James Keir James Keir FRS (20 September 1735 – 11 October 1820) was a Scottish chemist, geologist, industrialist, and inventor, and an important member of the Lunar Society of Birmingham.
James King, 1st Lord Eythin James King, 1st Lord Eythin (1589–1652) was a Scottish soldier, who served in the Swedish army, and who later supported King Charles I in the English Civil War.
James McGrigor Sir James McGrigor, 1st Baronet (1771–1858) was a Scottish physician, military surgeon and botanist, considered to be the man largely responsible for the creation of the Royal Army Medical Corps.
John Augustus Wood Colonel John Augustus Wood VC (10 June 1818 – 23 January 1878) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy...
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (26 August 1875 11 February 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian ...
John Chisholm (soldier) John Chisholm, 16th-century Scottish soldier and chief officer, Comptroller and Prefect of the Scottish artillery for Mary, Queen of Scots and James VI of Scotland, and keeper of the King...
John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair John Dalrymple the Master of Stair (born 1648 – 8 January 1707) was a Scottish noble who played a crucial role in the 1707 Treaty of Union between the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kin...
John Du Cameron John Du Cameron was a Scottish sergeant in the French army who came back to Scotland to support Bonny Prince Charlie in The 'Forty-Five'.
John Erskine of Cardross Colonel The Honourable John Edmund Erskine (30 March 1662 – January 1743), of Cardross, was a Scottish soldier and politician.
John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, 2nd Baron Maltravers jure matris, also called John de Arundel, of Buckland, Surrey, was the son of John FitzAlan, 1st Baron Arundel and Eleanor Maltravers.
John Hamilton (American Revolution) John Hamilton (died December 12, 1816) was a military officer in the British Army, and the commander of the Royal North Carolina Regiment of Loyalist militia during the American Revolutionary Wa...
John Hay of Cromlix John Hay of Cromlix (1691–1740) was the Jacobite duke of Inverness and a courtier and army officer to the 'Old Pretender'.
John Henderson, 5th of Fordell John Henderson, 5th of Fordell was born 3 November 1605 in Fordel, Fife He was a distinguished soldier, taken prisoner when commanding at the African Coast, ransomed, and later fought on the si...
John McDermond John McDermond VC was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
John Meldrum Sir John Meldrum (died 1645) was a soldier of Scottish origin who spent 36 years in the service of the Stuart kings of Scotland and England, James VI and I and Charles I. In 1636, Meldrum was gr...
John Munro, 9th of Teaninich General John Munro of the H.E.I.C.S, 9th of Teaninich was a Scottish/British soldier and statesman who had great success in India.
John Murray, 1st Marquess of Atholl John Murray, 1st Marquess of Atholl, KT (2 May 1631 – 6 May 1703) was a leading Scottish royalist and defender of the Stuarts during the English Civil War of the 1640s, until after the rise to p...
John Mylne (1611-1667) John Mylne (1611 – 24 December 1667), sometimes known as "John Mylne junior", or "the Younger", was a Scottish master mason and architect, who served as Master Mason to the Crown of Scotland.
John Mylne (1611–1667) John Mylne (1611 – 24 December 1667), sometimes known as "John Mylne junior", or "the Younger", was a Scottish master mason and architect, who served as Master Mason to the Crown of Scotland.
John Urry (soldier) Sir John Urry (or Hurry) (died 29 May 1650) was a Scottish professional soldier who at various times fought for the English Parliament, the English and Scottish Royalists and the Scottish ...
Joseph Maria Gordon Major General Joseph Maria Gordon CB, was an officer in the British Army, later holding the position of Commandant of the South Australian Military Forces and serving in the Second Boer War in S...
Kenneth Loch Lieutenant General Sir Kenneth Morley Loch, KCIE, KBE, CB, MC, (1890–1961) was a Scottish soldier and defence planner.
Mackintosh of Borlum Brigadier William Mackintosh, Laird of Borlum usually known as Mackintosh of Borlum was a leader of the Jacobite rising of 1715 and a member of the Clan Mackintosh.
Mark Alexander Boyd Mark Alexander Boyd (13 January 1562 – 10 April 1601) was a Scottish poet and soldier of fortune.
Martin Clemens Major Warren Frederick Martin Clemens CBE, MC, AM (17 April 1915 – 31 May 2009) was a British colonial administrator and soldier.
Mike Dixon (biathlete) Staff Sergeant Michael Dixon, born 21 November 1962 in Fort William, Scotland, is a combat engineer in the British Armed Forces who has represented Great Britain at six Olympic Games in Cross-co...
Neil Ritchie General Sir Neil Methuen Ritchie, GBE, KCB, DSO, MC, KStJ (29 July 1897 – 11 December 1983) was a senior British army officer during the Second World War.
Ninian Cockburn Ninian Cockburn (died 6 May 1579) was a Scottish soldier and officer of the Garde Écossaise, a company which guarded the French king.
Ninian Smart Roderick Ninian Smart (May 6, 1927 – January 9, 2001) was a Scottish writer and university educator.
Patrick II, Earl of Dunbar Patrick II (1185–1249), called "5th Earl of Dunbar", lord of Beanley, was a 13th-century Anglo-Scottish noble, and one of the leading figures during the reign of King Alexander II of Scotland.
Ralph Camroux Morris Colonel Randolph "Ralph" Camroux Morris (1894-19 December 1977, London) was a British Army officer and hunter-naturalist who was born in India.
Redshank (soldier) Redshank was a nickname for Scottish mercenaries from the Highlands' Western Isles.
Richard Cameron (Covenanter) Richard Cameron (1648? – 22 July 1680) was a leader of the militant Presbyterians, known as Covenanters, who resisted attempts by the Stuart monarchs to control the affairs of the Church of Scot...
Robert Beatson Robert Beatson, LL.D. (1742-1818) was a Scottish compiler and miscellaneous writer.
Robert Brown (botanist) Robert Brown (21 December 1773 – 10 June 1858) was a Scottish botanist and palaeobotanist who made important contributions to botany largely through his pioneering use of the microscope.
Robert Campbell of Glenlyon Robert Campbell, 5th Laird of Glenlyon (1630 – 2 August 1696), was a minor member of Scottish nobility and is best known as one of the commanding officers at the Massacre of Glencoe.
Robert Colquhoun Robert Colquhoun (20 December 1914 – 20 September 1962) was a Scottish painter, printmaker and theatre set designer.
Robert Copland-Crawford Robert Erskine Wade Copland-Crawford (5 September 1852 – 23 May 1894) was a Scottish soldier and amateur sportsman.
Robert Douglas, Count of Skenninge Robert Douglas (17 March 1611, Standingstone Estate, by Traprain Law, East Lothian – 28 May 1662, Stockholm), Count of Skenninge, Baron of Skalby, was a Scotti...
Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian PC (8 March 1636 – 15 February 1703), known as the 4th Earl of Lothian from 1675 to 1701, was a Scottish nobleman.
Robert Lauder (d. 1576) Robert Lauder of The Bass, (born before 1504 - died June 1576) was an important noble in Haddingtonshire, Berwickshire, and Fife.
Robert Lauder of The Bass Sir Robert Lauder of The Bass, (before 1440 - c. January 1508) was a Scottish knight, armiger, and Governor of the Castle at Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Robert Lauder of the Bass Sir Robert Lauder of the Bass, (before 1440 - c. January 1508) was a Scottish knight, armiger, and Governor of the Castle at Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Robert Lundie Robert Lundie or Lundy of Balgonie, was a Scottish knight, Master of the Royal Artillery, and Lord High Treasurer of Scotland.
Robert Menli Lyon Robert Menli Lyon (1789 – 1874) was a pioneering Western Australian settler who became one of the earliest outspoken advocates for Indigenous Australian rights and welfare in the colony.
Robert Monro Robert Monro (died 1680), was a famous Scottish General, from the Clan Munro of Ross-shire, Scotland.
Robert Sempill the younger Robert Sempill, the younger (1595?–1663?), Scottish poet, son of James Sempill, was educated at the University of Glasgow, having matriculated in March 1613.
Robert Stobo Major Robert Stobo (1727–1770) was an 18th-century Scottish-born colonial American frontiersman and soldier.
Roderick Murchison Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Baronet KCB DCL FRS FRSE FLS PRGS PBA MRIA (22 February 1792 – 22 October 1871) was a Scottish geologist who first described and investigated the Silurian system.
Ronald Fairbairn William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn (11 August 1889 – 31 December 1964) was a Scottish psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and a central figure in the development of the object relations theory of psyc...
Sir Alexander Buchanan Sir Alexander Buchanan was the eldest of the three sons of Sir Walter Buchanan, eleventh Laird of Buchanan.
Sir Alexander Don, 5th Baronet Colonel Sir Alexander Don, 5th Baronet of Newton Don (died 1815) was a Scottish soldier who served as a British Army officer during the French Revolutionary Wars.
Sir Andrew Murray Sir Andrew Murray (1298–1338), also known as Sir Andrew Moray, or Sir Andrew de Moray, was a Scottish military and political leader who supported David II of Scotland against Edward ...
Sir Charles Ross, 9th Baronet Sir Charles Henry Augustus Frederick Lockhart Ross, 9th Baronet was a Scottish inventor and commercial entrepreneur who invented the innovative and often controversial straight-pull actioned Ros...
Sir Donald Stewart, 1st Baronet Field Marshal Sir Donald Martin Stewart, 1st Baronet, GCB, GCSI, CIE (1 March 1824 – 26 March 1900) was a senior Indian Army officer.
Sir James Grant, 8th Baronet Sir James Grant of Grant, 8th Baronet FRSE FSA(Scot) (19 May 1738, Moray – 18 February 1811, Castle Grant), was a Scottish landowner and politician.
Sir James McGrigor, 1st Baronet Sir James McGrigor, 1st Baronet was a Scottish physician, military surgeon and botanist, considered to be the man largely responsible for the creation of the Royal Army Medical Corps.
Sir John Gibson Sir John Gibson (ca. 1637 – 24 October 1717), was the founder of the Gloucestershire Regiment.
Sir Robert Munro, 3rd Baronet Sir Robert Munro, 3rd Baronet of Foulis, 21st Baron and 24th chief of the Clan Munro was a 17th-century Scottish soldier and politician.
Sir Robert Munro, 6th Baronet Sir Robert Munro of Foulis, 6th Baronet (24 August 1684 – 17 January 1746) was a soldier-politician whose life followed an 18th-century pattern.
Sir Walter Farquhar, 1st Baronet Sir Walter Farquhar, 1st Baronet was a prominent Scottish physician of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, whose clientele included many of the leading figures of the day, includin...
Sorley MacLean Sorley MacLean (Somhairle MacGill-Eain, sometimes "MacGilleathain" in earlier publications) (26 October 1911 – 24 November 1996) was one of the most significant Scottish poets of the...
Thomas Brisbane Major-General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane, 1st Baronet, GCH, GCB, FRS, FRSE (23 July 1773 – 27 January 1860) was Governor of New South Wales (1821–25), as recommended by the Duke of Wellingto...
Thomas Crawford (captain) Captain Thomas Crawford of Jordanhill was a trusted confidant of Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of Scots and a retainer of the Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox.
Thomas Crawford of Jordanhill Captain Thomas Crawford (1530–1603) of Jordanhill (an estate in the West End of Glasgow, part of which is now a college and hospital near Victoria Park) was a trusted confidant of Henry Stuart, ...
Thomas Weir Major Thomas Weir (Carluke, South Lanarkshire 1599 - Edinburgh 1670) was a Scottish soldier and presumed occultist, executed for witchcraft.
Torrance Gillick Torrance "Torry" Gillick (19 May 1915 – December 12, 1971) was a Scottish footballer who played on the wing for Rangers, Everton and Partick Thistle.
W. D. M. Bell Walter Dalrymple Maitland Bell (1880–1954), known as Karamojo Bell, was a Scottish adventurer, big game hunter in East Africa, soldier, decorated pilot, sailor, writer, and painter.
Walter Scott, 1st Lord Scott of Buccleuch Walter Scott, 5th of Buccleuch, 1st Lord Scott of Buccleuch was a Scottish nobleman and famous border reiver, known as the “Bold Buccleuch” and leader of Kinmont Willie’s Raid.
Walter Scott, 4th Baron of Buccleuch Walter Scott, 4th Baron of Buccleuch (1549-1574) was head of the Border family of Scott and, despite his youth, played a prominent part in the turbulent politics of 16th century Scotland.
Walter Scott, 4th of Buccleuch Walter Scott, 4th of Buccleuch (1549-1574) was head of the Border family of Scott and, despite his youth, played a prominent part in the turbulent politics of 16th century Scotland.
William Babtie Lieutenant General Sir William Babtie, VC, KCB, KCMG (7 May 1859 – 11 September 1920) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the ...
William Lockhart of Lee Sir William Lockhart of Lee (1621–1675), after fighting on the side of Charles I in the English Civil War, attached himself to Oliver Cromwell, whose niece he married, and who later appointed ...
William Maclagan William Dalrymple Maclagan PC (18 June 1826, Edinburgh–19 September 1910, London) was Archbishop of York from 1891 to 1908, when he resigned his office, and was succeeded in 1909 by Cosmo Gordon...
William Ramsay Smith William Ramsay Smith (27 November 1859 – 28 September 1937) was a Scottish physician, naturalist, anthropologist and civil servant, active in Australia later in his career.
William Roy Major-General William Roy FRS (4 May 1726 – 1 July 1790) was a Scottish military engineer, surveyor, and antiquarian.
William Skeoch Cumming William Skeoch Cumming (28 December 1864 Edinburgh – 10 April 1929 Edinburgh), was a Scottish watercolourist, mainly of portraits, military subjects and Scottish Military History.