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William Graham, 7th Earl of Menteith
b.1591
d.1661
  • HWilliam Graham, 7th Earl of Menteith1591 - 1661
  • WAgnes Gray
  1. Lady Mary Graham - 1653
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Name William Graham, 7th Earl of Menteith
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1591
Death[1] 1661


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William Graham, 7th Earl of Menteith, 1st Earl of Airth (c.1591–1661), was a 17th-century Scottish nobleman. A supporter of King Charles I, he held offices including Lord President of the Court of Session and was a Privy Counsellor. Although he fell from favour, he continued to support the Royal cause during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, when his estates were damaged by the troops of Oliver Cromwell. He married Agnes, daughter of Patrick, Lord Gray, and had a son John Graham, Lord of Kilpoint, who had a son William Graham, 8th Earl of Menteith who prior to his death was styled William Graham, Lord of Kinpoint.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 William Graham, 7th Earl of Menteith, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   William Graham, 7th Earl of Menteith, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.