James Johnston

Deceased Person

1655 – 1737

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Who was James Johnston?

James Johnston, was envoy extraordinary to Prussia 1690–92, Secretary of State, Scotland, 1692–96 and Lord Clerk Register 1704–05.

He was the fourth son of Lord Warriston, Archibald Johnston, who was executed by Charles II on 26 July 1663 for having served under Cromwell, and his second wife Helen, daughter of Alexander Hay, Lord Fosterseat.

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Born
Sep 9, 1655
Died
May 1, 1737
Bath

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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