Balmerino, Arthur Elphinstone, 6th Baron

Balmerino, Arthur Elphinstone, 6th Baron ĕl´fĭnstən, băl˝mĕr´ĭnō [key], 1688–1746, Scottish nobleman. He resigned a command in the English army to join the Jacobite rising of 1715, escaping after its suppression to France. He returned and took part in the 1745 rising, was captured at the battle of Culloden, and was executed.

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