John Dalrymple, 2nt Yerl o Stair

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John Dalrymple, 2nt Yerl o Stair
Born20 Julie 1673
Edinburgh, Scotland
Dee'd9 Mey 1747 (aged 73)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Allegiance Kinrick o Scotland
 Kinrick o Great Breetain
Service/branchKinrick o Scotland Ryal Scots Airmy
 Breetish Airmy
RankField Marshal
Battles/warsNine Years' War
War o the Spaingie Succession
War o the Austrick Succession
Jacobite rebellion
AwairdsKnicht o the Thristle

Field Marshal John Dalrymple, 2nt Yerl o Stair KT PC (20 Julie 1673 – 9 Mey 1747) was a Scots sodger an diplomat.

Diplomatic posts
Precedit bi
Matthew Prior
Breetish Ambassador tae Fraunce
1714–1720
Succeedit bi
Sir Robert Sutton
Militar offices
Precedit bi
The Yerl o Portmore
Viscoont Dalrymple's Regiment o Fit
1703–1706
Succeedit bi
William Borthwick
Precedit bi
William Borthwick
Colonel o The Cameronians
1706
Succeedit bi
George Preston
Precedit bi
Laird John Hay
Colonel o the Grey Dragoons
1706–1714
Succeedit bi
The Earl of Portmore
Precedit bi
Robert Echlin
Colonel o the Black Dragoons
1715–1734
Succeedit bi
The Laird Cadogan
Precedit bi
The Duke o Queensberry
Vice Admiral o Scotland
1729–1733
Succeedit bi
The Yerl o Morton
Precedit bi
Yerl o Hertford
Govrenor o Minorca
1742–1747
Succeedit bi
James O'Hara
Precedit bi
The Laird Cadogan
Colonel o the Black Dragoons
1743–1745
Succeedit bi
The Earl o Rothes
Precedit bi
Sir James Campbell
Colonel o the Grey Dragoons
1745–1747
Succeedit bi
The Earl of Crawford
Vacant
Title last held by
Duke of Ormonde
Commander-in-Chief of the Forces
1744
Succeedit bi
George Wade
Peerage o Scotland
Precedit bi
John Dalrymple
Yerl o Stair
1707–1747
Succeedit bi
James Dalrymple