Sir Robert Maxwell, of Orchardtoun, 7th Baronet of Nova Scotia
Biographical Notes
Son of Mungo Maxwell and Mary Cairns; succ. his cousin, Thomas Maxwell, in 1754 after converting to Protestantism. Served in the French infantry; ruined by the collapse of the Ayr Bank. Inspired Sir Walter Scott's Guy Mannering.
Life Dates
1728 - 1786

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