James Carnegie 1692-1730
James CARNEGIE, 5th Earl of Southesk, 1692-1730
Succeeded his father, Charles Carnegie, the 4th Earl of Southesk, in 1700. He supported the restoration of James Stuart in 1715 and fought at the Battle of Sheriffmuir as colonel of the Angus Horse. Following his attainture for high treason and forfeit of his titles and estates, he fled to France and remained there until his death.
Used engraved bookplates:
Franks 5169 (Carnegie), The Right Honble. James, Earl of Southesque, Lord Carnegy of Kinnaird and Leuchars. (Succeeded as 5th Earl 1699; attainted after the rebellion of 1715; died 1729.) 1710.
Franks 5170 (Carnegie), The Right Honourable James, Earl of Southesque, Lord Carnegy of Kinnaird and Leuchars. (A smaller plate.) 1710
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
- The Scots Peerage, Edinburgh, 1904–1914, vol. 8. p. 73–74.