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John Erskine, 23rd and de jure 6th Earl of Mar, KT (1675 – May 1732), Scottish Jacobite, was the eldest son of the 22ndEarl of Mar. He was nicknamed "Bobbing John" for his tendency to shift back and forth from faction to faction. Deprived of office by the King in 1714, John raised the standard of rebellion against the Hanoverians; at the battle of Sheriffmuir in November 1715.
John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar, 1675 - 1732. Leader of the Jacobite Rising of 1715 By Kneller. After the accession of King George I in 1714 Mar fell from favour and became a fervent Jacobite. He headed the Jacobite rebellion of 1715, but as a result of his poor military leadership the Battle of Sherifmuir was inconclusive. Having lost his title and estates, he died in exile in France.
Medieval, Iona Abbey, Isle of Mull, Scotland ~ oldest and most important religious centres in Western Europe. The abbey was a focal point for the spread of Christianity throughout Scotland and marks the foundation of a monastic community by St. Columba, when Iona was part of the Kingdom of Dál Riata. Said it was built in 563 by Columba, Iona and Columba's 12 companions.