Leslie, David

Leslie, David,

d. 1682, Scottish military commander. After serving in the Swedish army, he was a major general under his uncle, Alexander Leslie, 1st earl of LevenLeven, Alexander Leslie, 1st earl of
, 1580?–1661, Scottish general. He served in the Swedish army some 30 years, being knighted by Gustavus II and fighting in the Thirty Years War.
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, in the Scottish army that joined the forces of Oliver Cromwell in defeating the royalists at Marston Moor (1644). He defeated James Graham, earl of MontroseMontrose, James Graham, 5th earl and 1st marquess of
, 1612–50, Scottish nobleman and soldier.
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, at Philiphaugh in 1645. By 1650 he himself was supporting Charles II and as commander of the Scottish royalists was defeated by Oliver Cromwell at Dunbar (1650). After Charles's defeat at Worcester, Leslie was imprisoned (1651–60). He was created (1661) Baron Newark after the Restoration.
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A loving husband of the late Audrey, loving father to Lee, Michelle and Chris, brother of Kevin, Leslie, David and Harold, also a loving grandad and father-in-law.
In the stand: Former Town boss Peter Jackson and ex-chairmen Graham Leslie, David Taylor and Geoff Headey.
Loving mum of Leslie, David, June, Janice and Ian, motherinlaw of Joan, Lilian, Peter, Paul and Veronica.
CREW Rachel , who came up with the lifeboat name Storm Rider, with RNLI Newbiggin crew, from left, Peter Leslie, David Bryant and Michael Brown
Mr McGettigan is survived by his parents and siblings Paul, Eric, Leslie, David, Jimmy, Cora, Ursula, Donna and Sandra.