This portrait of Sir James Murray is a detail from a painting by John Thomas Seton, of James and his half brother John. James was the 7th Baronet and John out-lived him to become the 8th Baronet. He served in several infantry regiments and was wounded in the War of American Independence. He was a staff officer on the continent and was wounded again at the Helder. In 1811, he lost an eye when a powder flask exploded. Complications set in and he died on 26th April at the age of 56.
1755 Born, and educated at Westminster School
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