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Lovat, Simon Fraser (1667-1747), a Scottish nobleman, was born in Ross-shire. In 1683 he graduated at Aberdeen, and was a good classical scholar. In 1694 he received a commission in King William's army, and in 1699 succeeded to the title, having meantime been outlawed for abduction. He appears to have played a double game in politics between the Government and the Jacobites, and lost his head after the rising of the 'Forty-five.