Earl

Earl is in Scotland Lords Temporal.

1333 Battle of Halidon Hill

1371 Coronation of King Robert II of Scotland

1424 Battle of Verneuil

1580 Earldoms of Lennox and March Swapped

1584 Raid of Ruthven

1600 Baptism of Prince Charles

1630 Baptism of future Charles II

1660 December Creation of Baronets and Peerages

1661 Creation of Baronets and Peerages by Charles II Post Coronation

1664 Battle of Tangier

1703 Sinking of the Gloucester

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Abercorn

On 10 Apr 1606 James Hamilton 1st Earl Abercorn (age 30) was created 1st Earl Abercorn. Marion Boyd Countess Abercorn (age 23) by marriage Countess Abercorn.

On 23 Mar 1618 James Hamilton 1st Earl Abercorn (age 42) died. On 23 Mar 1618 His son James Hamilton 2nd Earl Abercorn (age 14) succeeded 2nd Earl Abercorn.

In 1670 James Hamilton 2nd Earl Abercorn (age 66) died. His son George Hamilton 3rd Earl Abercorn (age 34) succeeded 3rd Earl Abercorn. His brother Claud Hamilton 2nd Baron Hamilton of Strabane succeeded 2nd Baron Hamilton of Strabane.

Before 1683 George Hamilton 3rd Earl Abercorn (age 47) died in Padua on his way to Rome, Italy. His first cousin once removed Claud Hamilton 4th Earl Abercorn (age 23) succeeded 4th Earl Abercorn.

In 1691 Claud Hamilton 4th Earl Abercorn (age 32) died. His brother Charles Hamilton 5th Earl Abercorn (age 31) succeeded 5th Earl Abercorn.

In Jun 1701 Charles Hamilton 5th Earl Abercorn (age 41) died in Strabane without issue. His second cousin James Hamilton 6th Earl Abercorn (age 40) succeeded 6th Earl Abercorn.

On 28 Nov 1734 James Hamilton 6th Earl Abercorn (age 73) died. His son James Hamilton 7th Earl Abercorn (age 48) succeeded 7th Earl Abercorn. Anne Plumer Countess Abercorn (age 44) by marriage Countess Abercorn.

On 11 Jan 1744 James Hamilton 7th Earl Abercorn (age 57) died. His son James Hamilton 8th Earl Abercorn (age 31) succeeded 8th Earl Abercorn.

On 09 Oct 1789 James Hamilton 8th Earl Abercorn (age 76) died. His nephew John Hamilton 1st Marquess Abercorn (age 33) succeeded 9th Earl Abercorn. Catherine Moyle Marchioness Abercorn (age 29) by marriage Countess Abercorn.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Aberdeen

On 13 Nov 1682 George Gordon 1st Earl Aberdeen (age 45) was created 1st Earl Aberdeen.

On 20 Apr 1720 George Gordon 1st Earl Aberdeen (age 82) died. His son William Gordon 2nd Earl Aberdeen (age 41) succeeded 2nd Earl Aberdeen. Anne Gordon Duchess Mantua by marriage Duchess Mantua.

On 30 Mar 1746 William Gordon 2nd Earl Aberdeen (age 67) died. His son George Gordon 3rd Earl Aberdeen (age 23) succeeded 3rd Earl Aberdeen. Catherine Elizabeth Hanson Couness Aberdeen (age 16) by marriage Countess Aberdeen.

On 13 Aug 1801 George Gordon 3rd Earl Aberdeen (age 79) died. His grandson George Hamilton-Gordon 4th Earl Aberdeen (age 17) succeeded 4th Earl Aberdeen. His will provided for his illegitimate son Alexander Gorden Cavalry (age 20).

On 28 Jul 1805 George Hamilton-Gordon 4th Earl Aberdeen (age 21) and Catherine Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Aberdeen (age 21) were married. She by marriage Countess Aberdeen. She the daughter of John Hamilton 1st Marquess Abercorn (age 49) and Catherine Moyle Marchioness Abercorn.

On 08 Jul 1815 George Hamilton-Gordon 4th Earl Aberdeen (age 31) and Harriet Douglas Countess Aberdeen (age 23) were married. She by marriage Countess Aberdeen.

On 14 Dec 1860 George Hamilton-Gordon 4th Earl Aberdeen (age 76) died. His son George John Hamilton-Gordon 5th Earl Aberdeen (age 44) succeeded 5th Earl Aberdeen. Mary Bailie-Hamilton Countess Aberdeen (age 46) by marriage Countess Aberdeen.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Airlie

On 25 Sep 1881 David Ogilvy 10th Earl of Airlie (age 55) died. His son David Ogilvy 11th Earl of Airlie (age 25) succeeded 11th Earl Airlie.

On 11 Jun 1900 David Ogilvy 11th Earl of Airlie (age 44) died. His son David Ogilvy 12th Earl of Airlie (age 6) succeeded 12th Earl Airlie.

On 17 Jul 1917 David Ogilvy 12th Earl of Airlie (age 23) and Bridget Coke Countess Airlie (age 26) were married. She by marriage Countess Airlie. She the daughter of Thomas William Coke 3rd Earl of Leicester (age 68) and Alice Emily White Countess Leicester (age 61). He the son of David Ogilvy 11th Earl of Airlie and Mabell Gore Countess Airlie (age 51).

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Airth

On 21 Jan 1633 William Graham 7th Earl Menteith 1st Earl Airth (age 42) was created 1st Earl Airth. Agnes Gray Countess of Menteith and Airth (age 47) by marriage Countess Airth.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Albany

Earl Albany Styled 1541

Before 20 Apr 1541 Robert Stewart 1st Earl Albany was was styled 1st Earl Albany Styled 1541.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Ancram

On 27 Jun 1630 the future Charles II was baptised by Archbishop William Laud (age 56) at Chapel Royal, St James's Palace. Louis XIII King France (age 28) and Marie de Medici Queen Consort France (age 55) were godparents.

Robert Kerr 1st Earl Ancram (age 52) was created 1st Earl Ancram.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Annandale

In 1625 John Murray 1st Earl Annandale was created 1st Earl Annandale.

In 1640 John Murray 1st Earl Annandale died. His son James Murray 2nd Earl Annandale 3rd Viscount Stormont succeeded 2nd Earl Annandale.

In 1658 James Murray 2nd Earl Annandale 3rd Viscount Stormont died. Earl Annandale extinct. David Murray 4th Viscount of Stormont (age 22) succeeded 4th Viscount Stormont.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Athlone

On 07 Nov 1917 Alexander Teck 1st Earl Athlone (age 43) was created 1st Earl Athlone. Princess Alice Countess Athlone (age 34) by marriage Countess Athlone.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Avondale

Before 1424 James "Gross" Douglas 7th Earl Douglas 1st Earl Avondale (age 53) and Beatrice Stewart Countess Douglas and Avondale (age 62) were married. She by marriage Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale. She the daughter of Robert Stewart 1st Duke Albany and Margaret Graham Countess Menteith and Fife. He the son of Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas and Joanna Strathearn Countess Douglas. They were half third cousin once removed. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King John "Lackland" of England.

On 24 Mar 1443 James "Gross" Douglas 7th Earl Douglas 1st Earl Avondale (age 72) died. His son William Douglas 8th Earl Douglas 2nd Earl Avondale (age 18) succeeded 8th Earl Douglas, 2nd Earl Avondale. Margaret "Fair Lady of Galloway" Douglas Countess (age 8) by marriage Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale.

On 22 Feb 1452 William Douglas 8th Earl Douglas 2nd Earl Avondale (age 27) was murdered by King James II of Scotland (age 21) at Edinburgh Castle [Map] for refusing to desist from conspiring with Tiger Earl 4th Earl Crawford (age 29). His brother James Douglas 9th Earl Douglas 3rd Earl Avondale (age 26) succeeded 9th Earl Douglas, 3rd Earl Avondale.

Before 1455 James Douglas 9th Earl Douglas 3rd Earl Avondale (age 29) and Margaret "Fair Lady of Galloway" Douglas Countess (age 19) were married. She by marriage Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale. She had previously married his brother William Douglas 8th Earl Douglas 2nd Earl Avondale; an example of Married to Two Siblings. She the daughter of Archibald Douglas 2nd Duke Touraine and Euphemia Graham Lady Hamilton (age 46). He the son of James "Gross" Douglas 7th Earl Douglas 1st Earl Avondale and Beatrix Sinclair Countess Douglas and Avondale (age 56). They were first cousin once removed.

After 1463 James Douglas 9th Earl Douglas 3rd Earl Avondale (age 37) and Anne Holland Countess Douglas and Avondale were married. She by marriage Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale. She the daughter of John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter and Anne Stafford Duchess Exeter. He the son of James "Gross" Douglas 7th Earl Douglas 1st Earl Avondale and Beatrix Sinclair Countess Douglas and Avondale. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

After 1464 James "Gross" Douglas 7th Earl Douglas 1st Earl Avondale and Beatrix Sinclair Countess Douglas and Avondale were married. She by marriage Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale. The difference in their ages was 27 years. She the daughter of Henry Sinclair 2nd Earl Orkney and Egidia "Fair Maid of Nithsdale" Douglas Countess Orkney. He the son of Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas and Joanna Strathearn Countess Douglas. They were great uncle and niece.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Balfour of Whittingehame of Haddingtonshire

On 05 May 1922 Arthur James Balfour 1st Earl Balfour (age 73) was created 1st Earl Balfour of Whittingehame of Haddingtonshire.

On 19 Mar 1930 Arthur James Balfour 1st Earl Balfour (age 81) died. His brother Gerald Balfour 2nd Earl of Balfour (age 76) succeeded 2nd Earl Balfour of Whittingehame of Haddingtonshire. Elizabeth Bulwer-Lytton Countess Balfour (age 62) by marriage Countess Balfour of Whittingehame of Haddingtonshire.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Breadalbaine and Holland

On 13 Aug 1681 John Campbell 1st Earl Breadalbaine and Holland (age 45) was created 1st Earl Breadalbaine and Holland. Mary Campbell Countess Breadalbaine and Holland by marriage Countess Breadalbaine and Holland.

On 19 Mar 1717 John Campbell 1st Earl Breadalbaine and Holland (age 80) died. On 19 Mar 1717 His son John Campbell 2nd Earl Breadalbaine and Holland (age 54) succeeded 2nd Earl Breadalbaine and Holland. Henrietta Villiers Countess Breadalbaine and Holland by marriage Countess Breadalbaine and Holland.

On 23 Feb 1752 John Campbell 2nd Earl Breadalbaine and Holland (age 89) died. His son John Campbell 3rd Earl Breadalbaine and Holland (age 55) succeeded 3rd Earl Breadalbaine and Holland. Arbella Pershall Countess Breadalbaine and Holland by marriage Countess Breadalbaine and Holland.

On 26 Jan 1782 John Campbell 3rd Earl Breadalbaine and Holland (age 85) died. His third cousin John Campbell 1st Marquess Breadalbane (age 19) succeeded 4th Earl Breadalbaine and Holland.

On 29 Mar 1834 John Campbell 1st Marquess Breadalbane (age 71) died at Taymouth Castle. His son John Campbell 2nd Marquess Breadalbane (age 37) succeeded 2nd Marquess Breadalbane, 5th Earl Breadalbaine and Holland.

On 08 Nov 1862 John Campbell 2nd Marquess Breadalbane (age 66) died in Switzerland. Marquess Breadalbane extinct. His fourth cousin twice removed John Alexander Campbell 6th Earl Breadalbaine and Holland (age 38) succeeded 6th Earl Breadalbaine and Holland.

On 20 Mar 1871 John Alexander Campbell 6th Earl Breadalbaine and Holland (age 46) died. His son Gavin Campbell 1st Marquess Breadalbane (age 19) succeeded 7th Earl Breadalbaine and Holland.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Buccleuch

On 16 May 1619 Walter Scott 1st Earl Buccleuch (age 13) was created 1st Earl Buccleuch. Mary Hay Countess Buccleuch by marriage Countess Buccleuch.

On 20 Nov 1633 Walter Scott 1st Earl Buccleuch (age 27) died. His son Francis Scott 2nd Earl Buccleuch (age 6) succeeded 2nd Earl Buccleuch.

On 25 Jul 1646 Francis Scott 2nd Earl Buccleuch (age 19) and Margaret Leslie Countess Buccleuch and Wemyss (age 26) were married. She by marriage Countess Buccleuch. She the daughter of John Leslie 6th Earl Rothes and Anne Erskine Countess of Rothes. He the son of Walter Scott 1st Earl Buccleuch and Mary Hay Countess Buccleuch. They were half third cousins.

On 22 Nov 1651 Francis Scott 2nd Earl Buccleuch (age 24) died. His daughter Mary Scott 3rd Countess Buccleuch (age 4) succeeded 3rd Countess Buccleuch.

On 11 Mar 1661 Mary Scott 3rd Countess Buccleuch (age 13) died. Her sister Anne Scott Duchess Monmouth and Buccleuch (age 10) succeeded 4th Countess Buccleuch.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Callendar

In 1685 Alexander Livingston 2nd Earl Callendar died. His nephew Alexander Livingstone 3rd Earl Callendar succeeded 3rd Earl Callendar.

In Dec 1692 Alexander Livingstone 3rd Earl Callendar died. His son James Livingston 5th Earl Linlithgow 4th Earl Callendar succeeded 4th Earl Callendar.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Cromartie

On 01 Jan 1703 George Mackenzie 1st Earl Cromartie (age 73) was created 1st Earl Cromartie. Margaret Wemyss Countess Cromartie 3rd Countess Wemyss (age 44) by marriage Countess Cromartie.

In 1714 John Mackenzie 2nd Earl Cromartie (age 58) succeeded 2nd Earl Cromartie. Elizabeth Gordon Countess Cromartie by marriage Countess Cromartie.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Dalhousie

On 26 Jun 1633 William Ramsay 1st Earl Dalhousie was created 1st Earl Dalhousie. Margaret Carnegie Countess Dalhousie (age 34) by marriage Countess Dalhousie.

In Nov 1672 William Ramsay 1st Earl Dalhousie died. His son George Ramsay 2nd Earl Dalhousie (age 50) succeeded 2nd Earl Dalhousie. Anne Fleming Countess Dalhousie by marriage Countess Dalhousie.

In Jul 1880 John William Maule Ramsay 13th Earl Dalhousie (age 33) succeeded 13th Earl Dalhousie. Ida Louise Bennet Countess Dalhousie (age 23) by marriage Countess Dalhousie.

On 25 Nov 1887 John William Maule Ramsay 13th Earl Dalhousie (age 40) died. His son Arthur Ramsay 14th Earl Dalhousie (age 9) succeeded 14th Earl Dalhousie.

On 14 Jul 1903 Arthur Ramsay 14th Earl Dalhousie (age 24) and Mary Heathcote-Willoughby-Drummond Countess Dalhousie (age 25) were married. She by marriage Countess Dalhousie. She the daughter of Gilbert Henry Heathcote Drummond Willoughby 1st Earl Ancaster (age 72) and Evelyn Elizabeth Gordon Countess Ancaster (age 57). He the son of John William Maule Ramsay 13th Earl Dalhousie and Ida Louise Bennet Countess Dalhousie.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Dalkeith

On 02 Jan 1694 James Scott (age 19) and Henrietta Hyde Countess Dalkeith (age 17) were married. She by marriage Countess Dalkeith. She the daughter of Lawrence Hyde 1st Earl Rochester (age 51) and Henrietta Boyle Countess Rochester. He the son of James Scott 1st Duke Monmouth 1st Duke Buccleuch and Anne Scott Duchess Monmouth and Buccleuch (age 42). He a grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Deloraine

In 1706 Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine (age 30) was created 1st Earl Deloraine.

Before 1710 Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine (age 34) and Anne Duncombe Countess Deloraine were married. She by marriage Countess Deloraine. He the son of James Scott 1st Duke Monmouth 1st Duke Buccleuch and Anne Scott Duchess Monmouth and Buccleuch (age 58). He a grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

In 1726 Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine (age 50) and Mary Howard Countess Deloraine (age 26) were married. She by marriage Countess Deloraine. The difference in their ages was 24 years. He the son of James Scott 1st Duke Monmouth 1st Duke Buccleuch and Anne Scott Duchess Monmouth and Buccleuch (age 74). He a grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 25 Dec 1730 Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine (age 54) died. His son Francis Scott 2nd Earl Deloraine (age 20) succeeded 2nd Earl Deloraine.

On 29 Oct 1732 Francis Scott 2nd Earl Deloraine (age 22) and Mary Lister Countess of Deloraine (age 27) were married. She by marriage Countess Deloraine. He the son of Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine and Anne Duncombe Countess Deloraine. He a great grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 06 Jul 1737 Francis Scott 2nd Earl Deloraine (age 26) and Mary Scrope Countess of Deloraine (age 24) were married at Cockerington, Lincolnshire. She by marriage Countess Deloraine. He the son of Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine and Anne Duncombe Countess Deloraine. He a great grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 10 Apr 1739 Francis Scott 2nd Earl Deloraine (age 28) died. He was buried at Lincoln Cathedral [Map]. His brother Henry Scott 3rd Earl Deloraine (age 27) succeeded 3rd Earl Deloraine.

Francis Scott 2nd Earl Deloraine: On 05 Oct 1710 he was born to Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine and Anne Duncombe Countess Deloraine. He a great grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland. On 25 Dec 1730 Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine died. His son Francis Scott 2nd Earl Deloraine succeeded 2nd Earl Deloraine. On 29 Oct 1732 Francis Scott 2nd Earl Deloraine and Mary Lister Countess of Deloraine were married. She by marriage Countess Deloraine. He the son of Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine and Anne Duncombe Countess Deloraine. He a great grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland. On 06 Jul 1737 Francis Scott 2nd Earl Deloraine and Mary Scrope Countess of Deloraine were married at Cockerington, Lincolnshire. She by marriage Countess Deloraine. He the son of Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine and Anne Duncombe Countess Deloraine. He a great grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

Henry Scott 3rd Earl Deloraine: In 1712 he was born to Henry Scott 1st Earl Deloraine and Anne Duncombe Countess Deloraine. He a great grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland. In 1740 Henry Scott 3rd Earl Deloraine died.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Dirletoun

Around 1646 James Maxwell 1st Earl Dirletoun was created 1st Earl Dirletoun.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Drumlanrig

On 23 Dec 1810 Charles Douglas 6th Marquess Queensberry (age 33) succeeded 6th Marquess Queensberry, 6th Earl Drumlanrig, 8th Lord Douglas Hawick.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Dumbarton

George Douglas 1st Earl Dumbarton was created 1st Earl Dumbarton.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Dumfries

In 1633 William Crichton 1st Earl Dumfries was created 1st Earl Dumfries.

In 1642 or 1643 William Crichton 1st Earl Dumfries died. His son William Crichton 2nd Earl of Dumfries (age 44) succeeded 2nd Earl Dumfries.

In 1691 William Crichton 2nd Earl of Dumfries (age 93) died. His grandson William Crichton 3rd Earl of Dumfries succeeded 3rd Earl Dumfries.

In 1694 William Crichton 3rd Earl of Dumfries died. His sister Penelope Crichton 4th Countess of Dumfries succeeded 4th Countess Dumfries.

On 02 Apr 1731 Anne Gordon Countess Dumfries (age 22) by marriage Countess Dumfries.

On 02 Apr 1731 William Dalrymple Crichton 5th Earl Dumfries 4th Earl of Stair (age 32) and Anne Gordon Countess Dumfries (age 22) were married. She by marriage Countess Dumfries. She the daughter of William Gordon 2nd Earl Aberdeen (age 52) and Mary Melville. He the son of Colonel William Dalrymple Earl Dumfries (age 57) and Penelope Crichton 4th Countess of Dumfries.

In 1742 Penelope Crichton 4th Countess of Dumfries died. Her son William Dalrymple Crichton 5th Earl Dumfries 4th Earl of Stair (age 43) succeeded 5th Earl Dumfries.

On 19 Jun 1762 William Dalrymple Crichton 5th Earl Dumfries 4th Earl of Stair (age 63) and Anne Duff Countess Dumfries (age 24) were married. She by marriage Countess Dumfries. The difference in their ages was 39 years. He the son of Colonel William Dalrymple Earl Dumfries (age 88) and Penelope Crichton 4th Countess of Dumfries.

On 27 Jul 1768 William Dalrymple Crichton 5th Earl Dumfries 4th Earl of Stair (age 69) died. Patrick Mcdouall Crichton 6th Earl Dumfries (age 41) succeeded 6th Earl Dumfries. His first cousin John Dalrymple 5th Earl of Stair (age 48) succeeded 4th Earl of Stair.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Dunbar

On 03 Jul 1605 George Home 1st Earl Dunbar (age 49) was created 1st Earl Dunbar. Elizabeth Gordon Countess Dunbar (age 30) by marriage Countess Dunbar.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Dundonald

In 1669 William Cochrane 1st Earl Dundonald (age 64) was created 1st Earl Dundonald.

In Nov 1685 William Cochrane 1st Earl Dundonald (age 80) died. His grandson John Cochrane 2nd Earl Dundonald (age 25) succeeded 2nd Earl Dundonald.

In 1690 John Cochrane 2nd Earl Dundonald (age 30) died. His son William Cochrane 3rd Earl Dundonald (age 4) succeeded 3rd Earl Dundonald.

On 19 Nov 1705 William Cochrane 3rd Earl Dundonald (age 19) died. His brother John Cochrane 4th Earl Dundonald (age 18) succeeded 4th Earl Dundonald.

On 31 Oct 1778 Thomas Cochrane 8th Earl of Dundonald (age 87) died. His son Archibald Cochrane 9th Earl of Dundonald (age 30) succeeded 9th Earl Dundonald.

On 01 Jul 1831 Archibald Cochrane 9th Earl of Dundonald (age 83) died. His son Thomas Cochrane 10th Earl Dundonald (age 55) succeeded 9th Earl Dundonald.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Dunfermline

In 1605 Alexander Seton 1st Earl Dunfermline (age 50) was created 1st Earl Dunfermline. Grizel Leslie Countess Dunfermline by marriage Countess Dunfermline.

After 15 Nov 1607 Alexander Seton 1st Earl Dunfermline (age 52) and Margaret Hay Countess Dunfermline were married. She by marriage Countess Dunfermline. They were second cousin once removed.

On 16 Jun 1622 Alexander Seton 1st Earl Dunfermline (age 67) died. His son Charles Seton 2nd Earl Dunfermline (age 6) succeeded 2nd Earl Dunfermline.

On 11 May 1672 Charles Seton 2nd Earl Dunfermline (age 56) died. His son Alexander Seton 3rd Earl Dunfermline (age 29) succeeded 3rd Earl Dunfermline.

On 27 Oct 1677 Alexander Seton 3rd Earl Dunfermline (age 35) died. James Seton 4th Earl Dunfermline 1643-1694 succeeded 4th Earl Dunfermline.

Around 06 Jul 1682 James Seton 4th Earl Dunfermline (age 39) and Jean Gordon Countess Dunfermline were married. She by marriage Countess Dunfermline. She the daughter of Lewis Gordon 3rd Marquess Huntly. He the son of Charles Seton 2nd Earl Dunfermline and Mary Douglas Countess Dunfermline. They were third cousins.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Dunmore

In 1686 Charles Murray 1st Earl Dunmore (age 25) was created 1st Earl Dunmore.

On 19 Apr 1710 Charles Murray 1st Earl Dunmore (age 49) died. His son John Murray 2nd Earl Dunmore (age 24) succeeded 2nd Earl Dunmore.

On 18 Apr 1752 John Murray 2nd Earl Dunmore (age 66) died. His brother William Murray 3rd Earl Dunmore (age 56) succeeded 3rd Earl Dunmore.

On 01 Dec 1756 William Murray 3rd Earl Dunmore (age 60) died at Lincoln, Lincolnshire [Map]. His son John Murray 4th Earl Dunmore (age 26) succeeded 4th Earl Dunmore. Charlotte Stewart Countess Dunmore (age 26) by marriage Countess Dunmore.

On 25 Feb 1809 John Murray 4th Earl Dunmore (age 79) died. His son George Murray 5th Earl Dunmore (age 46) succeeded 5th Earl Dunmore. Susan Hamilton Countess Dunmore (age 35) by marriage Countess Dunmore.

On 27 Sep 1836 Alexander Murray 6th Earl Dunmore (age 32) and Catherine Herbert Countess Dunmore (age 21) were married at Frankfurt. She by marriage Countess Dunmore. She the daughter of George Augustus Herbert 11th Earl Pembroke 8th Earl Montgomery and Yekaterina Semyonovna Vorontsova Countess Pembroke and Montgomery (age 51). He the son of George Murray 5th Earl Dunmore (age 74) and Susan Hamilton Countess Dunmore (age 62).

On 11 Nov 1836 George Murray 5th Earl Dunmore (age 74) died at Glen Finart. His son Alexander Murray 6th Earl Dunmore (age 32) succeeded 6th Earl Dunmore, 2nd Baron Dunmore of Dunmore in the Forest of Athole in Perthshire.

On 27 Aug 1907 Charles Adolphus Murray 7th Earl Dunmore (age 66) died. His son Alexander Murray 8th Earl of Dunmore (age 36) succeeded 8th Earl Dunmore, 4th Baron Dunmore of Dunmore in the Forest of Athole in Perthshire. Lucinda Dorothea Kemble Countess Dunmore by marriage Countess Dunmore.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Egremont

In 1749 Algernon Seymour 7th Duke of Somerset (age 64) was created 1st Earl Egremont. Frances Thynne Duchess Somerset (age 49) by marriage Countess Egremont.

On 12 Mar 1751 Charles Wyndham 2nd Earl Egremont (age 40) and Alicia Carpenter Countess Egremont (age 25) were married. She by marriage Countess Egremont.

On 21 Aug 1763 Charles Wyndham 2nd Earl Egremont (age 53) died. His son George O'Brien Wyndham 3rd Earl Egremont (age 11) succeeded 3rd Earl Egremont, 5th Baronet Wyndham of Orchard in Somerset.

In 1801 George O'Brien Wyndham 3rd Earl Egremont (age 49) and Elizabeth Ilive Countess Egremont (age 32) were married. She by marriage Countess Egremont. He the son of Charles Wyndham 2nd Earl Egremont and Alicia Carpenter Countess Egremont.

On 11 Nov 1837 George O'Brien Wyndham 3rd Earl Egremont (age 85) died at Petworth House. His nephew George Wyndham 4th Earl Egremont (age 51) succeeded 4th Earl Egremont, 6th Baronet Wyndham of Orchard in Somerset. Jane Roberts Countess Egremont by marriage Countess Egremont. His left Petworth House to his illegitimate son George Wyndham 1st Baron Leconfield (age 50).

On 02 Apr 1845 George Wyndham 4th Earl Egremont (age 58) died without issue at Silverton Park, Devon. Earl Egremont, Baronet Wyndham of Orchard in Somerset extinct.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Findlater

On 20 Feb 1638 James Ogilvy 1st Earl Findlater (age 43) was re-created 1st Earl Findlater with a special remainder to his eldest daughter's husband, Sir Patrick Ogilvy, provided Sir Patrick styled himseld Lord Deskford and Inchmartine..

On 20 Feb 1638 James Ogilvy 1st Earl Findlater (age 43) was created 1st Earl Findlater with remainder to heirs male of his body succeeding to his estates.

In 1652 James Ogilvy 1st Earl Findlater (age 57) died without male issue. Patrick Ogilvy 2nd Earl Findlater succeeded 2nd Earl Findlater.

In 1711 James Ogilvy 3rd Earl Findlater died. His son James Ogilvy 1st Earl Seafield 4th Earl Findlater (age 47) succeeded 4th Earl Findlater.

On 15 Aug 1730 James Ogilvy 1st Earl Seafield 4th Earl Findlater (age 67) died. His son James Ogilvy 5th Earl Findlater 2nd Earl Seafield (age 41) succeeded 5th Earl Findlater, 2nd Earl Seafield. Sophia Hope Countess Findlater (age 28) by marriage Countess Findlater.

On 09 Jul 1764 James Ogilvy 5th Earl Findlater 2nd Earl Seafield (age 75) died. His son James Ogilvy 6th Earl Findlater 3rd Earl Seafield (age 50) succeeded 6th Earl Findlater, 3rd Earl Seafield. Mary Murray Countess Findlater (age 44) by marriage Countess Findlater.

On 03 Nov 1770 James Ogilvy 6th Earl Findlater 3rd Earl Seafield (age 56) committed suicide. His son James Ogilvy 7th Earl Findlater 4th Earl Seafield (age 20) succeeded 7th Earl Findlater, 4th Earl Seafield.

On 05 Oct 1811 James Ogilvy 7th Earl Findlater 4th Earl Seafield (age 61) died without issue. Earl Findlater extinct. His first cousin James Grant 5th Earl Seafield succeeded 5th Earl Seafield since he was the son of Margaret Ogilvy daughter of James Ogilvy 5th Earl Findlater 2nd Earl Seafield.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Gowrie

On 23 Aug 1581 William Ruthven 1st Earl Gowrie (age 38) was created 1st Earl Gowrie. Dorothea Stewart Countess Gowrie by marriage Countess Gowrie.

On 03 May 1584 William Ruthven 1st Earl Gowrie (age 41) was beheaded at Stirling Castle [Map] for continuing to rebel against the King. His son James Ruthven 2nd Earl Gowrie (age 8) succeeded 2nd Earl Gowrie

In 1588 James Ruthven 2nd Earl Gowrie (age 12) died. His brother John Ruthven 3rd Earl Gowrie (age 11) succeeded 3rd Earl Gowrie.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Hopetoun

On 15 Apr 1703 Charles Hope 1st Earl Hopetoun (age 22) was created 1st Earl Hopetoun by Queen Anne of England Scotland and Ireland (age 38) in recognitions of his father having given up his seat in a lifeboat to the Duke of York during the Sinking of the Gloucester; his father subsequently drowned.

On 26 Feb 1742 Charles Hope 1st Earl Hopetoun (age 61) died. His son John Hope 2nd Earl Hopetoun (age 37) succeeded 2nd Earl Hopetoun. Anne Ogilvy Countess Hopetoun (age 32) by marriage Countess Hopetoun.

On 30 Sep 1762 John Hope 2nd Earl Hopetoun (age 58) and Jane Oliphant Countess Hopetoun were married. She by marriage Countess Hopetoun. He the son of Charles Hope 1st Earl Hopetoun and Henrietta Johnstone.

On 12 Feb 1781 John Hope 2nd Earl Hopetoun (age 76) died. His son James Hope Johnstone 3rd Earl Hopetoun (age 39) succeeded 3rd Earl Hopetoun.

On 29 May 1816 James Hope Johnstone 3rd Earl Hopetoun (age 74) died. His half brother John Hope 4th Earl Hopetoun (age 50) succeeded 4th Earl Hopetoun.

On 27 Aug 1823 John Hope 4th Earl Hopetoun (age 58) died. His son John Hope 5th Earl Hopetoun (age 20) succeeded 5th Earl Hopetoun.

In 1843 John Hope 5th Earl Hopetoun (age 40) died. His son John Alexander Hope 6th Earl Hopetoun (age 12) succeeded 6th Earl Hopetoun.

In 1873 John Alexander Hope 6th Earl Hopetoun (age 42) died. His son John Hope 1st Marquess Linlithgow (age 12) succeeded 7th Earl Hopetoun.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Kellie

In Mar 1619 Thomas Erskine 1st Earl Kellie (age 53) was created 1st Earl Kellie. Elizabeth Pierrepont Countess Kellie (age 51) by marriage Countess Kellie.

On 12 Jun 1639 Thomas Erskine 1st Earl Kellie (age 73) died. His grandson Thomas Erskine 2nd Earl Kellie succeeded 2nd Earl Kellie.

In 1643 Thomas Erskine 2nd Earl Kellie died. His brother Alexander Erskine 3rd Earl Kellie (age 28) succeeded 3rd Earl Kellie.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Kilmarnock

In Aug 1661 King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland (age 31) created new Baronetcies and Peerages ...

02 Aug 1661 Thomas Carew 1st Baronet (age 29) was created 1st Baronet Carew of Haccombe in Devon.

04 Aug 1661 John Chichester 1st Baronet (age 38) was created 1st Baronet Chichester of Raleigh in Devon.

07 Aug 1661 Mark Milbanke 1st Baronet (age 23) was created 1st Baronet Milbanke of Halnaby in Yorkshire. Elizabeth Acklom Lady Milbanke by marriage Lady Milbanke of Halnaby in Yorkshire.

17 Aug 1661 William Boyd 1st Earl Kilmarnock (age 15) was created 1st Earl Kilmarnock.

In 1692 William Boyd 2nd Earl Kilmarnock (age 16) died. His son William Boyd 3rd Earl Kilmarnock succeeded 3rd Earl Kilmarnock.

In 1692 William Boyd 1st Earl Kilmarnock (age 46) died. His son William Boyd 2nd Earl Kilmarnock (age 16) succeeded 2nd Earl Kilmarnock.

In 1717 William Boyd 3rd Earl Kilmarnock (age 25) died. His son William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock (age 11) succeeded 4th Earl Kilmarnock.

William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock and Anne Livingston Countess Kilmarnock were married. She by marriage Countess Kilmarnock. She the daughter of James Livingston 5th Earl Linlithgow 4th Earl Callendar and Margaret Hay Countess Linlithgow. He the son of William Boyd 3rd Earl Kilmarnock.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Kinghorne

In 1606 Patrick Lyon 1st Earl Kinghorne (age 31) was created 1st Earl Kinghorne.

In 1615 Patrick Lyon 1st Earl Kinghorne (age 40) died. His son John Lyon 2nd Earl Kinghorne (age 19) succeeded 2nd Earl Kinghorne.

On 09 Jun 1618 John Lyon 2nd Earl Kinghorne (age 22) and Margaret Erskine Countess Kinghorne (age 19) were married. She by marriage Countess Kinghorne. She the daughter of John Erskine 19th Earl Mar (age 56) and Mary Stewart Countess Mar (age 36). He the son of Patrick Lyon 1st Earl Kinghorne.

After 1644 John Lyon 2nd Earl Kinghorne (age 48) and Elizabeth Maule Countess Kinghorne and Linlithgow (age 22) were married. She by marriage Countess Kinghorne. The difference in their ages was 26 years. She the daughter of Patrick Maule 1st Earl Panmure (age 58) and Frances Stanhope. He the son of Patrick Lyon 1st Earl Kinghorne.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Lennox

Earl Lennox

In 1571 Charles Stewart 5th Earl Lennox (age 13) was created 1st Earl Lennox by older brother King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland (age 4) who had inherited the Earl Lennox when he became King.

Earl Lennox

On 16 Jun 1578 Robert Stewart 1st Earl Lennox 1st Earl March (age 56) was created 1st Earl Lennox.

On 06 Jan 1579 Robert Stewart 1st Earl Lennox 1st Earl March (age 57) and Elizabeth Stewart Countess Arran Countess Lennox and March (age 30) were married. She by marriage Countess Lennox. The difference in their ages was 27 years. She the daughter of John Stewart 4th Earl Atholl and Elizabeth Gordon Countess Atholl. He the son of John Stewart 3rd Earl Lennox and Isabel or Elizabeth Stewart Countess Lennox. They were first cousin twice removed. He a great x 4 grandson of King Edward III of England.

On 05 Mar 1580 Robert Stewart 1st Earl Lennox 1st Earl March (age 58) resigned Earl Lennox. On the same day he was created 1st Earl March. Elizabeth Stewart Countess Arran Countess Lennox and March (age 31) by marriage Countess March.

On the same day Esme Stewart 1st Duke Lennox (age 38) was created 1st Earl Lennox by King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland (age 13) for being his favourite. Catherine Balsac Duchess Lennox by marriage Lord Aubigny.

Earl Lennox

On 05 Mar 1580 Robert Stewart 1st Earl Lennox 1st Earl March (age 58) resigned Earl Lennox. On the same day he was created 1st Earl March. Elizabeth Stewart Countess Arran Countess Lennox and March (age 31) by marriage Countess March.

On the same day Esme Stewart 1st Duke Lennox (age 38) was created 1st Earl Lennox by King James I of England and Ireland and VI of Scotland (age 13) for being his favourite. Catherine Balsac Duchess Lennox by marriage Lord Aubigny.

Earl Lennox

On 26 May 1583 Esme Stewart 1st Duke Lennox (age 41) died. His son Ludovic Stewart 2nd Duke Lennox 1st Duke Richmond (age 8) succeeded 2nd Duke Lennox, 2nd Earl Lennox.

Earl Lennox

In 1250 Malcolm Lennox 1st Earl Lennox was created 1st Earl Lennox.

In 1303 Malcolm Lennox 1st Earl Lennox died. His son Malcolm Lennox 2nd Earl Lennox succeeded 2nd Earl Lennox.

On 19 Jul 1333 King Edward III of England (age 20) defeated the Scots army at the Battle of Halidon Hill near Berwick on Tweed [Map]. John of Eltham 1st Earl Cornwall (age 16) commanded.

English archers, just as at the Battle of Dupplin Moor one year previously, had a significant impact on the massed ranks of Scottish schiltrons. Edward's army included: Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk (age 33), who commanded the right wing, Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (age 56), Robert Pierrepont, Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon (age 30), Henry Beaumont Earl Buchan (age 54) and John Sully (age 50). One of the few English casualties was John Neville (age 34) who was killed.

The Scottish army included King David II of Scotland (age 9). Alexander Bruce, Alan Stewart (age 61), James Stewart (age 57), John Stewart, William Douglas 1st Earl Atholl, Archibald Douglas (age 35) who were all killed.

Hugh 4th Earl Ross (age 36) was killed. His son William 5th Earl Ross succeeded 5th Earl Ross.

Malcolm Lennox 2nd Earl Lennox was killed. His son Domhnall Lennox Earl Lennox succeeded Earl Lennox.

Kenneth de Moravia Sutherland 4th Earl Sutherland was killed. His son William de Moravia Sutherland 5th Earl Sutherland succeeded 5th Earl Sutherland. Johanna Menteith Countess Sutherland by marriage Countess Sutherland.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Leven

In 1641 Alexander Leslie 1st Earl Leven (age 61) was created 1st Earl Leven by King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland (age 40).

On 04 Apr 1661 Alexander Leslie 1st Earl Leven (age 81) died. His grandson Alexander Leslie 2nd Earl Leven (age 23) succeeded 2nd Earl Leven. Margaret Howard Countess Leven (age 26) by marriage Countess Leven.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Linlithgow

On 25 Dec 1600 Alexander Livingston 1st Earl Linlithgow was created 1st Earl Linlithgow on the occasion of the Baptism of Prince Charles.

In 1621 Alexander Livingston 1st Earl Linlithgow died. His son Alexander Livingston 2nd Earl Linlithgow succeeded 2nd Earl Linlithgow.

In 1695 George Livingston 4th Earl Linlithgow died. His nephew James Livingston 5th Earl Linlithgow 4th Earl Callendar succeeded 5th Earl Linlithgow.

After May 1707 James Livingston 5th Earl Linlithgow 4th Earl Callendar and Margaret Hay Countess Linlithgow were married. She by marriage Countess Linlithgow. She the daughter of John Hay 12th Earl Erroll and Anne Drummond Countess Erroll. He the son of Alexander Livingstone 3rd Earl Callendar and Anne Graham. They were half second cousin twice removed.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Livingston

In 1648 Alexander Livingston 2nd Earl Linlithgow died. His son George Livingston 3rd Earl Linlithgow (age 31) succeeded 3rd Earl Livingston.

On 30 Jul 1650 George Livingston 3rd Earl Linlithgow (age 34) and Elizabeth Maule Countess Kinghorne and Linlithgow were married. She by marriage Countess Livingston. She the daughter of Patrick Maule 1st Earl Panmure (age 65) and Frances Stanhope. He the son of Alexander Livingston 2nd Earl Linlithgow and Elizabeth Gordon.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Lonsdale

Earl Lonsdale

On 24 May 1784 James Lowther 1st Earl Lonsdale (age 47) was created 1st Earl Lonsdale. Mary Stuart Countess Lonsdale (age 43) by marriage Countess Lonsdale.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Lothian

In 1606 Mark Kerr 1st Earl Lothian (age 53) was created 1st Earl Lothian.

On 08 Apr 1609 Mark Kerr 1st Earl Lothian (age 56) died. His son Robert Kerr 2nd Earl Lothian (age 35) succeeded 2nd Earl Lothian. Annabel Campbell Countess Lothian by marriage Countess Lothian.

Earl Lothian

In 1631 William Kerr 1st Earl Lothian (age 26) was created 1st Earl Lothian.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Minto of Minto in Roxburghshire

In 1813 Gilbert Elliot 1st Earl Minto (age 61) was created 1st Earl Minto of Minto in Roxburghshire. Anna-Maria Amyand Countess Minto (age 60) by marriage Countess Minto of Minto in Roxburghshire.

On 21 Jun 1814 Gilbert Elliot 1st Earl Minto (age 63) died at his home 4 Prince's Terrace, Kensington. He was buried in Westminster Abbey [Map]. His son Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound 2nd Earl Minto (age 31) succeeded 2nd Earl Minto of Minto in Roxburghshire, 5th Baronet Elliot of Minto.

On 31 Jul 1859 Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound 2nd Earl Minto (age 76) died. His son Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound 3rd Earl Minto (age 45) succeeded 3rd Earl Minto of Minto in Roxburghshire, 6th Baronet Elliot of Minto.

On 17 Mar 1891 Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound 3rd Earl Minto (age 76) died. His son Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound 4th Earl Minto (age 45) succeeded 4th Earl Minto of Minto in Roxburghshire, 7th Baronet Elliot of Minto.

On 01 Mar 1914 Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound 4th Earl Minto (age 68) died. His daughter Victor Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound 5th Countess Minto (age 23) succeeded 5th Countess Minto of Minto in Roxburghshire, 8th Lady Elliot of Minto.

Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound 4th Earl Minto succeeded 4th Earl Minto of Minto in Roxburghshire. Mary Caroline Grey Countess Minto by marriage Countess Minto of Minto in Roxburghshire.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Nithsdale

On 29 Aug 1620 Robert Maxwell 1st Earl Nithsdale (age 34) was created 1st Earl Nithsdale. Elizabeth Beaumont Countess Nithsdale by marriage Countess Nithsdale. The following year the family lands were regranted to him by charter.

In 1645 the lands and titles Robert Maxwell 1st Earl Nithsdale (age 58) were declared forfeit for his his support of the King during the Civil War; Earl Nithsdale forfeit.

In May 1646 Robert Maxwell 1st Earl Nithsdale (age 60) died. His son Robert Maxwell 2nd Earl Nithsdale (age 26) succeeded 2nd Earl Nithsdale, 11th Lord Maxwell.

In 1676 Robert Maxwell 2nd Earl Nithsdale (age 56) died. His first cousin John Maxwell 3rd Earl Nithsdale (age 71) succeeded 3rd Earl Nithsdale, 12th Lord Maxwell.

Before 29 Jun 1677 John Maxwell 3rd Earl Nithsdale (age 72) died. His son Robert Maxwell 4th Earl Nithsdale (age 49) succeeded 4th Earl Nithsdale, 13th Lord Maxwell. Lucy Douglas Countess Nithsdale (age 33) by marriage Countess Nithsdale.

On 23 Mar 1683 Robert Maxwell 4th Earl Nithsdale (age 55) died. William Maxwell 5th Earl Nithsale succeeded 5th Earl Nithsdale, 14th Lord Maxwell, 8th Lord Herries of Terregles.

On 02 Mar 1699 William Maxwell 5th Earl Nithsale and Winifred Herbert Countess Nithsdale (age 19) were married. She by marriage Countess Nithsdale. She the daughter of William Herbert 1st Marquess Powis and Elizabeth Somerset Marchioness Powis. He the son of Robert Maxwell 4th Earl Nithsdale and Lucy Douglas Countess Nithsdale (age 55).

On 20 Mar 1734 William Maxwell 5th Earl Nithsale died. Unclear as to whether he was attainted or His son William Maxwell 6th Earl Nithsdale succeeded 6th Earl Nithsdale, 15th Lord Maxwell, 9th Lord Herries of Terregles.

On 06 Mar 1773 William Maxwell 6th Earl Nithsdale died without male issue. Earl Nithsdale, Lord Maxwell and Lord Herries of Terregles extinct?

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Northesk

In 1662 John Carnegie 1st Earl Northesk (age 83) was created 1st Earl Northesk. The Earldom was given the precedence of having been created in 1647 since he had relinquished the Earldom of Ethie which was created in that year.

In 1667 John Carnegie 1st Earl Northesk (age 88) died. His son David Carnegie 2nd Earl Northesk succeeded 2nd Earl Northesk.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Panmure

Earl Panmure

In 1646 Patrick Maule 1st Earl Panmure (age 60) was created 1st Earl Panmure.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Perth

In 1605 James Drummond 1st Earl Perth was created 1st Earl Perth.

In 1611 James Drummond 1st Earl Perth died. His brother John Drummond 2nd Earl Perth (age 23) succeeded 2nd Earl Perth. Jean Ker Countess Perth by marriage Countess Perth.

On 11 Jun 1662 John Drummond 2nd Earl Perth (age 74) died. His son James Drummond 3rd Earl Perth (age 47) succeeded 3rd Earl Perth.

On 02 Jun 1675 James Drummond 3rd Earl Perth (age 60) died. His son James Drummond 1st Duke Perth (age 27) succeeded 4th Earl Perth. Lilias Drummond Countess Tullibardine and Perth by marriage Countess Perth.

James Drummond 11th Earl Perth succeeded 11th Earl Perth.

James Drummond 11th Earl Perth and Clementia Elphinstone Countess Perth were married. She by marriage Countess Perth.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Queensberry

On 13 Jun 1633 William Douglas 1st Earl Queensberry (age 51) was created 1st Earl Queensberry. Isabel Kerr Countess Queensberry by marriage Countess Queensberry.

On 08 Mar 1640 William Douglas 1st Earl Queensberry (age 58) died. His son James Douglas 2nd Earl Queensberry (age 18) succeeded 2nd Earl Queensberry, 2nd Viscount Drumlanrig, 2nd Lord Douglas Hawick. Margaret Stewart Countess Queensberry by marriage Countess Queensberry.

On 03 Nov 1684 William Douglas 1st Duke Queensberry (age 47) was created 1st Duke Queensberry. Isabel Douglas Countess Queensberry (age 42) by marriage Countess Queensberry.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Rosebery

In 1703 Archibald Primrose 1st Earl Rosebery (age 39) was created 1st Earl Rosebery.

In 1723 Archibald Primrose 1st Earl Rosebery (age 59) died. His son James Primrose 2nd Earl Rosebery (age 32) succeeded 2nd Earl Rosebery. Mary Campbell Countess Rosebery by marriage Countess Rosebery.

In 1765 James Primrose 2nd Earl Rosebery (age 74) died. His son Neil Primrose 3rd Earl Rosebery (age 36) succeeded 3rd Earl Rosebery.

In or before 1776 Neil Primrose 3rd Earl Rosebery (age 47) and Mary Vincent Countess Rosebery (age 23) were married. She by marriage Countess Rosebery. The difference in their ages was 23 years. He the son of James Primrose 2nd Earl Rosebery and Mary Campbell Countess Rosebery.

In 1814 Neil Primrose 3rd Earl Rosebery (age 85) died. His son Archibald Primrose 4th Earl Rosebery (age 30) succeeded 4th Earl Rosebery. Harriett Bouverie Countess Camden (age 23) by marriage Countess Rosebery.

On 04 Mar 1868 Archibald Primrose 4th Earl Rosebery (age 84) died. His grandson Archibald Philip Primrose 5th Earl Rosebery 1st Earl Midlothian (age 20) succeeded 5th Earl Rosebery.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Ross

In 1308 Hugh 4th Earl Ross (age 11) and Matilda Bruce Countess Ross (age 21) were married. She by marriage Countess Ross. She the daughter of Robert Bruce Earl Carrick and Marjorie Carrick 3rd Countess Carrick. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England.

In 1323 Hugh 4th Earl Ross (age 26) succeeded 4th Earl Ross.

Around 24 Nov 1329 Hugh 4th Earl Ross (age 32) and Margaret Graham Countess Ross were married. She by marriage Countess Ross.

On 19 Jul 1333 King Edward III of England (age 20) defeated the Scots army at the Battle of Halidon Hill near Berwick on Tweed [Map]. John of Eltham 1st Earl Cornwall (age 16) commanded.

English archers, just as at the Battle of Dupplin Moor one year previously, had a significant impact on the massed ranks of Scottish schiltrons. Edward's army included: Thomas of Brotherton 1st Earl Norfolk (age 33), who commanded the right wing, Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (age 56), Robert Pierrepont, Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon (age 30), Henry Beaumont Earl Buchan (age 54) and John Sully (age 50). One of the few English casualties was John Neville (age 34) who was killed.

The Scottish army included King David II of Scotland (age 9). Alexander Bruce, Alan Stewart (age 61), James Stewart (age 57), John Stewart, William Douglas 1st Earl Atholl, Archibald Douglas (age 35) who were all killed.

Hugh 4th Earl Ross (age 36) was killed. His son William 5th Earl Ross succeeded 5th Earl Ross.

Malcolm Lennox 2nd Earl Lennox was killed. His son Domhnall Lennox Earl Lennox succeeded Earl Lennox.

Kenneth de Moravia Sutherland 4th Earl Sutherland was killed. His son William de Moravia Sutherland 5th Earl Sutherland succeeded 5th Earl Sutherland. Johanna Menteith Countess Sutherland by marriage Countess Sutherland.

In 1372 William 5th Earl Ross died. His daughter Euphemia 6th Countess of Ross succeeded 6th Countess Ross. Walter Leslie Earl of Ross by marriage Earl Ross.

On 24 or 25 Feb 1382 Alexander "The Wolf of Badenoch" Stewart 3rd Earl Buchan (age 39) and Euphemia 6th Countess of Ross were married. He by marriage Earl Ross. She the daughter of William 5th Earl Ross. He the son of King Robert II of Scotland (age 65) and Elizabeth Mure Queen Consort Scotland. They were second cousin once removed. He a great x 4 grandson of King John "Lackland" of England.

On 17 Aug 1424 the English forces inflicted a significant defeat on the French and Scottish army at the Battle of Verneuil; a second Agincourt. For the English Edmund Hungerford (age 15), Ralph Longford (age 23), John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl of Shrewsbury (age 41) and Richard Waller (age 29) fought.

On the French and Scottish side Pierre Valois, Archibald Douglas 1st Duke Touraine (age 52), William Seton Master of Seton (age 34), Alexander Home of Home and Dunglas (age 56) were killed

John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan (age 43) was killed. His brother Robert Stewart Earl Ross (age 39) de jure Earl Ross and Earl Buchan although he didn't claim the title since both titles had reverted to the Crown.

Jean Poton Xaintrailles (age 34) fought.

In 1481 James Stewart 1st Duke Ross (age 4) was created 1st Earl Ross.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Roxburghe

In 1616 Robert Ker 1st Earl Roxburghe (age 46) was created 1st Earl Roxburghe. Jean Drummond Countess Roxburghe (age 31) by marriage Countess Roxburghe.

On 18 Jan 1650 Robert Ker 1st Earl Roxburghe (age 80) died at Floors Castle. His grandson William Ker 2nd Earl Roxburghe (age 27) succeeded 2nd Earl Roxburghe.

On 02 May 1655 William Ker 2nd Earl Roxburghe (age 32) and Jane Ker Countess Roxburgh were married. She by marriage Countess Roxburghe. She the daughter of Henry Ker and Margaret Hay Countess Cassilis. He the son of John Drummond 2nd Earl Perth (age 67) and Jean Ker Countess Perth. They were half first cousins.

On 02 Jul 1675 William Ker 2nd Earl Roxburghe (age 52) died. 02 Jul 1675 His son Robert Ker 3rd Earl Roxburghe (age 17) succeeded 3rd Earl Roxburghe.

On 10 Oct 1675 Robert Ker 3rd Earl Roxburghe (age 17) and Margaret Hay Countess Roxburghe were married. She by marriage Countess Roxburghe. She the daughter of John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale (age 50) and Jean Scott Marchioness Teviotdale. He the son of William Ker 2nd Earl Roxburghe and Jane Ker Countess Roxburgh. They were second cousin once removed.

On 06 May 1682 The Gloucester sank during a strong gale when it struck a sandbank twenty-eight miles off Great Yarmouth, Norfolk [Map] on a journey from Portsmouth to Edinburgh. Of the estimated 330 people on board it is believed between 130 and 250 sailors and passengers perished.

The Duke of York (age 48) [the future King James II] and John Churchill 1st Duke of Marlborough (age 31) were rescued in the ship's boat.

Robert Ker 3rd Earl Roxburghe (age 24) drowned. His son Robert Ker 4th Earl Roxburghe (age 5) succeeded 4th Earl Roxburghe.

John Hope of Hopetoun drowned. He gave up his seat in a lifeboat to the future King James II of England Scotland and Ireland (age 48) for which his son was rewarded with an Earldom twenty-one years later when he came of age.

Richard Hill drowned.

The pilot James Ayres was blamed for the disaster. The Duke of York (age 48) wished him to be hanged immediately. He was court-martialled and imprisoned.

In 1696 Robert Ker 4th Earl Roxburghe (age 19) died unmarried. His brother John Ker 1st Duke Roxburghe (age 15) succeeded 5th Earl Roxburghe.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Ruglen

On 14 Apr 1697 John Hamilton 1st Earl Ruglen 3rd Earl Selkirk (age 33) was created 1st Earl Ruglen. Elizabeth Hutchinson Countess Ruglen (age 20) by marriage Countess Ruglen.

In 1744 John Hamilton 1st Earl Ruglen 3rd Earl Selkirk (age 80) died. His daughter Anne Hamilton 2nd Countess Ruglen (age 47) succeeded 2nd Countess Ruglen.

On 21 Apr 1748 Anne Hamilton 2nd Countess Ruglen (age 52) died. Her son William Douglas 4th Duke Queensberry (age 23) succeeded 3rd Earl Ruglen.

On 23 Dec 1810 William Douglas 4th Duke Queensberry (age 86) died. His second cousin twice removed Francis Charteris 8th Earl of Wemyss Douglas 4th Earl March (age 38) succeeded 4th Earl March. He, Francis, assumed the additional surname Douglas. Earl Ruglen extinct.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Seafield

In 1701 James Ogilvy 1st Earl Seafield 4th Earl Findlater (age 37) was created 1st Earl Seafield.

On 15 Aug 1730 James Ogilvy 1st Earl Seafield 4th Earl Findlater (age 67) died. His son James Ogilvy 5th Earl Findlater 2nd Earl Seafield (age 41) succeeded 5th Earl Findlater, 2nd Earl Seafield. Sophia Hope Countess Findlater (age 28) by marriage Countess Findlater.

On 09 Jul 1764 James Ogilvy 5th Earl Findlater 2nd Earl Seafield (age 75) died. His son James Ogilvy 6th Earl Findlater 3rd Earl Seafield (age 50) succeeded 6th Earl Findlater, 3rd Earl Seafield. Mary Murray Countess Findlater (age 44) by marriage Countess Findlater.

On 03 Nov 1770 James Ogilvy 6th Earl Findlater 3rd Earl Seafield (age 56) committed suicide. His son James Ogilvy 7th Earl Findlater 4th Earl Seafield (age 20) succeeded 7th Earl Findlater, 4th Earl Seafield.

On 05 Oct 1811 James Ogilvy 7th Earl Findlater 4th Earl Seafield (age 61) died without issue. Earl Findlater extinct. His first cousin James Grant 5th Earl Seafield succeeded 5th Earl Seafield since he was the son of Margaret Ogilvy daughter of James Ogilvy 5th Earl Findlater 2nd Earl Seafield.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Seaforth

On 03 Dec 1623 Colin Mackenzie 1st Earl Seaforth was created 1st Earl Seaforth.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Selkirk

In 1646 William Hamilton Duke Hamilton (age 11) was created 1st Earl Selkirk.

On 29 Apr 1656 William Hamilton Duke Hamilton (age 21) and Anne Hamilton 3rd Duchess Hamilton (age 24) were married. She by marriage Countess Selkirk. He by marriage Duke Hamilton. She the daughter of James Hamilton 1st Duke Hamilton and Mary Feilding Duchess Hamilton. He the son of William Douglas 1st Marquess Douglas (age 67) and Mary Gordon Marchioness Douglas (age 56). They were third cousins.

On 18 Apr 1694 William Hamilton Duke Hamilton (age 59) died. His son James Hamilton Duke Hamilton, 1st Duke Brandon (age 36) succeeded 4th Duke Hamilton. His son Charles Hamilton 2nd Earl Selkirk (age 32) succeeded 2nd Earl Selkirk.

Around 1739 Charles Hamilton 2nd Earl Selkirk (age 77) died. His brother John Hamilton 1st Earl Ruglen 3rd Earl Selkirk (age 75) succeeded 2nd Earl Selkirk.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Strathearn

On 26 Mar 1371 King Robert II of Scotland (age 55) was crowned King Scotland.

His son David Stewart 3rd Earl Strathearn 1st Earl Caithness (age 15) was created 1st Earl Strathearn on the same day.

On 19 Apr 1390 King Robert II of Scotland (age 74) died at Dundonald Castle, Dundonald. He was buried at Scone Abbey [Map]. His son King Robert III of Scotland (age 53) succeeded III King Scotland. Anabella Drummond Queen Consort Scotland (age 40) by marriage Queen Consort Scotland. His son David Stewart 3rd Earl Strathearn 1st Earl Caithness succeeded 3rd Earl Strathearn.

Between 1424 and 1427 Malise Graham 3rd Earl Strathearn 1st Earl Menteith (age 20) was deprived of the Earldom of Strathearn on the grounds that it was a male fee ie only males can inherit.

On 06 Sep 1427 Malise Graham 3rd Earl Strathearn 1st Earl Menteith (age 20) was created 1st Earl Menteith, with remainder to the heirs male of his body, probably in compensation for the loss of the Earldom of Strathearn.

Maurice de Moravia Strathearn 1st Earl Strathearn was created 1st Earl Strathearn.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Teviot

On 02 Feb 1663 Andrew Rutherford 1st Earl Teviot was created 1st Earl Teviot with limitation to the heirs male of his body.

On 04 May 1664 the Battle of Tangier took place when a force of Moorish warriors ambushed and defeated a detachment of the garrison of English Tangier led by the Governor Andrew Rutherford 1st Earl Teviot.

Andrew Rutherford 1st Earl Teviot was killed. Earl Teviot extinct. Thomas Rutherford of Hunthill 2nd Baron Rutherford succeeded 2nd Baron Rutherford.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Tullibardine

Earl Tullibardine

On 10 Jul 1606 John Murray 1st Earl Tullibardine was created 1st Earl Tullibardine. Catherine Drummond Countess Tullibardine by marriage Countess Tullibardine.

On 05 Jul 1613 John Murray 1st Earl Tullibardine died. His son William Murray 2nd Earl Tullibardine (age 39) succeeded 2nd Earl Tullibardine. Dorothea Stewart Countess Tullibardine by marriage Countess Tullibardine.

On 01 Apr 1626 William Murray 2nd Earl Tullibardine (age 52) resigned Earl Tullibardine so that Earl Tullibardine could be granted to his brother Patrick Murray 1st Earl Tullibardine (age 47).

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Tweeddale

On 01 Dec 1646 John Hay 1st Earl Tweeddale (age 53) was created 1st Earl Tweeddale. Jean Seton Countess Tweeddale by marriage Countess Tweeddale.

On 25 May 1653 John Hay 1st Earl Tweeddale (age 60) died. His son John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale (age 27) succeeded 2nd Earl Tweeddale. Jean Scott Marchioness Teviotdale by marriage Countess Tweeddale.

On 11 Aug 1697 John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale (age 71) died at Edinburgh [Map]. His son John Hay 2nd Marquess Teviotdale (age 52) succeeded 2nd Marquess Teviotdale, 3rd Earl Tweeddale. Mary Maitland Marchioness Teviotdale by marriage Marchioness Teviotdale.

On 20 Apr 1713 John Hay 2nd Marquess Teviotdale (age 68) died. His son Charles Hay 3rd Marquess Teviotdale (age 43) succeeded 3rd Marquess Teviotdale, 4th Earl Tweeddale.

In 1715 Charles Hay 3rd Marquess Teviotdale (age 45) died. His son John Hay 4th Marquess Tweedale (age 20) succeeded 4th Marquess Tweedale, 5th Earl Tweeddale.

On 09 Dec 1762 John Hay 4th Marquess Tweedale (age 67) died. His son George Hay 5th Marquess Tweedale (age 4) succeeded 5th Marquess Tweedale, 6th Earl Tweeddale.

In 1770 George Hay 5th Marquess Tweedale (age 12) died. His uncle George Hay 6th Marquess Tweedale (age 70) succeeded 6th Marquess Tweedale, 7th Earl Tweeddale.

On 09 Aug 1804 George Hay 7th Marquess Tweedale (age 51) died in Verdun. His son George Hay 8th Marquess Tweedale (age 17) succeeded 8th Marquess Teviotdale, 9th Earl Tweeddale. Susan Montagu Marchioness Teviotdale (age 3) by marriage Marchioness Teviotdale.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Wigtown

Around 1424 Archibald Douglas 2nd Duke Touraine (age 34) and Euphemia Graham Lady Hamilton (age 16) were married. She by marriage Duchess Touraine, Countess Wigtown. She the daughter of Patrick Graham and Eupheme Stewart 2nd Countess of Strathearn and Caithness. He the son of Archibald Douglas 1st Duke Touraine (age 52) and Margaret Stewart Duchess Touraine. They were half second cousins.

On 17 Aug 1424 Archibald Douglas 2nd Duke Touraine (age 34) succeeded 2nd Duke Touraine, 2nd Earl Wigtown, 5th Lord Douglas, 2nd Lord Annandale, 2nd Lord Galloway, 2nd Lord Bothwell.

On 26 Jun 1439 Archibald Douglas 2nd Duke Touraine (age 49) died. His son William Douglas 3rd Duke Touraine (age 15) succeeded 3rd Duke Touraine, 3rd Earl Wigtown, 6th Lord Douglas, 3rd Lord Annandale, 3rd Lord Galloway, 3rd Lord Bothwell. Janet Lindsay Countess Wigtown (age 12) by marriage Countess Wigtown.

Archibald Douglas 1st Duke Touraine was created 1st Earl Wigtown, 1st Lord Annandale, 1st Lord Galloway, 1st Lord Bothwell. Margaret Stewart Duchess Touraine by marriage Countess Wigtown.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl Winton

On 16 Nov 1600 Robert Seton 1st Earl Winton (age 47) was created 1st Earl Winton at Holyrood House, Holyrood. Margaret Montgomerie Countess Winton by marriage Countess Winton.

On 22 Mar 1603 Robert Seton 2nd Earl Winton (age 18) abdicated 2nd Earl Winton. Ann Maitland Countess Winton (age 14) by marriage Countess Winton.

Before 1617 Robert Seton 2nd Earl Winton (age 32) resigned 2nd Earl Winton. George Seton 3rd Earl Winton (age 32) succeeded 3rd Earl Winton. Anne Hay Countess Winton (age 24) by marriage Countess Winton.

On 17 Dec 1650 George Seton 3rd Earl Winton (age 66) died. His grandson George Seton 4th Earl Winton (age 9) succeeded 4th Earl Winton.

On 04 Sep 1662 George Seton 4th Earl Winton (age 21) and Mary Montgomerie Countess Winton were married. She by marriage Countess Winton. She the daughter of Hugh Montgomerie 7th Earl Eglinton (age 49) and Mary Leslie Countess of Eglinton. He the son of George Seton Master of Seton and Henrietta Gordon Countess Traquair. They were second cousins.

In 1701 Alexander Montgomerie 8th Earl Eglinton (age 63) died. His son Alexander Montgomerie 9th Earl Eglinton (age 41) succeeded 9th Earl Eglinton. Susanna Kennedy Countess Winton (age 11) by marriage Countess Winton.

On 06 Mar 1704 George Seton 4th Earl Winton (age 63) died. His son George Seton 5th Earl of Winton (age 26) succeeded 5th Earl Winton.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl of Newburgh

On 31 Dec 1660 ...

George Marwood 1st Baronet (age 59) was created 1st Baronet Marwood Little Busby in Yorkshire.

John Jackson 1st Baronet (age 29) was created 1st Baronet Jackson of Hickleton in Yorkshire.

James Livingston 1st Earl Newburgh (age 38) was created 1st Earl of Newburgh, 1st Viscount of Kinnaird with remainder to his heirs whatsoever.

On 04 Dec 1670 James Livingston 1st Earl Newburgh (age 48) died. His son Charles Livingston 2nd Earl of Newburgh succeeded 2nd Earl of Newburgh, 2nd Viscount of Kinnaird, 2nd Viscount of Newburgh.

After 12 Sep 1692 Charles Livingston 2nd Earl of Newburgh and Frances Brudenell Countess Newburgh were married. She by marriage Countess of Newburgh. He the son of James Livingston 1st Earl Newburgh and Catherine Howard Countess Newburgh. They were fourth cousins.

In 1694 Charles Livingston 2nd Earl of Newburgh died. Viscount of Newburgh extinct. His daughter Charlotte Livingstone 3rd Countess Newburgh succeeded 3rd Countess of Newburgh, 3rd Viscountess of Kinnaird.

On 22 Dec 1713 Thomas Clifford Earl Newburgh (age 26) and Charlotte Livingstone 3rd Countess Newburgh (age 19) were married. He by marriage Earl of Newburgh. She the daughter of Charles Livingston 2nd Earl of Newburgh and Frances Brudenell Countess Newburgh.

On 04 Jun 1724 Charles Radclyffe Earl Newburgh (age 30) and Charlotte Livingstone 3rd Countess Newburgh (age 30) were married. He by marriage Earl of Newburgh. She the daughter of Charles Livingston 2nd Earl of Newburgh and Frances Brudenell Countess Newburgh. He the son of Edward Radclyffe 2nd Earl Derwentwater and Mary Tudor Countess Derwentwater (age 50). They were third cousin once removed. He a grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

On 04 Aug 1755 Charlotte Livingstone 3rd Countess Newburgh (age 61) died. Her son James Radclyffe 4th Earl of Newburgh (age 29) succeeded 4th Earl of Newburgh, 4th Viscount of Kinnaird. Barbara Kemp Countess Newburgh by marriage Countess of Newburgh.

On 02 Jan 1787 James Radclyffe 4th Earl of Newburgh (age 61) died. His son Anthony James Radclyffe 5th Earl of Newburgh (age 29) succeeded 5th Earl of Newburgh, 5th Viscount of Kinnaird.

On 30 Jun 1789 Anthony James Radclyffe 5th Earl of Newburgh (age 32) and Anne Webb Countess Newburgh (age 26) were married. She by marriage Countess of Newburgh. He the son of James Radclyffe 4th Earl of Newburgh and Barbara Kemp Countess Newburgh. He a great x 2 grandson of King Charles II of England Scotland and Ireland.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl of Ormelie in Caithness

In 1885 Gavin Campbell 1st Marquess Breadalbane (age 33) was created 1st Marquess Breadalbane, 1st Earl of Ormelie in Caithness.

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl of Ronaldshay in Orkney

The London Gazette 26328. Whitehall, September 22, 1892. THE Queen hns been pleased, by letters Patent under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, dated the 22nd August, 1892, to grant the dignities of an Earl and a Marquess of the said United Kingdom unto the Right Honourable Lawrence, Earl of Zetland (age 48), and the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten, by the names, styles, and titles of Earl of Ronaldshay, in the county of Orkney and Zetland, and Marquess of Zetland. [Lilian Selina Elizabeth Lumley Marchioness Zetland (age 40) by marriage Marchioness Zetland.]

On 11 Mar 1929 Lawrence Dundas 1st Marquess Zetland (age 84) died at his home Aske Hall North Yorkshire. His son Lawrence John Lumley Dundas 2nd Marquess Zetland (age 52) succeeded 2nd Marquess Zetland, 2nd Earl of Ronaldshay in Orkney, 4th Earl Zetland aka Shetland, 5th Baron Dundas, 6th Baronet Dundas of Kerse.

On 06 Feb 1961 Lawrence John Lumley Dundas 2nd Marquess Zetland (age 84) died. His son Lawrence Dundas 3rd Marquess of Zetland (age 52) succeeded 3rd Marquess Zetland, 3rd Earl of Ronaldshay in Orkney, 5th Earl Zetland aka Shetland, 6th Baron Dundas, 7th Baronet Dundas of Kerse

On 05 Oct 1989 Lawrence Dundas 3rd Marquess of Zetland (age 80) died. His son Mark Dundas 4th Marquess of Zetland (age 51) succeeded 4th Marquess Zetland, 4th Earl of Ronaldshay in Orkney, 6th Earl Zetland aka Shetland, 7th Baron Dundas, 8th Baronet Dundas of Kerse

Culture, Scotland Lords Temporal, Earl of Stair

In 1703 John Dalrymple 1st Earl of Stair (age 54) was created 1st Earl of Stair.

On 09 May 1747 John Dalrymple 2nd Earl of Stair (age 73) died. His nephew James Dalrymple 3rd Earl of Stair (age 48) succeeded 3rd Earl of Stair.

On 13 Nov 1760 James Dalrymple 3rd Earl of Stair (age 61) died. His brother William Dalrymple Crichton 5th Earl Dumfries 4th Earl of Stair (age 61) succeeded 4th Earl of Stair.

On 27 Jul 1768 William Dalrymple Crichton 5th Earl Dumfries 4th Earl of Stair (age 69) died. Patrick Mcdouall Crichton 6th Earl Dumfries (age 41) succeeded 6th Earl Dumfries. His first cousin John Dalrymple 5th Earl of Stair (age 48) succeeded 4th Earl of Stair.

In 1789 John Dalrymple 5th Earl of Stair (age 69) died. His son John Dalrymple 6th Earl of Stair (age 40) succeeded 6th Earl of Stair.

On 01 Jun 1821 John Dalrymple 6th Earl of Stair (age 72) died without issue. His first cousin John Dalrymple 7th Earl of Stair (age 36) succeeded 7th Earl of Stair.