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Buccleuch, Earl of (S, 1618/9)

 

Creation:let. pat. 16 Mar 1618/9

 

Family name:Scott

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Arms:

See Duke of Buccleuch

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Walter [Scott], 2nd Lord Scott of Buccleuch later 1st Earl of Buccleuch

1st son and heir of Walter [Scott], 1st Lord Scott of Buccleuch, by his wife Mary Ker, sister of Robert [Ker], 1st Earl of Roxburghe, and dau. of Sir William Ker of Cessford

born

 

mar.

15 Oct 1618 Lady Mary Hay (d. 11 Apr 1631), 3rd dau. of Francis [Hay], 9th Earl of Erroll, by his third wife Lady Elizabeth Douglas, 6th dau. of William [Douglas], 6th Earl of Morton

children

1. Hon Walter Scott, styled Lord Scott (b. 13 Nov 1625; dvp. bef. 2 Apr 1629)

2. Hon Francis Scott, later 2nd Earl of Buccleuch

3. David Scott of Cannobie (b. 28 Nov 1627; d. Jul 1648)

1. Lady Elizabeth Scott (b. Nov 1621; dsp. bef. 23 Jul 1647), mar. 1641 as his first wife John [Erskine], 20th and de jure 4th Earl of Mar

2. Lady Jean Scott (bapt. 13 Feb 1628/9; d. Nov 1688), mar. 4 Sep 1644 John [Hay], 1st Marquess of Tweeddale, and had issue

3. Lady Mary Scott (b. 11 Apr 1631 ; d. bef. Sep 1644)

died

20 Nov 1633

created

16 Mar 1618/9 Lord Scott of Whitchester and Eskdale, and Earl of Buccleuch, with remainder to his heirs male (which remainder was apparently altered by a subsequent patent or charter to heirs general)

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 15 Dec 1611 as 2nd Lord Scott of Buccleuch

 

Francis [Scott], 2nd Earl of Buccleuch

born

21 Dec 1626

mar.

25 Jul 1646 Lady Margaret Leslie (widow of Hon Alexander Leslie, Master of Leven, styled Lord Balgonie, 1st son and heir ap. of Alexander [Leslie], 1st Earl of Leven;  mar. (3) 13 Jan 1652/3 as his third wife David [Wemyss], 2nd Earl of Wemyss;  d. Feb 1688), sister of John [Rothes], 1st Duke of Rothes, and 1st dau. of John [Leslie], 6th Earl of Rothes, by his wife Lady Ann Erskine, 2nd dau. by his second wife of John [Erskine], 19th and de jure 2nd Earl of Mar

children

1. Hon Walter Scott, styled Lord Scott (b. 5 Nov 1648; d. in infancy)

1. Lady Mary Scott, later suo jure Countess of Buccleuch

2. Lady Margaret Scott (b. 5 Mar 1650; d. 1652)

3. Lady Anne Scott, later suo jure Countess of Buccleuch later suo jure Duchess of Buccleuch

died

s.p.m.s. 25 Nov 1651

suc. by

daughter

 

Lady Mary Scott, suo jure Countess of Buccleuch

born

31 Aug 1647

mar.

9 Feb 1659 Walter Scott of Highchester (cr. 4 Sep 1660 Lord Alemoor and Campcastell, and Earl of Tarras for life;  b. 25 Dec 1644; mar. (2) 31 Dec 1677 Helen Hepburn, only dau. of Thomas Hepburn of Humbie, by his wife Elizabeth Johnston, dau. of Sir Archibald Johnston of Warriston;  d. 9 Apr 1693), 1st son and heir of Sir Gideon Scott of Highchester, by his wife Margaret Hamilton, dau. of Sir Patrick Hamilton of Preston

died

s.p. 12 Mar 1661

suc. by

sister

 

Lady Anne Scott, suo jure Countess of Buccleuch later suo jure Duchess of Buccleuch

created

20 Apr 1663 with her husband Lord and Lady Scot of Whitchester and Eskdale, Earl and Countess of Dalkeith, and Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch, with remainder to their heirs male, in default of which to the heirs male descending from the Duke's body succeeding in the estate and Earldom of Buccleuch

 

The Earldom of Buccleuch has been held by the Dukes of Buccleuch since 20 Apr 1663.

 

 Last updated 2 Jul 2003

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