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Deloraine, Earl of (S, 1706 - 1807)

 

Creation: let.pat. 29 Mar 1706

 

Extinct: 10 Sep 1807

 

Family name: Scott

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Arms:

Or on a Bend Azure a Mullet of six points between two Crescents of the field, a Crescent for difference

Crest:

A Stag trippant proper armed and attired Or, a Crescent for difference

Supporters:

On either side a Female Figure proper habited from the waist downwards in a Kirtle Azure gathered up at the knees the arms and bosom uncovered around the shoulders a Flowing Mantle as before suspended by the exterior hand girdle and sandals Gules and her head adorned with a Plume of three Ostrich Feathers Argent

Motto:

 Amo (I love)

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Henry [Scott], 1st Earl of Deloraine, KB

3rd but 2nd surv. son of James [Crofts later Scott], 1st Duke of Monmouth, by his wife Lady Anne Scott, suo jure Duchess of Buccleuch, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Francis [Scott], 2nd Earl of Buccleuch

born

1676

mar. (1)

1693 Anne Duncombe (d. 22 Oct 1720), dau. and hrss. of William Duncombe, of Battlesden, co. Bedford, a Lord Justice of Ireland

children by first wife

1. Hon Francis Scott, later 2nd Earl of Deloraine

2. Hon Henry Scott, later 3rd Earl of Deloraine

1. Anne Scott (d. an infant)

mar. (2)

14 Mar 1726 Mary Howard, Governess to the Princesses Mary and Louisa (b. 1700; mar. (2) Apr 1734 William Wyndham, of Ersham, co. Norfolk; d. 12 Nov 1744), dau. of Capt Charles Howard RN (by his wife Elizabeth Batten, dau. of Edward Batten, of Portsmouth), 2nd son of Col Hon Philip Howard (by his wife Mary Jennings), 7th son of Thomas [Howard], 1st Earl of Berkshire

children by second wife

2. Lady Georgiana Caroline Scott (b. Feb 1726/7; d. 13 Oct 1809), mar. 19 Aug 1747 James [Peachey], 1st Baron Selsey, and had issue

3. Lady Henrietta Scott (b. 1728), mar. Nicholas Boyce

died

25 Dec 1730

created

29 Mar 1706 Lord Goldielands, Viscount of Hermitage and Earl of Deloraine

suc. by

son by first wife

note

commanded a Regiment of Foot 1707; Brig General 1710; Capt, 2nd Troop of Horse Guards 1715-17; Col, 16th Regiment of Foot 1724-30; Maj General 1727; Col, 6th Dragoon Guards 1730; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1715-30; a Lord of the Bedchamber to the Prince of Wales 1718-27 ; Knight of the Bath 1725; Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King George I 1727-30

 

Francis [Scott], 2nd Earl of Deloraine

born

5 Oct 1710

mar. (1)

29 Oct 1732 Mary Heardson (bapt. 4 Nov 1704; widow of Thomas Heardson, of Claythorpe, co. Lincoln; d. 16 Jun 1737), dau. of Matthew Lister, of Burwell, co. Lincoln, by his wife Sarah .....

mar. (2)

6 Jul 1737 Mary Scrope (b. 15 Jun 1713; mar. (2) Thomas Vivian, of Lincoln; d. 11 Mar 1767), 1st dau. of Gervase Scrope, of Cockerington, co. Lincoln, by his wife Elizabeth Creswell, dau. of Richard Creswell, of Sudbury, co. Salop

died

s.p. 11 May 1739

suc. by

brother

note

 

Henry [Scott], 3rd Earl of Deloraine

born

11 Feb 1712

mar.

Elizabeth Fenwick (d. 5 Jun 1794), dau. of John Fenwick

children

1. Hon Henry Scott, later 4th Earl of Deloraine

2. Hon John Scott, a Commissioner of Bankrupts (b. 6 Oct 1738 ; d. 31 Dec 1788), mar. 1757 Isabella Young (d. 17 Aug 1791), and had issue:

1a. John Scott (d. 1799)

died

31 Jan 1739/40

suc. by

son

note

Captain, Royal Navy; in command of HMS Seaforth, 1739

 

Henry [Scott], 4th Earl of Deloraine

born

8 Feb 1737

mar.

16 Nov 1763 Frances Knight (widow of Hon Henry Knight, only son and heir ap. of Robert [Knight], 1st Earl of Catherlough; d. c. Feb 1782), dau. of Thomas Heath, of Stanstead, co. Essex

died

s.p. 10 Sep 1807

note

 

On the death of the 4th Earl of Deloraine the Earldom of Deloraine became extinct.

 

 First written 14 Jan 2004

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