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Buchan, Earl of (S, 1469)

 

Creation: let. pat. 1469

 

Family name: Stewart later Douglas later Erskine

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Arms of James [Stewart], 1st Earl of Buchan - Stirling Castle.

His son, Alexander, 2nd Earl of Buchan, bore slightly different arms on his seal.

 

Arms:

Quarterly:  1st, Azure a Barrulet en crancelin of four Strawberry Leaves between three Garbs Or (Buchan);  2nd, Argent a Pale Sable in dexter canton a Rose Gules barbed and seeded Vert (Erskine);  3rd, Or a Lymphad Sable sails furled and oars in action and at the masthead a Beacon all proper surmounted of a Fess checky Azure and Argent charged with a Mullet of the second (Stewart of Buchan);  4th, Argent a Lion passant guardant Gules crowned with an Imperial Crown and gorged with an Open Crown Or a Label of three points of the second charged on the centre point with a Crescent of the third (Ogilvie of Auchterhouse);  on an Escutcheon en surtout Gules an Eagle displayed Or armed and membered Azure looking towards the Sun in Splendour in dexter chief (Lordship of Cardross)

Crest:

A Dexter Arm issuant from the wreath attired in a Maunch Gules doubled Ermine the hand proper and grasping a Club Or

Supporters:

On either side an Ostrich proper armed beaked and membered Or

Motto:

Judge Nocht

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James [Stewart], 1st Earl of Buchan

2nd son of Sir James Stewart, the "Black Knight of Lorne", by his wife Lady Joan Beaufort, widow of James I, King of Scotland, and 1st dau. of John [Beaufort], 1st Earl of Somerset

born

mar.

bef. 4 Mar 1466/7 Margaret Ogilvie, dau. and hrss. of Sir Alexander Ogilvie of Auchterhouse, Hereditary Sheriff of Forfar

children

1. Sir Alexander Stewart, later 2nd Earl of Buchan

1. Lady ..... Stewart (d. after 1530), mar. Alexander [Abernethy], 4th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, and had issue

died

betw. Jan 1497 and Jan 1499/1500

created

1469 Lord Auchterhouse and Earl of Buchan (regrant 12 Oct 1477)

suc. by

son

note

called "Hearty James"; Sheriff of Forfar 1467; Sheriff of Banff 1470; Lord High Chamberlain of Scotland 1471-73 and 1478-84; Ambassador to France 1473; Warden of the East Marches 1479

 

Alexander [Stewart], 2nd Earl of Buchan

born

mar. (1)

bef. 20 May 1491 Isabel Ogilvy

mar. (2)

bef. 1499 Hon Margaret de Ruthven (mar. (2) bef. 21 Jun 1508 Sir John Erskine, Yr. of Dun (d. 9 Sep 1513), (3) bef. 23 Dec 1518 James Stewart of Ryland (d. bef. 11 Mar 1524/5), and (4) (annulled 1534) William Wood of Bonnyton; d. 1548), 1st dau. of William [Ruthven], 1st Lord Ruthven, by his first wife Isabel Livingston, dau. of ..... Levington of Saltcoats

children by second wife

1. Hon John Stewart, later 3rd Earl of Buchan

2. Hon ...... Stewart (bapt. Feb 1500/1)

1. Lady Agnes Stewart

2. Lady Janet Stewart (dsp. after 14 Jan 1512/3), mar. as his first wife Alexander [Livingston], 5th Lord Livingston

died

1505

suc. by

son by second wife

 

John [Stewart], 3rd Earl of Buchan

born

mar.

Margaret Scrymgeour, dau. of James Scrymgeour of Dudhope, Constable of Dundee

children

1. Hon John Stewart, Master of Buchan, killed at the Battle of Pinkie (dspm. and vp. 10 Sep 1547), mar. (1) Lady Mary Stewart (dsp.), only child of James [Stewart], 1st Earl of Moray (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Campbell, 1st dau. of Colin [Campbell], 3rd Earl of Argyll), illegit. son of James IV, King of Scotland, and (2) bef. 15 May 1547 Margaret Ogilvy (d. after 26 Dec 1549), dau. of Walter Ogilvy of Boyne, and had issue by his second wife:

1a. Lady Christian Stewart, later Countess of Buchan

2. Hon James Stewart, Master of Buchan, mar. Christian Strang, dau. of John Strang of Balcaskie, and had issue

died

aft. 14 Jul 1551

suc. by

grand-daughter

 

Lady Christian Stewart, suo jure Countess of Buchan

born

mar.

Robert Douglas, jure uxoris 4th Earl of Buchan (d. 18 Aug 1580), 2nd son of Sir Robert Douglas of Lochleven, by his wife Hon Margaret Erskine, 2nd dau. of John [Erskine], 5th Lord Erskine, de jure 17th Earl of Mar

children

1. Hon James Douglas, later 5th Earl of Buchan

1. Lady Christian Douglas, mar. Richard Douglas, brother of William Douglas of Whittinghame

2. Lady Mariota Douglas, mar. Alexander Irvine of Drum

3. Lady Elizabeth Douglas, mar. 1592 as his first wife Andrew [Fraser], 1st Lord Fraser, and had issue

died

20 Sep 1580

suc. by

on

note

in 1574 the Earl and Countess of Buchan obtained a charter of the family estates, heritable offices, and the Earlshill in conjunct fee, with remainder to the heirs male of the marriage, heirs female, heirs of the body of the Countess of Buchan, and, finally, to the nearest lawful heirs of the Earl of Buchan

 

James [Douglas], 5th Earl of Buchan

born

c. 1580

mar.

1598 Hon Anne Ogilvy (mar. (2) after 3 Dec 1608 as his first wife Andrew [Gray], 7th Lord Gray; d. after 22 Feb 1613/4), 1st dau. of Walter [Ogilvy], 1st Lord Ogilvy of Deskford, by his second wife Lady Mary Douglas, 3rd dau. of William [Douglas], 6th Earl of Morton

only child

1. Lady Mary Douglas, later Countess of Buchan

died

26 Aug 1601 (bur. at Auchterhouse, near Dundee)

suc. by

daughter

 

Lady Mary Douglas, suo jure Countess of Buchan

born

mar.

bef. 1617 Hon James Erskine, jure uxoris 6th Earl of Buchan (mar. (2) Dorothy Knyvett (bur. 4 Feb 1639/40), 1st dau. of Sir Philip Knyvett, 1st Bt., of Buckenham Castle, co. Norfolk, by his wife Katherine Ford, dau. and hrss. of Charles Ford, of Butley Abbey, co. Suffolk;  d. Jan 1639/40), 1st son of John [Erskine], 18th and de jure 2nd Earl of Mar, by his second wife Lady Mary Stuart, 2nd dau. of Esmé [Stuart], 1st Duke of Lennox

children

1. Hon James Erskine, later 7th Earl of Buchan

2. Hon John Erskine (dsp.)

1. Lady Mary Erskine, mar. Alexander [Forbes], 1st Lord Forbes of Pitsligo, and had issue

2. Lady Margaret Erskine, mar. as his first wife Hon Sir James Graham (d. after 1683), 2nd son of William [Graham], 1st Earl of Airth, and had issue

3. Lady Elizabeth Erskine (d. unm.)

died

20 Aug 1628

suc. by

son

note

on 22 Mar 1617 they had a charter of earldom (extended in a charter dated 26 Nov 1625 to the other honours held by the Earl and Countess), in which the dignity was specified, to the Countess and her husband in conjunct fee and life-rent, and to the longest liver and heir male of the marriage, with remainder to the nearest heir male of Earl James

 

James [Erskine], 7th Earl of Buchan

born

mar.

Lady Marjory Ramsay (mar. (2) her chaplain, Rev James Campbell, Minister of Auchterhouse; d. aft. 1664), dau. of William [Ramsay], 1st Earl of Dalhousie, by his first wife Lady Margaret Carnegie, 1st dau. of David [Carnegie], 1st Earl of Southesk

children

1. Hon William Erskine, later 8th Earl of Buchan

1. Lady Margaret Erskine, mar. (1) after 13 Jun 1669 Simon Fraser of Inverallochy, and (2) Sep 1683 Charles [Fraser], 4th Lord Fraser, and had issue by both husbands

2. Lady Anne Erskine, mar. Dr James Canaries DD

3. Lady Henrietta Erskine, mar. Thomas Forbes of Auchry, 2nd son of Walter Forbes of Tolquhon, and had issue

4. Lady Jean Buchan, mar. 23 Feb 1671 William Grey of Halkerton, and had issue

died

Oct 1664

suc. by

son

 

William [Erskine], 8th Earl of Buchan

born

died

1695

suc by

second cousin once removed and heir male of his grandfather, James [Erskine], jure uxoris Earl of Buchan, under the terms of the charters of 1617 and 1625; as a consequence of this the 9th and subsequent Earls of Buchan are not connected genealogically with the first five Earls of Buchan

note

a supporter of King James II in the Revolution of 1688

 

David [Erskine], 4th Lord Cardross later 9th Earl of Buchan, PC

1st son of Henry [Erskine], 3rd Lord Cardross (by his wife Catherine Stewart, 2nd dau. of Sir James Stewart, of Kirkhill), 1st son of David [Erskine], 2nd Lord Cardross (by his first wife Anne Hope, 2nd dau. of Sir Thomas Hope of Craighall, 1st Bt.), 1st son of Hon Henry Erskine, Master of Cardross (by his wife Margaret Bellenden, only dau. of Sir James Bellenden of Broughton), 2nd son of John [Erskine], 19th and de jure 2nd Earl of Mar and 1st Lord Cardross, by his second wife Lady Mary Stuart, 2nd dau. of Esmé [Stuart], 1st Duke of Lennox

born

mar. (1)

11 Feb 1697 Frances Fairfax (d. 31 Jul 1719), dau. and hrss. of Henry Fairfax, of Hurst, co. Berkshire, by his wife Frances Browne, dau. of Sir Thomas Browne, of Norwich

children by first wife

1. Hon Henry David Erskine, styled Lord Auchterhouse (b. 21 Sep 1699; dvp. an infant)

2. Hon David Erskine, styled Lord Auchterhouse (b. 22 Apr 1703; dvp. an infant)

3. Hon Henry David Erskine, later 10th Earl of Buchan

4. Hon Fairfax Erskine (b. 8 Feb 1712; dvp. and sp. 1735), mar. Annabella Manning

5. Hon George Lewis Erskine (b. 1714; dvp. 1744)

6. Hon Edward Erskine (b. 1714; dvp. an infant)

7. Hon Frederick Erskine (b. 1715; dvp. an infant)

1. Lady Katherine Anne Erskine (b. 1697; d. 5 Mar 1733), mar. 25 Oct 1724 Hon William Fraser of Fraserfield MP (b. 19 Nov 1691; d. 23 Mar 1727), 2nd son of William [Fraser], 12th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, by his wife Margaret Sharp, 2nd dau. of Most Rev James Sharp DD, Archbishop of St Andrews, and had issue

2. Lady Frances Erskine (b. 1700; d. 1774), mar. Col James Gardiner (killed at the Battle of Prestonpans 1745), and had issue

mar. (2)

15 Sep 1743 Isabella Blackett (dsp. 14 May 1763), 7th dau. of Sir William Blackett, 1st Bt., of Wallington, co. Northumberland, by his wife Julia Conyers, only dau. of Sir Christopher Conyers, 2nd Bt., of Horden, co. Durham, by his second wife Hon Julia Jermyn, widow of Alexander Jermyn, of Lordington, co. Sussex, and only dau. by his first wife of Richard [Lumley], 1st Viscount Lumley

died

14 Oct 1745

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Privy Councillor [S] 1697; Governor of Blackness Castle 1702-07 and 1710-14; a Lord of Police [S] 1714-34; opposed the Union with England and removed from all offices; Lord Lieutenant of Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire 1715-34; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1715-34; High Commissioner of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1729

 

Henry David [Erskine], 10th Earl of Buchan

born

17 Apr 1710

mar.

31 Jan 1739 Agnes Steuart (d. 17 Dec 1778), 2nd dau. of Sir James Steuart of Goodtrees, Bt., Solicitor General of Scotland, by his wife Ann Dalrymple, 2nd dau. of Hon Sir Hew Dalrymple of Cranstoun, 1st Bt. (by his first wife Marion Hamilton, dau. of Sir Robert Hamilton of Pressmanen), 3rd son of James [Dalrymple], 1st Viscount of Stair

children

1. Hon David Erskine, styled Lord Cardross (b. 12 Jun 1741; dvp. 4 Oct 1747)

2. Hon David Steuart Erskine, later 11th Earl of Buchan

3. Hon Henry Erskine MP, of Almondell, co. Linlithgow , Dean of the Faculty of Advocates 1786 (b. 1 Nov 1746; d. 8 Oct 1817), mar. (1) 30 Mar 1772 Christian Fullerton (d. 1804), only child and hrss. of George Fullerton, of Broughton Hall, and (2) 7 Jan 1805 Erskine Turnbull (widow of Sir James Turnbull, of Edinburgh), sister of Maj Gen Sir Thomas Munro of Lindertis, 1st Bt. KCB, Governor of Madras, and 1st dau. of Alexander Munro, a Glasgow merchant, by his wife Margaret Stark, dau. of Thomas Stark, and had issue by his first wife:

1a. Henry David Erskine, later 12th Earl of Buchan

2a. Capt George Francis Erskine (d. unm.)

1a. Elizabeth Crompton Erskine (d. Aug 1855), mar. 21 Oct 1801 Col George Callender of Craigforth

2a. Henrietta Erskine, mar. 11 May 1812 Dr Peter Smith

4. Hon Thomas Erskine, later 1st Baron Erskine

1. Lady Anne Agnes Erskine (b. 1739; d. 5 Oct 1804)

2. Lady Isabella Erskine (d. 17 May 1824), mar. (1) 21 Jan 1770 William Leslie Hamilton (d. 2 Oct 1780), and (2) 23 Apr 1785 John [Cunningham], 15th Earl of Glencairn, and had issue by her first husband

died

1 Dec 1767

suc. by

son

note

Grand Master of Scottish Freemasons 1745-46

 

David Steuart [Erskine], 11th Earl of Buchan

born

1 Jun 1742

mar.

15 Oct 1771 his cousin once removed Margaret Fraser (d. 12 May 1819), 1st dau. of William Fraser of Fraserfield (by his wife Rachel Kennedy, dau. of Rev Hugh Kennedy, of Rotterdam), only son of Hon William Fraser of Fraserfield (by his wife Lady Katherine Anne Erskine, only dau. by his first wife of David [Erskine], 9th Earl of Buchan), 2nd son of William [Fraser], 12th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy

died

s.p.legit. 19 Apr 1829

suc. by

nephew

note

Secretary at the British Embassy in Madrid 1766-67; Grand Master of Scottish Freemasons 1782-84

 

Henry David [Erskine], 12th Earl of Buchan

born

Jul 1783

mar. (1)

28 Sep 1809 Elizabeth Cole Shipley (d. 5 Oct 1828), 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Maj Gen Sir Charles Shipley, Governor of Grenada, by his wife Mary Teale, dau. of James Teale

children by first wife

1. Hon Henry Erskine, styled Lord Cardross (b. 22 Oct 1812; dvp. 21 Dec 1836), mar. 15 May 1832 Jane Halliday Torrie (d. 11 Sep 1886), 2nd dau. of Archibald Torrie, of Gorgie and Edinburgh, and had issue:

1a. Hon Henry Shipley Erskine, styled Lord Cardross (b. 21 Aug 1834; d. 21 Sep 1849)

1a. Hon Joan Berry Erskine, inherited the Dryburgh Abbey estate, co. Berwick, and the Holmes estate, co. Roxburghe (b. 16 Feb 1833; d. 16 Mar 1870), mar. 8 Apr 1856 Rev George Eden Biber later Biber-Erskine (d. 25 Jul 1866), and had issue

2. Charles Erskine (b. Nov 1814 ; d. an infant)

3. Hon David Stuart Erskine, later 13th Earl of Buchan

4. James Erskine (b. 1818; d. an infant)

5. Hon George Francis Albany Erskine (b. Sep 1823 ; dsp. 10 Jul 1894), mar. 1889 Agnes Maria Mason, 1st dau. of Rev J M Mason, Vicar of Marriche, co. York

6. Hon John McLoughlin Fraser Erskine (b. Mar 1825; dsp. 16 Oct 1891), mar. 1855 Ann Thorne (dsp. 10 Nov 1902), dau. of William Thorne, of Uffculm, co. Devon

1. Lady Mary Margaret Erskine (b. 27 May 1811; dsp. 13 Nov 1891), mar. 23 Jul 1838 William Browne Constable, of Wallace Craigie (dsp. 19 Jul 1852)

2. Lady Christian Isabella Erskine (b. Oct 1820; d. 3 Jul 1886), mar. 4 Jun 1840 John Gordon of Aikenhead, and had issue

3. Hon Alicia Diana Erskine (b. Feb 1822; d. 31 Oct 1891), mar. (1) 6 Jun 1843 Rev Hon Somerville Hay (b. 20 Jul 1817; d. 25 Sep 1853), 1st son of William [Hay], 17th Earl of Erroll, by his 3rd wife Harriet Somerville, sister of Mark [Somerville], 16th Lord Somerville, and 3rd dau. of Lieut Col Hon Hugh Somerville (by his second wife Mary Digby, 1st dau. of Hon Wriothesley Digby, of Meriden, co. Warwick), 2nd son of James [Somerville], 13th Lord Somerville, and (2) 5 Jan 1858 Capt James Young, of Westbridge, Isle of Wight, and had issue by both husbands

mar. (2)

26 Jun 1830 Elizabeth Harvey (d. 17 Dec 1838), yst. dau. of John Harvey, of Castle Semple, co. Renfrew

only child by second wife

7. Hon Henry David Erskine (b. 29 May 1833 ; dvp. 30 Jul 1857)

4. Lady Elizabeth Erskine (b. 9 Oct 1831; d. 13 Jan 1888), mar. 18 Dec 1865 Henry Lee-Harvey, of Castle Semple, co. Renfrew

5. Lady Margaret Erskine (b. 15 Nov 1834; d. 22 Nov 1872), mar. 24 Apr 1860 Rev Sir William Vincent, 12th Bt., Rector of Postwick, co. Norfolk (d. 16 Feb 1914), and had issue

mar. (3)

26 Jun 1839 Caroline Rose Maxwell (d. 22 Apr 1893), yst. dau. of James Primrose Maxwell, of Tuppendean, co. Kent

died

13 Sep 1857

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Grand Master of Scottish Freemasons 1832-33

 

David Stuart [Erskine], 13th Earl of Buchan

born

6 Nov 1815

mar. (1)

27 Apr 1849 Agnes Graham Smith (d. 2 Sep 1875), dau. of James Smith, of Craigend, co. Stirling

children by first wife

1. Hon Shipley Gordon Stuart Erskine, later 14th Earl of Buchan

2. Capt Hon Albany Mar Stuart Erskine (b. 24 Feb 1852; d. 9 Jun 1933), mar. (1) 16 May 1878 (div. 1900) Alice Ellen Keyser (dsp. 19 Sep 1902), dau. of Alfred Keyser, of Cross Oak, co. Hertford, and (2) 2 Sep 1909 Elizabeth Kate Craddock (d. 6 Oct 1965), only surv. dau. of George Samuel Craddock, of Melbourne, Australia, and had issue by his second wife:

1a. Rose Agnes Jessie Stuart Erskine (b. 25 Jun 1910)

2a. Gladys Evelyn Stuart Erskine (b. 5 Sep 1916), mar. 1949 Johannes Adalbert Hopmann, of The Golliwogs, Windmill Road, Mortimer Common, co. Berkshire

3a. Nancy Elizabeth Stuart Erskine (b. 2 Oct 1921), mar. 19 Jul 1941 Frank Stonely Stone, of 38 College Place, Mortimer, co. Berkshire, son of Frank Stone, of Glebe Farm, Kenn, co. Exeter, and has issue

3. Hon Graham Somerville Erskine (b. 6 Mar 1855; dvp. 29 Aug 1855)

mar. (2)

17 Jul 1876 Maria Collas (b. c. 1817; widow of Jervois Collas, of St Martin's House, Jersey, Channel Islands;  d. 11 Aug 1899), dau. of William James

died

3 Dec 1898

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Shipley Gordon Stuart [Erskine], 14th Earl of Buchan

born

29 Feb 1850

mar.

9 Nov 1876 Rosalie Louisa Sartoris (d. 29 Jan 1943), yst. dau. of Capt Jules Alexandre Sartoris, of Hopsford Hall, Coventry, co. Warwick

children

1. Hon Ronald Douglas Stuart Mar Erskine, later 15th Earl of Buchan

1. Lady Muriel Agnes Stuart Erskine (b. 15 Apr 1879; d. 23 Oct 1967), mar. 7 Jan 1903 Brig Gen Hon Charles Strathavon Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby CB CMG (b. 18 May 1870; d. 15 Dec 1949), 2nd son of Gilbert Henry [Heathcote later Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby], 1st Earl of Ancaster, by his wife Lady Evelyn Elizabeth Gordon, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Charles [Gordon], 10th Marquess of Huntly, and had issue

2. Lady Marjorie Gladys Stuart Erskine (b. 7 Sep 1880)

2. Lady Evelyn Hilda Stuart Erskine (b. 21 Mar 1883; d. 21 Jul 1939), mar. 24 Jun 1903 Walter Edward [Guinness], 1st Baron Moyne, and had issue

died

16 Apr 1934

suc. by

son

 

Ronald Douglas Stuart Mar [Erskine], 15th Earl of Buchan

born

6 Apr 1878

died

18 Dec 1960

suc. by

kinsman

 

Donald Cardross Flower [Erskine], 7th Baron Erskine later 16th Earl of Buchan

1st son of Montagu [Erskine], 6th Baron Erskine (by his wife Florence Flower, 4th dau. of Edgar Flower, of Middlehill Park, Broadway, co. Worcester), 1st son of William Macnaghten [Erskine], 5th Baron Erskine (by his wife Caroline Alice Martha Grimble, dau. of William Grimble), 1st son of John Cadwalader [Erskine], 4th Baron Erskine (by his first wife Margaret Martyn, dau. of John Martyn, of co. Tyrone), 2nd son of David Montagu [Erskine], 2nd Baron Erskine (by his first wife Frances Cadwalader, dau. of Gen John Cadwalader, of Philadelphia, USA), 1st son of Thomas [Erskine], 1st Baron Erskine (by his first wife Frances Moore, dau. of David Moore MP), 3rd son of Henry David [Erskine], 10th Earl of Buchan

born

3 Jun 1899

mar.

5 Jan 1927 Christina Baxendale (d. 1994), dau. of Hugh Woolner and adop. dau. of Lloyd Harry Baxendale, of Greenham Lodge, Newbury, co. Berkshire

children

1. David Stuart Erskine (b. 20 Jun 1928; dvp. 1 Feb 1933)

2. Hon Malcolm Harry Erskine, later 17th Earl of Buchan

1. Lady Sarah Louise Erskine (b. 14 Jul 1931), mar. 12 Jun 1957 (div. 1972) Maj Norman Neill-Fraser, of Willow Cottage, South Hay, Kingsley, co. Hampshire, 1st son of Maj William Neill-Fraser, of Joppa Road, Portobello, co. Midlothian, and has issue

2. Lady Caroline Flower Erskine (b. 29 Jun 1935), mar. 26 Feb 1963 (John) Robin William Lingard, of Semley Grange, Shaftesbury, co. Dorset, son of Capt Henry Lingard MC, of Bradford, co. York, and has issue

died

26 Jul 1984

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 9 Feb 1957 as 7th Baron Erskine

 

Malcolm Harry [Erskine], 17th Earl of Buchan

born

4 Jul 1930

mar.

21 Feb 1957 Hilary Diana Cecil Power, only dau. of Sir Ivan McLannahan Cecil Power, 2nd Bt. of Newlands Manor, by his first wife Nancy Hilary Griffiths, dau. of Rev John William Griffiths, of Greenacre, Wentworth, Virginia Water, co. Surrey

children

1. Hon Henry Thomas Alexander Erskine, styled Lord Cardross (b. 31 May 1960), mar. 1987 Charlotte Catherine Lucinda Beaumont (b. 29 May 1962; d. 1 Jun 2013), only dau. of Hon Matthew Henry Beaumont, of Bearl House, Stocksfield, co. Northumberland (by his first wife Anne Christine Margaret Hamilton, 1st dau. of Gerald John Hamilton), 4th son of Wentworth Henry Canning [Beaumont], 2nd Viscount Allendale, and has issue:

1a. Hon Alexander Erskine, Master of Cardross (b. 26 Apr 1990)

2a. Hon Frederick Alastair Erskine (b. 1992)

2. Hon Montagu John Erskine (b. 17 Jan 1966), mar. 17 May 1997 Rachel Elizabeth Pryor (b. 1966), dau. of Stephen Pryor, and has issue

1. Lady Seraphina Mary Erskine (b. 14 Jul 1961), mar. 1990 Stephen K Berry, 1st son of Maj Roy Berry, of Witham, co. Essex, and has issue

2. Lady Arabella Fleur Erskine (b. 27 Aug 1969), mar. (1) 1992 Francis Robin Charles Salvesen, 1st son of Robert Salvesen, of Eaglescairnie House, Haddington, and (2) 30 Nov 1996 Mark A Biddle, 2nd son of Donald Biddle, and has issue by her second husband

 

 Last updated 26 Aug 2013

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Titles:

17th Earl of Buchan

(Scotland, let. pat. 1469)

17th Lord Auchterhouse

(Scotland, let. pat. 1469)

12th Lord Cardross

(Scotland, let. pat. 9 Jul 1606 or 10 Jun 1610)

8th Baron Erskine, of Restormel Castle in the County of Cornwall

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 10 Feb 1806)

 

Address:

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