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Scott of Buccleuch, Lord (S, 1606)
Creation: let.pat. 18 Mar 1605/6
Family name: Scott
See Duke of Buccleuch
Walter [Scott], 1st Lord Scott of Buccleuch, PC
only son and heir of Sir Walter Scot of Buccleuch and Branxholme, by his wife Lady Margaret Douglas, 1st dau. of David [Douglas], 7th Earl of Angus
after 1 Oct 1586 Margaret Ker (d. after 1611), sister of Robert [Ker], 1st Earl of Roxburghe, and dau. of Sir William Ker of Cessford by his wife Janet Douglas, dau. of Sir William Douglas of Drumlanrig
1. Hon Walter Scott, later 2nd Lord Scott of Buccleuch later 1st Earl of Buccleuch
1. Hon Margaret Scott (d. 5 Oct 1651), mar. (1) after 19 Dec 1614 James [Ross], 6th Lord Ross, and (2) betw. Nov 1642 and Mar 1642/3 as his second wife Alexander [Seton later Montgomerie], 6th Earl of Eglinton, and had issue by her first husband
2. Hon Elizabeth Scott (dsp. after 30 Jun 1619 and before 23 Apr 1623), mar. after 22 Nov 1616 as his first wife John [Cranstoun], 2nd Lord Cranstoun
3. Hon Jean Scott (d. after 21 Sep 1613)
15 Dec 1611
18 Mar 1605/6 Lord Scott of Buccleuch
knighted 1590; Warden of the West Marches, Keeper of Liddesdale, etc. 1590; captured by the English 1597; served in the Netherlands under Maurice, Prince of Orange; Privy Councillor [S] 1611
Walter [Scott], 2nd Lord Scott of Buccleuch later 1st Earl of Buccleuch
15 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)
The Lordship of Scott of Buccleuch has been held by the Earls of Buccleuch (Dukes of Buccleuch from 20 Apr 1663) since 15 Mar 1619.
Last updated 8 Jun 2004
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