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Montrose, Marquess of (S, 1644)

 

Creation: let. pat. 6 May 1644

 

Family name: Graham

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Arms:

See Duke of Montrose

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James [Graham], 5th Earl of Montrose later 1st Marquess of Montrose, KG

1st son and heir of John [Graham], 4th Earl of Montrose, by his wife Lady Margaret Ruthven, 2nd dau. of William [Ruthven], 1st Earl of Gowrie

born

1612

mar.

10 Nov 1629 Lady Magdalen Carnegie (d. aft. 21 Feb 1647/8), 6th dau. of David [Carnegie], 1st Earl of Southesk, by his wife Margaret Lindsey, only dau. by his first wife of Sir David Lindsey of Edzell

children:

1. Lord John Graham, styled Earl of Kincardine (b. 1630;  dvp. Mar 1645)

2. Lord James Graham, later 2nd Marquess of Montrose

3. Hon David Graham (bapt. 8 Jan 1638; dvp. Nov 1641)

4. Lord Robert Graham (d. c. 1666)

1. Lady Jean Graham (d. after 30 Jun 1686)

died

executed 21 May 1650

created

6 May 1644 Lord Graham and Mugdock, Earl of Kincardine and Marquess of Montrose

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father 14 Nov 1626 as 5th Earl of Montrose;  Lieutenant Governor and Captain General of the Scottish Forces for the King 1645;  made Field Marshal by Emperor Ferdinand III;  Knight of the Garter 1649/50

 

James [Graham], 2nd Marquess of Montrose, PC

born

1633

mar.

after 20 Dec 1656 Lady Isabel Ker (widow of Robert [Ker], 1st Earl of Roxburghe;  d. 16 Dec 1672), 5th dau. of William [Douglas], 7th Earl of Morton, by his wife Lady Anne Keith, 1st dau. by his first wife of George [Keith], 4th Earl Marischal

children:

1. Lord James Graham, later 3rd Marquess of Montrose

2. Lord Charles Graham (dsp. 25 Feb 1674)

1. Lady Anne Graham (d. c. 14 Feb 1709), mar. Alexander [Livingston], 3rd Earl of Callendar, and had issue

2. Lady Jean Graham (d. c. 20 Feb 1683), mar. after 10 Feb 1679 Jonathan Urquhart of Cromarty, and had issue

3. Lady Grizel Graham (d. 30 Jun 1726), mar. bef. 1688 Hon William Cochrane of Kilmaronock (d. Aug 1717), 2nd son of Rt Hon William Cochrane, styled Lord Cochrane (by his wife Lady Catherine Kennedy, 2nd dau. by his first wife of John [Kennedy], 6th Earl of Cassillis), 1st son and heir ap. of William [Cochrane], 1st Earl of Dundonald, and had issue

died

Feb 1669

suc. by

son

note

Privy Councillor [S] 1660/1;  an Extraordinary Lord of Session 1668-69

 

James [Graham], 3rd Marquess of Montrose, PC

born

20 Oct 1657

mar.

9 Jun 1681 Lady Christian Leslie (mar. (2) May 1687 Sir John Bruce of Balcaskie and Kinross, 2nd Bt.;  d. 21 Apr 1710), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of John [Leslie], 1st Duke of Rothes, by his wife Lady Anne Lindsay, 1st dau. of John [Lindsay], 17th Earl of Crawford

only child:

1. Lord James Graham, later 4th Marquess of Montrose later 1st Duke of Montrose

died

25 Apr 1684

suc. by

son

note

Privy Councillor [S] 1678;  President of the Scottish Council 1682-84

 

James [Graham], 4th Marquess of Montrose later 1st Duke of Montrose, PC

created

24 Apr 1707 Lord Aberuthven, Mugdock and Fintry, Viscount of Dundaff, Earl of Kincardine, Marquess of Graham and Buchanan, and Duke of Montrose

 

The Marquessate of Montrose has been held by the Dukes of Montrose since 24 Apr 1707

 

 Last updated 29 Apr 2009

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