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Ramsay of Dalhousie, Lord (S, 1618)


Creation: let.pat. 25 Aug 1618


Family name: Ramsay




See Earl of Dalhousie



George [Ramsay], 1st Lord Ramsay of Dalhousie

son and heir of George Ramsay of Dalhousie, by his wife Elizabeth Ramsay, 1st dau. and cohrss, of David Ramsay of Clatty


after 1570


1593 Margaret Douglas (d. after 12 Sep 1615), dau. of Sir George Douglas of Helenhill (by his first wife Janet Lindsay, dau. of John Lindsay of Dowhill), brother of William [Douglas], 6th Earl of Morton, and 3rd son of Sir Robert Douglas of Lochleven, by his wife Hon Margaret Erskine, 1st dau. of Robert [Erskine], 4th Lord Erskine and de jure 15th Earl of Mar


1. Hon William Ramsay, later 2nd Lord Ramsay of Dalhousie later 1st Earl of Dalhousie

2. Hon John Ramsay of Edington, mar. after 19 Feb 1628 Egidia Kellie, dau. of William Kellie

3. Hon James Ramsay

4. Hon David Ramsay (d. after 27 Jul 1622)

1. Hon Janet Ramsay (b. 8 Nov 1608)

2. Hon Margaret Ramsay, mar. 16 Dec 1626 Sir William Livingston of Kilsyth, and had issue


bef. 22 Jul 1629


25 Aug 1618 Lord Ramsay of Melrose, to him and his heirs male; by further letters patent 5 Jan 1619 the title was changed to that of Lord Ramsay of Dalhousie

suc. by



knighted bef. 1603; Member of Parliament for Kincardineshire 1617


William [Ramsay], 2nd Lord Ramsay of Dalhousie later 1st Earl of Dalhousie


29 Jun 1633 Lord Ramsay of Keringtoun and Earl of Dalhousie


The Lordship of Ramsay of Dalhousie has been held by the Earls of Dalhousie since 29 Jun 1633.


 First written 13 Apr 2004



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