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Eglinton, Earl of (S, 1506/7)

 

Creation: let. pat. 20 Jan 1507/8 (new let. pat., with former precedency, 24 Mar 1615)

 

Family name: Montgomerie

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th grandquarters, quarterly:  1st and 4th, Azure three Fleurs-de-lys Or (Montgomerie); 2nd and 3rd, Gules three Annulets Or stoned Azure (Eglinton), all within a Bordure Or charged with a Double Tressure flory counterflory Gules; 2nd and 3rd grandquarters, quarterly:  1st and 4th, Or three Crescents within a Double Tressure flory counterflory Gules (Seton); 2nd and 3rd, Azure three Garbs Or (Buchan);  over all an Escutcheon parted per pale Gules and Azure, the dexter charged with a Sword in pale proper, pommelled and hilted Or, supporting an Imperial Crown, the sinister charged with a Star of twelve points Argent, all within a Double Tressure flory counterflory Gold

Crests:

1st:  A Lady dressed in Ancient apparel Azure, holding in her dexter hand an Anchor Or, and in her sinister the Head of a Savage couped suspended by the hair all proper (Eglinton);  2nd:  Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Wyvern wings elevated Vert vomiting fire, his wings elevated proper

Supporters:

On either side a Wyvern Vert, vomiting fire proper

Mottoes:

1st:  Garde Bien (Take good care);  2nd:  Hazard Yet Forward

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Hugh [Montgomerie], 2nd Lord Montgomerie later 1st Earl of Eglinton, PC

1st son and heir ap. of Alexander Montgomerie, Master of Montgomerie (by his wife Catherine Kennedy, dau. by his first wife of Gilbert [Kennedy], 1st Lord Kennedy), 1st on and heir ap. of Alexander Montgomerie, Master of Montgomerie (by his wife Elizabeth Hepburn, sister of Patrick [Hepburn], 1st Lord Hailes, and 1st dau. of Sir Adam Hepburn of Hailes), 1st son and heir ap. of Alexander [Montgomerie], 1st Lord Montgomerie

born

c.1459/60

mar.

21 Apr 1478 Lady Helen Campbell (d. after 23 Jan 1528/9), 3rd dau. of Colin [Campbell], 1st Earl of Argyll, by his wife Isabel Campbell, 1st dau. and cohrss. of John [Stewart], 2nd Lord Lorne

children

1. Hon John Montgomerie, Master of Montgomerie later of Eglinton (b. bef. 29 Aug 1483; dvp. 30 Apr 1520), mar. after 1 Jun 1498 Elizabeth Edmonstone, dau. of Sir Archibald Edmonstone of Duntreath, by his wife Janet Shaw, dau. of Sir James Shaw of Sauchie, and had issue:

1a. Hon Archibald Montgomerie, Master of Eglinton (d. c. Nov 1526)

2a. Hon Hugh Montgomerie, later 2nd Earl of Eglinton

1a. Lady Christian Montgomerie, mar. as his second wife Sir James Douglas, 7th of Drumlanrig, and had issue

2. Hon William Montgomerie of Greenfield, mar. Elizabeth Francis, dau. and hrss. of Robert Francis of Stane, and had issue

3. Hon Sir Neil Montgomerie of Lainshaw (d. Jun 1547), mar. Margaret Mure (mar. (2) John Kennedy of Skeldon; d. after Feb 1560/1), dau. and hrss. of Quintin Mure of Skeldon, and had issue

4. Hon Hew Montgomerie, ? died at the Battle of Pinkie

5. Hon Robert Montgomerie, Bishop of Argyll 1531

1. Lady Margaret Montgomerie (d. bef. 12 Feb 1522/3), mar. (1) bef. 20 Jul 1517 as his first wife William [Sempill], 2nd Lord Sempill, and had issue

2. Lady Matilda Montgomerie, mar. Colin Campbell of Ardkinglas

3. Lady Isobel Montgomerie, mar. John Mure of Caldwell, and had issue

4. Lady Helen Montgomerie, mar. bef. 15 Nov 1500 John Blair of that Ilk

5. Lady Janet Montgomerie, mar. George Campbell of Cessnock, killed at the Battle of Flodden (d. 9 Sep 1513), and had issue

6. Lady Agnes Montgomerie (d. 26 Oct 1596), mar. John Ker of Kersland, and had issue

7. Lady Catherine Montgomerie, mar. George Montgomerie of Skelmorlie, son of Cuthbert Montgomerie

died

Sep 1545

created

3/20 Jan 1506/7 Earl of Eglinton

suc. by

grandson

note

suc. his great-grandfather c.1483 as 2nd Lord Montgomerie; Privy Councillor [S] 1488; Constable of Rothesay Castle 1489; Baillie of Cunningham 1498; Counsellor to the Queen Dowager 1513-14; Justice General of the Northern Parts of Scotland 1526/7; one of the Administrators of the Realm 1536

 

Hugh [Montgomerie], 2nd Earl of Eglinton

born

mar.

betw. 30 Jan and 8 Feb 1530/1 his third cousin Hon Mariota Borthwick (former wife of Hon Thomas Borthwick, Master of Borthwick, 1st son and heir ap. of William [Borthwick], 4th Lord Borthwick; mar. (3) bef. 24 Mar 1552/3 Alexander Graham of Wallacetown, 2nd son of William [Graham], 2nd Earl of Montrose; d. betw. 1558 and 30 Sep 1561), only dau. of George [Seton], 3rd Lord Seton, by his wife Lady Janet Hepburn, 1st dau. of Patrick [Hepburn], 1st Earl of Bothwell

children

1. Hon Hugh Montgomerie, later 3rd Earl of Eglinton

2. Hon William Montgomerie (dsp. legit. bef. 20 Mar 1593)

1. Lady Agnes Montgomerie, mar. after 12 Jan 1555/6 Thomas Kennedy of Bargany

2. Lady Margaret Montgomerie, mar. Hugh Montgomerie of Stane

3. Lady Jean Montgomerie, mar. bef. 10 Apr 1562 Matthew Stewart, son of James Stewart of Cardonald

died

3 Sep 1546

suc. by

son

 

Hugh [Montgomerie], 3rd Earl of Eglinton

born

mar. (1)

after 13 Feb 1554/5 (div. 1562 on grounds of consanguinity) Lady Jean Hamilton (dsp. Dec 1596), 2nd dau. of James [Hamilton], 2nd Earl of Arran, by his wife Lady Margaret Douglas, 1st dau. amd cohrss. of James [Douglas], 3rd Earl of Morton

mar. (2)

bef. 10 Aug 1562 Agnes Campbell (widow of Sir Hugh Campbell of Loudoun;  mar. (3) 1588 Patrick [Drummond], 3rd Lord Drummond;  d. 21 Jan 1589/90), dau. and cohrss. of Sir William Drummond of Innerpeffry, by his wife Lady Margaret Gordon, widow of Hon John Gordon, Master of Huntly, and illegitimate dau. of James IV, King of Scotland, by his mistress Margaret Drummond, 1st dau. of John [Drummond], 1st Lord Drummond

children by second wife

1. Hon Hugh Montgomerie, later 4th Earl of Eglinton

2. Hon Robert Montgomerie of Giffen (d. Aug 1596), mar. after Apr 1589 his second cousin Jean Campbell (mar. (2) 1598 as his second wife Ludovic [Stuart], 2nd Duke of Lennox; d. 15 Dec 1610), sister of Hugh [Campbell], 1st Lord Campbell of Loudoun, and 1st dau. of Sir Matthew Campbell of Loudoun by his wife Isabel Drummond, dau. of Sir John Drummond of Innerpeffrey, and had issue:

1a. Margaret Montgomerie (b. c. 1590; dsp. 1616), mar. (1) after 9 May 1604 (annulled 1611/2) her first cousin Hugh [Montgomerie], 5th Earl of Eglinton, and (2) bef. 24 Mar 1614/5 as his first wife Robert [Boyd], 7th Lord Boyd

2a. Agnes Montgomerie (d. unm. 1612)

3a. Isabel Montgomerie (d. unm. 1613)

1. Lady Margaret Montgomerie (d. 9 Apr 1624), mar. c. 19 May 1583 Robert [Seton], 1st Earl of Winton, and had issue:

1a. Hon Robert Seton, later 2nd Earl of Winton

2a. Hon George Seton, later 3rd Earl of Winton

3a. Hon Sir Alexander Seton of Foulstruther, later 6th Earl of Eglinton

4a. Hon Sir Thomas Seton of Over Olwestob (dspm.), mar. Agnes Drummond, dau. of Thomas Drummond of Corskeply

5a. Hon Sir John Seton of St Germains, mar. 1620 Margaret Kellie, dau. of William Kellie, and had issue

1a. Lady Isabel Seton (b. 30 Nov 1593), mar. (1) as his first wife James [Drummond], 1st Earl of Perth, and (2) bef. Apr 1618 Hon Francis Stewart, 1st son and heir of Francis [Stewart], 1st Earl of Bothwell, and had issue by both husbands

2. Lady Agnes Montgomerie (d. bef. 28 Nov 1601), mar. after 11 Sep 1583 as his first wife her third cousin Robert [Sempill], 4th Lord Sempill, and had issue

died

3 Jun 1585

suc. by

son by second wife

 

Hugh [Montgomerie], 4th Earl of Eglinton

born

1563

mar. (1)

after 20 May 1576 Hon Gille Boyd (d. after 1584), 1st dau. of Robert [Boyd], 5th Lord Boyd, by his wife and cousin Margaret Colquhoun, dau. and hrss. of George Colquhoun of Glins by his wife Margaret Boyd, 1st dau. of Alexander [Boyd], 3rd Lord Boyd

only child by first wife

1. Hon Hugh Montgomerie, later 5th Earl of Eglinton

mar. (2)

Helen Kennedy (mar. (2) after 8 May 1590 John Graham of Knockdoylan, and (3) bef. 1605 Alexander Kennedy of Craigneill), dau. of Thomas Kennedy of Bargeny

died

18 Apr 1586

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Hugh [Montgomerie], 5th Earl of Eglinton

born

mar.

after 9 May 1604 (annulled 1611/2) his first cousin Margaret Montgomerie (b. c. 1589; mar. (2) bef. 24 Mar 1614/5 as his first wife Robert [Boyd], 7th Lord Boyd; dsp. 1616), 1st dau. and eventual sole hrss. of Hon Robert Montgomerie of Giffen, by his wife Jean Campbell, 1st dau. of Sir Matthew Campbell of Loudoun

died

s.p. 4 Sep 1612

suc. by

cousin

note

on 28 Nov 1611 he had a crown charter of resignation and novodamus with remainder to Sir Alexander Seton of Foulstruther, 3rd son of his aunt, Margaret, Countess of Winton, and his issue male, whom failing, to Thomas and John, younger brothers of Sir Alexander, and their issue male, of the Lordship and Barony of Kilwinning, and the Lordship and Earldom of Eglinton, united into the Earldom of Eglinton

 

Alexander [Seton later Montgomerie], 6th Earl of Eglinton

3rd son of Robert [Seton], 1st Earl of Winton, by his wife Lady Margaret Montgomerie, 1st dau. by his second wife of Hugh [Montgomerie], 3rd Earl of Eglinton

born

1588

mar. (1)

22 Jun 1612 Lady Anne Livingston, Maid of Honour to Queen Anne of Denmark (d. 12 Nov 1632), 1st dau. of Alexander [Livingston], 1st Earl of Linlithgow, by his wife Lady Helen Hay, only dau. by his first wife of Andrew [Hay], 8th Earl of Erroll

children by first wife

1. Hon Hugh Montgomerie, later 7th Earl of Eglinton

2. Hon Sir Henry Montgomerie of Giffen (b. 26 Jul 1614; dsp. 3 May 1644), mar. 21 Sep 1640 Lady Jane Gordon (widow of John [Gordon], 1st Viscount of Kenmure; bur. 26 Feb 1674/5), 3rd dau. of Archibald [Campbell], 7th Earl of Argyll, by his first wife Lady Agnes Douglas, 5th dau. of William [Douglas], 6th Earl of Morton

3. Col Hon Alexander Montgomerie (b. 8 Nov 1615; d. Jul 1642)

4. Col Hon James Montgomerie of Coylsfield (d. 18 Oct 1675), mar. Jun 1659 Margaret Macdonald, dau. of John Macdonald of Kintyre, by his wife Elizabeth Stewart, dau. of Sir William Stewart, and had issue:

1a. Alexander Montgomerie of Coylsfield (d. 3 Mar 1679)

2a. Capt Hugh Montgomerie of Coylsfield (d. Mar 1735), mar. (1) 29 Apr 1693 Jean Primrose, sister of James [Primrose], 1st Viscount of Primrose, and 2nd dau. of Sir William Primrose of Carrington, 2nd Bt., and had issue:

1b. Mary Montgomerie (d. 10 Aug 1763), mar. bef. 19 Jun 1723 William Hamilton of Letham (d. betw. 27 Jul 1734 and 29 Aug 1735), 1st son of John Hamilton of Bardanoch

2b. Helenor Montgomerie (dsp. 30 Oct 1782), mar. 28 Dec 1725 Thomas Garvine of Camcescan, Provost of Ayr

3b. Jean Montgomerie (d. 30 Oct 1768), mar. (1) after 22 May 1728 Rev John Burnet, Minister at Stair, and (2) after 20 Dec 1736 Rev John McDermott, Minister at Ayr, and had issue by her first husband

Capt Hugh Montgomerie mar. (2) after 10 Sep 1708 Katharine Hamilton (widow of John Hamilton of Letham), dau. of James Arbuckle, a merchant burgess of Edinburgh, and had further issue:

1b. Alexander Montgomerie of Coylsfield (d. 28 Dec 1783), mar. 11 Jun 1735 Lillias Montgomery (d. 18 Nov 1783), dau. of Sir Robert Montgomery of Skelmorlie, 5th Bt., and had issue:

1c. Hugh Montgomerie, later 12th Earl of Eglinton

2c. Robert Montgomerie (bapt. 8 Feb 1741; d. bef. 22 Aug 1752)

3c. Alexander Montgomerie, of Annick Lodge, sometime in the HEICS (b. 24 May 1744; d. 8 Jul 1802), mar. 20 Oct 1784 Elizabeth Taylor (d. 13 Feb 1839), dau. of Dr John Taylor, of Townhead, co. Lancaster, and Abbotshall, Kendal, and had issue

4c. Thomas Montgomerie, of Dumfries, Virginia (bapt. 2 Mar 1746; d. 13 Aug 1792)

5c. Archibald Montgomerie, in the HEICS (b. 3 Jun 1751; d. 5 Jan 1831), mar. Marie Chantrey, and had issue

6c. Lt Gen James Montgomerie (b. 26 Feb 1755; dsp. 13 Apr 1829), mar. 1810 Harriet Elizabeth Jackson, dau. of Thomas Jackson, of Westbury, co. Gloucester

1c. Frances Montgomerie (b. 18 Sep 1736; dsp. 30 Jul 1763), mar. 1758 James Ritchie of Busbie

2c. Katherine Montgomerie (b. 30 Jul 1737; d. after 1742)

3c. Lillias Montgomerie (b. 12 Feb 1743; d. 3 Jul 1827), mar. 1762 John Hamilton of Sundrum, and had issue

4c. Margaret Montgomerie (bapt. 10 Dec 1748; dsp.), mar. after 4 Jul 1769 John Hamilton of Bargany

5c. Anne Montgomerie (b. 6 Feb 1761)

4b. Margaret Montgomerie (d. 6 Jul 1759), mar. bef. Mar 1739 John Hamilton, merchant in Jamaica, and brother of Robert Hamilton of Bourtreehill, and had issue

5b. Katherine Montgomerie (d. after Feb 1789)

1a. Margaret Montgomerie (d. after 4 Dec 1717), mar. after 5 Oct 1681 John Chalmers of Gadgirth

2a. Mary Montgomerie (d. after 17 Oct 1674), mar. David Kennedy of Kirkmichael

3a. Elizabeth Montgomerie (d. after 17 Oct 1674), mar. ..... Dunbar of Machirmore

4a. Anna Montgomerie (bapt. 20 Jul 1662; dvp. bef. 17 Oct 1674)

5. Maj Gen Hon Robert Montgomerie. a Gentleman of the Bedchamber 1660 (d. 1684), mar. after 4 Sep 1662 Hon Elizabeth Livingston (mar. (2) Capt George Douglas, 5th son of Hon Sir William Douglas of Kelhead), 1st dau. of James [Livingston], 1st Viscount of Kilsyth, and had issue

1. Lady Margaret Montgomerie (b. 20 Feb 1617; d. 27 Jan 1664/5), mar. (1) bef. 10 May 1642 as his second wife John [Hay], 1st Earl of Tweeddale, and (2) after Jan 1660/1 as his second wife William [Cunningham], 9th Earl of Glencairn, and had issue by her first husband

2. Lady Eleanor Montgomerie (b. 26 Jul 1618; d. young)

3. Lady Anna Montgomerie (d. after 1649)

mar. (2)

betw. Nov 1642 and Mar 1643/4 Hon Margaret Ross (widow of James [Ross], 6th Lord Ross;  d. 3 Oct 1651), 1st dau. of Walter [Scott], 1st Lord Scott of Buccleuch, by his wife Mary Kerr, dau. of Sir William Kerr of Cessford

died

7 Jan 1660/1

suc. by

son by first wife

note

initially supported the Parliamentary side in the Civil War and fought against King Charles I at Marston Moor 1644; however by 1650 he was Capt of the Horse Guards to the King; imprisoned as a Royalist and joined King Charles II in Holland following his release in 1660

 

Hugh [Montgomerie], 7th Earl of Eglinton, PC

born

30 Mar 1613

mar. (1)

after 13 Apr 1631 Lady Anne Hamilton (dspm. 16 Oct 1632), 1st dau. of James [Hamilton], 2nd Marquess of Hamilton, by his wife Lady Ann Cunningham, 4th dau. of James [Cunningham], 7th Earl of Glencairn

only child by first wife

1. Lady Anne Montgomerie, mar. (1) Robert Seton, 1st son of Sir George Seton of Hailes, and (2) c. 1658 as his first wife James [Ogilvy], 3rd Earl of Findlater, and had issue by her second husband

mar. (2)

after 24 Dec 1635 Lady Mary Leslie, 2nd dau. of John [Leslie], 6th Earl of Rothes, by his wife Lady Ann Erskine, 2nd dau. by his second wife of John [Erskine], 19th and de jure 2nd Earl of Mar

children by second wife

1. Hon Alexander Montgomerie, later 8th Earl of Eglinton

2. Hon Francis Montgomerie of Giffen, Member of Parliament for Ayrshire 1690-1708 (d. Jan 1728/9), mar. (1) after 10 Oct 1673 Lady Margaret Leslie, suo jure Countess of Leven, and (2) Elizabeth Primrose (b. 17 Jun 1650; widow of Sir James Primrose of Barnbougle), dau. of Sir Robert Sinclair of Longformachus, Bt., and had issue by his second wife

2. Lady Mary Montgomerie (dspm. 1 Jun 1677), mar. 4 Sep 1662 as his first wife (sep. 1675) George [Seton], 4th Earl of Winton, and had issue

3. Lady Margaret Montgomerie (d. bef. 22 Feb 1685/6), mar. after 25 Nov 1666 James [Campbell], 2nd Earl of Loudoun, and had issue

4. Lady Christiana Montgomerie, mar. 16 Feb 1672 as his first wife John [Elphinstone], 4th Lord Balmerinoch, and had issue

5. Lady Eleanor Montgomerie (d. Sep 1687), mar. 1674 as his second wife David Dunbar of Baldoon (dvp. 20 Mar 1682), son of Sir David Dunbar, 1st Bt., and had issue

6. Lady Anne Montgomerie, mar. after 30 Dec 1675 Sir Andrew Ramsay of Abbotshall, 1st Bt., Lord Provost of Edinburgh 1654-57 and 1662-73 and a Lord of Session under the style of Lord Abbotshall, and had issue

died

Feb 1668/9

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Privy Councillor [S] 1660/1

 

Alexander [Montgomerie], 8th Earl of Eglinton, PC

born

mar. (1)

Jan 1657/8 Lady Elizabeth Crichton (d. 5 Dec 1675), 1st dau. of William [Crichton], 2nd Earl of Dumfries, by his wife Penelope Swift, dau. by his second wife of Sir Robert Swift, of Rotherham, co. York

children by first wife

1. Hon Alexander Montgomerie, later 9th Earl of Eglinton

2. Maj Hon Hugh Montgomerie (d. bef. 1725)

3. Maj Hon John Montgomerie (dsp. bef. 5 Jul 1693), mar. Jean Gibson

1. Lady Mary Montgomerie (d. Apr 1742), mar. after 22 Jun 1683 Sir James Agnew of Lochnaw, 4th Bt., and had issue

2. Lady Margaret Montgomerie (d. bef. 15 Jun 1687)

mar. (2)

2 Feb 1678/9 Grace Wentworth (widow of Sir Thomas Wentworth, 1st Bt.;  dsp. after 18 Apr 1698), dau. and hrss. of Francis Popeley, of Wooley Morehouse, by his wife Elizabeth Gomersal, dau. and hrss. of John Gomersal, of Gomersal

mar. (3)

6 Dec 1698 Katherine Sandys (widow of (1) Michael Wentworth, 1st son and heir ap. of Sir George Wentworth, of Woolley, co. York, (2) Sir John Kaye, 1st Bt., of Woodsome, and (3) Henry Sandys, of Doune Court, co. Kent;  bur. 6 Aug 1700), 3rd dau. of Sir William St Quintin, 1st Bt., by his wife Mary Lacy, sister and cohrss. of John Lacy, of Foulkton, co. York, and 1st dau. of Robert Lacy, of Foulkton, co. York

died

1701

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Privy Councillor [S] 1689

 

Alexander [Montgomerie], 9th Earl of Eglinton, PC

born

c. 1660

mar. (1)

after 16 Dec 1676 Lady Margaret Cochrane, sister of John [Cochrane], 2nd Earl of Dundonald, and 1st dau. of Hon William Cochrane, styled Lord Cochrane (by his wife Lady Catharine Kennedy, 2nd dau. of John [Kennedy], 6th Earl of Cassillis), 1st son and heir ap. of William [Cochrane], 1st Earl of Dundonald, by his wife Eupheme Scott, dau. of Sir William Scott of Ardross, co. Fife

children by first wife

1. Hon Hugh Montgomerie, Master of Montgomerie (bapt. 29 Dec 1680; dvp. 1696)

2. Hon Alexander Montgomerie (dvp. young)

3. Hon John Montgomerie (b. 6 Mar 1687/8; dvp. young)

1. Lady Catherine Montgomerie (d. Dec 1757), mar. c. 1694 James [Stewart], 5th Earl of Galloway, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Montgomerie (b. 21 Jan 1684; dvp. young)

3. Lady Jean Montgomerie (b. 1 Dec 1689; d. 28 May 1726), mar. 29 Dec 1711 Sir Alexander Maxwell of Monreith, 2nd Bt., and had issue

4. Lady Eupheme Montgomerie (d. 1 Dec 1738), mar. after 13 Apr 1697 George Lockhart of Carnwath (d. 17 Dec 1735), and had issue

5. Lady Grace Montgomerie (dspm. Jan 1713), mar. after 19 Jan 1710 Robert [Dalzell], 5th Earl of Carnwath, and had issue

mar. (2)

Lady Anne Gordon (bapt. 18 Jul 1675; bur. spm. 16 Dec 1708), 1st dau. of George [Gordon], 1st Earl of Aberdeen, by his wife Anne Lockhart, dau. of George Lockhart of Torbrecks

only child by second wife

6. Lady Mary Montgomerie (b. 20 Nov 1704), mar. betw. 11 and 26 May 1731 Capt Sir David Cunningham of Milncraig and Livingstone, and had issue

mar. (3)

after 19 Jun 1709 Susanna Kennedy (b. c. 1689; d. 18 Mar 1780), dau. of Sir Archibald Kennedy of Culzean, 1st Bt., by his wife Hon Elizabeth Leslie, 1st dau. of David [Leslie], 1st Lord Newark

children by third wife

4. Hon James Montgomerie, styled Lord Montgomerie (b. 19 Apr 1718; dvp. 26 Aug 1724)

5. Hon Alexander Montgomerie, later 10th Earl of Eglinton

6. Hon Archibald Montgomerie, later 11th Earl of Eglinton

7. Lady Elizabeth Montgomerie (b. 4 Jul 1710; d. 19 Feb 1800), mar. 1749 Sir John Cunninghame of Caprington, Bt., and had issue

8. Lady Helen Montgomerie (b. 16 Jan 1712; d. 4 Jan 1747), mar. 4 Jan 1745 as his first wife her second cousin Lt Col Hon Francis Stuart of Pittendreich, 3rd son of Francis [Stuart], 7th Earl of Moray, by his second wife Hon Jean Elphinstone, 2nd dau. of John [Elphinstone], 4th Lord Balmerinoch, by his first wife Lady Christiana Montgomerie, 3rd dau. by his second wife of Hugh [Montgomerie], 7th Earl of Eglinton, and had issue

9. Lady Susan Montgomerie (d. 27 Jul 1754), mar. bef. 1 Aug 1739 John Renton of Lamberton, and had issue

10. Lady Margaret Montgomerie (d. 30 Mar 1799), mar. 24 Apr 1739 as his second wife Sir Alexander Macdonald, 14th of Sleat, 7th Bt., and had issue

11. Lady Frances Montgomerie (d. shortly after 26 Jan 1755)

12. Lady Christian Montgomerie (d. 19 Jul 1748), mar. c. 16 Feb 1737 James Moray of Abercairney, and had issue

13. Lady Grace Montgomerie (dsp. 15 Jun 1751), mar. 12 Mar 1751 Cornet Charles Byne

14. Lady Charlotte Montgomerie (d. 7 Oct 1732)

died

18 Feb 1729

suc. by

son by third wife

note

Privy Councillor [S]; a Commissioner of the Scottish Treasury 1702-04; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1710-14

 

Alexander [Montgomerie], 10th Earl of Eglinton

born

10 Feb 1722/3

died

25 Oct 1769

suc. by

brother

note

Grand Master of Scottish Freemasons 1750-51; Governor of Dunbarton Castle 1759-61; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1760-67; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1761-69

 

Archibald [Montgomerie], 11th Earl of Eglinton

born

18 May 1726

mar. (1)

30 Mar 1772 Lady Jean Lindsay-Crawford (b. 6 Nov 1756; dsp. 22 Jan 1778), 1st dau. of George [Lindsay-Crawford], 21st Earl of Crawford, by his wife Jean Hamilton, 1st dau. and hrss. of Robert Hamilton of Bourtreehill

mar. (2)

9 Aug 1783 (div. 1788) Frances Twisden (mar. (2) 29 Nov 1734 Francis Moore, brother of Gen Sir John Moore), only dau. of Sir William Twisden, 6th Bt., of Roydon Hall, co. Kent, by his wife Mary Jarvis, dau. of George Jarvis

children by second wife

1. Lady Mary Montgomerie (b. 5 Mar 1787; d. 2 Jun 1848), mar. (1) 29 Mar 1803 her fourth cousin Maj Gen Hon Archibald Montgomerie, styled Lord Montgomerie (b. 30 Jul 1773; dvp. 4 Jan 1814), 1st son and heir ap. of Hugh [Montgomerie], 12th Earl of Eglinton, and (2) 30 Jan 1815 as his first wife Sir Charles Montolieu Lamb, 2nd Bt., of Beauport, and had issue by her first husband

2. Lady Susanna Montgomerie (b. 26 May 1788; d. 16 Nov 1805)

died

s.p.m. 30 Oct 1796

suc. by

third cousin

note

Cornet, Scots Greys 1744; raised the 77th Regiment of Foot, which he commanded in America 1757; Maj Gen 1772, Lieut Gen 1777 and General 1793; Col, 51st Regiment of Foot 1767-95 and 2nd Dragoons (Scots Greys) 1795-96; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Ayrshire 1761-68; Equerry to the Queen Consort1761-69; Governor of Dunbarton Castle 1764-82; Deputy Ranger of Hyde Park and St James's Park 1766-68; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1776-96; Governor of Edinburgh Castle 1782-96; Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire 1794-96

 

Hugh [Montgomerie], 12th Earl of Eglinton, KT

born

5 Nov 1739

mar.

after 3 Jun 1772 his cousin Eleanora Hamilton (d. 17 Jan 1817), 4th dau. of Robert Hamilton of Bourtreehill by his wife Ann Cunningham, dau. and cohrss. of William Cunningham of Brownhill

children

1. Maj Gen Hon Archibald Montgomerie, styled Lord Montgomerie (b. 30 Jul 1773; dvp. 4 Jan 1814), mar. 29 Mar 1803 his fourth cousin Lady Mary Montgomerie (b. 5 Mar 1787; mar. (2) 30 Jan 1815 as his first wife Sir Charles Montolieu Lamb, 2nd Bt., of Beauport;  d. 2 Jun 1848), 1st dau. and eventually sole hrss. of Archibald [Montgomerie], 11th Earl of Eglinton, by his second wife Frances Twisden, only dau. of Sir William Twisden, 6th Bt., of Roydon Hall, co. Kent, and had issue:

1a. Hon ..... Montgomerie (dvp. shortly after birth)

2a. Hon ..... Montgomerie (dvp. shortly after birth)

3a. Hon Hugh Montgomerie, styled Lord Montgomerie (b. 24 Jan 1811; dva. 13 Jul 1817)

4a. Hon Archibald Montgomerie, later 13th Earl of Eglinton

2. Lieut Hon Roger Montgomery RN (dvp. Jun 1799)

3. Hon Alexander Montgomerie (dvp. young)

1. Lady Jane Montgomerie (dsp. 23 Feb 1860), mar. 1828 Capt Archibald Hamilton of Carcluie (d. 1848)

2. Lady Lilias Montgomerie (dsp. 10 Sep 1845), mar. (1) 1 Feb 1796 Robert Dundas Macqueen of Braxfield (dsp. 1816), and (2) 21 Aug 1817 Richard Alexander Oswald of Auchincruive (dsp. 1841)

3. Lady Mary Montgomerie (dvp. young)

died

15 Dec 1819

created

15 Feb 1806 Baron Ardrossan, of Ardrossan in the County of Ayr

suc. by

grandson

note

entered the Army 1756; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Ayrshire 1780-81, 1784-89 and 1796; Inspector of Military Roads in Scotland 1789; Lt Col, Glasgow Regiment and Lieutenant Governor of Edinburgh Castle 1794-98; Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire 1796-1819; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1798-1806; Knight of the Thistle 1812

 

Archibald William [Montgomerie], 13th Earl of Eglinton, KT PC

born

29 Sep 1812

mar. (1)

17 Feb 1841 Theresa Howe-Cockerell (widow of Cmdr Richard Howe-Cockerell RN;  d. 16 Dec 1853), illeg. dau. of Thomas [Gleadowe-Newcomen], 2nd Viscount Newcomen, by his mistress Harriet Holland

children by first wife

1. Hon Archibald William Montgomerie, later 14th Earl of Eglinton

2. Hon Seton Montolieu Montgomerie (b. 15 May 1846; d. 26 Nov 1883), mar. 11 Jun 1870 Nina Janet Bronwen Williams (d. 9 Apr 1939), dau. of Lt Col Peers Williams MP, of Temple house, co. Berkshire, and had issue:

1a. May Egidia Montgomerie (b. 4 Apr 1874; dvp. 2 Dec 1874)

2a. Alswen Dorothy Rose Montgomerie (d. 23 Dec 1943)

3a. Viva Seton Montgomerie (d. 14 Apr 1959)

3. Hon George Arnulph Montgomerie, later 15th Earl of Eglinton

1. Lady Egidia Montgomerie (b. 17 Dec 1843; d. 13 Jan 1880), mar. 4 Jul 1861 Frederick William Brook [Thellusson], 5th Baron Rendlesham, and had issue

mar. (2)

4 Nov 1858 Lady Adela Caroline Harriet Capell (b. 4 Mar 1828; dspm. 31 Dec 1860), only dau. of Arthur Algernon [Capell], 6th Earl of Essex, by his first wife Lady Caroline Janetta Beauclerk, 3rd dau. by his second wife of William [Beauclerk], 8th Duke of St Albans

children by second wife

2. Lady Sybil Amelia Adela Montgomerie (b. 24 Aug 1859; d. 3 Feb 1932)

3. Lady Hilda Rose Montgomerie (b. 7 Dec 1860; dspms. 18 Jun 1928), mar. 23 Feb 1881 Tonman [Mosley], 1st Baron Anslow, and had issue

died

4 Oct 1861

created

23 Jun 1859 Earl of Winton

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire 1842-61; Lord Rector of Marischal College, Aberdeen 1851-53 and of the University of Glasgow 1852-54; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1852-53 and 1858-59;  Privy Councillor 1852; Knight of the Thistle 1853; on 22 Dec 1840 he was served as heir male general of George [Seton], 4th Earl of Winton

 

Archibald William [Montgomerie], 14th Earl of Eglinton

born

3 Dec 1841

mar.

6 Dec 1862 Lady Sophia Adelaide Theodosia Anderson-Pelham (b. 26 Jul 1840; d. 21 Sep 1886), only dau. of Charles [Anderson-Pelham], 2nd Earl of Yarborough, by his wife Hon Maria Adelaide Maude, 2nd dau. of Cornwallis [Maude], 3rd Viscount Hawarden

children

1. Lady Sophia Constance Montgomerie (b. 28 Nov 1863; d. 7 Mar 1942), mar. 15 Jan 1885 Capt Samuel Hynman Allenby later Allenby-Montgomerie, of Garnsgate Hall (d. 15 Jun 1915), and had issue

2. Lady Theresa Montgomerie (b. 17 Jul 1866; d. 5 Mar 1953), mar. 15 Jul 1866 John Cross, of Melton Mowbray, co. Leicester (d. 6 Jun 1936), and had issue

3. Lady Gertrude Montgomerie (b. 26 Jul 1867; d. Sep 1936), mar. 7 Feb 1893 Ernest Bruce Acland Lawford, of Winton, Oxted, co. Surrey, 2nd son of Thomas Acland Lawford, and had issue

4. Lady Diana Montgomerie (b. 19 Mar 1870; d. 27 Oct 1914), mar. (1) 14 Dec 1889 (div. 1894) Sir Claud Alexander, 2nd Bt., and (2) 30 Aug 1894 Harold Kenneth Allison, 3rd son of William Henry Allison of Lockerbie, and had issue by both husbands

died

s.p.m. 30 Aug 1892

suc. by

brother

 

George Arnulph [Montgomerie], 15th Earl of Eglinton

born

23 Feb 1848

mar.

13 Nov 1873 Janet Lucretia Cuninghame DBE (d. 6 Oct 1923), dau. of Boyd Alexander Cuninghame of Craigends, by his wife Mary Wilkinson, dau. of John Wilkinson, of Australia

children

1. Hon Archibald Seton Montgomerie, later 16th Earl of Eglinton

2. Hon William Alexander Montgomerie (b. 29 Oct 1881 ; d. 9 May 1903)

3. Capt Hon Francis Cuninghame Montgomerie (b. 25 Jan 1887; d. 16 Mar 1950), mar. 4 Aug 1910 Alice Dudley Arthur (d. 24 Nov 1951), only dau. of Thomas Glen Arthur, by his wife Elizabeth Winthrop Coats, 1st dau. of Sir James Coats, 1st Bt., and had issue

1. Lady Georgiana Theresa Montgomerie (b. 8 May 1876; d. 21 Aug 1983), mar. 25 Apr 1895 Lt Col William Mure of Caldwell (b. 17 Jan 1870; d. 14 Jun 1912), only son of Lt Col William Mure of Caldwell MP by his wife Hon Constance Elizabeth Wyndham, 4th dau. of George [Wyndham], 1st Baron Leconfield, and had issue

2. Lady Edith Mary Montgomerie (b. 21 Jul 1877; d. 8 Sep 1947), mar. 22 Jul 1901 Col Algernon Richard Trotter DSO MVO, 12th of Mortonhall and 3rd of Charterhall (d. 23 Dec 1945), and had issue

died

10 Aug 1919

suc. by

son

note

Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire 1897-1919

 

Archibald Seton [Montgomerie], 16th Earl of Eglinton

born

28 Jun 1880

mar. (1)

1 Jun 1908 (div. 1922) Lady Beatrice Susan Dalrymple (b. 2 Sep 1881; d. 10 May 1962), 1st dau. of John Hew North Gustave Henry Hamilton [Dalrymple], 11th Earl of Stair, by his wife Susan Harriet Grant-Suttie, 1st dau. of Sir James Grant-Suttie, 6th Bt., of Balgone, co. Haddington

children by first wife

1. Hon Archibald William Alexander Montgomerie, later 17th Earl of Eglinton

2. Hon George Seton Montgomerie (b. 29 Sep 1919; dvp. 14 Aug 1934)

1. Lady Barbara Susan Montgomerie (b. 23 Aug 1909), mar. 4 Feb 1930 Christopher Gerald Gore (b. 25 Dec 1903; d. 11 Jun 1954), 2nd son and eventual hr. of Lt Col Francis William George Gore, of Courtyrala, Cardiff, and Llanwern, co. Monmouth, by his wife Lady Constance Grace Milles, 2nd dau. of George Watson [Milles], 1st Earl Sondes, and has issue

2. Lady Janet Egidia Montgomerie (b. 3 May 1911), mar. 18 Apr 1934 Capt Lord Robert Crichton-Stuart KM, of Wards Cottage, Gartocharn, co. Dunbarton (b. 12 Dec 1909; d. 26 Jun 1976), 2nd son of John [Crichton-Stuart], 4th Marquess of Bute, by his wife Augusta Mary Monica Bellingham DBE DJStJ, 2nd dau. of Sir Alan Bellingham, 4th Bt., of Castle Bellingham, co. Louth, and has issue

3. Lady Betty Mary Seton Montgomerie (b. 8 May 1912; d. 15 Oct 1996), mar. 25 Feb 1933 George Vane Hay-Drummond (b. 30 Apr 1910; d. 1984), 3rd but 1st surv. son of Lt Col Arthur William Henry Hay-Drummond (by his wife Mary Scott, yst. dau. of Sir Edward Henry Scott, 5th Bt.), 1st son and heir of Col Hon Charles Rowley Hay-Drummond later Drummond of Cromlix and Innerpeffray (by his wife Arabella Augusta Meyrick, yst. dau. of Col William Henry Meyrick by his wife Lady Laura Vane, 4th dau. by his first wife of William Henry [Vane], 1st Duke of Cleveland), 4th son of Thomas Robert [Hay-Drummond], 11th Earl of Kinnoull, and had issue

mar. (2)

16 Aug 1922 Marjorie Vernon (widow of Guy Fitzpatrick Roger Vernon;  d. 7 Dec 1963), 2nd dau. of Thomas Walker McIntyre, of Sorn Castle, co. Ayr, by his wife Jeanie Paterson Galloway, 3rd dau. of James Galloway, of Trinity, Leith

children by second wife

3. Hon Roger Hugh Montgomerie DFC, of Lanehead, co. Dumfries (b. 1 Jul 1923)

4. Lady Anne Montgomerie, mar. 8 Dec 1942 (div. 1951) Maj Gordon Alexander Smith, son of Alexander Smith, of Arbroath, and had issue

died

22 Apr 1945

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Archibald William Alexander [Montgomerie], 17th Earl of Eglinton

born

16 Oct 1914

mar.

10 Nov 1938 Ursula Joan Watson (d. 1987), 1st dau. of Hon Ronald Bannatyne Watson, 6th son of William [Watson], 1st Baron Watson, by his wife Margaret Bannatyne, dau. of Dugald J Bannatyne

children

1. Hon Archibald George Montgomerie, later 18th Earl of Eglinton

1. Lady Susanna Montgomerie (b. 19 Oct 1941), mar. 25 May 1963 Capt David Dundas Crawford, of Newington House, Cupar, co. Fife, only son of Brig Alastair Wardrop Ewing Crawford, by his wife Helena Beatrice Dundas, 2nd dau. of Admiral Sir Charles Hope Dundas of Dundas KCMG, and has issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Beatrice Montgomerie (b. 29 Aug 1945), mar. 27 May 1976 Maj Christopher Miles Barne, of Culeaze, Wareham, co. Dorset, only child of Lt Col Anthony Miles Barne OBE, and has issue

3. Lady Egidia Seton Montgomerie (b. 29 Aug 1945; dvp. 30 Jan 1957)

died

21 Apr 1966

suc. by

son

 

Archibald George [Montgomerie], 18th Earl of Eglinton

born

27 Aug 1939

mar.

7 Feb 1964 Marion Carolina Dunn-Yarker, twin dau. of John Henry Dunn-Yarker, of Leyburn Hall, co. York, by his wife Adrienne Elizabeth Pinching, dau. of Sir Horace Henderson Pinching KCMG, of Chateau de La Tour de Peilz, Vaud, Switzerland

children

1. Hon Hugh Archibald William Montgomerie, styled Lord Montgomerie (b. 24 Jul 1966), mar. (1) 19 Dec 1991 (div. 1998) Sara Alexandra Redpath, 1st dau. of Neil Redpath, of Fulham, London, and (2) 28 Jul 2001 Carol Anne Robinson, of Nashville, USA

2. Hon William John Montgomerie (b. 4 Oct 1968), mar. 4 Sep 1999 Mrs Claire Mackenzie, and has issue

3. Hon James David Montgomerie (b. 10 Jan 1972), mar. 26 Sep 1998 Philippa M W Williams, 1st dau. of Dr N E Williams, of Tinwell, co. Rutland, and has issue

4. Hon Robert Seton Montgomerie (b. 21 Mar 1975)

 

 Last updated 23 Sep 2004

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Titles:

18th Earl of Eglinton

(Scotland, let. pat. 3/20 Jan 1506/7 & 24 Mar 1615)

6th Earl of Winton

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 23 Jun 1859)

19th Lord Montgomerie

(Scotland, let. pat. 31 Jan 1448/9)

7th Baron Ardrossan, of Ardrossan in the County of Ayr

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 15 Feb 1806)

Hereditary Sheriff of Renfrewshire

Chief of the Name and Arms of Montgomery

 

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