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Linlithgow, Marquess of (UK, 1902)


Creation: let. pat. 27 Oct 1902


Family name: Hope




Azure on a Chevron Or between three Bezants a Bay Leaf slipped Vert


A globe fracted at the top under a Rainbow with clouds at each end all proper


On either side a Female Figure representing "Hope" habited in loose garments and with hair dishevelled each resting the exterior hand on an Anchor all proper


At Spes Non Fracta (But my hope is not broken)



John Adrian Louis [Hope], 7th Earl of Hopetoun later 1st Marquess of Linlithgow, KT GCMG GCVO PC

1st son and heir of John Alexander [Hope], 6th Earl of Hopetoun, by his wife Etheldreda Anne Birch-Reynardson, 1st dau. of Charles Thomas Samuel Birch-Reynardson, of Hollywell Hall, co. Lincoln


25 Sep 1860


18 Oct 1886 Hon Hersey Alice Eveleigh-de Moleyns DGStJ (b. 31 Mar 1867; d. 3 Apr 1937), 3rd dau. of Dayrolles Blakeney [de Moleyns later Eveleigh-de Moleyns], 4th Baron Ventry, by his wife Harriet Elizabeth Frances Wauchope, 1st dau. of Andrew Wauchope, of Niddrie Marischal, co. Midlothian


1. Lord Victor Alexander John Hope, later 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow

2. Maj Lord Charles Melbourne Hope (b. 20 Feb 1892; d. 11 Jun 1962)

1. Lady Jacqueline Alice Hope (b. 16 Jun 1896; dvp. 21 Jun 1896)

2. Lady Mary Dorothea Hope CVO, a Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent 1934-49 and Extra Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent 1949-68 (b. 31 Dec 1903; d. 16 Jan 1995), mar. 27 Jul 1936 Sidney Charles [Herbert], 16th Earl of Pembroke, and had issue


29 Feb 1908


27 Oct 1902 Marquess of Linlithgow

suc. by



suc. his father 2 Apr 1873 as 7th Earl of Hopetoun; a Lord-in-Waiting 1885-86 and 1886-89; Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1887-89; Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Victoria 1889-95; GCMG 1889; Privy Councillor 1895; Paymaster General 1895-98; Lord Chamberlain of the Household 1898-1900; Knight of the Thistle 1900; GCVO 1900; First Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Commonwealth of Australia 1900-02; Deputy Governor of the Bank of Scotland 1904-08; Secretary of State for Scotland 1905; KStJ


Victor Alexander John [Hope], 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow, KG KT GCSI GCIQ OBE PC


24 Sep 1887


19 Apr 1911 Doreen Maud Milner CI DGStJ (d. 2 Aug 1965), 2nd dau. of Rt Hon Sir Frederick George Milner, 7th Bt., GCVO, by his wife Adeline Gertrude Beckett-Denison, 2nd dau. of William Beckett-Denison MP, of Nun Appleton, co. York


1. Lord Charles William Fredrick Hope, later 3rd Marquess of Linlithgow

2. Lord John Adrian Hope, later 1st Baron Glendevon

1. Lady Anne Adeline Hope (b. 27 Jan 1914), mar. 6 Nov 1939 Lt Cdr Patrick Henry James Southby RN (b. 29 Oct 1913; d. 15 Mar 2003), 2nd son of Cdr Sir Archibald Richard James Southby, 1st Bt., and has issue

2. Lady Joan Isabella Hope (b. 21 Sep 1915; d. 20 Apr 1982), mar. 22 Apr 1952 Col Ian William Gore-Langton MBE, only son of Maj Francis Wilfred Gore-Langton, of Little Tingewick House, Buckingham, and had issue

3. Lady Doreen Hersey Winifred Hope (b. 17 Jun 1920; d. 22 Jan 1998), mar. 9 Jan 1948 as his second wife Maj Gen George Erroll Prior-Palmer CB DSO (d. 18 Aug 1877), son of Prior Spunner Prior-Palmer, of Dublin, and had issue


5 Jan 1952

suc. by



OBE 1919; Captain of the Royal Company of Archers 1920-34, Ensign 1934-41 and Lieutenant 1941-46; Civil Lord of the Admiralty 1922-24; Knight of the Thistle 1928; GCIE 1929; Lord Lieutenant of West Lothian 1929-52; Privy Councillor 1935; GCSI 1936; Viceroy of India 1936-43; Knight of the Garter 1943; Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1944 and 1945; KGStJ


Charles William Frederick [Hope], 3rd Marquess of Linlithgow, MC


7 Apr 1912

mar. (1)

24 Jul 1939 Vivienne Kenyon-Slaney (d. 23 Sep 1963), 1st dau. of Maj Robert Orlando Rodolph Kenyon-Slaney, of Hatton Grange, Slifnal, co. Salop., by his first wife Lady Mary Cecilia Rhodesia Hamilton, 1st dau. of James Alexander Edward [Hamilton], 3rd Duke of Abercorn

children by first wife

1. Lord Adrian John Charles Hope, later 4th Marquess of Linlithgow

1. Lady (Mary) Sarah-Jane Hope (b. 25 May 1940), mar. 3 Oct 1967 (div. 1978) Michael Gordon Learoyd, 2nd son of Philip Halkett Brook Learoyd, of Britwell Salome, co. Oxford, and has issue

mar. (2)

18 Feb 1965 Judith Baring (widow of Lt Col Esmond Charles Baring OBE, and former wife of John Symonds Radway;  d. 1991), dau. of Stanley Matthew Lawson, of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA


7 Apr 1987

suc. by

son by first wife


Lord Lieutenant of West Lothian 1964-87


Adrian John Charles [Hope], 4th Marquess of Linlithgow


1 Jul 1946

mar. (1)

9 Jan 1968 (div. 1978) Anne Pamela Leveson, 1st dau. of Arthur Edmund Leveson, of Hall Place, Ropley, co. Hertford, by his wife Margaret Ruth Maude, only dau. of G/Capt Christopher Edward Maude, of The Red House, Crookham, co. Hampshire

children by first wife

1. Lord Andrew Victor Arthur Charles Hope, styled Earl of Hopetoun, Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother 1984-86 (b. 22 May 1969), mar. 10 Jul 1993 Skye Laurette Bovill (b. 5 Sep 1969), only dau. of Maj Bristow Charles Bovill (by his wife Kerry Anne Reynolds, 1st dau. of Sydney Beresford Reynolds, of Morrlands, Rosalie Plains, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia), 1st son of Maj William Frederick Bovill OBE, by his wife Marjorie Joan Leigh, only dau. of Sir John Leigh, 1st Bt. MP, and has issue

1a. Hon Charles Adrian Bristow Hope, styled Viscount Aithrie (b. 25 Jul 2001)

2a. Hon Victor Alexander Edward Hope (b. 25 Jul 2001)

1a. Lady Olivia Rose Hope (b. 11 Mar 1997)

2a. Lady Georgina Anne Hope (b. 30 Nov 1998)

2. Lord Alexander John Adrian Hope (b. 3 Feb 1971)

mar. (2)

1980 (div. 1997) Peta Carol Binding (d. 2 Feb 2009), dau. of Charles Victor Ormonde Binding, of Congresbury, co. Somerset

children by second wife

3. Lord Robert Charles Robin Adrian Hope (b. 17 Jan 1984)

1. Lady Louisa Vivienne Hope (b. 16 Apr 1981)

mar. (3)

1 Nov 1997 Auriol Veronica Ropner (former wife of Sir John Bruce Woollacott Ropner, 2nd Bt., of Thorp Perrow, co. York), 2nd dau. of Capt Graham Lawrie Mackeson later Mackeson-Sandbach, of Caerllo, Llangernyw, Abergele, co. Denbigh, by his wife Geraldine Pamela Violet Sandbach, only child of Arthur Edmund Sandbach CB DSO, of Hafodunos, co. Denbigh, and of Bryn Gwyn, Bwlch-y-Ciban, co. Montgomery, and Old Hope, Jamaica, by his wife Hon Ina Douglas-Pennant, 5th dau. of George Sholto Gordon [Douglas-Pennant], 2nd Baron Penrhyn


 Last updated 7 Apr 2009




4th Marquess of Linlithgow

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 27 Oct 1902)

10th Earl of Hopetoun

(Scotland, let. pat. 15 Apr 1703)

10th Viscount Aithrie

(Scotland. let. pat. 15 Apr 1703)

10th Lord Hope

(Scotland, let. pat. 15 Apr 1703)

8th Baron Hopetoun, of Hopetoun

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 3 Feb 1809)

7th Baron Niddry, of Niddry Castle in the County of Linlithgow

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 17 May 1814)

12th Baronet, styled "of Kirkliston"

(Nova Scotia, let. pat. 1 Mar 1698)



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