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Lothian, Marquess of (S, 1701)

 

Creation: let. pat. 23 Jun 1701

 

Family name: Kerr

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Arms:

Quarterly: 1st and 4th, A Sun in Splendour proper (Lothian, as a coat of augmentation);  2nd and 3rd, Gules on a Chevron Argent three Mullets of the field (Lordship of Jedburgh)

Crest:

A Sun as in the arms

Supporters:

Dexter:  an Angel proper vested Azure surcoated Vert winged and crined Or;  Sinister:  an Unicorn Argent armed maned and unguled Or gorged with a Collar Gules charged with three Mullets Argent

Motto:

Seo Sed Serio (Late but in earnest)

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Robert [Kerr], 2nd Earl of Lothian later 1st Marquess of Lothian

1st son of William [Kerr], 1st Earl of Lothian (second creation), by his wife Lady Anne Kerr, 1st dau. and heiress of line of Robert [Ker], 2nd Earl of Lothian (first creation)

born

1636

mar.

Jan 1660/1 Lady Jane Campbell (d. 31 Jul 1712), 2nd dau. of Archibald [Campbell], 1st Marquess of Argyll, by his wife Lady Margaret Douglas, 2nd dau. of William [Douglas], 7th Earl of Morton

children:

1. Lord William Kerr, later 5th Lord Jedburgh later 2nd Marquess of Lothian

2. Lord Charles Kerr of Cramond, Director of Chancery 1703 (d. 1735), mar. Janet Murray (d. 1 Dec 1755), 1st dau. of Sir David Murray of Stanhope, 2nd Bt., by his first wife Lady Anne Bruce, 2nd dau. of Alexander [Bruce], 2nd Earl of Kincardine, and had issue

3. Col Lord John Kerr, commanding officer 31st Regiment 1715-28 (bur. 14 Aug 1728), mar. ..... ..... (d. 8 Dec 1720)

4. Gen Lord Mark Kerr, Governor of Guernsey 1740 and Governor of Edinburgh Castle 1745 (bapt. 1 Apr 1676;  d. 2 Feb 1752; bur. in Kensington, London)

5. Hon James Kerr (bapt. 1679; d. unm.)

1. Hon Margaret Kerr (bapt. Dec 1670 ; dvp. young)

2. Hon Jean Kerr (bapt. Dec 1671; dvp. young)

3. Lady Mary Kerr (bapt. Oct 1674; d. 22 Jan 1736; bur. at Holyrood), mar. 13 Dec 1692 as his second wife James [Douglas], 2nd Marquess of Douglas, and had issue

4. Lady Margaret Kerr (bapt. May 1678; dvp. young)

5. Lady Annabella Kerr (bapt. Oct 1682; dvp. young)

died

15 Feb 1702/3

created

23 Jun 1701 Lord Ker of Newbottle, Viscount of Briene and Marquess of Lothian, with remainder to the heirs male of his body, failing which to the other heirs of entail succeeding to him in his estates in all time to come

suc. by

son

note

suc. his father Oct 1675 as 2nd Earl of Lothian, etc.;  spent many years disputing his precedence over the Earls of Roxburghe; a Commissioner of Supply 1678-96; Privy Councillor 1686; Lord Justice General of Scotland 1689-1702/3; Sheriff Principal of Midlothian; a Commissioner for the Exchequer and Treasury; suc. his half-uncle Sep 1690 as 3rd Earl of Ancram, etc.; Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Kirk 1692; a Commissioner to treat for the Union 1702

 

William [Kerr], 5th Lord Jedburgh later 2nd Marquess of Lothian, KT

born

1661

mar.

30 Jun 1685 his cousin Lady Jean Campbell (d. 31 Jul 1712), 3rd dau. of Archibald [Campbell], 9th Earl of Argyll, by his first wife Lady Mary Stuart, 1st dau. of James [Stuart], 4th Earl of Moray

children:

1. Lord William Kerr, later 3rd Marquess of Lothian

1. Lady Anne Kerr (d. 1727), mar. (1) Alexander [Home], 7th Earl of Home, and (2) Henry Ogle, and had issue by her first husband

2. Lady Jean Kerr (d. Mar 1768), mar. bef. 1703 William [Cranstoun], 5th Lord Cranstoun, and had issue

3. Lady Elizabeth Kerr (d. 22 May 1758), mar. c.1711 George [Ross], 13th Lord Ross, and had issue

4. Lady Mary Kerr (d. 17 Nov 1768), mar. her cousin Alexander Hamilton of Ballincrieff MP, Postmaster-General for Scotland, son of Sir Alexander Hamilton, 11th of Ballincrieff and 2nd of Fenton, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Kerr, 1st dau. of William [Kerr], 1st Earl of Lothian, and had issue

died

28 Feb 1721/22

suc. by

son

note

a Commissioner of Supply 1685, 1686, 1702 and 1704; suc. his third cousin twice removed 4 Aug 1692 as 5th Lord Jedburgh; Col of the 7th Dragoons 1696-1707 and of the 3rd Foot Guards 1707-13; Brig General 1702, Maj General 1704, Lieut General 1707; a supporter of the Union; Knight of the Thistle 1705; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1708 and 1715-22

 

William [Kerr], 3rd Marquess of Lothian, KT

born

c.1690

mar. (1)

c.1710 Margaret Nicholson (d. 30 Sep 1759), dau. of Sir Thomas Nicholson, 1st Bt., of Kemnay, co. Aberdeen, by his wife Margaret Nicholson, dau. and eventual hrss. of Sir Thomas Nicolson, 2nd Bt., of Carnock

children by first wife:

1. Lord William Henry Kerr, later 4th Marquess of Lothian

2. Capt Lord Robert Kerr, killed at the Battle of Culloden (d. 16 Apr 1746)

1. Lady Jane Kerr (dvp. young)

mar. (2)

1 Oct 1760 his cousin Jean Janet Kerr (b. c. 1711; dsp. 26 Dec 1787), 1st dau. of Lord Charles Kerr of Cramond (by his wife Janet Murray, 1st dau. of Sir David Murray of Stanhope, 2nd Bt.), 2nd son of Robert [Kerr], 1st Marquess of Lothian

died

28 Jul 1767

suc. by

son by first wife

note

a Representative Peer for Scotland 1731-61; Knight of the Thistle 1733/4; Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Kirk 1732-38; Lord Clerk Register 1739-56

 

William Henry [Kerr], 4th Marquess of Lothian, KT

born

1710

mar.

6 Nov 1735 Lady Caroline D'Arcy (d. 15 Nov 1778), only dau. of Robert [D'Arcy], 3rd Earl of Holderness, by his wife Lady Frederica Schomberg, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Meinhard [Schomberg], 3rd Duke of Schomberg

children:

1. Lord William John Kerr, later 5th Marquess of Lothian

1. Lady Louisa Kerr (d. 1830), mar. 25 Dec 1759 Lord George Henry Lennox MP (b.c.1738;  d. 25 Mar 1805), 2nd son of Charles [Lennox], 2nd Duke of Richmond, by his wife Lady Sarah Cadogan, 1st dau. and cohrss. of William [Cadogan], 1st Earl Cadogan, and had issue

2. Lady Wilhelmina Frances Kerr, mar. 2 Jan 1783 Maj Gen John MacLeod, and had issue

died

12 Apr 1775

suc. by

son

note

Capt, 11th Regiment of Foot 1739; Capt, 1st Regiment of Foot Guards 1741; ADC to the Duke of Cumberland 1745-46; commanded the 11th Regiment of Dragoons at the Battle of Culloden 1746; Col of the 24th Regiment of Foot 1747-52 and the 11th Regiment of Dragoons 1752-75; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Richmond 1747-63; Maj General 1755, Lieut General 1758, General 1770; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1768-74; Knight of the Thistle 1768

 

William John [Kerr], 5th Marquess of Lothian, KT

born

13 Mar 1737

mar.

9 Jun 1763 Elizabeth Fortescue (b. 5 Apr 1745; d. 30 Sep 1780), only dau. of Chichester Fortescue, of Dromisken, co. Louth, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Wellesley, 1st dau. of Richard [Colley later Wellesley], 1st Baron Mornington

children:

1. Lord William Kerr, later 6th Marquess of Lothian

2. Lord Charles Beauchamp Kerr (b. 19 Jul 1775;  d. 2 Mar 1816), mar. Elizabeth Crump (d. 10 Nov 1830), dau. of William Crump, of Farnham, co. Surrey, and had issue

3. Vice Admiral Lord Mark Robert Kerr (b. 12 Nov 1776;  d. 9 Sep 1840), mar. 18 Jul 1799 Charlotte [MacDonnell], suo jure Countess of Antrim, and had issue

4. Maj Gen Lord Robert Kerr (b. 14 Sep 1780;  d. 23 Jun 1843), mar. 14 Jun 1806 Mary Gilbert (d. 27 Nov 1861), dau. of Rev Edmund Gilbert, and had issue

1. Lady Elizabeth Kerr (b. 2 Sep 1765; dsp. 13 Aug 1822), mar. 20 Nov 1794 John Evelyn Pierrepont [Dormer], 10th Baron Dormer

2. Lady Caroline Sidney Kerr (b. 8 Sep 1766)

3. Lady Mary Kerr (b. 5 Dec 1767; dvp. 6 Feb 1791), mar. 8 Dec 1788 as his first wife Gen Hon Frederick St John, of Chailey, co. Sussex (b. 20 Dec 1765; d. 19 Nov 1844), 2nd son of Frederick [St John], 2nd Viscount Bolingbroke, by his wife Lady Diana Spencer, 1st dau. of Charles [Spencer], 3rd Duke of Marlborough, and had issue

4. Lady Louisa Kerr (b. 30 Nov 1768; d. 1819), mar. 2 Jun 1793 Arthur Atherley, and had issue

5. Lady Harriet Kerr (b. 12 Oct 1770; dvp. young)

died

4 Jan 1815

suc. by

son

note

entered the Army 1754, Maj General 1777, Lieut General 1782, General 1796; Col of the 1st Regiment of Horse Guards 1777-89, of the 11th Regiment of Dragoons 1798-1813, and of the 2nd Regiment of Dragoons 1813-15; Knight of the Thistle 1776; Gold Stick in Waiting 1777; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1778-90

 

William [Kerr], 6th Marquess of Lothian, KT

born

4 Oct 1763

mar. (1)

14 Apr 1793 Lady Henrietta Lowry-Corry (b. 7 Apr 1762; former wife of Armar [Lowry later Lowry-Corry], 1st Earl Belmore;  d. 14 Jul 1805), 1st dau. and cohrss. of John [Hobart], 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, by his first wife Mary Anne Drury, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Lt Gen Sir Thomas Drury, 1st Bt.. of Overstone, co. Nottingham

children by first wife:

1. Lord William Robert Kerr, later 7th Marquess of Lothian

2. Capt Lord Schomberg Robert Kerr (b. 15 Aug 1795;  d. 12 Aug 1825)

3. Rev Lord Henry Francis Charles Kerr, Rector of Dittisham, co. Devon (b. 17 Aug 1800;  d. 7 Mar 1882), mar. 10 Sep 1832 Louisa Dorothea Hope (d. 18 Jan 1884), only dau. of Gen Hon Sir Alexander Hope GCB (by his wife Louisa Anne Hatton, 1st dau. of George Finch Hatton, of Eastwell Park and Kirby Hall, co Northampton (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Mary Murray, only dau. by his first wife of David [Murray], 2nd Earl of Mansfield), 1st son and heir of Hon Edward Finch later Finch-Hatton (by his wife Elizabeth Palmer, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Palmer, 4th Bt., of Wingham, co. Kent), 5th son by his second wife of Daniel [Finch], 7th Earl of Winchilsea), 1st son by his third wife of John [Hope], 2nd Earl of Hopetoun), and had issue

1. Lady Isabella Emily Caroline Kerr (b. 7 Dec 1797; d. 19 Dec 1858)

mar. (2)

1 Dec 1806 Lady Harriet Scott (b. 1 Dec 1780; d. 26 Apr 1833), 4th dau. of Henry [Scott], 3rd Duke of Buccleuch, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Montagu, only dau. and hrss. of George [Brudenell later Montagu], 1st Duke of Montagu

children by second wife:

4. Lt Col Lord Charles Lennox Kerr ADC (b. 1 Jul 1814;  d. 15 Mar 1898), mar. 22 Oct 1839 Charlotte Emma Hanmer (d. 10 Apr 1887), 1st dau. of Sir Thomas Hanmer, 2nd Bt., and had issue

5. Gen Lord Mark Ralph George Kerr GCB (b. 15 Dec 1817;  d. 17 May 1900)

6. Adm Lord Frederick Herbert Kerr, Groom-in-Waiting to HM Queen Victoria 1868-91 and Extra Groom-in-Waiting and Bath King of Arms 1891-96 (b. 30 Sep 1816;  d. 15 Jan 1896), mar. 13 Jan 1846 Emily Sophia Maitland (d. 16 Dec 1891), dau. of Gen Sir Peregrine Maitland GCB, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Cape Colony, by his wife Lady Sarah Lennox, 2nd dau. of Charles [Lennox], 4th Duke of Richmond, and had issue

2. Lady Elizabeth Georgiana Kerr (b. 25 Sep 1807;  d. 19 Mar 1871), mar. 25 Oct 1831 Charles Rodolph [Trefussis], 19th Baron Clinton, and had issue

3. Lady Harriet Louisa Anne Kerr (b. 19 Oct 1808; d. 24 Apr 1884), mar. 13 Jun 1834 Sir John Stuart Forbes later Hepburne-Forbes, 8th Bt., and had issue

4. Lady Frances Kerr (b. 9 Oct 1810; d. 25 Mar 1863), mar. 11 Jun 1848 George Wade

5. Lady Anne Katherine Kerr (d. 6 Dec 1829)

6. Lady Georgiana Augusta Kerr (b. 1822; d. 12 Feb 1859), mar. 25 Jul 1849 Rev Granville Hamilton Forbes, Rector of Broughton, co. Northampton, and had issue

died

27 Apr 1824

created

17 Jul 1821 Baron Ker, of Kershaugh in the County of Roxburgh

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Grand Master of Scottish Freemasons 1794-96; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1817-24; Lord Lieutenant of Roxburghshire 1812-24 and of Midlothian 1819-24; Knight of the Thistle 1820

 

John William Robert [Kerr], 7th Marquess of Lothian, PC

born

1 Feb 1794

mar.

19 Jul 1831 Lady Cecil Chetwynd Talbot (b. 17 Apr 1808; d. 13 May 1877), 2nd dau. of Charles [Talbot], 2nd Earl Talbot, by his wife Frances Thomasine Lambart, 1st dau. of Charles Lambart, of Beaupark, co. Meath

children:

1. Lord William Schomberg Robert Kerr, later 8th Marquess of Lothian

2. Lord Schomberg Henry Kerr, later 9th Marquess of Lothian

3. Maj Gen Lord Ralph Drury Kerr KCB (b. 11 Aug 1837;  d. 18 Sep 1916), mar. 24 Jul 1878 Lady Anne Fitzalan-Howard OBE (d. 7 Jan 1931), 3rd dau. of Henry Granville [Howard later Fitzalan-Howard], 14th Duke of Norfolk, and had issue:

1a. Philip Henry Kerr, later 11th Marquess of Lothian

2a. 2nd Lt David Anselm Kerr (b. 21 Apr 1893;  d. 13 Oct 1914)

1a. Mary Cecil Kerr (b. 14 Apr 1880;  d. 27 Apr 1880)

2a. Lady Anne Cecil Kerr, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 23 Jul 1930 (b. 30 Jun 1883;  d. 9 Aug 1941)

3a. Lady Margaret Mary Kerr MBE, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 23 Jul 1930 (b. 22 Aug 1884;  d. 24 Jan 1962)

4a. Lady (Gertrude) Minna Kerr, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 23 Jul 1930 (b. 5 Oct 1887;  dsp. 27 Dec 1963), mar. 9 Mar 1918 Capt Francis Wendell Butler-Thwing (d. 14 Apr 1964), only son of Charles Thwing, of Cleveland, USA

4. Adm of the Fleet Lord Walter Talbot Kerr GCB ADC, First Sea Lord 1899-1904 (b. 28 Sep 1839;  d. 12 May 1927), mar. 18 Nov 1873 Lady Amabel Cowper (d. 15 Oct 1906), 4th dau. of George Augustus Frederick [Cowper], 6th Earl Cowper, and had issue:

1a. Rev Ralph Francis Kerr, Superior of Brompton Oratory (b. 1 Oct 1874;  d. 16 Oct 1932)

2a. Capt Andrew William Kerr RN (b. 23 Mar 1877;  d. 28 Mar 1929), mar. 29 Jul 1915 Marie Constance Annabel Kerr (b. 17 Aug 1889), only dau. of Capt William Walter Raleigh Kerr RAF (by his wife Annabel Jarves, dau. of Hon James Jackson Jarves, of Boston, USA), 3rd son of William Walter Raleigh Kerr, Treasurer of Mauritius (by his wife Mary Rouet Wilson, dau. of James Wilson, Chief Justice of Mauritius), 1st son of Maj Gen Lord Robert Kerr (by his wife Mary Gilbert, dau. of Rev Edmund Gilbert), 4th son of William John [Kerr], 5th Marquess of Lothian, and had issue:

1b. Peter Francis Walter Kerr, later 12th Marquess of Lothian

2b. Lord John Andrew Christopher Kerr, granted the style and precedence of the younger son of a Marquess by Royal Warrant 1941 (b. 4 Jul 1927), mar. 12 Jul 1949 Isabel Marion Gurney, 2nd dau. of Sir Hugh Gurney KCMG MVO, and has issue

3a. Lt Col John David Kerr MC (b. 28 Feb 1883;  dsp. 7 Mar 1954), mar. 1 Mar 1924 Annabel Mary Ward (d. 22 Mar 1974), yst. dau. of Richard Ward, of London

4a. Capt Philip Walter Kerr MVO, Rouge Croix Pursuivant of Arms 1921-41 (b. 19 Oct 1886;  dsp. 10 Feb 1941), mar. 12 May 1936 Dorothy Lucy Ethelreda Cave, dau. of John Philip Cave, of Stoner Hill, Hampshire

1a. Mary Catherine Cecil Kerr, nun (b. 15 Nov 1878;  d. 19 Jul 1957)

2a. Margaret Mary Kerr (b. 15 Feb 1880;  d. 12 Mar 1943)

5. Lord John Montagu Hobart Kerr (b. 24 Apr 1841;  d. 2 Jan 1855)

1. Lady Cecil Elizabeth Kerr, nun (d. 13 Feb 1866)

2. Lady Alice Mary Kerr (d. 25 Jan 1892), mar. 20 Jun 1870 Thomas Gainsford, of Offington, co. Sussex (d. 26 Feb 1898), and had issue

died

14 Nov 1841

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament (Tory) for Huntingdon 1820-24; Lord Lieutenant of Roxburghshire 1824-41; Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard 1841; Privy Councillor 1841

 

William Schomberg Robert [Kerr], 8th Marquess of Lothian

born

12 Aug 1832

mar.

12 Aug 1857 his cousin Lady Constance Harriet Mahonesa Talbot (b. 15 Jun 1836; dsp. 10 Oct 1901), 2nd dau. of Henry John [Talbot], 18th Earl of Shrewsbury, by his wife Lady Sarah de la Poer-Beresford, only dau. of Henry [de la Poer-Beresford], 2nd Marquess of Waterford

died

s.p. 4 Jul 1870

suc. by

brother

 

Schomberg Henry [Kerr], 9th Marquess of Lothian, KT

born

2 Dec 1833

mar.

23 Feb 1865 Lady Victoria Alexandrina Montagu-Douglas-Scott (b. 20 Nov 1844; mar. (2) 21 Feb 1903 Bertram Chetwynd-Talbot, 2nd son of John Gilbert Talbot MP, of Falconhurst, co. Kent;  d. 19 Jun 1938), 1st dau. of Walter Francis [Montagu-Douglas-Scott], 5th Duke of Buccleuch, by his wife Lady Charlotte Anne Thynne, yst. dau. of Thomas [Thynne], 2nd Marquess of Bath

children:

1. Capt Lord Walter William Schomberg Kerr, styled Earl of Ancram, ADC to the Governor of New South Wales (b. 29 Mar 1867;  dvp. 15 Jun 1892)

2. Lord Schomberg Henry Mark Kerr (b. 4 Aug 1869;  dvp. 25 Aug 1870)

3. Lord Robert Schomberg Kerr, later 10th Marquess of Lothian

1. Lady Cecil Victoria Constance Kerr (b. 14 Feb 1866;  d. 13 Sep 1919), mar. 4 Jun 1889 as his first wife her cousin John Walter Edward [Douglas-Scott-Montagu], 2nd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu, and had issue

2. Lady Margaret Isobel Kerr (b. 12 Jun 1868;  d. 2 Sep 1964)

3. Lady Mary Kerr (b. 25 Dec 1870;  d. 31 Dec 1958), mar. 7 Dec 1897 Capt Henry Kidd, of Lowood, Melrose (d. 23 Jun 1923), 2nd son of Robert Charles Kidd, of Lowood and Bridgend, co. Roxburghe, and had issue

4. Lady Helen Victoria Lilian Kerr (b. 9 Dec 1872;  d. 4 Jun 1968), mar. 5 Apr 1902 her cousin Col Frederick Walter Kerr DSO (d. 31 Oct 1914), 3rd son of Adm Lord Frederick Herbert Kerr, Bath King of Arms 1891-96 (by his wife Emily Sophia Maitland, dau. of Gen Sir Peregrine Maitland GCB), 3rd son by his second wife of Walter [Kerr], 6th Marquess of Lothian, and had issue

5. Lady Victoria Alexandrina Alberta Kerr (b. 7 Nov 1876;  d. 23 May 1956), mar. 12 Nov 1903 Maj William Sullivan Gosling (d. 2 Oct 1952), 2nd son of Robert Gosling, of Hassobury, co. Essex, and had issue

6. Lady Isobel Alice Adelaide Kerr (b. 25 Sep 1881;  d. 26 Dec 1975), mar. 28 Oct 1907 James Cospatrick Hepburne-Scott (d. 20 Jul 1942), 1st son of Capt Hon Henry Robert Hepburne-Scott (by his wife Lady Ada Home, 2nd dau. of Cospatrick Alexander [Home], 11th Earl of Home), 2nd son of Henry Francis [Hepburne-Scott], 7th Lord Polwarth, and had issue

died

17 Jan 1900

suc. by

son

note

Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal of Scotland 1874-1900; President of the Royal Company of Archers 1876-84 and Capt General 1884-1900; Knight of the Thistle 1878; Privy Councillor 1886; Secretary of State and Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland 1887-92; Lord Rector of the University of Edinburgh 1887-90; Gold Stick in Waiting for Scotland

 

Robert Schomberg [Kerr], 10th Marquess of Lothian

born

22 Mar 1874

died

16 Mar 1930

suc. by

cousin

 

Philip Henry [Kerr], 11th Marquess of Lothian, KT CH PC

born

18 Apr 1882

died

12 Dec 1940

suc. by

cousin

note

Secretary to Prime Minister 1916-21; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1931; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for India 1931-32; CH 1939; Privy Councillor 1939; Ambassador to Washington 1939-40; Knight of the Thistle 1940

 

Peter Francis Walter [Kerr], 12th Marquess of Lothian, KCVO

born

8 Sep 1922

mar.

30 Apr 1943 Antonella Newland OBE (b. 8 Sep 1922; d. 6 Jan 2007), dau. of Maj Gen Sir Foster Reuss Newland KCMG CB, of Ditchingham Hall, co. Norfolk, by his wife Donna Nenella Carr

children:

1. Lord Michael Andrew Foster Jude Kerr, later 13th Marquess of Lothian

2. Lord Ralph William Francis Joseph Kerr, Master of Lothian, heir presumptive to the Marquessate of Lothian, of Melbourne Hall, co. Derby (b. 7 Nov 1957), mar. (1) 6 Sep 1980 (annulled 1987) Lady Virginia Mary Elizabeth FitzRoy (b. 10 Apr 1954; mar. (2) 4 Aug 1995 Roger Babington Hill), 2nd dau. of Hugh Denis Charles [FitzRoy], 11th Duke of Grafton, and (2) 1988 Marie-Clare Black, 2nd dau. of (Michael) Donald Gordon Black MC, of Cupar, co. Fife, and has issue by his second wife:

1a. John Walter Donald Peter Kerr (b. 8 Aug 1988)

2a. Frederick James Michael Ralph Kerr (b. 1989)

3a. Francis Andrew William George Kerr (b. 1991)

4a. Hugh Alexander Thomas Joseph Kerr (b. 15 Aug 1999)

1a. Amabel Amy Antonella Kerr (b. 5 Jan 1995)

2a. Minna Alice Priscilla Elizabeth Kerr (b. 31 Mar 1998)

1. Lady Mary Marianella Anne Kerr (b. 20 Mar 1944), mar. 1970 Charles von Westenholtz, of Little Blakesware, Widford, co. Hertford, and has issue

2. Lady Cecil Nennella Therese Kerr OBE (b. 22 Apr 1948), mar. 1 Jun 1974 Donald Angus Cameron, Yr. of Lochiel, of Archnacarry, Spean Bridge, co. Inverness, and 26 The Little Boltons, London SW10, 1st son and heir of Col Sir Douglas Hamish Cameron of Lochiel KT, and has issue

3. Lady Clare Amabel Margaret Kerr (b. 15 Apr 1951), mar. 16 Sep 1972 Lord James Oliver Charles FitzRoy, styled Earl of Euston, of The Racing Stables, Euston, Thetford, co. Norfolk, 1st son and heir of Hugh Denis Charles [FitzRoy], 11th Duke of Grafton, and has issue

4. Lady Elizabeth Marian Frances Kerr (b. 8 Jun 1954), mar. 31 Oct 1981 Richard John Walter [Montagu-Douglas-Scott later Scott], 10th Duke of Buccleuch, and has issue

died

11 Oct 2004

suc. by

son

note

Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary 1960-63; a Lord in Waiting 1962-63 and 1972-73; Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health 1964; Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office 1970-72; a Member of the Prince's Council 1976-83; Lord Warden of the Stannaries and Keeper of the Privy Seal of the Duchy of Cornwall 1977-83; KCVO 1983; Knight SMO Malta

 

Michael Andrew Foster Jude [Kerr], 13th Marquess of Lothian, QC PC MP

born

7 Jul 1945

mar.

7 Jun 1975 Lady (Theresa) Jane Fitzalan-Howard, suo jure Lady Herries of Terregles

children

1. Lady Sarah Margaret Kerr (b. and d. 13 Jun 1976)

2. Lady Clare Therese Kerr, heiress presumptive to the Lordship of Herries of Terregles (b. 25 Jan 1979), mar. as his second wife Hon Nicholas Richard Hurd (b. 13 May 1962), 1st son of Douglas Richard [Hurd], Baron Hurd of Westwell (Life Peer), by his first wife Tatiana Elizabeth Michelle Eyre, and has issue

3. Lady Mary Cecil Kerr (b. 1981)

created

22 Nov 2010 Baron Kerr of Monteviot, of Monteviot in Roxburghshire (Life Peerage)

note

advocate, Edinburgh 1970; Queen's Counsel; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for Berwick and East Lothian 1974, for Edinburgh South 1979-87 and for Devizes since 1992; Member, House of Commons Committee on Energy 1979-83; Chairman, Scottish Conservative Party 1980-83; Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scottish Office 1983-87; Deputy Lieutenant for Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale since 1990; Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office 1993-94; Minister of State for Northern Ireland 1994-97; Privy Councillor 1996; Opposition Constitutional Affairs Spokesman 1997-98; Conservative Party Deputy Chairman 1998 and Chairman 1998-2001; Deputy Leader of the Opposition since 2001; Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since 2001 and for International Affairs since 2003; Member of the Royal Company of Archers (HM Bodyguard for Scotland)

 

The heir presumptive to the Marquessate of Lothian is Lord Ralph William Francis Joseph Kerr, second son of the 12th Marquess of Lothian and younger brother of the present Marquess

 

 Last updated 11 Jun 2017

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Titles:

13th Marquess of Lothian

(Scotland, let. pat. 23 Jun 1701)

14th Earl of Lothian

(Scotland, let. pat. 31 Oct 1631)

15th Earl of Ancram

(Scotland, let. pat. 24 Jun 1633)

13th Viscount of Briene

(Scotland, let. pat. 23 Jun 1701)

16th Lord Jedburgh

(Scotland, let. pat. 2 Feb 1621/22)

14th Lord Newbottle

(Scotland, let. pat. 31 Oct 1631)

15th Lord Kerr of Nisbet, Longnewtoun and Dolphinstoun

(Scotland, let. pat. 24 Jun 1633)

13th Lord Ker of Newbottle, Oxnam, Jedburgh, Dolphinstoun and Nisbet

(Scotland, let. pat. 23 Jun 1701)

8th Baron Ker, of Kershaugh in the County of Roxburgh

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 17 Jul 1821)

Baron Kerr of Monteviot, of Monteviot in Roxburghshire (Life Peerage)

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 22 Nov 2010)

 

Addresses:

Ferniehurst Castle, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire TD8 6NX

Tel:   01835 862872

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