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Loudoun, Earl of (S, 1633)

 

Creation: let. pat. 12 May 1633

 

Family name: Campbell later Mure-Campbell later Rawdon-Hastings later Abney-Hastings

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent a Maunch Sable (Hastings);  2nd and 3rd, Or an a Chief Gules a Demi Lion issuant Argent (Abney)

Supporters:

On the dexter side a Man in Armour plumed on the head with three Feathers Gules and holding with the right hand a Spear in bend proper, and on the sinister side a Lady richly apparelled plumed on the head with three Feathers Argent and holding in the left hand a Letter of Challenge all proper

 

Arms as borne by the late Barbara, Countess of Loudoun

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John [Campbell], 2nd Lord Campbell of Loudoun later 1st Earl of Loudoun, PC

1st son and heir of Sir James Campbell of Lawers, by his wife Hon Jean Colville, 3rd dau. by his first wife of James [Colville], 1st Lord Colville of Culross

born

1598

mar.

bef.8 Mar 1620 Margaret Campbell, 1st dau. and hrss. of Hon George Campbell, Master of Loudoun (by his wife Lady Jean Fleming, 1st dau. by his first wife of John [Fleming], 1st Earl of Wigtown), only son and heir ap. of Hugh [Campbell], 1st Lord Campbell of Loudoun, by his first wife Margaret Gordon, dau. of Sir John Gordon of Lochinvar

children

1. Hon James Campbell, later 2nd Earl of Loudoun

1. Lady Jean Campbell (b. c. 1625; d. 30 Jul 1703), mar. after 7 Mar 1645 George [Maule], 2nd Earl of Panmure, and had issue

2. Lady Margaret Campbell (d. Dec 1665; bur. at Restalrig), mar. 30 Oct 1649 John [Elphinstone], 3rd Lord Balmerinoch, and had issue

died

15 Mar 1661/2

created

12 May 1633 Lord Tarrinzean and Mauchline, and Earl of Loudoun, to him and his male heirs for ever

suc. by

son

note

the resignation of the Lordship of Campbell of Loudoun in his favour c. 1619 seems to have been accepted some time after 25 Jan 1622/3 ; Chancellor of University of St Andrews 1638-61/2; a supporter of the Covenanters and one of their representative in England 1640; Lord Chancellor of Scotland 1641-60; First Commissioner of the Scottish Treasury 1641-44; President of the Privy Council [S] ; sent to treat with King Charles in 1645 and 1647; President of the Scottish Parliament 1648; fought at the Battle of Dunbar 1650

 

James [Campbell], 2nd Earl of Loudoun

born

mar.

after 25 Nov 1666 Lady Margaret Montgomerie (d. bef. 22 Feb 1685/6), 1st dau. of Hugh [Montgomerie], 7th Earl of Eglinton, by his second wife Lady Mary Leslie, 1st dau. of John [Leslie], 6th Earl of Rothes

children

1. Hon Hugh Campbell, later 3rd Earl of Loudoun

2. Col Hon John Campbell of Shanktoun

3. Col Hon Sir James Campbell of Lawers KB, fought at the Battles of Dettingen 1743 and Fontenoy 1745 (d. 29 Apr 1745), mar. Lady Jane Boyle, inherited the Rowallan estate from her mother (d. 13 Dec 1729), 2nd dau. of David [Boyle], 1st Earl of Glasgow, by his second wife Jean Mure, only child of William Mure of Rowallan, and had issue:

1a. James Campbell later Mure-Campbell, later 5th Earl of Loudoun

1a. Elizabeth Campbell, mar. Sir Hugh Campbell of Cessnock

1. Lady ..... Campbell

2. Lady Margaret Campbell (d. May 1747), mar. bef. 4 Jul 1689 as his fourth wife Colin [Lindsay], 3rd Earl of Balcarres, and had issue

3. Lady ..... Campbell

4. Lady Eleanor Campbell (d. 21 Nov 1759), mar. (1) James [Primrose], 1st Viscount Primrose, and (2) 7 Mar 1714 John [Dalrymple], 2nd Earl of Stair, and had issue by her first husband

died

1684

suc. by

son

 

Hugh [Campbell], 3rd Earl of Loudoun, KT PC

born

mar.

6 Apr 1700 his cousin Lady Margaret Dalrymple (bapt. 25 Aug 1684; d. 3 Apr 1779), 3rd dau. of John [Dalrymple], 1st Earl of Stair, by his wife Elizabeth Dundas, dau. and hrss .of Sir John Dundas of Newliston

children

1. Hon John Campbell, later 4th Earl of Loudoun

1. Lady Margaret Campbell (dsp. before 20 Apr 1735), mar. 30 Aug 1728 as his first wife John Campbell, 2nd of Shawfield (b. 1696; d. 22 Jul 1746), 1st son and heir of Daniel Campbell MP, 1st of Shawfield, by his first wife Mary Leckie, dau. of John Leckie of Newlands

died

20 Nov 1731

suc. by

son

note

Privy Councillor [S] 1697 and 1703 and [E] 1707; an Extraordinary Lord of Session 1699-1731; a Commissioner (Whig) of the Scottish Treasury 1703-05; Joint Secretary of State for Scotland 1705-07; Knight of the Thistle 1706; on of the Commissioners for the Union; resigned his titles 7 Feb 1707 and obtained a novodamus extending the limitation, after failure of the heirs male of his body, to the heirs general of the body of the 1st Earl of his nomination, failing which to the heirs male whatsoever of the 1st Earl; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1707-31; Lord Keeper of the Seal of Scotland 1708-13; fought at the Battle of Sheriffmuir 1715 under the Duke of Argyll; Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire 1715-31; High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Kirk 1722, 1725, 1726, 1728, 1730 and 1731; granted a pension of £2,000 a year 1727

 

John [Campbell], 4th Earl of Loudoun

born

5 May 1705

died

27 Apr 1782

suc. by

cousin

note

entered the Army 1727; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1734-82; Grand Master of the English Freemasons 1736-37; Governor of Stirling Castle 1741-63 and of Edinburgh Castle 1763-82; ADC to the King 1743-45; raised a regiment of Highlanders 1745, a quarter of whom were captured en masse by the Jacobites at the Battle of Prestonpans, though in response he captured Lord Lovat, one of the Jacobite leaders; in 1746 his forces were defeated by Prince Charles Edward on Dornoch Firth; Col of the 3rd Regiment of Foot 1749-70; Maj General 1755; Colonel-in-Chief of the 60th Regiment of Rifles (Royal Americans) 1755-57; Governor-General of Virginia and Commander-in-Chief of the Forces in America 1756-57; Lieut General 1758; Commander-in-Chief of the troops sent to Portugal against Spain 1762; General 1770; Col of the 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards 1770-82

 

James [Campbell later Mure-Campbell], 5th Earl of Loudoun

born

11 Feb 1726

mar.

30 Apr 1777 Flora Macleod (d. 2 Sep 1780), 1st dau. of John Macleod of Raasay

only child

1. Lady Flora Mure-Campbell, later suo jure Countess of Loudoun

died

s.p.m. 28 Apr 1786

suc. by

daughter

note

assumed the additional name of Mure before that of Campbell on succeeding his mother in the estates of his maternal grandmother 1729; Captain of the Scot's Greys 1745; Member of Parliament (Whig) for Ayrshire 1754-61; Lt Col of the 2nd Dragoon Guards and later the 21st Dragoon Guards 1757-63; Maj General 1781

 

Lady Flora Mure-Campbell, suo jure Countess of Loudoun

born

Aug 1780

mar.

12 Jul 1804 Frances [Rawdon later Rawdon-Hastings], 1st Marquess of Hastings

children

1. Lord George Augustus Francis Rawdon-Hastings, later 2nd Marquess of Hastings and 7th Earl of Loudoun

1. Lady Flora Elizabeth Rawdon-Hastings, Lady of the Bedchamber to HRH the Duchess of Kent (b. 11 Feb 1806; d. 5 Jul 1839)

2. Lady Sophia Frederica Christina Rawdon-Hastings (b. 1 Feb 1809; d. 28 Dec 1859), mar. 10 Apr 1845 as his second wife John [Crichton-Stuart], 2nd Marquess of Bute, and had issue

3. Lady Selina Constance Rawdon-Hastings (d. 8 Nov 1867), mar. 25 Jun 1838 Charles John Henry, son of John Joseph Henry, of Straffan, co. Kildare, by his wife Lady Emily Elizabeth FitzGerald, 1st dau. of William Robert [FitzGerald], 2nd Duke of Leinster

4. Lady Adelaide Augusta Lavinia Rawdon-Hastings (dsp. 6 Dec 1860), mar. 8 Jul 1854 Sir William Murray later Keith-Murray of Ochtertyre, 7th Bt. (d. 16 Oct 1861)

died

8 Jan 1840

suc. by

son

 

George Augustus Francis [Rawdon-Hastings], 2nd Marquess of Hastings and 7th Earl of Loudoun

note

suc. his father 28 Nov 1826 as 2nd Marquess of Hastings and his mother 8 Jan 1840 as 7th Earl of Loudoun

 

The Earldom of Loudoun was held by the Marquesses of Hastings from 8 Jan 1840 until 10 Nov 1868, when on the death without issue of Henry Weysford Charles Plantagenet [Rawdon-Hastings], 4th Marquess of Hastings, 9th Earl of Loudoun, etc., the Marquessate of Hastings and other non-Scottish titles created by patent became extinct, the English baronies by writ fell into abeyance between his four sisters, and the Earldom of Loudoun, etc., passed to his eldest sister,

 

Lady Edith Maud Rawdon-Hastings, suo jure Countess of Loudoun

born

10 Dec 1833

mar.

30 Apr 1853 Charles Frederick [Clifton later Abney-Hastings later Rawdon-Hastings], 1st Baron Donington

children

1. Hon Charles Edward Hastings Abney-Hastings later Rawdon-Hastings, later 11th Earl of Loudoun

2. Maj Hon Paulyn Francis Cuthbert Abney-Hastings (b. 21 Oct 1856; d. 19 Oct 1907), mar. 20 Dec 1881 Lady Maud Grimston (d. 3 Sep 1929), 3rd dau. of James Walter [Grimston], 2nd Earl of Verulam, by his wife Elizabeth Joanna Weyland, dau. of Maj Richard Weyland, of Woodeaton, co. Oxford, and had issue:

1a. Capt Paulyn Charles James Reginald Abney-Hastings (b. 27 Nov 1889; d. 13 Oct 1915)

2a. 2nd Lt Edward Hugh Hastings Abney-Hastings (b. 31 Aug 1895 ; d. 15 Sep 1915)

1a. Edith Maud Abney-Hastings, later suo jure Countess of Loudoun

2a. Lady Elizabeth Frances Abney-Hastings, suo jure Baroness Hungerford, de Moleyns and Strange of Knockyn, granted the style and precedence of an Earl's daughter by Royal Licence 1920 (b. 19 Jun 1884; d. 12 Dec 1974), mar. 27 Apr 1916 as his second wife John Wynford [Philipps], 1st Viscount St Davids, and had issue

3a. Lady Flora Anne Abney-Hastings, granted the style and precedence of an Earl's daughter by Royal Licence 1920 (b. 12 Sep 1885; d. 14 Feb 1950)

4a. Isabel Jacqueline Abney-Hastings (b. 8 Aug 1887; d. 14 Jul 1917), mar. 20 Sep 1916 Capt Hubert James Cecil Rostron, of South Warnborough Manor, Winchfield, co. Hampshire

3. Maj Hon Gilbert Theophilus Clifton Abney-Hastings, later 3rd Baron Donington

4. Hon Henry Cecil Plantagenet Clifton Abney-Hastings (b. 19 Jun 1660; dvm. 22 Nov 1886)

1. Lady Flora Paulyna Hetty Barbara Clifton Abney-Hastings (b. 13 Feb 1854; d. 11 Apr 1887), mar. 21 Nov 1877 as his first wife Henry [Fitzalan-Howard], 15th Duke of Norfolk, and had issue

2. Lady Egidia Sophia Frederica Christina Clifton Abney-Hastings(b. 9 May 1870; d. 6 Mar 1892)

died

23 Jan 1874

suc. by

son

note

on 6 Nov 1871 the abeyances of the Baronies of Botreaux, Hungerford, de Moleyns and Hastings of Hastings were terminated by Letters Patent in her favour

 

Charles Edward Hastings [Abney-Hastings later Rawdon-Hastings], 11th Earl of Loudoun

born

5 Jan 1855

mar.

4 Feb 1880 Hon Alice Mary Elizabeth Fitzalan-Howard (b. 20 Jun 1856; d. 10 May 1915), 3rd dau. of Edward George [Fitzalan-Howard], 1st Baron Howard of Glossop, by his first wife Augusta Talbot, only dau. and hrss. of Hon George Henry Talbot, half-brother of John [Talbot], 16th Earl of Shrewsbury

died

s.p. 17 May 1920

suc. by

niece

note

suc. his father 24 Jul 1895 as 2nd Baron Donington; on his death he was suc. in the United Kingdom Barony of Donington by his youngest brother, Gilbert Theophilus Clifton [Abney-Hastings later Clifton-Hastings-Campbell], 3rd Baron Donington, and the English Baronies of Botreaux, Hungerford, de Moleyns and Hastings of Hastings fell into abeyance between the three surviving daughters of his late younger brother, Maj Hon Paulyn Francis Cuthbert Abney-Hastings

 

Lady Edith Maud Abney-Hastings, suo jure Countess of Loudoun

born

13 May 1883

mar.

12 Dec 1916 (div. 1947) Capt Reginald Mowbray Chichester Huddleston later Abney-Hastings

children

1. Capt Hon Ian Huddleston Abney-Hastings, styled Lord Mauchline (b. 23 Mar 1918; dvm. 11 Jul 1944)

1. Lady Barbara Huddleston Abney-Hastings, later suo jure Countess of Loudoun

2. Lady Jean Huddleston Abney-Hastings later Campbell of Loudoun (b. 3 Oct 1920; d. 1981), mar. (1) 23 Mar 1940 (div. 1949) Edgar Wright Wakefield, 1st son of Raymond Edgar Wakefield, of Toronto, Canada, and (2) 1 Sep 1954 (div. 1964) Capt Arthur Alexander Hubble (d. 13 Jun 1979), son of Arthur Whibley Hubble, of Hunton, co. Kent, and had issue by both husbands

3. Lady Fiona Mary Huddleston Abney-Hastings (b. 17 Mar 1922; d. 19...), mar. 26 Apr 1951 Robert Alexander French (d. 2 Sep 1970), 2nd son of James Andrew French, of Glasgow

4. Lady Fiona Huddleston Abney-Hastings (b. 26 Feb 1923; d. 1990), mar. 27 Sep 1940 Capt Robert Conroy-Robertson later de Fresnes, 12th Baron de Fresnes (France, 1642), and had issue

5. Lady Edith Huddleston Abney-Hastings (b. 19 Jan 1925), mar. 23 May 1947 Maj David Kenneth Maclaren, of Ardgour, co. Inverness, yst, son of Dr Norman Maclaren, of Curieshaw, West Kilbride, co. Ayr, and has issue

died

24 Feb 1960

suc. by

daughter

note

on 17 Dec 1920 she was declared by a resolution of the House of Lords to be along with her two sisters a co-heir to the Baronies of Botreaux, Hungerford, de Moleyns, Hastings of Hastings and Hastings of Hungerford, as well as those of Strange of Knockyn and Stanley;  on 23 Feb 1921 the abeyances of the Baronies of Botreaux, Stanley and Hastings of Hastings were terminated in her favour, but on her death in 1960 they once again fell into abeyance between her five daughters

 

Lady Barbara Huddleston Abney-Hastings, suo jure Countess of Loudoun

born

3 Jul 1919

mar. (1)

5 Sep 1939 (div. 1945) Capt Walter Strickland Lord, son of Capt Arthur Francis Lord, of Kerswell Rock, Chudleigh, co. Devon

only child by first husband

1. Hon Michael Edward Lord later Abney-Hastings, later 14th Earl of Loudoun

mar. (2)

21 Nov 1945 Capt Gilbert Frederick Greenwood (d. 24 May 1951), son of Frederick Greenwood, of Sheffield, co. York

children by second husband

2. Hon Frederick James Abney-Hastings (b. 29 Jan 1949)

1. Lady Selina Mary Abney-Hastings (b. 19 Dec 1946), mar. 1967 William Newman, of Old Place, Ansty, co. West Sussex, and has issue

mar. (3)

15 Sep 1954 Peter Griffiths later Abney-Hastings (d. 4 Jan 2002), son of William Griffiths, of Hastings, co. Sussex

children by third husband

2. Lady Margaret Maude Abney-Hastings (b. 10 Feb 1956), mar. 1977 Brian Peter Ludlow, and has issue

3. Lady Mary Joy Abney-Hastings (b. 18 Mar 1957; dvm. 17 Jun 1997), mar. 1982 David John Flowers, and had issue

4. Lady Clare Louise Abney-Hastings (b. 8 Dec 1958), mar. 1988 Peter William Lacey, and has issue

died

1 Nov 2002

suc. by

son by first husband

 

Michael Edward [Lord later Abney-Hastings], 14th Earl of Loudoun

born

22 Jul 1942

mar.

1969 Noelene Margaret McCormick, dau. of W J McCormick, of Barham, New South Wales, Australia

children

1. Hon Simon Michael Abney-Hastings, later 15th Earl of Loudoun

2. Hon Marcus William Abney-Hastings, Master of Loudoun, heir presumptive to the Earldom of Loudoun (b. 1981)

1. Lady Amanda Louise Abney-Hastings (b. 1969), mar. 1992 Sebastian Donald Catena, and has issue

2. Lady Lisa Maree Abney-Hastings (b. 1974)

died

30 Jun 2012

suc. by

son

 

Simon Michael [Abney-Hastings], 15th Earl of Loudoun

born

1974

 

The heir presumptive to the Earldom of Loudoun is Hon Marcus William Abney-Hastings, Master of Loudoun, second son of the 14th Earl of Loudoun and brother of the present Earl.

 

 Last updated 12 Jul 2012

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Titles:

15th Earl of Loudoun

(Scotland, let. pat. 12 May 1633)

15th Lord Campbell of Loudoun

(Scotland, let. pat. 30 Jun 1601)

15th Lord Tarrinzean and Mauchline

(Scotland, let. pat. 12 May 1633)

 

Address:

74 Coreen Street, Jerilderie, New South Wales, Australia

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