Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home (1873 - 1951) MP

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Birthplace: Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Died in England
Managed by: Jesper Blaabjerg Holm
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About Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home

Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home KT (29 December 1873 – 11 July 1951), styled Lord Dunglass between 1881 and 1918, was a Scottish peer and the father of British Prime Minister, Alec Douglas-Home.

Home was the son of Charles Douglas-Home, 12th Earl of Home. On 14 July 1902, he married Lady Lillian Lambton, daughter of Frederick Lambton, 4th Earl of Durham. They had seven children:

  • Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, 14th Earl of Home, later Baron Home of the Hirsel (1903–1995)
  • Lady Bridget Douglas-Home (4 May 1905 – 1980)
  • Hon. Henry Montagu Douglas-Home (1907–1980), married (1) Lady Alexandra Spencer (daughter of the 6th Earl Spencer) and had issue; (2) Vera Johanson and had issue; (3) Felicity Jonsson and had issue.
  • Lady Rachel Douglas-Home (10 April 1910 – 4 April 1996), married Lord William Walter Montagu-Douglas-Scott and had issue.
  • Hon. William Douglas-Home (1912–1992), married Rachel Douglas-Home, 27th Baroness Dacre and had issue.
  • Edward Charles Douglas-Home (1 March 1920 – 17 February 2006), married Nancy Straker-Smith and had issue.
  • George Cospatrick Douglas-Home (1922–14 June 1943), killed on active service as a Pilot Officer in the RAF, unmarried.

He was appointed a Knight of the Thistle in 1930.

External links

  • Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl of Home
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Douglas-Home,_13th_Earl_of_Home
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  • 'Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home1
  • 'M, #105176, b. 29 December 1873, d. 11 July 1951
  • Last Edited=22 Apr 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.0%
  • ' Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home was born on 29 December 1873.1 He was the son of Charles Alexander Douglas-Home, 12th Earl of Home and Maria Grey.1 He married Lady Lillian Lambton, daughter of Frederick William Lambton, 4th Earl of Durham and Beatrix Bulteel, on 14 July 1902 at London, England.2 He died on 11 July 1951 at age 77.1
  • ' He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Glasgow University, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.1 He gained the rank of officer in the service of the 3rd and 4th Battalions, Cameronians.1 He succeeded to the title of 13th Earl of Home [S., 1605] on 30 April 1918.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Douglas of Douglas, co. Lanark [U.K., 1875] on 30 April 1918.1 He succeeded to the title of 18th Lord Home [S., 1473] on 30 April 1918.1 He succeeded to the title of 13th Lord Dunglas [S., 1605] on 30 April 1918.1 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the Lanarkshire Yeomanry.1 He was decorated with the award of Territorial Decoration (T.D.).1 He held the office of Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Berwickshire in 1922.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Berwickshire.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1930.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Glasgow.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Berwickshire.1 He held the office of Captain of the Royal Company of Archers.1
  • 'Children of Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home and Lady Lillian Lambton
    • 1.Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel+1 b. 2 Jul 1903, d. 9 Oct 1995
    • 2.Lady Bridget Douglas-Home1 b. 4 May 1905, d. 1980
    • 3.Hon. Henry Montagu Douglas-Home+3 b. 21 Nov 1907, d. 1980
    • 4.Lady Rachel Douglas-Home+4 b. 10 Apr 1910, d. 4 Apr 1996
    • 5.Hon. William Douglas-Home+1 b. 3 Jun 1912, d. 28 Sep 1992
    • 6.Hon. Edward Charles Douglas-Home+1 b. 1 Mar 1920
    • 7.F/O Hon. George Cospatrick Douglas-Home1 b. 2 Sep 1922, d. 14 Jun 1943
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1950. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1247.
  • 3.[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 2, page 2673. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.
  • 4.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 563.
  • http://thepeerage.com/p10518.htm#i105176
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Charles Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home's Timeline

1873
December 29, 1873
Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1903
July 2, 1903
Age 29
Westminster, Greater London, UK
1907
November 21, 1907
Age 33
1910
April 10, 1910
Age 36
England
1912
June 3, 1912
Age 38
Edinburgh, Scotland
1951
July 11, 1951
Age 77
England
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