James Drummond, 2nd Duke of Perth (c.1673 - 1720)

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Birthplace: Drummond, Scotland
Death: Died in Paris, France
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About James Drummond, 2nd Duke of Perth

Biographical Summary

"James, second titular Duke of Perth, and who, but for his attainder, would have been fifth Earl of Perth, was born at Drummond in or before February 1673, and educated at the Scots College in Paris...

...he was created a Knight of the Thistle by James in 1705...

...he assumed the title of Duke of Perth on his father's death in 1716, and died at Paris 6, and was buried in the Chapel of the Scots College 9, April 1720, in his forty-sixth year. He married (contract 5 August 1706) Jean, only daughter of George, first Duke of Gordon."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VII, page 53-54

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James Drummond, 2nd Duke of Perth's Timeline

1673
February, 1673
Scotland
1713
May 11, 1713
Age 40
Scotland
1714
1714
Age 40
France
1720
April 6, 1720
Age 47
Paris, France
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