John Charles Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch (1864 - 1935) MP

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Birthplace: Montagu House, Whitehall, London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Selkirk, The Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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About John Charles Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch

John Montagu Douglas Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch

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John Charles Montagu Douglas Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch, 9th Duke of Queensberry KT GCVO (30 March 1864 – 19 October 1935) was a Scottish Member of Parliament (MP) and peer.

Early Life, Marriage, & Family

Buccleuch was born in 1864, the son of William Montagu Douglas Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch and Lady Louisa Hamilton. He was the second born son in a family of eight children. His elder brother, Walter Henry, Earl of Dalkeith, was accidentally killed in a deer-hunting accident in Achnacary Forest, at the age of 25. Walter was unmarried, and the title of Earl of Dalkeith passed to John.[1]

On Monday, January 30, 1893, John married Lady Margaret Alice "Molly" Bridgeman, daughter of George Bridgeman, 4th Earl of Bradford and Lady Ida Frances Annabella Lumley, daughter of Richard Lumley, 9th Earl of Scarbrough. They had eight children:

Lady Margaret Ida Montagu Douglas Scott (13 November 1893 – 17 December 1976), married Admiral Sir Geoffrey Hawkins

Walter John Montagu Douglas Scott, Earl of Dalkeith (30 December 1894 – 4 October 1973)

Lord William Walter Montagu Douglas Scott (17 January 1896 – 30 January 1958), married Lady Rachel Douglas-Home (daughter of Charles Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home) and had issue

Lady Sybil Anne Montagu Douglas Scott (14 July 1899 – 1990), married Charles Bathurst Hele Phipps and had issue

Lady Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott (25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004), married HRH The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and had issue

Lady Mary Theresa Montagu Douglas Scott (4 Mar 1904 – 1 June 1984), married David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter and had issue

Lady Angela Christine Rose Montagu Douglas Scott (26 December 1906 – 28 September 2000), married Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Dawnay and had issue

Lord George Francis John Montagu Douglas Scott (8 July 1911 – 8 June 1999), married Mary Wina Mannin Bishop and had issue

[edit]Career

Buccleuch held the following posts:

1895 – 1906: Member of Parliament (MP), Conservative, for Roxburghshire[2]

Deputy Lieutenant (DL) of Edinburgh[2]

Justice of the Peace (JP) for Selkirk and Roxburghshire[2]

Deputy Lieutenant (DL) of Selkirk and Roxburghshire[2]

Lord-Lieutenant of Dumfriesshire[2]

1926 – 1935: Lord Clerk Register for Scotland[2]

[edit]Death

Buccleuch died from cancer[3] at Bowhill, Selkirkshire, Borders, Scotland, on 19 October 1935, aged 71, less than a month before his daughter Lady Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott was to wed HRH The Prince Henry, the third son of King George V and Queen Mary. The marriage was to take place at Westminster Abbey, but given the circumstances, the event was scaled back and the venue changed to The Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace.

Buccleuch was buried in the Buccleuch Memorial Chapel in St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Dalkeith Palace, Midlothian, Scotland, on 22 October 1935. He was succeeded by his son, Walter.

[edit]Titles, Honours, & Awards

18 September 1886 – 5 November 1914: John Charles Montagu Douglas Scott, Earl of Dalkeith[2]

5 November 1914: His Grace, Sir John Charles Montagu Douglas Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch & 9th Duke of Queensberry[2]

Captain General of the Royal Company of Archers[2]

Invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (KT)[2]

Invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)[2]

1929: Honorary Colonel, 78th (Lowland) Field Brigade, Royal Artillery[2]

[edit]References

^ G.E. Cokayne, Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 1910-1959, reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000, volume II, page 372.

^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003, volume 1, page 483.

^ HRH Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Memories of Ninety Years, London: Collins & Brown Ltd., 1991, p. 138.

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John Charles Montagu Douglas Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch and 9th Duke of Queensberry KT GCVO (30 March 1864 – 19 October 1935) was a Scottish Member of Parliament (MP) and peer.

Early life, marriage and family

Buccleuch was born in 1864, the son of William Montagu Douglas Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch and Lady Louisa Hamilton. He was the second born son in a family of eight children. His elder brother, Walter Henry, Earl of Dalkeith, was accidentally killed in a deer-hunting accident in Achnacary Forest, at the age of 25. Walter was unmarried, and the title of Earl of Dalkeith passed to John.

On Monday 30 January 1893, John married Lady Margaret Alice "Molly" Bridgeman, daughter of George Bridgeman, 4th Earl of Bradford and Lady Ida Frances Annabella Lumley, daughter of Richard Lumley, 9th Earl of Scarbrough. They had eight children:

Lady Margaret Ida Montagu Douglas Scott (13 November 1893 – 17 December 1976), married Admiral Sir Geoffrey Hawkins

Walter John Montagu Douglas Scott, Earl of Dalkeith (30 December 1894 – 4 October 1973)

Lord William Walter Montagu Douglas Scott (17 January 1896 – 30 January 1958), married Lady Rachel Douglas-Home (daughter of Charles Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home) and had issue

Lady Sybil Anne Montagu Douglas Scott (14 July 1899 – 1990), married Charles Bathurst Hele Phipps and had issue

Lady Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott (25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004), married HRH The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and had issue

Lady Mary Theresa Montagu Douglas Scott (4 Mar 1904 – 1 June 1984), married David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter and had issue

Lady Angela Christine Rose Montagu Douglas Scott (26 December 1906 – 28 September 2000), married Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Dawnay and had issue

Lord George Francis John Montagu Douglas Scott (8 July 1911 – 8 June 1999), married Mary Wina Mannin Bishop and had issue

Career

Buccleuch held the following posts:

1895–1906: Member of Parliament (MP), Conservative, for Roxburghshire

Deputy Lieutenant (DL) of Edinburgh

Justice of the Peace (JP) for Selkirk and Roxburghshire

Deputy Lieutenant (DL) of Selkirk and Roxburghshire

Lord-Lieutenant of Dumfriesshire

1926–1935: Lord Clerk Register for Scotland

Death

Buccleuch died from cancer[3] at Bowhill, Selkirkshire, Borders, Scotland, on 19 October 1935, aged 71, less than a month before his daughter Lady Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott was to wed HRH The Prince Henry, the third son of King George V and Queen Mary. The marriage was to take place at Westminster Abbey, but given the circumstances, the event was scaled back and the venue changed to The Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace.

Buccleuch was buried in the Buccleuch Memorial Chapel in St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Dalkeith Palace, Midlothian, Scotland, on 22 October 1935. He was succeeded by his son, Walter.

Titles, honours and awards

18 September 1886 – 5 November 1914: John Charles Montagu Douglas Scott, Earl of Dalkeith

5 November 1914: His Grace, Sir John Charles Montagu Douglas Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch & 9th Duke of Queensberry

Captain General of the Royal Company of Archers

Invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (KT)

Invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)

1929: Honorary Colonel, 78th (Lowland) Field Brigade, Royal Artillery

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John Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 7th Duke of Buccleuch's Timeline

1864
March 29, 1864
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1893
January 30, 1893
Age 28
November 13, 1893
Age 29
1894
December 30, 1894
Age 30
1896
1896
Age 31
1899
July 14, 1899
Age 35
England
1901
December 25, 1901
Age 37
Montagu House, Whitehall, London, England
1904
March 4, 1904
Age 39
Montagu House, Whitehall, Westminster, London, England
1906
December 26, 1906
Age 42
1911
July 8, 1911
Age 47
England