Robert Francis St. Clair-Erskine, 4th Earl of Rosslyn (1833 - 1890) MP

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Birthplace: Dysart House, Fife, Scotland
Death: Died in Dysart House, Fife, Scotland
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About Robert Francis St. Clair-Erskine, 4th Earl of Rosslyn

Robert St Clair-Erskine, 4th Earl of Rosslyn (2 March 1833 – 6 September 1890) was the son of James Alexander St Clair-Erskine, 3rd Earl of Rosslyn and Frances St. Clair.

Lord Rosslyn married Blanche Adeliza, great granddaughter of Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton and widow of Colonel the Honourable Charles Henry Maynard, on 8 November 1866. They had five children:

Masonic career

  • In Addition to being Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Scotland between 1870 and 1873, Lord Rosslyn also served as Grand Master of the Order of the Temple from 1884 until his death in 1890.

Lord Rosslyn died in September 1890, aged 57. The Countess of Rosslyn survived her husband by over 40 years and died at York Terrace, Regent's Park, London, in December 1933.

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Robert Francis St. Clair-Erskine, 4th Earl of Rosslyn's Timeline

1833
March 2, 1833
Dysart House, Fife, Scotland
1866
November 8, 1866
Age 33
London, Middlesex, England
1867
October 20, 1867
Age 34
Dysart House
1869
March 16, 1869
Age 36
1870
April 22, 1870
Age 37
1871
August 20, 1871
Age 38
40 Upper Brook Street, London, Middlesex, England
1876
June 11, 1876
Age 43
1890
September 6, 1890
Age 57
Dysart House, Fife, Scotland