Elizabeth Hay, Countess of Erroll

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About Elizabeth Hay, Countess of Erroll

"Elizabeth Hay, Countess of Erroll (17 January 1801 – 16 January 1856; born Elizabeth FitzClarence) was an illegitimate daughter of King William IV of the United Kingdom and Dorothea Jordan. She married William Hay, 18th Earl of Erroll, and became Countess of Erroll on 4 December 1820 at age 19. Due to Hay's parentage, William Hay became Lord Steward of the Household.

Elizabeth and William Hay married at St George's, Hanover Square.Hay is pictured in a FitzClarence family portrait in House of Dun and kept a stone thrown at her father William IV and the gloves he wore on opening his first Parliament as mementos. She died in Edinburgh, Scotland."





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Elizabeth Hay, Countess of Erroll's Timeline

January 17, 1801
Teddington, Middlesex, England
October 18, 1821
Age 20
Exton, Rutland, England
May 3, 1823
Age 22
Bushey Park, London, England
May 12, 1829
Age 28
July 7, 1835
Age 34
Bushey Park, Teddington, Middlesex, England
January 16, 1856
Age 54
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland