James Duff, 5th Earl Fife

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James Duff

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: August 07, 1879 (65)
Mar Lodge, Aberdeen, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Alexander Duff and Anne Duff
Husband of Agnes Georgiana Elizabeth Duff, Countess Fife
Father of Lady Anne Elizabeth Clementina Townshend, Marchioness Townshend of Raynham; Lady Ida Louisa Alice Duff; Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife; Lady Alexina Coventry; Lady Agnes Cecile Emmeline Cooper and 1 other
Brother of Hon. George Skene Duff; Lady Louisa Tollemache Brooke and Lady Katherine Ricardo

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About James Duff, 5th Earl Fife

James Duff, 5th Earl Fife (6 July 1814 – 7 August 1879) was a Scottish nobleman.

Duff was the son of Sir Alexander Duff, younger brother of James Duff, 4th Earl Fife.

He was Member of Parliament for Banffshire from 1837 to 1857; his brother, George Skene Duff, was Member of Parliament for Elgin.

He was created Baron Skene, of Skene, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, in 1857.

In 1846 he married Lady Agnes Georgiana Elizabeth Hay, daughter of William Hay, 18th Earl of Erroll and Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence (an illegitimate daughter of William IV). They had four daughters and one son, Alexander, who later became 1st Duke of Fife.

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James Duff, 5th Earl Fife's Timeline

1814
July 6, 1814
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1847
August 16, 1847
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1848
1848
1849
November 10, 1849
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1851
March 20, 1851
1852
May 18, 1852
1854
February 20, 1854
1879
August 7, 1879
Age 65
Mar Lodge, Aberdeen, UK