James Duff, 5th Earl Fife

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James Duff

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Death: August 7, 1879 (65)
Mar Lodge, Aberdeen
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Alexander Duff and Anne Duff
Husband of Agnes Georgina Elizabeth Duff, Countess Fife
Father of Lady Anne Duff of Fife; Ida Louisa Alice Wilson; Alexander Duff, I Duke of Fife; Agnes (Duff) Cooper; Lady Mary Hamilton Duff and 1 other
Brother of Hon. George Skene Duff; 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

July 6, 1814
August 16, 1847
Age 33
Age 33
November 10, 1849
Age 35
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
May 18, 1852
Age 37
10 November 1849
February 20, 1854
Age 39
August 7, 1879
Age 65
Mar Lodge, Aberdeen