Napier of Merchistoun (Lordship)
A peerage of the Kingdom of Scotland.
Letters patent issued on Tue 4th May 1627
To Archibald Napier as Hereditary peerage.
Nature of Special Remainder
Peerages which may be inherited by a female direct descendant.
Note: Regranted by letters patent of 17 Feb. 1677 with SR to his eldest sister and heirs, failing whom to his second and third sisters successively in like manner, failing whom to hm of Archibald, Lord Napier, failing whom to heirs and assigns whatsoever
|Number||Surname||Forenames||Held from||Held to|
|1st||Napier||Archibald||Tue 4th May 1627||-|
|8th||Napier||Francis||Mon 2nd Jan 1775||Fri 1st Aug 1823|
|9th||Napier||William John||Fri 1st Aug 1823||Sat 11th Oct 1834|
|10th||Napier||Francis||Sat 11th Oct 1834||Mon 19th Dec 1898|
|11th||Napier||William John George||Mon 19th Dec 1898||Sat 6th Dec 1913|
|12th||Napier||Francis Edward Basil||Sat 6th Dec 1913||Sat 22nd Mar 1941|
|13th||Napier||William Francis Cyril James||Sat 22nd Mar 1941||Mon 23rd Aug 1954|
|14th||Napier||Francis Nigel||Mon 23rd Aug 1954||Thu 15th Mar 2012|
|15th||Napier||Francis David Charles||Thu 15th Mar 2012||-|