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 -

External identifiers

Wikidata: Q6679812