of Dalkeith (Earldom)

of Dalkeith (Earldom)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Scotland.

Letters patent issued on Sat 16th Jan 1666

To Anne Scott as Hereditary peerage subsidiary to another created by the same letters patent.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages with rules of limited inheritance, for example: the 1st Baroness Abercromby, whose peerage was limited to male descendants of her late husband.

Note: Regranted by letters patent of 17 Nov. 1687 with SR to James, Earl of Dalkeith, and his heirs male


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Scott Anne Sat 16th Jan 1666 Wed 6th Feb 1732
2nd Scott Francis Wed 6th Feb 1732 Thu 22nd Apr 1751
3rd Scott Henry Thu 22nd Apr 1751 Sat 11th Jan 1812
4th Montagu Scott Charles William Henry Sat 11th Jan 1812 Tue 20th Apr 1819
5th Montagu-Douglas-Scott Walter Francis Tue 20th Apr 1819 Wed 16th Apr 1884
6th Montagu-Douglas-Scott William Henry Walter Wed 16th Apr 1884 Thu 5th Nov 1914
7th Montagu-Douglas-Scott John Charles Thu 5th Nov 1914 Sat 19th Oct 1935
8th Montagu-Douglas-Scott Walter John Sat 19th Oct 1935 Thu 4th Oct 1973
9th Montagu Douglas Scott Walter Francis John Thu 4th Oct 1973 Tue 4th Sep 2007
10th Montagu Douglas Scott Richard Walter John Tue 4th Sep 2007 -