Earls of Delorain (1706)


1st Earl of Delorain, Henry Scott, b.1676, a.1706, d.1730


Son of Sir James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, and Anne Scott, Duchess of Buccleuch. In 1706 he was created 1st Earl of Delorain, 1st Viscount of Hermitage and 1st Lord Goldilands, all in the Peerage of Scotland. He was a career soldier, and reached the rank of Brigadier-General  in 1710, serving as Colonel in turn of the 2nd Horse Grenadier Guards, the 16th Foot, and later the 7th Horse, reaching the rank of Major-General in 1727. He was a Representative Peer from 1715 to 1730 and also served at Court, first as Lord of the Bedchamber to the Prince of Wales between 1718 and 1727, and then as Gentleman of the Bedchamber to King George I. He was invested as a Knight of the Bath in 1725.


2nd Earl of Delorain, Francis Scott, b.1710, a.1730, d.1739


Son of the 1st Earl and Ann Duncombe (b.b.1678, d.1720).


3rd Earl of Delorain, Henry Scott, b.1712, a.1739, d.1739-1740


Younger son of the 1st Earl. He was a Captain in the Royal Navy.


4th Earl of Delorain, Henry Scott, b.1737, a.1739-1740, d.1807


Son of the 3rd Earl and Elizabeth Fenwick (b.?, d.1794). Married but then separated, he died without issue, and all his titles became extinct.