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
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.