Earls of Kinnoull (1633)
1st Earl of Kinnoull, George Hay, b.1572, a.1633, d.1634
Descended from the same family as the Hays of Erroll, he studied at the
2nd Earl of Kinnoull, George Hay, b.?, a.1634, d.1644
Son of the 1st Earl and Margaret Haliburton (b.?, d.1633), daughter of Sir James Haliburton of Pitcur. He was Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard from 1632 to 1634, a position equivalent to Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Lords.
3rd Earl of Kinnoull, George Hay, b.?, a.1644, d.1650
Son of the 2nd Earl and Lady Anne Douglas (b.?, d.1667), daughter of William Douglas, 7th Earl of Morton.
4th Earl of Kinnoull, William Hay, b.?, a.1650, d.1677
Younger brother of the 3rd Earl. He was a
staunch Royalist and was with Montrose during the
ill-fated return to
5th Earl of Kinnoull, George Hay, b.?, a.1677, d.1687
Son of the 4th Earl and Catherine Cecil (b.?, d.c.1683), daughter of Charles Cecil, Viscount Cranborne.
6th Earl of Kinnoull, William Hay, b.?, a.1687, d.1709
Younger brother of the 5th Earl.
7th Earl of Kinnoull, Thomas Hay, b.?, a.1709, d.1719
With no immediate heir, the title was inherited by a descendant of the 1st Earl’s older brother Peter Hay (b.?, d.1596). He married Margaret Boyd. Their son Francis Hay (?, d.a.1654) married Janet Halyburton. Their son George Hay (b.?, d.1672) married Marion Nicholson (b.?, d.c.1663), and their son Thomas Hay succeeded as 7th Earl. He was re-granted as 1st Viscount of Dupplin in 1697 by King William III and was one of the Commissioners for the Treaty of Union. He was a Representative Peer from 1710 to 1714 but was imprisoned as a suspected Jacobite during the uprising of 1715.
8th Earl of Kinnoull, George Henry Hay, b.1689, a.1719, d.1758
Son of the 7th Earl and Margaret Drummond
(b.?, d.1695-1696), daughter of William Drummond, 1st Viscount
Strathallan (for whom see the earls of Perth). He was a
supporter of his father-in-law, the Earl of Oxford, at
9th Earl of Kinnoull, Thomas Hay, b.1710, a.1758, d.1787
Son of the 8th Earl and Abigail Harley (b.?,
d.1750), daughter of Sir Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford. He was a
Whig MP for
10th Earl of Kinnoull, Robert Auriol Hay-Drummond, b.1751, a.1787, d.1804
Nephew of the 9th Earl and son of the Most Reverend Robert Hay-Drummond (b.1711, d.1776) (latterly Archbishop of York) and Henrietta Auriol (b.?, d.1763). He was Lord Lyon King of Arms from 1796 to 1804 and was created a Privy Counsellor in 1798.
11th Earl of Kinnoull, Thomas Robert Hay-Drummond, b.1785, a.1804, d.1866
Son of the 10th Earl and Sarah Harley (b.?, d.1837), a grand-daughter of Edward Harley, 3rd Earl of Oxford. He followed his father as Lord Lyon King of Arms, holding that position until 1806, and was later Lord-Lieutenant of Perthshire from 1830 until his death.
12th Earl of Kinnoull, George Hay-Drummond, b.1827, a.1866, d.1897
Son of the 11th Earl and Louisa Burton Rowley
(b.?, d.1885), daughter of Admiral Sir Charles Rowley, 1st Baronet
Rowley of Hill House,
13th Earl of Kinnoull, Archibald Fitzroy George Hay, b.1855, a.1897, d.1916
Son of the 12th Earl and Lady Emily Blanche Charlotte Somerset (b.?, d.1895), daughter of Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort. He reached the rank of Lieutenant in the Black Watch.
14th Earl of Kinnoull, George Harley Hay, b.1902, a.1916, d.1938
Grandson of the 13th Earl and Josephine Maria Hawke (b.?, d.1900), and son of Edmund Alfred Rollo George Hay, Viscount Dupplin (b.1879, d.1903) and Gladys Luz Bacon (b.?, d.1932).
15th Earl of Kinnoull, Arthur William George Patrick Hay, b.1935, a.1938
Son of the 14th Earl and Mary Ethel Isobel Meyrick (b.?, d.1938). As well as being 15th Earl, he is also 15th Viscount of Dupplin (1633), 9th Viscount of Dupplin (1697), 15th Lord Hay of Kinfauns and 8th Baron Hay of Pedwardine.
The courtesy title for the heir is Viscount Dupplin.
(Last updated: 03/07/2009)