Earls of Kintore (1677)
1st Earl of Kintore, John Keith, b.?, a.1677, d.1714
Son of William
Keith, 6th Earl Marischal and Lady Mary
Erskine, daughter of Sir John Erskine, 18th & 2nd
Earl of Mar. He held
2nd Earl of Kintore, William Keith, b.?, a.1714, d.1718
Son of the 1st Earl and Lady Margaret Hamilton (b. 1641, d.?), daughter of Thomas Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Haddington. He took part in the Battle of Sheriffmuir on the side of the Jacobites and as punishment was deprived of the office of Knight Marischal.
3rd Earl of Kintore, John Keith, b.c.1699, a.1718, d.1758
Son of the 2nd Earl and Catherine Murray (b.?, d.1726), daughter of David Murray, 4th Viscount Stormont. He was re-instated as Knight Marischal in 1733.
4th Earl of Kintore, William Keith, b.c.1702, a.1758, d.1761
Younger brother of the 3rd Earl. The earldom became briefly dormant after his death, as the nearest heir-male, George Keith, the 10th Earl Marischal, had been attainted in 1716.
Lords Falconer of Halkertoun (1646)
1st Lord Falconer, Alexander Falconer, b.1595, a.1646, d.1671
The Falconers were an illustrious family of long standing, having been close to the monarch since the time of William the Lion in 1200, when the first recorded Kingís Falconer, Ranulph, was given various lands, whose name he changed to Hawkertoun in respect of his office. More recent members of the family had been MPs and Lords of Session and Alexander Falconer was the latest to hold such a position.
2nd Lord Falconer, Alexander Falconer, b.1620, a.1671, d.1684
Son of the 1st Lord and Anne Lindsay, daughter of John Lindsay, 8th Lord Lindsay of the Byres.
3rd Lord Falconer, David Falconer, b.1668, a.1684, d.1724
Son of the 2nd Lord and Margaret Ogilvy, daughter of James Ogilvy, 2nd Earl of Airlie. He died unmarried.
Baronets Falconer of Glenfarquhar ()
1st Baronet Falconer, Alexander Falconer, b.c.1635, a., d.1717
Son of the 1st Lordís brother Sir David Falconer of Glenfarquhar (b.c.1598, d.c.1683) and Margaret Hepburn.
2nd Baronet Falconer, Alexander Falconer, b.c.1663, a.1717, d.1727
Son of the 1st Baronet and Margaret Graeme (b.?, d.1720). In 1724 he became 4th Lord Falconer.
Lords Falconer of Halkertoun (1646, continued)
4th Lord Falconer, Alexander Falconer, b.?, a.1724, d.1727
He also died unmarried and the title transferred to his cousin.
5th Lord Falconer, David Falconer, b.1681, a.1727, d.1751
Son of the 1st
Baronetís younger brother Sir David Falconer of
6th Lord Falconer, Alexander Falconer, b.1707, a.1751, d.1762
Son of the 4th Lord and Catherine Margaret Keith (b.c.1619, d.1762), daughter of William Keith, 2nd Earl of Kintore. He had no children.
7th Lord Falconer, William Falconer, b.1712, a.1762, d.1776
of the 6th Lord. He served as a soldier in
8th Lord Falconer, Anthony Adrian Falconer, b.?, a.1776, d.1804
Son of the 7th Lord and Rembertina Maria van Iddekinge (b.1713, d.1779). He obtained a revival of the dormant earldom in 1778 on the death of George Keith, 10th Earl Marischal, mentioned above, changing his surname to suit.
Earls of Kintore (1677, continued)
5th Earl of Kintore, Anthony Adrian Keith-Falconer, b.?, a.1778, d.1804
6th Earl of Kintore, William Keith-Falconer, b.1766, a.1804, d.1812
Son of the 5th
Earl and Christina-Elizabeth Sighterman (b.?, d.1809), of
7th Earl of Kintore, Anthony Adrian Keith-Falconer, b.1794, a.1812, d.1844
Son of the 6th
Earl and Maria Bannerman (b.c.1771, d.1826), daughter of Sir Alexander Bannerman
of Kirkhill, 6th Baronet Bannerman of Elsick. He was created 1st
Baron Kintore in the Peerage of the
8th Earl of Kintore, Francis Alexander Keith-Falconer, b.1828, a.1844, d.1880
Son of the 7th Earl and his second wife Louisa Hawkins (b.1802, d.1841).
9th Earl of Kintore, Algernon Hawkins Thomond Keith-Falconer, b.1852, a.1880, d.1930
Son of the 8th
Earl and Louisa Madeleine Hawkins (b.?, d.1916). Educated at
10th Earl of Kintore, Arthur George Keith-Falconer, b.1879, a.1930, d.1966
Son of the 9th
Earl and Lady Sydney Charlotte Montagu (b.1851, d.1932), daughter of George
Montagu, 6th Duke of Manchester. Educated at
11th Earl (Countess) of Kintore, Ethel Sydney Keith-Falconer, b.1874, a.1966, d.1974
Older sister of the 10th Earl.
12th Earl of Kintore, James Ian Baird Keith, b.1908, a.1974, d.1989
Son of the 11th
Countess and John Lawrence Baird, 1st Viscount Stonehaven (b.1874,
d.1941). Educated at
13th Earl of Kintore, Michael Canning William John Keith, b.1939, a.1989, d.2004
Son of the 12th
Earl and Delia Virginia Lloyd (b.?, d.2007). Educated at
14th Earl of Kintore, James William Falconer Keith, b.1976, a.2004
Son of the 13th Earl and Mary Plum. As well as being 14th Earl, he is also 14th Lord Keith of Inverurie and Keith-Hall, 5th Baronet Baird of Ury, 4th Viscount Stonehaven and 4th Baron Stonehaven of Ury, the last three in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. He is also Chief of Clan Keith.
The courtesy title for the heir is Lord Inverurie.
(Last updated: 03/01/2010)