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Families covered: Scott of Buccleuch, Scott of Deloraine, Douglas-Scott of Queensberry

James Crofts, later Scott, Duke of Monmouth, 1st Duke of Buccleuch (b 09.04.1649, (d 15.07.1685)
(1) Although, in the continuation, we show James as son of King Charles II, TCP (Monmouth) reports that: "His great beauty, so unlike that of the King his reputed father, makes it more than probable that he was (as often considered) a son of Robert Sydney, one of a handsome race noted for their gallantries. The Duke is also said to have had a mole on the upper lip which was a characteristic feature of that family." Robert Sydney, a younger son of the Earl of Leicester, was the lover of his mother Lucy Walter before the King. When he was aged about 8, James was placed under the charge of William Crofts, Baron of Saxham and was given Crofts as his family name until his marriage.
(2) The Duke claimed that his father (King Charles II) had married his mother (Lucy Walters) and, after King Charles died, had himself proclaimed as King. He was executed after defeat by King James II at the battle of Sedgemoor (06.07.1685). His title was forfeited but his wife had been declared Duchess in her own right so that the dukedom continued after her death.
m. Anna Scott, Duchess of Buccleuch (b 11.02.1651, d 06.02.1732, dau of Francis Scott, 2nd Earl of Buccleuch)
1. Charles Scott, 'Earl of Doncaster' (b 24.08.1672, dvp 09.02.1673-4)
2. James Scott, Earl of Dalkeith (b 23.05.1674, dvm 14.03.1704-5)
  m. (02.01.1693-4) Henrietta Hyde (d 30.05.1730, dau of Lawrence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester)
A. Francis Scott, 2nd Duke of Buccleuch (b 11.01.1694-5, d 22.05.1751)
  m1. (05.04.1720) Jean Douglas (d 31.08.1729, dau of James Douglas, 2nd Duke of Queensberry, 1st Duke of Dover)
  i. Francis Scott, Earl of Dalkeith (b 19.02.1720-1, dvp 01.04.1750)
  m. (02.10.1742) Caroline Campbell, Baroness Greenwich (b 17.11.1717, d 11.01.1794, dau of John Campbell, Duke of Argyll and Greenwich)
  a. John Scott, Lord of Whitchester (b 14.01.1745, d 31.01.1749)
  b. Henry Douglas-Scott, 3rd Duke of Buccleuch, 5th Duke of Queensberry (b 13.09.1746, d 11.01.1812)
  m. (02.05.1767) Elizabeth Montagu (b c1743, d 21.11.1827, dau of George Brudenell (Montagu), Duke of Montagu)
  (1) George Scott, Earl of Dalkeith (b 25.03.1768, d 29.05.1768)
  (2) Charles William Henry Douglas-Scott, 4th Duke of Buccleuch, 6th Duke of Queensberry (b 24.05.1772, d 20.04.1819)
m. (23.03.1795) Harriet Katherine Townshend (b 29.11.1773, d 24.08.1814, dau of Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney)
  (A) Walter Francis Douglas-Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch, 7th Duke of Queensberry (b 25.11.1806, d 16.04.1884, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (13.08.1829) Charlotte Anne Thynne (d 28.03.1895, dau of Thomas, 2nd Marquess of Bath)
  (B) John Douglas-Scott (b 13.07.1809, d 03.01.1860)
  m. (10.03.1836) Alicia Anne Spottiswoode (d 12.03.1900, dau of John Spottiswoode of Spottiswoode)
  (C) Charlotte Albinia Douglas-Scott (d 29.02.1828)
  m. (04.07.1822) James Thomas (Stopford), 4th Earl of Courtown (d 20.11.1858)
  (D) Isabella Mary Douglas-Scott (d 09.10.1829)
  m. (09.10.1823) Peregrine Francis Cust
  (E) Margaret Harriet Douglas-Scott (d 05.06.1846)
m. (07.02.1832) Charles (Marsham), 3rd Earl of Romney (b 1808, d 1905)
  (F) Harriet Jane Sarah Douglas-Scott (d 16.02.1870)
  m. (29.03.1842) Edward Moore (rector of Frittenden)
  (G)+ other issue - George Henry (b 02.01.1798, dvp 11.03.1808), Anne Elizabeth (d unm 13.08.1844), Katherine Frances (d 06.06.1814)
(3) Henry James Scott-Montagu, Lord Montagu of Boughton (b 16.12.1776, d 30.10.1845)
  m. (22.11.1804) Jane Margaret Douglas (d 10.01.1859, dau of Archibald Douglas, 1st Lord of Douglas)
  (A) Lucy Elizabeth Montagu (b 14.11.1805, d 15.05.1877)
  m. (04.12.1832) Cospatrick Alexander Home, 11th Earl of Home (b 27.10.1799, d 04.07.1881)
  (B) Mary Margaret Montagu (b c1807, d 30.06.1885)
  m. (09.07.1840) Frederick Clinton (d 09.11.1870, Lt. Colonel)
(C) Jane Caroline Montagu (d unm 16.06.1846)
  (D) Caroline Georgina Montagu (d 05.12.1891)
  m. (05.03.1836) George William Hope of Luffness (d 18.10.1863)
  (4) Mary Scott (b 21.05.1769, d 21.04.1823)
  m. (29.01.1791) James George Stopford, 3rd Earl of Courtown (b 15.08.1765, d 15.06.1835)
  (5) Elizabeth Scott (b 10.10.1770, d 29.06.1837)
  m. (09.11.1798) Alexander Home, 10th Earl of Home (b 11.11.1769, d 21.10.1841)
  (6) Caroline Scott (b 06.07.1774, d 29.04.1854)
  m. (13.08.1803) Sir Charles Douglas, 5th Bart of Kelhead, 5th Marquess of Queensberry (b 03.1777, d 03.12.1837)
  (7) Harriet Scott (b 01.12.1780, d 18.04.1833)
  m. (01.12.1806) William Kerr, 6th Marquess of Lothian (b 04.10.1763, d 27.04.1824)
c. Frances Scott (b 26.07.1750, d 31.03.1817)
  m. (13.05.1783) Archibald Douglas, 1st Lord of Douglas (b 10.07.1748, d 26.12.1827)
  d.+ other issue - Campbell (b 17.10.1747, d unm 18.10.1766), James (b 01.03.1748, d 17.01.1758), Caroline (b 01.10.1743, d 10.12.1753)
  ii.+ other issue - Charles of Bowhill (b 14.02.1727, d unm 18.06.1747), Jane (b 03.04.1723, d 26.11.1779), Anne (b 13.11.1724, d 15.07.1737), 0.1725, d 20.05.1743)
  m2. (04.09.1744) Alice Powell (b c1702, d 13.12.1765, dau of Joseph Powell of Westminster)
  B.+ other issue - Charles (b 03.1700, d 04.04.1700), es (b 14.01.1702, d 26.02.1719), Henry (b 26.11.1704, d young), Anne (b 01.04.1696, d unm 11.10.1714), Charlotte (b 30.04.1697, d unm 22.08.1747)
3. Henry Scott, 1st Earl of Deloraine (b 1676, d 25.12.1730)
  m1. Anne Duncombe (d 22.10.1720, dau of William Duncombe of Battlesden)
  A. Francis Scott, 2nd Earl of Deloraine (b 05.10.1710, dsp 11.05.1739)
  m1. (29.10.1732) Mary Lister (b c1714, d 16.06.1737, dau of Matthew Lister of Burwell)
  m2. (07.1737) Mary Scrope (d 11.03.1767, dau of Gervase Scrope of Cockerington)
  B. Henry Scott, 3rd Earl of Deloraine (b 11.02.1712, d 31.01.1740, Captain RN)
  m. Elizabeth Fenwick (d 05.06.1794, dau of John Fenwick)
  i. Henry Scott, 4th Earl of Deloraine (b 08.02.1737, dsp 10.09.1807)
  m. (16.11.1763, div) Frances Heath (d 1782, dau of Thomas Heath of Stanstead)
  ii. John Scott (b 06.10.1738, d 31.12.1788)
m. (1757) Isabella Young (d 17.08.1791)
  a. John Scott (d 1779)
  C. Anne Scott (d infant)
  m2. (14.03.1726) Mary Howard (d 12.11.1744, dau of Colonel Philip Howard)
  D. Georgina Caroline Scott (b 02.1727, d 13.10.1809)
  m. (19.08.1747) Sir James Peachey, Bart of Westdean (b c1722, d 25.01.1808)
  E. Henrietta Scott (b 1728)
  m. Nicholas Boyce
4.+ other issue - Francis (b 1678, d 08.12.1679), Charlotte (bur 05.09.1683), Anne (b 17.02.1675-6, d 13.08.1685)
p. Elinor Needham (dau of Sir Robert Needham of Lambeth)
7. Henrietta Crofts (d 27.02.1729-30)
  m. (1697) Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b 1661, d 21.01.1721-2)
8.+ other issue - James (d 03.1732, Maj. General), Henry (a 1702, d unm), Isabella (d young)

Main source(s): TSP (Buccleuch), BP1934 (Buccleuch), TSP (Deloraine)
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