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Earl of Inverness

 

Earl of Inverness

The title of Earl of Inverness (Scottish Gaelic:Iarla Inbhir Nis) was first created in 1718 in the Jacobite Peerage of Scotland by James Francis Edward Stuart ("James III & VIII") for the Honourable John Hay of Cromlix, third son of the 7th Earl of Kinnoull, but became extinct upon the death of the grantee in 1740.

It has been created several times in of the Royal Marriages Act of 1772) was given the title of Duchess of Inverness, which became extinct upon her death in 1873.

The next creation was for Prince George (later Edward VII) and grandson of Queen Victoria, as a subsidiary title along with the Dukedom of York. As the Prince became King in 1910, succeeding his father, his titles merged in the crown.

The title was created again in 1920 as a subsidiary title of the Prince Albert (second son of George VI.

The title was created a fourth time in 1986 as a subsidiary title for Queen Elizabeth II's second son, Prince Andrew, Duke of York.

Contents

  • Earls of Inverness, first Creation (1801) 1
  • Earls of Inverness, second Creation (1892) 2
  • Earls of Inverness, third Creation (1920) 3
  • Earls of Inverness, fourth Creation (1986) 4

Earls of Inverness, first Creation (1801)

Earls of Inverness, second Creation (1892)

  • Prince George, Duke of York (1865–1936), merged in the crown 1910

Earls of Inverness, third Creation (1920)

  • Prince Albert, Duke of York (1895–1952), merged in the crown 1936

Earls of Inverness, fourth Creation (1986)

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