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Lord Hay of Yester


Marquess of Tweeddale (sometimes spelled Tweedale) is a title of the Peerage of Scotland, created in 1694 for the 2nd Earl of Tweeddale. Lord Tweeddale holds the subsidiary titles of Earl of Tweeddale (created 1646), Earl of Gifford (1694), Viscount of Walden (1694), Lord Hay of Yester (1488), and Baron Tweeddale, of Yester in the County of Haddington (1881), all but the last in the Peerage of Scotland.[1] As Baron Tweeddale in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, Lord Tweeddale sat between 1881 and 1963 in the House of Lords. The Marquess' eldest son uses Viscount Walden as a courtesy title.

Lord Tweeddale also holds the title of Hereditary Chamberlain of Dunfermline.[1]

The family seat was Yester House.

Lords Hay of Yester (1488)

  • John Hay, 1st Lord Hay of Yester (c. 1450–1508)
    • Thomas Hay, Master of Yester (d. between 1502-1504)
  • John Hay, 2nd Lord Hay of Yester (d. 1513)
  • John Hay, 3rd Lord Hay of Yester (d. 1543)
  • John Hay, 4th Lord Hay of Yester (d. 1557)
  • William Hay, 5th Lord Hay of Yester (d. 1586)
  • William Hay, 6th Lord Hay of Yester (d. 1591)
  • James Hay, 7th Lord Hay of Yester (d. 1609)
  • John Hay, 8th Lord Hay of Yester (1593–1653) (created Earl of Tweeddale in 1646)

Earls of Tweeddale (1646)

Marquesses of Tweeddale (1694)

The heir presumptive is the present holder's younger brother Lord Alistair James Montagu Hay, Master of Tweeddale (b. 1955)

The heir presumptive's heir presumptive is his half-brother Lord Andrew Arthur George Hay (b. 1959). He is married with two sons, Angus Hay (b. 1991) and Rory Hay (b. 1992).

The heir presumtive's heir apparent is his son Angus David George Hay (b. 1991).

See also

References

Further reading

  • . Online at electricscotland.com.
  • . (Online at Credo Reference. Subscription or library card required.)

External links

  • Hansard 1803–2005:
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