Duke o Queensberry

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Dukedom o Queensberry
held wi
Dukedom o Buccleuch
Coronet of a British Duke.svg
Duke of Buccleuch arms.svg
Airms o the Dukes o Buccleuch, that hae held the teetle o Duke o Queensberry syne 1810
Creaution date 3 Februar 1684[1]
Monarch Charles II
Peerage Peerage o Scotland
First hauder William Douglas, 1st Marquess o Queensberry
Present hauder Richard Scott, 12t Duke
Heir apparent Walter Scott, Yerl o Dawkeith
Remainder tae the 2nt Duke's heirs o entail, male or female, descendit frae the bouk o the 1st Yerl o Queensberry
Subsidiary teetles Marquess o Dumfriesshire
Yerl o Drumlanrig an Sanquhar
Viscoont o Nith, Tortholwald an Ross
Laird Douglas o Kilmount, Middlebie an Dornock
Seat(s) Bowhill House
Drumlanrig Castle
Dumfries and Galloway
Boughton House
Umwhile seat(s) Dalkeith Palace
Montagu House
Armorial motto Queensberry: Forward
Buccleuch: Amo ("Ah luve")

The teetle Duke o Queensberry wis creautit in the Peerage o Scotland on 3 Februar 1684 alang wi the subsidiary teetle Marquess o Dumfriesshire for the 1st Marquess o Queensberry.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Debrett, John (1820). The Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland (in Inglis). F.C. and J. Rivington. pp. 635–639. Retrieved 21 November 2016.