ⓘ Earl of Morton

                                     

ⓘ Earl of Morton

The title Earl of Morton was created in the Peerage of Scotland in 1458 for James Douglas of Dalkeith. Along with it, the title Lord Aberdour was granted. This latter title is the courtesy title for the eldest son and heir to the Earl of Morton.

The family seat of such a farm, near Kirknewton, West Lothian.

                                     
  • Douglas, 15th Earl of Morton c. 1732 25 September 1774 was the son of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton He was Colonel of a regiment of light dragoons
  • Earl of Morton KT, PRS 1702 12 October 1768 was a Scottish astronomer and representative peer who was President of the Philosophical Society of Edinburgh
  • 17th Earl of Morton 23 December 1789 31 March 1858 known as George Douglas until 1827, was a Scottish Tory politician. Douglas was the son of the
  • James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton c. 1516 2 June 1581, aged 65 was the last of the four regents of Scotland during the minority of King James VI. He
  • 22nd Earl of Morton born 17 January 1952 is a Scottish peer and landowner. Known as Stewart, Douglas is the son of John Douglas, 21st Earl of Morton and
  • Archibald Douglas, 8th Earl of Angus and 5th Earl of Morton 1555  4 August 1588 was the son of David, 7th Earl of Angus. He succeeded to the title
  • Douglas, 1st Earl of Morton 1426 1493 4th Lord of Dalkeith, was created the 1st Earl of Morton in 1458 James Douglas, 3rd Earl of Morton died 1548
  • Douglas, 6th Earl of Morton c. 1540 1606 was the son of Sir Robert Douglas of Lochleven and Margaret Erskine, a former mistress of James V of Scotland
  • Lord of Dalkeith, was created the 1st Earl of Morton in 1458. He was the son of James Douglas, 2nd Lord of Dalkeith and Elizabeth Gifford, daughter of James
  • William Douglas, 7th Earl of Morton 1582 7 August 1648 was a grandson of the 6th Earl of Morton He was Lord High Treasurer of Scotland, and a zealous