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Francis Wemyss-Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss, 5th Earl of March (14 August 1796–1 January 1883), was a Scottish peer.

Wemyss-Charteris was the son of Francis Douglas, 8th Earl of Wemyss, and succeeded in 1853. He served as Lord-Lieutenant of Peeblesshire from 1853 to 1880.

On 22 August 1817, he married Lady Louisa Bingham, daughter of Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan, at Paris, France. They had six children:

  • Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss (1818–1914)
  • Lt.-Col. Hon. Richard Charteris (1822–1874)
  • Lady Anne Charteris (1829–1903)
  • Louisa Wemyss-Charteris (1830–1920)
  • Captain Hon. Frederick William Charteris (1833–1887)
  • Captain Walter Charteris (d. 1854)
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Wemyss and March
Lord-Lieutenant of Peeblesshire
Succeeded by
Colin James Mackenzie
Masonic offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Kinnoull
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

1827 – 1830
Succeeded by
The Lord Kinnaird
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Francis Charteris
Earl of Wemyss
Earl of March

1853 – 1883
Succeeded by
Francis Charteris


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