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Fergus Michael Claude Bowes-Lyon, 17th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (31 December 1928-1987)[1][2] was a nephew of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.

He was the son of Captain (the) Honourable Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon and Elizabeth Margaret Cator.[2] His paternal grandparents were Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck.

He married Mary Pamela McCorquodale on 10 April 1956.[2] They had three children:[2]

  • Michael Fergus Bowes-Lyon, - born 7 June 1957 (m. 1984 Isobel Weatherall (div. 2005), m. 2005 Damaris Stuart-William; has issue)[3]
  • Lady Elizabeth Mary Cecilia Bowes-Lyon - born 23 December 1959, married Antony Richard Leeming in 1990.[3]
  • Lady Diana Evelyn Bowes-Lyon- born 29 December 1966, married Christopher Godfrey Faussett on 8 April 1995.[3]

He inheirited the earldom of Strathmore and Kinghorne upon the death of his first cousin Timothy Bowes-Lyon, 16th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and held it until his death, when he was succeeded by his son.

Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Timothy Bowes-Lyon
Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
1972-1987
Succeeded by
Michael Bowes-Lyon

Notes

  1. ^ "Earl of Strathmore Is Dead; A Cousin of Queen Elizabeth". New York Times. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B0DEFDB1E30F93AA2575BC0A961948260&sec=&spon=. Retrieved 2008-10-11.  
  2. ^ a b c d The Peerage. Page 232, number 2316.
  3. ^ a b c Strathmore & Kinghorne

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