Thomas Erskine, Lord Erskine

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Thomas Erskine (left) could not inherit the title of Earl of Mar due to the Writ of Attainder for treason passed against his father, John (right).

Thomas Erskine, Lord Erskine (1705 – 16 March 1766) was the son of John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar. He could not inherit the title of Earl of Mar due to the Writ of Attainder for treason passed against his father in 1716 for his role in the First Jacobite Rebellion (1715).[1]

On 1 October 1741, he married Charlotte Hope, daughter of the Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun. He died without issue.[1]

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Melville Henry Massue Ruvigny Et Raineval (1 January 2003). The Jacobite Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Grants of Honour, Extracted, by Permission, from the Stuart Papers Now in Possession of His Majesty the King at Windsor Castle, and Supplemented by Biographical and Genealogical Notes. Genealogical Publishing Com. pp. 114–5. ISBN 978-0-8063-1716-8. Retrieved 27 September 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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