Earl of March

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Earl of March

Earls of March

in the peerage of England

1328 Creation

  1. 1328-1330 Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287-1330)
    • forfeit 1330, restored 1348
  2. 1348-1360 Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March (1328-1360)
  3. 1360-1381 Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March (1351-1381)
  4. 1381-1398 Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March (1374-1398)
  5. 1398-1425 Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March (1391-1425)

1479 Creation

  1. 1479-1483 Edward Plantagenet, Duke of Cornwall and Earl of March (1470-1483)
    • merged into throme 1483 (King Edward V)

1619 Creation

1675 Creation

in the peerage of Scotland

1580 Creation

  1. 1580-1586 Robert Stuart, 1st Earl of March (d. 1586)

1696 Creation

   William Douglas, 1st Earl of March (c. 1665–1705)
   William Douglas, 2nd Earl of March (c. 1696–1731)
   William Douglas, 4th Duke of Queensberry, 3rd Earl of March (1725–1810)
   Francis Wemyss Charteris Douglas, 8th Earl of Wemyss, 4th Earl of March (1772–1853)
   Francis Wemyss-Charteris, 9th Earl of Wemyss, 5th Earl of March (1796–1883)
   Francis Richard Charteris, 10th Earl of Wemyss, 6th Earl of March (1818–1914)
   Hugo Richard Charteris, 11th Earl of Wemyss, 7th Earl of March (1857–1937)
   (Francis) David Charteris, 12th Earl of Wemyss, 8th Earl of March (1912–2008)
   James Donald Charteris, 13th Earl of Wemyss, 9th Earl of March (b. 1948)

The heir apparent is his only son (Francis) Richard Charteris, Lord Elcho (b. 1984), a lawyer.[1]

family tree

House of Mortimer

 Edmund de Mortimer (1st Lord Mortimer)
 +- Roger de Mortimer (1st Earl of March)
    +- Roger Mortimer
    +- Geoffrey Mortimer (Lord of Towyth)
    +- John Mortimer
    +- Edmund de Mortimer
       +- Roger de Mortimer (2nd Earl of March)
          +- Edmund de Mortimer (3rd Earl of March) = Philippa of Clarence
             +- Roger de Mortimer (4th Earl of March)
             |  +- Edmund de Mortimer (5th Earl of March)
             |  +- Roger
             +- Edmund
                +- Lionel