Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home

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Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home KT (29 December 1873 – 11 July 1951), styled Lord Dunglass between 1881 and 1918, was a Scottish peer and the father of British Prime Minister, Alec Douglas-Home.

Home was the son of Charles Douglas-Home, 12th Earl of Home.

On 14 July 1902, he married Lady Lillian Lambton, daughter of Frederick Lambton, 4th Earl of Durham. They had seven children:
Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, 14th Earl of Home, later Baron Home of the Hirsel (1903–1995)
Lady Bridget Douglas-Home (4 May 1905 – 1980)
Henry Montagu Douglas-Home (1907–1980), married (1) Lady Alexandra Spencer (daughter of the 6th Earl Spencer) and had issue; (2) Vera Johanson and had issue; (3) Felicity Jonsson and had issue.
Lady Rachel Douglas-Home (10 April 1910 – 4 April 1996), married Lord William Walter Montagu-Douglas-Scott and had issue.
William Douglas-Home (1912–1992), married Rachel Douglas-Home, 27th Baroness Dacre and had issue.
Edward Charles Douglas-Home (1 March 1920 – 17 February 2006), married Nancy Straker-Smith and had issue.
George Cospatrick Douglas-Home (1922–14 June 1943), killed on active service as a Pilot Officer in the RAF, unmarried.

He was appointed a Knight of the Thistle in 1930.



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