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Charles Douglas-Home, 12th Earl of Home

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles, 12th earl of HomeCharles Alexander Douglas-Home, 12th Earl of Home KT (11 April 1834 – 30 April 1918), styled Lord Dunglass between 1841 and 1881, was a Scottish peer.


Home was born at the family home of The Hirsel near Coldstream, the son of the Cospatrick Douglas-Home, 11th Earl of Home. He was Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire from 1879 to 1880 and Lord-Lieutenant of Lanarkshire from 1890 to 1915.

 

He was Aide-de-Camp to HM Queen Victoria between 1887 and 1897.

He was a Captain of the Royal Company of Archers and f Honorary Colonel of the 3rd and 4th Battalions, Scottish Rifles and Lanarkshire Yeomanry.

He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1899 and was awarded the Territorial Decoration (T.D.).


Lord Home married Maria Grey on 18 August 1870. They had five children:
Lady Mary Elizabeth Margaret Douglas-Home (d. 1951), married Richard Meade, Lord Gillford, eldest son of 4th Earl of Clanwilliam.
Lady Issobel Charlotte Douglas-Home (d. 1934), died unmarried.
Lady Beatrix Douglas-Home (d. 1940), married Sir Henry Dundas, 3rd Baronet.
Lady Margaret Jane Douglas-Home (d. 1955), married Reginald Walsh, 5th Baron Ormathwaite.
Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home (1873–1951)

 

 

 

 

 

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