The title of Earl of Inverness (Scottish Gaelic: Iarla Inbhir Nis) was first created in 1718 in the Jacobite Peerage of Scotland, together with the titles Viscount of Innerpaphrie and Lord Cromlix and Erne, by James Francis Edward Stuart ("James III & VIII") for the Honourable John Hay of Cromlix, third son of the 7th Earl of Kinnoull.
To compensate for this, in 1840 Queen Victoria created her Duchess of Inverness, in her own right, with remainder to the heirs male of her body lawfully begotten. This recognised her husband's subsidiary title of Earl of Inverness. Death. The Duke of Sussex died in April 1843 at Kensington Palace and was buried at Kensal Green Cemetery.
John Charles Ogilvy-Grant, 7th Earl of Seafield KT (4 September 1815 – 18 February 1881), styled Viscount Reidhaven from 1840 to 1853, was a Scottish nobleman. He is numbered as the 26th Chief of Clan Grant.
John Hay of Cromlix (1691–1740) was the Jacobite Duke of Inverness and a courtier and army officer to the King James VIII & III (known as the "Old Pretender"). He was from the Clan Hay. Life. His parents were Thomas Hay, seventh earl of Kinnoull (c.1660–1719) and Elizabeth (1669–1696).
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The Dukedom of Inverness was a title in the Jacobite Peerage of Great Britain, and as such was not recognised by the government or monarch or Great Britain.Its only holder was John Hay of Cromlix.
Earl of Inverness: 5 October 1718: Hay: extinct 1740: Scotland: for John Hay of Cromlix, also Duke of Inverness from 4 April 1727 Earl of Dunbar: 2 February 1721: Murray: extant: Scotland: for James Murray, from August 1770 also Viscount of Stormont (cr. 1621), Lord Scone (cr. 1605) and Lord Balvaird (cr. 1641, all in the Peerage of Scotland).
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Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan, Alasdair Mór mac an Rígh, and called the Wolf of Badenoch (1343 – 20 June 1405), was the third surviving son of King Robert II of Scotland and youngest by his first wife, Elizabeth Mure of Rowallan. He was the first Earl of Buchan since John Comyn, from 1382 until his death.
The Earl of Orkney was originally a Norse jarl ruling the archipelagos of Orkney and Shetland (Norðreyjar).Originally founded by Norse invaders, the status of the rulers of the Norðreyjar as Norwegian vassals was formalised in 1195.
The Seat of the Clan Mackenzie, Castle Leod is widely considered to be the inspiration behind Castle Leoch, the home of the Clan Mackenzie, in Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series. It was considered as a filming location for the TV series, however, Doune Castle was selected due to its ease of location.