Duke of Lennox

The title Duke of Lennox has been created several times in the Peerage of Scotland, for Clan Stewart of Darnley. The Dukedom, named for the district of Lennox in Stirling, was first created in 1581, and had formerly been the Earldom of Lennox. The second Duke was made Duke of Richmond; at his death, the dukedom of Richmond became extinct. The fourth Duke of Lennox was also created Duke of Richmond; at the death of the sixth Duke, both the dukedoms became extinct. The Dukedom of Richmond and one month later that of Lennox were created in 1675 for Charles Lennox, an illegitimate son of Charles II. The Duke of Richmond and Lennox was created Duke of Gordon in 1876. Thus, the Duke holds four dukedoms (including Aubigny-sur-Nère), more than any other person in the realm.

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Dukes of Lennox, first Creation (1581)

Other titles: Earl of Lennox (1579), Earl of Darnley (1581), Lord Darnley, Aubigny and Dalkeith (1579) and Lord Aubigny, Dalkeith, Torboltoun and Aberdour (1581)
Other titles (2nd Duke): Duke of Richmond (1623), Earl of Richmond (1613), Earl of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1623) and Baron of Setrington (1613) Great Chamberlain of Scotland (1591, made hereditary 1603-1703)
  • Ludovic Stewart, 2nd Duke of Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond (1574–1624), elder son of the 1st Duke, was raised to the English peerage. When he died without legitimate issue, his English peerages went extinct
Other titles (3rd Duke onwards): Earl of March and Baron Stuart of Leighton Bromswold, in the county of Huntingdon (1619)
Other titles (4th Duke onwards): Baron Clifton, of Leighton Bromswold (1608)
  • James Stewart, 4th Duke of Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond (1612–1655), eldest son of the 3rd Duke
  • Esmé Stewart, 5th Duke of Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond (1649–1660), only son of the 4th Duke, died unmarried
Other titles (6th Duke): Earl of Lichfield and Baron Stuart of Newbury, in the county of Berks (1645) and Baron of Cobham (1666)
  • Charles Stewart, 6th Duke of Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond (1639–1672), only son of the fourth son of the 3rd Duke, died without male issue and all of his titles except the Barony Clifton went extinct

Dukes of Lennox, second Creation (1675)

Other titles: Duke of Richmond and Earl of March (1675), Earl of Darnley (1675), Baron of Settrington, in the county of York (1675) and Lord of Torboulton (1675)
  • Charles Lennox, Earl of March (1724), eldest son of the 2nd Duke, died in infancy
  • Charles Lennox, Earl of March (1730), second son of the 2nd Duke, died in infancy
Other titles (6th Duke onwards): Duke of Gordon and Earl of Kinrara, in the county of Inverness (1876)
  • Charles Gordon-Lennox, Lord Settrington (1899–1919), eldest son of the 8th Duke (at that point Earl of March), predeceased his father without issue
  • His heir apparent: Charles Gordon-Lennox, Lord Settrington (b. 1994), eldest son of Lord March

Line of Succession

  1. Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, Earl of March and Kinrara (b. 1955), only son of the 10th Duke
  2. Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, Lord Settrington (b. 1994), eldest son of Lord March
  3. Hon. William Rupert Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1996), second son of Lord March
  4. Hon. Frederick Lysander Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 2000), third and youngest son of Lord March
  5. Anthony Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1969), only son of Lord Sir Nicholas Charles Gordon-Lennox, second and youngest son of the 9th Duke
  6. James David Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1944), grandson of Brig.-Gen. Lord Esmé Charles Gordon-Lennox, second son of the 7th Duke
  7. Henry Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1976), only son of James Gordon-Lennox
  8. Charles William Gordon-Lennox (b. 2005), eldest son of Henry Gordon-Lennox
  9. Thomas Edward Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 2009), second and youngest son of Henry Gordon-Lennox
  10. Maj.-Gen. Bernard Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1932), grandson of Major Lord Bernard Charles Gordon-Lennox, third and youngest son of the 7th Duke
  11. Edward Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1961), eldest son of Maj.-Gen. Bernard Gordon-Lennox
  12. Alexander Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1990), only son of Edward Gordon-Lennox
  13. Angus Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1964), second son of Maj.-Gen. Bernard Gordon-Lennox
  14. Geordie Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1998), only son of Angus Gordon-Lennox
  15. Charles Bernard Gordon-Lennox (b. 1970), third and youngest son of Maj.-Gen. Bernard Gordon-Lennox
  16. Colonel David Henry Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1935), younger brother of Maj.-Gen. Bernard Gordon-Lennox
  17. Captain Michael Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1938), first cousin of Maj.-Gen. Bernard and Col. David Gordon-Lennox
  18. Hamish Charles Gordon-Lennox (b.1980), only son of Capt. Michael Gordon-Lennox
  19. Commander Andrew Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1948), younger brother of Capt. Michael Gordon-Lennox
  20. Simon Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1978), eldest son of Cdr. Andrew Gordon-Lennox
  21. Hugo Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1980), second and youngest son of Cdr. Andrew Gordon-Lennox
  22. Henry George Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1934), grandson of Rt. Hon. Lord Walter Charles Gordon-Lennox, fourth and youngest son of the 6th Duke
  23. Ian Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1958), eldest son of Henry Gordon-Lennox
  24. Philip George Hugh Gordon-Lennox (b. 1963), second and youngest son of Henry Gordon-Lennox
  25. Thomas Charles Gordon-Lennox (b. 1991), eldest son of Philip Gordon-Lennox
  26. Alec George Gordon-Lennox (b. 1993), second and youngest son of Philip Gordon-Lennox

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