John Hope, 2nd Earl of Hopetoun (7 September 1704 – 12 February 1781) was the son of Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun and Lady Henrietta Johnstone.
Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun KT was a Scottish nobleman.
He married on 14 September 1733 to Anne Ogilvy, daughter of James Ogilvy, 5th Earl of Findlater (son of James Ogilvy, 4th Earl of Findlater) and Lady Elizabeth Hay. He married, secondly, Jane Oliphant (died 16 March 1767), daughter of Robert Oliphant, on 30 October 1762. He married, thirdly, Lady Elizabeth Leslie (died 10 April 1788), daughter of Alexander Melville, 5th Earl of Leven and Elizabeth Monypenny, on 10 June 1767.
James Ogilvy, 4th Earl of Findlater and 1st Earl of Seafield, was a Scottish politician.
John Hope succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Hopetoun in 1742. In 1747 he was appointed Curator bonis (Trustee in Lunacy) for his half-uncle, the 4th Earl of Annandale and Hartfell.
In Scots and Roman-Dutch laws, a curator bonis is a legal representative appointed by a court to manage the finances, property, or estate of another person unable to do so because of mental or physical incapacity. The corresponding office in common law is that of conservator or guardian of the property.
George Vanden Bempde, 3rd Marquess of Annandale, succeeded James Johnstone, 2nd Marquess of Annandale on his death in 1730, and enjoyed that title from then to his own death, whereupon the title became extinct.
James Hope-Johnstone, 3rd Earl of Hopetoun FRSE, known as Viscount Aithrie from 1742 to 1781, was a Scottish Representative Peer and military leader.
Henrietta Hope or Lady Henrietta Hope was a British benefactor from Scotland. She was a lifelong friend of chapel builder Willielma Campbell and Hope Chapel in Bristol is named after her.
General John Hope, 4th Earl of Hopetoun PC KB FRSE, known as the Honourable John Hope from 1781 to 1814 and as the Lord Niddry from 1814 to 1816, was a Scottish politician and British Army officer.
General Sir Alexander Hope GCB was a British Army officer who became the last Governor of the Royal Military College while it was at Great Marlow and the first after its move to Sandhurst.
Sir Patrick Murray of Ochtertyre, 6th Baronet FRSE (1771–1837) was a Scottish advocate, landowner and politician, serving as MP for Edinburgh from 1806 to 1812 and Baron of the Exchequer in 1820. He is sometimes referred to as Sir Peter Murray.
Marquess of Linlithgow, in the County of Linlithgow or West Lothian, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 23 October 1902 for John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun. The current holder of the title is Adrian Hope.
Earl of Rothes is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1458 for George Leslie, 1st Lord Leslie. He had already been created Lord Leslie in 1445, also in the Peerage of Scotland. His grandson, the third Earl, having only succeeded his elder brother in March 1513, was killed at the Battle of Flodden on 9 September of the same year. His son, the fourth Earl, served as an Extraordinary Lord of Session. Lord Rothes was also tried for the murder of Cardinal Beaton but was acquitted.
Earl of Annandale and Hartfell is a title in the Peerage of Scotland, created in 1661 for James Johnstone.
Earl of Seafield is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1701 for James Ogilvy, who in 1711 succeeded his father as 4th Earl of Findlater. The earldoms of Findlater and Seafield continued to be united until 1811, when the earldom of Findlater became dormant, while the earldom of Seafield remains extant.
Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood DL, known as Viscount Lascelles from 1814 to 1820, was a British peer, slave owner and Member of Parliament.
William Keith, 7th Earl Marischal was a Scottish nobleman and Covenanter. He was the eldest son of William Keith, 6th Earl Marischal. He joined Montrose and twice seized Aberdeen in 1639, including a march with Montrose and 9000 men along the Causey Mounth past Muchalls Castle and through the Portlethen Moss to attack via the Bridge of Dee.
William Johnstone, 2nd Earl of Annandale and Hartfell, 1st Marquess of Annandale KT was a Scottish nobleman. He was the son of James Johnstone, 1st Earl of Annandale and Hartfell and Henrietta Douglas. He succeeded to the Earldom of Annandale and Hartfell on the death of his father in 1672.
There have been two baronetcies created for persons with the surname Colquhoun ("Cohoon"), one in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia (1625) and one in the Baronetage of Great Britain (1786).
James Hamilton, 6th Earl of Abercorn, PC (Ire) was a Scottish and Irish peer and politician. Appointed a groom of the bedchamber to Charles II after the death of his father in battle, he took the Willamite side at the Glorious Revolution and helped relieve Derry. Shortly after inheriting a Scottish and Irish peerage from a second cousin, he was created a Viscount in Ireland for his services to the Williamite cause.
James Stuart, 3rd Earl of Moray was the son of James Stewart, 2nd Earl of Moray and Elizabeth Stuart, 2nd Countess of Moray.
(Henrietta) Laura Pulteney, 1st Countess of Bath was a British peeress and heiress.
The Hon. Charles Hope-Weir was a Scottish politician.
James Johnstone, 3rd Earl of Annandale and Hartfell and 2nd Marquess of Annandale, was born about 1687-8 and was the eldest son of William Johnstone, 2nd Earl of Annandale and Hartfell and 1st Marquess of Annandale, by his first wife Sophia Fairholm. He succeeded his father in 1721.
Francis Napier, 6th Lord Napier (1702–1773) was a Scottish peer.
Lt.-Col. David Stanley William Ogilvy, 11th Earl of Airlie was a Scottish peer.
The Reverend Alexander Home, 9th Earl of Home was a Scottish nobleman and clergyman.
Elizabeth Annesley, Countess of Anglesey, formerly Lady Elizabeth Manners, was the wife of James Annesley, 2nd Earl of Anglesey, and the mother of the 3rd, 4th and 5th Earls.