Sir John Lyon – 5th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne …
c.1698 – 1715
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A Jacobite noble. Born at Glamis Castle, the son of John Lyon, the 4th Earl (1663 – 1712), whom he succeeded in 1712. John Lyon was killed at the Battle of Sheriffmuir only three years later (1715), while still a teenager and having no issue.