John Lyon (1663-1712)


John Lyon

John Lyon
Born 1663
Son of Patrick Lyon and Helen Middleton
Succeeded his father as the 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
Married 21st September 1691 Lady Elizabeth Stanhope
Died 1712
Succeeded as Earl by his 3rd son John

Elizabeth Stanhope

Elizabeth Stanhope

Elizabeth Stanhope
Born May 1663
Daughter of Philip Stanhope (2nd Earl of Chesterfield) and Lady Elizabeth Butler
(possibly an illegitimate daughter of King James II)
Died 24th April 1723

Children of John Lyon and Elizabeth Stanhope:

  1. Patrick Lyon (Lord Glamis)
    Born 1692
    Died 1709
  2. Philip Lyon (Lord Glamis)
    Born 1693
    Died 1712
  3. John Lyon (5th Earl)
    Born 1696
    Killed 1715 at the battle of Sheriffmuir
  4. Charles Lyon (6th Earl)
    Born 1699
    Married 1725 Lady Susan Cochrane
    Killed 1718 in a street scuffle
    no legitimate issue
  5. The Honorable Hendrie Lyon
    Born 1700
    Died young.
  6. James Lyon (7th Earl)
    Born 1702
    Married 1731 Mary Died 1735 no issue
  7. Thomas Lyon (8th Earl)
    Born 1704
    Married 1736 Jean Nicholson of West Rainton county Durham
    Died 1753
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