Early Life, Marriage and Family
Buccleuch was born in 1864, the son of William Montagu Douglas Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch and Lady Louisa Hamilton. He was the second of eight children. His elder brother, Walter Henry, Earl of Dalkeith, was accidentally killed in a deer-hunting accident in Achnacary Forest, at the age of 25. Walter was unmarried, and the title of Earl of Dalkeith passed to John.
On Monday 30 January 1893, John married Lady Margaret Alice "Molly" Bridgeman, daughter of George Bridgeman, 4th Earl of Bradford and Lady Ida Frances Annabella Lumley, daughter of Richard Lumley, 9th Earl of Scarbrough. They had eight children:
- Lady Margaret Ida Montagu Douglas Scott (13 November 1893 – 17 December 1976), married Admiral Sir Geoffrey Hawkins
- Walter John Montagu Douglas Scott, 8th Duke of Buccleuch (30 December 1894 – 4 October 1973)
- Lord William Walter Montagu Douglas Scott (17 January 1896 – 30 January 1958), married Lady Rachel Douglas-Home (daughter of Charles Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home) and had issue
- Lady Sybil Anne Montagu Douglas Scott (14 July 1899 – 1990), married Charles Bathurst Hele Phipps and had issue
- Lady Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott, later Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004), married Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and had issue
- Lady Mary Theresa Montagu Douglas Scott (4 March 1904 – 1 June 1984), married David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter and had issue
- Lady Angela Christine Rose Montagu Douglas Scott (26 December 1906 – 28 September 2000), married Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Dawnay and had issue
- Lord George Francis John Montagu Douglas Scott (8 July 1911 – 8 June 1999), married Mary Wina Mannin Bishop and had issue
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