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Buccleuch

Buccleuch is the Dukedom held by the Scott family, the name coming from a location on their Borders estates. The Barony of Buccleuch was created in 1606, becoming an Earldom in 1619, and finally the Dukes of Buccleuch in 1663.

Today, the Dukes of Buccleuch have a number of homes and estates at Dalkeith, Drumlanrig (in Dumfries and Galloway), Bowhill and Branxholme (in the Scottish Borders), together with Montagu House (London) and Broughton House (Northamptonshire), both acquired when the Henry, 3rd Duke (1746 - 1819), married the daughter of the 1st Duke of Montagu.

The heir to the Dukedom is the Earl of Dalkeith.


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