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John Lyon


(3rd Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne)

1696 - 1715

3rd Earl of Strathmore
©2016 Gazetteer for Scotland

3rd Earl of Strathmore

Jacobite noble. Born at Glamis Castle, the son of John Lyon, 2nd Earl of Strathmore (1663 - 1712), whom he succeeded in 1712. Lyon was killed at the Battle of Sheriffmuir only three years later (1715), while still a teenager and having never married.


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