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Archibald Montgomerie, 16th Earl of Eglinton

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Name  Archibald 16th

Archibald Seton Montgomerie, 16th Earl of Eglinton and 4th Earl of Winton (23 June 1880 – 22 April 1945), was the son of George Arnulph Montgomerie, 15th Earl of Eglinton, and Janet Lucretia Montgomerie. It was the 16th Earl who abandoned Eglinton Castle, the family seat or 'caput', in 1925.

He was educated at Eton College, served in World War I with the Life Guards and sat in the House of Lords as the 4th Earl of Winton.

On 1 June 1908, he married Lady Beatrice Susan Dalrymple, a daughter of the 11th Earl of Stair. They were divorced in 1922 after having five children:

  • Lady Barbara Susan Montgomerie (23 August 1909 – 1992), grandmother of Georgina, Duchess of Norfolk
  • Lady Janet Egida Montgomerie (3 May 1911 – died 30 December 1999); married Robert Crichton Stuart, son of The Marquess of Bute
  • Lady Betty Mary Seton Montgomerie (8 May 1912 – 15 October 1996)
  • Archibald William Alexander Montgomerie, 17th Earl of Eglinton (1914–1966)
  • Hon. George Seton Montgomerie (1919–1934)
  • On 16 August 1922, he married Marjorie McIntyre and they had two children:

  • Lady Anne Montgomerie
  • Hon. Roger Hugh Montgomerie (1 July 1923 – 7 August 2011)
  • References

    Archibald Montgomerie, 16th Earl of Eglinton Wikipedia

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