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James Ramsay, 17th Earl of Dalhousie

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Name  James 17th

James Ramsay, 17th Earl of Dalhousie wwwdalcacontentdamdalhousieimagesdalnews20
Born  James Hubert Ramsay 17 January 1948 (age 67) (1948-01-17)
Title  Lord Ramsay (1950-1999)
Offices  Lord Steward of the Household Deputy Lieutenant of Angus
Heir  Simon Ramsay, Lord Ramsay
Spouse(s)  Marilyn Ramsay, Countess of Dalhousie
Parents  Simon Ramsay, 16th Earl of Dalhousie
Residence  Brechin Castle, United Kingdom
Predecessor  Simon Ramsay, 16th Earl of Dalhousie

Other titles  Chief of Clan Ramsay

James Hubert Ramsay, 17th Earl of Dalhousie, (born 17 January 1948), styled Lord Ramsay between 1950 and 1999, is a British land-owner.

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The Earl was appointed, in succession to the Duke of Abercorn, as Lord Steward of Her Majesty's Household in 2009. He was appointed as Commander of the Venerable Order of Saint John (CStJ) in 2012. He is Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Angus.

The son of the 16th Earl of Dalhousie and Margaret Elizabeth Mary Stirling (sister of SAS pioneer and World War II hero Sir David Stirling), Dalhousie inherited his title in 1999 on the death of his father. He was educated at Ampleforth College in North Yorkshire. He is married to Marilyn Davina Butter, by whom he has two daughters and a son.

  • Lady Lorna Theresa Ramsay (b. 1975), married with children
  • Lady Alice Magdalene Ramsay (b. 1977)
  • Simon David Ramsay, Lord Ramsay (b. 1981)
  • He is Chief of the Clan Ramsay.

    The Countess is a Patroness of the Royal Caledonian Ball.


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