Adam Drummond, 17th Baron Strange

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Adam Humphrey Drummond, 17th Baron Strange (born 20 April 1953) is the son of Captain Humphrey ap Evans, MC, who assumed name of Drummond of Megginch by decree of Lord Lyon, 1965, and Cherry Drummond. Note the 17th Baron Strange has discontinued the use of the suffix 'of Megginch' after his surname.

The 17th Baron was educated at Eton, Sandhurst, and Heriot-Watt University. He was a major in the Grenadier Guards. [1][2]

The 17th Baron married Hon. Mary Emma Jeronima Dewar in 1988. She is the daughter of Baron Forteviot. They have one son and one daughter.

He succeeded his mother in 2005, the day after she made a last-minute change to her will leaving everything to her youngest daughter, including Megginch Castle.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Lady Strange cuts five children from her will", by Auslan Cramb, Daily Telegraph, 20 Apr 2006. Retrieved 15 Apr 2010.
  2. ^ a b "The Strange case of the Battling Baroness and the [pounds sterling]3m will changed on her deathbed", Jonathan Brocklebank, Daily Mail, 20 April 2006, online at Retrieved 15 Apr 2010.
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Cherry Drummond
Baron Strange
Succeeded by