Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (21 July 1824 – 16 February 1904), styled The Honourable Claude Bowes-Lyon from 1847 to 1865, was a British peer. He was the 13th holder of the Earldom of Strathmore and Kinghorne.
He was born in Redbourn, Hertfordshire. He was the second surviving son of Thomas George Lyon-Bowes, Lord Glamis (son of the 11th Earl), and his wife Charlotte Grimstead. His paternal grandparents were Thomas Lyon-Bowes, 11th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and his first wife Mary Elizabeth Louisa Rodney Carpenter. His maternal grandparents were Joseph Valentine Grimstead and Charlotte Jane Sarah Walsh. Born Claude Lyon-Bowes, he altered the family name to Bowes-Lyon.
Bowes-Lyon also played cricket to a high level, making four appearances in first-class cricket, appearing three times for the Marylebone Cricket Club from 1843–46, and once for the Gentlemen of England in 1846.
Marriage and family
|Claude Bowes-Lyon||14 March 1855||7 November 1944||Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862–1938)||Violet Bowes-Lyon (1882–1893)
Mary Bowes-Lyon (1883–1961)
Patrick Bowes-Lyon (1884–1949)
John Bowes-Lyon (1886–1930)
Alexander Bowes-Lyon (1887–1911)
Fergus Bowes-Lyon (1889–1915)
Rose Bowes-Lyon (1890–1967)
Michael Bowes-Lyon (1893–1953)
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (Queen Elizabeth) (1900–2002)
David Bowes-Lyon (1902–1961)
|Francis Bowes-Lyon||23 February 1856||18 February 1948||Anne Lindsay (1858–1936)||Muriel Bowes-Lyon (1884–1968)
Charles Bowes-Lyon (1885–1914)
Capt. Geoffrey Bowes-Lyon (1886–1951)
Doris Bowes-Lyon (1887–1918)
Winnifred Bowes-Lyon (1889–1968)
Capt. Ronald Bowes-Lyon (1893–1960)
Lillian Bowes-Lyon (1895–1949)
|Ernest Bowes-Lyon||4 August 1858||27 December 1891||Isobel Hester Drummond (1860–1945)||Capt. Hubert Bowes-Lyon (1883–1959)
Susan Bowes-Lyon (1884–1885)
Dorothea Bowes-Lyon (1886–1886)
Joan Bowes-Lyon (1888–1954)
Marjorie Bowes-Lyon (1889–1981)
Ernestine Bowes-Lyon (1891–1981)
|Herbert Bowes-Lyon||15 August 1860||14 April 1897||Not married||No issue|
|Maj. Patrick Bowes-Lyon||5 March 1863||5 October 1946||Alice Wiltshire (d 1953)||Lt. Gavin Bowes-Lyon (1895–1917)
Angus Bowes-Lyon (1899–1923)
Jean Bowes-Lyon (1904–1963)
Margaret Bowes-Lyon (1907–1999)
|Lady Constance Bowes-Lyon||1865||19 November 1951||Robert Francis Leslie Blackburn (d 1944)||Claudia Blackburn (1908–2001)
|Kenneth Bowes-Lyon||26 April 1867||9 January 1911||Not married||No issue|
|Mildred Marion Bowes-Lyon||1868||9 June 1897||Augustus Edward Jessup||No issue|
|Maud Agness Bowes-Lyon||1870||28 February 1941||Not married||No issue|
|Evelyn Mary Bowes-Lyon||1872||15 March 1876||Not married||Died young|
|Maj. Malcolm Bowes-Lyon||23 April 1874||23 August 1957||Winifred Gurdon-Rebow (23 April 1874 – 23 August 1957)||Clodagh Pamela Bowes-Lyon (15 July 1908 – 10 May 2003)|
Their eldest, Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, was the father of Queen Elizabeth, Queen consort of King George VI and through her, maternal grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II; and Patrick Bowes-Lyon (5 March 1863 – 5 October 1946), a Major of the British Army.
In 1865 he succeeded his elder brother Thomas. In 1887 he was created Baron Bowes, of Streatlam Castle and Lunedale, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. He was a Scottish representative peer from 1870 until 1892, and Lord Lieutenant of Angus from 1874 until his death.
- Paul, James Balfour, Sir, 1846-1931, Scots peerage: founded on Wood's ed. of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland; containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom, Volume 8, 1904
- "Player profile: Claude Bowes-Lyon". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
- "First-Class Matches played by Claude Bowes-Lyon". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
- Vickers, p.4
- The peerage.com
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
The Earl of Dalhousie
|Lord Lieutenant of Angus
The Earl of Strathmore and Kinghrone
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
|New creation||Baron Bowes
Claude George Bowes-Lyon
|Peerage of Scotland|
Thomas George Lyon-Bowes
|Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
Claude George Bowes-Lyon