George Innes-Ker, 9th Duke of Roxburghe

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George Victor Robert John Innes-Ker, 9th Duke of Roxburghe (7 September 1913 – 26 September 1974) was the son of Henry John Innes-Ker, 8th Duke of Roxburghe and Mary Goelet. He succeeded his father in 1932.

He was married twice, first to Lady Mary Evelyn Hungerford Crewe-Milnes on 24 October 1935; this marriage ended in divorce in 1953, after the Duke controversially attempted to evict Lady Mary from the ancestral home at Floors Castle. [1]

He married, second, Margaret Elizabeth McConnel, daughter of Frederick Bradshaw McConnel, on 5 January 1954; this marriage produced the following issue:

Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Henry John Innes-Ker
Duke of Roxburghe
1932–1974
Succeeded by
Guy Innes-Ker


  1. ^ "Obituary: Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe". Telegraph.