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. The 17th Baron Strange has discontinued the use of the suffix 'of Megginch' after his surname.

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

Drummond 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 April 2006. Retrieved 15 April 2010.
  2. ^ a b "The Strange case of the Battling Baroness and the £3m will changed on her deathbed"[permanent dead link], Jonathan Brocklebank, Daily Mail, 20 April 2006, online at Retrieved 15 April 2010.[dead link]
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Cherry Drummond
Baron Strange
Succeeded by