Adrian Hope, 4th Marquess of Linlithgow

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Adrian John Charles Hope, 4th Marquess of Linlithgow (born 1 July 1946), styled Viscount Aithrie until 1952 and Earl of Hopetoun between 1952 and 1987, is a British noble. His family seat is Hopetoun House, near Edinburgh, Scotland.[1] He was educated at Eton College.

The Marquess's son (the current Earl of Hopetoun) lives in the house and the 4th Marquess lives on the Estate.[2]


Lord Linlithgow is the son of Charles Hope, 3rd Marquess of Linlithgow, and Vivien Kenyon-Slaney (1918–1964).[3]

The current Marquess will eventually be succeeded by his elder son Andrew, Earl of Hopetoun. Andrew is married to Skye Bovill, now Countess of Hopetoun. He is a former Page of Honour to the Queen Mother.[4] Lord and Lady Hopetoun take part in the Queen's carriage procession at Royal Ascot.


  • 1 July 1946–5 January 1952: Viscount Aithrie.
  • 5 January 1952–7 April 1987: Earl of Hopetoun.
  • 7 April 1987—present: The Most Honourable The Marquess of Linlithgow.



  1. ^ "Hopetoun House in peril as trustees plan sell-off". The Times. Retrieved 2017-01-07.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ History of the Hope family "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2012-06-17. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-22. Retrieved 2012-06-17. 
  4. ^ "The elite | Money". The Guardian. 1999-04-10. Retrieved 2017-01-07. 

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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles William Frederick Hope
Marquess of Linlithgow