Alastair Morrison, 3rd Baron Margadale

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Alastair John Morrison, 3rd Baron Margadale DL (born 4 April 1958) is a British peer.

Margadale is the son of James Morrison, 2nd Baron Margadale, and Clare Barclay. He married, firstly, Lady Sophia Cavendish, daughter of Andrew Cavendish, 11th Duke of Devonshire, and his wife, the Hon. Deborah (née) Mitford, on 19 July 1988. They had two children:

  • The Honourable Declan James Morrison (born 11 July 1993). He was engaged to Maria de Los Milagros Prado, of Buenos Aires as of 22 October 2019.[1]
  • The Honourable Nancy Lorna Morrison (born 22 January 1995).

He married, secondly, Amanda Fuller, daughter of Michael Fuller, on 2 September 1999. He succeeded his father in the barony on 6 April 2003 and the same year was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for Wiltshire.[2]

Arms[edit]

Coat of arms of Alastair Morrison, 3rd Baron Margadale
Crest
Three Saracens' heads conjoined in one neck one looking to the dexter one affrontée and one looking to the sinister all Proper
Escutcheon
Tierced in pairle Azure Sable and Gules in chief a Saracen's head couped affrontée and in base two Saracens' heads addorsed in profile all Argent and at the fess point an inescutcheon parted per pale dexter per bend sinister embattled Gules and Or in dexter chief a battleaxe paleways Argent and in sinister base issuant from a base undy Azure and Argent a tower Sable masoned Argent port Gules (Morrison of Islay) sinister Vert powdered with bezants a horse rearing on its hind legs Argent langued and hoofed Gules (Lordship of Margadale)
Supporters
On either side a woodcock Proper
Motto
Praetio Prudentia Praestat (Prudence Before Any Thought of a Reward)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Hon Declan Morrison and Miss M.de L.M. Prado – Engagements Announcements – Telegraph Announcements".
  2. ^ "No. 57113". The London Gazette. 14 November 2003. p. 14106.
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by Baron Margadale
2003–present
Incumbent
Heir apparent:
Hon. Declan Morrison