Charles Hope, 3rd Marquess of Linlithgow

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Charles William Frederick Hope, 3rd Marquess of Linlithgow

Charles William Frederick Hope, 3rd Marquess of Linlithgow MC (7 April 1912 – 7 April 1987) was the son of Victor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow. He was the twin of John Hope, 1st Baron Glendevon. His first wife, Vivien Kenyon-Slaney, daughter of Major Robert Orlando Rodolph Kenyon-Slaney, died on 23 September 1963.[1] He later married Judith Lawson, daughter of Stanley Matthew Lawson, in 1965.[1][2]

Lord Hope fought in the WWII and received the Military Cross for his service.[3] He was a member of the 51st (Highland) Division.[3] In 1940, he was taken prisoner at Dunkirk[4] and held at Colditz Castle.[3]

After the war Lord Hope went into Finance and was a director of Eagle Star Insurance.[3]

In 1974, Lord Hope created The Hopetoun House Preservation Trust to ensure Hopetoun House and the estate were preserved for future generations.[4]

He died on his 75th birthday on 7 April 1987 and was succeeded in the marquessate by his son, Adrian.

Reference List[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Charles William Frederick Hope, 3rd Marquess of Linlithgow". Peerage.com. Retrieved 4 September 2017. #46845
  2. ^ "Charles William Frederick Hope, 3rd Marquess of Linlithgow". Retrieved 28 May 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d "Earls of Hopetoun (1703)". The Scottish Peerage. Retrieved 4 September 2017. Marquesses of Linlithgow (1905)
  4. ^ a b "Charles William Hope, 3rd Marquis of Linlithgow". The Gazetteer of Scotland. Retrieved 4 September 2017.

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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Victor Alexander John Hope
Marquess of Linlithgow
1952–1987
Succeeded by
Adrian John Charles Hope