Earl of Traquair

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Earldom of Traquair

  • Arms: Quarterly: 1st, Or a Fess chequy Argent and Azure (Stewart); 2nd, Azure three Garbs Or (Buchan); 3rd, Sable a Mullet Argent (Traquair); 4th, Argent an Orle Gules in chief three Martlets Sable beaked of the second (Rutherford).
  • Crests: On a Garb Or a Crow proper.
  • Supporters: On either side a Bear proper armed Argent
Creation date23 Jun 1633
Created byCharles I
PeeragePeerage of Scotland
First holderJohn Stewart, 1st Earl of Traquair
Last holderCharles Stewart, 8th Earl of Traquair
Remainder tothe 1st Earl's heirs male of the body lawfully begotten
Subsidiary titlesLord Stewart of Traquair
Lord Linton and Caberston
Extinction date2 August 1861
Seat(s)Traquair House
Traquair House - geograph.org.uk - 1193717
John Stewart, 1st Earl of Traquair.

Earl of Traquair (pronounced "Tra-quare") was a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1633 for John Stewart, Lord Stewart of Traquair.

The family seat was Traquair House.

Stewart had been created Lord Stewart of Traquair in 1628, and was made Lord Linton and Caberston at the same time as he was given the earldom in 1633. These titles were also in the Peerage of Scotland. The titles became extinct or dormant on the death of the 8th Earl of Traquair, Charles Stewart (b. 1781), 2 August 1861.

Earls of Traquair (1633-1861)[edit]

Significant Events[edit]

Stewart v. Riddoch,[1] Scottish Court of Session (1675).


  1. ^ "Stewart v Riddoch., [1675] Mor 6758 | Scottish Court of Session, Judgment, Law, casemine.com". www.casemine.com. Retrieved 22 April 2022.

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