Francis Stuart, 10th Earl of Moray

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Francis Stuart, 10th Earl of Moray KT (2 February 1771 – 12 January 1848) was the son of Francis Stuart, 9th Earl of Moray.

Edinburgh[edit]

Moray lived at Drumsheugh House in Edinburgh, situated beteween Charlotte Square and the Water of Leith.

In 1822 he commissioned James Gillespie Graham to lay out an estate of huge townhouses on what was known as the Moray Feu. The development, begun in 1825, is now known as the Moray Estate, and edges Edinburgh's New Town. Street names are all closely linked to the Moray family. It remains as exclusive an address as when it was first built.[1]

Family[edit]

On 26 February 1795, he married Lucy Scott, daughter of General John Scott, and they had two children:

Lucy died in 1798 and Francis married Margaret Jane Ainslie, daughter of Col Sir Philip Ainslie of Pilton on 7 January 1801.[2] They had three children:

References[edit]

Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Moray
Lord Lieutenant of Elginshire
1810–1848
Succeeded by
Sir Alexander Duff
Masonic offices
Preceded by
Earl of Ancram
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

1796–1798
Succeeded by
James Stirling
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Francis Stuart
Earl of Moray
1810–1848
Succeeded by
Francis Stuart