John Hope, 2nd Earl of Hopetoun

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John Hope, 2nd Earl of Hopetoun (7 September 1704 – 12 February 1781) was the son of Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun and Lady Henrietta Johnstone.

He married on 14 September 1733 to Anne Ogilvy, daughter of James Ogilvy, 5th Earl of Findlater (son of James Ogilvy, 4th Earl of Findlater) and Lady Elizabeth Hay. He married, secondly, Jane Oliphant (died 16 March 1767), daughter of Robert Oliphant, on 30 October 1762. He married, thirdly, Lady Elizabeth Leslie (died 10 April 1788), daughter of Alexander Melville, 5th Earl of Leven and Elizabeth Monypenny, on 10 June 1767.

John Hope succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Hopetoun in 1742. In 1747 he was appointed Curator bonis (Trustee in Lunacy) for his half-uncle, the 4th Earl of Annandale and Hartfell.[1]

Children by first marriage to Lady Anne Ogilvy include[edit]

Children by second marriage to Jane Oliphant[edit]

Children from third marriage to Lady Elizabeth Leslie[edit]


  1. ^ "- Person Page 2134". Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  2. ^ E. Dorothy Graham, ‘Hope, Lady Henrietta (c.1750–1786)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 17 June 2017
  • Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd., 1999), volume 1, page 81.

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