Mark Dundas, 4th Marquess of Zetland

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Lawrence Mark Dundas, 4th Marquess of Zetland DL (born 28 December 1937), less formally known as Mark Zetland, is a British peer, known before 1989 as Earl of Ronaldshay.

Education and career[edit]

He was educated at Harrow School and Christ's College, Cambridge, before joining the Grenadier Guards.

Later in his life, Lord Zetland was appointed as the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of the North Yorkshire county. Lord Zetland has also appeared as a contestant on the August 4, 1959 episode of To Tell the Truth. He currently resides at Aske Hall.[1]


He is the son of Lawrence Aldred Mervyn Dundas, 3rd Marquess of Zetland and Penelope Pike. He married Susan Chamberlin on 4 April 1964; they have four children:

  • Robin Lawrence Dundas, Earl of Ronaldshay (born 5 Mar 1965)
  • Lord James Edward Dundas (born 2 May 1967)
  • Lady Henrietta Kate Dundas (born 9 Feb 1970)
  • Lady Victoria Clare Dundas (born 2 Jan 1973) [2][3]

He is the elder brother of rock musician David Dundas.


Coat of arms of Mark Dundas, 4th Marquess of Zetland
A Coronet of a Marquess
A Lion's Head affrontée struggling through an Oak Bush all proper fructed Or crowned with an Antique Crown of the last
Argent a Lion rampant within a Double Tressure flory counter-flory all within a Bordure Azure
On either side a Lion proper crowned with an Antique Crown Or and gorged with a Chaplet of Oak leaves Vert fructed Gold with a Shield pendent from each, the dexter being charged with Argent a Saltire and Chief Gules on a Canton of the field a Lion rampant Azure for Bruce, and the sinister being charged with lozengy Argent and Gules for Fitzwilliam
Essayez (Try)


  1. ^ "Zetland Estates > Aske Hall > Some History". Archived from the original on 18 June 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2010.
  2. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "Lawrence Mark Dundas, 4th Marquess of Zetland #8117". Retrieved 6 August 2010.[unreliable source]
  3. ^ "Zetland, Marquess of (UK, 1892)". Archived from the original on 22 August 2010. Retrieved 6 August 2010.

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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by Marquess of Zetland
Succeeded by
Orders of precedence in the United Kingdom
Preceded by Gentlemen
The Most Honourable Mark Dundas, 4th Marquess of Zetland
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