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Archibald Primrose, 1st Earl of Rosebery

Archibald Primrose, 1st Earl of Rosebery (1664–1723) was a Scottish politician.

Son of Sir Archibald Primrose, Lord Carrington, he was a Commissioner to the Parliament of Scotland for Edinburgh county from 1695.

He was created Viscount Rosebery (in the Peerage of Scotland) in 1700. He was created Earl of Rosebery on the accession of Queen Anne in 1703. He was a Commissioner for union with England and was a Scottish representative peer in 1707, 1708, 1710 and 1713.


  • "Primrose, Archibald (1661-1723)" . Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.
Peerage of Scotland
New creation Earl of Rosebery
1703 – 1723
Succeeded by
James Primrose
Viscount of Rosebery
1700 – 1723