Earl of Ormond (Scotland)
Earl of Ormond was a title twice created in the Peerage of Scotland, both times for members of the Douglas family. The related title Marquess of Ormond was created twice in the Peerage of Scotland for members of the House of Stuart.
Douglas Earls of OrmondEdit
The second creation of the earldom was in 1651 for the Master of Douglas, the eldest son & heir of the Marquess of Douglas, with a special remainder to the heirs male of his second marriage. The title became extinct in 1715.
Stuart Marquesses of OrmondEdit
The first creation of the marquessate was in 1476 for James III's second son upon his baptism. In 1488 the Marquess of Ormond was created Duke of Ross, the titles were held concurrently until his death in 1504.
Earls of Ormond; First creation (1445)Edit
- Hugh Douglas, Earl of Ormond (d. 1455) (forfeit 1455)
Marquesses of Ormond; First creation (1476)Edit
- James Stewart, Duke of Ross and Marquess of Ormond (1476–1504), Earl of Ross from 1481 and Duke of Ross from 1488.
Marquesses of Ormond; Second creation (1600)Edit
- Charles Stuart, Duke of Albany and Marquess of Ormond (1600–1649), merged with crown 1625.
Earls of Ormond; Second creation (1651)Edit
The subsidiary title of this Earldom was Lord Bothwell and Hartside (Peerage of Scotland, 1651).
- Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus and 1st Earl of Ormond (c. 1609–1655), son of the 1st Marquess of Douglas.
On the earl's death, the earldom passed to his younger son, who was also created Earl of Forfar in 1661.
Earls of Forfar (1661)Edit
The subsidiary title to this Earldom was Lord Wandell and Hartside (Peerage of Scotland, 1661).
- Archibald Douglas, 1st Earl of Forfar and 2nd Earl of Ormond (1653–1712), younger son of the 1st Earl of Ormond.
- Archibald Douglas, 2nd Earl of Forfar and 3rd Earl of Ormond (1692–1715) On his death without issue in 1715, both earldoms became extinct.