James Duff, 5th Earl Fife
James Duff, 5th Earl Fife (6 July 1814 – 7 August 1879) was a Scottish nobleman.
On 16 March 1846 he married Lady Agnes Georgiana Elizabeth Hay, daughter of William Hay, 18th Earl of Erroll and Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence (an illegitimate daughter of William IV). They had five children.
- Lady Anne Duff, married John Townshend, 5th Marquess Townshend, and had issue.
- Lady Ida Duff, married firstly, Adrian Hope and had issue. Married secondly William Wilson, with no issue.
- Alexander, created Duke of Fife in 1889. He married Princess Louise, the eldest daughter of Edward VII.
- Lady Alexina Duff, married Henry Coventry, with no issue.
- Lady Agnes Cecil Emmeline Duff, married firstly George Hay-Drummond, son of George Hay-Drummond, 12th Earl of Kinnoull, and had issue. Married secondly Herbert Flower, with no issue. Married thirdly Alfred Cooper, with issue. David Cameron, the former British prime minister, is a descendant of this third marriage.
|Ancestors of James Duff, 5th Earl Fife|
- Oliver and Boyd's Edinburgh Almanac and National Repository, 1845
- Robert P. Dod, The Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage of Great Britain for 1860, London, 1860, p. 255
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl Fife
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for Banffshire
Sir Alexander Duff
| Lord Lieutenant of Elginshire
George Skene Duff
The Earl Fife
| Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire
The Duke of Richmond
|Peerage of Ireland|
| Earl Fife
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
|New creation|| Baron Skene
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