John Mackenzie, 5th Earl of Cromartie
The Earl of Cromartie
John Ruaridh Blunt Grant Blunt-Mackenzie
June 12, 1948
(m. 1973; div. 1983)
Janet Claire Harley
(m. after 1985)
|Parents||Roderick Grant Francis Mackenzie, 4th Earl of Cromartie|
|Known for||Chief of Clan Mackenzie|
He is the only child of Roderick Mackenzie, 4th Earl of Cromartie and his second wife, the former Olga (née Laurence) Mendoza (d. 1996). His mother, who was previously married to Peter Mendoza, was a daughter of Stuart Laurance of Paris. From his father's first marriage to Dorothy Downing Porter, he has two elder half-sisters, Lady Julia Blunt-Mackenzie and Lady Gilean Blunt-Mackenzie.
His paternal grandmother was Lady Sibell Lilian Mackenzie, suo jure Countess of Cromartie, who married his grandfather, Lt.-Col. Edward Walter Blunt later Blunt-Mackenzie DL (the eldest son of Maj.-Gen. Charles Harris Blunt of Adderbury Manor).
He has held the position of Chief of Clan Mackenzie since 1980, wrote the book Selected Climbs in Skye, published in 1982. He succeeded to the titles of 5th Baron Castlehaven, of Castlehaven, 5th Viscount Tarbat, of Tarbat, 5th Baron MacLeod of Castle Leod, and 5th Earl of Cromartie on 13 December 1989.
- Hon. Kenneth Mackenzie (1980–1980), who died in infancy.
- Mosley, Charles, ed. (2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knighthood (107 ed.). Burke's Peerage & Gentry. p. 977. ISBN 0-9711966-2-1.
- "Mackenzie chief and wife part company". Ross-shire Journal. 30 March 2007. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
- "Cromartie, Earl of (UK, 1861)". cracroftspeerage.co.uk. Heraldic Media Limited. Retrieved 22 September 2020.
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
| Earl of Cromartie
Colin Mackenzie, Viscount Tarbat