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Michael Fergus Bowes-Lyon (1957 - 2016)

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Michael Fergus "18th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne" Bowes-Lyon
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Lord Strathmore was the only son of Michael Bowes-Lyon and Mary Pamela McCorquodale. He was a great-nephew of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, and a first cousin once removed of Queen Elizabeth II.[1]

He was educated at Sunningdale School, Eton College, the University of Aberdeen, and RMA Sandhurst. He rose to the rank of Captain in the British Army, serving with the Scots Guards. He succeeded his father as 18th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne in 1987. Prior to the succession, he was styled Lord Glamis from 1972 to 1987.[2]

Lord Strathmore was married three times. In 1984 he married Isobel Charlotte Weatherall, great granddaughter of Henry Keswick and sister of businessman, Percy Weatherall. They were separated in 2003 and were divorced in 2005. They had three children:

  • Simon Bowes-Lyon, 19th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
  • Hon. John Fergus Bowes-Lyon
  • Hon George Norman Bowes-Lyon

On November 24, 2005 at Glamis Castle, he married Dr. Damaris E Stuart-William, a clinical psychologist. They were separated in 2007 and were divorced in 2008. They had one son:

  • Hon. Toby Peter Fergus Bowes-Lyon

On August 4, 2012 he married Karen Baxter who survives him.[3]


  1. Wikipedia: Michael Bowes-Lyon, 18th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
  2. Wikipedia: Michael Bowes-Lyon, 18th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
  3. Wikipedia: Michael Bowes-Lyon, 18th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne

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