He was designated as Duke of Kintyre, Marquess of Wigton and Earl of Carrick (or Duke of Kintyre and Lorne, Marquess of Wigtown, Earl of Carrick and Lord of Annderdail) on 2 May 1602, but presumably was never formally created as such, because of his early death.
He died at Dunfermline on 27 May 1602 and was buried in Dunfermline Abbey.
↑ Weir, p. 252 gives him both of these names but in other sources consulted he is just referred to as Robert
↑ Cokayne, p. 332 has 18 Feb; Paul, p. 28 has 18 Jan, neither quote any sources
↑ Cokayne, p. 332 has former titles; Weir, p. 252 has latter and the date
Cokayne, George Edward, The Complete Peerage: or a history of the House of Lords and all its members from the earliest times, 2nd ed., vol. 7, revised and edited by Hon. Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday & Lord Howard de Walden, London: St Catherine Press, 1929. Published in electronic form by ABC Publications, London, 2003.
Paul, James Balfour (ed.), The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's peerage of Scotland; containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom, vol. 1, Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1904. Digitised by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, available at Internet Archive (https://archive.org/details/scotspeeragefoun05paul : viewed 4 October 2015)
Weir, Alison, Britain's Royal Families: The complete genealogy, 2nd ed., London: Pimlico, 2002.
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