Claude George Bowes-Lyon 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne

Male14 March 1855–7 November 1944

Brief Life History of Claude George

When Claude George Bowes-Lyon 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne was born on 14 March 1855, in Chelsea, Middlesex, England, his father, Claude George Bowes-Lyon 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, was 30 and his mother, Countess Frances Dora Smith, was 22. He married Nina Cecilia Cavendish Bentinck on 16 July 1881, in Petersham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911 and Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom in 1918. He died on 7 November 1944, in Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 89, and was buried in Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Claude George Bowes-Lyon 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
Nina Cecilia Cavendish Bentinck
Marriage: 16 July 1881
Hon Violet Hyacinth Bowes-Lyon
Lady Mary Frances Bowes-Lyon
Hon Patrick Bowes-Lyon 15th Earl of Strathmore and Kingshorne
Hon. John Herbert “Jock” Bowes-Lyon Lord Glamis
Hon. Alexander Francis Bowes-Lyon
Capt. Hon. Fergus Bowes-Lyon
Lady Rose Constance Bowes-Lyon , Countess Granville
Captain Hon. Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon
Queen Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon
Sir David Bowes Lyon

Sources (46)

  • Claude Glamis, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Claude Gb Lyon in household of Oswald Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Claude George Lyon in entry for Michael Claude Hamilton Lyon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1881Petersham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

    Age 2

    The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

    1859 · Big Ben

    Age 4

    Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.


    Age 29

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    from the Latin name Claudius . It was borne by various early saints, but its popularity in France is largely due to the fame of the 7th-century St Claude of Besançon. This form is widely used in the English-speaking world and has superseded Claud as the preferred spelling in Britain and the United States.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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