Scott, Anne (1651–1731)

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Scott, Anne (1651–1731)

Countess of Buccleuch. Name variations: also seen as Duchess of Buccleuch. Born on February 11, 1651; died on February 6, 1731; daughter of Francis Scott (1626–1651), 2nd earl of Buccleuch; married James Crofts Scott, duke of Monmouth (1649–1685, illegitimate son of Charles II, king of England, and Lucy Walter ), on April 20, 1663 (executed); children: Charles Scott (b. 1672), earl of Doncaster; James Scott (b. 1674), earl of Dalkeith; Henry Scott, 1st earl of Deloriane. James Crofts Scott, who always claimed his parents were married, took his wife's name upon marriage.