Francis Scott, 2nd Earl of Buccleuch


Francis Scott, 2nd Earl of Buccleuch (21 December 1626 – 22 November 1651) was a Scottish peer.

Arms of Scott of Buccleuch: Or, on a bend azure a mullet of six points between two crescents of the first
Arms of Francis, Earl of Buccleuch, on an old map

He was the son of Walter Scott, 1st Earl of Buccleuch and succeeded his father in 1633.

On 25 July 1646, he married Lady Margaret Leslie, daughter of John Leslie, 6th Earl of Rothes. A record of the expenses of their wedding survives.[1]

They had three children:


  1. ^ HMC 4th Report: Countess of Rothes (London, 1874), pp. 509–510.
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by Earl of Buccleuch
Succeeded by