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

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Born Mar 14, 1855

Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, KG, KT, GCVO, TD, was a landowner and the maternal grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II. From 1937 he was known as "14th and 1st Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne", because he was the 14th Earl in the peerage of Scotland but the 1st Earl in the peerage of the United Kingdom.… Read More

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1855 Birth Born on March 14, 1855.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1944 90 Years Old Lord Strathmore died of bronchitis on 7 November 1944, aged 89, at Glamis Castle. (Lady Strathmore had died in 1938.) He was succeeded by his son, Patrick Bowes-Lyon, Lord Glamis.