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The Lyon family

1066 - 2015

Earls of Kinghorne & Strathmore


Patrick Lyon 1st Earl of Kinghorne 1575–1615

John Lyon 2nd Earl of Kinghorne  1596–1646

Patrick Lyon 3rd Earl of Kinghorne 1643–1695

John Lyon 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne  1663–1712

John Lyon 5th Earl of Strathmore & K  1696–1715

Charles Lyon 6th Earl of Strathmore & K 1699–1728

James Lyon 7th Earl of Strathmore & K 1702–1735

Thomas Lyon  8th Earl of Strathmore & K 1704–1753

John Bowes Lyon  9th Earl of Strathmore & K 1737–1776

John Bowes Lyon  10th Earl of Strathmore & K 1769–1820

Thomas Lyon Bowes 11th Earl of Strathmore & K 1773–1846

Thomas Lyon-Bowes 12th Earl of Strathmore& K 1822–1865

Claude Bowes-Lyon 13th Earl of Strathmore & K 1824–1904

Claude George Bowes-Lyon 14th Earl of Strathmore & K 1855–1944

Patrick Bowes-Lyon 15th Earl of Strathmore & K 1884–1949

Timothy Patrick Bowes-Lyon 16th Earl of Strathmore 1918-1972

Fergus Michael Claude Bowes-Lyon 17th Earl of Strathmore & K 1928–1987

Michael Fergus Bowes-Lyon 18th Earl of Strathmore and K  b. 1957

Simon Patrick Bowes-Lyon Heir apparent b. 1986


Tomb of Sir John - Warkworth







Streatlam Castle - Near Barnard Castle - demolished 1960






Gibside - Now National Trust








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