House of Forbes

House of Forbes

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Premier Lord of Scotland

Chief of the Name and Arms of Forbes

Lords Forbes in the Peerage of Scotland (1442)

  • Alexander Forbes, 1st Lord Forbes (1380–1448)
  • James Forbes, 2nd Lord Forbes (d. 1462)
  • William Forbes, 3rd Lord Forbes (d. 1483)
  • Alexander Forbes, 4th Lord Forbes (d. 1491)
  • Arthur Forbes, 5th Lord Forbes (d. 1493)
  • John Forbes, 6th Lord Forbes (1475–1547)
  • William Forbes, 7th Lord Forbes (1513-1593)
  • John Forbes, 8th Lord Forbes (1561–1606)
  • Arthur Forbes, 9th Lord Forbes (1581–1641)
  • Alexander Forbes, 10th Lord Forbes (d. 1672)
  • William Forbes, 11th Lord Forbes (d. 1697)
  • William Forbes, 12th Lord Forbes (1656–1716)
  • William Forbes, 13th Lord Forbes (d. 1730)
  • Francis Forbes, 14th Lord Forbes (1721–1734)
  • James Forbes, 15th Lord Forbes (1689–1761)
  • James Forbes, 16th Lord Forbes (b. before 1749–1804)
  • James Ochoncar Forbes, 17th Lord Forbes (1765–1843)
  • Walter Forbes, 18th Lord Forbes (1798–1868)
  • Horace Courtenay Gammell Forbes, 19th Lord Forbes (1823–1914)
  • Atholl Monson Forbes, 20th Lord Forbes (1841–1916)
  • Atholl Laurence Cunyngham Forbes, 21st Lord Forbes (1882–1953)
  • Nigel Ivan Forbes, 22nd Lord Forbes (1918–2013)
  • Malcolm Forbes, 23rd Lord Forbes (b. 1946)

Lords Forbes of Pitsligo in the Peerage of Scotland (1633-1746)

  • Alexander Forbes, 1st Lord Forbes of Pitsligo (d. 1636)
  • Alexander Forbes, 2nd Lord Forbes of Pitsligo (d. c.1690)
  • Alexander Forbes, 3rd Lord Forbes of Pitsligo (c.1655–1690)
  • Alexander Forbes, 4th Lord Forbes of Pitsligo (d. 1762) (forfeit 1746)

Forbes of Castle Forbes in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia (1628)

Earls of Granard in the Peerage of Ireland (1684)

Barons Forbes in the Peerage of Ireland (1725)

Barons Granard of Castle Donington in the Peerage of the United Kingdom (1806)

  • Sir Arthur Forbes, 1st Baronet (died 1632) Descended from a younger son of James Forbes, 2nd Lord Forbes
  • Sir Arthur Forbes, 1st Earl of Granard, 1st Viscount of Granard and Baron Clanehugh, 2nd Baronet (1623–1695)
  • Arthur Forbes, 2nd Earl of Granard (c. 1656–1734)
  • George Forbes, 3rd Earl of Granard, 1st Baron Forbes (1685–1765)
  • George Forbes, 4th Earl of Granard (1710–1769)
  • George Forbes, 5th Earl of Granard (1740–1780)
  • George Forbes, 6th Earl of Granard, 1st Baron Granard of Castle Donnington (1760–1837)
  • George Arthur Hastings Forbes, 7th Earl of Granard KP (1833–1889)
  • Bernard Arthur William Patrick Hastings Forbes, 8th Earl of Granard KP (1874–1948)
  • Arthur Patrick Hastings Forbes, 9th Earl of Granard (1915–1992)
  • Peter Arthur Edward Hastings Forbes, 10th Earl of Granard (b.1957)

Forbes of Monymusk, later Stuart-Forbes of Pitsligo and Monymusk in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia (1626)

  • Sir William Forbes, 1st Baronet (died c. 1650) Descended from a younger son of James Forbes, 2nd Lord Forbes
  • Sir William Forbes, 2nd Baronet (died c. 1680)
  • Sir John Forbes, 3rd Baronet (died c. 1700)
  • Sir William Forbes, 4th Baronet (died c. 1720)
  • Sir William Forbes, 5th Baronet (died 1743)
  • Sir William Forbes, 6th Baronet (1739–1806)
  • Sir William Forbes, 7th Baronet (1773–1828)
  • Sir John Stuart Hepburn-Forbes, 8th Baronet (1804–1866)
  • Sir William Forbes, 9th Baronet (1835–1906)
  • Sir Charles Hay Hepburn Stuart-Forbes, 10th Baronet (1871–1927)
  • Sir Hugh Stuart-Forbes, 11th Baronet (1896–1937)
  • Sir Charles Edward Stuart-Forbes, 12th Baronet (1903–1985)
  • Sir William Daniel Stuart-Forbes, 13th Baronet (b. 1935).

Forbes of Craigievar in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia (1630)

Lords Sempill in the Peerage of Scotland (1488, from 1884 to 1965)

  • Sir William Forbes, 1st Baronet (died 1648) Descended from a younger son of James Forbes, 2nd Lord Forbes
  • John Forbes, 2nd Baronet (1636–1703)
  • William Forbes, 3rd Baronet (1660 – c. 1730)
  • Sir Arthur Forbes, 4th Baronet (1709–1773)
  • Sir William Forbes, 5th Baronet (1755–1816)
  • Sir Arthur Forbes, 6th Baronet (1784–1823)
  • Sir John Forbes, 7th Baronet (1785–1846)
  • William Forbes, 17th Lord Sempill, 8th Baronet (1836–1905) (succeeded as 17th Lord Sempill in 1884)
  • John Forbes-Sempill, 18th Lord Sempill, 9th Baronet (1863–1934)
  • William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill, 10th Baronet (1893–1965)
  • Sir Ewan Forbes, 11th Baronet (1912–1991)
  • Sir John Alexander Cumnock Forbes, 12th Baronet (1927–2000)
  • Sir Andrew Iain Forbes, 13th Baronet (b. 1945)

Forbes of Foveran in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia (1700)

  • Sir Samuel Forbes, 1st Baronet (c. 1663 – 1717)
  • Sir Alexander Forbes, 2nd Baronet (died c. 1750)
  • Sir John Forbes, 3rd Baronet (died c. 1760)

 Forbes of Newe in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom (1823)

  • Sir Charles Forbes, 1st Baronet (1774–1849) In 1833 he became the heir male of 3rd Lord Forbes of Pitsligo.
  • Sir Charles Forbes, 2nd Baronet (1832–1852)
  • Sir Charles Forbes, 3rd Baronet (1803–1877)
  • Sir Charles John Forbes, 4th Baronet (1843–1884)
  • Sir Charles Stewart Forbes, 5th Baronet (1867–1927)
  • Sir John Stewart Forbes, 6th Baronet (1901–1984)
  • Sir Hamish Stewart Forbes, 7th Baronet (1916–2007)
  • Sir James Thomas Stewart Forbes, 8th Baronet (b. 1957)

Baron Leith of Fyvie in the Peerage of the United Kingdom (1905-1925)

  • Alexander John Forbes-Leith, 1st Baron Leith of Fyvie (1847–1925) son of John James Leith and Margaret Forbes, daughter and heiress of Alexander Forbes, a descendant of Duncan Forbes, second son of the second Lord Forbes.

Burn, later Forbes-Leith of Fyvie of Jessfield in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom (1923)

  • Sir Charles Rosdew Burn later Forbes-Leith, 1st Baronet (1859–1930) son of Robert Burn and the Hon. Ethel Forbes-Leith, only daughter and heiress of 1st Baron Leith of Fyvie.
  • Sir Iain Forbes-Leith, 2nd Baronet (1902–1973)
  • Sir Andrew George Forbes-Leith, 3rd Baronet (1929–2000)
  • Sir George Ian David Forbes-Leith, 4th Baronet (b. 1967)