Anne Scott (1651-1732) 1st Duchess of Buccleuch and also Duchess of Monmouth



Anne was the daughter of Francis Scott, 2nd Earl of Buccleuch. In 1661, she succeeded to her sister Mary Scott’s titles as 4th Countess of Buccleuch, 5th Baroness Scott of Buccleuch and 5th Baroness Scott of Whitchester and Eskdaill. On 20 April 1663 she married James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth (the illegitimate son of Charles II by his mistress, Lucy Walter), and she and her husband were created Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch on that day.
Engraved by W. Eggleton after the original by Sir Godfrey Kneller for ‘Illustrations; Landscape, Historical and Antiquarian to the Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott. Published by Charles Tilt, London 1834.

Steel engraving
Image size 79 x 103 mm
600 ppi