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Information on the Parish of Mertoun in Scotland.

Francis Egerton, 7th Duke of Sutherland

Francis Ronald Egerton, 7th Duke of Sutherland was born on 18th February 1940. He is a Scottish peer. He was educated at Eton and Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. He married Victoria Egerton on 11th May 1974, and has two sons James Granville, Marquess of Stafford (born August 12th 1975 and Lord Henry Alexander (born February 28th 1977); the latter is married to Harriet Carter. The current duke has one granddaughter, Beatrice Georgina (born 7 June 2005), daughter of his second son. In 2000, he succeeded his first cousin, once removed, as 7th Duke of Sutherland. He ranked 209th in the Sunday Times Rich List 2005, with an estimated wealth of 230m.

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