Murray, David William, 3rd Earl of Mansfield (1777 -1840)
David William Murray was born in Paris 7 March 1777, the son of David Murray, 7th Viscount Stormont and 2nd Earl of Mansfield, and Louisa, suo jure Countess of Mansfield. He was educated at Westminster School, in Leipzig and at Christ Church, Oxford. He became a Lieutenant of the 7th Regiment of Foot. He married, 16 September 1797, Frederica Markham, daughter of Dr William Markham, Archbishop of York. He succeeded his father as 3rd Earl of Mansfield in 1796, and was Lord Lieutenant of Clackmannanshire and hereditary Keeper of Scoon, a Knight of the Thistle 1835, a Fellow of the Royal Society 20 May 1808 and of the Society of Antiquaries 7 April 1808. He died at Leamington 11 February 1840.