Scott, Francis, 2nd Earl of Buccleuch (1626 -1651)
Francis Scott was the 2nd, but eldest surviving, son of Walter Scott, 1st Earl of Buccleuch, and Mary Hay, daughter of Francis, Earl of Erroll. He succeeded his father in 1633, and married, the contract dated 25 July 1646, Margaret Leslie, daughter of the 6th Earl of Rothes, and widow of Alexander Lord Balgonie. They had a son, Walter, who died in infancy, and two daughters, who succeeded to the title in turn, the younger, Anne, marrying the Duke of Monmouth. Duplicates from the Buccleuch library were sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge on the 25 March 1889, and a further part of the library at Sotheby & Co's Hodgson's Rooms 17 March 1971.