Elizabeth Hay, Countess of Erroll
|Elizabeth Hay, Countess of Erroll|
|Born||Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence
7 January 1801
|Died||16 January 1856
|Other names||Elizabeth Hay; Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence|
|Known for||Child of William IV and Dorothy Jordan|
|Title||Countess of Erroll|
|Children||Lady Adelaide Harriet Augusta Hay; William Harry Hay, 19th Earl of Erroll; Lady Agnes Georgiana Elizabeth Hay; Lady Alice Mary Emily Hay|
Elizabeth Hay, Countess of Erroll (17 January 1801 – 16 January 1856), an illegitimate daughter of William IV and Dorothy Jordan, married William Hay on 4 December, 1820, at the age of 19. Also on her marriage day, she was given the title Countess of Erroll. Hay was born with the name Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence.
She is shown in a Fitzclarence portrait in House of Dun, and she kept a stone thrown at her father William IV and the gloves he wore on opening his first Parliament as keepsakes.
Children and Relatives [change]
With her husband she had four children:
- Lady Adelaide Harriet Augusta Hay (18 October 1821 – 22 October 1867)
- William Harry Hay, 19th Earl of Erroll (3 May 1823 – 3 December 1891), married Eliza Amelia Gore on 20 September 1848
- Lady Agnes Georgiana Elizabeth Hay (12 May 1829 – 18 December 1869). She married James Duff in 16 March 1846. Their son, Alexander Duff, married Princess Louise, who was the daughter of Edward VII.
- Lady Alice Mary Emily Hay (7 July 1835 – 7 June 1881) married Charles Edward Louis Casimir Stuart (1824–1882; known also as Count d'Albanie) nephew of fraud John Sobieski Stuart.
She is also the grandmother of Princess Louise's husband, the Duke of Fife.
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