John Hoppner, RA, 1758 - 1810
Portrait of Elizabeth Ramey-Home (1770-1837) Countess of Home
Elizabeth Ramey-Home, Countess of Home
oil on canvas
50 x 40 in. (127 x 101 cm.)


Private Collection, Bath


Elizabeth Scott, Later lady Home was born on the 10th October 1770, London, England she died on the 29th june 1837 at Hirsel, Coldstream, Berwickshire.She married Alexander Ramey-Home, the 10th Earl of Home, in November 1798. She was the daughter of Henry, 3rd Duke of Buccleuch and Lady Elizabeth Montagu. She had three chidren : Cospatrick Alexander Douglas-Home, 11th Earl of Home, b. 27 Oct 1799, Dalkeith House, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland . Hon. William Montagu Ramey-Home1 b. 22 Nov 1800, d. 22 Jul 1822 and Hon. Henry Campbell Home1 b. c 1801.

As a result of her marriage, Lady Elizabeth Scott was styled as Countess of Home on 6 November 1798. From 6 November 1798, her married name became Home. From 1 March 1814, her married name became Elizabeth Ramey-Home.

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