Victor Hay, 21st Earl of Erroll

Victor Hay, 21st Earl of Erroll

Victor Alexander Sereld Hay, 21st Earl of Erroll KCMG (17 October 1876 - 20 February 1928), was a British diplomat and briefly a member of the House of Lords.


Erroll was the only son of Charles Hay, 20th Earl of Erroll (1852-1927) and his wife Mary, daughter of Edmund and Lady Harriett l'Estrange. He succeeded his father in the earldom in 1927. In 1900, he married Mary Lucy Victoria, only daughter of Sir Allan Mackenzie, 2nd Baronet, of Glen Muick, Aberdeenshire, and they had two sons and one daughter.

He held the earldom only briefly, and was succeeded by his elder son, Lord Kilmarnock, in 1928.


The young Hay entered the diplomatic service and was promoted Attaché, 1900, Third Secretary, 1902, Second Secretary, 1906, First Secretary, 1913. He was First Secretary in Copenhagen, 1918-19, then briefly Chargé d'Affaires in Berlin, on the United Kingdom's resumption of diplomatic relations with Germany in 1920, until the arrival of a British Ambassador. He remained in Berlin as Counsellor until November, 1921, and served finallly as British High Commissioner to the Inter-Allied Rhineland High Commission, from 1921 to 1927.

He was also an author and belonged to the St James's Club.


*"Ferelith", 1903
*"The Dream Kiss" (play), produced at the Wimbledon Theatre, 1924
*"The Anonymous Letter" (play), produced at Q Theatre, 1927


* [ ERROLL, Victor Hay, 21st Earl of] at "Who Was Who 1897-2006" online
*Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). "Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage" (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
* []

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Earl of Erroll — This article is about The title Earl of Erroll. For the Child ballad, see The Earl of Errol. Earldom of Erroll Creation date 1453 Created by James II of Scotland Peerage …   Wikipedia

  • Hay (surname) — Hay is a surname, and may refer to * Alexander Hay (1806–1882), Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania * Andrew Leith Hay, Scottish soldier, politician and author * Barry Hay, Dutch musician * Bill Hay, Canadian ice hockey player * Colin Hay, Scottish …   Wikipedia

  • St James's Club — The St James s Club was a London gentlemen s club which operated between 1857 and 1978.FoundationThe club was founded in 1857 by the Liberal statesman the second Earl Granville and by the Marchese d Azeglio, Minister of Sardinia to the Court of… …   Wikipedia

  • Autonome Pfalz — Verwaltung bzw. Besatzung der westdeutschen Gebiete, Ende 1923 Mit Autonome Pfalz werden die Versuche bezeichnet, nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg auf dem Gebiet der linksrheinischen Pfalz einen autonomen, von der zuständigen Regierung Bayerns… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Seeds — KCMG (* 1882 in Dublin; † 2. November 1973) war ein britischer Diplomat. Leben Seeds studierte in Rugby. Von September 1899 bis Juni 1900 verbrachte er in Sankt Petersburg und studierte Russisch. William Seeds trat 1904 in den auswärtigen Dienst… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Baron Kilmarnock — Baron Kilmarnock, of Kilmarnock in the County of Ayr, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1831 for William George Hay, 18th Earl of Erroll. This was a revival of the Kilmarnock title held by his great grandfather… …   Wikipedia

  • List of godchildren of members of the British Royal Family — Below is an incomplete list of godchildren of members of the British Royal Family:Queen Sophia in Prussia*Prince George William Frederick of Wales, later George III (1738–1820)Augusta, Princess of Wales*George Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales …   Wikipedia

  • Charles, Prince of Wales — The Prince of Wales redirects here. For other people known as Prince of Wales, see Prince of Wales. Prince Charles redirects here. For other people known as Prince Charles, see Prince Charles (disambiguation). Prince Charles …   Wikipedia

  • Clan écossais — Carte des clans écossais La société traditionnelle écossaise fonctionne sur le mode du clan. L appartenance à un clan se signale par le nom patronymique et les couleurs particulières du tartan, c est à dire le motif que l on retrouve sur le kilt …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 1977 — This article is about the year 1977. For other uses, see 1977 (disambiguation). Millennium: 2nd millennium Centuries: 19th century – 20th century – 21st century Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –   …   Wikipedia

Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»